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Senior Claire Goedde celebrates graduation a semester early

Senior Claire Goedde celebrates graduation a semester early

Gabby Leon, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018


Filed under Features

One of just three students in the class of 2018 to graduate in the first semester of their senior year, Claire Goedde celebrated the end of her high school years early. “When I was registering for my senior classes junior year, I noticed that I had fulfilled a lot of my credits,” Goedde said. ...

Susan Dean earns place in the Hall of Fame

Susan Dean earns place in the Hall of Fame

Grant Aden, Sports Editor

February 24, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After 31 years of mentoring players, varsity volleyball coach Susan Dean has been selected for the Missouri High School Volleyball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. “Our organization has been around for a long time, and every couple of years they have an induction. Right now there are a total 18...

Dean reflects on retirement after 31 years of service

Dean reflects on retirement after 31 years of service

Sarah Lashly, Convergent Media Writer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

“I think every memorable moment has a memorable kid in it, somebody that really grew as a player or had a life changing event happening in their life that we were able to be there,” Dean said.

Volleyball coach Susan Dean steps down after 18 years with longhorns

Volleyball coach Susan Dean steps down after 18 years with longhorns

Bridget Noonan

October 11, 2016


Filed under Sports

After 31 years of coaching volleyball, 18  instructing the Longhorns, varsity coach Susan Dean has decided to step down for retirement after this season. “It breaks my heart that this is Coach Dean's last season,” setter/ right-side hitter and senior Jamie Poppen said. “I feel so thankful tha...

Varsity volleyball hosts Webster Groves in historic reunion of coaches

Varsity volleyball hosts Webster Groves in historic reunion of coaches

Emily Dickson

September 20, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Sept. 20 girl's volleyball will host Webster Groves in a showcase of head coach Susan Dean’s career. All varsity coaches at the game will have played for the Longhorns under Coach Dean during their high school careers. Dean is an alumni to the Longhorn volleyball program. In the early 2000s,...

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


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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. “...

Volley for victory

Volley for victory

Allison Wills, Staff Writer

May 20, 2015


Filed under Snapshot

Freshman David Schmidt serves the ball against Kirkwood in a Freshman volleyball match. The Freshman volleyball team grew close during their season. "I like how we work as a team," Schmidt said. "Volleyball bonds us together because there's a focus on teamwork."

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