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Tennis: The Expectations

Tennis: The Expectations

LeAnna MIntz, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

The Lady Trojans tennis team is prepping for a hard season to come. The team took a big hit this season as they lost some of their key players to graduation. The team is filled with mostly freshmen so Coach Scott Mehalick is excited to see what they bring to the table. "Our hopes for the season are...

Trojans on Top

Trojans on Top

Katelyn Lewis, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

As Trojan Football season begins, the Trojans have started it off right with being ranked 5th in the state and a 3-0 record. Head coach, Michael Hickman feels that his players are ready for tough competition moving forward. “They have all worked extremely hard in the weight room and our offseason co...

Trojans defeat Wolfpack 21-0

Trojans defeat Wolfpack 21-0

LeAnna Mintz, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

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Recruit to Commit: Communicating With Coaches

Recruit to Commit: Communicating With Coaches

Molysha Brown, Online Director

May 22, 2019

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

  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

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

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

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

  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

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

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...

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