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Boys swimming dominates Romeo in MAC Red League Division, 140-46

Boys swimming dominates Romeo in MAC Red League Division, 140-46

Emma Russell '17, Staff Writer
January 20, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Sports, Winter

South’s boys swim team won their 99th consecutive MAC Red League Division meet against Romeo with a score of 140-46. With Romeo having a smaller team, head coach, Eric Gunderson, wasn’t too nervous going into the meet. Even though his swimmers are in the midst of a tough week of training, it was ...

Girls varsity hockey defeats Bloomfield

Girls varsity hockey defeats Bloomfield

Sylvia Hodges ‘19 and Olivia Mlynarek ‘19, Copy Editor and Staff Writer
January 19, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Sports, Winter

  The girls varsity hockey team beat Bloomfield Hills Blackhawks 9-0 on Saturday, Jan. 14.  The game ended after the second period, since the Blue Devils mercied the Blackhawks.  New head coach Chris Booth said they had expected to win the game, however the team  doesn’t want to embarrass t...

Boys varsity swimming team participates in college level scrimmage

Boys varsity swimming team participates in college level scrimmage

Conner McQueen '17, Staff Writer
January 19, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Sports, Winter

The boys varsity swimming team took part in their annual college meet scrimmage. According to Eric Gunderson, the head coach, the scrimmage serves primarily to give the swimmers a chance to participate in college level events that otherwise they would not get experience in. Assistant coach, Greg Wol...

Girls varsity basketball falls to cross town rival Grosse Pointe North, 52-23

Girls varsity basketball falls to cross town rival Grosse Pointe North, 52-23

Adam Cervone '17, Staff Writer
January 19, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Sports, Winter

The girl’s varsity basketball team lost to Grosse Pointe North, 52-23, at North’s home court, this past Tuesday. “The atmosphere was different because we were playing North and there’s a lot of pressure to do well when we play them,” Savannah Srebernak ‘19 said. At the end of the f...

Boys varsity basketball falls to Utica Stevenson, 53-40

Boys varsity basketball falls to Utica Stevenson, 53-40

Adam Cervone '17, Staff Writer
January 19, 2017
Filed under Featured Content, Sports, Winter

This past week, South’s boys varsity basketball team faced off against Utica Stevenson at home. With four minutes left in the first quarter, Utica had the lead on South, 11 to 8. “We played hard. Well we always play hard, that is out team trademark,” Josh Adams ‘17 said. South’s def...

Boys hockey shuts out cross-town rival

Boys hockey shuts out cross-town rival

Kaitlin Nemeh '18, Staff writer
December 19, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Sports, Winter

Students, families and friends gathered to watch South defeat North in the rivalry ice hockey game Friday night, ending with a score of 4-0. To South players it means everything to beat North, Bobby McKillop, head coach, said. “This is what you play for, you play for your rival games, this ...

Women’s hockey team dominates rival

Women’s hockey team dominates rival

Emma Andreasen '17, Multi-media
December 19, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Sports, Winter

The women’s hockey team played Grosse Pointe North Thursday, mercying them at the beginning of the third period. The final score was 8-0 with a shut out from goalie Bridget Donaldson ‘17. “We worked very well as a team, and it’s always exciting to beat our rival team.” Donaldson said. The ...

Q&A with Team Michigan cross country runner

Q&A with Team Michigan cross country runner

Donald McGlone '19, Staff writer
December 15, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Sports, Winter

Q: What does being on Team Michigan mean? A: “Being on Team Michigan means you have to place in the top 12 of senior.”   Q: How do you establish the top 12? A: “The best 50 seniors are invited to race, and you have to get top 12 once you race.”   Q: How does it fe...

Varsity football’s playoff run provides excitement

Varsity football’s playoff run provides excitement

Adam Cervone, Staff Writer
November 14, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Sports

The varsity football team proved to be victorious over their rival Grosse Pointe North Nov. 4, 2016 for the Division Championship, with the final score 24-14 at home. Grosse Pointe South felt pretty confident going into the game; they felt they were not going to let an opportunity slip away like the ...

Students discover new activity in weight lifting

Students discover new activity in weight lifting

Michael French '17, Staff Writer
November 9, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Sports

A new hobby for many high schoolers has arisen in modern day: weight lifting. It’s not that no one has done it in previous years, but now almost all upperclassmen can be seen at the gym every evening after school. There is no apparent reason for the recent trend, so when a couple seniors at south ...

Success in the franchise of hockey video games: NHL 17

Success in the franchise of hockey video games: NHL 17

Robert Welsher, Staff Writer
November 4, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Sports

The new Electronic Arts (EA) sports video game, NHL 17, is another success in the franchise of hockey video games. This year, NHL 17 took a big step in the right direction, adding new spins and tricks on offline and online gaming modes and took a bigger look on the customization part of the game. ...

South vs. North playoff preview

November 3, 2016
Filed under Fall, Sports

By Adam Cervone '17 | Staff Writer Grosse Pointe South Varsity football team looks for revenge after their loss to rival Grosse Pointe North earlier in the year. On September 23, South lost to North at the annual match up 8-4. When asked what was South looking to do different, Captain Andrew Sharp ‘...

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