Groom Tiger Times

Dreaming, Working, Achieving

Senior Caroline Britten receives the

Kaylie Ritter, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017

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...

Tigers, Ettes Extend Track Season

Sophomore Cutter Babcock jumps over a hurdle in the 110 hurdles race. Babcock was one of the 14 athletes who earned spots to compete at the area meet on April 19.

Caroline Britten, Features Editor

April 12, 2017

The Groom Tigers and Tigerettes earned 20 spots for the area track meet.  The competitors of 1A District 2 met yesterday, April 11, in White Deer to decide who would compete at the next level. The Tigers and Tigerettes traveled the 15-mile trek on Tiger 1 to meet their other five opponents: Hedley,...

A Series of One Last Times …

Caroline Britten, Features Editor

March 30, 2017

Senior Caroline Britten begins her series of columns on how the "last" events of her school career have left a list of one-more-chance memories.

Bringing Unity, Looking Ahead

As the editor of the school's online student news site, senior Leslie Germany works to

Chandra Rice, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017

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...

Old Tradition Returns To Groom

Junior Jamey Germany pulls out a heart from her locker.

Caroline Britten, Feature

February 10, 2017

A bucket filled with girls' names passes from boy to boy. That name that highlights each individual sheet drawn must be kept a secret for an entire week. For the first time in three years, the '16-'17 student council has brought back 'Big Brother, Little Sister' week to Groom halls. The two-time-a-year...

Reachin’ Up to Playoffs

Senior Carson Ritter goes up for a layup. The Tigers won their game against the White Deer Bucks.

Caroline Britten, Features Editor

February 6, 2017

Ending the night with a last-minute loss and a last-minute win, the Tigerettes and Tigers played against the White Deer Bucks and Does Friday night, Feb. 3, on home court for the final time this season. The night provided fans with two repeatedly said "exciting games." The 'Ettes fell short to the Does,...

Promposals – Where are They?

Sydney Ritter says

K'Leigh Keesee, Business Manager

February 3, 2017

UPDATE - Feb. 17 Hallie Thompson promposed to Laurel Fields on Thurs., Feb. 16, with "The 7 Reasons why you should go to prom with me" method. Also, on Thursday, Cade Linquist promposed to Ginna Miller by using a scavenger hunt and leading her to the gym where he hid with a sign that said "I'd be LI...

Senior Night
Photo of the Day – Feb. 3

The senior class will be hosting a raffle for this quilt tonight, Feb. 3, during Senior night, and tomorrow, Feb. 4. during the junior high tournament. Tigers and Tigerettes will be playing White Deer today, starting at 6 p.m. Senior recognition will be between the girls' and boys' games. The raffle tickets for the quilt will be $1. The scheduled drawing for the yearbook raffle has been delayed to allow the focus to stay on the seniors tonight, adviser Lisa Roskens said.

Leslie Germany, Editor

February 3, 2017

Keep an eye out for daily pictures that give a glimpse of life at Groom.

Luck Runs Short

Junior Chandler LaRoe helps run the Tiger offense against the Fighting Irish. LaRoe scored 5 points in this match-up, which left Groom on the losing side of this game with a score of 25 to 59.

Caroline Britten, Features Editor

January 30, 2017

The Groom Tigers and Tigerettes traveled last Friday evening to play against the Shamrock Fighting Irish and Lady Irish. The 'Ettes fell short, 36-61, resulting in a current third-place tie in district. The Tigers also lost, 25-59,  causing them to be currently placed fourth. Sophomore Sydney Ritter...

Tigers Sink Pirates’ Ship

Junior Jamey Germany lines up her shot on the free throw line. The 'Ettes and Tigers won their game Tuesday night.

Caroline Britten, Features Editor

January 25, 2017

Groom Tigers and Tigerettes played the Lefors Pirates and Lady Pirates Tuesday night on home court. Both Groom teams came out victorious, each adding another win to their district records. The 'Ettes, with the district record of 4-2, sunk the Lady Pirates, 53-16. The Tigers, whose record is now 2-3,...

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