Groom Tiger Times

Carson Ritter

Carson Ritter, Editor Emeritus

Carson Ritter is a senior at Groom ISD. He is an active member in extracurricular activities. He has participated in all Varsity sports for the past 4 years and was a member of the UIL team last year. Carson is very active in the FBC and other community organizations. This is Carson's third year in journalism. Carson is starting on both the football and basketball teams in Groom. Carson loves his job and enjoys the challenges of journalism and broadcast.

You may contact all staff members at [email protected]

Ritter was writer of the week for Week 2 during the 2016-17 school year.

All content by Carson Ritter

[VIDEO] Born on the Road

February 28, 2017

Tigers Today – Feb. 24

February 24, 2017

Tigers Today – Dec. 7

December 7, 2016

Results Release

May 6, 2016

Back-to-Back Bones

March 24, 2016
Here is a look at on of the medals that the athletes won at Lefors. The varsity girls team tied for second in the meet. The varsity boys placed fourth.

Track Season Begins

March 7, 2016
Last Fridays, Feb. 12, Student of the Week photo contained all who had won up to that point.

Photo of the Day 2-12

February 12, 2016
Seventh-grade artist Tre Byers says he is experimenting with Trace Art. He found an image he admired, traced it and added his own splash to create this picture of him as an adult. Whatever you see good in your life, you can outline it to shape your future, Byers said.

Photo of the Day 1-29

February 4, 2016
Photo of the Day

Photo of the Day

February 4, 2016
Senior Nate Roskens reads the Lefors defense. Roskens scored 22 points in the loss. He leads the team in scoring on the year.

Groom vs Lefors Wrap-Up

January 25, 2016
This kangaroo named Joey Clipwas created while the internet was down. This little guy took a lot of work. The class he was made in will remain unspecified, yet the creators were Nate, Carson and Andrew.

Photo of the Day 1-24

January 24, 2016
Smoke billowing from the bus forced players and coaches to call for help to finish the trip home. After the games in Valley, the bus broke down about 13 miles east of town. Mr. Kenneth Payton came to the rescue with the Blue Bird. Here is T&H Towing taking the bus back into town.

Photo of the Day 1-20

January 20, 2016
Junior Carson Ritter and senior Nate Roskens leap to contest a shot. Roskens is considered the anchor of the defense. Ritter leads the team in deflections.

Showdown in the South

January 20, 2016
Ritter has been in the Groom football books throughout the years. In fact, the two greatest achieving football teams in school history had two Ritters on the roster both times. In this first edition of The Autobiography of a Tiger, editor Carson Ritter tells how he came to have his name.

My Name

January 12, 2016
When basketball takes center-stage, the results can be both good and bad. Editor and sports columnist Carson Ritter examines the toll take on athletes and their families due to participating in three tournaments in one month.

Woes of Tournament Season

December 14, 2015
This Wordle was created by Carson Ritter. As the rest of the world has been doing, it uses the colors of the French flag.  This Wordle joins the rest of the world in the support of the French people.

Reflecting on Terror …

November 17, 2015
Grooms cross country season came to an end Saturday in Lubbocks Mae Simmons Park, but not before three students represented the school with strong performances in the Region 1 meet. Senior Andrew Ingle, freshman Cutter Babcock and freshman Madison Friemel all advanced from district to compete. For more information on the regional meet, visit

Cross Country Wrap-Up

October 28, 2015

Podcasting with Purpose

September 30, 2015
The Cross Country running experts are ready to race. The first meet will be this Saturday at 10 a.m. Come and watch Madison Friemel and Andrew Ingle run!

Cross Country Schedule

September 9, 2015
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