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Preparing for a stellar shot, Miller keeps his eyes on the ball and his focus in range during his game against Detroit Country Day on September 15, 2022.

Groves’ own Mori Miller to play college level soccer this fall

Nolen Kovan January 18, 2023

Pitzer College:  a small liberal arts college located in Claremont, California. When most people think of schools in California, they think of Stanford, USC or UCLA, but for senior soccer star Mori Miller,...

The Groves girls at West Bloomfield, awaiting tip-off.

Girls Varsity Basketball team works for the W

Maggie Locricchi, Writer January 18, 2023

Underdogs— also known as the athletes with some of the greatest stories of our time. How does one team prepare for a challenge? How does a player walk into a game knowing fate is not on their side? Groves’...

Goaltender Elizabeth Culbertson spectates from the net as the Blackhawks determinedly battle in the far end.

A look into the Girls’ Varsity Ice Hockey team…wait – that exists?

Reese Culbertson January 13, 2023

“You play like a girl.” A jab as casual as any other, with an implication so subtle it often goes unnoticed. This classically mocking statement faced by those who perform poorly in an activity derives...

Boys tennis team qualifies for the state championship

Boys tennis team qualifies for the state championship

Sarah Weinhaus, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 12, 2022

After taking home the state championship title in 2021, the Groves Boys Tennis team is yearning to hold onto that title for a second year in row. Groves hosted 6 neighboring schools on October 6 for Regionals....

Fellow varsity teammates pump up sophomore Sophia Scott during the player introductions before the volleyball game against Seaholm on September 9. We line up and high-five each other during player introductions for every home game, senior Lydia McKeever said.

How a strong relationship between players on girls volleyball team helped on and off the court

Jordan Allen July 24, 2022

My heart raced. It was my first home game playing on varsity as a sophomore, and I really hoped I didn't mess up. I really hoped to make my coach proud. It was my turn to serve. The score was 23-19....

Senior pitcher and middle infielder Joey Beatty winds up and launches a pitch in the sixth inning of the first game of the doubleheader on April 21. “Seaholm week is always one of the most important weeks of the year. When we get on the field its cutthroat, no mercy,” Beatty said.

Groves baseball sweeps Seaholm in the regular season

Chadwick Cole June 8, 2022

The Falcons came into the series against Seaholm leading the all-time record between the two teams at 65-64-1. In recent history the Falcons have owned the rivalry, winning thirteen straight matchups from...

Senior first baseman Ellie Kroll is concentrating on getting a hit while getting advice from her varsity coach Brian Baldridge on April 28  “ He shows us videos that symbolize us as a team and even though people don’t see us as the best we have to play like we’re the best because Coach tells us all the time he sees something in us, we just have to believe it.

Skipping JV, many girl softball players go straight to the top since their freshman year

Eliza Brown June 2, 2022

Freshman year softball player Ayden Weber stepped up to the plate on the varsity team after coach Brian Baldridge told Ayden, “You’re going in.” Weber was up to bat and had a 3-2 count. “With...

Junior goalie Lauren Deighan prepares to resume play after a block against a Mason player on April 11. “I blocked a penalty shot 5 meters. That was my first 5-meter block,” Deighan said.”

Girls’ water polo Team overcomes schedule change and enjoys greater support from boys team

Sammie Koch May 17, 2022

For years, the boys and girls Groves Water Polo teams have had different seasons. The boys' season traditionally took place in the fall and the girls in the spring. Starting this year, both teams’ seasons...

Seaholm senior forward Ian Pesta picks up the puck and skates through the neutral zone in transition versus Bloomfield Hills on January 13.

BU Hockey Picks Up Four Wins On The Road

Chadwick Cole March 21, 2022

Kings vs. Mona Shores 1/7 He was flying down the ice. Being two goals behind, this was finally the Kings’ chance to take the lead. They were running out of time to complete the comeback versus Mona...

Freshman Samantha Koch pins her West Bloomfield opponent after running a half nelson during a match on January 26. “The match can end one of two ways. The first way is by pinning someone, which is putting them on their back. If you pin someone, you dont wrestle for the other periods that you have left. Its just over. Or, it could go to the end of the third period, and just end based on points,” Koch said.

Wrestling team welcomes three females, the first female Groves wrestlers to make a state cut

Jo Shuboni-Ulmann and Katie Murawski March 17, 2022

Before this season there had only ever been one girl in the history of Groves wrestling program. Now, there are three. This year will be the first Michigan girls’ state wrestling tournament. All three...

Groves senior forward Quinton Steele (#22) talks to coach Benny White during Groves’ free throws. “We have got to get certain people to step up, and be confident in themselves, and today we didn’t have that. We will learn from it. We are going to watch some film and let them see what they did wrong,” White said.

Bloomfield Hills takes down Groves boys basketball team 62-46

February 21, 2022

Disappointment. That's all Groves senior guard Aaron DuBose felt after Bloomfield Hills took down the Groves basketball team by a score of 62-46. DuBose didn't think the score was an accurate representation...

On January 25 in a meet versus Seaholm, Groves sophomore Angus MacDonald leads the pack in the 100-meter breaststroke. MacDonald won the race by over 4.5 seconds. I was telling myself to toughen up and bear through the pain because I knew my team needed me, MacDonald said.

Groves boys swim team battles waves of fatigue as the season comes to a close

Ethan Marcus February 17, 2022

Wins, wins, and more wins. This is just how the Groves boys swim team started their season. A fresh start gave the team life. Earning three outright wins and a second-place finish in a tri-meet. The...

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