The Tower Pulse

The Tower Pulse

The Tower Pulse

Liggett Alum Trinity Lee ’21, Lydia McNanney ’23, Ryleigh O’Donoghue ’23 and North student Luc Henri ’24, pose for a picture after districts during the 2020-2021 season. The A-team placed fourth and the B-team placed first.

Grosse Pointe unified figure skating team ready to take on the season

Anna Gulyas '23, copy editor December 17, 2021

The Grosse Pointe Unified Figure Skating Team is a unique highschool team that combines South, North and Liggett student skaters, differing from other school sports that only include members from one specific...

Olivia Livingstone skates around with teammates before their game. They have started the season off 2-1.

Costs cut into sports equity

Mike Hamilton '22, Associate Web Editor December 16, 2021

Most students have played sport at some point in their life. With such a wide variety of sports and leagues available to kids at all ages its something that kids will do at some point in their life. Many...

Lyssie Moody, Effie Hodges, Liv Livingston, Ellie Smith

Girls varsity hockey team looking forward to their 2021-2022 season

Ella Pazuchowski '23, Staff writer December 6, 2021

The Girls Varsity Hockey Team held their tryouts on Nov. 1. Since then, the team has acquired new players and are looking forward to the 2021 season. Each athlete has a different position and level of...

Boys Varsity Soccer celebrates a big win at regionals against Salem and Monroe. Theyre headed to states to take on Anchor Bay. Photo courtesy:

Boys varsity soccer takes the win at the MAC White Regionals

O'hara Diamond '23, Staff Writer November 17, 2021

The time has finally come for students to go to school in person. This means sports teams can begin practicing again, and students can experience being a part of a team. Boys varsity soccer is just one...

The varsity boys cross country team takes off at the MAC Championships. The Blue Devils has an impressive season, qualifying for the state meet on November 6.

Running into the finish line

Paulina Gallagher '23, Staff writer November 16, 2021

The boys varsity cross country team experienced the climax of their season at the Michigan International Speedway on Saturday, Nov 6 where they competed against several other teams for the state title....

Girls varsity field hockey brings home the State Championship trophy

Girls varsity field hockey brings home the State Championship trophy

Genevieve Boutrous '23, Staff Writer November 15, 2021

After being undefeated in Division 2 East and having a season record of 16-2-1, the girl’s varsity field hockey team advanced to the state championship on Saturday, Oct. 30, where they played Cranbrook...

Joey Klunder 22 shakes the hand of his future head coach and current head coach at the University of Michigan Jim Harbaug

Challenges to college recruitment

Mike Hamilton and Michael Tengler November 10, 2021

The college recruitment process for athletes of all sports has gotten increasingly competitive with the use of tools like social media. Due to everyone looking to gain an edge, companies like Next College...

Alex Prather 22 (middle) and Blake Disher 22 (second from left) pose with former members of the South tennis team after winning the state title.

Boys tennis doubles down at states

Maren VanOsdol , Staff Writer November 8, 2021

On Oct. 16-17, the boys’ varsity tennis team participated in the Division 2 state finals against Midland Dow. After a successful season, the team performed well overall at states, but the standout by...

South players look on as they crush Detroit Renaissance 42-0.

COVID on the field: Football team copes with MHSAA guidelines

Owen Sanford '22 and Michael Tengler '22 September 29, 2021

Following the football team’s rout of Detroit Renaissance on Aug. 26, Grosse Pointe South saw its first COVID-19 repercussions of the 2021 school year. Detroit Renaissance reported a dozen positive cases,...

Sports Recap: The highs and lows of the season

Sports Recap: The highs and lows of the season

Genevieve Boutrous June 8, 2021

As spring sports start to come to an end for this year, it’s time to look back at this season and recognize both the challenges and successes that came along with it. Aside from COVID, members of the...

Boys Lacrosse Affected By Covid

Boys Lacrosse Affected By Covid

Nick Louisell , Staff Writer May 4, 2021

With the COVID-19 running throughout Grosse Pointe, South sports teams are required to test weekly in order to prevent any further spread of the virus. The players in these sports have to jump through...

Crowded and long lines: Athletic COVID testing at South

Crowded and long lines: Athletic COVID testing at South

Dylan Schoenfeld , Staff Writer April 25, 2021

The amount of positive Covid cases in Michigan have been on a steady incline, making it important that schools take extreme caution in response to the virus in the buildings. The spring sports season has...

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