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Students Reflect on their Dedication to Sports

Students Reflect on their Dedication to Sports

Allison MacLeod '19, Staff Writer

June 11, 2018


Filed under Sports

Wake up at three in the morning, drive for four hours to Indiana, play volleyball for eight straight hours, shower, set alarm, go to sleep, repeat. This is a regular weekend schedule for Cynthia Hogan and Charlotte Brecht, both ’19. They each play at different, but still elite volleyball levels;...

Final Round Recap

Sylvia Hodges '19, Copy Editor

June 8, 2018


Filed under Sports

The 2018 Stanley Cup Final marks the sixth time in NHL history where two clubs are chasing their first Stanley Cup.  The last time this happened was in 2007, between the Anaheim Ducks and the Ottawa Senators, when the Ducks defeated the Senators in five games to take the Cup.   Las Vegas Golden...

Recap of the NHL third round playoffs

Sylvia Hodges '19, Copy Editor

May 25, 2018


Filed under Sports

Winnipeg Jets vs. Las Vegas Golden Knights The Las Vegas Golden Knights continue to make history by being only the third franchise in NHL history to make it to the Stanley Cup Final in its inaugural season.  The Golden Knights beat Winnipeg 4-1 in their series, with the final game featuring a sc...

Recap of the NHL second round playoffs

Recap of the NHL second round playoffs

Sylvia Hodges '19, Copy Editor

May 23, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

Winnipeg Jets vs. Nashville Predators Despite forcing a game seven, the Nashville Predators were unable to defeat the Winnipeg Jets to move onto the Western Conference Final.  Before entering the playoffs this year, the Jets had never won a playoff game before, and won this series 4-3. The Jets h...

Girls sports at Grosse Pointe South

Girls sports at Grosse Pointe South

Regan Koenig '21, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

Sports: One of America’s most valued traditions. Sports have been loved by almost everyone for hundreds of years, for fun, stress relief or just to compete against others. According to Christina Ibanez “21, sports are fun and good for college. She said inclusivity is a vital factor for her socce...

Teacher of 32 years reflects on Pistons’ Final in Main Gym

Teacher of 32 years reflects on Pistons’ Final in Main Gym

Victoria Gardey '20, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Features, Sports

The year was 1960, there were eight NBA teams, only four TV channels and two basketball teams facing off in the Grosse Pointe High Gymnasium--the Detroit Pistons and the Minneapolis Lakers. After their usual host, The Olympia, was booked for the Ice Capades, the Pistons looked to the University o...

NHL playoffs first round recap

Sylvia Hodges '19, Copy Editor

April 26, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring

Vegas Golden Knights vs. LA Kings The Golden Knights continued to make history in their inaugural season by becoming the first team to sweep the first round in its first year.  Vegas goalie Marc-Andre Fleury allowed a total of three goals in four games. The second game of the four between the two tea...

Girls varsity lacrosse begins their season

Girls varsity lacrosse begins their season

Chase Clark '18, Page Editor

March 28, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, Sports, Spring

The girls varsity lacrosse team faced off against Canton on Monday, March 26, in their second game of the season. The game was played at home on the turf. It was a close game the whole way through with South leading most of the time, but Canton took the win with a final score of 13-12. “I thi...

Amidst board investigation athletic director suddenly resigns

Amidst board investigation athletic director suddenly resigns

Katherine Bird '18, Supervising Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Featured Content, News, Sports

Former athletic director, Jeremy Hawkins, a member of the Blue Devil community for nearly eight years, submitted his resignation on Jan. 12 to officially resign on Jan. 19. Curiosity sparked surrounding the situation and word spread like wildfire around the Grosse Pointe community. With this came quest...

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...

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