XC has Team Success

For a while now, the West Lafayette Cross Country team has had success.  The team has won semi-state more than once and have been invited to Nike Nationals and all sorts of different events due to their running ability.  Rachel Bales ’15, a runner for the girls cross country team, said it’s due to Coach […]

Cross Country Runs to State Meet

The last Saturday of October, the cross country state meet was held at the LaVern Gibson Sports Center in Terre Haute.  Twenty-four teams as well and individuals competed for dominance.  “We worked hard this year,” said girls’ captain Hayley Yocum ’14. The team started practice mid-summer and has been running six days a week since. […]

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 […]

Athletes take talent to college

Kayla Jones College: Anderson Sport: Basketball Why?  “It was a small Christian college that offered me everything I was looking for.” Sarah Collicott College: Indiana Wesleyan University Sport: Volleyball Why?  “I really liked the Christian atmosphere and the girls were really, really nice.” Grace Lachmund College: Purdue University Sport: Cross Country, Track Why?  “I’ve always […]

Sports: By the numbers

5- Losses the girls soccer team had the entire season. 3- Bobbie Burgess finished 3rd for the girls XC team at state. 2- The girls cross country team finished 2nd overall at state. 17- The boys cross country team finished 17th overall at state. 23- The number of goals Katie Bitner scored for the girls soccer […]

Fall Sports Recap

Boys XC:  The boy’s cross-country team started the season off on the right note, picking up good finishes in all of their meets.  The season is not over yet and the runners still  hope to make it to state and do well there.  “Everyone has improved and we all came together as a team this […]

Cross Country Team Runs Wild

“It’s fantastic, a nonstop party and that’s great,” said Jae Kwon’15 of the atmosphere of the cross country team.  The general feeling of every cross country meet and practice is easily the most defining quality; they have a closeness that is well noted and enviable among sports teams. The first step of any new season is […]

Run, Bobbie, run!

Bobbie Burgess talks about life, running, and her race to the finish.      Bobbie Burgess is one talented athlete, though you would never hear that from her.  “She adds an element of intensity because she’s so hard core. But, she’s also really fun to be around,” says Ellie Brower. Brower was not the only one to […]