Going for Gold

Cross Country After winning state last year, the Boys’ Cross Country team is shooting for gold again.  With a strong senior class leading the way, including Cooper Williams, Dylan Williams and Evan Johnson, the team feels good about this year.   Junior Andrius Kriauciunas says “We are training to win another state championship but would […]

Looking into the world of managing

  Sports managers do more for their teams than meets the eye. By helping out around the field, they assist the team in more ways than just bringing the team water, which is a common misconception. They make sure things run smoothly by setting the field up for drills, filling up water bottles, and setting […]

Evan Johnson continues to improve

  This may be Johnson’s last year of high school, but his days of running have no end in sight. A year after winning state in cross country and getting 41st in the state, Evan Johnson ‘16 hopes to repeat with a changed up varsity lineup that still sees Johnson as the 2nd best runner […]

Senior Volleyball Player: Lydia baker

After a tough loss to McCutcheon the West Lafayette Volleyball team bounced back with two wins against Benton Central and Crawfordsville.  Senior captain Lydia Baker has had large contributions to the wins and how the team has played.   “I love my team because when we are all playing our game and we are playing […]

Students Enjoy Ultimate Frisbee

The Ultimate Frisbee Club, or UFC as they call it,  is not an official school club but they get together and play ultimate frisbee on weekends at Lommel Park in Barbarry Heights around 4:30.  They not only play Ultimate frisbee but they also play disc golf on Slayter hill on Purdue’s campus and at Murdock […]

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 […]

Students practicing superstition

Do you believe in magic? The supernatural? You may not, but a lot of athletes are actually extremely superstitious. Many of your fellow students harbor interesting superstitions of their own. For instance, Mikey Kidwell, junior quarterback of the football team, wears the same wristband on his right arm during the entirety of every football game. […]

Senior Volleyball Player: Lydia Baker

After a tough loss to McCutcheon the West Lafayette Volleyball team bounced back with two wins against Benton Central and Crawfordsville.  Senior captain Lydia Baker has had large contributions to the wins and how the team has played.   “I love my team because when we are all playing our game and we are playing […]

Meg Szymanski

  Junior and third year varsity player Meg Szymanski is looking to have a big year individually and as a team. Playing outside hitter and left back, Meg gets a lot of opportunities to make plays and she capitalizes on many of them.   Szymanski says her favorite part of volleyball is “playing in big […]

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 […]

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