Friday Night Lights hoco edition


Big games may seem like nothing more than that weekend’s entertainment, but in reality, they’re the making of nearly 80 years of rivalry feuds. It’s no doubt that football rivalries mean a lot to the team, the fans and the community. The games with the largest crowd turnout are the ones where we are facing […]

Homecoming Shutout

West Lafayette now with a 7-1 record played Twin Lakes for their homecoming game on Friday October 6th on their home field, Gordon Straley Field. The student section is packed with red everywhere and they are ready to watch the devils play.  Harrison Truitt, 10 scores the first touchdown of the game. The devils are […]


I got the chance to interview one of the winningest coaches in West Side history, Coach Fry, and one of the football players, Samir Ahsan. As the interview carried on into the overarching themes of the 2017-18 football season, I was taken aback by how positive the whole football team was; they were motivated from the past season and […]

Students Cheer on Devils for Victory

Student Section Motivates Football Team in Win Against Central Catholic        

Defeating the Drought

After scoring 35 in the first half and shutting out Central Catholic, the Devils knew this was their game. This past Friday, September 29, the football team visited Lafayette Central Catholic for one of the biggest games of the season. Hundreds of fans piled into LaRocca Field to view the showdown. The Devils did not […]

WL prepares for enemy CC

September 16 at Lafayette Central Catholic high school, the Red Devil football team will be facing the Knights in the rivalry game with bragging rights on the line. West Lafayette and CC are two big rivals with a history of close games and rough plays.This year the Red Devils travel to CC for their senior […]

Westside vs. Renssalaer

Friday, October 2nd, the West Lafayette Red Devils Football team will face off against the defending class 2A state champion Rensselaer Bombers. After a couple of consecutive great seasons from the bombers, they got bumped up to 3A for this season. The Devils are off to a stellar 6-0 start this season while the bombers […]

Friday Night Football

After a promising victory over top ranked Tri-West, the West Lafayette football team played the 5A McCutcheon Mavericks in a game to remember. After tying the school record for 5 touchdown passes against Tri-West, Mikey Kidwell(’17) said, “I have to give it to my receivers.  They went and got the balls.”  With one minute and forty […]

NFL season has come to a close

The NFL season always has great story lines and this past season was no different. -Ndamukong Suh: Every year Ndamukong Suh sparks controversy with his often wild  antics around the football field. Over the course of his career he has been fined $420,669 by the NFL and suspended once for two games resulting in the loss […]

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