Westside Wired

Season Preview: Returning Talent Looks to Lead Varsity Tennis Team to New Heights

Season Preview: Returning Talent Looks to Lead Varsity Tennis Team to New Heights

Connor Tracy, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

August 24, 2018

The Westside Warriors tennis season kicked off this Thursday with a match against Papillion LaVista.  Back at the helm as head coach, Jordane Warkentin speaks with confidence and excitement for the 2018 season.   “We have 4 returning state players,  Jake Bonnet, Ethan Forecade, Ryan Vester, a...

Season Preview: New Unified Bowling Coach Hopes to Teach Life Skills Through Sport

Season Preview: New Unified Bowling Coach Hopes to Teach Life Skills Through Sport

Alex Goldstein, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

August 23, 2018

The bowling team here at Westside has proven to be a fantastic way to get kids with disabilities involved in team sports and a chance to compete, and this year the team is back with a new coach, Kari Wilson. This season Wilson will be learning along with the members. “This will be a learning experience for me...

Season Preview: Girls Golf Team Not Phased by Youth

Season Preview: Girls Golf Team Not Phased by Youth

John Maier, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

August 22, 2018

 Following a state tournament appearance last season from now-senior Lili Fogland, the girls golf team hopes to make a team appearance in state this season with a rebuilt team headlined with lots of youth. “We’ve got a lot of young players and one senior who medaled last year at State,” hea...

Season Preview: New Leadership Aims to Take Warriors to Next Level

Season Preview: New Leadership Aims to Take Warriors to Next Level

Eli McCabe, WTV Staff

August 22, 2018

It’s that time of the year again, football season. The stands filling up, the roar of the student section and that long awaited opening kickoff. Westside, a storied program, looks to bring home a state championship trophy after falling last year in the state playoff quarterfinals to the Kearney Be...

Freeman Fans Four as Warriors Top Eagles

Freeman Fans Four as Warriors Top Eagles

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

August 16, 2018

Softball on the Hillside is back. The Westside varsity softball team hosted the Omaha Central Eagles in their season opener on Thursday. Behind a two RBI double from senior Alaina Mann, the Warriors picked up their first win of the season by a score of 4-2. Westside gained a 2-1 advantage on a RBI...

Westside Senior Shown Red Card, Will Not Compete in Championship Match

Westside Senior Shown Red Card, Will Not Compete in Championship Match

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

May 14, 2018

57, 56, 55...The clock at Morrison Stadium ticked as the Westside boys varsity soccer team went on one final run in the second extra time period of a state semifinal matchup with Lincoln Southwest. But then a whistle rang through the 6,000 seat soccer-specific stadium as Westside’s senior forward ...

Photo Gallery/RECAP: Westside girls fall to #2 Marian, celebrate seniors

Photo Gallery/RECAP: Westside girls fall to #2 Marian, celebrate seniors

Josh Siegel, Sports Journalism Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2018

Fans of both Westside and Marian came out to a brisk Saturday morning matchup between their #6 ranked and #2 ranked girls soccer teams. This game had a massive meaning to it as both teams had to prove that they can compete with the best. #2 Marian came into the game with a 12-1 record, while #6 Westside...

Girls Soccer looks towards district tournament, rest of season

Girls Soccer looks towards district tournament, rest of season

April 20, 2018

After their convincing 10-0 win against Bryan last Wednesday, the Westside Girls Soccer team now has a record of 9-2 on the season. Before they can focus their eyes on Morrison Stadium and a state title, the team has to get past a few obstacles that stand in their way. Girls soccer head coach Nathan...

Varsity Spring Sports Results: April 5th

Varsity Spring Sports Results: April 5th

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

April 5, 2018

Baseball: The Westside boys varsity baseball team competed in the Millard West Invite on Thursday. After giving up five runs in the third inning of their first game, Westside clawed back in it, but ended up dropping the matchup with Millard North 6-4. In the second game of the day for the Warrior...

Photo Gallery/RECAP: Boys soccer moves to 7-0, honors former player

Photo Gallery/RECAP: Boys soccer moves to 7-0, honors former player

Olivia Washburn, Photo Coordinator

March 30, 2018

Boys varsity soccer maintained their clean sheet Thursday with a 3-0 win over No. 9 Millard West. Goal scorers Peter Novoa, Sam Mormino and Ethan Goldner led the Warriors to victory. Photo Gallery by: Yamilett Ramirez

Photo Gallery/RECAP: Freshman-Sophomore track meet at Omaha North

Photo Gallery/RECAP: Freshman-Sophomore track meet at Omaha North

Olivia Washburn, Photo Coordinator

March 29, 2018

Following the junior varsity track meet at Omaha North this week, the boys team placed fifth out of ten, and the girls team placed fifth out of nine. Photo Gallery by: Tabitha Guyett Highlights: Freshman Avante Dickerson ran a 11.44 100m dash, placing second overall for the event. The boys...

Photo Gallery/RECAP: Girls soccer faces first loss against Wildcats

Photo Gallery/RECAP: Girls soccer faces first loss against Wildcats

Josh Siegel, Sports Journalism Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 28, 2018

Westside took on their first Top 10 opponent on Tuesday as Millard West came to Phelps Field and showed their best against the Warriors. The game started out very static, as no team took outright possession or had a good shot at a goal for almost the entire first half. However, with two minutes remaining...

The Student-Run News Site of Westside High School in Omaha, Nebraska. Keeping you WIRED in to all things Westside.