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Seven Athletes Sign National Letters of Intent Wednesday

Seven Athletes Sign National Letters of Intent Wednesday

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

November 13, 2019

Senior student athletes and their families, teachers and coaches gathered on Wednesday morning in the Guidance IMC to celebrate each respective athlete signing their National Letter of Intent. Here is what each athlete had to say about their commitment. Trevor Barajas: Baseball at Iowa Western Community...

Softball Team Says Goodbye to Seniors, Looks Forward to Bright Future

Softball Team Says Goodbye to Seniors, Looks Forward to Bright Future

Bo Lucas, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

October 22, 2019

With the end of each sports season comes the end of seniors’ careers and the offseason grind for others to get better First year head coach TJ Eadus-Leapley had a lot to say about this year’s seniors. To Coach TJ Eadus-Leapley, they were exceptionally special due to the fact it was her first group...

Westside Softball Looks Ahead to District Play

Westside Softball Looks Ahead to District Play

Bo Lucas, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

Earlier in the year, Westside athletic director Tom Kerkman announced that there would be a new softball coach for softball. Coach TJ Eadus-Leapley is known winner as both a player and a coach. At her first district tournament, she has a couple of ideas on how to come out successful. “We are ...

Softball Coach Reflects on What Team Can Do Better

Softball Coach Reflects on What Team Can Do Better

Bo Lucas, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

September 24, 2019

So far this season, Westside softball has won more games than they have lost. They have won some big games and ended up doing well in some big tournaments. However, Coach Eadus-Leapley wants more out of her team. “The biggest thing we’ve learned about our team is the lack of confidence and know...

Westside Softball Set for Metro Tournament

Westside Softball Set for Metro Tournament

Bo Lucas, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

September 12, 2019

The Omaha Metro Softball Tournament, which begins on Thursday, is a big deal for many reasons. All of the teams in the metro will be playing. Head coach TJ Eadus said winning this would be monumentally huge for the Westside softball team. Eadus is no stranger to success. “Winning this tournament would be a big st...

Softball Off to Fast Start on Season, Looking to Continue Success

Softball Off to Fast Start on Season, Looking to Continue Success

Bo Lucas, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

September 4, 2019

The Westside Warriors Softball Team has been shot out of a cannon to begin this season. They are winning games left and right and turning many heads while doing it. A lot of things contribute to turning things around. One of those things that Coach TJ Eadus-Leapley expects is trust. “Our girls are s...

Nine Run Third Lifts Warriors Over Eagles

Nine Run Third Lifts Warriors Over Eagles

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

August 22, 2019

It's comeback season. That's the mantra that the Westside varsity softball team, which hasn't earned a state tournament bid since 2011, is living by as the 2019 season gets underway. They want to come back and make a name for themselves, and they began the road to Hastings with an 11-0 victory over...

PREVIEW: New Softball Coach Hopeful For This Year’s Group

PREVIEW: New Softball Coach Hopeful For This Year’s Group

Bo Lucas, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

August 20, 2019

New Westside softball coach TJ Eadus-Leapley is no stranger to the game of softball. Eadus-Leapley played both Division One softball as well as professionally. Some of her honors include MVC Player of the Week and Pac-12 Player of the Week, just to name a few. Eadus-Leapley, having been such a great player...

BREAKING: Westside Names Eadus-Leapley Softball Coach

BREAKING: Westside Names Eadus-Leapley Softball Coach

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

March 5, 2019

Westside has named PrimeTime softball coach TJ Eadus-Leapley as the new head of the sport at the high school level. Brandi Paul, communications director for District 66, broke the news in a press release on Tuesday afternoon. "TJ Eadus-Leapley has been named head softball coach at Westside High School,"...

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