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You Snooze, You Lose … Don’t Drive Drowsy

You Snooze, You Lose … Don’t Drive Drowsy

Charity Perry, Staff Writer

October 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

You hear these sentences quite often. "Drive Alert. Stay Unhurt," or "Drive Alert. Arrive Alive." What do these slogans actually mean, though? Their message is clear: Don't drive drowsy. There are a lot of movies and commercials that include actors falling asleep while driving, but you don't really...

Little Things … Big Meanings

Little Things … Big Meanings

K'Leigh Keesee, Business Manager

September 26, 2016


Filed under Columns, Showcase

The best things in life are free. Hugs While hugs are not exactly one of the things most people might consider as one of their important things, I on the other hand, do. A small act to show someone you care about them even when they are going through tough times. Hugs aren’t always given during ha...

Easier Said Than Done

Easier Said Than Done

Leslie Germany, Editor

September 23, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

As teenagers we always claim ourselves to be ‘grown up,’ and we think we have everything under control. Truth is, I'm not officially ‘grown up,’ and I can't even imagine what life is actually like when you do grow up, because truth is, I just turned 18. I’m barely five weeks into my senior...

Break-ups, Breakdowns, Get-Back-Ups

Break-ups, Breakdowns, Get-Back-Ups

Charity Perry, Staff Writer

September 15, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Breathe in. Breathe out. We all know the feeling. Heartbreak. It's a word everyone says, but some know all about it a little too well. Heartbreak is a word no one really thinks about, until it actually happens. This word carries literal meaning. You recognize its reality when the pain in your...

Pokemon Go-es Off-Course in Groom

Pokemon Go-es Off-Course in Groom

Kodi Tiffin, Staff Writer

September 14, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Here in Groom, Texas, Pokemon Go has a multitude of glitches in its GPS (Global Positioning System) with its Pokestopes and Pokemon Gyms. First things first, Pokemon Go, an app created by Niantic - The Pokemon Co., imports Pokemon into the world virtually for you to catch and level up yourself ....

A Step Toward Change

A Step Toward Change

Charity Perry, Staff Writer

September 2, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

New hallways, different routes, a new ag barn and a new auditorium - those are all just a little bit of what's pictured for the possible new and improved Groom Independent School District - if the proposed bond passes. For those of you who don't know yet, there are plans for the school to be rebuilt....

Blessed with No Regrets

Blessed with No Regrets

Leslie Germany, Editor

August 26, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Editor's note - World Youth Day is an event for young people organized every three years by the Catholic Church. This summer I was blessed with the opportunity to attend World Youth Day in Kraków, Poland. When I first got involved with this event, I didn't think much of it. As time went on and with...

Farewell Address from Former Tiger

Farewell Address from Former Tiger

Julie Sierra, Writer

May 18, 2016


Filed under Opinion

As many of you readers know (or have yet to know), today is my last day as a Groom Tiger. I have been in a few Triple T's, written many opinions pieces and feature articles, taken pictures, and worked on the yearbook. My time as a Tiger has ended, but not my friendships with the people I've gotten to k...

Victories, Losses, Teammates, Endings

Victories, Losses, Teammates, Endings

Larry Roskens, Tennis Coach

May 15, 2016


Filed under Columns, Showcase, Sports

Editor's Note: Coach Larry Roskens submitted this personal sports column prior to leaving with his state tennis doubles team last week. The doubles team of Carson Ritter and Nate Roskens will compete in the state tennis meet, held in College Station on Monday and Tuesday, May 16-17. In August 2002,...

Life Lessons from Mom

Life Lessons from Mom

Chelsey Lamb

May 8, 2016


Filed under Columns, Showcase, Tiger Blog

I don’t know how to write a sappy Mother’s Day story that will make everyone jealous of our relationship. My mom is not like that. She was never the person I ran to when I had problems, and she drives me insane half of the time. My mom was never my best friend, but I’m glad she wasn’t.   ...

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