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#WrestleLikeAGirl: breaking boundaries and winning medals

#WrestleLikeAGirl: breaking boundaries and winning medals

Nell Jaskowiak, Opinions editor

February 1, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This wrestling season, #WrestleLikeAGirl has trended across Missouri. Girls have turned out in record numbers for the sport, more than doubling the number that the Missouri State High School Activities Association predicted would join. Now, their season is coming to a finish, with district tournaments...

Girls cross country team poised to podium at state

Girls cross country team poised to podium at state

Maria Newton, Features Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under News

The varsity girls cross country team is preparing for their state meet Oct. 3. Sophomore Leah Selm, junior Emma Caplinger and seniors Natalie Butler, Chloe Hershenow and Claire Smout are returning members of the state qualifying team. Other members include freshman Kate Yates and sophomore Emily Sipp....

Student musicians compete at State Solo and Small Ensemble Festival

Student musicians compete at State Solo and Small Ensemble Festival

Jacob Cupps, Staff Writer

April 29, 2016


Filed under News

On April 30, more than 30 music students will perform in the state competition at Mizzou.

Lacrosse contends powerhouse MICDS

Lacrosse contends powerhouse MICDS

Hasan Baig, Staff Writer

April 21, 2016


Filed under Sports

Missouri is known for the St. Louis Arch and rural farmland - not for being a cultivator of quality high school lacrosse teams. Usually excellent lacrosse players are from the east coast and even areas of Canada. However, there is one high school in Missouri that really sticks out when Division 1 NCAA...

Basketball pushes for the state title

Basketball pushes for the state title

Hasan Baig, Staff Writer

March 10, 2016


Filed under Sports

It’s around that time again when basketball enters into the state tournament, or playoffs. For the seniors on the team, it’s their last chance to win a state championship for their school and for themselves. “I am extremely motivated entering the state tournament,” senior center Nick Lathrop...

Sink or swim: challenges of being a little fish in a big pond

Sink or swim: challenges of being a little fish in a big pond

Bridget Noonan, Staff Writer

February 4, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As students walk past the cork board hanging outside the swimming pool, one name sticks out in particular: freshman Maria Newton.

Swinging to State

Swinging to State

Allie Collins, Staff Writer

October 16, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Missouri State Tennis Tournament begins in Springfield, MO, today. For the second time in a row,West will be sending their top-ranked doubles team to the competition. Last time, it was alumni William Tong and junior Kenji Yanaba. This time, it will be juniors Claire Martin and Ava Larson playing for their own state title.

Boys Tennis preview

Boys Tennis preview

Claire Martin, Staff Writer

March 27, 2015


Filed under Sports

The boys varsity team hopes to build off their success from last season.

Student Spotlight: Rebecca Su

Student Spotlight: Rebecca Su

Jacob Cupps, Editor-in-Chief

February 2, 2015


Filed under Features

From one State Golf Championship to Orchestra State Performance went junior Rebecca Su...

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