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Start of Basketball Season: First Varsity Game Rundown

After a turnover of the ball, junior Terique Suwareh dribbles the ball up the court, staying aware of the Barstow defense.
December 8, 2020

Last Friday night, winter basketball season kicked off with both boys and girls varsity playing at home. After discussions about canceling or postponing winter sports in Johnson County, winter sports...

Olathe West Football Speaks on Black Lives Matter

Patriots player kneels before game during national anthem among other teammates.
October 30, 2020

On Aug. 26 2016, former San Francisco 49er’s player, Colin Kapernick, kneeled during the National anthem to protest racial inequality and the oppression of Black people in America. Kapernick’s protest...

Continuing Fall Sports: Inside Look From Admin

First home football game of the season against ONW, families of players are required to social distance and wear masks during the game.
October 13, 2020

As Olathe West heads into week 6 of sports this fall season, everything is carrying on as planned with the COVID-19 protocols. The tickets are still limited per player family and only family is allowed...

Cancelled Spring Sports, and their Seniors

Cancelled Spring Sports, and their Seniors
May 4, 2020

Recently, Kansas students found out that they would not be returning to school for the rest of the year. With this news, spring athletes had to say goodbye to their seasons which had not even started....

Makayla Rivera Lays the Foundation for Future Girl Wrestlers

Makayla Rivera leaves the first of many handprints on the wallf of Olateh West to commemorate her work through the wrestling season.
May 4, 2020

Like other high schools, West has offered wrestling as a boys sport, but this year introduced girls wrestling as well. However, their season was anything but novice, as many girls advanced to place in...

Wrestlers Compete at State, Including Girls for the First Time

Wrestlers Compete at State, Including Girls for the First Time
March 6, 2020

Every year, wrestlers who place in the top eight at the regional tournament have the privilege of qualifying for the state tournament in Wichita. This year was unique, however, because for the first time,...

Photo Slideshow: Girls Basketball vs. Gardner Edgerton

Junior Mackenzie Hart drives towards the basket to score a layup.
February 27, 2020

Tuesday, Feb. 18, the girls varsity basketball team won against Gardner Edgerton 80-43. This moved their record to 13-3 and keeps their Sunflower League record spotless. The girls also won versus Olathe...

Scrimmage Kicks off Basketball Season

Sophomore Alexis Newman jumps for the ball at tip off to start the game.
December 6, 2019

The boys and girls basketball teams held scrimmages on Monday, pitting their varsity teams against the JV teams and the C teams against the D teams. Both teams are optimistic for the coming seasons,...

Boys Soccer Takes State Title

The soccer team poses with their state championship medals, trophy, and winning tournament poster.
November 12, 2019

Boys soccer won the Kansas state championship this past Saturday against Blue Valley West with a score of 2-1. The first goal being scored by junior Henry Curnow and the second by senior Jony Munoz. “It’s...

Football Faces Mill Valley in Regional Round of State Playoffs

Football Faces Mill Valley in Regional Round of State Playoffs
November 8, 2019

Today at 7 p.m., the varsity football team heads to Shawnee to suit up to face the Mill Valley Cougars in the regional round of the state tournament. Coming off of a comfortable victory over Topeka...

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