Friday, October 19, 2012
Seaholm also takes home a victory in Birmingham Patch's school spirit contest, uploading more than 80 photos and videos of Maple pride.
Friday was a tough night to be a Groves football fan, after inter-city rival Seaholm (literally) rained on the Falcons' homecoming celebrations. In a stunning, come-from-behind victory, Seaholm defeated Groves 22-15 during Birmingham's annual crosstown rivalry game. Seaholm's win was revenge for last year's loss to Groves, when the Falcons defeated the Maples 21-3. Groves started the game on top, entering the third quarter 15-0. However, the third quarter was Seaholm's quarter, during which the Maples scored two touchdowns to come within one point of the Falcons, bringing the score to 15-14. Then, it was the fourth quarter. With a little less than three minutes left in the game, Groves brought the ball within one yard of the endzone, …
Upload your favorite pic showcasing your Maple or Falcon spirit so we can see which school has the most spirit ahead of Friday night's rivalry game.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Birmingham's two high schools face off on the football field this Friday during Groves' homecoming celebrations, and we want to know who has the most school spirit.
Some surrounding schools have to do quite a bit of traveling for their rivalry football games. In Birmingham, we just drive a short distance down Cranbrook/Evergreen. This Friday, Seaholm and Groves' varsity football teams face off for the first time this season during Groves' homecoming celebration. The game kicks off at 7 p.m. at Falcon field. But which team has the most spirited supporters? We want to know which school has the most spirit, so here's our challenge to you: upload your favorite photos or videos of Seaholm or Groves, including your favorite displays of the school colors, straight to this story. Friday night, we'll tally up the uploads and announce the winner in our coverage of the homecoming game Saturday morning. Upload as…
Saturday, October 15, 2011
Friday night was a time for football, homecoming, music, and fun for Groves students despite 28-19 loss to Owosso.
An enthusiastic crowd turned out Friday night to cheer on the Groves High School football team as they played Owosso High School during the annual homecoming match-up. During the game, Homecoming King Keon Collier and Homecoming Queen Gretchen Weed were crowned, and representatives of the four classes put on skits to entertain the crowd. Owosso High School eventually won the game by a score of 28-19.
Friday, October 14, 2011
Groves High School celebrates its homecoming tonight with a football game against Owosso and a dance Saturday.
Groves students, teachers, parents and alumni will be celebrating fall homecoming this weekend, with a football game against Owosso High School Friday night and a dance Saturday. Heading out to the festivities this weekend? Here's what you need to know: Students are invited to stay after school Friday from 3-6 p.m. for a banner-making party in the school cafeteria. The Falcon football squad will face off against the Trojans of Owosso High School at 7 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $5 at the gate. Make sure to stick around during halftime for the presentation of the homecoming court, the crowning of the homecoming king and queen, class banners and class skit performances. The winner of Spirit Week — battle waged between the four grades all week …