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Warriors Golf Loses to Monticello

Warriors Golf Loses to Monticello

Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

September 16, 2013

The Warriors golf team lost on Tuesday, Sept. 10 to Monticello High School. The loss is their sixth of the season, which puts their record at 8-6 (7-6 in the district). The Warriors came close, but were defeated by just four strokes, 158-162. Hunter Weis led Western with an even par at 36 strokes. Kyl...

Varsity Field Hockey Wins Against Powhatan

Julia Elder, Staff Writer

September 16, 2013

The girls' field hockey team at Western Albemarle is optimistic coming off of their last game, a 1-0 win against Powhatan High School. “The last game showed improvement and really boosted our confidence, now we know we have the capability of scoring,” Reilly Funk, one of eight team captains, said....

Varsity Volleyball Loses to Fort Defiance

Varsity Volleyball Loses to Fort Defiance

Annie Lorenzoni, Staff writer

September 16, 2013

The girls' varsity volleyball team featured exceptional performances during the first match of the season on Aug. 29, despite losing 3-0 against  Fort Defiance at home. Ali Sandridge had 11 kills and 11 digs. Maggie Spindel had six kills, four blocks, and two aces for the night. The youngest player...

Western Rowing Prepares for Victory

Tim DeSimone, Staff Writer

September 16, 2013

The school year is back. Football athletes march out to the practice field, cross country teams run around Old Trail, and freshman rower Maggie Vidal accidentally flips her boat into the waters of Beaver Creek. This silly mistake is OK for now. Novice rowers don’t have to worry about a regatta unti...

Varsity Football Starts off Regular Season with Two Wins

Varsity Football Starts off Regular Season with Two Wins

Sadie Gupton, Staff writer

September 13, 2013

The football team travelled over the mountain on Sept. 6 to face off against the Little Giants from Waynesboro High School. The team clinched their second victory of the regular season with a 50-27 win. The team was led by quarterback Kent Henry and wide receivers, Nic Drapanas and Chase Stokes. He...

Warriors Dominate at Ragged Mountain Cup

Warriors Dominate at Ragged Mountain Cup

Valerie Hajek, Staff Writer

September 13, 2013

After lots of hard work over the summer, the Warriors cross country team had a much deserved win at the Ragged Mountain Cup on Sept. 3. The girls' varsity A relay team, including Annie Taylor, Chance Masloff, Averi Witt and Alice Ducharme, placed first at the race. Averi Witt is only a freshman,...