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Taylor Time: Football Beat Writer Predicts State Championship

Taylor Time: Football Beat Writer Predicts State Championship

Jaden Taylor, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

Two teams, one game, one goal. The biggest game on the biggest stage sets up the best two teams in all of Class A on the night of Tuesday, Nov 26, and the game will not disappoint. Coming into this matchup, I am holding a 14-0 record in the postseason. The magic number 15 is very close to reality. He...

Warriors Top Patriots, Qualify for State Championship

Warriors Top Patriots, Qualify for State Championship

Jaden Taylor, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

November 17, 2019

For the first time since 2013, the Westside will head to Memorial Stadium to compete for the state title. This past Friday, November 15, 2019, the Warriors took down the third-seeded Millard South Patriots on the road by a 31-14 score. After dropping the regular-season finale against the Patriots,...

Westside Football Prepares for Semi-Finals of State Tournament

Westside Football Prepares for Semi-Finals of State Tournament

Jaden Taylor, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

One game away from heading to the Class A state championship. Later today, November 15th, the Warrior varsity football team will head down to Buell Stadium at Millard South High School to go up against the third-ranked Millard South Patriots. With just four teams left in the state tournament, the pr...

Taylor Time: Football beat Writer Predicts State Semifinals

Taylor Time: Football beat Writer Predicts State Semifinals

Jaden Taylor, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

Four teams. Three games. A state title. Before the Nebraska high school football season comes to an end, a state champion must be decided. All four of these teams have gone through 11 long weeks of the season and still find themselves standing close to the top of Class A. Two more weeks, and a champion w...

Westside Football Rolls on to Semifinals with Win in Lincoln

Westside Football Rolls on to Semifinals with Win in Lincoln

Jaden Taylor, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

This past Friday, the Warrior varsity football team headed down to Seacrest Field in Lincoln for a quarterfinal matchup against the second-seeded Lincoln Southeast Knights. Both teams coming into the matchup came off of big round one wins against lower opponents. The Warriors ended their arch-rival’s seas...

Nebraska Coach Scott Frost Visits Westside

Nebraska Coach Scott Frost Visits Westside

Jaden Taylor, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

This past Thursday, November 7, Nebraska head coach Scott Frost made a visit to Westside High School. The visit was confirmed early Thursday morning on Twitter by World-Herald Recruiting Specialist Mike Sautter and many students at Westside anxiously awaiting his arrival. Throughout the day, Frost made ...

Westside Football Player’s Tackle Against Prep Goes Viral

Westside Football Player’s Tackle Against Prep Goes Viral

Peter Collins, Wired A&E Editor

November 8, 2019

Senior Jake Holmstrom made a critical tackle during Westside’s playoff game against their rival, Creighton Prep, last Friday, Nov. 1. A video of the tackle taken by Westside senior and WTV member Dylan Bayles quickly went viral online, appearing on Twitter and Instagram accounts with millions of follo...

Westside Football Prepares for Second Round of State Tournament

Westside Football Prepares for Second Round of State Tournament

Jaden Taylor, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

It’s down to the final eight teams. The Warriors head down to Seacrest Field in Lincoln tonight, November 8th, to play the Lincoln Southeast Knights. Both teams come into the second round of the state tournament coming off double-digit wins. The Warriors, in their first-round matchup against arch-rival Cr...

Taylor Time: Football Beat Writer Predicts Week Two of the Playoffs

Taylor Time: Football Beat Writer Predicts Week Two of the Playoffs

Jaden Taylor, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

It’s down to just eight teams.    The second round of the 2019 Class A Football State Tournament takes the stage this Friday as the pressure on each team grows just a little more. Last week’s predictions stayed perfect with an 8-0 record and hopefully the goose egg in the loss column will...

Westside Takes Down Jr. Jays, Moves on in State Tournament

Westside Takes Down Jr. Jays, Moves on in State Tournament

Jaden Taylor, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

The Warrior varsity football team began their 2019 postseason campaign up against a familiar foe in the Creighton Prep Jr. Jays. In their most recent meeting at Phelps Field earlier this season, the Warriors, behind a five touchdown night from Quarterback Cole Payton, took down the Jr. Jays 49-21.Th...

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