Category: Sports

Soccer Experience

Soccer Experience

Run, sprint, get the ball. Pass it to another player, run more, sprint more, get the ball again.  One minute left in the game, the score is 3-3.  Sweat dripping, heart pounding, eyes darting from left to right.  The ball is sent into the top left corner of the goal, the crowd cheers as it whizzes past the keeper’s hands. […]

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Role Models In Soccer

Role Models In Soccer

Posters featuring “the pro’s” hung up on bedroom walls, the bright jerseys of their idol worn on proud shoulders. Colorful signed cleats and balls, reminding the athlete of who they look up to. Many athletes look up to someone in their sport, and have someone they call their role model. Many athletes agree that their figure can motivate them to […]

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Volleyball Winning Streak

Volleyball Winning Streak

The girls varsity volleyball team has an 11-2 score so far this season, and with a 6-1 conference score, the volleyball team is getting closer and closer to being this years conference champions! “The main thing that has made us successful this year is that we have realized that we are a team and we play together as one,” freshman […]

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School Spirit Wall

School Spirit Wall

Football season is kicking off as students come to games bearing their school pride and screaming for their team in the friday night lights. School spirit is a big deal at football games because of the boost it gives the team for a win. Though the fan’s spirit is important, the school and surrounding campus should show its pride too. […]

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The New Class: Sports Medicine

The New Class: Sports Medicine

With the new school year comes a new class- sports medicine. The class is taught by coach Josh Plisko, who is also a football coach and head baseball coach. Students taking the class will learn subjects handled by trainers, such as sports injuries. The class is offered to sophomores, juniors and seniors. “I enjoy playing and watching sports,” sophomore Tim […]

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Hometown Racing

Hometown Racing

Junior Will Bristle and sophomore Stephen Ford compete locally in the Legend class races.

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Love Means Nothing

Love Means Nothing

The sun peeks out from puffy clouds, illuminating the bright green tennis court. Sweat drips from flushed faces, alive with a competitive fervor. It’s game time. “I enjoy the sport a lot. I like the people on the team,” said senior Matthew Bloodworth. “It’s a lot of fun and it gets you active. You’ll probably be better at it than […]

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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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