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High expectations made for the upcoming track and field season

High expectations made for the upcoming track and field season

Sarah Lashly, Staff Writer

March 15, 2017

Over 150 girls and boys showed up Feb. 27 for the first day of track and field practice. “We are really excited about the group this season. We have a lot of kids, which is great, but we also have kids who are excited about the season,” Head Coach Kevin John said. To prepare for the upcoming...

Coed track launches new season

Coed track launches new season

Betsy Wait, EiC Intern

March 7, 2016

On Feb 29, an unprecedented event took place in the realm of West Athletics: the first official practice of coed Track and Field.

Pole Vautling to new heights

Pole Vautling to new heights

Claire Martin, Staff Writer

May 2, 2015

After being encouraged by fellow pole vaulter sophomore Jamie Poppen, freshman Kacie Bergh became a pole vaulter during track and field.

Raising the bar

Raising the bar

Hannah Hoffmann, News Editor

May 1, 2015

Spinning in midair to get herself over a six-feet-tall bar, freshman Sydney Kinzy lets go of her pole as she falls to the mat below. Purely a sprinter in the past, Kinzy decided to give pole vaulting a chance this year and has stuck with it for the season. "I keep motivated because it's something I...

Making the leap

Making the leap

Sydney Kinzy, Features Editor

April 22, 2015

During the track meet at Lafayette, Saturday, April 19, freshman Alejandra Herrera took up 300m hurdles as one of her events. “I found that it was one of my talents,” Herrera said. “It’s lots of fun, hurdles push me harder, and it’s definitely something that not a lot of people get to do.”

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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