The Tower Pulse

Boys hockey shuts out cross-town rival

Boys hockey shuts out cross-town rival

Kaitlin Nemeh '18, Staff writer

December 19, 2016


Filed under Featured Content, Sports, Winter

Students, families and friends gathered to watch South defeat North in the rivalry ice hockey game Friday night, ending with a score of 4-0. To South players it means everything to beat North, Bobby McKillop, head coach, said. “This is what you play for, you play for your rival games, this ...

Women’s hockey team dominates rival

Women’s hockey team dominates rival

Emma Andreasen '17, Multi-media

December 19, 2016


Filed under Featured Content, Sports, Winter

The women’s hockey team played Grosse Pointe North Thursday, mercying them at the beginning of the third period. The final score was 8-0 with a shut out from goalie Bridget Donaldson ‘17. “We worked very well as a team, and it’s always exciting to beat our rival team.” Donaldson said. The ...

Q&A with Team Michigan cross country runner

Q&A with Team Michigan cross country runner

Donald McGlone '19, Staff writer

December 15, 2016


Filed under Featured Content, Sports, Winter

Q: What does being on Team Michigan mean? A: “Being on Team Michigan means you have to place in the top 12 of senior.”   Q: How do you establish the top 12? A: “The best 50 seniors are invited to race, and you have to get top 12 once you race.”   Q: How does it fe...

Varsity football’s playoff run provides excitement

Varsity football’s playoff run provides excitement

Adam Cervone, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

The varsity football team proved to be victorious over their rival Grosse Pointe North Nov. 4, 2016 for the Division Championship, with the final score 24-14 at home. Grosse Pointe South felt pretty confident going into the game; they felt they were not going to let an opportunity slip away like the ...

Students discover new activity in weight lifting

Students discover new activity in weight lifting

Michael French '17, Staff Writer

November 9, 2016


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

A new hobby for many high schoolers has arisen in modern day: weight lifting. It’s not that no one has done it in previous years, but now almost all upperclassmen can be seen at the gym every evening after school. There is no apparent reason for the recent trend, so when a couple seniors at south ...

Success in the franchise of hockey video games: NHL 17

Success in the franchise of hockey video games: NHL 17

Robert Welsher, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Sports

The new Electronic Arts (EA) sports video game, NHL 17, is another success in the franchise of hockey video games. This year, NHL 17 took a big step in the right direction, adding new spins and tricks on offline and online gaming modes and took a bigger look on the customization part of the game. ...

South vs. North playoff preview

November 3, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports

By Adam Cervone '17 | Staff Writer Grosse Pointe South Varsity football team looks for revenge after their loss to rival Grosse Pointe North earlier in the year. On September 23, South lost to North at the annual match up 8-4. When asked what was South looking to do different, Captain Andrew Sharp ‘...

Football team wins first playoff game handily

Football team wins first playoff game handily

Emma Andreasen, Multimedia Editor

November 1, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports

The boys varsity football team won their first round of playoffs 32-6 against Port Huron Northern at home on Oct. 28. They will advance to play Grosse Pointe North at home this Friday Nov. 4. “The game on Friday was all in all a game to prepare for North,” captain Logan Mico ‘17 sa...

Varsity tennis places ninth at states

Allison Macleod, staff writer

October 27, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports

South's boys’ varsity tennis team placed ninth at states two weekends ago at Herbert Henry Dow High School in Midland. “The team was very successful this season,” John Sullivan ‘17, team co-captain said, “But we could have played better.” The team prepared for this tournament by hav...

Q and A with varsity tennis captain

Q and A with varsity tennis captain

Evan Theros, Staff Writer

October 25, 2016


Filed under Sports

Q: How has the season been overall? A: Better than last year, at least.  I feel like our team has better players overall that help us do better at regionals and better at states this year. Q: Did the team have any goals at the beginning of the season.  If so, have you reached them? A: One goal was to get at ...

Tennis team hopes to place within the top 10 at the State Championship

Tennis team hopes to place within the top 10 at the State Championship

Madeleine Glasser, Copy Editor

October 12, 2016


Filed under Fall, Featured, News, Sports

The boys’ varsity tennis team placed second at regionals on Thursday, qualifying them to compete for the state championship this weekend. The team practiced and worked hard in preparation for the match, according to David Scupholm ‘17, one of the players. “We practiced and played a lot of matc...

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