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Girls sports at Grosse Pointe South

Girls sports at Grosse Pointe South

Regan Koenig '21, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018

Sports: One of America’s most valued traditions. Sports have been loved by almost everyone for hundreds of years, for fun, stress relief or just to compete against others. According to Christina Ibanez “21, sports are fun and good for college. She said inclusivity is a vital factor for her socce...

Teacher of 32 years reflects on Pistons’ Final in Main Gym

Teacher of 32 years reflects on Pistons’ Final in Main Gym

Victoria Gardey '20, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018

The year was 1960, there were eight NBA teams, only four TV channels and two basketball teams facing off in the Grosse Pointe High Gymnasium--the Detroit Pistons and the Minneapolis Lakers. After their usual host, The Olympia, was booked for the Ice Capades, the Pistons looked to the University o...

NHL playoffs first round recap

Sylvia Hodges '19, Copy Editor

April 26, 2018

Vegas Golden Knights vs. LA Kings The Golden Knights continued to make history in their inaugural season by becoming the first team to sweep the first round in its first year.  Vegas goalie Marc-Andre Fleury allowed a total of three goals in four games. The second game of the four between the two tea...

Girls varsity lacrosse begins their season

Girls varsity lacrosse begins their season

Chase Clark '18, Page Editor

March 28, 2018

The girls varsity lacrosse team faced off against Canton on Monday, March 26, in their second game of the season. The game was played at home on the turf. It was a close game the whole way through with South leading most of the time, but Canton took the win with a final score of 13-12. “I thi...

Amidst board investigation athletic director suddenly resigns

Amidst board investigation athletic director suddenly resigns

Katherine Bird '18, Supervising Editor

February 12, 2018

Former athletic director, Jeremy Hawkins, a member of the Blue Devil community for nearly eight years, submitted his resignation on Jan. 12 to officially resign on Jan. 19. Curiosity sparked surrounding the situation and word spread like wildfire around the Grosse Pointe community. With this came quest...

South’s varsity volleyball team wins districts

South’s varsity volleyball team wins districts

Imran Siddiqui, Copy Editor

November 26, 2017

The volleyball team served, set and spiked to a big victory; after a long season, South’s varsity volleyball squad became district champions by defeating Cass Tech high school, a formidable opponent, according to captain Charlotte Brecht ’19.   The district finals took place on Nov. 2, and in five sets the t...

South sailing team wins third state title in a row

South sailing team wins third state title in a row

Bianca Pugliesi, Supervising Copy Editor

November 2, 2017

This past month, South’s sailing team came out with a victory at states, winning their fourth state title in the past five years.   “Being a senior and a captain, I felt that I had to win states this year to set the team up for success for years to come,” Blake Stackpoole ’18 said....

Player of the week: Matt Moran

Player of the week: Matt Moran

Dominic Dulac, Web Section Editor

November 2, 2017

Q: When did you start playing soccer?   A:When I was probably like three or four years old- really early.   Q: So you’ve been playing for how many years now?   A: Around 12 or 13 years.   Q: What got you interested in playing for South?   A: I love soccer, and it’s also v...

Player of the Week: Isaac Kado

Player of the Week: Isaac Kado

Piper Eschenburg '18, Copy Editor

October 24, 2017

-What commitments do you have to do for cross country?   "We have practice five days a week and then we have a meet every Saturday. So we go to practice every day after school from 3:30 to about 5:00 or 5:30. Friday nights before the football games we have our pasta parties. We wake up Saturd...

Veterans’ soccer game honors those who served

Veterans’ soccer game honors those who served

Harper McClellan, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017

The Veterans’ varsity soccer game will be held at South, with the veterans’ ceremony starting at 7 pm.   “North and South team together and alternate hosting some sort of military appreciation night every year,” John Moran, a parent organizer said.   The two teams partic...

South vs North boys soccer game recap

South vs North boys soccer game recap

Sylvia Hodges, Copy Editor

October 16, 2017

The boys varsity soccer team suffered their second loss to Grosse Pointe North of the season on October 11 at their home field.  The final score was 4-1 for the Norsemen. “Everyone tried their hardest, but we messed up,” player Ben Hanenkamp ‘19 said. The first half began with a North goal th...

How football players prepare for homecoming game

How football players prepare for homecoming game

Katherine Bird, Supervising Editor

September 30, 2017

  Anthony Dermulian "Homecoming is always a game that is a must win, so therefore we prepare the same as it's north, we don't need much motivation because we know what's on the line for this game, we go 110% in each repetition and put forth maximum effort on everything we do."   ...

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