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Senior drives home college commitment to Butler

Senior drives home college commitment to Butler

Cameron Buhler '21, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

Imagine already knowing your plan for college before even beginning senior year. No stress about college applications or tours. For some, like Cam Mallegg ’20, this is reality.  Mallegg committed to Butler University in early March of his junior year to pursue his dreams of a career playing bas...

Boys’ cross country team is running towards big goals this season

Boys’ cross country team is running towards big goals this season

Maggie Quinn '22, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

The boys’ cross country team has a long tradition of qualifying for the MHSAA cross country state finals, and this year is no different.  With about 85 kids on the team, head coach Mark Sonnenberg believes there is a high chance of making it happen this year. To make this happen, his goal is to w...

Girl’s golf wedges way to first

Alston Smith '21 prepares for another round against rival Norseman.

Kyle Harrison '21, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

The girls’ varsity golf team swept Grosse Pointe North off their feet as they took the win at Lochmoor Club during their match date. Captain Kaitlin Ifkovits ’20 won her match, shooting a 38 on the course and demolishing North’s team once again. Ifkovits, as well as her teammates, played extrao...

Falling for fashion

Victoria Gardey '20, Online Editor in Chief

September 16, 2019

Just keep swimming: Depth-oriented girl’s swim sets high goals

Keely Messecar '21, Web Editor

September 16, 2019

As the Grosse Pointe South girls swim team prepares for their intense season, the team has set high hopes for the season and are ready to do well, according to head coach John Fodel. “I have high goals, we are a young team but we have a lot of talent. We are more depth-oriented this year bu...

Field Hockey’s hard work pays off against Gabriel Richard

The team huddles up during their game against FGR.

Julianna Tague '22, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

Players on the varsity and JV teams reflected the supportive and driven community of South field hockey at their respective games against Father Gabriel Richard on Wednesday, Aug. 28. Varsity head coach Jessie Rouleau, who began coaching for South last year, started her first year as South’s head...

First half turnovers prove to be too much for the Blue Devils as they lose to Groves 34-21

Alex Shaheen '20 surveys the field at Wayne State University.

Mike Hamilton '22, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

Early turnovers plagued the Grosse Pointe South Blue Devils as they were defeated by the Birmingham-Groves Falcons 34-21.  Both teams came out of the gate looking sloppy. The game started with three consecutive turnovers. Unfortunately for the Blue Devils, Groves’ Damon Dunbar picked off Senior Quarterb...

Boys track sets new school records at State Finals

Boys track sets new school records at State Finals

Spencer Rajewski '21, Staff Writer

June 7, 2019

Thanks to their success in this year's regionals, the boys track team took on states on June 1 in Grand Rapids, and performed very well. This year the team got to send 10 of their qualifying runners along with two alternates and set two new school records while there. “I would 100 percent call this year's states a success considering me and my fr...

Baseball wins senior night, looks to state playoffs

Baseball wins senior night, looks to state playoffs

Ryan Caldwell '21, Staff Writer

June 7, 2019

Thursday, May 30 was the varsity baseball team’s last home regular season game. The team  played Detroit Edison Public School Academy, hoping to improve their below .500 record. Cody Shook ’19 started on the mound for the Blue Devils on a beautiful day to commemorate the seniors. Shook st...

Queen of the Court: Kate Beardslee ’21

Beardslee warming up for a big match with her doubles partner Maddie Hurley '20

May 23, 2019

Her excellence in the grade books matches her excellence on the courts. Kate Beardslee ’21 and her doubles partner scored a nearly undefeated record this season on the Girls Varsity Tennis team. Now, she plans on fighting for the state title. According to Beardslee, she began her tennis career relatively y...

Recap of the NHL third round playoffs

Photo courtesy of the NHL

Sylvia Hodges '19, Supervising Copy Editor

May 22, 2019

Boston Bruins vs. Carolina Hurricanes The Boston Bruins swept the Carolina Hurricanes in order to advance to the Stanley Cup Final, with a final score of 4-0 in game four of the series. This marks the 20th time in franchise history where  the Bruins have advanced to the final. The Bruins’ top line, ...

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