At the state competition Saturday Nov. 14, junior Will Bonnett celebrates as he looks at his times and realizes he beat another record. Bonnett came out on top, earning first in his two individual races and beating five individual school records. “I think it is super exciting to be able to be a part of our school history,” Bonnett said. “It's definitely very rewarding to be able to see the work that I've  put in and show it by being able to break those records.”

A splash in the right direction: junior Will Bonnett makes history

Achyuta Ambal, Staff Writer December 3, 2020

Pushing off the wall, junior Will Bonnett slices through the water on his last lap of his 500 individual medley (IM). Anticipation surges through him as he hears his teammates cheer for him through rushing...

Freshmen Joey Sloan performs butterfly on Sept. 6 at his Ladue meet. The team won this meet with an overall score of 118 to 68. “My favorite part about being on the swim team is hanging out with the friends that I have made,” Sloan said. “We have all become really close so I am not looking forward for the season to end.”

Boys’ swim and dive team fights for success at state

Anna Pavlisin , Staff Writer October 17, 2018

Practicing six days a week with three morning practices, the boys’ swim and dive team prepares for the state championship in hopes of improving from their fifth-place finish in 2017 to top three. “We...

Flyer at heart

Flyer at heart

Allie Collins, Convergent Media Writer October 14, 2014

Swimming the 100 breaststroke, senior Noah Bozue places third at Affton on Sept. 30. "Breaststroke is my least favorite stroke. I usually focus on the 100 butterfly. Our coach used this meet as a training...

Junior Luke Christensen begins the 500 meter race at the Lafayette vs Parkway West meet on Sept. 3. Christensen has been swimming for 11 years.  “I was excited but not shocked when he qualified.  I expect Luke to get a few more state cuts and to continue to improve his time before the state meet,

Athlete Spotlight: Luke Christensen

Kathryn Harter, Staff Writer September 18, 2014
Junior Luke Christensen qualifies for state, leaving his mark at West.
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