The Tower Pulse

Red Wings home game results in another loss for Detroit

Red Wings take on the Predators in the Little Caesars Arena

Julia Gebeck '22, Staff writer

November 13, 2019

The Detroit Red Wings’ hockey season has not been looking good, and their game Monday the 4 against the Nashville Predators was no exception. Before the game began, the odds were already stacked against the Wings. The Wings have four wins and 10 losses this season, while the Predators have eight...

Boys varsity soccer ends the season on a high note

Rene Robert playing in the North vs South game, the rivalry ended in a tie, but a great game played according to Bennett Smihal.

Julia Ambrozy, Page Editor

November 12, 2019

The boys varsity soccer team recently finished off their season by advancing to the playoffs and regional round.  They played three total playoff games, against Fordon High School, Grosse Pointe North and U of D Jesuit. According to defenseman, Ian Foy ’21, the team put extra thought and preparati...

Young, depth-oriented girls’ swim eyes states

The team meets and cheers before their meet on Sept. 11. Photo by Keely Messacar '21.

Victoria Gardey '20, Online Editor in Chief

October 31, 2019

Moving into the end of their season, the girl’s swim team is working as hard as ever to qualify more swimmers to the state finals. With ten swimmers qualified with state-cut times right now, the team hopes to add even more at the MAC Red division championship the weekend of Nov. 9, according to assistant coach...

JV football ends 7-2 season with loss to Romeo

Midway through the third quarter South scores a touchdown to bring the score to 10-7 Blue Devils.

Matthew Kornmeier '21, Section Manager

October 30, 2019

 The JV Football squad lost their last game of the season against Romeo High School Thursday Oct. 24, ending with a 7-2 record. According to Captain Jack Hall ‘22, the JV squad has had a good season despite the setbacks they have been faced with and their dreaded loss against Utica Ford Hig...

My View: Football player analyzes Blue Devil playoff outlook

The Blue Devils faceoff against Grosse Pointe North  Oct. 18. The Blue Devils have lost only two games this season. Photo by Zach Farrell '21.

Mike Hamilton '22, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

The big question last Sunday at the Blue Devils’ “Selection Sunday” watch party was what division the Blue Devils would be playing in this year. Although the change between division one and division two may seem small, it actually has huge implications on possible opponents the Blue Devils may h...

South dominates North during “North sweep week”

Mia Craparotta '22, Staff writer

October 29, 2019

Winning is always great, but beating Grosse Pointe North always brings a different type of energy and feeling of success to students at South. Last week, South came together to cheer each other on in a successful “North sweep week” where multiple sports teams from South beat their biggest ...

Blue Devils beat Norseman in blowout fashion

South's offense shined in the victory, with two 50+ yard touchdown receptions.

Ian Sancya '22, Staff Writer

October 21, 2019

Grosse Pointe North and South participated in their annual rivalry football game on Friday Oct. 18th with the message being “One GP.” This slogan is promoting a positive and friendly rivalry so that both schools can come together as one GP and have fun. The Blue Devils have dominated the rivalry mat...

Girls’ field hockey team sticks it to Plymouth-Canton with 5-0 win

South's girls field hockey team defeated Plymouth-Canton, thanks to a cohesive team effort. Their record is now 6-4-3.

Gia Agosta '21, Page Editor

October 7, 2019

On Tuesday, October 1 the varsity field hockey team defeated Plymouth-Canton High School with a score of 5-0.  The first goal was scored by Veronica Van Rossen ’21. Van Rossen said it was a great goal that was a result of a well-executed pass from another teammate across the circle which was t...

Varsity soccer eyes state championship, looks to playoffs as season comes to a close

Captain Connor Stencel '20, number eleven, runs to the ball during the Blue Devil's win against Romeo on Setp. 26. Photos by Andrew Acker '22.

Andrew Acker '22, Staff Writer

October 3, 2019

The varsity soccer team now has a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 4 ties after beating Romeo 1-0 Sept. 26 and is well on their way to the playoffs. Soccer player Rene Robert ’21 was able to score the game-winning goal against Romeo, now South is wrapping up its season with only 3 games left. “We fought to the bitter end,” soccer player Bennett Smi...

Behind the scenes of the Friday night lights

Just-Us Welch '20, Copy Editor

October 2, 2019

Through warm, rainy and cold weather, the Grosse Pointe South Varsity Cheer team hits stunts, cheers proud and tumble across the track all while maintaining their smiles every Friday night.  However, according to cheerleader Victoria Boykin ‘20 there are many misconceptions of the hard work and dedica...

Blue Devils football shuts down Utica

Ryan Caldwell '21, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

Friday, September 20 was South Varsity Football’s home opener of the 2019 season. They are 2-1 so far beating Henry Ford and Warren mott, but falling to the Birmingham Groves at a showcase at Wayne State. Due to construction to the new track at South’s field they have been forced to play the f...