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Boys and Girls Tennis Teams Advance

Annie Lorenzoni and Alex Lehmbeck
June 4, 2014 • 6 views
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The varsity girls tennis team remains undefeated for the season after wrapping up the Conference 29 tournament with a big win against Spotswood on May 16. The girls have beaten most of the local schools including Albemarle, Monticello, Charlottesville, Fluvanna, Louisa, and Orange. The week of May 1...

Lacrosse Wrap-Up

Valerie Hajek and Sadie Gupton
June 2, 2014 • 11 views
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With a new coach, this season has been an adjustment for not just the freshman, but everyone on the varsity girls lacrosse team. The varsity team has a large roster including a whopping seven freshmen. Despite having such a young team, the Warriors have dominated the district and have won all of their ...

Boys Tennis Wins Conference Championship

Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer
May 26, 2014 • 7 views
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The Western Warriors boys tennis team downed Spotswood on Friday, May 16th for the Conference 29 championship. They won convincingly, 5-1, not needing to play doubles. Tucker Ottaway, Joe Squillace, Scott Grover, Andrew Ern, and Ben Masselli all picked up singles wins for the Warriors. With the team...

Varsity Boys Soccer

Varsity Boys Soccer

May 12, 2014 • 32 views
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Boys Soccer Stays Perfect

Boys Soccer Stays Perfect

Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer
May 12, 2014 • 5 views
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The Warriors soccer team continued their perfect season on Monday by routing the Louisa County Lions 11-0. The Warriors improve to 12-0 on the season, while the Lions dropped to 0-11. The Warriors led 8-0 at halftime, before scoring another three goals in the second half and ending the game by mercy...

Boy’s Varsity Lacrosse Continues Winning Season

Sadie Gupton, Staff Writer
May 7, 2014 • 6 views
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The Western Albemarle boy's varsity lacrosse team is boasting a strong season with an overall record of 7-4 and a solid record of 4-2 in the Jefferson District. The two district losses have both come at the hands of cross-town rival Albemarle High School as the Warriors fell to the Patriots 16-4 and...

Varsity Girls Soccer

Varsity Girls Soccer

Nathaniel Hashisaki, Staff Photographer
May 2, 2014 • 11 views
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Deborah Ayres-Brown…One of a Kind

Deborah Ayres-Brown…One of a Kind

Annie Lorenzoni, Staff Writer
April 21, 2014 • 41 views
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Hilarious, crazy, all-around awesome, interesting, beautiful, insane, exciting, energetic, enthusiastic, and fashionable. These are just a few of many adjectives students around WAHS use to describe the wild and wonderful sophomore Deborah Ayres-Brown. With incredible amounts of energy and happiness,...

Boys Basketball Ended With Loss to Lord Botetourt

Sadie Gupton, Staff Writer
March 16, 2014 • 5 views
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On February 23, the Warriors travelled to Lord Botetourt to take on the Cavaliers in the 3A West Regional quarterfinals. The Warriors knew this would be a tough game, and focused on a solid defense to try to shut down the strong offense of the Cavaliers. However, the Warriors walked away with a 67-52...

Wrestling: Andrew Dickerson and Chris Miller Finish Fourth at States

Wrestling:  Andrew Dickerson and Chris Miller Finish Fourth at States

Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer
March 1, 2014 • 32 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

Western Albemarle wrapped up their successful wrestling season on Friday, Feb. 21. Chris Miller, Andrew Dickerson and Khalil Bland represented the Warriors at the state tournament; Bland as the alternate. Andrew Dickerson finished in fourth place of the 113 pound class, while Chris Miller finished f...

Boys Basketball Advance in Conference Semifinals

Boys Basketball Advance in Conference Semifinals

Sadie Gupton, Staff Writer
February 19, 2014 • 16 views
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The Western boys basketball team defeated Monticello 77-56 on Tuesday night in the first round of Conference 29 play. This was the third time the two teams met this season, and the Warriors proved victorious all three times. With this win, the No. 3 Warriors will travel to Monticello High School on Thursday...

Ellie Allen Commits to College Lacrosse

Ellie Allen Commits to College Lacrosse

Tim DeSimone
February 13, 2014 • 34 views
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Ellie Allen is only a junior this year but she has already committed to play lacrosse at the collegiate level. Starting in the spring of 2016, Allen will be playing midfield for George Washington University. Allen has been playing varsity for Western since her freshman year, and is excited not only for...