Springing Into Action

  Putting in the Work; The softball team’s preseason is underway

Although softball season doesn’t start until the spring, the girls on the team are already putting in a lot of work. Preseason workouts and conditioning have been going on since November and will continue until the season begins in the spring. “The workouts are a great way to get back in shape and prepare us […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sports have successful year

As another school year comes to a close, lets go back in time and take a look at some of the more memorable games and moments of the 2012-2013 school year: 10. WL vs. BC– In the 2012 J&C Hoops Classic, the Lady Devils took on the returning champion Benton Central in the semi-finals. It would […]

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, […]

Softball Preview

This year is a whole different season for the softball team. Although the team lost a lot of seniors, the team is improving and determined to win over half of the games and conference during the season. According to senior Carissa Pekny, “Only three or four players out of all nine are seniors.” Sophomore Meghan […]