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Looking ahead to girls’ winter sports

The girls hockey team from last year takes the ice in one of their early contests.
November 4, 2020

This winter sports season is approaching fast and many student athletes are waiting in anticipation for the start. While girls swimming has already begun, with a very good record needless to say, tryouts...

Girls’ varsity hockey team adapts to COVID-19

Informational flyer for the girl's varsity hockey team. The girls are starting to move forward with their season.
November 4, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the regular seasons of virtually every sport and many student athletes have been left to wonder whether or not they will be able to play at all in 2020. This fall,...

Freshman’s first winter sports

Freshman’s first winter sports
November 2, 2020

  Every year, freshmen have to adjust to their new team, but 2020 will be unlike any other year. COVID-19 has changed the way sports will be played this year and all team members will be...

Jada Divita commits to Lipscomb University for volleyball

Jada Divita ’22 spikes a ball during a game with South’s varsity volleyball team. After graduating from South, Divita plans on attending Lipscomb University to play D1 volleyball.
November 2, 2020

As soon as she hears the solid thump of the volleyball against her arms, Jada Divita ’22 anticipates the muffled roar of the crowd and the swarming celebration of her teammates to soon follow. According...

Girls golf team takes 12th place in state tournament

Left to right: Elli Ritchner ‘21, Jennifer Crowley ‘21, Audrey Becker ‘21, Alston Smith ‘21 and Giada Cavaliere ‘23 pose for a team photo with flowers that a mom on the team gave them. Photo credit: Kevin Nugent.
October 31, 2020

Grosse Pointe South’s Girls Golf team took on States last Friday. The events leading up to states were Divisionals and Regionals. The team took first place in both tournaments directing them into the...

The uncertain future of winter sports

The uncertain future of winter sports
October 23, 2020

COVID has changed the normal routine of many school events, and winter sports are just another activity to add to the list. With the season approaching, the questions regarding health risks and protocols...

Fall sports recap

The Varsity football team holds a record of 3-2 in the MAC Red heading into a matchup with the rival Norsemen.
October 23, 2020

With fall sports approaching the end of their seasons, let’s take this time to recap the highlights of each team. Starting with Varsity Football, with a current record of 3-1. This season has definitely...

Girls varsity volleyball faces changes due to the coronavirus

The volleyball girls enjoying their social distanced practice. Photo Credits: Tricia Groustra
October 23, 2020

South’s varsity volleyball team had no cuts this year, making the team larger than usual. The team has always been very competitive throughout South history and isn’t common to not cut players off...

Senior Night Faces Some Changes Among COVID-19 Restrictions

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...

Masked up and ready for fall sports

Jackson Lambert '22 stands over a pile of players in the Varsity Football Team's win over Romeo. All teams are required to wear face shields attached to their helmets.
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,...

New Regulations for Fall Sports

Infographic by Patrick Koeppen
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...

Booth Emails About Spectator Rules at Sports Events

Booth Emails About Spectator Rules at Sports Events
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...

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