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ACE TEAM Prepares For States

ACE TEAM Prepares For States

William Peritz, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017 • 51 views
Filed under Sports

The WAHS Ace Team, Western's scholastic team, has had an impressive year so far. Throughout the whole season, they have only suffered one loss, and it was to their main competitor: Fluvanna. However, they surged back, and beat them the next two times the teams met. Other than their games against the...

Preview in a Podcast: UVA vs. UNC

Alex Lehmbeck and Ben Masselli
February 16, 2017 • 67 views
Filed under Audio, Sports

https://soundcloud.com/westernhemisphere/preview-in-a-podcast-uva-unc

Preview in a Podcast: Boys Bball vs. Powhatan

Alex Lehmbeck and Ben Masselli
January 27, 2017 • 78 views
Filed under Audio, Sports

https://soundcloud.com/westernhemisphere/preview-in-a-podcast-wahs-vs-powhatan

Youth Track Excels with New and Returning Runners

Youth Track Excels with New and Returning Runners

Jeff Dodson, Staff Writer
January 26, 2017 • 92 views
Filed under Sports

With a strong returning roster led by great experience, the WAHS girls varsity indoor track and field team is primed for this excellent season. Unlike the boys team, the girls are entering this calendar season with a team full of returning seniors and a sizeable amount of quality juniors. However, the...

Wrestling Looks to Continue Hot Streak

Wrestling Looks to Continue Hot Streak

Conor O'Dea, Staff Writer
January 24, 2017 • 100 views
Filed under Sports

The WAHS varsity wrestling team began their tournaments this season on December 3rd. This year, six returning seniors from last year’s team that finished 9th in the region. They have two wrestlers ranked in the top ten of the state in each of their weight classes, so they are poised to have a successful...

New Ship, Same Waters

New Ship, Same Waters

Evan Hajek, Staff Writer
November 29, 2016 • 114 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Before tryouts had even started, the Western Albemarle swim team was already hard at work. The team had started out of season training about a month before the week of tryouts. Out of season training is a lot of work both in and out of the water. The conditioning done outside of the water is called dryland...

Boys Basketball Hopes for Another Historic Season

Boys Basketball Hopes for Another Historic Season

Ben Masselli, Sports Editor
November 22, 2016 • 95 views
Filed under Sports

After a strong finish to last season, the boys basketball team, led by Coach Darren Maynard, returns a wealth of talent this winter. After Western recorded the deepest playoff run in school history last year, culminating in a loss to Virginia basketball powerhouse IC Norcom High School, the Warriors are n...

Preview in a Podcast: WAHS Playoff Football – 1

Preview in a Podcast:  WAHS Playoff Football – 1

Alex Lehmbeck and Ben Masselli
November 11, 2016 • 92 views
Filed under Sports

https://soundcloud.com/westernhemisphere/preview-in-a-podcast-wahs-playoff-football-1

Preview in a Podcast — WAHS vs. AHS Football

Preview in a Podcast — WAHS vs. AHS Football

Alex Lehmbeck and Ben Masselli
November 3, 2016 • 52 views
Filed under Audio, Multimedia, Sports

https://soundcloud.com/westernhemisphere/preview-in-a-podcast-wahs-vs-ahs-football

Preview in a Podcast — UVA vs. Louisville Edition

Preview in a Podcast — UVA vs. Louisville Edition

Alex Lehmbeck and Ben Masselli
October 29, 2016 • 56 views
Filed under Audio, Multimedia, Sports

https://soundcloud.com/westernhemisphere/preview-in-a-podcast-louisville-edition

Preview in a Podcast: UVA – UNC Edition

Preview in a Podcast: UVA – UNC Edition

Alex Lehmbeck and Ben Masselli
October 21, 2016 • 60 views
Filed under Audio, Multimedia, Sports

https://soundcloud.com/westernhemisphere/preview-in-a-podcast-unc-edition

Western Football Tops Louisa 38-30

Western Football Tops Louisa 38-30

August Lamb, Photo Editor
October 19, 2016 • 83 views
Filed under Slideshows, Sports, Uncategorized

A gallery of the 2016 Homecoming game versus Louisa County

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