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Trojan Swim Team Bound for Districts

Trojan Swim Team Bound for Districts

Matthew Hylton and Jay Fletcher

January 23, 2019


Filed under Galleries and Video, Sports

The West Brunswick Swim Team faced off against teams from South Brunswick, New Hanover, and a team of home-schooled students. The West Brunswick swimmers achieved some of their best times, relays times improved as well. One relay team even qualified for regionals. Regional meets begin February 2nd. ...

Swim Meet At UNCW

Swim Meet At UNCW

Sarah Reaves, Staff Writer

January 23, 2019


Filed under Galleries and Video, Sports

  On Tuesday January 22nd, the Trojan Swim team had their last meet before regionals. Although swim is more of an individual sport, the team worked together and swam hard. You can follow a few of the Trojan Swimmers to regionals in Cary NC on February 2nd 2019....

Varsity Boys Basketball: West V. Hoggard

Varsity Boys Basketball: West V. Hoggard

Sarah Reaves, Staff Writer

January 23, 2019


Filed under Galleries and Video, Sports

On Friday January 18th the Varsity Boys basketball team went head to head with John T Hoggard High School. A very intense game with the score staying close throughout all four quarters. Although the night ended with a loss, the Trojans fought hard. Final score: Hoggard 38 Trojans 31...

Exploring the option of a 64 team college football playoff.

Exploring the option of a 64 team college football playoff.

January 23, 2019


Filed under Columns, Sports, Student Life

Mike Leach discusses the college playoffs with KREM 2 News via Youtube. Most college football fans remember when the four team college football was introduced. It brought a lot of excitement but some still believed the old way was better and would be better for college football. A college football sys...

Jesse’s Hot Takes

Jesse Bellamy, Sports Director

January 18, 2019


Filed under Columns, Sports

Back again with this week’s hot takes; coming up this week, we have the AFC and the NFC championship games, Warriors back at full strength, and Kyler Murray declaring for the NFL draft. With the NFL playoffs in full swing and the conference championships happening this weekend, we have to talk a...

Why There Are So Many Busts In Sports

Jay Fletcher, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019


Filed under Columns, Sports

In the history of sports there is always that guy that jumps almost out of nowhere onto the scene and is talked about constantly in the media as being a sure fire prospect.  Even though he may have had no prior success at the previous level. One of the reasons for this might be the increasing trend t...

New Coach, Who Dis?

New Coach, Who Dis?

Taliyah Daniels and Braxton Powell

January 14, 2019


Filed under Sports, Student Life

This basketball season brings yet another coaching change for the Varsity Lady Trojans--their fourth in as many years. Coach Lewkowicz and Coach Harvey have worked in West’s program before, but this year, they are taking on new roles as the head and assistant Varsity coaches respectively. Many of t...

West Brunswick vs. Laney

West Brunswick vs. Laney

Payton westendorf, staff writer

January 14, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Sports

  West Brunswick (24)  vs. Laney (57) Laney takes home the win on 1/9/19...

Lady Trojans Defeat the North Brunswick Scorpions

Lady Trojans Defeat the North Brunswick Scorpions

Molysha Brown, Online Director

January 8, 2019


Filed under Galleries and Video, Sports

The Lady Trojans started off the new year on the right foot on Friday, January 4th, 2019 the Lady Trojans secured their second win of the season against the North Brunswick High School Scorpions. In recent history, the Lady Trojans have been unable to secure a win against the Scorpions but due ever present...

Varsity Men’s Basketball: Trojans vs. Scorpions

Varsity Men’s Basketball: Trojans vs. Scorpions

Alyssa Robinson, Copy Editor

January 6, 2019


Filed under Galleries and Video, Sports

The student section was on their toes Friday night, as this game was a close one. The Trojans took it home with a 60-48 victory!

West Defeats Hoggard in Wednesday’s Wrestling Match

West Defeats Hoggard in Wednesday’s Wrestling Match

Payton Westendorf, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Sports

West vs. Hoggard   12/12/18 West (51) defeats Hoggard (21) in Wednesday's match....

Women’s Basketball Preview

Women’s Basketball Preview

Julia Foster, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

Winter sports season has started and the women’s basketball team is ready for a great and hopeful season to come. As the women’s varsity basketball team begins, they are hoping to improve on many aspects such as teamwork, collaboration and ensuring they get extra practice. “We’ll defi...

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