It’s Been a Great Run

It’s Been a Great Run

Claudia Kassouf
January 10, 2014
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With every season, the weather is different and so is the sport. This autumn, Michigan experienced a manifold of heat waves and cross country a manifold of wins. Coincidence? Cross Country Varsity Runner senior Zoe Kaufman does not seem to think so. She says she had a good season. So does senior Rebecca...

Girls’ Golf

Deja Green, Reporter
November 25, 2013
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October 2nd was the last game of the 2013 Golf Season for the Varsity girls. Although this was a bitter sweet time, it was sweetened by the win they achieved. The Varsity team won league championship with a team score of 391. When asked to reflect on the season, Helene Deutch, junior, said,"This season...

A Serve Away From Victory

Claudia Kassouf
November 20, 2013
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Every season for every sport is different. Although this season did not go as the Boys’ Varsity Tennis Team hoped, they still gave it their all. “There were some tough schools out there that we played well against. We had some great wins and some well fought losses,” junior Rupin Balabhadra...

Varsity Football’s Season ends with a loss to Oxford

November 11, 2013
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Arguably one of the best years in West Bloomfield football history ended on Friday, October 25th, after the team fell at home to the Oxford Wildcats, 38-17. Although it technically was not a playoff game, whichever team won was a virtual lock for the playoffs and the loser’s season was over. The...

Recap of Varsity Soccer season

Recap of Varsity Soccer season

November 11, 2013
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This season, expectations for the West Bloomfield Boys’ Varsity Soccer team ran high, but injuries derailed their season relatively quickly. They made it through a couple rounds of the playoffs, but it is safe to say this season was a disappointment for a very talented squad. The team started off...

West Bloomfield Football defeats Troy, 41-7 on Homecoming weekend

West Bloomfield Football defeats Troy, 41-7 on Homecoming weekend

Jameson Draper
October 21, 2013
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On Friday, October 4th, 2013, the WBHS football team took down Troy High School, 41-7. The Lakers had lost to the Colts of Troy the prior eight straight meetings, and on Friday finally notched a win. It all started when the Lakers had a touchdown less than five minutes after kickoff- they did not...

Saddle Up

Saddle Up

Claudia Kassouf and Jianella Macalino
October 14, 2013
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For the first year ever, West Bloomfield High School hosts an equestrian team. Susan Hurt coaches the seven girls throughout their first season which ended with a Michigan Interscholastic Horsemanship Association at Milford High school on Saturday, September 14, 2013. Almost every school from the met...

WB Women’s Swim And Dive Takes The Win Against Oxford

WB Women’s Swim And Dive Takes The Win Against Oxford

Joshua Ward, Sports Editor
October 9, 2013
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The air was warm and the water was cold at the West Bloomfield High School swim meet on Thursday, September 26, 2013. Upon my arrival, flowers were being passed out to the mothers and fathers of the swimmers. Next up, the Pledge Of Allegiance, and the coach gets the swimmers fired up. The swimmers hit...

Another Win For the Seniors

Another Win For the Seniors

Tara Naoum, Editor/Contributor
October 8, 2013
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Powder Puff  game took place on Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013.  There is one Powder Puff game a year, where the seniors challenge the juniors of West Bloomfield High School. The Powder Puff game, which is flag football, is a chance for girls to participate in a football game. The game is a part...

Boys’ Junior Varsity Football defeats Jackson, 42-30

Boys’ Junior Varsity Football defeats Jackson, 42-30

Jameson Draper
October 2, 2013
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On Thursday, August 29th, West Bloomfield's Junior Varsity football team took down Jackson High School, 42-30. West Bloomfield took control of the game early, with a fumble recovery less than two minutes into the game that led to a touchdown. The game was quiet, with minimal big plays, until Lakers' Cortez Butler took a q...

Injury-plagued Varsity Soccer team falls to Bloomfield Hills, 1-0

Injury-plagued Varsity Soccer team falls to Bloomfield Hills, 1-0

Jameson Draper
September 26, 2013
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In a game that was tight the entire time—both teams playing impressive soccer—the Lakers varsity soccer team fell to Bloomfield Hills 1-0 on Tuesday, September 17, 2013. The newly-formed Bloomfield Hills High School (combination of Lahser High School and Andover High School) is quickly developing...

Spike of the Year

Spike of the Year

Deja Green, Reporter
September 26, 2013
Filed under Sports

  On Wednesday, September 18th, 2013, the women’s varsity volleyball team played their last game of the year. This game was definitely not an easy one to win. The Lakers played two games against two different teams. In the first game, their competition was South Lyon East High School. The ending...

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