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Preview in a Podcast: UVA – Pitt edition

Preview in a Podcast:  UVA – Pitt edition

Ben Masselli and Alex Lehmbeck
October 13, 2016 • 16 views
Filed under Multimedia, Sports

https://soundcloud.com/westernhemisphere/preview-in-a-podcast-pitt-edition

WAHS Football Crushes Monticello at Home

WAHS Football Crushes Monticello at Home

August Lamb, Photo Editor
September 30, 2016 • 50 views
Filed under Multimedia, Slideshows, Sports

Photos from the Varsity Football game against Monticello High School on September 23rd.

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WAHS Golf Takes 3rd at Districts

WAHS Golf Takes 3rd at Districts

Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer
September 24, 2016 • 22 views
Filed under Sports

The Western Albemarle Warriors varsity golf team competed in the Jefferson District golf tournament last week, taking place at the Lake Monticello Golf Course in Fluvanna County. The Warriors, led by all-district senior Dixon Hass, finished third, behind the Albemarle Patriots and the Louisa County ...

Order on the Court: Tennis Talk with Beau Merhige

Order on the Court: Tennis Talk with Beau Merhige

August Lamb, Staff Writer
April 29, 2016 • 28 views
Filed under Sports

WAHS Tennis is on fire! Halfway through their season, Western’s Boys Tennis team has not lost a single match. I interviewed the only senior member of the team, Beau Merhige, and learned a lot about the great sport that is tennis.

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Preview in a Podcast: UVA vs. Iowa State

Alex Lehmbeck, Matt Mandell, and Ben Masselli
March 23, 2016 • 12 views
Filed under Audio, Sports

Sportwriters Matt Mandell, Alex Lehmbeck, and Ben Masselli weigh in on the Sweet Sixteen matchup.

Coffman Legacy Carries On

Coffman Legacy Carries On

Gabrielle Eng, Staff Writer
March 11, 2016 • 8 views
Filed under Sports

Elisabeth Coffman is well versed in basketball. She has been playing for as long as she can remember, and her debut on the high school team was as an eighth grader. Coffman played starting point guard on the JV and 9th grade teams. Her three older siblings have dominated the courts as well, so s...

Swimming Kicks into History Books

Swimming Kicks into History Books

Ben Masselli and Tim DeSimone
February 20, 2016 • 36 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Western Albemarle Swim and Dive program had a historic night on Friday, leaving the pool with two state trophies in tow. The boys team won their first state title in school history, while the girls captured their sixth in a row. The girls locked up first place by outscoring a talented 3A field, winning...

Diving into States

Diving into States

Alec Martin, Freelance Staff Writer
February 18, 2016 • 5 views
Filed under Sports

The Western Albemarle swim and dive team is peaking at the perfect time going into tomorrow’s 3A state championship meet in Richmond. The Region 3A West meet last week went extremely well as the boys took home the region title and the girls took second in Christiansburg. The day started on a high...

Under Official Review: The Ads of Super Bowl 50

Under Official Review: The Ads of Super Bowl 50

August Lamb and Talley Johnston
February 17, 2016 • 46 views
Filed under Latitudes, Reviews, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

It’s that time of year again: A whole Sunday devoted to football, and America couldn't be more excited! While the game is the main focus for most people -- ourselves included -- there is one component that makes the Super Bowl the Super Bowl, and it’s the commercials. They're a huge part of the experience beca...

Girls Basketball Prepares for Albemarle Showdown

Girls Basketball Prepares for Albemarle Showdown

Alex Lehmbeck, Sports Editor
February 8, 2016 • 7 views
Filed under Sports

The WAHS girls varsity basketball team will be fighting to stay .500 this week. The Warriors are 10-10 this year, now heading into key matchups against Powhatan and Albemarle. Western had possibly their most dominating performance last week in a 51-44 win over Orange County at home. “We had a lot o...

Basketball Shoots for Jefferson District Title

Basketball Shoots for Jefferson District Title

Ben Masselli, Sports Editor
February 3, 2016 • 6 views
Filed under Sports

Under the leadership of Coach Maynard, the Western Albemarle basketball team has gotten out to a strong start. Even with disappointing losses on the schedule, so far namely to a skillful Albemarle team, the Warriors continue to fight through every game. Led by standouts Ryan Ingram, Michael Vale, and ...