2019 Football Preview: Grosse Pointe South

2018 Record: 8-2

By: C & G Sports Staff | Grosse Pointe Times | Published July 16, 2019

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vs. Birmingham Groves (10-3) — 4 p.m. Aug. 30 at Wayne State University
Groves and South have only met up one time before this matchup, with Groves earning a 44-10 victory in the 2016 playoffs.
 
at Utica Ford II (3-6) — 7 p.m. Sept. 6 at Sterling Heights Stevenson
South cruised past Ford last year, winning 28-0. The Blue Devils’ last loss to the Falcons was back in 2005.
 
at Warren Mott (7-3) — 7 p.m. Sept. 13
The all-time series between the Blue Devils and Marauders is 5-5. South defeated Mott 38-0 last season.
 
vs. Utica High (1-8) — 7 p.m. Sept. 20
South hasn’t lost to Utica since 2006. The Blue Devils defeated the Chieftains 35-10 last season.
 
vs. Port Huron High (3-6) — 7 p.m. Sept. 27
The Blue Devils have owned the all-time series, boasting a 41-10 record. South shut out the Big Reds 28-0 last season.
 
at New Baltimore Anchor Bay (3-6) — 7 p.m. Oct. 4
South is 20-4 all-time against Anchor Bay and has won the last three matchups by double digits, including 27-13 last season.
 
vs. Macomb L’Anse Creuse North (4-5) — 7 p.m. Oct. 11
South has won three straight meetings against North and hasn’t allowed the Crusaders to top 14 points in those matchups. Last year, the Blue Devils prevailed 40-13.

vs. Grosse Pointe North (1-8) — 7 p.m. Oct. 18
The rivalry has been tight over the last few years, but North holds a 31-20 lead in the all-time series. South won last year’s meeting 54-0, marking the largest margin of victory in the series. The previous record came in a 49-0 North victory in 1993.
 
at Romeo High (6-4) — 7 p.m. Oct. 25
The Blue Devils have struggled against Romeo the last few seasons. South’s last win over the Bulldogs was back in 2014. Romeo won 41-16 last season.

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