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Early Season Success from Varsity Football

Early Season Success from Varsity Football

Matt Mandell and Muhannah Hossain

September 17, 2014

  The Western Albemarle football team is said to be in a rebuilding year after losing the central Virginia record-breaker Kent Henry and 21 other contributing seniors, but their past two games have proved otherwise. Under the leadership of captains Michael Mullin, Josh Meeks, Logan Sprouse a...

Golf Showing Promise

Golf Showing Promise

Ben Donovan, Staff Writer

September 17, 2014

Despite the loss, the prospects for this year look bright as the team is returning several starters from last year

Western Volleyball Teams Dominate

Western Volleyball Teams Dominate

Tim DeSimone, 2nd year Staff Writer

September 17, 2014

Western Volleyball team travelled to Waynesboro High School to compete in the Mustang invitational volleyball tournament against other area schools, last saturday, the 6th. Western took the gold, winning all 4 matches against Turny Ashby and Monticello, dropping only one set. This thursday, 9/11, the...

Boys Track finishes sixth in State Championship

Boys Track finishes sixth in State Championship

Garrett Hatmaker, Staff Writer

June 9, 2014

The WAHS Boys Track team finished 6th in the State Championship meet on Saturday. Blake Tolman placed 2nd in the Pole Vault. Nick Adams placed 4th in the Pole Vault. Gannon Willcutts had a 3rd place finish in the 3200 and a 7th in the 1600. Andrew DeJong had a 5th in the 1600. Western’s 4 x 800 team...

Girls Track finishes third in the 3A State meet

Girls Track finishes third in the 3A State meet

Garrett Hatmaker, Staff Writer

June 9, 2014

The Girls Track Team finished 3rd in the 3A State meet on Saturday.  Congratulations to State champion Annie Taylor in the 1600!  Second place finishers were Lydia Garner in the high jump, Katrina Barredo in the pole vault and the 4x800m relay team of Averi Witt, Chance Masloff, Annie Lorenzoni and...

Warriors Beat Blacksburg to Win Region Championship

from Staff Reports

June 9, 2014

The Warrior boys soccer team took the region championship with Friday night’s win over Blacksburg, 1-0.   After battling the entire game, Western drew a penalty kick, and Forrest White connected to give the Warriors the winning goal. Western will play Culpeper County in the state semifinals on Friday.

Varsity Baseball

Abby Lohr

June 4, 2014

Varsity baseball started out strong in their first ten games of the season. With a record of 10-0 at the beginning of May, the Warriors are a definite threat on the field. Sam Hearn, sophomore at Western, and Jack Maynard, senior, are the top pitchers for the team and great contributors for Western t...

Rowing Team

Tim Desimone

June 4, 2014

This year, Western Crew has been very busy. Competing in five Regattas, Western saw team success, as well as individual accomplishments abound. Senior rower Erin Heald took away some medals, winning the women’s 1x final at the Al-Urquia final, and second in the womens 2x heat 2, at the Smokey-Jacobs...

Boys and Girls Tennis Teams Advance

Annie Lorenzoni and Alex Lehmbeck

June 4, 2014

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

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

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