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Marching bands, football stands and the choices between them

Marching bands, football stands and the choices between them

November 4, 2015
Filed under Band and Orchestra, Fall, Featured, Features

By Lauren Thom ’18│Staff Writer Playing high B-flats and football is proving to be a lot to handle for specific students at South who are involved with both marching band and the football teams. Miles Dearing ‘19 has been playing football since he was eight years old.  He started this year’...

Boys soccer defeats Roseville, advances in playoffs

Boys soccer defeats Roseville, advances in playoffs

October 25, 2015
Filed under Fall

By Adam Cervone '17 | Sports Editor Boys soccer dominated Roseville last Thursday with a final score of 7-0. Roseville slim chances going into this game, especially when South scored within seconds after kickoff. “Coming into this game we knew that Roseville did not have the strongest team, yet...

Volleyball loses to big competition at home

Volleyball loses to big competition at home

October 22, 2015
Filed under Fall, Sports

By Adam Cervone '17 | Sports Editor Girls volleyball lost to the Eisenhower Eagles at home on Tuesday, Oct. 20, by a score of 3 matches to 1. “In the first part of the game, we really started to click, all of the team was working really hard it is just that we were not getting the bounces we need,...

Boys tennis finishes 8th at state tournament

Boys tennis finishes 8th at state tournament

October 21, 2015
Filed under Fall, Sports

By Margot Baer '18 | Staff Writer The boys tennis team qualified for states with 19 points and had two teams win their regional flight, captain Nick Costakis’16 said. “The tournament we played in was a big preparation and we just practice everyday after school.” Costakis said about ...

Football secures playoff spot with Friday’s win

Football secures playoff spot with Friday’s win

October 20, 2015
Filed under Sports

By Griffin Brooks '16 | Staff Writer The varsity football team clinched a spot in the playoffs last Friday after they beat Utica Ford 28-7. The blue devils started out slowly against Utica’s aggressive football team, giving up an interception and a 53-yard touchdown in the first two minutes ...

Victorious Senior Night for girls field hockey

Victorious Senior Night for girls field hockey

October 15, 2015
Filed under Fall, Featured, Featured Content, Galleries, Sports, Uncategorized

By Abby Ottenhoff '17 | Staff Writer Girls varsity field hockey crushed the Academy of Sacred Heart at Wednesday night's game, bringing home a 4-1 victory. Senior Night celebrated the field hockey careers of seniors Allyson Hartz, Becca Adams, Madeline DesNoyer and Madison Thomas. All players were on th...

Football defeats Utica to continue winning streak

October 13, 2015
Filed under Sports

Michael French | Staff Writer Varsity football pounded Utica High School Friday night with a final score of 30-0. South was dominant and a lot was moving in the right direction that evening. The Blue Devils defense was solid with a shutout performance. "Tonight we were on our game, Goose Egg D s...

Just keep swimming

Just keep swimming

October 8, 2015
Filed under Fall, Featured, Sports

By Lauren Thom '18│Staff Writer As one of the premier swimmers in the nation, Jacob Montague '16 was selected to be a member of the USA Swimming Junior National Team on Sept. 16.   For each event, USA Swimming accepts the top six times in the country for swimmers under 18 years old. Montagu...

Varsity tennis team defeats North

Varsity tennis team defeats North

September 17, 2015
Filed under Fall, Featured Content

By JD Standish '18 | Staff Writer The boys varsity tennis team was victorious against North, 5-3, this Wednesday, Sept. 16. Key wins came from captains Jacob Schwessinger, Kevin Dietz, Patrick Willard and Nick Costakis, all ’16, John Sullivan ’17, Teddy Sweeney ’18 and Sean Miller ’19. “I ...

Girls volleyball sweeps North

Girls volleyball sweeps North

September 11, 2015
Filed under Fall, Featured, Featured Content

By JD Gray '16 | Staff Writer “Bump set spike it. That’s the way we like it!’  The roar of the packed student section at the North versus South varsity girls volleyball game last night, echoed chants like this as South’s team swept North 3-0 in a best of five set.  South’s game plan go...

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.     ...

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