Groom Tiger Times

All We Do Is Win

Senior Cutter Babcock and junior Whitt Ward rush the Silverton Owls offense during the game on Aug. 31.  The Tigers won 58-6 and will play again this Friday in McLean.

Kaylie Ritter, Staff Writer

September 4, 2018

The Groom Tigers had their first official game this weekend. The Junior Varsity team played Wildorado and the Varsity team played Silverton. Both teams had huge success Friday night. The JV team pulled away with a 52-0 win, closing the game at halftime. The Varsity team won with another big gap, ending...

Silverton Owls vs. Groom Tigers – Aug. 31

Silverton Owls vs. Groom Tigers - Aug. 31

Matthew Bowen

August 31, 2018

Football broadcast of Groom Tigers vs. Silverton Owls on Aug. 31 Click the play button to hear the Tigers play the Owls.

Saying “Si” to Groom

Coach and math teacher Josiah

Kirsten Rice, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018

From small town Rankin to small town Groom, this new coach has lots to do. "I'm most excited to be able to work with a great group of guys and coaches." said Exum. Josiah "Si" Exum is the assistant football and the head boys basketball coach, but coaching is not the only thing this new teacher...

Buttons, Basketball Ads, and T-Shirt Orders

Pictured above are the order forms for t-shirts, photo buttons and basketball ads.

August 21, 2017

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...

Finding His ‘Way’ Land

Feb. 17,  senior Carson Ritter will be signing with Wayland Baptist University to play college football tomorrow, Feb. 17, in the GHS auditorium. Ritter plans on going into pre-med and then hopes to get accepted into medical school.

Ginna Miller, Staff Writer

February 17, 2017

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...

Wrappin’ it Up

Wrappin' it Up

Chandra Rice, Photographer

November 17, 2016


Valley defeats Lefors for Bi-District Title

Kodi Tiffin, Staff Writer

November 11, 2016

Groom photographer Kodi Tiffin headed out to Tiger Stadium on Thursday, Nov. 10, to sharpen his photography skills. In the process, he produced this Animoto to show a few game highlights of the Valley Patriots win against the Lefors Pirates of a score of 78-29. The Patriots now will take on Petersburg...

Taking a Knee …

Freshman Whitt Ward expresses his disappointment about being out of sports for six or more weeks. Several male and female Groom athletes are enduring missing part of their playing seasons this year.

Charity Perry, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016

It was first and 15. The Tigers were working on stopping the Valley Patriots from scoring. The play starts and ends in a blink of an eye. As soon as the whistle blows, everyone takes a knee. Mothers and fathers frantically look around, hoping it's not their child. Sheridan and Robby Brooks see it's their...

Night of Lasts
Photo of the Day – Oct. 28

Gifts await Groom seniors in the gym today. Cheerleaders prepared goodies for the six senior football players. Tonight, Oct. 28, seniors will play their last home football game against the Valley Patriots at 7:30.

Leslie Germany, Editor

October 28, 2016

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

Tigers Pounce on First District Win

The Groom Tigers gather together during a timeout at the Oct. 21 home game against the Hedley Owls. The Tigers ended this first district match with a win. The game ended by the 45-point mercy rule at halftime with a score of 61-0.

GTTV Staff and Volunteers

October 21, 2016

The GTTV crew, led by technology director senior Garet Rocha, set up the streaming event for the Tigers vs. Owls game on Friday, Oct. 21. The voice of the Tigers, the "T-n-T Package" of Tony Rocha and Tim Case covered  this first district game and first district win for Groom, coached by Tony Dodson...

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