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March 13, 2018

WHS senior football players advance to collegiate level

Haley Tomasso, R1 News Editor

February 12, 2018

Filed under Sports

As seniors prepare for new journeys to college, several WHS football players will be continuing their athletic careers over the next four years. Juandre House Fitchburg State Univ. Juandre House has been playing football since the third grade. His love ...

His goal is to deny theirs

Samantha Forcht, R3 Op-Ed Editor

February 12, 2018

Filed under Sports

There’s only one hour until junior CJ Duffy takes the ice for the county championship. Duffy puts in his headphones, cancelling out the sounds of the locker room, and gets his priorities for the game in check. Getting mentall...

HackWHS: A mental sport

Anna Masciandaro, Web Editor

February 12, 2018

Filed under Sports

You’ve heard of Major League Baseball, but have you ever heard of Major League Hacking? For many of you, the answer to that question is no. Major League Hacking is a company that runs a student hackathon league, and one of its...

Girls hockey round 2

Jessica Shih, Iris Commentary Editor

January 19, 2018

Filed under Sports

The WHS girls ice hockey team has taken the ice for its second season, skating against opposing high school teams from around the state. ​Because the team hasn’t yet cultivated a strong win streak—though since the season’s start ...

In-town hysteria

Samantha Forcht, R3 Op-Ed Editor

January 19, 2018

Filed under Sports

It’s Saturday afternoon and senior Liam Campanile is doing his pregame stretches while another in-town basketball team is finishing up the last minutes of their game. Thinking about the different shots he will take, or the plays...

A stroke above the competition

Emily Finn and Caitlin Hogge

January 19, 2018

Filed under Sports

The WHS swim program has been known for its dominance in both Union County and the state of New Jersey. Since the turn of the century, Westfield has won 30 county championships and 17 state championships between the boys and girl...

Under pressure: The pros, cons

Samantha Forcht and Nathalie Tucker

December 20, 2017

Filed under Sports

It’s 30 minutes until game time and senior Megan Webber is doing her pregame warmup with her headphones on, blasting her pump-up playlist. As she stretches, Webber thinks to herself, “I can’t choke this game, recruits co...

Managing a slump takes work

Olivia Morrison, Free-Lance Writer

December 20, 2017

Filed under Sports

WHS is filled with athletes who seemingly can outrun everyone, make every jump shot and stick every landing. But what happens when one of these athletes loses their special touch? According to WHS senior Jessie Stern, confidence is rather difficul...

Being ready: the importance of mental and emotional preparation

Caitlin Hogge and Olivia Milford

December 20, 2017

Filed under Sports

Senior Nina Pitre, a member of the WHS girls golf team, gets ready to tee off, nervous as ever, hoping to do well. Thoughts like “Am I good enough?” or “I should’ve done more to prepare” fly around her head. Tryin...

Winter Sports Preview, Part 2

Danny Bracco, R3 Sports Editor

December 8, 2017

Filed under Sports

Boys Basketball Following an 8-14 season, the boys basketball team looks to its seniors to step up after losing many key players once again. Matt LaCorte and Jeff Gagum are gone, yet the senior class is determined to get back ...