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 […]

Top sports movies of the 21st century

Throughout the 21st century there have been plenty of great movies that have captivated their audiences and spread like wildfire.  Some of these movies are sports movies, which is why it seems fitting to show off the best that the sports category has to offer.  WARNING: SPOILERS! Moneyball: Based on the true story of the […]

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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