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Girl’s swim team takes second place

Girl's swim team takes second place

Jacob Cupps, Sports Editor

February 28, 2013

Finishing second in the overall team competition, the Parkway West Girl’s Swim Team finished behind Glendale High School and tied with Notre Dame High School. “State was the most exciting meet. The energy was so high and everyone was ready to race,” freshman Caroline Bias said. Swimming sco...

Girls lacrosse: check it out

Girls lacrosse: check it out

Eileen Tully, Staff Writer

February 27, 2013

On Monday Feb. 25, girls’ lacrosse tryouts began. On the first day, tryouts consisted of an informational meeting about the upcoming season. Tuesday, the players ran, performed drills and did plyos, a series of warm-up exercises such as skipping and lunges. “It would’ve been hard for people...

Are they up to par?

Eileen Tully

February 25, 2013

The first day of boys' golf tryouts will take place after school today, Feb. 25. To keep their skills up to par, athletes are expected to play games on a golf course, attend golf camps and attend private lessons in the off-season. “The JV will have some new faces to join last year's group, but they...

Technique, strength and heart push wrestling team to state

On November 28, senior Kyle Campbell pins an opponent from Seckman.

Jacob Cupps, Sports Editor

February 4, 2013

With new head coach Dan Didier, the wrestling team has one meet left before Districts and the possibility of state. “Our placement in Districts is tricky to figure out, especially since we lost so many wrestlers at semester,” Coach Clayton Kuehne said. Since the end of November, the team has...

Soccer proves success on the field and in the classroom

Soccer proves success on the field and in the classroom

Jacob Cupps, Sports Editor

January 28, 2013

Along with  a 14-12-1 record and an opportunity to compete with rival's Parkway Central in Districts, the boys varsity soccer team experienced a different kind of victory. Out of 336 other high school sports teams throughout the United States, the team earned the National Soccer Coaches Association...

Hockey is back!

The end of the NHL lockout marks the beginning of professional sports in St. Louis this year.

John Watson, Staff Writer

January 25, 2013

After four months of conflict, the owners of the NHL and the NHL Players Association have reached a new Collective Bargaining Agreement, which will begin the belated regular season of professional hockey. Under the new agreement, teams will now have a salary floor of $44 million and a cap of $60 million...

Parkway West Hockey on the rise

West played Fox on Jan. 21 at Hardee's Ice Complex. They will play their last game in the regular season and celebrate Senior Night on Jan. 24 at 9:30 p.m. at Queeny against Parkway South.

Susie Watson, Editor in Chief

January 24, 2013

Parkway West Hockey, a sport that is not sponsored by the school, has gained the attention of the student body and staff. "West was really good about seven years ago, we were a top tier team.  In recent years, the number of our players has been low, but we are noticing a lot of incoming freshmen,"...

Parkway West varsity boys basketball win over Marquette

Parkway West varsity boys basketball win over Marquette

Jacob Cupps, Sports Editor

January 17, 2013

After a 3-point loss with the 10-4 Webster Groves, the boys varsity basketball team returned home to celebrate a 61-54 victory over Marquette. “Going into the game, I was confident that we would have a good chance of winning. It was our free throws at the end of the game that made a big difference,”...

Girls Swimming and Diving looking forward to state

Junior diver Francesca Giganti flips during a meet.

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

Senior Kyle Campell pins his opponent in his first match back after a strained AC joint.

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...

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