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West Basketball Outplays South

West Basketball Outplays South

Todd Potter, Sports Editor January 24, 2017

The West High Warriors Boys’ Basketball team beat the South High Spartans Wednesday night at home with the score 76-56, winning their fourth straight league game. In the first quarter, a large lead was neither built by the Warriors nor the Spartans...

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Tough Battle Between the Warriors and Spartans

Tough Battle Between the Warriors and Spartans

Lili Georges, Staff Writer January 21, 2017

This past Wednesday, West High Girls Soccer played an away game at South, losing 2-3. The team, despite the loss, were proud of their fight against the tough rivals. South was ready to compete straightaway, scoring the first goal of the game in the...

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Warriors Wreck Saxons

Warriors Wreck Saxons

Jack Hogse, Staff Writer January 11, 2017

On January 5th, West High wrestling showed us just how much work they’ve been putting in.  It was the first league duel against North High, and the vigorous athleticism of our school’s capable wrestling team sent the Saxons back home with empty hands. ...

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Anthony Gets Ejected: Needs to Keep Physicality In Check

Anthony Gets Ejected: Needs to Keep Physicality In Check

Omar Rashad, Sports Editor January 2, 2017

Thabo Sefolosha is apparently a really good defender, and Carmelo Anthony made sure all NBA fans knew that when he hit Sefolosha in the face Wednesday night. The New York Knicks faced the Atlanta Hawks for a seat riveting game, going into a competitive...

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Rousey Returns To The Ring

Rousey Returns To The Ring

Barbara Lopez, Entertainment Editor December 30, 2016

The world has seen MMA-fighter Ronda Rousey defeat every opponent she has faced in the ring. In November of 2015, however, that changed when she went down in a second-round knockout from former kick-boxer Holly Holm. More than a year later, Rousey is...

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Feisty Doc Lets Out His Raging Waters

Feisty Doc Lets Out His Raging Waters

Omar Rashad, Sports Editor December 12, 2016

Recently, Los Angeles Clippers’ Head Coach, Doc Rivers, was fined 15,000 dollars for one of the pettiest reasons ever. The action the NBA took was outright insane and a little too much for what little Rivers actually did. It all started with a faulty...

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Warriors Struggle Against Vikings

Warriors Struggle Against Vikings

Tiffany Chen, Staff Writer December 10, 2016

Girl’s Varsity Soccer went head to head against Santa Monica High on Wednesday, December 7th, during their home opener game. The Varsity team had two strong seasons, winning the CIF title in 2014 and 2015, and is hoping to reclaim the title back this...

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The Chase For First Place

The Chase For First Place

Barbara Lopez, Entertainment Editor December 8, 2016

West High Boys’ Cross-Country won second place in state finals at Woodward Park on November 26th. It’s the highest honor for the Cross Country Boys to date -- and although it’s a huge accomplishment, they felt that they could’ve gone the extra...

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Tsunami Warning After 6.9 Earthquake in Japan

Tsunami Warning After 6.9 Earthquake in Japan

Lili Georges, Staff Writer December 3, 2016

This Monday, a 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit the island of Honshu off the coast of Japan. Immediately, tsunami warnings issuing reports of waves ranging from 1 to 3 meters occurred. CNN reported that three people were injured after the earthquake. The...

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Victory or Loss for the Wizards?

Victory or Loss for the Wizards?

Anna Kim, Co-Editor in Chief December 3, 2016

As the Washington Wizards work hard to be the new NBA champions, they celebrated their sixth win of the season on Sunday. They beat the Orlando Magic 94-91, however, a victory was not the only news of the game for them and the fans. On November 27,...

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Brazilian Soccer Team’s Plane Crashes: 71 Dead

Brazilian Soccer Team’s Plane Crashes: 71 Dead

Todd Potter, Sports Editor December 3, 2016

On Monday night, a chartered plane carrying players from a first-division soccer team crashed into the mountains near Medellín, Colombia.  Only six people aboard the plane survived the crash. The 77 passengers on the plane included players of Chapecoense,...

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Basketball Bust Or, Bad Luck?

Basketball Bust Or, Bad Luck?

Barbara Lopez, Entertainment Editor November 22, 2016

Being 7-feet tall with prospective talent at your side is definitely a confidence booster. But even though he’s a perfect fit for the description above, NBA basketball player Greg Oden has declared himself “over” due to knee injuries that have kept...

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