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After The Miracle: Carl Brown

After The Miracle: Carl Brown

Devin Farrish, WTV Staff

March 8, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Videos

OPINION: Westside Girls Basketball is Living in Golden Age

OPINION: Westside Girls Basketball is Living in Golden Age

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

March 3, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Opinion, Sports

When Dr. James Naismith invented the game of basketball in the early 1890s, 12 players were on the floor at one time with three assigned to each side of the court. By the 1930s, the Amateur Athletic Union was giving women a platform to play Naismith's game in the national spotlight. Now, eighty some...

Warrior Girls Wrap up Season at State Tournament

Warrior Girls Wrap up Season at State Tournament

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

March 1, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Westside girls basketball team traveled to Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln on Thursday, February 28, 2019, where they took on Lincoln Southwest in the first round of the NSAA Girls Basketball Championships. Despite junior Ella Wedergren's 18 points, Westside would fall to the Silver Hawks by a 69-55...

Brown Hits Buzzer Beater as Warriors Qualify for State Tournament

Brown Hits Buzzer Beater as Warriors Qualify for State Tournament

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

February 26, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Thirty-five percent. That's what the Westside boys basketball team shot from the three point arc in the A-6 district final on Tuesday. But with 1.6 seconds left and a two point deficit, that wasn't going through junior forward Carl Brown's mind. As Chase Thompson tipped the ball his way, he let the...

RECAP: Thompson Breaks Record as Warriors Glide Over Patriots

RECAP: Thompson Breaks Record as Warriors Glide Over Patriots

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

February 23, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Westside boys varsity basketball team hosted Millard South on Friday, February 22, 2019, in the first round of the NSAA District A-6 bracket. The Warriors were off to the races out of the gate with an eight point lead after one quarter and an 18 point lead at the halftime break. By the time the fourth...

Westside Girls Win District, Qualify for State Tournament

Westside Girls Win District, Qualify for State Tournament

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

February 22, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Loud noises rang on the south side of the main gym at Westside High School on Friday evening, and dead silence came from the north as Westside senior Ryley Nolin found the net on a late-game layup. The sea of white that represented the Red Shield, the Westside student section, went nuts. The Westside...

Westside Alumnus Pays Admission for Students at Basketball Games

Westside Alumnus Pays Admission for Students at Basketball Games

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

February 22, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Four dollars can buy a lot of things. It can pay for a double dose of two-for-two candy deals at the convenience store, it can get 40 chicken nuggets at Burger King and it's what a student can pay to get into an on-campus NSAA postseason event. However, courtesy of KB Building Services, which is owned...

Westside Basketball Teams to Take on Lincoln High on Friday

Westside Basketball Teams to Take on Lincoln High on Friday

Connor Stephens, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

February 15, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Westside men's basketball team looks to finish off their regular season friday night . against Lincoln High and saturday against Lincoln Southwest. Westside is coming off an impressive 10 game win streak and could finish this season off very hot on a 12 game win streak riding into Districts. “Ag...

LIVE STREAM: Westside Basketball Hosts Papillion-La Vista on Senior Night

LIVE STREAM: Westside Basketball Hosts Papillion-La Vista on Senior Night

Joe Graves and Ryan Adkins

February 8, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Westside hosts Papillion on the campus of Westside High School in Omaha, Ne.

Girls Basketball Team Honors Teammate at Game

Girls Basketball Team Honors Teammate at Game

Alex Goldstein, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

In 2013, Olivia-Mcginnis Taylor, a Westside student and former basketball player, unexpectedly passed due to a brain aneurysm. Every year, Westside and Bellevue East play a tribute game in Olivia’s honor. On Saturday, December 18th, Westside and Bellevue East Varsity girls basketball teams competed...

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