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Western Football Defeats Albemarle, 41-39

Sadie Gupton, Staff Writer
October 9, 2013 • 10 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

To say last Friday night was a night to remember might be an understatement. This past week, the varsity football team traveled to Albemarle High School to take on the Patriots, who entered the Jefferson District this year. With the cross-town rivalry, the atmosphere was intense and the Patriots was...

Warriors Golf Dominates Conference Tournament

Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer
October 7, 2013 • 6 views
Filed under Sports

The Western Albemarle varsity golf team won the Conference 29 tournament on Monday, Sept. 30. Western, who had a total of 317 strokes, finished seven strokes ahead of the runner-up Monticello Mustangs, who had a 324. The teams who finished behind them, from best to worst, were: Fort Defiance, Spotswood Hi...

Western Defeats Orange County, 62-14

Western Defeats Orange County, 62-14

October 4, 2013 • 4 views
Filed under Sports

Rowing Flea Market

Tim DeSimone
September 19, 2013 • 8 views
Filed under News, Sports

This past Saturday all rowers were up early for this year’s flea market. Paintings, chairs, tables and vases of all sizes were strewn around the Cafeteria, while excited customers circled  tables and rowers moved around to assist where needed. Many customers filed out of the flea market with arms ...

Warriors Golf Loses to Monticello

Warriors Golf Loses to Monticello

Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer
September 16, 2013 • 5 views
Filed under Sports

The Warriors golf team lost on Tuesday, Sept. 10 to Monticello High School. The loss is their sixth of the season, which puts their record at 8-6 (7-6 in the district). The Warriors came close, but were defeated by just four strokes, 158-162. Hunter Weis led Western with an even par at 36 strokes. Kyl...

Varsity Field Hockey Wins Against Powhatan

Julia Elder, Staff Writer
September 16, 2013 • 3 views
Filed under Sports

The girls' field hockey team at Western Albemarle is optimistic coming off of their last game, a 1-0 win against Powhatan High School. “The last game showed improvement and really boosted our confidence, now we know we have the capability of scoring,” Reilly Funk, one of eight team captains, said....

Varsity Volleyball Loses to Fort Defiance

Varsity Volleyball Loses to Fort Defiance

Annie Lorenzoni, Staff writer
September 16, 2013 • 11 views
Filed under Sports

The girls' varsity volleyball team featured exceptional performances during the first match of the season on Aug. 29, despite losing 3-0 against  Fort Defiance at home. Ali Sandridge had 11 kills and 11 digs. Maggie Spindel had six kills, four blocks, and two aces for the night. The youngest player...

Western Rowing Prepares for Victory

Tim DeSimone, Staff Writer
September 16, 2013 • 5 views
Filed under Sports

The school year is back. Football athletes march out to the practice field, cross country teams run around Old Trail, and freshman rower Maggie Vidal accidentally flips her boat into the waters of Beaver Creek. This silly mistake is OK for now. Novice rowers don’t have to worry about a regatta unti...

WAHS Defeats Fort Defiance

WAHS Defeats Fort Defiance

Patrick Andrews
September 14, 2013 • 25 views
Filed under Sports

Varsity Football Starts off Regular Season with Two Wins

Varsity Football Starts off Regular Season with Two Wins

Sadie Gupton, Staff writer
September 13, 2013 • 2 views
Filed under Sports

The football team travelled over the mountain on Sept. 6 to face off against the Little Giants from Waynesboro High School. The team clinched their second victory of the regular season with a 50-27 win. The team was led by quarterback Kent Henry and wide receivers, Nic Drapanas and Chase Stokes. He...

Warriors Dominate at Ragged Mountain Cup

Warriors Dominate at Ragged Mountain Cup

Valerie Hajek, Staff Writer
September 13, 2013 • 16 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

After lots of hard work over the summer, the Warriors cross country team had a much deserved win at the Ragged Mountain Cup on Sept. 3. The girls' varsity A relay team, including Annie Taylor, Chance Masloff, Averi Witt and Alice Ducharme, placed first at the race. Averi Witt is only a freshman,...