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Running into Success

Running into Success

Jamey Germany, Staff Writer

August 29, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

The Groom Cross Country team hit the asphalt Monday, Aug. 8, for the first time this summer. New coaches, Kylee Armenta and Niki Black, didn't just tell the girls what to do, but participated in the "intense" workouts as well. Whether it's running around town, to the cross, or in the weight room, these...

‘New Kid’ Joins Tiger Teams

‘New Kid’ Joins Tiger Teams

Charity Perry, Staff Writer

August 25, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Going from one "Home of the Tigers" to yet another "Home of the Tigers" can be confusing - and even challenging. But for Junior Chandler LaRoe, it isn't at all. Standing at 6' 1," LaRoe sees easily over most around him. Playing left end for the Groom Tiger's football team, fans can find him any...

‘¿Es Amor?’ or ‘Is it Love?’
No Matter The Language …

‘¿Es Amor?’ or ‘Is it Love?’ <br>No Matter The Language …

Leslie Germany, 2016-2017 Editor in Chief

May 26, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

The word wall and the old desks are just a couple of things that made Ms. Leslie Floyd’s classroom different from every other. Hearing her tell the class just how much she hates technology, her used White Deer Independent School District desks, and her old white boards were just a few of the most memorable...

Homegrown Groom, Texas

Homegrown Groom, Texas

Lauren Kuehler, Staff Writer

May 24, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

The little town of Groom, Texas is a part of who I am. It’s nice living and growing up in a small town; the closeness of everybody, knowing that whenever you need help, somebody will always be glad to come to your aid. This is important to me and my family. Groom wasn’t just the start of a town an...

Prom People Parade

Prom People Parade

Julie Sierra, Staff Writer

May 6, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

The junior class has invested hours of headaches and meetings into preparing for the high school prom, which will be this Saturday, May 7. If you want to be on hand to see all of the Groom glamour, then you'll want to be downtown at the gazebo by 5:15 p.m. There will be a parade celebrating prom at...

Baby Chicks Readying to Pip

Baby Chicks Readying to Pip

K'Leigh Keesee, Staff Writer

April 12, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

39 students, 36 eggs, 23 to 25 days, two teachers and one incubator. Science teachers Mrs. Kamy Whatley and Mrs. Dayna Britten are teaching their students about life - real life. Specifically, they are asking their 39 students to place their focus on 36 little eggs - baby pheasants. "I hope...

Student Operates in Leadership

Student Operates in Leadership

William Kelly, Calendar/Junior High Sports Editor

February 27, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

She readies her pen and paper and even grabs an extra writing utensil.  Then, eighth-grader Katelyn Burger prepares to read. "This meeting is now in session," junior Mason Miller said so that everybody could hear him in the midst of the large, table-filled room, surrounded by blue-and-gold banners. "Now,...

Podcast Gives Students A Voice

Podcast Gives Students A Voice

Julie Sierra

February 11, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Students take their places in the center of the high school stage, in charge and in control. Stage left, the audience focuses on moderator Nate Roskens, who waits for the signal to start going live. He glances stage right to Podcast Producer Garet Rocha. His eyes then go to his fellow anchors for th...

Where I was Born

Where I was Born

Justin Cornell, Cartoonist and Weatherman

January 19, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase, Tiger Blog

I was born Jan. 8, 1997, in Central Medical Center in Columbus, GA. I started out living in an old house, the house had seven rooms, all of them spacious. My neighborhood was very small, you could pretty much walk anywhere. Columbus is a large city split into two halves, the residential district and do...

My Name

My Name

Carson Ritter, Editor

January 12, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase, Tiger Blog

Carson Donald Ritter My first name was given to me by my father. Since my mom was allowed to name their oldest child, Dad got to name me. He originally wanted to name me, Jonathan. Yet, due to the lengthiness of the name, he defaulted to his second choice, Carson. My middle name, Donald, is my great...

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