The Tower Pulse

Pick up game reuniting hockey alumni

December 20, 2010

By: Jen Ryan '12, Satff Writer   The holiday season isn’t the only thing returning alumni have to look forward to. The annual Grosse Pointe South hockey alumni game is being held on Sunday, December 26 at City ice arena, coordinator Harry Brookes said. “All past South hockey players are invi...

Cheerleading shaping a team members personality

Cheerleading shaping a team members personality

December 17, 2010

By: Lily Koss '12, Staff Writer   I am judged for the skirt I wear, how loud I am, and who I support. But I am a cheerleader, and standing on a competition mat in front of five sets of judging eyes isn’t anything unordinary to me.  However, the thought of adults - and other students - judging me used to leave me biting my nails ...

Neighborhood Club basketball game of the week 2: Magic vs. Wizards

Neighborhood Club basketball game of the week 2: Magic vs. Wizards

December 14, 2010

By: Sam Metry '13, Staff Writer   In the second week of the Neighborhood Club’s Junior-Senior season, the Wizards overcame the Magic in the featured game of the week. The final score of the game was 51-41. The Wizards improved their record to 3-0 while the Magic fell to 0-2. The Wizards were le...

Devastating varsity men’s hockey loss to Grosse Pointe North

Devastating varsity men’s hockey loss to Grosse Pointe North

December 13, 2010

By: Ryan Newa '12, Staff Writer   The boys varsity hockey team’s record fell to 5-2 on the season after being routed by archrival Grosse Pointe North 6-1 Saturday night. Scoring opportunities abounded for both teams in the first period, with the Norseman out-shooting the Blue Devils 10-6. ...

Cheerleading switches gears to competive season

Cheerleading switches gears to competive season

December 10, 2010

By: Emi Richardson '12, Staff Writer As winter sports are starting up, South’s cheerleading is going competitive. “We only cheer for some of the home games for girls and boys basketball,” said Coach Lisa Kurtz. “The rest of the season is devoted to cheer competitions throughout December, Janu...

Neighborhood Club basketball game of the week: Celtics vs. Sonics

Neighborhood Club basketball game of the week: Celtics vs. Sonics

December 7, 2010

By: Norman Bird '12, Online Sports Editor Opening the Neighborhood Club basketball season with a bang was the game between Celtics and the Sonics. The game started out close with both teams bringing their top defensive performance with a half time score of the Sonics leading 11-9. The closen...

Neighborhood Club basketball season roster

Neighborhood Club basketball season roster

December 6, 2010

The well anticipated 2010-2011 Junior Senior Neighborhood Club Basketball season is underway with nine teams from South competing in the league. Below are the rosters of South's Junior Senior Neighborhood Club Basketball teams. Celtics Ted Berkowski ‘12 Henry Brophy ‘12 Conor Buckley ‘12 Wes Ci...

Upcoming season ushers addition to varsity ice hockey staff

December 3, 2010

By: Shelby Stone '11, Staff Writer   Already a familiar face to South hockey, Jim Morris has taken an assistant coaching position with the boy's varsity hockey team this year.  “I’m really thankful that he could step up and do more this year. He has always helped out a lot with our posi...

University of Detroit Mercy’s men’s basketball team a possible source of weekend entertainment

University of Detroit Mercy’s men’s basketball team a possible source of weekend entertainment

November 30, 2010

By: Ted Berkowski ‘12, Staff Writer   Timeout is called and a pep band begins to play the fight song as fans sing along. The stadium is not sold out, but spirited fans are in attendance at Calihan Hall, where University of Detroit Mercy’s men’s basketball team plays its home games. The atmosphe...

Special feature: football’s road to state semi-finals

Special feature: football’s road to state semi-finals

November 24, 2010

By: Mike Esse '11, Managing Editor South varsity football's 2010 season playoff run can only be described as nothing less than a monumental unprecedented achievement. 'The Tower Pulse' offers this downloadable feature with pictures and briefs from each playoff game right up to state semi-finals. Ad...

South ends football run with a 51-0 loss at state semi-finals

South ends football run with a 51-0 loss at state semi-finals

November 22, 2010

By: Mike Esse '11, Managing Editor In the state semi-finals against Farmington Hills Harrison Saturday, the Blue Devils came in clearly as the underdog, the role they played all season. An interception by Jeff Blazoff ’11 on Harrison’s first drive and holding the Hawks to only three points ...

A season of futility lies ahead for Wolverines basketball

November 22, 2010

The University of Michigan's basketball season is underway. ‘The Tower Pulse’ gives it opinion on key aspects of their ongoing season. Read our recent similar review of Michigan State's ongoing basketball season (click here.). By Ryan Newa '12, Staff Writer   After a debacle of a 2009 season in which the team finished...

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