The Western Hemisphere

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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Girls Put a [Swim] Cap on the Season

Girls Put a [Swim] Cap on the Season

Alex Lehmbeck, Sports Editor

March 25, 2015


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The WAHS Warriors varsity girls swim and dive team recently won the state championship. For most schools, this would be an uncommon occurrence. Western is different. The girls swimming team has won five straight state championships. Five. They are the most dominant high school dynasty in Virginia. He...

Western Boys Basketball Season Timeline

Tim DeSimone, Assistant News Editor

February 27, 2015


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Western boys Basketball has a had a very successful season so far. This timeline puts all the wins, and tough losses, into order for you.

A Look at Western Basketball

Ben Masselli, Staff Writer

February 8, 2015


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Western Basketball has a history of being one of the best teams in the area, this season was no different for the Warriors. Western had a complete overhaul in its lineup from last winter, graduating all five starters and having to completly rebuild for 2014-15. The Warriors have done just that with ease...

Boys Swimming Win at Conferences

Boys Swimming Win at Conferences

Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Writer

February 7, 2015


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The WAHS boys varsity swim team won the Conference 29 District Championship on Friday, January 30th. They finished ahead of Monticello, Spotswood, Turner Ashby, Broadway, and Waynesboro High School. Their win was convincing finishing 86 points ahead of the second-place Mustangs and 133 points ahead of...

Girls Basketball Team Perseveres Through Tough Season

Girls Basketball Team Perseveres Through Tough Season

Valerie Hajek, Staff Writer

February 6, 2015


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The girls’ basketball season has had a tough time with many of their players becoming injured during the season. However, the team has managed to defeat many of the other teams in the area establishing themselves as a real threat. Their season stands at 6-9 currently, and they’re hoping to improve...

WAHS Boys Basketball faces Albemarle

WAHS Boys Basketball faces Albemarle

Alex Lehmbeck, Sports Editor

February 6, 2015


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The Western Albemarle boys varsity basketball team squares off tonight, February 6 against their biggest foes, the Albemarle Patriots. While WAHS does have intense rivalries with Charlottesville and Monticello, none is more hyped than AHS. The first matchup of the season between the two enemies was...

Home Court Advantage

Alex Lehmbeck, Sports Editor

February 6, 2015


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WAHS Boys varsity basketball has won 16 consecutive district games at home. Warrior gym has been the spot of many Western wins the past few years. Here is a tour of the gym.

Indoor Track Looks to Finish Strong

Indoor Track Looks to Finish Strong

Ben Masselli, Staff Writer

February 6, 2015


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The end of the season is near for the Western indoor track team. Both the boys and girls have had a strong season together and hope to continue their strong running deep into the postseason. At the Jefferson District invitational, Western had a number of great finishes in all different areas of the meet. The...