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Freshman Girl Makes History on Mat

Freshman Girl Makes History on Mat

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

December 18, 2018


Filed under Sports, Wrestling

She's a champion. Last night, an all-girls wrestling tournament was held in Nebraska City. Although Westside has been competing in tournaments of this kind all season, this one happened to have a bit more meaning. Freshman Alicia Gubalke became the first girl in Westside wrestling history to win an...

Boys diving finds initial success at meets

Boys diving finds initial success at meets

Will Cohen

December 18, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swim & Dive

Whether it be from juniors David Goodwin, Bodie Harrell, or sophomore Koby Bretz, boys diving has had a very successful year so far. Girls diving has also been performing well as Freshmen Gretchen Nelson finished second overall for girls diving at the Millard North Dual. At the Millard North Dual, boys diving had a...

Westside Boys Swimming Breaks Decade Old Record

Westside Boys Swimming Breaks Decade Old Record

Aidan Flairty

December 16, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swim & Dive

The boys swim team has the started the season in an exciting fashion as the squad broke the 4X100 freestyle relay record. To make matters even more significant, the record was broken against arch rival Creighton Prep. Senior Jackson Hanus claims it was a plan to break the record that meet. “We ...

Fifteen Fall Athletes Named Academic All-State Recipients

Fifteen Fall Athletes Named Academic All-State Recipients

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

December 14, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Nebraska School Activities Association has released their 2018 Fall Sports Academic All-State list. Students selected are submitted by their school based on academic excellence and leadership in the classroom. The list of Westside student athletes included:   Jacob Caffey Ethan Goldner Eva...

Basketball Teams Ready for Tough Weekend Tests

Basketball Teams Ready for Tough Weekend Tests

Connor Stephens, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Westside varsity basketball has started off the season with a 4-0 start. Westside is coming off 2 wins against Millard South and Norfolk this past weekend and Westside has been preparing this week for Millard West and Lincoln East. Senior Chase Thompson is averaging 20.3 points per game while Junior Ja...

Metro Conference Basketball Brackets Released by Area Athletic Directors

Metro Conference Basketball Brackets Released by Area Athletic Directors

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

December 11, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

  The 2018 Metro Conference Tournament brackets have been released. The Westside girls will open play on Friday, December 28, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. against Omaha Central. The boys team will play Omaha Burke at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 29, 2018....

Sophomore Standout Learns from Tough Loss to Top-Ranked Junior Jay

Sophomore Standout Learns from Tough Loss to Top-Ranked Junior Jay

Eli McCabe, WTV Staff

December 10, 2018


Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Westside sophomore Cade Haberman wrestled the former number 1 ranked heavyweight in the state at the Creighton Prep and Underwood High School triangular on December 4, at Creighton Prep High School. At the triangular, Haberman took on the number one heavyweight wrestler in the state. The now numb...

RECAP: Westside Splits Doubleheader with Millard South

RECAP: Westside Splits Doubleheader with Millard South

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

December 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Westside varsity basketball teams hosted the Millard South Patriots on Friday, December 7, 2018. Behind 24 points from Jayme Horan, the Patriots came on top in the girls game, 48-42. However, the Westside boys team was able to top Millard South, 59-31, behind junior Jadin Booth's 18 points. The...

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