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WAHS Football Off to Hot Start

WAHS Football Off to Hot Start

Matt Mandell and Muhannah Hossain
October 19, 2014 • 69 views
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Sitting on a 5-1 record, the Western Albemarle football team won its first five games. The Warriors met their match at Louisa County High School, when Western suffered a 56-26 defeat against the Lions on their homecoming night. The Louisa running game was too much for the Warrior defense as Louisa ball...

The Perfect Drive: Rachel Brown Gives Tips on How to Shoot in Field Hockey

The Perfect Drive: Rachel Brown Gives Tips on How to Shoot in Field Hockey

Ben Masselli, Staff Writer
October 19, 2014 • 85 views
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Most field hockey games come down to one or two goals, which makes every single attempt at scoring crucial to the outcome of the game. To perform a perfect drive in the heat of an intense game one must be confident and under control while still keeping composure to make the drive. It is one of the most...

WAHS Crew Prepares for Fall Season

WAHS Crew Prepares for Fall Season

Alex Lehmbeck, Sports Editor
October 6, 2014 • 39 views
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The Warriors crew team has begun their training for the upcoming season. Myriam Pitts,  has put them on many different workouts.These include using the rowing machine, running, strength and conditioning, and flexibility training. The team is preparing for their first meet on September 29th. It is in...

Field Hockey Starts off Strong

Field Hockey Starts off Strong

Ben Masselli, Staff Writer
September 19, 2014 • 34 views
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The WAHS varsity field hockey team started off the season on a high note with two straight wins. The first victory came against a solid Kettle Run squad. Hannah Plantz and Lily Stoke were producing plenty of offense for the Warriors with each player scoring a goal.  The Warriors also did a great job...

Early Season Success from Varsity Football

Early Season Success from Varsity Football

Matt Mandell and Muhannah Hossain
September 17, 2014 • 79 views
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  The Western Albemarle football team is said to be in a rebuilding year after losing the central Virginia record-breaker Kent Henry and 21 other contributing seniors, but their past two games have proved otherwise. Under the leadership of captains Michael Mullin, Josh Meeks, Logan Sprouse a...

Golf Showing Promise

Golf Showing Promise

Ben Donovan, Staff Writer
September 17, 2014 • 71 views
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Despite the loss, the prospects for this year look bright as the team is returning several starters from last year

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Western Volleyball Teams Dominate

Western Volleyball Teams Dominate

Tim DeSimone, 2nd year Staff Writer
September 17, 2014 • 42 views
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Western Volleyball team travelled to Waynesboro High School to compete in the Mustang invitational volleyball tournament against other area schools, last saturday, the 6th. Western took the gold, winning all 4 matches against Turny Ashby and Monticello, dropping only one set. This thursday, 9/11, the...

Boys Track finishes sixth in State Championship

Boys Track finishes sixth in State Championship

Garrett Hatmaker, Staff Writer
June 9, 2014 • 33 views
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The WAHS Boys Track team finished 6th in the State Championship meet on Saturday. Blake Tolman placed 2nd in the Pole Vault. Nick Adams placed 4th in the Pole Vault. Gannon Willcutts had a 3rd place finish in the 3200 and a 7th in the 1600. Andrew DeJong had a 5th in the 1600. Western’s 4 x 800 team...

Girls Track finishes third in the 3A State meet

Girls Track finishes third in the 3A State meet

Garrett Hatmaker, Staff Writer
June 9, 2014 • 59 views
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The Girls Track Team finished 3rd in the 3A State meet on Saturday.  Congratulations to State champion Annie Taylor in the 1600!  Second place finishers were Lydia Garner in the high jump, Katrina Barredo in the pole vault and the 4x800m relay team of Averi Witt, Chance Masloff, Annie Lorenzoni and...

Warriors Beat Blacksburg to Win Region Championship

from Staff Reports
June 9, 2014 • 33 views
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The Warrior boys soccer team took the region championship with Friday night’s win over Blacksburg, 1-0.   After battling the entire game, Western drew a penalty kick, and Forrest White connected to give the Warriors the winning goal. Western will play Culpeper County in the state semifinals on Friday.

Varsity Baseball

Abby Lohr
June 4, 2014 • 29 views
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Varsity baseball started out strong in their first ten games of the season. With a record of 10-0 at the beginning of May, the Warriors are a definite threat on the field. Sam Hearn, sophomore at Western, and Jack Maynard, senior, are the top pitchers for the team and great contributors for Western t...

Rowing Team

Tim Desimone
June 4, 2014 • 35 views
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This year, Western Crew has been very busy. Competing in five Regattas, Western saw team success, as well as individual accomplishments abound. Senior rower Erin Heald took away some medals, winning the women’s 1x final at the Al-Urquia final, and second in the womens 2x heat 2, at the Smokey-Jacobs...