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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

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...

The Groves basketball team celebrates their win over rival Seaholm with junior guard Jack Abbott after he scored a game-winning layup. “It was so fun playing this game. Good sportsmanship between Groves and Seaholm and a close game is a regular occurrence for us,” Abbott said.

Groves boys basketball team overtakes Seaholm 40-38 in cross town rivalry

Jake Rosenwasser January 21, 2022

Tied 38-38, with seven seconds left in the game, Groves junior guard Jack Abbott intercepted a pass intended for Seaholm junior forward Timothy Wilt. Abbott grasped the ball and hustled down the court,...

Sophomore Naveah Cochran-McKay jumps to obtain the ball before her Seaholm opponent at the Little Caesars Arena as part of the Court of Dreams program on December 19. “Theres definitely a ton of intensity because Seaholm is our rival. This pushes us to do better because we want to show them up,”  Cochran-McKay said.

Groves’ girls varsity basketball team defeats Seaholm at Little Caesars Arena

Samantha Jacobs, Staff Writer January 17, 2022

The lights were brighter. The crowd was bigger. The cheering was louder. Everything was amplified as Groves' girls basketball team faced off against Seaholm at the Little Caesars Arena after the Detroit...

With the ball in her possession, junior Girls Birmingham Lacrosse player Madee McBride navigates her way through the field as her Rochester Adam’s opponent approaches from her right. Madee went on to score three goals for the BWLAX during Thursday, May 20’s playoff game against Grosse Pointe South. During the Rochester Adams game on May 3, the BWLAX team won by a longshot with a 20-1 win.

Girls lacrosse team makes a comeback after last year’s season cancellation

Sarah Weinhaus June 3, 2021

April 9, 2021-it was the first game of the season. Energy levels at an all time high. Laces tightened. Lacrosse sticks woven. Pre game warm-ups in action. It was going to be a great start to the game -...

Senior Karen Austin emerges from the water to take a breath. She glides through the water during her 100 fly at the league meet on November 3.

Division 1 commit senior Karen Austin leads the Groves girls swim team during their 2021 season

Chadwick ColeNovember 24, 0202

She earned Scholastic All-American. She committed to a Division 1 school, University at Buffalo. She led Groves to a 2nd place finish at the 2021 league meet. Senior Karen Austin has made it her...

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