Speak of the Devil: Episode 2

On this episode of Speak of the Devil, the hosts will be joined by cross country runner Alec Meister, golfer Reagan Castens, and tennis player Aaron Morris. They will talk about their season so far and comment on their postseasons. Also mentioned are team dinners, SoundCloud rappers, and entrepreneurship. They also talk about game-day traditions, […]

Could you Survive a Round of Golf?

Girls Golf Loses to Benton Central


Saturday, September 16, was the 2017 Girls Golf Sectionals. For sectionals in golf, the 5 top players of the team, based on their scores during the season, compete against the top 5 players of several other schools. The top five players for West Lafayette Jr. Sr. High school included , Darby Bigelow (Grade 11) as […]

Girls Golf

Girls Golf West Lafayette’s girls’ golf team has had one goal in mind for years.  Junior Piper Gorup says “We’re just hoping to improve this year, that’s all we can ask for.”  The team is very close and they are all trying to get better but more importantly having fun.  “Getting to be on the […]

“Ghetto” Joe tees up for success

Joseph Kim ’15 is a two-sport athlete (golf and wrestling) known throughout the school among his friends and acquaintances as “Ghetto Joe”.  According to Kim, this nickname came about when his friends started teasing him about his “roots” since he was born in California.  He decided to play along with this joke and became “Ghetto […]

Sports superstitions continue

There are lots of things that West Side sports teams consider to be traditions, they can be anything from wearing special clothes on game days to having special rituals right before they play.  Some athletes directly relate these traditions to wins or losses.  If it works, why change it?

WL sports for dummies

For some, sports are not in their main interests and therefore they are uninformed about what actually goes on with our school sports. Given that, here is some basic information about West Side sports. -Girls Tennis Coach: Tim Wright Key Players: Sasha Sokolchik ’15, Miriam Frank ’13, Rival: Harrison Last Sectional Title: 2012 Season: Spring -Boys […]

Spring sports bloom

Baseball: The team looks to bounce back from last season’s sectional championship loss to eventual state champions Western Panthers.  The Red Devils do return a couple of key pieces from last year that helped them to a 20-win season. Returning players that saw quality playing time at the varsity level last season include Brian Bangs ’13, […]

Fall Sports Recap

Boys XC:  The boy’s cross-country team started the season off on the right note, picking up good finishes in all of their meets.  The season is not over yet and the runners still  hope to make it to state and do well there.  “Everyone has improved and we all came together as a team this […]

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