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The Western Hemisphere

The student news site of Western Albemarle High School

The Western Hemisphere

The student news site of Western Albemarle High School

The Western Hemisphere

Rowing Flea Market

Tim DeSimone September 19, 2013

This past Saturday all rowers were up early for this year’s flea market. Paintings, chairs, tables and vases of all sizes were strewn around the Cafeteria, while excited customers circled  tables and...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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....

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...