Springing Into Action

David Czerwonky shares his running story

David Czerwonky ‘17 has been running in cross country and track since he was in junior high. He was inspired to start running after being bullied for his weight in the locker room. After a few years of running, he became one of the best runners on the team and is now possibly eligible to […]

Featured athlete: Megan Brineman

  What do you throw? “A discus” What is your farthest throw? “128 feet 6 inches” Why do you play? “My brother was throwing and I had to be better than him.  He taught me how to throw, and I fell in love with it.” What’s your favorite food? “Cheese burgers” What’s your favorite song? […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Field events jump into the limelight this season

When one thinks of track and field, the running events are usually the ones that come to mind. However, multiple events happen off the track as well. It’s been a year of improvement for the throwers, jumpers, and pole vaulters. This year’s top discus throwers for boys are Malachi Baker, Michael Ooms, and Evan Jacobs. […]

Andrew Cartwright and Chase Lewark

Ever since 2006, Andrew Cartwright and Chase Lewark have been running with and from each other. Junior High track, seventh grade is when the speedy duo met and have been running together and grown closer as friends ever since. Both Chase and Andrew have a long-standing passion for running. Andrew has run both cross country […]