Springing Into Action

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 […]

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 […]

Featured Athlete: Carson Cruea

Carson Cruea ’13 was raised to play baseball. He first began to play at age three when his parents signed him up to play tee-ball with the Lafayette Youth League. Since then, Cruea has loved the sport. “I love baseball about as much as Lil B the Based God loves rapping,” compared Cruea. Fifteen years from […]

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, […]

PED’s ruining sports

In recent years athletes are using Performance Enhancing Drugs, or PED’s, as a way to get better in their respective sports.  Some of the most famous PED users in professional sports are names like Manny Ramirez, Barry Bonds, Alex Rodriguez, and even Lance Armstrong.  True, most of these players are baseball players but that’s because […]

Experience, leadership yield promise for baseball team

Despite their stellar 23-7 season in 2011, the Red Devil baseball team didn’t make it as far in the postseason tournament as they were hoping to. After winning sectionals for the first time in five years, they lost to the previous defending state champion, Andrean, in the first round of regionals. This year, nine seniors […]