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Q&A with Conor McKenna, a varsity baseball player

Q&A with Conor McKenna, a varsity baseball player

Evan Theros '18, Staff Writer
May 26, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring

How would you describe your season so far? It wasn’t as good as we expected but we’re doing pretty good.  We have a winning record in the league and it has been fun. I have enjoyed hanging out with the players everyday on and off the field. I made friends that will hopefully last a lifetime. What...

Girls Varsity lacrosse team loses playoff match to Bloomfield Hills, 17-10

Girls Varsity lacrosse team loses playoff match to Bloomfield Hills, 17-10

Harper McClellan, Staff Writer
May 25, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Sports, Spring

The girls Varsity lacrosse team ended their season in a playoff match, losing to Bloomfield Hills 17-10 on May 23rd. “We could improve on our communication that is big, we did kind of okay on that but communication definitely and also when we are working down the field, getting open for those tr...

Summer swimming

Summer swimming

Margot Baer '18, Staff Writer
May 18, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Sports

Swimming is known for its intense pre and post season training and intense practices to prepare for meets. South alumni, Molly Walsh’16, is a summer swim coach at the Grosse Pointe City Neff Park. In the past, she was coached for Grosse Pointe Gators Swim Club and this will be her third summer c...

Overcoming obstacles on ice

Overcoming obstacles on ice

Caitlin Miller '18, Guest Writer
May 18, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Sports

A moment cannot define you, but it can have a big influence on the way you look at things.  Everyone's experienced, or will experience, a bump in the road every now and then, and it may have a huge impact or leave you without a scratch. This year I had the unfortunate burden of breaking my wrist afte...

Game, set, match

Game, set, match

Kari Ronning '20, Guest Writer
May 18, 2017
Filed under Sports

The JV tennis team at South is now in season. There are new players, fresh tennis balls and many returning faces, including the JV tennis coach, Paula Cornwall. According to Cornwall, she will have coached for 10 years for the JV girls tennis team at South and she is excited to see what this seas...

Crossed: The differences between boys and girls lacrosse

Crossed: The differences between boys and girls lacrosse

Treasy Dedelli '18, Guest Writer
May 16, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Sports

There are many qualities both girl and guy lacrosse players need to possess in order to compete and perform well. One, perhaps the most important, is being consistent and determined. The players should be consistent and practice both at home and at school. One way you could practice at home is to p...

The calm before the storm

The calm before the storm

Aidan Walsh '20, Guest Writer
May 16, 2017
Filed under Sports

In the past season, the Rowing Team has gained recognition and a formidable status as an up and coming group that poses a serious threat to rival rowing teams, according to senior rower Stephen Malbouef ’17. Operating out of the historical Detroit Boat Club building on Belle Isle, the team ha...

Boys varsity lacrosse defeats Eisenhower

Boys varsity lacrosse defeats Eisenhower

Mac Welsher, Staff Writer
May 11, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Sports, Spring

This Wednesday, the South Varsity Lacrosse team took to the field against Eisenhower on their senior night, to fight for their third win of the season. South's Varsity A team has 17 seniors including Noah Adams (Michigan State), Will Buhl (Kansas), Rob Burton (Western Michigan), Connor Brannagan (M...

Women’s Fitness Club to provide girls with workout motivation

Women’s Fitness Club to provide girls with workout motivation

Sarah Stevenson '19, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, News, Sports

The Women’s Fitness Club is a new organization this year that will provide women with workouts with other South students. The club is run by presidents Maddie Kolomjec and Madison Bedsworth, both ’18, and is supervised by English teacher, Elizabeth Lulis. The club was created to bring women of South...

Girls varsity tennis tournament

Girls varsity tennis tournament

Ray Hasanaj '18, Supervising Page Editor
April 26, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Sports, Spring

The girls varsity tennis team played several high seeded teams which included Northville, Troy, and Ann Arbor Pioneer in a tournament this past Saturday. Team co-captain Maddie Paolucci ’17 had positive things to say about the tournament and her team’s performance. “The tournament went pre...

Cross-Town Clash at Comerica Park

Cross-Town Clash at Comerica Park

John Francis '18, Supervising Page Editor
April 22, 2017
Filed under Features, Sports, Spring

A tradition that is sure to bring in a big crowd no matter what sport is being played.

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