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Recruit to Commit: Communicating With Coaches

Recruit to Commit: Communicating With Coaches

Molysha Brown, Online Director

May 22, 2019


Filed under Columns, Sports

Where many student-athletes fall short is effectively communicating with colleges and universities, but it is not your fault oftentimes we depend on our parents or guardians to communicate for us because we as teenagers at times find it difficult to talk to coaches and other adults. That needs to change....

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...

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....

Men’s Tennis: Wildcats defeat Trojans

Men’s Tennis: Wildcats defeat Trojans

Alyssa Robinson, Copy Editor

March 28, 2019


Filed under Galleries and Video, Sports

West's Men's tennis team was brutally defeated by New Hanover on Friday, March 25. The Trojans did not win a single match and left the court with their heads held low.

From Recruit to Commit

From Recruit to Commit

Molysha Brown, Online Director

March 8, 2019


Filed under Columns

Let's talk about recruiting. Recruiting once upon a time involved a coach coming out to see you play a game and if they liked you they would recruit you and if they didn't they would lose interest but the recruiting game of today is much different. My name is Molysha "Moe" Brown, I am the captain...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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