Groom Tiger Times

The seven basketball seniors of the 20-21 season. Even though this game will be fought through sweat, tears, and lots of goodbyes. These seniors have given there all for every second of every game.

The Seven Basketball Seniors say Goodbye

Kirsten Rice, Staff Writer/ Photographer February 2, 2021

On Friday February 5th, seven seniors will walk across the planks and say a final goodbye to their home court. As the tears fall and the laughs fill the room, there will be a mix joy and sadness. Those...

The Groom Tigers played hard in the sweltering sun.

Setting the Stage for a New Football Season

Groom Tiger Football fans wake up to an early morning scrimmage
Hallie Thompson, Reporter; Photographer September 12, 2019

Football season is back, and the Groom Tigers are hitting it hard in the sweltering heat. The Tigers played Claude and White Deer at last weekend’s scrimmage. “It was a good learning opportunity,”...

Music Maker

Senior Garet Rocha Shares His Sounds
William Kelly May 5, 2017

Freshman William Kelly shares a package on senior Garet Rocha.

A Series of One Last Times …

Senior Caroline Britten Reveals Her Bittersweet Endings In These Columns
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.

Senior Jeff Marshall runs out of the huddle before his last home basketball game against White Deer. In his three years at Groom School, Jeff has participated in the following activities: football, basketball, track, tennis, one act play, UIL Social Studies and FFA. I would describe him as  genuine, kind-hearted, always eager and willing to help anyone - and trustworthy, mother Mary Marshall said.

Chasing Dreams, Helping Others

Senior Jeff Marshall Prepares for Future as Teacher, Coach
Leslie Germany, Editor March 7, 2017

His slow easy-going walk is recognizable and is always accompanied by his relaxed posture and loud voice. But, no matter how bad his day has been, or how tired he feels, senior Jeff Marshall will have...

As the editor of the schools online student news site, senior Leslie Germany works to make certain readers of the are up-to-date with the information that they need. Germany plans to attend WTAMU in the fall and major in Education. Leslies editing not only makes Groom School shine when it deserves to shine, journalism adviser Lisa Roskens said, but, her work and the work of her staff also make certain the readers of our newspaper have the truth about our school and our community.

Bringing Unity, Looking Ahead

Editor Prepares for Future
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...

Senior Cody Kling welds during his dual credit college course. Kling is passionate about family, the outdoors, driving his pickup, hunting and fishing. Hes also a member of the Teen Youth Ministry  group at the Catholic church here in Groom.
I love the outdoors and spending time with my family, Kling said.

Family Times, Outdoors Fires Senior’s Passions

Cody Kling Strives for Future Goals
Justina Coronado, Staff Writer February 15, 2017

You may know senior Cody Kling as No. 44 on the football field or a leader in FFA, but there's more to him outside of Groom High School. Kling is passionate about family, the outdoors, driving his pickup,...

Junior Jamey Germany pulls out a heart from her locker. Big Brother, Little Sister will be coming back to Groom halls next week. This is a really fun activity that helps students look forward to coming to school, senior student council secretary Leslie Germany said. Im really glad we decided to bring it back before we graduate.

Old Tradition Returns To Groom

Student Council Brings Back Well-Loved Exchange Program
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...

Senior Carson Ritter goes up for a layup. The Tigers won their game against the White Deer Bucks. We played our best game of the season, and we got big win, freshman Whitt Ward said. I was happy that we won because that means we still have a chance of getting into the playoffs.

Reachin’ Up to Playoffs

Tigers, Ettes Split Friday Night
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....

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. We could have played better, LaRoe said of the loss.

Luck Runs Short

Tigers, 'Ettes Face Disappointment In Shamrock
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....

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