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Buttons, Basketball Ads, and T-Shirt Orders

Buttons, Basketball Ads, and T-Shirt Orders

August 21, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

It's that time again. Grab your new 2017 Groom Tiger football t-shirts to support this year's team. There are two this year. Both are available in short sleeve, long sleeve or as a hoodie. All short sleeve ones are $15, long sleeve shirts are $18 and hoodies are $26. Photo Buttons are also available...

Dreaming, Working, Achieving

Dreaming, Working, Achieving

Kaylie Ritter, Staff Writer
May 18, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Senior Caroline Britten runs down the court, setting up a defensive zone with her teammates. The crowd yells in the background, cheering on the Tigerettes. This scene occurred repeatedly just a few months ago. Basketball was only one of four sports Britten has participated throughout her years of...

Helper…Mayor…Farmer…Referee…Umpire… It’s a List …

Helper…Mayor…Farmer…Referee…Umpire… It’s a List …

Chandra Rice, Staff Writer
May 10, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

One man can be found in a key seat on most days year round - and especially during the school year - and that seat usually places him up front and in charge. Whether he was at the head of the city council table or at the front of a school bus, Groom Mayor Joe Homer could be found serving others. This...

Music Maker

Music Maker

William Kelly
May 5, 2017
Filed under Features, GTTV, Showcase

Freshman William Kelly shares a package on senior Garet Rocha.

Flyin’ High … Author Shares Personal Story

Flyin’ High … Author Shares Personal Story

Chandra Rice, Staff Writer
April 5, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

There's a "small" town just north of Amarillo called Fritch with a population of around 2000, and one of those residents has a name Groom readers have come to know: Stephen Hartman. Hartman has been performing since the age of 8 and plans to continue performing for a while, especially if it brings more...

Working Like a Dog

Working Like a Dog

Kaylie Ritter, Staff Writer
March 20, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Service dogs have two key purposes: protect and help their owner in the day to day tasks that that person may not be able to do with impairments. Having a hearing impairment comes with a lot of difficulties. That is why dogs like Haven, who visited the Small Animal Management Class this semester, are...

A Leap Into Her Future

A Leap Into Her Future

Justina Coronado, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Her ambition and determination get her over the bar, not only in high jump, but also in the struggle of finishing high school early - one year ahead, to be exact. "I decided to graduate early in January," now senior Charity Perry said. "Because I'm just ready to get out of the small town of Groom...

Chasing Dreams, Helping Others

Chasing Dreams, Helping Others

Leslie Germany, Editor
March 7, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

His slow easy-going walk is recognizable and is always accompanied by his relaxed posture and loud voice. But, no matter how bad his day has been, or how tired he feels, senior Jeff Marshall will have a smile on his face and will do his best to make everyone around him laugh. Marshall, also known as...

Bringing Unity, Looking Ahead

Bringing Unity, Looking Ahead

Chandra Rice, Staff Writer
February 28, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

As the song "May We All" by the Florida Georgia Line group plays in the background, Senior Leslie Germany types with intensity, getting what she needs to do done, modeling what to do for the team she brings together and leads daily. It's not homework, she's working on, though, she's helping her fellow...

Finding His ‘Way’ Land

Finding His ‘Way’ Land

Ginna Miller, Staff Writer
February 17, 2017
Filed under Features, GTTV, Showcase

Article Update - Scroll to the bottom of this article for a video of Carson Ritter representing the Groom FCA at the 2017 Panhandle FCA Victory Banquet on Feb. 26 at the Amarillo Civic Center. He also received the Panhandle FCA Male Athlete of the Year award and scholarship. In the midst of Tigers young...

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