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Lady Trojans Defeated by the Screaming Eagles

Lady Trojans Defeated by the Screaming Eagles

Taliyah Daniels, Event Coordinator

March 26, 2019

The Lady Trojan lacrosse team was defeated by the Ashley Screaming Eagles by a score of 14-3 on Thursday, March 21. The Lady Trojans fought their hardest without four starters but were unable to gain the ground needed to make a comeback after the first half of the game ended with a score of 9-2. Two...

WBHS Trojans Tame the SCHS Stallions

WBHS Trojans Tame the SCHS Stallions

March 21, 2019

The WBHS Trojans defeated the South Columbus Stallions by 13-2. The game lasted 5 innings after the Trojans run-ruled the SCHS Stallions. The team batting average for the Trojans was .391 while the Stallions average was .167 at the final. The Trojan's on-base percentage was .588  which was more than...

WBHS Trojans Slay the SBHS Cougars

Braxton Powell listens closely to Coach Al Martin in the mid-half break.

Molysha Brown, Online Director

March 18, 2019

On March 8th, at the end of the fourth quarter the WBHS Trojans officially slayed the SBHS Cougars for a second time with a final score of 6-5. The Trojans had 4 scorers, senior attacker and captain, Braxton Powell had 2 goals on 5 shots and 2 assists. Junior midfielder,William McRainey also tallied...

84 Feet: Men’s Basketball Review

Ja'vian McCray pushes past topsail defender to make a layup

Taliyah Daniels, Event Coordinator

March 1, 2019

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

Sophomore Lacrosse Player, Elizabeth Norfleet poses for the camera with her lacrosse equipment and binder.

Teagan Coley, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

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...

Lady Trojans Defeat the North Brunswick Scorpions

The Lady Trojan bench gets hyped up after Aaliyah McCray sinks a basket and gets fouled creating a potential three point play.

Molysha Brown, Online Director

January 8, 2019

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...

WBHS Varsity Girls Basketball vs. East Bladen

Andrea Vasquez, Staff writer

December 7, 2018

WBHS Varsity Girls Basketball started the season with great enthusiasm. The girls played hard and they put all of their effort on the court. The varsity girls were winning at one point, but with 46 seconds left in the game, a player from the opposing team got fouled and scored on two free throws; the...

National Signing Day

From left to right: Katelyn Fulford, Morgan Beeler, Savannah Branch, and Dylan Jeffries pictured in the back. All athletes committed to Division II and Division III schools.

November 16, 2018

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

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. ...

A Chip Shot From Champions

April 27, 2018

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

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

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

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