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The Student News Site of West Brunswick High School

The West Wind

The Student News Site of West Brunswick High School

The West Wind

Junior Kearstin Herring sits on WBHS bleachers

Social Media and Society’s Negative Impact on Athletes

Kearstin Herring & Savana Moore, Staff Writer Nov 7, 2022

It is becoming increasingly apparent that social media negatively correlates with mental health, especially among teenagers, high schoolers, and young athletes especially. Social media is a powerful tool...

Varsity Football vs. Ashley Screaming Eagles

Nov 4, 2022

On Friday, September 23rd, the Varsity Trojans took on the Ashley Screaming Eagles for their second football game of the season. Our Trojans had multiple touchdowns early in the game from Numbers' 32 and...

Senior Weston Sharpe is escorted by parents

Trojans Fall Sports Senior Night

Macie Coley and Candyce Benge Nov 4, 2022

On October 21st, 2022, seniors from all fall sports were invited to walk for Senior Night. Over 70 seniors participated in the walk this year to be recognized by the principal and their peers. During the...

The Jv Volleyball Team posing together

Jv Volleyball Awards Banquet

Ava Babson, Staff writer Oct 27, 2022

On Tuesday,October 25th the 2022 Junior Varsity Volleyball team came together as a team one last time. They all dressed up formally and met up at "Events at BrickLanding," a beautiful waterfront building;...

Senior Paul Gushman walked by his mom during senior night as he gets greeted by Mr. Paschal.

Soccer Senior Night

Emely Olmedo, Editor in Chief Oct 27, 2022

Varsity men's soccer had a home game against New Hanover October 20, also being their senior night. The final score was 6-1 with the Trojans taking a loss. Although it was a tough game, every player played...

The American Flag hangs from a linemans truck, a symbol of freedom

Last Home Football Game of the Year – West Brunswick vs. New Hanover

Savana Moore, Staff Writer Oct 26, 2022

On Friday, October 21st West took on the New Hanover Wildcats in the last home game of the year. The Trojans put up a good fight, ending the game with a final score of 42 to 26. Seniors celebrated...

All 6 seniors gather around for a picture with their sashes on and flowers in hand.  

Photo Credit: Jenna Williams

Sentimental Volleyball Senior Night

Jenna Williams, Staff Writer Oct 21, 2022

The “last” anything is emotional, especially as a senior. On Thursday, October 13th, the WBHS Volleyball team parted with six of their amazing seniors. They took on the court and played for the last...

The JV and Varsity cheerleaders cheering on the football team from the sidelines.

West Brunswick’s 50th Homecoming Game

Courtney Weston and Olivia Hewson Oct 20, 2022

On Friday, October 14th West hosted the annual Homecoming football game against North Brunswick High School. With a final score of 50-15, our Trojans pushed through a tough game and gave it their all....

Varsity Volleyball vs. South Brunswick Cougars

Varsity Volleyball vs. South Brunswick Cougars

Jenna Williams, Staff Writer Oct 19, 2022

Your very own lady trojans take on the court one last time against our rival, South Brunswick Cougars. This was a very sentimental night for the whole team, for it was not only their last game, we...

Weston Sharpe and Mr. James Sullivan posing on game day.

Thanks to You!

Courtney Weston, Communications Director Sep 19, 2022

The new school year means the beginning of football season. While football itself has many traditions. Coach Pardue thought we needed to incorporate a tradition to thank the staff for working hard to teach...

Varsity Volleyball vs Laney Buccaneers

Varsity Volleyball vs Laney Buccaneers

Ava Babson, Staff writer Sep 19, 2022

On September 6th, our Varsity Volleyball Team played away at Laney High School. Our team took home a loss with a final score of 3-0. The lady Trojans played a tough game and battled through 3 games...

Athlete sits on track with head down as if struggling with something emotionally

Social Media and Society’s Negative Impact on Athletes

It is becoming increasingly apparent that social media negatively correlates with mental health, especially among teenagers, high schoolers, and young athletes especially. Social media is a powerful tool...

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