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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...

Warriors Fare Well on Day One, Two Wrestlers Still Alive in Hunt for Gold

Warriors Fare Well on Day One, Two Wrestlers Still Alive in Hunt for Gold

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

February 14, 2019


Filed under Sports, Wrestling

On Saturday, February 9, 2019, the Westside wrestling team traveled to Columbus for the district A3 tournament. They qualified five wrestlers for this weekend's NSAA State Individual Wrestling Championships at CHI Health Center Omaha. Cade Haberman (285), Quincy Hogan (220), Cole Haberman, (170), Nolan...

Five Westside Wrestlers Qualify for State at District Tournament

Five Westside Wrestlers Qualify for State at District Tournament

Tommy Connelly, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under Sports, Wrestling

On February 9th, the varsity wrestling team traveled to Columbus, Nebraska, to compete in the NSAA District A3 tournament. Westside wrestling left with five people that will be advancing to State. The wrestlers that have made it to State are Cole Haberman, Cade Haberman, Michael Colling, Quincy Hogan a...

Seven Student Athletes Sign National Letter of Intent

Seven Student Athletes Sign National Letter of Intent

Alex Goldstein, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

February 11, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Football, Sports

On February 6, 2019, seven Westside students signed their national letter of intent to continue to play sports at the collegiate level. “Signing day gives the athletes a chance to further their sports career, it's a great opportunity because they to do the thing they love at a higher level, and I’m re...

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.

Swimming and Diving Prepares for Metro Meet

Swimming and Diving Prepares for Metro Meet

Aidan Flairty

February 8, 2019


Filed under Sports, Swim & Dive

The girls and boys swim teams will travel to the Metro Conference meet this weekend. The prelims are on Friday, February 8th and the finals are on Saturday, February 9th.  Annika Wilmers is a swimmer for the girls team and she said she is confident due to the preparation her team has put in. “I t...

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...

Senior Forward Flies Past Thousand Career Points Mark

Senior Forward Flies Past Thousand Career Points Mark

John Maier, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

February 4, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

For any senior on the Westside basketball team, it doesn't get much beater than beating Omaha Creighton Prep at home in front of 1,700 people. But scoring their 1,000th career point could top that. On January 15, 2019, senior forward Chase Thompson was able to accomplish both. Thompson scored 18 points...

PREVIEW: Westside Boys to Travel to Omaha Northwest

PREVIEW: Westside Boys to Travel to Omaha Northwest

Connor Stephens, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

February 1, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Westside boys basketball is coming off of a 6 game win streak that includes wins over Creighton Prep, Grand Island, Omaha South and more. Westside Coach Jim Simons said he has high expectations going into the rest of the regular season coming off of this great team play. “Just because we have won the last 6 games...

Grueling Practices, Competition Helps Wrestling Team Succeed

Grueling Practices, Competition Helps Wrestling Team Succeed

Tommy Connelly, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Sports, Wrestling

As the wrestling season begins to wind down, the wrestlers start to prepare for districts within the next couple weeks. The season started for the wrestling teams at the end of November and goes up to about the end of February for some. During the season they do what's called “hell week” which is...

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