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Senior adds ‘Miss Hockey’ to list of accolades

Senior adds ‘Miss Hockey’ to list of accolades

March 29, 2012

Christy Flom '13 | Clubs Editor With three State Titles, three years as captain, and multiple All State awards, Claire Boyle '12 will add the Miss Hockey award to her long list of achievements as a four year South varsity hockey player.             Miss Hockey is an award given to one...

South runners sweep national competition

South runners sweep national competition

March 26, 2012

T.A. Keating | Online Entertainment Editor Haley and Hannah Meier, both ’13, were victorious in the New Balance Indoor High School Championships. Hannah Meier claimed the 1 mile championship by a mere fraction of a second, said cross-country and track coach Steven Zaranek. This makes her the fastest high school runner in...

Varsity basketball starter shares heartbreak on state championship run

Varsity basketball starter shares heartbreak on state championship run

March 20, 2012

CHRISTY FLOM '13 | Online Clubs Editor How? How did we lose our 18-point lead in the third quarter? How did we manage to have all of our turnovers in the fourth quarter? How did we not stop Grand Haven’s guard with less than ten seconds left before she scored a lay up? How did the referees not call a foul on freshman Cierra Rice’s last drive to the ...

Photos: Lady Blue Devils fall to Grand Haven 54-53

Photos: Lady Blue Devils fall to Grand Haven 54-53

March 19, 2012

CONOR BUCKLEY '12| Executive Web Editor The Lady Blue Devils lost to the Grand Haven Bucs 54-53 on Saturday, March 17 in the Girls Basketball Class A State Championship. The girls varsity basketball team finished 23-4. Caitlin Moore '12, Claire DeBoer '13, and Cierra Rice '15 lead the team, head...

So Close: Girls basketball loses State Championship game 54-53

So Close: Girls basketball loses State Championship game 54-53

March 17, 2012

MIKEY SULLIVAN AND PAUL KUHNA BOTH '13 | Staff Writers In the closing seconds of the Class A State Championship the Lady Blue Devils lost against the Grand Haven Buccaneers, 54-53. The scoring came in bunches and the Blue Devils were led by Caitlin Moore ’12, Claire DeBoer ’13 and Cierra Ric...

Girls basketball beats Ann Arbor Huron 44-41, heads to championship game

Girls basketball beats Ann Arbor Huron 44-41, heads to championship game

March 16, 2012

  BY PAUL KUHNA | Staff Writer '13 The Lady Blue Devils basketball defeated Ann Arbor Huron in the State Semifinals on Friday at the Breslin Center, 44-41. South will play for the Class A State Championship against Grand Haven at noon on Saturday in East Lansing. For the second straight game in a row, Claire DeBoer ’13 had a double-double, with 16 points...

School ends early Friday for basketball game

March 15, 2012

CONOR BUCKLEY '12| Executive Web Editor Due to staffing issues, Principal Dr. Matt Outlaw made the executive decision to release students at 12:34 p.m. on Friday, in order for students and staff to be able to attend the girls varsity basketball game in East Lansing, Mich. at 2:50 p.m.  “It was...

Moore’s 19 points lead Blue Devils in thriller

Moore’s 19 points lead Blue Devils in thriller

March 14, 2012

  RYAN NEWA '12 | Online Sports Editor Behind an incredible effort from guard Caitlin Moore '12, the girls varsity basketball team staved off Waterford Kettering, 58-54, in the state quarterfinals on Wednesday.  With the win, the Blue Devils advance to to the state semifinals on Friday...

Senior discuss playing golf at next level

Senior discuss playing golf at next level

March 14, 2012

BECKY WEILAND '13| Staff Writer The Tower Pulse sat down with Ella Pendy '12 to discuss her love for golf and where she will play in college. 1. How long have you been playing golf and what made you want to play? “ I have been playing golf for about seven years. I learned the game up north...

Men’s varsity basketball team defeats Lakeview in first round of playoffs

Men’s varsity basketball team defeats Lakeview in first round of playoffs

March 7, 2012

PHOTO BY RYAN NEWA '12 |  Online Sports Editor Guard Joe Srebernak '12 drives to the basket during the second half of South's 56-53 victory over Lakeview on Monday.RYAN NEWA '12 | Online Sports Editor Despite 26 turnovers and an early deficit, the men's varsity basketball team advanced to the second roun...

Girls JV basketball team records undefeated season

Girls JV basketball team records undefeated season

February 28, 2012

CASEY LIVINGSTON '14 | Staff Writer For the first time in his 32 years of coaching, Bruce Pelto has overseen an undefeated season with the girls JV basketball team. The team finished its season 18-0 with a Feb. 22 win against St. Clair. “If you would have told me at the beginning of the season we would go undefeated, I...

Kings crowned Neighborhood Club champs

Kings crowned Neighborhood Club champs

February 14, 2012

SAM KUHNA '13 | Staff Writer For the third straight season the Kings made it to the Neighborhood Club championship. And this year, the Kings came out with a win, defeating the Grizzlies 42-41 in the underclassmen league championship game. Being 0-2 in the previous championship games, Kings players were craving that championship s...

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