2019-09-05

September 5, 2019

ULS wins

The host University Liggett School boys soccer team put together a complete game in its Catholic League division opener last week against Detroit Cristo Rey, winning 7-0. The Knights built a 4-0 lead at the half and quickly made it 5-0 early in the second half. The home team tacked on two more goals in the final 15 minutes to […]

Blue Devils start strong

The Grosse Pointe South girls golf team placed second in the Traverse City Tournament right behind defending state champs Northville. Sabel Imesch and Audrey Becker finished in the top 10 as an individual. In addition, the Blue Devils finished second in the Saline Invitational at Travis Pointe Country Club in Ann Arbor. Head coach Rob McIntyre’s squad was led by […]

Knights start season strong

The University Liggett School cross-country program began its season last week, competing in the Anchor Bay Invitational at Anchor Bay High School. For the boys, Ashton Pongratz led the way for the Knights. Other boys who ran were Kelin Flynn, James Dailey, Elias Gaydecka, Garrett Flynn, Ryan King and Evan Provenzano. The host team won the meet with a perfect […]

Rivals see positives

Grosse Pointe North and University Liggett School boys tennis teams battled last week during the Norsemen’s home quad. After the eight matches were complete, the Knights defeated the Norsemen 6-2. Three of them went three sets. At No. 1 singles, William Cooksey of ULS beat Simon Stallings 6-0, 6-0, and at No. 2 singles North’s Adam Naimo rallied to beat […]

Leader

Madison Vallan, a Grosse Pointe South 2016 graduate, has been elected captain by of the 2019 Kalamazoo College women’s soccer teammates. Vallan plays center back for the Hornets, who opened their season Aug. 30 at Milwaukee College of Engineering. She was also named to the 2018-19 All-MIAA Academic honor roll. Vallan is a senior majoring in chemistry. The team finished […]

Norsemen drop two

Grosse Pointe North’s boys soccer team endured a tough couple of games last week, losing 1-0 to Utica Eisenhower and 3-0 to division foe Anchor Bay. Head coach Brad VandeVorde watched as his Norsemen played well, but not well enough to beat the Eagles and Tars. The Norsemen had chances to put goals on the board, but they couldn’t get […]

Knights fall to Marian; Norsemen tie Regina

The University Liggett School girls field hockey team dropped a 4-0 non-league contest to host Birmingham Marian last week. “It is not the most intellectual of the species that survives; it is not the strongest that survives; but the species that survives is the one that is able best to adapt and adjust to the changing environment in which it […]

Fresh start

Grosse Pointe South’s cross-country teams competed in last weekend’s third annual Trenton Watermelon Invitational at Elizabeth Park in Trenton. The boys finished second with 58 points and the girls third with 109 points. Deaborn Divine Child won the boys meet with 42 points. Grosse Ile and Allen Park took first and second in the girls meet with 56 and 78 […]

Norsemen comeback falls short

Grosse Pointe North’s football team opened its season last weekend with a 38-32 home loss to Warrren Michigan Collegiate. The Norsemen’s second-half comeback fell just short. “We put some points on the board, which was great to see,” head coach Joe Drouin said. “We had some adversity during the week, which affected us in the first half. Once we got […]