The West Wind

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...

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...

West Brunswick v. J.T. Hoggard: Men’s Lacrosse

West Brunswick v. J.T. Hoggard: Men’s Lacrosse

Breanna Trudeau, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018


Filed under Galleries and Video, Sports

The West Brunswick men's lacrosse team fell to the J.T. Hoggard Vikings with a final score of 20-0.

The NFL Draft

The NFL Draft

Jesse Bellamy, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Sports

With the NFL draft a little over a week away, many teams are trying to figure out who they are going to draft in the first round. While not all legends are drafted in the first round, this is the most important round of the draft because the first round is where you draft players that you believe w...

JV Women’s Soccer

March 29, 2018


Filed under Sports

  West Brunswick's Junior Varsity Soccer team has been off to a great start in the season. The girls use teamwork, hard work, perseverance, and dedication against opposing teams. West is proud of our Trojan Ladies!...

Notable Athletes: Winter Sports Edition

Notable Athletes: Winter Sports Edition

Molysha (Moe) Brown and Jay Fletcher

January 11, 2018


Filed under Sports

Swim Team When asked which one of her swimmers was a notable athlete, Coach L. Fletcher was caught between two of her four year swimmers, Tyler Hucks and Tommy Fallon. Fletcher eventually chose Tyler Hucks, citing his strong leadership ability and growth as a swimmer. Both of which led to him being na...

Swim Team Update

Swim Team Update

January 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

Talk to anyone in the hall, and most will tell you that they were surprised to find that we have had a swim team for six years.   Coach Fletcher is very excited about the upcoming season.   “We have a lot of new swimmers this year, but they have some previous swim experience and that is goi...

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