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Blue Devils victorious in football home opener

Blue Devils victorious in football home opener

August 28, 2015
Filed under Fall, Featured, Featured Content

By Olivia Baratta '16 | Online Editor-in-Chief After last season’s heartbreaking playoff miss, South varsity football kicked off the 2015 season with a 7-0 victory over Mumford High School last night, Aug. 27. Last night’s only touchdown was scored by David Burnett ‘16 with 32 seconds left...

Seniors move onto collegiate athletics

June 3, 2015
Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Upon reviewing Wednesday's final issue of The Tower, it has come to our attention that two student athletes were left of off the page picturing all of South's future college athletes. The Tower takes complete responsibility for this mishap and apologizes for any inconvenience.     ...

Girls tennis finishes 3rd at States

Girls tennis finishes 3rd at States

June 1, 2015
Filed under Featured, Spring

By Will Boyce '15 | Staff Writer On Saturday, May 30, the varsity girls tennis team placed third in the state at the Midland Tennis Center. Head Coach Mark Sobieralski said that when six of the eight flights advanced to the semifinals, he really thought they had a great chance to win it all. The...

Girls track wins Regionals; goes undefeated for the 8th consecutive year

Girls track wins Regionals; goes undefeated for the 8th consecutive year

May 21, 2015
Filed under Featured, Sports

By Jared Brush '15 | Staff Writer Winning has not had been a problem for girls varsity track as this season marks the eighth consecutive time girls track has gone undefeated. This momentum carried over into Regionals where South dominated with a 124 point differential. With the history of this...

Boys lacrosse takes down rival North, 9-7

Boys lacrosse takes down rival North, 9-7

April 30, 2015
Filed under Featured, Sports

Story and photos by Adam Morris '15 | Social Media Director The boys varsity lacrosse team defeated North last night, April 29 with a score of 9-7. South was tied 5-5 at half with their arch rival and changed some things around coming out in the second half. “At halftime we realized we were...

Softball pitcher throws three no hitters, has perfect game

Softball pitcher throws three no hitters, has perfect game

April 29, 2015
Filed under Featured, Sports

By Adam Morris '15 | Social Media Director Sophomore pitcher Emma St. John ‘17 has helped lead the varsity softball team to a record of 10-0 start to the season. St. John has three no-hitters so far, including a perfect game to add to her 15 career no-hitters in travel and high school softball. “I...

Boys lacrosse defeats Eisenhower 8-2, wins third straight game

Boys lacrosse defeats Eisenhower 8-2, wins third straight game

April 23, 2015
Filed under Featured, Sports

Jack Weaver '15 | Staff Writer After persevering through rain and bitter cold temperatures, the boys lacrosse team came out of Tuesday night’s game with an 8-2 victory over Eisenhower (Ike). More importantly, they now lead their respected MAC division, after previously being tied with Ike, and have...

Boys Lacrosse dominates North, 13-5

Boys Lacrosse dominates North, 13-5

April 18, 2015
Filed under Featured, Sports

Video by Adam Morris '15 | Social Media Director https://youtu.be/7BN1IgjKvSo

Senior to play football at University of Nebraska

Senior to play football at University of Nebraska

April 2, 2015
Filed under Featured, Sports

By Jared Brush '15 | Staff Writer Hundreds of hours of hard work have finally paid off for Chase Urbach ’15 when he committed to the University of Nebraska for long snapping. Division I football wasn’t on the radar for Urbach until a couple months ago, when  he received a text message from Nebraska’s...

Girls soccer takes down crosstown rival North, 1-0

Girls soccer takes down crosstown rival North, 1-0

March 31, 2015
Filed under Featured, Sports

By Adam Cervone '17 | Staff Writer Grosse Pointe South girls varsity soccer took a 1-0 victory against rival Grosse Pointe North last night, March 30 at South’s home field. “There was definitely some excitement heading into this game, more than usual because we know everyone on the North team...

Boys lacrosse falls short to Clarkston, 10-6

Boys lacrosse falls short to Clarkston, 10-6

March 25, 2015
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By Jack Weaver '15 | Staff Writer Clarkston spoiled the boys lacrosse home opener defeating the Blue Devils 10-6. Leading scorer for South was Michael Coyle '16, who scored his first hat trick of the season. The first quarter of the 2015 season, showcased defensive dominance, as South held a quick-paced...

Boys JV lacrosse set to open season

March 24, 2015
Filed under Sports

By Adam Cervone '17 | Staff Writer The Grosse Pointe South boys junior varsity A team will face Clarkson High School today, March 24 for the start of the season. Clarkson has a good reputation of developing good players that did exceptionally well in states each year, Nicholas Bojarczyk ‘17 said. “Their...

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