The use of intimidation in sports

In the world of sports, athletes are always looking for a way to get any edge that they can in order to succeed. Athletes will go out and exercise to improve stamina, or just simply go practice whatever sport they are in. While the athlete is doing this, the coach is also looking for ways […]

Student athletes carry on into college

Being a student athlete at the college level requires lots of determination and hard work. Not only do the athletes have to excel at their sport, but they have to have respectable grades as well. Other athletes continuing their sports at the college level are Megan Brineman, Casey Crosser, Melissa Gutwein, Susan Hubbard, Dominic Patacsi, […]

Girls tennis swings into form

The spring 2015 Girls’ Tennis Team is off to a good season. After a little bit of a rocky start, where the team only won 1 of the first 5 games, West Lafayette has rekindled its competitive fire, winning the past 4 matches 5-0. Coach Tim Wright had a lot to say on his teams […]

NCAA tournament recap

Round of 62- The first round is generally the most exciting round of the tournament because of the common upsets and the non-stop basketball.  The stories of underdog teams were flying around and Cinderella teams were born.  One of the most popular teams that made it out of this round was Georgia State because their […]

SheDevils take on state

Having just finished their state competition, which marks the end of their season, the SheDevils are now reflecting and preparing for a strong season next year.  The team placed 6th in pom and 5th in the jazz category, which is the best they have ever placed at a state competition.  Individual soloists also placed well […]

MLB teams to watch

As the 2015 MLB season gets under way, it is important to know what to expect from teams around the league. After a very busy offseason, many teams have tried to establish themselves as title contenders, some have done nothing if they did not need a spot filled, and some teams were gutted by the […]

New softball coach leads team

Softball starts up a new year.  After a successful season last year winning conference the Lady Devils begin this year with a new coach.  Chauncey Stacy, the JV head coach from last year, takes the team by the reins this year with a team of mostly juniors and seniors. “The only thing different from last […]

Featured athlete: Tess Debruyn

What positions do you play? I’m primarily a pitcher, but sometimes I play first. Why do you play those positions? I started pitching because my sister’s old high school coach forced me. Favorite food? Cheese quesadillas. Favorite Music? All things country. Favorite Movie? My favorite movie is Step Brothers. What are your goals for the […]

Melissa Gutwein enters her last sectional

What events do you swim? 100 Breaststroke 100 Butterfly   Favorite food, book, song? Wheat Thins, Harry Potter series, Do My Thang by Miley Cyrus   Do you swim outside of the sport? Year round with a club, Boilermaker Aquatics   What do you plan to accomplish this season? Win Sectionals in the 100 Breaststroke […]

Track season takes off

With over eighty participants, the track team is filled with students from different grades, clubs, and sports.  Mr. Joest, one of the coaches, explains, “You’ve got athletes from every fall and winter sport.” Sarah Waters ’15 is one of the athletes who plays multiple sports.  She plays soccer in the fall and does track in […]

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