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TAYLOR TIME: 2020 Basketball State Semi-Final Predictions

TAYLOR TIME: 2020 Basketball State Semi-Final Predictions

Jaden Taylor, Sports J Editor

March 13, 2020

With a long last few days in the sports world, many things have come into question about the future. Much of the NCAA has shut down for the unseeable future, and the NBA, MLB, and NHL have all suspended play until further notice. Many professional players in the United States and other countries have...

PREVIEW: Westside to Open State Tournament with Rivalry

PREVIEW: Westside to Open State Tournament with Rivalry

Jaden Taylor and Tristan Alvano

March 12, 2020

The Westside boys’ varsity basketball team will take on Creighton Prep on Thursday in the first round of the NSAA state basketball tournament. In a win or go home scenario, these two teams are very familiar with one another. Earlier this season, on January 10th, the Warriors went up against the Jr...

BREAKING: State Tournament to Be Held Without Spectators

Senior Carl Brown will play his final games in a Westside uniform at Pinnacle Bank Arena this weekend.

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

March 11, 2020

The Nebraska School Activities Association, under the advisement of the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department, announced Wednesday morning that the 2020 NSAA Boys Basketball Championships will be held to limited spectators due to concerns with the ongoing Coronavirus. Senior Carl Brown said that...

Taylor Time: Basketball Beat Writer Makes State Tournament Picks

Taylor Time: Basketball Beat Writer Makes State Tournament Picks

Jaden Taylor, Sports J Editor

March 11, 2020

The road to Lincoln is a long journey for many teams. After a long offseason, which for most is early March to November, teams work to condition and perfect their gameplans. Through 20 plus grueling regular season games, each team works for positioning in order to give themselves the best shot at mak...

Photo Gallery : Westside Girls vs Millard North

Sophomore Kaitlyn Hanna plays against Millard North in the district championship.

Zev Gordman, Wired Sports Coordinator

March 10, 2020

 

PREVIEW: Westside Girls to Take on State Tournament

PREVIEW: Westside Girls to Take on State Tournament

Connor Stephens, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

The Westside girls basketball team will be competing in the first round of the state tournament on Thursday, March 3rd against Fremont. Head coach Steve Clark said that their biggest preparation for state is the team’s culture. “Our biggest preparation is within our culture. Making sure that we have ab...

RECAP: Westside Boys Punch Second Straight Ticket to State Tournament

RECAP: Westside Boys Punch Second Straight Ticket to State Tournament

Jaden Taylor, Sports J Editor

March 4, 2020

“He idolizes you, man.” That’s what senior PJ Ngambi was told by a Westside community member about his son after the Westside boys basketball team punched their second straight state tournament ticket with a 73-60 win over eighth-ranked Papillion-La VIsta on Tuesday. Going up against the M...

LIVE DISTRICT FINAL: Papillion-La Vista at Omaha Westside

LIVE DISTRICT FINAL: Papillion-La Vista at Omaha Westside

Jaden Taylor, Sports J Editor

March 3, 2020

One game, one win and the Westside varsity basketball team will punch their ticket to Lincoln for the Class A State Tournament.  After Monday night, four teams have claimed their ticket and will be headed down to Lincoln just a week from Thursday night. To guarantee their ticket to Lincoln, the ...

RECAP: Westside Outlasts Omaha North in District Semis

Westside senior Jadin Booth had 30 points in Saturday's win.

Jaden Taylor, Sports J Editor

March 2, 2020

In back to back years, the Westside varsity basketball team will host a district final. After ending the regular season 16-6 and taking the first seed in the NSAA District A-4 Tournament, the Warriors faced the Omaha North Vikings on Saturday night. The Vikings, who had come off of a win the night bef...

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