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Seven Athletes Sign National Letters of Intent Wednesday

Seven Athletes Sign National Letters of Intent Wednesday

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

November 13, 2019

Senior student athletes and their families, teachers and coaches gathered on Wednesday morning in the Guidance IMC to celebrate each respective athlete signing their National Letter of Intent. Here is what each athlete had to say about their commitment. Trevor Barajas: Baseball at Iowa Western Community...

Westside Swim Team Wraps Up Season at State Meet

Westside Swim Team Wraps Up Season at State Meet

Aidan Flairty

March 4, 2019

The swim season has wrapped up for both the boys and girls swim teams as they had their final state meet on Saturday, Feb 23. The girls team finished their season with a 6th place finish, and the boys team were runners-up for the state title. On the girls side, junior Annika Wilmers said she was very conte...

Fire Causes Swimmers to Evacuate After Championship Weekend

Fire Causes Swimmers to Evacuate After Championship Weekend

Zoe Miller, Wired Co-Editor-In-Chief

March 1, 2019

On Saturday, Feb. 23, Westside girl’s and boy’s swim teams competed in Lincoln, NE at the State Championship for swimming. Both teams placed with girls finishing in sixth place and the boys finishing in second place. Due to the blizzard that hit the Eastern part of Nebraska that day, the swimmers...

Westside Swim and Dive Prepares for State Meet

Westside Swim and Dive Prepares for State Meet

Aidan Flairty

February 22, 2019

The girls and boys swim team have been putting in hours of work per day the entire season. Now it is their opportunity to display their skill and end the season strong at the state meets. The meets start for the swimmers on Friday, February 21 in Lincoln, Nebraska, with the girls at 9:00 a.m.. For...

Swimming and Diving Prepares for Metro Meet

Swimming and Diving Prepares for Metro Meet

Aidan Flairty

February 8, 2019

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...

Westside Swim Team Prepares for Rest of Season with Grueling Week

Westside Swim Team Prepares for Rest of Season with Grueling Week

Aidan Flairty

January 22, 2019

While most students at Westside were relaxing during winter break and enjoying the holidays the Warrior swim team was grindling as they had to go through “hell week” also known as “animal week”. This week consisted of two practices a day. One practice was three hours the other was two hours....

Sports Winter Break in Review

Sports Winter Break in Review

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

January 7, 2019

Girls Basketball The Varsity girls basketball team spent their break on the court in Bellevue, at Ralston Arena and they finished it up at home. The girls went 5-1 over break with wins over Bellevue West, Omaha Central, Omaha Benson and Millard West. They improved to 9-3 on the season, and they currently...

Boys diving finds initial success at meets

Boys diving finds initial success at meets

Will Cohen

December 18, 2018

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

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 ...

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

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...

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