(Lacrosse) Spring Fever

(Lacrosse) Spring Fever

Ryan Horwitz and Ari Felhandler
March 2, 2017
Filed under Check It Out, Showcase, Sports

The 2017 lacrosse season is approaching swiftly as the snow begins to melt and the flowers begin to blossom. The Lakers struggled last year with a losing record as they endured a long, tough regular season schedule. Last year’s Lakers fought with conviction and pride in their first round playoff m...

A Suffocating Early Deficit Derails A Laker Victory

A Suffocating Early Deficit Derails A Laker Victory

Ari Felhandler
February 24, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

SOUTHFIELD- A deep deficit suffocates the Lakers’ hopes of a triumphant road victory.   Coming off of a devastating loss to North Farmington High School, the Lakers Varsity Boys Basketball team looked to improve their 11-6 record on the road against struggling 7-8 Southfield A & T on...

Raiders Steal the Show

Raiders Steal the Show

Ryan Horwitz and Ari Felhandler
February 23, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

FARMINGTON HILLS- The Lakers just mere inches from devouring their Raider prey prove to be ineffectual and vulnerable to the swift predator.   In this closely contested thriller, the West Bloomfield Boys Basketball team was powered by senior Kevin McAdoo who controlled the offensive tempo ...

WBHS Cheer Team Makes History

WBHS Cheer Team Makes History

Ryan Horwitz
February 13, 2017
Filed under Check It Out, Showcase, Sports

On Saturday, February 11th, the West Bloomfield High School cheer team made history, scoring the highest they ever have and placing third in their invitational competition. The team scored 760 points in three rounds, the best they've ever done. In the first round they scored 228.9 points with solid...

Clarkson Levels the Lakers

Clarkson Levels the Lakers

Ari Felhandler
February 6, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

CLARKSTON- The Laker’s failure to capitalize combined with shooting inconsistencies which deprive them of an essential road victory.   The Laker’s lacked great conviction and force throughout the first quarter which persisted throughout the half to give Clarkston a 30-18 edge on Tuesda...

Laker Athletes Celebrate Signing Day

Laker Athletes Celebrate Signing Day

Ben Goldman
February 3, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

For a dozen graduating athletes, their college decisions were made official after school on Wednesday, February 2 at West Bloomfield High School’s annual Signing Day. The student athletes signed National Letters of Intent, signifying a continued athletic career and final commitment to their selected sc...

WB Cheer Team Places First

WB Cheer Team Places First

Ryan Horwitz
February 1, 2017
Filed under Sports

The West Bloomfield cheer team finally did it! On Wednesday, January 25th, they placed first in their league meet competition against several other cheer squads including Oxford, Birmingham United, Troy, Royal Oak, and Southfield High School for the Arts & Technology. The Lakers finished first...

Lakers Triumph Over Blackhawks

Lakers Triumph Over Blackhawks

Ari Felhandler
January 19, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

BLOOMFIELD HILLS- A spark in momentum fueled a Laker comeback with revitalized hope on Tuesday, January 17 over their key Bloomfield Hills rival.   The Laker’s lackluster first half was superseded by a riveting second half performance as their 6 point shortage to end the second quarter w...

Lady Lakers fall to Bloomfield Blackhawks

Lady Lakers fall to Bloomfield Blackhawks

Deepa Jha
January 18, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

To players and spectators alike was apparent from the first quarter that the Lady Lakers would have to work as hard as they can to beat the Blackhawks. Unfortunately, the final score left the Lakers in the dust at 32-49, losing to the Blackhawks. The Lady Lakers were definitely off to a slow start wi...

The Lakers Squash the Corsairs

The Lakers Squash the Corsairs

Ari Felhandler
January 18, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

WEST BLOOMFIELD- The Harlem Globetrotters come into town once a year, and they were in town tonight.   The Lakers dominated the matchup from the get-go with an offensive assault irrepressible for their Waterford Mott competition on January 6th. The Lakers kicked off their home opener with an offens...

West Bloomfield Cheer Team Climbs the Ranks

West Bloomfield Cheer Team Climbs the Ranks

Ryan Horwitz
January 12, 2017
Filed under Check It Out, Showcase, Sports

On Wednesday, Janauary 11th, the West Bloomfield cheer team placed second in their competition, their best performance yet. The Lakers scored 686 and place second by a very small margin, with oxford scoring 703. The Lakers were at their best during the first and second rounds, after which they led...

Lakers Trample Utica Falcons

Lakers Trample Utica Falcons

Ari Felhandler and Ryan Horwitz
January 10, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

STERLING HEIGHTS- Onychophagia and cardioptosia reached it's height as time expired and devoted spectators trembled to the reverberation of the buzzer.   Tuesday’s compelling matchup featured a tightly contested game between the West Bloomfield Lakers and the Utica Ford Falcons.   ...

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