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eSports Review: CoD Black Ops Cold War (beta)

eSports Review: CoD Black Ops Cold War (beta)

Caleb Pass, Sports J Writer

October 29, 2020

"The CoD: Cold War" (beta) has recently ended, getting closer to its full release on Nov. 13. With that, there are a few positives and negatives from what I've experienced within the gameplay itself. Even though the game isn’t fully developed, there are some things that stood out to me while play...

Athlete of the Week: AJ Shefsky

AJ Shefsky after winning the State championship.

Zev Gordman, Wired Sports Coordinator

October 28, 2020

Westside freshman and varsity tennis player AJ Shefsky was crowned Nebraska state champion of #2 singles on Oct. 17. Shefsky had a successful season, including a 31-1 record, winning four invitationals, metros and State tennis. Shefsky is the first freshman to win the #2 singles events at State with...

Season Recap: Girls Golf Continues Improvement With Fifth Place Finish at State

Season Recap: Girls Golf Continues Improvement With Fifth Place Finish at State

Caleb De La Cruz, Sports J Writer

October 28, 2020

The varsity girl's golf team finished the year placing fifth in the state tournament, as well as a second-place solo finish from junior Kaitlyn Hanna. Although it isn’t the first place finish they were hoping for, the girl's golf team had multiple seniors who finished their career this past meet on ...

Westside Volleyball Nears Towards Final Season Stretch

Westside Volleyball Nears Towards Final Season Stretch

Tristan Alvano and Michael Zimmerman

October 25, 2020

The Westside Warriors played in the Omaha Metro Volleyball Tournament, facing off against the Millard North Mustangs on Monday, Oct. 19. Westside went on to win in two sets and move on against Papillion-La Vista South later in the evening. In the second round, the Warriors would fall in straight sets, 19...

Taylor Time | Class A Football Round One Matchups

Taylor Time | Class A Football Round One Matchups

Jaden Taylor, Sports J Editor

October 23, 2020

2020 has been an odd year and that is much the same regarding the Class A football season. From seven teams from OPS canceling their seasons to multiple games canceled due to COVID-19 cases to teams failing and exceeding expectations this season has been very different than ones in the past. After se...

Warriors Boys Tennis Places Third at State, Shefsky a Champion

Warriors Boys Tennis Places Third at State, Shefsky a Champion

Martin Mormino, Sports J Writer

October 23, 2020

This season has been a historical one for the varsity boy's tennis team. They have had quite the season, hitting milestones and breaking records. A couple of the highlights from this year were the Warriors winning their first invitational, ending a 17-year drought, winning back to back invitationals, and...

Girls Cross Country Prepares to Take on State

Girls Cross Country Prepares to Take on State

Natallie Pease, Sports J Writer

October 22, 2020

On Thursday, October 15, the Westside cross country team competed in their district meet at Pioneers Park in Lincoln. Both the boys and girls teams competed with five other teams across state in an effort to qualify for the State meet on October 23. The top three teams in each district meet would qua...

Athlete of the Week: Madilyn Siebler

Athlete of the Week: Madilyn Siebler

Zev Gordman, Wired Sports Coordinator

October 19, 2020

Junior Madilyn Siebler continues to dominate on the court as her third varsity volleyball season is shortly coming to an end. As an amazing player in every aspect, Siebler is our athlete of the week. Surprisingly, she only started playing competitively near the end of 8th grade.  “I honestly h...

Westside Looks to Bounce Back in Metro’s After Tough Weekend

Westside Looks to Bounce Back in Metro's After Tough Weekend

Michael Zimmerman and Tristan Alvano

October 19, 2020

The Westside Warriors varsity volleyball team opened up the Westside Invitational this past Friday, October 16th with a 17-6 Elkhorn Antlers team. They lost 2-0 losing the sets 23-25 and 19-25. Their second game of the day was against a 15-7 Lincoln Southwest Silverhawks team who narrowly beat the Warr...

Warriors Blow Out Kansas’ Best

Warriors Blow Out Kansas' Best

Grace Vandercoy and Charlie Cox

October 19, 2020

The Westside Warriors varsity football team stays undefeated after taking down St. Thomas Aquinas Friday, October 16. Westside powered through the game and put up a total of 49 points and held St. Thomas Aquinas to six points which were scored in relative garbage time. Westside started off early in t...

#1 Westside (NE – A) vs #3 St. Thomas Aquinas (KS – 5A) | Westside Varsity Football Livestream

#1 Westside (NE - A) vs #3 St. Thomas Aquinas (KS - 5A) | Westside Varsity Football Livestream

Jaden Taylor, Sports J Editor

October 16, 2020

The undefeated Westside Warriors will end their regular season going up against the 4-1, St. Thomas Aquinas Saints from Overland Park, Kansas. The undefeated Warriors look to control the top spot of the rankings as they face Blake Anderson, Tank Young and Kansas's top 5A team. The KB Pregame Show starts...

#1 Ranked Warriors Set to Face-off Against #3 Ranked Saints

#1 Ranked Warriors Set to Face-off Against #3 Ranked Saints

Grace Vandercoy and Charlie Cox

October 16, 2020

The Westside Warriors will face off Friday, October 15. against the St. Thomas Aquinas Saints. The Saints have journeyed from Overland Park, Kansas after their close loss against Lawrence from the previous week. On the other hand, Westside is coming off a dominant 52-3 win against Norfolk last week. ...

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