The Tower Pulse

Senior Night Faces Some Changes Among COVID-19 Restrictions

Zach Farrell '21, supervising editor

October 16, 2020

For Senior athletes around the country, like girl’s varsity golf captain Peyton Lancaster ’21, this was a tough season. She and her teammates faced a roller coaster of ever-changing regulations regarding safety protocols, and feared that they wouldn’t be able to experience their last season at...

Masked up and ready for fall sports

Cameron Buhler 21', Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

The fall sports season has been a headache for several teams. From not knowing if they’re going to play or not, to adding several new rules and regulations, teams were forced to adjust. This year, the football team went from playing to getting their season postponed, to playing again with seve...

New Regulations for Fall Sports

Infographic by Patrick Koeppen

Ethan Bell, Staff Writer

October 11, 2020

This fall season sport have been hit hard by COVID-19, with new regulations and rules appearing throughout the season. These new rules and regulations have been very confusing to both players and parents and although some are consevertial all rules have been put in place to protect student athletes and...

Booth Emails About Spectator Rules at Sports Events

Booth Emails About Spectator Rules at Sports Events

Gia Cavaliere, Staff Writer

October 11, 2020

Grosse Pointe South High School’s fall sports has been taking place over the past weeks. These sports were approved to take place with safety changes regarding Covid-19. South parents and students were reminded of these changes through an email just last week. Chris Booth, the athletic director of...

Blue Devils football suffers first defeat

The Blue Devils suffered their first loss to MAC Red opponent Dakota but remain at 2-1 on the year.

Ryan Caldwell '21, Photographer

October 11, 2020

After an emphatic week one victory against the highly ranked Romeo combined with a week two win at Eisenhower, the Blue Devil Varsity Football team looked to continue their streak at home against Dakota, a matchup between two top 15 teams in the state and it was expected to be a tight contest. Two...

How to watch fall sports during COVID-19

Brad Kemper ‘21, Staff writer

October 5, 2020

Returning to play fall sports in the midst of a pandemic is a daunting challenge, but there are a few ways that you are able to watch games this year. These precautions include the limitation of fans at home sporting events to two persons of a blood relationship to each player, according to Michigan High Scho...

Athletes face a new reality this fall

Kennedy Mason ‘21 winds up for a pass against Grosse Pointe North.

Mike Hamilton '21, Web Editor

October 5, 2020

As fall sports return both athletes and coaches have to grapple with new safety guidelines. After the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) reinstated all fall sports, there were many unknowns that still needed to be answered. Ultimately new guidelines were set to ensure the protection...

College committed athletes staying active in lockdown

Cam Mallegg '20 officially committed to play baseball for Butler last November.

Jacob Harris '21, Web Editor

May 20, 2020

With spring sports being cancelled due to COVID-19, college committed athletes are faced with a lot of adversity before their first seasons at the next level. Spring sport athletes especially face this challenge with the cancellation of their final season. According to Butler baseball commit Cam...

Keeping athletes motivated in quarantine

With spring sports being cancelled, South coaches are still striving to keep players on their game during lockdown.

Andrew Acker '21, Staff Writer

May 14, 2020

Though high school sports seasons were supposed to be well on their way at this time, due to the COVID-19, all MHSAA sports were canceled. These cancellations brought new challenges for spring sports coaches as they tried to keep their players motivated, and stay in contact with them during the absence...

Opinion: Addressing inequalities, advantages

Opinion: Addressing inequalities, advantages

Navya Chamiraju ’20, Section Manager

May 3, 2020

Almost my entire high school career has been defined by one activity-- rowing. As I evolved through the years, rowing remained constant in my life. Fortunately, I had the privilege of being able to be a part of the team through South and the Detroit Boat Club, and I have come to realize what a g...

Privileged to participate

Privileged to participate

Julia Gebeck '22 and Olivia Buda '22

May 3, 2020

While watching high school sports, the costs and behind the scenes of the game may not be the first thing that comes into your mind. Many South students play sports without knowing the costs that go into playing. In the case of ice hockey, skates can cost from $150-800, with the rest of the ge...

Four-legged friends ride out quarantine

Four-legged friends ride out quarantine

Grace Whitaker '22, Web Editor

May 3, 2020

During these strange and uncertain times, most people have put themselves into self isolation without too much difficulty-- they’ve stopped going out, going to work or seeing the people they love. But for horse owners, following the state-mandated Stay-At-Home order has been a little difficult. Sophie ...