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PREVIEW: Westside Girls Prepare for Undefeated Patriots

PREVIEW: Westside Girls Prepare for Undefeated Patriots

Connor Stephens, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

The Westside girls basketball team will take on the top-ranked Millard South Patriots on senior night on Friday, February 14th. Head coach Steve Clark said that not much changes in terms of preparation when playing the number one team. “I think we’re a little more focused. What we put in and how...

Senior Duo Ready for Next Level

Senior Duo Ready for Next Level

Kate Kroeger, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

Westside’s varsity girls basketball team’s senior superstars are going off in different directions. And, with their last season winding down, they are preparing for their future.  Senior Jasmine McGinnis-Taylor has big plans for herself and is hoping to continue her success. This year she is ave...

Westside Swimmers Prepare for Metro Meet

Westside Swimmers Prepare for Metro Meet

Daniel Nguyen, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

On Friday, February 14, the Westside varsity swimming teams will compete in the Metro Conference Meet. The meet will start Friday morning at Millard West High School and finish Saturday afternoon. The metro meet is a way for swimmers to qualify for the state meet if they haven’t already. Both teams...

Bloodline: A Haberman Legacy

Bloodline: A Haberman Legacy

Nathanael Monjarez and Caleb De La Cruz

February 13, 2020

Athletic success in the Haberman family isn’t something that is exclusive to junior Cade Haberman or sophomore Cole Haberman. Their father, Justin Haberman, a Westside physical education instructor, football, and track and field coach has also made a name for himself when it comes to athletics.  ...

RECAP/GAME REPLAY: Westside Fights Past Bearcats in Tuesday Night Matchup

RECAP/GAME REPLAY: Westside Fights Past Bearcats in Tuesday Night Matchup

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

February 11, 2020

When the Westside boys basketball team trailed Kearney by 13 in the second quarter of Tuesday's 81-69 win, head coach Jim Simons knew they weren't out of the game yet, and he went back to the drawing board. "To start the game, we weren't locked in to a whole lot of what we talked about scouting report...

LIVE: Kearney at #3 Omaha Westside

LIVE: Kearney at #3 Omaha Westside

Jonathan Snover and Jaden Taylor

February 11, 2020

Join Jonathan Snover and Jaden Taylor from the main gym at Westside High School, where the 10-8 Kearney Bearcats will travel to take on the third-ranked Omaha Westside Warriors in a Tuesday evening basketball showdown.

Seals Named Next Baseball Coach

Seals Named Next Baseball Coach

Connor Stephens, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

February 10, 2020

The Westside athletic department has named Otis Seals the head varsity baseball coach, where he will take the reins this summer. The news when Westside Community schools sent out a press release on Monday afternoon.  “Otis Seals has been named Head baseball Coach for the varsity baseball program at...

Westside Invite Results in Multiple Records Broken

Westside Invite Results in Multiple Records Broken

Daniel Nguyen, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

On Friday, January 31, and Saturday, February 1, Westside hosted the Westside Invitational swim meet. Westside’s girls and boys varsity swim teams competed against teams including Elkhorn/Elkhorn South, Grand Island, Omaha Central, Pius X, Marian High, and more. The girls were able to place second...

RECAP: Westside Boys Pick Up Third Top Ten Win of the Season

RECAP: Westside Boys Pick Up Third Top Ten Win of the Season

Jaden Taylor, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

This past Tuesday, the Westside boys varsity basketball team went up against their eighth-ranked opponent of the season in the second-ranked Omaha South Packers. Coming into the night, the Warriors were 2-5 in top ten games throughout the season and were standing just barely inside the last spot for...

PREVIEW: Westside to Tip Off Home Stretch with Silver Hawks Saturday

PREVIEW: Westside to Tip Off Home Stretch with Silver Hawks Saturday

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

February 6, 2020

As the 2019-20 regular season wraps up for the Westside girls basketball team, they don't want to take their foot off the gas. In the remaining five games this season, they will take on the top two teams in the state, looking to hand each of them their first loss. Senior guard Brooklyn James said that...

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