Cheering their way to the top

Cheering their way to the top

Ryan Horwitz
December 18, 2016
Filed under Check It Out, Showcase, Sports

WBHS Competitive Cheer has been off to a fast start these past few weeks with competitions the past two weekends. In the first competition, the Lakers started off strong. They were in fourth place up until the third round. After they did not finish this round, however, they dropped down and finished...

Vikings Dribble Past the Lakers

Vikings Dribble Past the Lakers

Ari Felhandler and Ryan Horwitz
December 14, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

LANSING-- Fourth quarter aspirations were shattered as believers turned to grievers. Tonight’s riveting game featured a constant back-and-forth rotation between the Lakers and the Vikings. Pouncing on early opportunities, the Lakers assailed their rival’s net with an onslaught of shots in the ...

WBHS Varsity Ski Team Brings The Heat

WBHS Varsity Ski Team Brings The Heat

Madison Ruiz
December 14, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The West Bloomfield High School (WBHS) coed varsity ski team members are knocking over snowmen this winter season. Ski captains Nathan Kinner and Hannah McCabe (2015-2016) are ready to bring their all to the slopes as they compete against rival schools. "I've been skiing since freshman year. It's...

Winter Sports Update

Winter Sports Update

Ari Felhandler and Ryan Horwitz
December 9, 2016
Filed under Sports

The winter sports season is starting up and with much intensity. Girls basketball is off to a hot start with a 3-0 record. Their next game is on December 8th at Novi High School against Novi. Last year the girls were 8-9, and this year they look to improve. If things keep going they way they hav...

Lady Lakers Conquer Hamtramck

Lady Lakers Conquer Hamtramck

Deepa Jah
November 30, 2016
Filed under Check It Out, Showcase, Sports

The whole stadium erupted in cheers as the Lady Lakers scored yet another basket. Hamtramck’s energy seemed to be fading. It was apparent from the first quarter that the Lady Lakers would blow Hamtramck High’s Lady Cosmos out of the water with a victory. The first quarter went scoreless for Hamtram...

Sailing On Till Spring

Sailing On Till Spring

Jo Fogarasi
November 29, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Student Life

As the sailing team ends their fall season, members of the team look back and reflect on their accomplishments so far. It was a little over a year ago that sailing team was trying to become a team. Although the dream started out in a small group, they now have 15 members with eight high schoolers and s...

Varsity Hockey Starts Season With A Slam!

Melissa Strome
November 22, 2016
Filed under Check It Out, Showcase, Sports

Laker Varsity Hockey defeated Troy Athens in their opening game of the season. The Lakers started off down, but managed to battle back to even and then eventually win the game. The Lakers had lots of practice, but nothing prepared them for this. Starting off slowly, Troy clinched a 3-1 lead. "Even when we were down a ...

Upcoming Winter Sports

Upcoming Winter Sports

Ryan Horwitz
November 16, 2016
Filed under Check It Out, Showcase, Sports

The fall sports season is over at West Bloomfield High School, and the Lakers are now transitioning into the winter sports season. The winter season includes the following sports: boy's basketball, girl's basketball, snowboarding, skiing, wrestling, competitive cheer, figure skating, gymnastics, hockey,...

From Kicks to Concussions

From Kicks to Concussions

Deepa Jha and Ryan Horwitz
November 3, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

 Imagine if one mistake could stop you from doing what you love. That's exactly what happens to thousands of soccer players every year.     Multiple injuries can take a player out of the game temporarily. These injuries can include things as trivial as an ankle sprain. Sprains are the most com...

West Bloomfield snatches victory against Farmington High School

West Bloomfield snatches victory against Farmington High School

Ryan Horwitz
October 25, 2016
Filed under Check It Out, Showcase, Sports

The Lakers faced Farmington High School at 7 o'clock on Friday, October 21 at West Bloomfield High School and finished on top with a final score of 56-13. The Lakers struck first and without hesitation when Davion Johnson, running back, received the ball from a direct snap and dashed 80 yards for...

Lakers dominate Troy Athens

Lakers dominate Troy Athens

Ari Felhandler
October 20, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

After suffering grueling back-to-back losses to both opponent Southfield A & T and rival Clarkston High School, the West Bloomfield High School Varsity football team was able to bounce back with authority against their Troy Athens competition to win 49-21. The Lakers entered this highly contested mat...

Varsity Boys Tennis Regionals

Varsity Boys Tennis Regionals

Melissa Strome and Ryan Horwitz
October 10, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The West Bloomfield varsity boys tennis team was within arms reach of reaching their team goal of advancing to states, last Thursday, October 5. The Lakers almost achieved their goal of moving on to the MHSAA state tournament, however the team fell two points short and did not advance. Although l...

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