SPOTLIGHT: Clarence King — Future Policeman

SPOTLIGHT: Clarence King — Future Policeman

Sydney MacNaughton

September 26, 2019

Clarence King, 15, is a West Bloomfield High School student who stands out from his peers by taking part in a program called Police Explorers. While he is only a sophomore, King has a vision for his future: a badge and a blue uniform.  Police Explorers is short for Law Enforcement Exploring. This na...

Varsity football shuts out Clarkston in Lions “Game of the Week”

Varsity football shuts out Clarkston in Lions “Game of the Week”

Meghan McCullough

September 24, 2019

Varsity football beat Clarkston 24-0 at their home game on Friday, Sept. 20. The Lions deemed this the “Game of the Week.” Mascot Roary the Lion, the Lions Cheerleaders and even quarterback Matthew Stafford were in attendance. As longtime rivals, the shutout against Clarkston was a huge victory fo...

Girls field hockey gets a win and a tie on the road

Girls field hockey gets a win and a tie on the road

Meghan McCullough

September 23, 2019

Girls varsity field hockey beat Clarkston 4-2 at the away game on Monday, Sept. 16. Sophomore Maddie Sandburg, freshman Lexie Lafata and senior Annabel Sinnige scored the points for the Lakers.  The Lakers then tied Plymouth 1-1 at their away game on Thursday, Sept. 20. Sophomore Chloe Resch scored...

The Couples Are Finally in Paradise

The Couples Are Finally in Paradise

Ozi Ndukwe

September 23, 2019

On Tuesday, Sept. 17, Bachelor In Paradise aired their groundbreaking sixth season finale. The three couples; Hannah and Dylan, Demi and Kristian, and Chris and Katie got engaged on the beautiful beach. Everybody had an opinion when it came to the couples. The show was trending all over Twitter with a...

Deforestation fires are still burning the Amazon

Deforestation fires are still burning the Amazon

Taylor Manes

September 19, 2019

Deforestation fires are burning the Amazon Rainforest. The fires, which sparked on Aug. 24, are used to fertilize soil to create better conditions for farming and clear land for cattle farming. They have also destroyed the lives of the indigenous population that call the Amazon home.  The Amazon ho...

Girls volleyball finished second at Novi tournament

Girls volleyball finished second at Novi tournament

Joshua Poole

September 18, 2019

The Varsity Volleyball team won first in silver at the Novi tournament on Saturday the 14th. The tournament was played best of three and the team won 2-1. They played against a high ranking team- number seven in the state- Stoney Creek High School. To keep the win streak going strong, the team conditio...

Cross country runs at the Spartan Invitational at MSU

Cross country runs at the Spartan Invitational at MSU

Meghan McCullough

September 18, 2019

The cross country team competed at the Spartan Invitational in East Lansing on Friday, Sept. 13. Sophomore Daniel Seestad had the best run for the boys with a time of 16:46 for the 5,000 meter run. The best female Laker was senior Sara Filby with a time of 22:08 for the same event. Close behind was senior...

The damage of Dorian

The damage of Dorian

Taylor Manes

September 17, 2019

Evacuate or elevate. These were the options for those who were forced to stay in their homes or too stubborn to leave their belongings and relocate to a safer area. Those hiding in attics drowned. Those on roofs to escape drowning were swept out to sea as Hurricane Dorian crushed steel-reinforced structures...

Boys varsity soccer plays three games

Boys varsity soccer plays three games

Meghan McCullough

September 17, 2019

The boys varsity soccer team lost to Seaholm on Sept. 11 at their away game. Seaholm scored four goals within the first 15 minutes of the game. Sophomore Valton Pulahaj put away one goal for the Lakers off of a corner from junior Jake Ward. The final score was 4-1. The next game of the week was away...

Lakers field hockey beats Edsel Ford

Lakers field hockey beats Edsel Ford

Deepa Jha

September 16, 2019

Girls field hockey finished beat Edsel Ford High School on Sept. 12 . The varsity team won 2-1. Maddie Sandburg, sophomore, and Annebel Sinnige, senior, both scored goals. Senior Kara Erikson defended the goal.  The varsity team has an overall record of 3-2-1 while junior varsity has a score of 2-2...

Lakers football beats Southfield

Lakers football beats Southfield

Jenna Anderson

September 16, 2019

The WBHS football team beat Southfield Arts and Technology in their first away game on Friday, Sept. 13. Lakers led 10-8 going into the second half with a field goal by junior Jake Ward and a touchdown scored by senior Ethan Bunch. Senior captain Chase Glover caught a touchdown pass from fellow senior...

Spotlight on: Kyla Cristopher-Moody

Spotlight on: Kyla Cristopher-Moody

Jasmin Lee, Writer

November 13, 2018

 KYLA CHRISTOPHER-MOODY sprinted into 2nd place at the Cross Country State Championship. This competition was held at the Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan. This was her 8th State Competition and she is excited to see what the future holds as she heads off to college next year. ...

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