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Opinion: Le’veon Bell Deserves His Money and He Needs it Now

Opinion: Le’veon Bell Deserves His Money and He Needs it Now

Peyton Carley, Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’veon Bell has yet to join his team this season. After six weeks of football, the Steelers are now into their bye week, but are still without their All-Pro runner because Bell and the Steelers were unable to sign a long-term contract extension this off-season. Prio...

Opinion: Colin Kaepernick Ad is a Bad Move By Nike

Opinion: Colin Kaepernick Ad is a Bad Move By Nike

Peyton Carley

October 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

On Sept. 7, Nike released its 30th Anniversary Campaign of the “Just Do It” slogan. The face chosen for that advertisement was Colin Kaepernick. The Billboard features a picture of Kaepernick with the quote, “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.” Colin Kaepernick became one...

Homecoming Double-Header

Homecoming Double-Header

Paige Snider and Peyton Carley

September 25, 2018


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On Friday, Sept. 22, Olathe West had its first ever Homecoming Double Header against Shawnee Mission North. This means that while traditionally only a Homecoming football game is played, West played a Varsity Boys Soccer game at 5 p.m. followed by a Varsity Boys Football game at 7:30 p.m., both against...

Improvement is Key for Olathe West Boys Tennis

Improvement is Key for Olathe West Boys Tennis

Peyton Carley

April 10, 2018


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As Spring slowly rolls in, Olathe West's spring sports are kicking off. This features baseball, softball, girls soccer, and more. Among these spring sports is boys tennis. The team has a JV and Varsity team, and have players of skill levels starting at beginners, all the way through advanced and experienced...

OW Basketball Season Wrap-Up

OW Basketball Season Wrap-Up

Peyton Carley

March 9, 2018


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Olathe West’s first varsity basketball season showed us a first glimpse of what students can look forward to in the future for the team. Although the record shows 10-12, the boys basketball squad notched big wins over Olathe Northwest, De Soto, and two wins over Turner. With one word, Head Coach Bradley B...

Olathe West Baseball Season Preview

Olathe West Baseball Season Preview

February 23, 2018


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With a new school, comes new opportunities in sports, classes, clubs, and friends.  Students will still have plenty of opportunities to attend school sporting events. With winter sports coming to an end, spring sports are just around the corner.  The Olathe West baseball team will hold tryouts on Feb. 26-29 to...

Falling into Sports: Volleyball

Falling into Sports: Volleyball

Hannah Snakenberg, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


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Olathe West's first volleyball season came to an end last Saturday, October 21, with Varsity's sub-state game at Pittsburg High School.   This new program was created by head Varsity coach Amy Hoffsommer. She described her experiences starting a new program.   “[This year was] an ex...

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