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Big Competitors: In a tournament on Feb. 1, teams compete to win the championship. As playoffs have begun, the next games are set for Feb. 15th.

Intramural inspires tough competition

Kate Rogula, asst. sports editor
February 16, 2024

Friends and family come together every Thursday night, filling the bleachers in support of South’s boys’ intramural basketball. The program provides an alternative option for students at South...

Standing Tall: Boys varsity basketball stands for the pledge of Allegiance before a game as they get ready for their next opponent. Before this matchup, the team values hard work and communication in order to secure the victory.

Battle of the Titans

Anna Ivanov, asst. sports editor
February 16, 2024

Walking into their showcase, Battle of the Titans, with a 17-5 record, varsity boys’ basketball came to impress, hosting a shootout with seven other top teams from Illinois and Wisconsin. On...

Flag Football sanctioned by IHSA

Kate Shambo
February 16, 2024

After months of anticipation, flag football is officially an Illinois High school Association (IHSA) sanctioned sport. IHSA removed flag football from the Emerging Sports list, a list of sports that...

Photo courtesy of Jessica Lee

Lee skates to success

Danielle Joseph, sports editor
February 16, 2024

Lights dim. Blades screech. A spotlight casts upon the girls on the ice. The crowd of girls features senior Amanda Lee, Team USA Synchronized Skater, who is about to compete in one of the most...

JF1 vs CW13

Danielle Joseph, Sports Editor
February 16, 2024

After a disappointing end to the 2023-2024 National Foot- ball League (NFL) season, the Chicago Bears are tasked with one of their most important off-seasons decisions in franchise history- keeping current...

Photo courtesy of Amber Hwang

Mietus: A rising star

Anna Ivanov, asst. sports editor
February 16, 2024

From clinics at three years old to com- peting in the all-around on South’s varsity gymnastics team, freshman Allie Mietus has been a gymnast for most of her life. The only freshman on the girls’...

Girls gymnastics leaps to success

Girls’ gymnastics leaps to success

Kate Shambo and Conor Burke
December 22, 2023

The balance beam is not the only thing Girls’ Gymnastics will be balancing on this upcoming season. The team looks to create a healthy divide between the mental and physical aspects of the sport, as...

Running for replenishment

Running for replenishment

Kate Shambo, asst. sports editor
December 22, 2023

The sun begins to set, and the sound of tennis shoes against pavement echos off of the houses nearby. Groups of students shuffle back to South, as this marks the start of winter running club. Senior Grace...

Photo by Alex Dardynskiy

Wrestling into new season

Jonnie Devine, staff writer
December 22, 2023

This year saw a record breaking number of 110 students try out for the wrestling team, Pat Castillo, Varsity Wrestling Head Coach, said.  Not only has there been a profound increase in the number of...

Illustration by Erika Li

Injury causes athletes’ setbacks

Reese Foxman, staff writer
December 22, 2023

Sophomore Jessica Traub was about to finish one of her dances for Varsity Poms. When getting up from her final pose, her knee popped out of place. She froze in pain. After about 30 minutes of anguish and...

Teacher hits home run to Pakistan

Teacher hits home run to Pakistan

Kate Shambo, asst. sports editor
November 17, 2023

Childhood dreams come to fruition, as Freshman Baseball coach and English Teacher Taimur Raja steps up to the plate and anticipates playing in the Asian World Championship for baseball.  The Asian...

Making plays happen

Making plays happen

Dani Biniam, staff writer
November 17, 2023

This upcoming winter, students attending South have planned to participate in some winter athletic programs. The sports are led by a team manager, leading the team to success. Justine Yam, Girls’...

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