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Season Preview: Top Talent in the State Brings Leadership to Experienced Cross Country Team

Season Preview: Top Talent in the State Brings Leadership to Experienced Cross Country Team

Will Cohen

August 24, 2018


Filed under Sports

Leadership and accountability have been the defining characteristic of Westside’s cross country team as they prepared for their coming season. All throughout the summer, runners have put in unbelievable amounts of time to try and raise their ceiling. Members of the team have ran hundreds and hundreds ...

Preview: Young Quarterback, Veteran Leaders Ready for First Test

Preview: Young Quarterback, Veteran Leaders Ready for First Test

Aidan Flairty

August 24, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Warriors will kick off the 2018 football season with a 7 p.m. game against Bellevue East on Friday, August 24th. The game will be held at Bellevue East High School. The Warriors have a lot of young talent that should be displayed on Friday’s game, such as sophomores Cade Haberman, Avante Dickerson...

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


Filed under Sports, Sports Team

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


Filed under Sports

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


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 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


Filed under Sports

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


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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


Filed under Sports

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


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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


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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


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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


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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

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