Category: Sports

Women’s Varsity Volleyball Lineup

Women’s Varsity Volleyball Lineup

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Men’s Varsity Soccer Lineup

Men’s Varsity Soccer Lineup

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A New Coach, a New Season

A New Coach, a New Season

With only one game so far, the Varsity men’s soccer team has new hope and a new coach. “I would say [Asmussen] is an excellent coach. He likes to work on conditioning. We haven’t had any workouts over the summer since Coach Sweat left”, said Sean Livermore, starter. Coach Sweat left West Johnston for a new position at Athens Drive […]

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New Coach. New Season. Wildcat Football

New Coach. New Season. Wildcat Football

Friday nights in August, September and October mean only one thing. Football. With the school year coming to an end, that means the end of old habits and the start of new beginnings.  That is exactly what Coach Williams is expecting to bring to the football program, a new beginning. With August approaching quickly, how is Coach Williams preparing our […]

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On the Road to Greensboro: Track Goes to Nationals

On the Road to Greensboro: Track Goes to Nationals

Saturday May 18, was a remarkable day for 8 Wildcats. The Wildcats showed up and showed out. The State meet was held at A&T in Greensboro, NC. It was an early morning, long bus ride, and late night for the Wildcats but it was worth it. Jasmine Dawson happily walked away with a shirt, a medal, and the new title […]

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On The Way To A State Championship: Lady Wildcats Softball Team

On The Way To A State Championship: Lady Wildcats Softball Team

The West Johnston High School softball team has broken school record and has made it to the Eastern Regionals and is currently competing for the State Championships. They will play WF-Rolesville for the Eastern Championship title. In the fourth round, the softball team played conference rival, Clayton High School. The softball team came out ready to win, and scored a […]

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Softball Advances To Third Round

Softball Advances To Third Round

Now 14-4, the Lady Wildcats moved past the Richmond County Raiders on Tuesday, May 14 with the 2-1 win. West Johnston outhit the Raiders 9-4. Richmond County however, scored the first run in the third inning. The Wildcats were scoreless until the fifth, with five of the hits in the first two innings. In the fifth, Amber West reached first […]

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Playoffs

Playoffs

So the spring season in sports has come to an end. Baseball and Softball are currently going to the second round of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association playoffs. After the season ended Baseball finished third, being a number three seed. Softball tied for second with Clayton, but because of a rule in the rule book stating if there […]

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Personality Feature- Jake Betancourt

Personality Feature- Jake Betancourt

Not just a cross country runner, there is much more to Jake Betancourt than what meets the eye. He enjoys cross country because there is only one rule to race, and that is to make it to the finish line first. “It’s you, your competitors, and the trees. No flags. No timeouts. Just guts,” says Jake. He has always ran, […]

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Jason Collins’ Announcement to the World

Jason Collins’ Announcement to the World

On April 29, 2013 NBA player Jason Collins announced to the world that he is gay, becoming the first active player in one of the four major American professional team sports to announce it. In an interview Jason Collins did with columnist Mike Wise in The Washington Post, Jason tells his reason for coming out gay and responds to it […]

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