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Warrior Golf Looks to Get Back on Track

Warrior Golf Looks to Get Back on Track

Ben Masselli
September 21, 2015 • 39 views
Filed under Sports

Western Albemarle golf has always fielded strong teams throughout its long history. Last fall the Warriors lost long time starter and leader, Kyle Landis. Landis led Western golf as the team’s number one his senior season. 2015 is a different story as the young club is now led by junior, Dixon H...

Bouncing Back

Bouncing Back

Matt Mandell
September 11, 2015 • 40 views
Filed under News, Sports

It is never easy suffering a loss on your home opener. Unfortunately for Western, last Friday Brookville got the best of the Warriors in a 34-20 back and forth battle. In this case, the final score does not justly tell the tale of the contest. Right before the break, the Warrior defense was test...

Cross Country Looks to Gain Momentum

Cross Country Looks to Gain Momentum

Ben Masselli
September 4, 2015 • 38 views
Filed under Sports

Tradition has always been an enormous part of Western athletics. At the top of the list of traditions is success. Over the course of the last few seasons, Western cross country has had more than its fair share of achievements. The popularity of the sport has grown dramatically as the wins start to pile up. ...

Tenuta Looking to Fill Holes in Defense

Tenuta Looking to Fill Holes in Defense

Matt Mandell
September 2, 2015 • 94 views
Filed under Sports

Luke Tenuta has athletics in his blood.  His brother is in the Kansas City Royals organization, another brother coaches football, and his father,  who has circulated among Division I football programs, has been the Defensive Coordinator for the University of Virginia football team since January, 2013....

Ticket Policies Change as Fall Sports Begin

Ticket Policies Change as Fall Sports Begin

Alex Lehmbeck
September 2, 2015 • 41 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Changes are in store, Western students. Before this year, Western athletes were treated to free admission to any sporting event taking place during the same season as their sport. For example, any WAHS golfer could get into any WAHS home football game, but they would have to pay for winter and spring s...

WAHS Baseball Falls to William Byrd in Regional Tournament; Softball’s Season Ends with Loss to Monticello

WAHS Baseball Falls to William Byrd in Regional Tournament; Softball’s Season Ends with Loss to Monticello

Ben Masselli, Staff Writer
June 3, 2015 • 81 views
Filed under Sports

Western baseball concluded a strong 2015 regular season with wins against Monticello and Fort Defiance in order to claim back to back Jefferson District titles. The team is led by senior captains Steven Mangrum, Dylan Weiss, and Josh Casteen, Henry Kreienbaum, and Harrison Lund. The warriors faced a tough...

Lacrosse Teams Advance to Regionals

Lacrosse Teams  Advance to Regionals

Valerie Hajek and Ben Masselli
May 30, 2015 • 60 views
Filed under Sports

The boys lacrosse team made their appearance known in the conference, crushing Fluvanna and moving on to play in the finals. Tuesday night, the boys crushed Monticello 16-8 to take the spot as conference champs. Luke Reilly, Oliver Herndon, and Carter Elliott are three juniors who have made a huge i...

Boys Soccer Faces Elimination; Girls Move on to Regionals

Boys Soccer Faces Elimination;  Girls Move on to Regionals

Alex Lehmbeck, Sports Editor
May 30, 2015 • 65 views
Filed under Sports

The WAHS varsity boys soccer team ended the regular season with a 3-1 win over the Monticello Mustangs, a few days after a 0-0 tie against Charlottesville. They beat Waynesboro 3-1 in the first round of the Conference tournament. They lost, however, to Stuarts Draft 2-3 in the conference semifinals on...

Boys and Girls Track & Field Continue Hot Streak as They Enter Regionals

Boys and Girls Track & Field Continue Hot Streak as They Enter Regionals

Matt Mandell, Staff Writer
May 30, 2015 • 70 views
Filed under Sports

The Western Albemarle track teams have a long history of excellence. This season looks to keep the legacy polished with a Conference 29 championship from the girls team, and a runner-up finish from the boys side. The boys team is led by The Beast, Gannon Willcutts who finished first in the 800 and 1...

Pinning Opponents to the Mat and Ribbons to his Chest

Pinning Opponents to the Mat and Ribbons to his Chest

Tyler Phillips, Staff Writer
April 3, 2015 • 80 views
Filed under Sports

In his last year at Western, Gabe Rody-Ramazani is solidifying his position as the best wrestler in Western Albemarle history. That’s saying something, considering all the greats that have walked the halls. Gabe has enjoyed a great senior year, coming in as an anticipated top conference wrestler and...

WAHS Girls Indoor Track Finishes 3rd at State Meet

WAHS Girls Indoor Track Finishes 3rd at State Meet

Ben Donovan, Staff Writer
April 3, 2015 • 55 views
Filed under Sports

The girls indoor track team finished up a great season with a strong showing at the 3A state meet in early March at Liberty University. The team took home a third place finish in a meet that was delayed twice, much to the chagrin of senior Chance Masloff. “It was annoying that they kept delaying it, ...

Berry Good

Berry Good

Ben Masselli, Staff Writer
April 1, 2015 • 37 views
Filed under Sports

Western basketball, under Coach Maynard, has produced a number of great stars through the years. Only few have been so recognizable as Carter Berry through his four year commitment to Western. Starting out in his first year, Berry became a great addition for Coach Faulconer during the freshmen basketball se...