Teacher Athletes

August 7, 2019

Many students after high school want to or plan on pursuing a college sport. Here are three teachers who have had experience playing a college sport:     Name:  Ken Benson College played for: Butler Cou...

Drake Mattis Bracketology March 9

Drake Mattis, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2017

March Madness officially begins this Sunday when the 2017 NCAA Tournament field will be released. But who wants to wait two more days? Click the following link to see Drake's take on what the tournament would look like if it...

Questions to ask your college roommate

Emily Beiter, College Advice Extraordinaire

April 29, 2014

It's that time of the year where seniors are getting their housing arrangements next year at universities across the country. Being forced to share a room with someone you probably don't know can be tricky, but here are some questions...

Ways to have the best college experience ever

Emily Beiter, College Advice Extraordinaire

April 28, 2014

For all the seniors headed to college, anxiety about getting ready for the new chapter in your life is typical. Luckily, here's a list of ways to prepare for college: 1. Keep dorm decorations to a minimum Moving in with...

Seniors Leaving West

Madison McDaniel

April 14, 2014

The 2013-2014 school year is coming to an end and seniors will be leaving before we know it. Many seniors have already started to prepare for the transition from high school to college, or the various directions they want to go...

UCONN wins 2014 National Championship

Skyler Stuke, Reporter

April 8, 2014

In a game featuring the highest combined seeds in the history of the national championship game, the Connecticut Huskies defeated the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 at AT&T Stadium in North Texas to win the school’s fourth NCAA...


Emily Beiter, Writer

February 20, 2014

Some days it just hits you: whoa, I'm graduating in less than three months. It's a weird feeling I don't think I've quite accepted yet, knowing that the largest part of my life for the past 13 years will be over in just 11...

Justin Hobbs signed to play football at Tulsa.

Gallery: Signing Day

February 18, 2014

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