Groom Tiger Times

Ettes’ End Season

Senior Jamey Germany

Chandra Rice and Sydney Ritter

February 21, 2018

Cowgirls advance in playoffs after defeating Groom 46-36 The Happy Cowgirls defeated the Tigerettes' at Caprock on Friday, Feb. 16, in the area round of playoffs. The 'Ettes shed tears at the end of the game as coach gave a speech about the season they had as a "family." At end of the game, the ‘Ettes wer...

Journey to Playoffs

Groom girls varsity wins the Groom Tournament Championship.

Chandra Rice, Editor

February 9, 2018

Tigerette Runs Through District Chandra Rice, a sophomore member of the Tigerettes provides a look at the season for fans. Perhaps you've heard of the 'Ettes big play-off seeding game on Feb. 10 at 2 p.m. in Claude, but if you missed a game or two along the way, this column is here to catch you up o...

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...

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...

‘Ettes Grab 1st District Win

The 'Ettes warm up by running laps around the Lefors gym. The varsity girls traveled to play their district opener, winning 52-14.

Caroline Britten, Features Editor

January 9, 2017

Due to the snowy weather this past Friday, the Groom Tigerettes first district game was postponed until the next day, Saturday, Jan. 7. The 'Ettes traveled to Lefors and played the Lady Pirates, beginning district play with a victory, 52-14. The leading scoring force was sophomore Sydney Ritter,...

Groom Kicks Off Tourney With Double Wins

Sophomore Cayden Lambert is pictured above playing in the intense game against the Darrouzet Longhorns. The Tigers defeated the Longhorns, 66-54.

Caroline Britten and Jamey Germany

December 16, 2016

The Groom Tigers and Tigerettes both claimed victories Yesterday afternoon, Dec. 16 for their first games of the Groom tournament. The 'Ettes' defeated the Darrouzett Lady Longhorns 47-25. The Tigers won over the Darrouzett Longhorns 66-54. The lead scorer for the the 'Ettes' was sophomore guard...

‘Ettes Claim Championship

The Groom 'Ettes were presented the championship trophy after a big win against the Lazbuddie Lady Longhorns. This past weekend, the 'Ettes traveled two hours, there and back, there and back, there and back, for a total of twelve hours to play in the Adrian basketball tournament.

Caroline Britten, Carson Ritter, and Jamey Germany

December 12, 2016

This past weekend, the Groom Tigerettes traveled two hours, there and back, there and back, there and back, for a total of 12 hours to play in the Adrian basketball tournament. The long travel proved itself to be worthwhile; Saturday night, the 'Ettes traveled back to Groom one last time with the championship...

Groom vs. Channing Wrap-Up

Freshman Kaylie Ritter stands in defense position against the Channing Lady Eagles. The final score was 38-17.

Jamey Germany, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016

The Groom 'Ettes' faced off with the Channing Lady Eagles yesterday on Nov. 15. After traveling for approximately 2 hours, the 'Ettes' came out with a win with a score of 38-17. "It was a good learning experience for the younger ones who got to play more," freshman Ginna Miller said. To make up th...

‘Ettes Earn First W of Season

Sydney Ritter gets ready to shoot her freethrows to add to the Ettes' score. The Ettes' won against the Adrian Lady Matadors with the final score being 39-21.

Caroline Britten, Features Editor

November 14, 2016

Last Saturday evening, Nov. 12, the Groom Tigerettes traveled to Adrian to play the Lady Matadors. The four-hour round trip and game resulted in the 'Ettes' first win of the season. "We started out rough," starter junior Jamey Germany said. "But, we adjusted quickly and came out with a win." The...

Last-Minute Loss

Senior Caroline Britten handles the ball in the game against the Lady Kiowas on Nov 8. The Ettes came short 1 point.

Jamey Germany, Staff Writer

November 9, 2016

The Groom Tigerettes faced off with the Lady Kiowas last night, Nov. 8, for the 'Ettes' season opener. The Tigerettes came up short by one point in overtime. "We had trouble making shots throughout the night," junior Chelsey Lamb said. "But I feel that if we keep working toward our goals we can become...

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