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Westside Swimmers Split Dual with Marian, Creighton Prep

Westside Swimmers Split Dual with Marian, Creighton Prep

Daniel Nguyen, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

On Tuesday, January 21, the Westside girls and boys varsity swimming teams hosted the Marian Crusaders and the Creighton Prep Jr. Jays. Coming into this matchup, both of the Westside teams were undefeated, and they were hoping to keep it that way. Prior to the meet, junior Elizabeth Harding said the key ...

Westside Dive Team Continues Successful Season

Westside Dive Team Continues Successful Season

Bo Lucas, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

January 16, 2020

The Westside Dive Team is a very experienced group. Coach Katy Saalfeld puts in hard work that sometimes goes unnoticed but shouldn’t. She works hard with every diver to help make the team as a whole better. Along with Westside having a great coach, Saalfeld they also have great senior leaders.  ...

Boys Swimming Breaks Multiple Records in First Major Meet

Boys Swimming Breaks Multiple Records in First Major Meet

Katy Terry, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

December 12, 2019

On Saturday, December 7th, the girls and boys swim team raced in their first major invite at Burke. The girls team overall placed 3rd and the boys placed 2nd with amazing scores by the team. One individual that showed amazing performances was freshmen, Nate Germonprez.  “My motivation to keep swimming and growin...

PREVIEW: Boys and Girls Swimming Looks Forward to Promising Season

PREVIEW: Boys and Girls Swimming Looks Forward to Promising Season

Katy Terry, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

The end of the year is upon us which means winter sports are right around the corner. The girls and boys swim teams are ready to start their season strong and successful. They look to be just a competitive as last year and have more swimmers at state. Assistant coach Richard Rider looks to have new swimmer...

SEASON PREVIEW: Westside Diving Looks Ahead to Season

SEASON PREVIEW: Westside Diving Looks Ahead to Season

Bo Lucas, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

A new winter sports season is upon us. This means another diving season for several students at Westside High School. Coach Katie, as referred to by multiple divers, said she is very excited for the season. “I look forward to every year. Every season is different and brings different challenges,...

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....

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