Post Tagged with: "Basketball"

A Dribbler that Travels

A Dribbler that Travels

Venturing along the East Coast, freshman Meaghan Bennett shows off her skills as guard to many. She is a part of the traveling basketball  team Carolina All-Stars, based out of Durham. “Traveling basketball is when we [the team] go to games in states like Ohio, Georgia and Virginia and compete against other teams,” said Bennett. “Some games or tournaments are […]

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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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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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Shooting Hoops

Shooting Hoops

After doing something for long enough, it begins to get easier. Muscle memory kicks in and skill starts to emerge. “Practice makes perfect” holds a lot of weight for Jakim Graham, a basketball player since the age of five. “I play football too, although I’m more comfortable with basketball than any other sport,” said Graham. “I’ve been playing it so […]

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Wildcat News S3 E13

Wildcat News S3 E13

This week on Wildcat News, Erik Beene reports on how to keep your school gmail account safe, Jamie Snover checks out the French Festival, Marissa Greene got a look at the freshman canvas, Jowann Holder caught up with the men’s basketball team, Marissa Greene sat down with one of West’s former teachers, Katherine Serrell shares the benefits of eating local, […]

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Wildcat News S3 E11

Wildcat News S3 E11

This week on Wildcat News, Katherine Serrell gives us an inside look at the dance show, Jarrett Spann takes us to the basketball tryouts, Erik Beene gives us the scoop on sleep deprivation among students, Jamie Snover informs us of important college deadlines,  and Marissa Greene reports on how students gave the campus a deep clean.

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