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Figure skating performs strong at Dearborn

Figure skating performs strong at Dearborn

January 20, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Sports, Winter

By Hannah Connors ‘16 | Copy Editor The Grosse Pointe unified figure skating team performed well at their second competition of the year, Tuesday Jan. 12 at Dearborn Ice Skating Center. The team consists of 14 girls, a combination of Grosse Pointe South and Grosse Pointe North students. The team is...

Boys basketball serves it up to Fraser 65-41

Boys basketball serves it up to Fraser 65-41

January 15, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Sports, Winter

By Jack Roma ‘17 | Staff Writer On Tuesday, Jan. 12 South boys varsity basketball defeated Fraser High School 65-41 in a game where the Blue Devils started off strong and never took their foot off the gas. “We played a lot harder on defense and played a lot faster both ways,” Zane Draper ‘17 said, ...

Girls hockey defeated by rival Liggett

Girls hockey defeated by rival Liggett

January 13, 2016
Filed under Featured, Featured Content, Sports, Winter

By Emma Russell ‘17 | Staff Writer On Tuesday, Jan. 11, the Grosse Pointe South girls hockey team lost to their rivals, the University Liggett School, with a score of 3-4. However, this game was only a scrimmage, so the loss does not count against their record. “I think we gave up a few bad g...

Girls varsity hockey defeats Plymouth Canton

Girls varsity hockey defeats Plymouth Canton

January 10, 2016
Filed under Sports, Winter

By Michael French ‘17 | Staff Writer The girls hockey team defeated Plymouth Canton High school Tuesday by a score of 4-1. Goals were scored by Lauren Kramer, Erin Brannagan, Maria Di Cresce, and Solana Bryson all ‘18. The team holds a 5-1 record so far this year with wins over rivals Grosse Pointe ...

South wrestling comes out on top at district meet

South wrestling comes out on top at district meet

January 8, 2016
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By Sydney Stann ‘17 | Staff Writer The South wrestling team won their eleventh meet on Wednesday Jan. 9 with a final score of 44-36. Their record for this season is currently is 9-2. Head Coach Tony Cimmarusti said, “Record wise, we’ve beaten some pretty good teams, and we also took third ...

Four athletes sign letters of intent

Four athletes sign letters of intent

December 15, 2015
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By Jack Holme '17 | Page Editor Four South senior athletes signed letters of intent to play in college on Dec. 11 in the student commons. Two out of the four student athletes will stay inside Michigan. Benna Ames ’16 will attend Emory University in Ga. She will play basketball. The Emory womens team reached...

Boys hockey improves record to 3-1 with win over Divine Child

Boys hockey improves record to 3-1 with win over Divine Child

December 4, 2015
Filed under Sports, Winter

By Mac Welsher '17 | Staff Writer Boys varsity hockey finished with a victory over Divine Child this Thursday with a score of 3-0. Adam Pitters ‘17 had the only goal in first period to break up the score and put the Blue Devils ahead. “This game was a well needed win. After the struggle ag...

Varsity volleyball ends season against Livonia Churchill

Varsity volleyball ends season against Livonia Churchill

November 18, 2015
Filed under Fall, Sports

By Beth Coyle and Maddie DesNoyer Both ‘16 | Staff Writers The varsity volleyball team finished its season last Thursday night with a record of 10-6. Last year, the team lost a lot of seniors, a majority of their starting lineup, so the team was very young Lexi Kohut ‘17 said. “It took us a...

Football defeats Sterling Heights, prepares for game against East English Village

Football defeats Sterling Heights, prepares for game against East English Village

November 6, 2015
Filed under Fall, Sports, Uncategorized

By Jon Theros '16 and Brennan Zihlman '18 | Staff Writers  The varsity football team won its first playoff game last Friday night 41-7 over Sterling Heights. The team got off to an early start, scoring on its first possession of the football. Logan Mico '17 threw three touchdown passes, two c...

Fridays Football game is giving away free hot dogs and pizza

November 4, 2015
Filed under Fall, Sports

By Adam Cervone '17 | Sports Editor Students who want a free pizza slice or hot dog can bring their game ticket and their student ID to the concession stand this Friday during the 2015 District final game at 7:00 p.m. This event is sponsored by the GPS Grid Iron Club. Only tickets purchased go...

Girls cross country advances to state finals for the 36th year straight

Girls cross country advances to state finals for the 36th year straight

November 4, 2015
Filed under Fall, Sports

 By Zoe Evans '17 | Staff Writer  Girls cross country had their biggest victory of the season with a score of 45 at regionals in Metro Beach on Friday. The team’s top seven varsity runners moved on to the state finals on Saturday. Captain Anna Piccione '16 felt that this win was not luck but a combination of e...

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