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Men’s varsity basketball playoff run ends abruptly

Men’s varsity basketball playoff run ends abruptly

March 14, 2011

By: Norman Bird '12, Online Sports Editor   On March 7, the Blue Devils began their playoff run sluggishly, finding themselves down 11-12 against Lake Shore in the first quarter. They eventually pulled away and won the game with a final score of 62-54. Interview with Coach Grauzer, Boys Varsity Basketball Coach from Towe...

Preview: first round district playoffs

March 7, 2011

Photo courtesy of http://south.gpschools.org By: Norman Bird '12, Online Sports Editor   Mens Varsity basketball (6-10) will be playing Lake Shore High School (7-7) in the first round of the district playoffs, at Grosse Pointe South on Monday, March 7. The Blue Devils have had a rocky start afte...

Neighborhood club playoff finals: Wizards vs. Bulls

Neighborhood club playoff finals: Wizards vs. Bulls

February 15, 2011

By: Norman Bird '12, Online Sports Editor The Wizards playoff run was put to an abrupt stop by the Bulls in a 55-40 loss in the Neighborhood Club championship. Early on the Wizards kept the score close, trailing 12-10 at the end of the first quarter. Ben Fry ‘11 had more than half his team’s points in that quarter....

Neighborhood club playoff semi-finals: Sonics vs. Wizards

February 9, 2011

By: Norman Bird '12, Online Sports Editor   The Wizards extended their playoff run with a 43-32 victory over the Sonics. This was not easily earned for the Wizards, as they had to battle Sonics big man Clarke Hughes ’11, who put up a team high of 11 points. Though Hughes was a tough challeng...

Tower Pulse members debate, predict Super Bowl

February 4, 2011

By: Norman Bird '12, Online Sports Editor and Ryan Newa '12, Staff Writer The Super Bowl is just around the corner and the Tower Pulse has decided to make their predictions on the game. Norman Bird and Ryan Newa, both ’12, argue some key points and how some important factors could determine the outc...

Neighborhood Club playoff quarterfinals: Kings vs. Sonics

February 1, 2011

By: Ryan Newa '12, Staff Writer   A strong all-around team effort allowed the Sonics to hold off a  fourth quarter Kings rally and take the playoff game by a score of 47-37 Sunday in the Neighborhood Club basketball game of the week. Balanced scoring was the name of the game for the Sonics, ...

Varsity basketball fails to trump North once again

Varsity basketball fails to trump North once again

January 21, 2011

By: Mike Esse '11, Managing Editor After starting off slow with only 12 first half points, the boys varsity basketball team came out hot in the second half erasing a 17 point halftime deficit against arch rival Grosse Pointe North to get the score within two points in the closing seconds of the game...

Neighboorhood Club basketball game of the week 5: Celtics vs. Magic

January 18, 2011

By:Ryan Newa '12, Staff Writer   Behind strong efforts from Ted Berkowski and Pat Rennell, both ’12, the Celtics pulled out a come-from-behind 43-36 victory over the Magic in this week’s Neighborhood Club basketball game of the week.  “We just came out hard today,” said Conor Buckley ...

Girls varsity hockey runs over Liggett, 9-1

January 14, 2011

  Photo by Sam Metry '13. Darian Dempsey '13 breaks away from the Liggett defender. South trampled Liggett with a 9-1 victory. By: Ryan Newa '12, Staff Writer   Despite falling behind early, the girls varsity hockey team scored nine unanswered goals and dismantled University Liggett by a scor...

Neighborhood Club basketball game of the week 4: Celtics vs. Warriors

Neighborhood Club basketball game of the week 4: Celtics vs. Warriors

January 11, 2011

By:Norman Bird '12, Online Sports Editor   This week’s matchup of the Celtics vs. Warriors was one of the bigger rivalry games of the season. Despite not being close in score, the game was intense from start to finish, resulting in a 33-17 victory for the Celtics. The game started and ended with the Celtics dominating the Warriors. The...

Boys varsity hockey victorious in Blue Line Classic

January 7, 2011

By: Ryan Newa '12, Staff Writer   Traveling all the way up to Alpena, Mich. for a two-game tournament during the holiday break, the boys varsity hockey team beat up on the competition en route to winning the Blue Line Classic championship. On Dec. 28, the team defeated Petoskey High School 6...

Neighborhood Club basketball game of the week 3: Bulls vs. Wizards

Neighborhood Club basketball game of the week 3: Bulls vs. Wizards

January 3, 2011

By:Ryan Newa '12, Staff Writer   The Bulls (University of Detroit Jesuit High School) edged the Wizards by a score of 42-30 on Dec. 19 in the Neighborhood Club basketball game of the week. Ben Fry ‘11 was fantastic at the beginning of the game for the Wizards, scoring 11 points in the first quarte...

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