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The Oracle

The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

The Oracle

Helping hands

Helping hands

Anna Ivanov, staff writer
February 17, 2023

South sports teams participate in a variety of service events in order to help the community, Julie Smith, junior varsity (JV) and varsity poms Coach, said. She believes that it is important for sports...

Sports support anomaly

danielle joseph, Sports Editor
November 10, 2022

When reflecting on their time in high school, many students will remember the stands packed with blue and gold at the John Davis Stadium and the Titan Dome as the student section cheers loudly to show...

Measuring up: handling sports expectations

Tara Wirtschoreck, asst. sports editor
September 30, 2022

The day of an average high schooler can be filled with a thousand different stressors, but for a student-athlete, this stress is often compounded by a pressure to succeed during sports,  senior Ashi Chikani,...

Fencers lunge back into season

Danielle Joseph and Charlie Bickel
December 17, 2021

Personal growth. That is what Fencing Coach Edward Kaihatsu has seen in the Glenbrook fencers so far this year, whether it is improving every day in practice, becoming a better teammate, or trying something...

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...

Rising like a Phoenix, Martinelli makes his mark

Charlie Mihelic, Staff Writer
October 1, 2021

After a long and prosperous three years playing basketball as a Titan, senior Nick Martinelli looks forward to his fourth and final season before heading off to play as a Pheonix at Elon University in...

Spirituality instills confidence in athletes

Emily Pavlik, asst. sports editor
February 2, 2021

A crisp wind blew across the baseball field. The stands were quiet as the fans watched the pitcher dig his toes into the dirt, a small batter prepared to swing as he narrowed his eyes firmly at the ball....

Complicated Conflict: 
Missing the simpler days of pre-game group photos and football playoffs, seniors Hannah Farkas, varsity poms member, and Anthony Travlos, varsity football captain, agree motivation nowadays is hard to find. However, both appreciate the strict guidlines set in place to bring teams back together as soon as possible.

Quarantined yet again

Charlie Mihelic, asst. sports editor
February 2, 2021

Catching their breath through paper masks, walking through empty school hallways, filling out daily surveys and staying away from teammates during practices have become the reality for student-athletes...

Girls’ tennis remains unmatched with sectional win

Jonas Evans, staff writer
November 20, 2020

The South varsity girls’ tennis team finished sixth in the state last season but Head Coach Megan Ahlgrim and her team weren’t sure if a season would happen this year. The team’s athletes had their...

Rising Rogers: Dribbling up the court, sophomore Sidney Rogers, girls’ basketball player, analyzes the defense at a basketball camp and finishing around the rim, Rogers goes up in traffic against Glenbrook North last year. Though she has only been at South for one full year, her impact on the varsity girls’ basketball team has already been prevalent.


Claire Baim and Olivia Monckton
November 20, 2020

For sophomore Sidney Rogers, girls’ basketball player, nothing is more important than the perfect shot. On the basketball court, Rogers works tirelessly on her jumpshot, using it as a powerful tool to...

Putting Professional: Working on his putting game, senior Captain Sam Collett is trying to keep his team close despite the chaos of the season during a pandemic.

Boys’ golf working to rebound despite inconsistent start

Charlie Mihelic, asst. sports editor
October 3, 2020

Despite a dissatisfactory start to the season, South’s boys’ golf team is hoping to make the most of a season they were unsure would even happen. Senior Captain Mac McGurn believes that the component...

Melancholy Michael: Standing alone on the football field at John Davis Stadium, Varsity Quarterback Michael Bauer contemplates the arrival of his season. Because of IHSA regulations as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the South football season will begin in February of this school year instead of August like normal

Fall athletes cope with season postponements

Tommy Marquardt and Skylar Kreske
October 3, 2020

The smell of fall is in the air. Flannels are out, pumpkin spice lattes are being sold and the lights are on at John Davis Stadium. In the past, that would mean it’s football season. However, because...

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