The Western Hemisphere

Field Hockey Advances Past York in 2OT Thriller

Field Hockey Advances Past York in 2OT Thriller

Alex Lehmbeck

November 6, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Warriors beat York on Wednesday night in a thrilling defensive battle. The win advanced them to the regional tournament final, securing a spot at the state tournament, starting on Friday, November 13th. The game against York was intense the whole through. The Warriors drew first blood with an...

WAHS Volleyball Continues to Impress

WAHS Volleyball Continues to Impress

Alex Lehmbeck

October 9, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Western Albemarle Warriors varsity volleyball team has enjoyed a successful season so far. Their record right now stands at 12 wins, five losses, and two ties. The Warriors have won three straight games, all with a score of 3-0. Their most recent win, a domination against Orange County, proved the...

Warriors Shock Mustangs

Warriors Shock Mustangs

October 1, 2015


Filed under Sports

Going into Thursday night’s contest, local news sources like Scrimmageplay and The Daily Progress listed the storied matchup between Western Albemarle and Monticello at just about dead even. However, Western’s defense played exceptionally to hold the Mustangs to just seven points, and walked away ...

Western tops Spotswood, all eyes ahead on Monticello

Western tops Spotswood, all eyes ahead on Monticello

Matt Mandell

September 23, 2015


Filed under Sports

On Friday night, September 11th, Western Albemarle entered a physical contest with Spotswood. With a big night from Michael Vale and his three touchdowns, the Warriors prevailed to a 42-28 victory over the Trailblazers. Along with Vale, the Warriors received a career night from quarterback Sam Hear...

Warrior Golf Looks to Get Back on Track

Warrior Golf Looks to Get Back on Track

Ben Masselli

September 21, 2015


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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...