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The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

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The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

Dual roles: teachers to coaches

Stella Ivanov and Peyton Knorr
November 10, 2022

When thinking of the role of teachers and coaches, many think the jobs are separate. However, some teachers at South are coaches after school hours end, Philip Ralston, varsity boys’ basketball Head...

Learning to embrace the power of rejection

Sarah Ordway, co-opinions editor
May 20, 2022

I was the worst player on my middle school soccer team. In fact, whenever our team was winning by enough points, our coach made a rule: nobody was allowed to score except for me. From my own impressions,...

Sports Spotlight

Emily Pavlik, co-sports editor
April 22, 2022

Four World Cup titles. 1991, 1999, 2015, and 2019. Women players earned $99,000 a year, $4,950 per game. While the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team has won the women’s World Cup four times in the...

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South alumni, Iñaki Bascaran passes away at 23

Grace Clark and Kris Blumberg
November 13, 2021

He was “magnetic”, “the king of dancing”, and a “goofball”. These are the words people used to describe Iñaki Bascaran in remembrance of his life at his memorial service. Bascaran’s funeral...

Hall of Franco: The life of a dual varsity sport athlete

Skylar Kreske, co sports editor
November 12, 2021

The dome is buzzing with excitement; it is Sept. 15, and students file in to partake in South’s annual fall sports assembly, among the crowd is senior Franco Fernandez-Enjo. He strides towards the bleachers...

Lining up at center field, the boys lacrosse team stands together at the start of a game in the 2019 season.

IHSA cancels spring sports season

Skylar Kreske and Emily Pavlik
April 27, 2020

Matthew Larsen, varsity boys’ lacrosse coach, said that his excitement for this season was like no other. Larsen was ready to take the field until the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) announced...

Aspiring Athlete: Making a daring pass across the field, junior Grace Diehl shoots for gold as she plays for the soccer team Eclipse North, featured in both pictures above. Diehl explained that it has been a major aspiration of hers since a young age to play soccer at the collegiate level.

Diehl looks forward to a soccer career at Cornell

Lily Christopherson and Caroline Ohlandt
November 15, 2019

In the biggest game of her life, junior Grace Diehl remembered sprinting back onto the soccer field with a concussion and broken nose after a rough collision with an opposing player in front of Cornell...

Magnificent Midfielders: Advancing the ball downfield, junior midfielder Jimmy McMahon looks to pass the ball downfield against the Niles West Wolves.

Boys’ soccer thrives under new leadership

Erin Sullivan, staff reporter
October 14, 2017

  The South boys’ soccer team began the Reggie Lara era with a bang. The Titans’ ushered in the new era with a victory in the Titan Invite on Sept. 2 according to Lara.   Titans...

KICKING AND SCREAMING: Following through on a kick, junior Callie Pekosh launches a ball down field during a game against New Trier on April 19. The Titans tied New Trier by a score of 1-1.

Women’s soccer maintains winning record

Sophie Hensley, asst. sports editor
April 22, 2016

The women’s soccer team is halfway through their season with a current record of 8-2, placing in their original sectional for playoffs for the first time since 2007, according to Head Coach Seong Bong...

ADAMOPOLOUS IN THE AIR: Warming up for the game against Palatine, senior goalie Perry Adamopolous dives to save a shot on goal. The Titans are 7-6-2 so far this season.

Men’s socceer aims to perform well in playoffs

Hannah Mason, co-editor-in-chief
October 2, 2015

The men’s soccer team aspires to place first in the south division of conference, a goal they haven’t achieved since 1984, this season, according to head coach Seong Bong Ha. The past few years the...

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