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Top Westside Recruit Commits to Minnesota

Avante Dickerson, left, stiff arms Miles Hemphill, right, of Gretna during the 2018 season.

Jonathan Snover, Sports Journalism Co-Editor-In-Chief

April 19, 2020

For months, the buzz around Westside junior defensive back Avante Dickerson has been palpable. While garnering attention from powerhouses such as Louisiana State (LSU), Ohio State and Nebraska, among others, Dickerson is widely considered to be the top football prospect in Nebraska. The chase for...

Freshman Golfer Reflects on Cancellation of Season

The boys golf team will not get a season the year due to COVID-19.

Caleb De La Cruz, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

April 17, 2020

High school athletes find many firsts special: Their first game. Their first championship.  However ,a lot of these firsts are being delayed for the class of 2023 due to COVID-19. For freshman Porter Topp, this would’ve been not only his first year in high school sports, but his first time on W...

National Championship 2020 March Madness Simulation

National Championship 2020 March Madness Simulation

Jaden Taylor, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

April 7, 2020

Two teams, one game, one national champion. Throughout a march madness full of crazy stories, big upsets, and exciting end game thriller it all ends tonight. The Cinderella story of the #14 Belmont Bruins will go up against the Big East champions in the Creighton Bluejays. Starting at 7:20 Jaden Taylor...

Final Four 2020 March Madness Simulation

Final Four 2020 March Madness Simulation

Jaden Taylor, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

April 6, 2020

This is what it all comes down to. 68 teams throughout four different regions lead us to just these final four teams left. One story of this year's March Madness is the Cinderella story of the Belmont Bruins out of the Ohio Valley Conference. As a 14 seed, they are the lowest seed to ever make it past...

Elite Eight 2020 March Madness Simulation

Elite Eight 2020 March Madness Simulation

Jaden Taylor, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

April 4, 2020

We're down to the final eight teams in the 2020 March Madness Simulation Tournament and all four games will be live-streamed this afternoon. After a great night of Sweet Sixteen matchups, we have March Madness history being written again. After beating #2 Kentucky, #14 seeded Belmont is officially the...

Sweet Sixteen 2020 March Madness

Sweet Sixteen 2020 March Madness

Jaden Taylor, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

April 4, 2020

We're down to 16 teams and multiple cinderella stories are in the making. Will they go on after tonight, you'll have to watch to find out. Three out of the four #1 seeds are still alive through the first two rounds as well as two of the fourteen seeds. Only four more rounds until a national champion...

Second Round 2020 March Madness

Second Round 2020 March Madness

Jaden Taylor, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

April 3, 2020

The First Round ended on Tuesday night and 32 are moving onto the second round. With already multiple big upsets March Madness has truly shown its unpredictability. Today's afternoon lineup will kick-off the second round of the 2020 Men's Basketball Tournament as we will be showing you the top four gam...

First Round 2020 March Madness Simulation

First Round 2020 March Madness Simulation

Jaden Taylor, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

March 31, 2020

After the First Four kicked off the 2020 March Madness Tournament, the First Round of play will get underway tonight. Here will be shown four of the 32 games played throughout the first round. All other games will be computer-generated and shown in the March Madness Postgame Show at the end of the night. ...

2020 March Madness: First Four

2020 March Madness: First Four

Jaden Taylor, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

March 30, 2020

March Madness has begun!! Watch all First Four games played at the Wild World of Sports Complex tonight on NCAA Basketball 09 with fully updated rosters. Four teams will move on to the first round, while four will head home early. Schedule: 5:30 PM-Robert Morris vs Boston University 6:30...

Selection Saturday: Simulation March Madness

Selection Saturday: Simulation March Madness

Jaden Taylor, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

March 28, 2020

Starting at 7:30 PM Watch here as Jaden Taylor gives a rundown on this year's Men's NCAA Basketball Tournament which will be simulated on EA's NCAA Basketball 09 with fully updated rosters. All four regions plus the First Four set up to be played in Dayton. Once the Selection Show has concluded the...

Wired and WTV to Stream NCAA March Madness Simulation

Wired and WTV to Stream NCAA March Madness Simulation

Jaden Taylor, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

Bored with no sports on TV? With NFL Free Agency essentially done and no more ESPN: the Ocho to get interested in, what else is there to get excited about in the sports world? Time to bring back the fun of March Madness! Over the next week and a half Westside Wired and WTV will be showing you the great...

Westside Basketball Teams Cap Season in Different State Tournament Settings

Westside senior Ella Wedergren dribbles the ball in the 58-40 loss to Fremont, her final game with the Westside program.

Jaden Taylor, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

For the second year in a row, both the Westside Warriors varsity boys and girls basketball teams competed in the state tournament. After two early first-round exits in 2019, the Warriors returned a combined 12 seniors for the 2020 season. With both teams starting off the season ranked in the top ten,...

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