The West Wind

The Life of a Student-Athlete: College Prep

The Life of a Student-Athlete: College Prep

Teagan Coley, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019


Filed under Columns, Sports, Student Life

Most student-athletes approaching the end of high school dream of going to college. Some attend solely to further their education, others go to continue their sports career. There is a lot of work involved in achieving this milestone. All throughout high school students compete to be the best, this can inc...

Lady Trojans Senior Night

Lady Trojans Senior Night

Connor Gushman and Angela Arevala

May 6, 2019


Filed under News, Sports

  The Trojans took a 3-0 loss to South Brunswick last night in what was a fantastic game between the notorious rivals. Defense was led by Junior Alex Adcock who prevented countless South goals, and solidified West's defensive line. West keeper Joi Sturdivant had fantastic saves, keeping We...

Varsity Softball Senior Night

May 6, 2019


Filed under Sports

Thursday was an eventful day with the winning of our Trojan softball team 16-1. They did a tremendous job, and they made many people proud. Senior night happened, and the seniors of our softball team include Izzy Smeltzer, Savannah Branch, Katelyn Fulford, Morgan Beeler, and Taylor Pigot...

The WBHS Baseball Team Defeats the SBHS Cougars

The WBHS Baseball Team Defeats the SBHS Cougars

Teagan Coley, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019


Filed under Galleries and Video, Sports, Uncategorized

The West Brunswick Trojans beat rival South Brunswick 9-2 on Thursday, May 2. Prior to the game, the Trojans celebrated their seniors; Dylan Jefferies, T.J. Scinto, Brandon Aycock, Jacob Stocks, Ethan Reed, David Warth, Hunter Nicoll, and Shaun Smith. South Brunswick was mercy ruled due to their inability...

The Trojan Round-Up

The Trojan Round-Up

Molysha Brown, Online Director

April 16, 2019


Filed under Sports

Varsity Softball The Lady Trojans softball team took the bus ride to take on the Topsail Pirates on April 11th. The final score of the game was West 0 - Topsail 9. Both teams were scoreless until the fourth inning when the Pirates scored nine runs. Seven Pirates rounded the bases in the fourth. T...

Lady Trojans Defeat the Sharks

Lady Trojans Defeat the Sharks

Alyssa Robinson, Copy Editor

April 11, 2019


Filed under Galleries and Video, Sports

The Lady Trojans left the field tonight with a 13-3 win against St. James High School. In the 6th inning, Jennifer Argo hit the ball into the outfield, the runner on 3rd base made it home and the game ended by the mercy rule. The Sharks tried their hardest but just couldn't keep up with the Trojans....

The Trojan Round-Up

The Trojan Round-Up

Molysha Brown, Online Director

April 10, 2019


Filed under News, Sports

Varsity Baseball The Varsity Men's Baseball team took on the New Hanover Wildcats at home the final score of the game was 0-14. The Trojans had 4 hits throughout 7 innings against the 2018 state champions but were unable to make it to home plate. Three Trojans took the mound last night; Shane Ferris, ...

J.T. Hoggard Vikings Slay the WBHS Trojans

J.T. Hoggard Vikings Slay the WBHS Trojans

Molysha Brown, Online Director

April 8, 2019


Filed under News, Sports

The WBHS Trojan Men's Lacrosse team (2-9) took on the J.T. Hoggard Viking's (12-0) on April 4th, 2019. The Trojans were no match for the superior Vikings the final score of the game was 20-1. The Trojans scored 1 goal in the second quarter of the game. Senior attacker and captain Braxton Powell chipped...

WBHS Trojans Out-Bat the Laney Buccaneers

WBHS Trojans Out-Bat the Laney Buccaneers

Kayla Ward, Ad and Fundraising Manager

March 30, 2019


Filed under Galleries and Video, Sports

The WBHS Varsity Baseball Team played Laney High School on Friday, March 28th. The Trojans easily defeated the Buccaneers the final score was 7-0. The Trojans batting average was .429 compared the Buccaneers batting average of .087, the Trojans tallied 12 hits against the Buccaneers while only allowing...

The Lady Trojans Defeat the North Scorpions

The Lady Trojans Defeat the North Scorpions

Angela Arevalo, Editor in Chief

March 30, 2019


Filed under Galleries and Video, Sports

The Varsity Lady Trojans take their 2nd win, after defeating the North Brunswick Scorpions 2-0 on Tuesday, March 26th. Although many of the team's players were injured during the game, the ladies still came out on top, with senior Jes Barbra scoring both goals.

WBHS Trojans Take Down NBHS Scorpions

WBHS Trojans Take Down NBHS Scorpions

Rebekah Martin, Editor in Chief

March 29, 2019


Filed under Sports

Varsity Men's Baseball walked away last night with a win against North Brunswick. Scoring two points in the first three innings, and not allowing North to squeeze in a run once. As they game continued West racked up some more points, and North continued to try and just get one point on the board. With...

The Lady Trojans Squash the NBHS Scorpions

The Lady Trojans Squash the NBHS Scorpions

Chase Soyars, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019


Filed under Galleries and Video, Sports

Trojans varsity softball secured another win at home Tuesday March 26th, beating North Brunswick 10-0. We easily swept them under the rug with our great pitching done by Morgan Beeler and excellent hitting done by Izzy Smeltzer, as well as the rest of the Lady Trojans! Starting off with a lead, we overtook...

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