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Girls Swimming and Diving looking forward to state

Girls Swimming and Diving looking forward to state

Austin Moran, Sports Editor

December 22, 2012

Although they are only three weeks into the season, some of the girls are already talking about state. “The whole team is really looking forward to conference and state and I think a lot of us have a chance to place and as a team I think we will do good in state also,” senior Emily Ross said. Freshmen...

New and improved wrestling team

New and improved wrestling team

Nathan Rands, Reporter

December 20, 2012

The wrestling season is in full swing and the team has made progress under the new coach, Dan Didier. An experienced wrestler with nine years coaching at Parkway Central under his belt, Didier came to West at the beginning of the season and has made improvements to the program. "We've stepped up since last year, now we've got a bigg...

Playing with the boys

Playing with the boys

Debra Klevens, Staff Writer

December 18, 2012

With a height of 5 feet and 8 inches, and weighing in at 120lbs; senior Abreanna Wesley looks as though she should be a ballerina or ice-skater.  But when this senior suits up everyday, it’s a wrestling uniform that she puts on. “My half brothers did it, and I have always been a tomboy. I just...

Senior Kelsey McClure flips to the top

Senior Kelsey McClure flips to the top

Kathryn Hunter, Reporter

December 17, 2012

While most children were just trying to learn the alphabet, senior Kelsey McClure was in the St. Louis Gym Centre at Webster Groves learning gymnastics.  Now, she competes all over the country, and has placed in the highest level in the Junior Olympic program. “The coaches saw potential in me at...

The Boys are Back

Debra Klevens, Reporters

December 7, 2012

Friday, November 30 at Neon Night the JV boy’s basketball team defeated Central in their home opener with a final score of 43 to 31. The team was losing 1-15 after the first quarter and but came back to tie at the end of the fourth. As the team started overtime, the crowd went crazy. “I was...

Freshman girls win neon night game

Debra Klevens, Reporter

December 7, 2012

Friday, Nov. 30, Neon Night, the freshman girls basketball team defeated the Parkway Central Colts 29-21. With rotating captains, every players is given an opportunity at a leadership role. Once pre-game warm-up are complete, the game captain reminds the girls of plays, to have fun and stay positive. “Before...

Neon night and bragging rights

Debra Klevens, Reporters

December 7, 2012

On Friday Nov. 30, varsity boys basketball walked away with a 39-32 win over the Parkway Central Colts. Going into the game, players were excited for another chance to take down their number one rivals after losing to them for the past few years. “We hadn’t beat Central for a while. Now we get...

Boys’ basketball dominates first two of three games

John Watson, Sports Writer

December 6, 2012

After a pre-season filled with countless conditioning drills and exercises, the Parkway West Boys’ Basketball team has started to show some promise, winning two of their first three games. The Longhorns season started off by a show of their impressive high-powered offense in a 67-70 loss to Parkway...

Football season ending banquet

Debra Klevens, Reporters

November 27, 2012

As the football season came to an end, the football teams gathered at Trinity Church on Nov. 19 to celebrate the season end. The varsity, JV and freshman teams took part in the end of the season banquet. “It was fun because the whole football program came together to celebrate, winning and losing,”...

RD3 in recovery

Annie Spewak, Features Editor

November 26, 2012

After his season ending injury, senior Ryan DeMuri is on the road to recovery. DeMuri tore his right ACL during the Senior Night game against University City on October 3. Last season, DeMuri tore his leftt ACL and rehabilitated in time for Track and Field. DeMuri received surgery on November 2....

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