WB Cheer Team Places First

WB Cheer Team Places First

Ryan Horwitz

February 1, 2017

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

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   The Laker’s lackluster first half was superseded by a riveting second half performance as their 6 point shortage to end the second quarter w...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

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

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

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

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.   ...

Cheering their way to the top

Cheering their way to the top

Ryan Horwitz

December 18, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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