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South’s varsity volleyball team wins districts

South’s varsity volleyball team wins districts

Imran Siddiqui, Copy Editor

November 26, 2017


Filed under Fall, Featured Content, Sports

The volleyball team served, set and spiked to a big victory; after a long season, South’s varsity volleyball squad became district champions by defeating Cass Tech high school, a formidable opponent, according to captain Charlotte Brecht ’19.   The district finals took place on Nov. 2, and in five sets the t...

South sailing team wins third state title in a row

South sailing team wins third state title in a row

Bianca Pugliesi, Supervising Copy Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

This past month, South’s sailing team came out with a victory at states, winning their fourth state title in the past five years.   “Being a senior and a captain, I felt that I had to win states this year to set the team up for success for years to come,” Blake Stackpoole ’18 said....

Player of the week: Matt Moran

Player of the week: Matt Moran

Dominic Dulac, Web Section Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

Q: When did you start playing soccer?   A:When I was probably like three or four years old- really early.   Q: So you’ve been playing for how many years now?   A: Around 12 or 13 years.   Q: What got you interested in playing for South?   A: I love soccer, and it’s also v...

Player of the Week: Isaac Kado

Player of the Week: Isaac Kado

Piper Eschenburg '18, Copy Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

-What commitments do you have to do for cross country?   "We have practice five days a week and then we have a meet every Saturday. So we go to practice every day after school from 3:30 to about 5:00 or 5:30. Friday nights before the football games we have our pasta parties. We wake up Saturd...

Veterans’ soccer game honors those who served

Veterans’ soccer game honors those who served

Harper McClellan, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under Fall, Featured Content, Sports

The Veterans’ varsity soccer game will be held at South, with the veterans’ ceremony starting at 7 pm.   “North and South team together and alternate hosting some sort of military appreciation night every year,” John Moran, a parent organizer said.   The two teams partic...

South vs North boys soccer game recap

South vs North boys 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...

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