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Girl’s Volleyball Serves up the Season

Girl’s Volleyball Serves up the Season

Mary Galkowski, Staff Writer

August 26, 2013

The girl's volleyball program will begin August 30 at home against Cor Jesu. Last year the Longhorns won one of three games against Cor Jesu. “Cor Jesu has always been a big competition for us,” senior Abby Lathrop said. “You can never underestimate your opponent.” The team’s ultimate...

West High Varsity places at State

West High Varsity places at State

Nathan Rands, Reporter

May 16, 2013

On Saturday May 11, the varsity water polo team concluded the season at the state competition against the top four schools, including rivals SLUH, DeSmet and MICDS. "I was more excited than nervous about going to state another time and the possibility of another top four finish," junior Grant Keesling...

Girl’s Lacrosse advances to the elite eight

Girl’s Lacrosse advances to the elite eight

Jacob Cupps, Sports Editor

May 14, 2013

After a 13-7 record for the overall season, and a 6-1 record in their league, the girl's lacrosse team advances to the elite eight. "We were a little rocky at the beginning, but as it progressed we really came together and earned a spot in this tournament," senior Paige Smith said. The post season...

Boys Tennis team competes for district playoffs

Nathan Rands, Staff Writer

May 8, 2013

Earlier this week, the boys tennis team defeated South and Layfayette in the district playoffs. The team has been practicing for the playoffs for weeks. "In practice we're really trying to emphasize drills that encourage good footwork.  How you move your feet and keep your weight balanced is key...

Girl’s Track Relay team top 25 in state

Girl’s Track Relay team top 25 in state

Jacob Cupps, Sports Editor

April 25, 2013

With districts, sectionals and state meets around the corner, sophomore Maddie Brown, freshmen Rachel Osborne, Abby Allgeyer and Sydney Jackson, the 4 by 800 meter relay team, has run a combined time of 10 minutes, 12 seconds, placing them amongst the top 25 teams in the state. "Along with the goals...

Baseball team settles in

John Watson, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2013

Following a slow start, the baseball team has found its rhythm and is beginning to develop a resilient attitude. Coached by Aaron Hickman and led by captains J.C. DeMuri and Curtis Smith, the Longhorns were edged out of a first place finish in the Suburban South conference tournament by Parkway Central...

Lacrosse defeats Ladue

Lacrosse defeats Ladue

Lily Briscoe, Feautre Editor

April 19, 2013

On April 15 the girls lacrosse team defeated Ladue 15-12. "We played like a team and held out for the win," junior Allie Rayfield said, "It was a really competitive game from the start." Junior Kemone Lindo believes that the team's defensive stops helped the team win. "At one point I got a yellow...

Waterpolo loses to SLUH in overtime

Waterpolo loses to SLUH in overtime

Annie Spewak, Editor in Chief

April 18, 2013

On Wednesday, April 17, varsity water polo lost to St. Louis Univeresity High (SLUH) 8-10 in overtime. Last season, the West polo team lost to SLUH in the regular season but defeated SLUH for the state championship in sudden death. The West players expected a difficult game against the Bilikens. "We...

Varsity girls soccer takes first place at Longhorn Classic Tourney

Eileen Tully, Staff Writer

April 16, 2013

On the weekend of April 12, the varsity girls soccer team hosted and placed first at the Longhorn Classic Tourney. The four day tournament began on Wednesday, April 10 and lasted through Saturday, April 13. "We didn't know what to expect. We enter every tournament hopeful and focused," coach Annie...

Boys golf starts their season

Boys golf starts their season

Kathryn Harter, News Editor

April 11, 2013

The boys' golf season has started! Tryouts were held at the Ballwin golf course at the Golf Port driving range. "Tryouts were a challenge with the weather and all the snow after spring break. We had to modify plans, reschedule tryout rounds but we eventually got it all in," coach Greg Schade said. Varsity...

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