Athletes take time out

Clarification:  This week, The Scarlette published a photo in our print edition with this article that was misleading.  The photo was intended to be an artistic image for illustrative purposes, to add a visual element to the story.   As it appeared, it was not clear that it was an illustration.  It was not meant to […]

Teammate chemistry is at its max

“It’s nice to have played with Parker for so long, there’s kind of a chemistry.  We both understand football pretty well and if either of us see something, we can easily talk it out and see whats happening.  It’s nice because we both are on the same page all the time,” said Woodard. “Because we’ve […]

Spring Sports in a Nutshell

  The greatest basketball player to ever play, Michael Jordan, once said “I play to win, whether during practice or a real game. And I will not let anything get in the way of me and my competitive enthusiasm to win.” West Lafayette athletes take the same mindset.  As the second semester reaches the midway […]

Grace Malone ’14: The Amazing Grace

Ever since she was young, Grace Malone has been playing and dominating every sport that she could get her hands on. Whether it be soccer, track, softball, swimming, or gymnastics, Malone has been highly active and working hard to make herself one of West Side’s most prominent athletes. “She’s just really hard-working, and always positive […]

March Madness lives up to its name

When the seasons change from winter to spring, college basketball fans everywhere think of a couple of things more than anything else. One thing  is the fact that the season is almost over which means their favorite seniors  will be graduating and some exceptional stars will leave to be drafted into the NBA.  But most […]

Charles Vaughan ’17 is making a splash

While the extent of many freshmen’s worries consists of figuring out where their classes are, Charles Vaughan ’17 is focused on state medals, school records, and cementing his name into the West Lafayette swimming history book. Vaughan, a Central Catholic transfer, said that his start in swimming came in the form of a safety precaution on Lake Freeman. “I almost fell in the lake […]

Top 5 sports moments of 2013

   

Lorelei Turner’15 bounces back

Lorelei  Turner’15 is dedicated to her sport and fought through injuries in order to keep playing.  Turner is a starting player on the basketball team.  Her sports career was temporarily slowed down by a torn ACL her freshman year, but that didn’t stop her from coming right back to the game. “I love the game, I […]

Turn your offseason on

Whether they have an offseason that lasts most of the year or no offseason at all, athletes in every sport can struggle with making their offseason (or lack of one) work for them. Brandon Watt ’14 plays a sport year-round, starting with football in the fall, transitioning into swimming in the winter, and ending with […]

Girls’ soccer wins State

  A state championship for any sport is the culmination of endless hours of effort and tremendous amounts of teamwork.  On November 2nd, Coach Aaron Blessing and his girls soccer team achieved just that with a 2-0 win against Gibson Southern in the class A final at Michael A. Carroll stadium. “We talked about winning […]

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