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Taking one for the team

Taking one for the team

Bobby Connor, Staff Writer

May 20, 2015


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Clearing the ball for the forwards, junior defender Madison Rose goes head-to-head with Rockwood Summit. “My job as the sweeper was to be sure that the ball did not get past me or else that would work against us and have my team work harder then we ever have before,” Rose said.

Volley for victory

Volley for victory

Allison Wills, Staff Writer

May 20, 2015


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Freshman David Schmidt serves the ball against Kirkwood in a Freshman volleyball match. The Freshman volleyball team grew close during their season. "I like how we work as a team," Schmidt said. "Volleyball bonds us together because there's a focus on teamwork."

Taiwanese exchange students visit Claymont Elementary

Taiwanese exchange students visit Claymont Elementary

Allison Wills, Staff Writer

May 19, 2015


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It might seem scary to travel halfway across the world to spend a week with an unknown family at the age of nine. However, 29 Taiwanese students and 14 chaperones took up the challenge! Sponsored by the Encyclopedia Britannica Company, the MMC Starlight Exchange Program for Taiwanese elementary school...

14 Seniors presented with “Glory of Missouri Award”

14 Seniors presented with “Glory of Missouri Award”

Emily Dickson, Staff Writer

May 19, 2015


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On April 20, fourteen of West High's seniors met at the Missouri capitol to be presented with the 2015 "Glory of Missouri Awards", including titles and a signature from state representative Sue Allen. An engraving on the House Chamber reads, "All the foregoing human qualities bind into one theme, the...

Making memories one spike at a time

Making memories one spike at a time

Bobby Connor, Staff Writer

May 19, 2015


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Reaching up for a kill against Parkway Central, senior Cole Harris plays one of his last games of volleyball. “We played our hearts out for our last home game, it paid off and we ended it with another win. This game showed me how much I am going to miss seeing my teammates everyday and how much I am...

Senior Josh Davis completes Eagle Scout Project

Senior Josh Davis completes Eagle Scout Project

Lily Briscoe, Staff Writer

May 18, 2015


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About two months ago, senior Josh Davis came to Activities Director Brian Kessler with a request for his Eagle Scout badge. After brainstorming different ideas for Davis, Kessler decided that something between both bathrooms in the stadium would look good.

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Freshman Chris Bass races to victory

Freshman Chris Bass races to victory

Sydney Kinzy, Features Editor

May 18, 2015


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Freshman Chris Bass has run nearly every event in boys track and had numerous victories, all leading up to how he became the team's Rookie of the Year.

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Rachel Griffard earns an honorable mention

Rachel Griffard earns an honorable mention

Claire Martin, Staff Writer

May 18, 2015


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Sophomore Rachel Griffard enters the Beverly Hopkins Poetry Contest and earned an honorable mention.

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Sports cause a rise in overuse injuries

Sports cause a rise in overuse injuries

Sarah Burnham

May 18, 2015


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With the Spring sports season at its peak, and with an increasing number of students playing sports year-round, student athletes are facing injuries that keep them from being able to compete in their sport.

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Stepping up, striking them out

Stepping up, striking them out

Bobby Connor, Staff Writer

May 18, 2015


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Junior Matthew Blake throws a pitch against McCleur North on April 27. The team came out with a (8-5) win behind the efforts of Blake. "I felt really good on the mound that day. All of my pitches were working effectively and my teammates played great defense behind me," Blake said.

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