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REPLAY: Westside Girls Basketball Hosts Millard South

REPLAY: Westside Girls Basketball Hosts Millard South

Joe Graves and Ryan Adkins

December 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Westside varsity basketball teams host Millard South beginning with the girls team at 5:30 p.m. Catch all the action here:

PREVIEW: Westside Boys Set for Matchup with Patriots

PREVIEW: Westside Boys Set for Matchup with Patriots

Connor Stephens, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

December 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

After coming off two wins boys Basketball coach Jim Simons has high hopes throughout the rest of the season. So far this season, Westside's Senior Chase Thompson is averaging the 14th most points in the state and with westside's experienced squad they are looking to make this year a good one. “We ...

Season Preview: Defending Champion Basketball Team Looks to Keep Hot Streak Going

Season Preview: Defending Champion Basketball Team Looks to Keep Hot Streak Going

Alex Goldstein, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

After coming off a state championship season, this year's girls basketball team is back. With strong team with depth and experience, due to a wide amount of returning players and strong newcomers, the team is stacked with plenty of weapons. Head coach Steve Clark said he believes that the returning playe...

Season Preview: Swimmers Look to Get Back in the Pool

Season Preview: Swimmers Look to Get Back in the Pool

Aidan Flairty

November 28, 2018


Filed under Sports, Swim & Dive

The month of November is wrapping up which means swimming season is about to start for both the boys and girls swim teams. The swimmers hope to continue their success after a strong season last year. Senior Andrew Esola is on the boys team and says that this year means a little more than previous one...

Season Preview: Boys Basketball Looks for Success Following Coach’s First Season

Season Preview: Boys Basketball Looks for Success Following Coach’s First Season

John Maier, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

After finishing his first season as head coach with a 11-13 record, boys basketball head coach Jim Simons has high hopes with a season under his belt. With junior Jadin Booth and senior Chase Thompson being the 1st and 3rd highest returning scorers in Nebraska combining for 37 points per game, the War...

Junior Manages Hoops Schedule with Special Zoo Program

Junior Manages Hoops Schedule with Special Zoo Program

Connor Tracy, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

November 27, 2018


Filed under Sports

The zoo is one of many favorite spots for any kid, and in Omaha we’re fortunate to have one of the best zoos in the world and in the country.  But what would it be like going to school at the zoo? Junior Dylan Folda is living that dream out. Starting at 7:30, Folda, along with two other Westside s...

Season Preview: Experienced Wrestling Team Looks Forward to Success

Season Preview: Experienced Wrestling Team Looks Forward to Success

Eli McCabe, WTV Staff

November 27, 2018


Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Seven. Four. One. Seven state qualifiers, four state medalists, and one state champion. This is emphasized by Westside’s wrestling head coach Michael Jernigan. If the team were to meet all of this, they would be in a position to be a top-10 ranked team. Success as a team comes only when ther...

From the Free Throw Line: Episode 1

From the Free Throw Line: Episode 1

Jonathan Snover and Theo Jansen

November 16, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

As the college basketball season gets in full swing, we sat down and shared our thoughts on the first week and a half and looked ahead as the non conference slate rolls on.

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