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After suffering a lung collapse, senior Caleb Canatoy is inspired to pursue nursing

After suffering a lung collapse, senior Caleb Canatoy is inspired to pursue nursing

Maria Newton, Features Editor

September 17, 2018

During the spring of 2018, senior Caleb Canatoy woke up one morning to a sharp pain in his back. “It was just a really normal day...my mom thought it was just muscle cramps,” Canatoy said. “But then it progressed and I couldn’t breathe.” Canatoy’s parents took him to the hospital where he d...

Sixteen students run in the Go! St. Louis half-marathon

Sixteen students run in the Go! St. Louis half-marathon

Gabby Leon, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018

After spending 11 weeks in the winter training for the race, the half marathon club ran in the GO! St. Louis Half Marathon on April 8. “It was a very exciting experience. Although it was challenging and intimidating, it’s one of those things that a lot of people don’t get to be involved in, so I definitely ...

Cross country teams overcome obstacles

Cross country teams overcome obstacles

Peyton Gaskill, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017

The boys’ and girls’ cross country teams started the season off by winning at the Parkway Quad, Stan Nelson at Northwest High School, the Ed White Invitational at Cape Girardeau and the Hancock Invitational. Both teams have overcome roadblocks en route to success. “We came into this season with a lot of in...

Half marathon club runs during the winter

Half marathon club runs during the winter

Gabby Leon, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016

As the cross country season ends, runners will continue training during the winter as members of the half marathon club, sponsored by Family and Consumer Sciences teacher Katie Hashley and social studies teacher Mel Trotier to train for the GO! Half Marathon. “It is a 20 week program that starts on Nov. 21 and will end on the day of the half marath...

Seven students complete GO! St.Louis half marathon

Seven students complete GO! St.Louis half marathon

Grant Aden, Staff Writer

April 26, 2016

Accumulating over 13.1 miles and nearly 30,000 steps, seven students- and two teachers- completed the GO St.Louis half marathon Saturday, April 9.

Cross Country runners complete Frostbite Half-Marathon

Cross Country runners complete Frostbite Half-Marathon

Emily Dickson, Conceptual EiC Intern

February 16, 2016

In pouring rain, freezing snow or dazzling sunshine, it seems that running never stops for West’s cross country athletes, even in the off-season.

Ultra-runner tackles Track

Ultra-runner tackles Track

Emily Dickson, Staff Writer

April 6, 2015

This spring, West welcomed an “ultra-runner” to the coaching staff.

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