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South vs North boy’s soccer game recap

South vs North boy’s soccer game recap

Sylvia Hodges, Copy Editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under Fall, Featured Content, Sports

The boys varsity soccer team suffered their second loss to Grosse Pointe North of the season on October 11 at their home field.  The final score was 4-1 for the Norsemen. “Everyone tried their hardest, but we messed up,” player Ben Hanenkamp ‘19 said. The first half began with a North goal th...

How football players prepare for homecoming game

How football players prepare for homecoming game

Katherine Bird, Supervising Editor

September 30, 2017


Filed under Fall, Featured Content, Sports

  Anthony Dermulian "Homecoming is always a game that is a must win, so therefore we prepare the same as it's north, we don't need much motivation because we know what's on the line for this game, we go 110% in each repetition and put forth maximum effort on everything we do."   ...

North South game results in a win for the Norsemen

North South game results in a win for the Norsemen

Olivia Mlynarek and Sylvia Hodges '19, Staff Writers

September 26, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

This past Friday, rivals North and South endured a double-overtime game on South’s turf, resulting in a 26-23 win for North.  Though the loss hit deep for South players and students, the team is optimistic about their performance. “We played real good at times, but we still made too many mist...

Armani Williams: on and off the race track

Armani Williams: on and off the race track

Zach Heimbuch, Tower Radio

September 21, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

At age nine, Armani Williams ’18 first started watching NASCAR races on television, and this fueled his dream to get out on the track himself. The energy and hype surrounding the races wasn’t like anything he had ever seen before. Williams spent his summer traveling all over the North America t...

Advantages of summer training for sports

Advantages of summer training for sports

Aidan Walsh '20, Page Editor

September 20, 2017


Filed under Fall, Featured Content, Sports

Fall sports at South are officially underway, and with most teams a few weeks into their seasons, athletes are remembering their summer training and how it has helped them to begin their season.   Varsity soccer player Alex Bower ’20 elaborated on the importance of off-season training f...

Q&A with Conor McKenna, a varsity baseball player

Q&A with Conor McKenna, a varsity baseball player

Evan Theros '18, Staff Writer

May 26, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Sports, Spring

How would you describe your season so far? It wasn’t as good as we expected but we’re doing pretty good.  We have a winning record in the league and it has been fun. I have enjoyed hanging out with the players everyday on and off the field. I made friends that will hopefully last a lifetime. What...

Girls Varsity lacrosse team loses playoff match to Bloomfield Hills, 17-10

Girls Varsity lacrosse team loses playoff match to Bloomfield Hills, 17-10

Harper McClellan, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Sports, Spring

The girls Varsity lacrosse team ended their season in a playoff match, losing to Bloomfield Hills 17-10 on May 23rd. “We could improve on our communication that is big, we did kind of okay on that but communication definitely and also when we are working down the field, getting open for those tr...

Summer swimming

Summer swimming

Margot Baer '18, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

Swimming is known for its intense pre and post season training and intense practices to prepare for meets. South alumni, Molly Walsh’16, is a summer swim coach at the Grosse Pointe City Neff Park. In the past, she was coached for Grosse Pointe Gators Swim Club and this will be her third summer c...

Overcoming obstacles on ice

Overcoming obstacles on ice

Caitlin Miller '18, Guest Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Sports

A moment cannot define you, but it can have a big influence on the way you look at things.  Everyone's experienced, or will experience, a bump in the road every now and then, and it may have a huge impact or leave you without a scratch. This year I had the unfortunate burden of breaking my wrist afte...

Game, set, match

Game, set, match

Kari Ronning '20, Guest Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under Sports

The JV tennis team at South is now in season. There are new players, fresh tennis balls and many returning faces, including the JV tennis coach, Paula Cornwall. According to Cornwall, she will have coached for 10 years for the JV girls tennis team at South and she is excited to see what this seas...

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