Laker Lacrosse: Down To the Wire

Laker Lacrosse: Down To the Wire

Ari Felhandler

May 7, 2018


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WEST BLOOMFIELD- Not 1, not 2, but 3 overtime periods leave West Bloomfield fans shaking on senior night.   The Lakers looked to turn things around after a bitter 15-1 loss to Davison High School at home by dominating a struggling Avondale team.   The Lakers have been on and of...

Girls Soccer Scorching in the Spring

Girls Soccer Scorching in the Spring

Vaibhav Velagapudi

April 25, 2018


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WEST BLOOMFIELD- With the spring slate of sports finally upon us, West Bloomfield soccer is back in action, and the Lady Lakers have gotten off to a hot start against non-conference opponents while readying for the fierce competition of the OAA White division. The team is 4-2-1 with their only losses...

Lacrosse the Finish Line

Lacrosse the Finish Line

Ari Felhandler and Vaibhav Velagapudi

March 28, 2018


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The Girl’s Lacrosse team has jumped out to an unprecedented start to their 2018 season, winning their first two games of the year and ranking as the top team in the state, per Laxpower.com. Such a start and ranking represents a new wave of lacrosse excellence for West Bloomfield, as the program has ...

Lakers Cap Off Busy Weekend

Lakers Cap Off Busy Weekend

Vaibhav Velagapudi and Ari Felhandler

January 25, 2018


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BELLEVILLE- The Lakers capped off a busy weekend with a resounding 64-62 victory over Belleville High School at the Fastbreak Invitational, just a night after losing to Hazel Park at home, 69-64.   This back-to-back provided consecutive challenges to the squad as Hazel Park came into the game u...

Lakers Look To Bounce Back

Lakers Look To Bounce Back

Vaibhav Velagapudi and Ari Felhandler

December 7, 2017


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WEST BLOOMFIELD- Following a prolific playoff run in the 2016-2017 season that ended in a disappointing loss in the state semifinal to the eventual state champion of Clarkston, the Boy’s Basketball team looks to reload rather than rebuild within the 2017-2018 campaign. The Lakers graduated a few ...

WBHS Varsity Girl’s Swim finishes the season strong

WBHS Varsity Girl’s Swim finishes the season strong

Sarah Durack and Madelyn Chao

November 28, 2017


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After the League Championship preliminary meet and finals, four of West Bloomfield High School’s girl's swimmers qualified for Michigan’s state meet. On November 17 and 18, Peyton Plyer, Taylor Christensen,  Ava Barnthouse, and Mattie Smith competed in the meet. While none of them placed in the top ...

No hesitation in Laker Nation: Lakers prepare for Saturday’s semifinal against Cass Tech

No hesitation in Laker Nation: Lakers prepare for Saturday’s semifinal against Cass Tech

Lauryn Azu and Deepa Jha

November 16, 2017


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As the West Bloomfield Varsity football team preps for the MHSAA State Semi-Final Playoff game on Saturday, November 18 at 1pm, the Laker Nation is revved up for the Lakers to crush Cass Technical High School at Troy Athens High School.  Following an 0-2 start against Walled Lake Western and Bloomfiel...

WBHS Varsity Football fires forward

WBHS Varsity Football fires forward

Ari Felhandler and Vaibhav Velagapudi

October 11, 2017


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WEST BLOOMFIELD- Heavy downpour and slippery conditions did not deter the Lakers on Friday night’s Homecoming game as the OAA Red leaders extended their winning streak to five games in a row following a resounding 48-20 victory over the Troy Athens Red Hawks.   West Bloomfield posted a shutout in the firs...

Lakers rumble with Clarkston on Family Fun Night

Lakers rumble with Clarkston on Family Fun Night

Vaibhav Velagapudi and Ari Felhandler

September 22, 2017


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WEST BLOOMFIELD- As Laker receiver Trebron Mosley hauled in his third touchdown reception of the game late in last week’s matchup, he flexed his muscles in the end zone, effectively silencing league foe Clarkston and West Bloomfield’s doubters alike.   The Lakers (2-2) clobbered the Wolves (3-1) ...

Laker Nation: Back in Formation

Laker Nation: Back in Formation

Ari Felhandler and Vaibhav Velagapudi

September 11, 2017


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WEST BLOOMFIELD- Laker football, once ranked within the top 3 of the state, fell objectively short of their pre-season expectations. However, after two weeks of lackluster play and two subsequent heart wrenching losses, the squad finally put together a successful, plausible challenge against the rivaled L...

Girls Varsity Soccer Takes Big Win Against Walled Lake Central

Girls Varsity Soccer Takes Big Win Against Walled Lake Central

Ryan Horwitz and Deepa Jha

June 2, 2017


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The Girls Varsity soccer team has had a fair season and have had a solid post season run thus far. The Lakers won their most recent match against Walled Lake Central with a double overtime 3-2 victory. After a quiet first half of play, the Lakers were down one. They charged themselves up for an action...

Lakers Anchor Up for the Season

Lakers Anchor Up for the Season

Ryan Horwitz

May 19, 2017


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The Lakers finished their post-season run yesterday with a tough loss to the Lake Orion Dragons. Throughout the season the Lakers saw much improvement. From simple things like handling, passing, and shooting to the more intricate things including running plays, defensive formation, and rolling lines....

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