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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...

LIVE Districts: Omaha North at Westside

LIVE Districts: Omaha North at Westside

Tristan Alvano, Sports J Writer

February 29, 2020

Based on what was done on Friday night, the Westside Warriors boys varsity basketball team will take on the Omaha North Vikings in the A-4 district semifinals. With the Warriors’ coming in to host a district at 16-,6 they are looking to bounce back after a very tough loss in their last regular seas...

SEASON RECAP: Westside Wrestlers Look Forward to Bright Future

Senior Jacob Vincentini made it a point to qualify for state this year. Coach Michael Jernigan said of Vincentini:

Caleb De La Cruz and Nathanael Monjarez

February 28, 2020

On Saturday, February 15th, 12 Westside wrestlers competed in districts to have the chance to compete in state at the CHI Health Center. Out of the 12, eight won the chance to compete. The 2020 state squad consisted of freshman Logan Edwards, freshman Kooper Brandle, freshman Michael Myers, sophomore Noah A...

Westside Swimmers Prepare for State Meet on Friday

Freshman Kaden Guzman is a part of the 2020 state swimming team.

Daniel Nguyen, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

Starting Friday, February 28, the Westside girls and boys swimming teams will compete in the NSAA State Swimming Championships. The meet will be held in Lincoln at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. Qualified swimmers will compete against others in the same event to see who can get the best times ...

REPLAY/RECAP: Westside Girls Qualify for Third Straight State Tournament

REPLAY/RECAP: Westside Girls Qualify for Third Straight State Tournament

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

February 27, 2020

For the third time in as many years, the Westside girls basketball team will participate in the state tournament. On Thursday, February 27, 2020, the Warriors hosted Millard North in the NSAA District A-3 final. And, after a 46-32 victory over the defending champion Mustangs, they punched their ticket...

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