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The Student News Site of West Brunswick High School

The West Wind

The Student News Site of West Brunswick High School

The West Wind

The womens varsity volleyball team taking a moment in the center of the court before their game begins.

Does Competeing Against Bigger Schools Impact How We Play?

Jenna Williams, Staff Writer Nov 27, 2023

High school sports are a big deal, and when smaller 1A-2A schools compete against larger 3A-4A schools, the stakes can feel even higher. Competing against bigger schools can add extra pressure and stress...

A sneak peak into someones brain, who is struggling playing many sports.

Sharing Athletes in Sports

Grace Kitchen, Staff Writer Nov 21, 2023

Being a 3A school means sharing athletes. Athletes, who play multiple sports, are playing other athletes from 4A schools, who have more students at the school and can afford to have athletes specialize...

Graphic made by Staff Writer, Gracie Loft

One Season Two Sports

Gracie Loft, Staff Writer Nov 20, 2023

 Same season two sports: Most student-athletes pick a separate sport to keep them in shape when in the off-season of their main sport, but two sports in the same season definitely isn't common. Playing...

Should college athletes be paid?

Should college athletes be paid?

Brooklyn Coble, Creative Content Member Nov 3, 2023

One of the biggest revenue drivers for a university or college can be found in their athletic programs.  Ask a young person what their favorite school is, and it usually will be linked to their favorite...

How To Play PickleBall

How To Play PickleBall

Campbell Cheers, Online Assistant Oct 26, 2023

Pickleball has been around since 1965 but has recently become popular over the past year. Typically, pickleball is played by older people, but kids have recently been fascinated by this sport. Learning...

Lady Trojans huddled around, breaking out of their huddle, to continue onto the game.

10/12 Trojans Vs. New Hanover

Grace Kitchen, Staff Writer Oct 19, 2023

On Thursday, October 12th, the West Brunswick Lady Trojans hosted the New Hanover Wildcats for their last game of the season. Before the game, the seniors, Ava Babson, Emma Bartlett, and Riley Bergeron...

Lady Trojans, and coaches, gathered for a picture after the seniors were introduced and given their flowers.

Trojans Vs. North Brunswick

Grace Kitchen, Staff Writer Oct 6, 2023

The Lady Trojans made the senior night extra special for their seniors, Riley Bergeron, Emma Bartlett, and Ava Babson. On Thursday, October 5th, the varsity volleyball team faced off against the North...

Sophomore, Autumn Wyatt, looking up at the ball about to serve.

How Much is Too Much? Sports Injuries

Grace Kitchen, Staff Writer Oct 6, 2023

On every athlete's mind is the potential of being hurt, but what injuries would be career-ending injuries? A few professional athletes like Nick Chubb, Damar Hamlin, and Aaron Rodgers have been injured...

After a timeout, lady Trojans are ready to go back out on the court. They are ready to win the set.

Trojans VS Topsail

Campbell Cheers, Online Assistant Oct 4, 2023

On Thursday, September 28th, the varsity volleyball team faced the Topsail Pirates. Although all matches were close, the Lady Trojans lost 0-3. Good effort and good sportsmanship were put in throughout...

Being county champs is great, but these three teams get an opportunity to win a much bigger title.

Playoff Bids

Amadis Levasa, Staff Writer May 16, 2023

Getting the news that you’re going to the playoffs is a fantastic announcement every team wants to experience. Three of our spring teams got to experience the remarkable feeling this spring season after...

Senior Lauren Nelson, running down the field.

4/25 Varsity Women’s Lacrosse VS New Hanover

Kelsey Swain, Staff Writer Apr 28, 2023

It's senior night, the last scheduled home game of the season. Our women's lacrosse team is ready to hit the turf and battle it out against New Hanover. Both teams are having fun on the side of the field,...

Sophomore Kaylee Williams ready to hit the ball.

4/6 Varsity Women’s Softball VS Hoggard

Kelsey Swain, Staff Writer Apr 8, 2023

When everyone else was enjoying spring break, our softball team had one more task to complete. Our ladies had to take care of business on the diamond against Hoggard. The Trojans came ready to fight but...

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