Category: Sports

One, Two, Three, Four

One, Two, Three, Four

One, Two, Three, Four. Wildcats! Ten years after the tragic accident which killed three students, the women’s soccer team still honors the memory of Emily Mya. “That year was a big tragedy for all the students at West,” said alumna Kristen Power. On Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2006, Mya,16, Melissa Willis, 16, and Alyssa Heider, 13, were headed back to campus […]

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Making the Team

Making the Team

After training in workouts for several months, it is finally time for men’s basketball tryouts. Coach Scotty Williams has expectations for all of his players. “Run hard, talk loud and listen well. Compete hard every moment you’re at tryouts. Give high-fives to your teammates and support them. Be a fountain of energy, not a drain,” Williams said. Tryouts are competitive, […]

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The Rundown Episode 9

The Rundown Episode 9

Jamie Snover highlights the top five plays of the fall season.

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The Rundown Episode 8

The Rundown Episode 8

Jamie Snover shows the highlights of the homecoming game against Clayton.

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The Rundown Episode 7

The Rundown Episode 7

Jamie Snover gives a run down of sports for the week.

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The Rundown Episode 6

The Rundown Episode 6

Jamie Snover gives you a run down of sports for the week of 10/7 – 10/12.  

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The Rundown Episode 5

The Rundown Episode 5

Jamie Snover gives the run down of sports for the week of 9/30 – 10/5 as well as coverage of the varsity football game against East Wake.

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Back And Better Than Ever

Back And Better Than Ever

Fall athletics are usually filled with touchdowns and cross country meets. However, thanks to basketball coach Scotty Williams, basketball was able to make a pre-season appearance, and the court was reclaimed by alumni players. Saturday, Sept. 26 the first annual alumni basketball game took place. Players from any past season were allowed to team up and face off. Coach Scotty […]

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Athletic Duo

Athletic Duo

Playing sports can give you a run for your health throughout the season. Seniors Ben Meshaw and Cristian Torres play multiple sports while still staying healthy. Meshaw plays soccer and runs cross country and Torres plays soccer and football. Torres learned his lesson the hard way by not following what the trainer said. “One time and I didn’t listen to […]

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The Thirst is Real and Dangerous

The Thirst is Real and Dangerous

  Extreme thirst, headaches, dizziness and cramping are signs of dehydration — a problem athletes deal with almost every day. According to the Cornell Medical Center in New York, 75 percent of Americans are chronically dehydrated and this number may be higher in athletes. Dehydration has become especially prominent during this fall season. Many athletes this season have suffered from […]

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