The Western Hemisphere

Boys Soccer Stays Perfect

Boys Soccer Stays Perfect

Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

May 12, 2014

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

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

Deborah Ayres-Brown…One of a Kind

Deborah Ayres-Brown…One of a Kind

Annie Lorenzoni, Staff Writer

April 21, 2014

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

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

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

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

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...

Boys Basketball Falls to Albemarle

Sadie Gupton, Staff Writer

February 13, 2014

Last night, the Western boys faced a determined squad of Patriots and lost 59-62.  The team was led by senior Jake Maynard with 18 points, including two 3-pointers that tied the game at 59 with 31 seconds left. However, these crucial baskets just weren't enough as AHS won it in free-throws. The game...

Boys’ Basketball to Begin District Playoffs

Sadie Gupton, Staff Writer

February 13, 2014

Last Friday night, the Western boys' basketball season capped off the regular season with a big 59-48 win over the AHS Patriots. It was senior night with the recognized graduating class consisting of all five starters and a handful of other players. Four of the graduating seniors, Chase Stokes, Eli Sumpter,...

Indoor Track Team Anxiously Awaits Conferences

Indoor Track Team Anxiously Awaits Conferences

Julia Elder, Staff Writer

February 13, 2014

The indoor track teams at Western Albemarle High School are craving a big meet. Their last big meet was the first weekend of February at Virginia Tech. They missed their district meet after it was cancelled for transportation issues in other counties,and now their conference meet, scheduled to be this T...

ACE Team Dominates Competition

ACE Team Dominates Competition

Tim DeSimone

February 13, 2014

How high will they climb? Ranked forth in the nation, Western Albemarle ACE team is proving they’re ready to play with the top. Led by seniors Angela Li,  Zachary Mandell, and junior Eric Xu, the Western ACE team is storming the scholastic bowl stage, setting a whole new standard for competitors ...