The West Wind

84 Feet: Men’s Basketball Review

84 Feet: Men’s Basketball Review

Taliyah Daniels, Event Coordinator

March 1, 2019


Filed under Sports

Down by 9 with five seconds left on the game clock, the seniors on the men’s basketball team watched their final moments in a Trojan uniform tick away. The men’s varsity basketball team ended their 2018-19 season advancing to the 2019 3A Men’s Basketball Championship level where they lost by only n...

The Life of a Student-Athlete: The Balance

The Life of a Student-Athlete: The Balance

Teagan Coley, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Columns

As a student-athlete, maintaining a balance between academics and athletics can be exhausting. Being a student-athlete myself, I have experienced firsthand how challenging it can be to excel at both. I play women’s lacrosse for West Brunswick High School along with travel lacrosse for TEAM Pride. I a...

Track & Field Season Preview

Track & Field Season Preview

Connor Gushman, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019


Filed under Sports

  Track and Field is a sport which includes athletic contests established on the skills of running, jumping, and throwing. This year, our track team has a combined total of four coaches: Coach Wood, Coach Carraway, Coach Hickman, and Coach Lynch are looking forward to what the spring sea...

Jesse’s Hot Takes

Jesse Bellamy, Sports Director

January 23, 2019


Filed under Columns, Sports

Anyone who knows me, knows three things: I love Post Malone, I play football, and I can’t get enough about sports; this column is an opportunity for me to share some of my ideas and my hot takes on sports issues. I welcome any response letters, rebuttals, or ideas you may have. A lot has happened in...

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

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...

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...

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 medical career. Morgan Beeler...

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. ...

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 ...

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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