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National Signing Day

National Signing Day

November 16, 2018


Filed under Galleries and Video, Sports

On November 15th, 2018 four West Brunswick High School seniors signed their National Letters of Intent to play softball and baseball at the collegiate level. Savannah Branch signed with the Barton College Bulldogs. Branch will play softball and attend school to pursue a career as a sports therapist....

Swim Season Begins

Swim Season Begins

Jay Fletcher and Matthew Hylton

November 16, 2018


Filed under Galleries and Video, Sports

On November 15, the WBHS swim team held their first meet against teams from Ashley, South, and a group of home-schooled students. Each competing team performed well. West Brunswick's very own Keyon Berinji and Caroline Ruck were notable swimmers in this meet who both finished at the top of their heats. ...

The 4th Annual Powderpuff Football Game

The 4th Annual Powderpuff Football Game

Molysha Brown and Deiona Staney

November 8, 2018


Filed under Galleries and Video, Sports, Student Life

On November 7, 2018, West Brunswick hosted the Powderpuff Football game for the female students of the school. After a rain bearing game, the Junior-Sophomore team came away with a hard-fought victory.

Today in Sports: NFL Week Six

Today in Sports: NFL Week Six

Jesse Bellamy, Sports Director

October 15, 2018


Filed under Columns, Sports

The first six weeks the NFL season have been thrilling; whether it's been controversial penalties, overtime thrillers, or superstar holdouts, the NFL has not disappointed. The holdout of Le’veon Bell has been a huge hit for the Steelers and has been a main factor in the team's struggles early on. Bell will reportedly return to practices and the field during the Steelers’ week 7 ...

NHL Stanley Cup

Jesse Bellamy, Staff Writer

May 30, 2018


Filed under Sports

The wait is over, the NHL final has begun, and although both teams are looking for their first Stanley Cup, their situations differ quite a bit.   The Washington Capitals, who are in their 43rd season and have only appeared in one previous final where they were swept by the Detroit Red Wings, ...

WBHS Trojans v. NBHS Scorpions

WBHS Trojans v. NBHS Scorpions

Molysha "Moe" Brown, Staff Writer

May 30, 2018


Filed under Galleries and Video, Sports

The varsity women's soccer team finished off a season filled with ups and down with a record of 5-13-1 overall and 2-12 in conference.

Trouble Catching Funds

Trouble Catching Funds

Brandon Aycock, Staff Writer

May 30, 2018


Filed under Sports

A team that goes 24-2 compared to a team that goes 4-8, nowhere close to even having a winning season, is given less respect and financial support. Though not logical, this is the current state of things for the West Softball Team. The softball team has been extremely overlooked in the past and ...

NBA Playoffs

Jesse Bellamy, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

With the NBA playoffs in full effect and historic performances happening every night, we as fans are witnessing one of the best times in the NBA.   Lebron James is arguably having one of his best postseasons yet and it may be his most important legacy wise, as many believe that Lebron’s...

Lacrosse Senior Night

Lacrosse Senior Night

Becca Jackson, Online Manager

May 15, 2018


Filed under Sports

The men's and women's lacrosse teams honored their seniors together at their last home games of the season.

West Brunswick’s Men’s Lacrosse v. New Hanover

West Brunswick’s Men’s Lacrosse v. New Hanover

Breanna Trudeau, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018


Filed under Galleries and Video, Sports

The West Brunswick men's lacrosse team loss to the New Hanover Wildcats 20-1.

A Chip Shot From Champions

April 27, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Men’s Golf Team strives to improve their skills on the links and better the team’s connection with each other. In a sport that requires mental focus and stability, the athletes practice ways to remain consistent in their game. Junior golf starter, Walker Soucek, feels he is pushing the t...

Recurring Rivals

Recurring Rivals

April 27, 2018


Filed under Sports

School rivalries have played a huge role in high school sporting events since the beginning of competitive sports. West rivalry against the Topsail baseball teams stands out among others. A rivalry between these two powerhouse teams really escalated once the two started having bitter close games...

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