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Slideshow: Varsity Boys Soccer vs. Charlottesville

Slideshow: Varsity Boys Soccer vs. Charlottesville

August Lamb, Photo Editor
May 19, 2017 • 131 views
Filed under Slideshows, Sports

Pictures from the Boys Varsity Soccer match against Charlottesville High School.

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Sports Out Of The Spotlight

Sports Out Of The Spotlight

Sophie Creager-Roberts, Staff Writer
May 11, 2017 • 121 views
Filed under Sports

When you think of sports at Western, most people think of the trifecta: football, basketball, and lacrosse. However, students at Western excel in a multitude of sports apart from the mainstream ones. One of the many unadvertised athletic teams that WAHS offers is crew, a sport that junior Peter Dister...

Freshman Colby Wren Kicks Off Western Career

Freshman Colby Wren Kicks Off Western Career

Evan Hajek, Staff Writer
May 11, 2017 • 120 views
Filed under Sports

Colby Wren has been playing soccer for as long as he can remember. He started at the age of four and hasn’t stopped since. This is Colby’s first year on varsity soccer and his first year at Western Albemarle. He is one of the three freshman on the varsity team. “I’ve played with SOCA for a...

Girls’ Soccer Dominates Competition

Girls’ Soccer Dominates Competition

Alex Lehmbeck, Managing Sports Editor
May 11, 2017 • 85 views
Filed under Sports

The WAHS varsity girls soccer team has continued their dominant start to the season all the way into April. The Warriors are undefeated with a perfect 6-0 record, five of those wins being shutouts. “We have a lot of well rounded players that can play pretty much anywhere,” junior Savannah Wilson...

Girls’ Tennis Aims For States

Girls’ Tennis Aims For States

Ben Masselli, Managing Sports Editor
May 4, 2017 • 96 views
Filed under Sports

Another year, another dominant season for Western girls' tennis. As players graduate and new faces join the team this spring, the tradition of winning stays constant for the Warriors. After returning just two starters this spring, the Warriors faced an uphill climb just to get the team prepared to cha...

Girls Tennis Finds Their Stride

Girls Tennis Finds Their Stride

Ben Masselli, Co-Sports Editor
March 28, 2017 • 86 views
Filed under Sports

2017 has been a year of change for Western girl’s tennis. After returning just three players from last year and just two returning starters, the Warriors are off to a hot start. They kicked off the season with a 4-5 loss on the road to Cave Springs, one of the best teams in the state. Then the ...

Swim Teams Finish Second and Fourth at States

Swim Teams Finish Second and Fourth at States

Tim Desimone and Evan Hajek, Staff Writer
March 19, 2017 • 90 views
Filed under Sports

The Western Albemarle Swim and Dive teams had a productive day at States last week. The boys finished second, and the girls fourth. While this was the end of a record breaking six years as state champions for the girls, it was not met without an emphatic showing from swimmers across the charts. For the...

Eleri Hayden Leaves A Legacy

Eleri Hayden Leaves A Legacy

Alex Lehmbeck, Sports Editor
March 19, 2017 • 90 views
Filed under Sports

As WAHS girls basketball senior Eleri Hayden prepared for her final regular season home game of her career, she couldn’t help but reminisce over the last four years in the program. Eleri has played on the Warriors varsity squad ever since her first year at Western. As a freshman, she observed and...

Ingram Soars Past Scoring Record

Ingram Soars Past Scoring Record

Matt Mandell, Staff Writer
March 18, 2017 • 82 views
Filed under Sports

Some would say Ryan Ingram, the all-time Western Albemarle leading scorer, was a pleasant surprise. Ingram walked into Western Albemarle with a Varsity basketball team that was primed for success. An all-senior starting lineup led by Chase Stokes seemed to have no room for Ingram, a freshman at the time. “That...

Bracketology: Our Picks

Bracketology: Our Picks

Staff Writers
March 18, 2017 • 86 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The odds of having a perfect bracket are already near impossible. Using a host of unusual analytics, and a whole lot of UVA bias, our "bracketology" experts have put their heads together to produce these winning formulas. Let these brackets be your guide to winning whatever pool you're a part of. Jeff Dodson ...

Girls’ Track Wins State Title

Girls’ Track Wins State Title

Jeffrey Dodson, Staff Writer
March 4, 2017 • 55 views
Filed under Sports

This past Saturday, February 26th, the girls indoor track and field team won the 3-A state championship with an overall score of 94.5. This was an experienced team, that was expected to do good things from the start, and hasn’t disappointed since starting the season. Some of Western’s leaders...

Nate Riley Takes Second At States

Nate Riley Takes Second At States

Conor O'Dea, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017 • 45 views
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Nate Riley has just finished his wrestling career at WAHS. He finished his career with an overall  record of 157-33 . Nate started wrestling when he was seven years old, and has wrestled throughout his four years in high school. He said, “I really started getting good in eighth grade,” and then...