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Meet the new “Jett-setting” softball coach

Junior varsity baseball coach Andrew Jett swings his arms while coaching third base telling senior Jason Reilly to run to home plate.  Jett feels at home when coaching baseball. “ I hope that in 10 years I meant so much to them that they invite me to their weddings,” Jett said.

Gabi Badami, Staff Writer

April 16, 2020

It is safe to say that Math teacher Andrew Jett will be coaching the varsity softball in the 2020 season. Social Studies teacher Jeff Chazen has coached the softball team for 11 years and recently stepped down. “I was very shocked when Chazen resigned, our season had more ups and downs than usu...

Photo of the week – Oct. 8

Rallying together during a home game Oct. 8, senior Alexa Abney and sophomore Emma Breidecker shoulder bump at the start of the varsity softball game against Ladue High School. Throughout the season, the varsity team mentally prepared in between innings by hyping up their fellow teammates. “Usually before every inning the infielders ran around and high fived each other before the batter came out,” Abney said. “Us outfielders always got together and shoulder bumped or chest bumped.”

Caroline Judd, Social Media Manager

October 12, 2018

Teams honor veterans by joining the Heroes on Helmets program

Teams honor veterans by joining the Heroes on Helmets program

Grant Aden

September 19, 2016

To honor fallen veterans, the girls softball team joined the Heroes on Helmets program, a nationwide initiative that commemorates veterans who perished in action by displaying memorial stickers on players helmets. West is one of eight schools from across the nation participating in the program. “...

Athlete Spotlight: Grace Gwin

Junior Grace Gwin swings at the ball.

Lily Briscoe, Staff Writer

October 15, 2014

After a ten month recovery period from the first tear, Varsity Softball player junior Grace Gwin tore her ACL for the second time.

ALS Ice Bucket challenge recap and showcase

Jacob Cupps, Staff Writers

August 28, 2014

Ritoma Ganguly and Kathryn Harter interview freshman Katie English, sophomore Molly Sewester, and sophomore grade level principal Beth Middendorf about ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Videos from the previous week.

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