Too Much?

Athletes and Mental Health The summer and winter Olympics showed an unprecedented pattern of American stars unable to compete to their projected capacity. These two situations could reflect a larger picture that affects all athletes, including you, the student athletes of West Side. High school student athletes face the tough balance of in school and […]

West Side Athletics

In the last 5 years, we have had a lot of accomplishments in WL history. I decided to pick out the most important ones. West Side is not only known for their academics, but also for their sports. Ever since 1939,(which was when West Side was first constructed), we have excelled in sports. In soccer, […]

Speak of the Devil: Ep 3

In this episode of Speak of the Devil, we cover winter sports seasons and have interviews and other special activities with some of our athletes.

The Start Of Softball

The time is here for softball to start. Even though softball is a spring sport, our girls softball team has already started after school practices during the winter. While these practices are not required, they are highly encouraged. It’s a time where you can get to meet your teammates and start to build a bond […]

2021 Wrestling Begins

The wrestling team has started a new season, and with it the wrestlers are feeling relief as well as anticipation for what is to come. Wrestling like most other sports felt the harsh effects of covid last winter and now at least for the moment is experiencing much more freedom.  Will Sautter (11) has already […]

Basketball Season Tip-Off

The boys basketball team tips off their season with a scrimmage against the Guerin Catholic Golden Eagles on Saturday, November 20th, and their first official match of the season against the McCutcheon Mavericks on Wednesday, November 24th. Here’s an overview of both matches including the team’s aspirations for the rest of the season: Guerin Catholic […]

Sports Spotlight

Over the fall, many teams fought for their chance to make it to the state tournament. Elusive to many,  Red Devils athletics saw postseason representation throughout all sports.  Although no sports claimed the team state title in their sport, many teams saw heights that haven’t been reached in recent history.  WL Football, led by captains, […]

Speak of the Devil Ep: 2

On Episode 2 of Speak of the Devil, we recap our successful fall sports seasons and look ahead at our winter sports. We had the chance to talk with new head basketball coach, Coach VanArsdel and WL Unified sponsor, Mr. Joest.  

Speak Of The Devil Ep:1

By Will Sautter, Tori Wood, Cooper Kitchel, Carson Kitchel, Drew Folkers The hit video podcast series is back! In this episode we focus on student athletes and the colleges they are attending. The students interviewed in today’s episode are: Aidan William, Kylie Reif, and Mo.  

A Change of Pace

New Head Coach Joins the Red Devils By: Sadie Alge and Meredith Carnahan A team is only as strong as its weakest link, and the West Side boys basketball team can’t afford to have any of those. Luckily for them, Jacob Van Arsdel, the new head coach, is stepping up to ensure the players are […]