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Five Bold Predictions for the 2019 MLB Season

Five Bold Predictions for the 2019 MLB Season

Peyton Carley

April 15, 2019


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The 2019 MLB season kicked off last Thursday, March 28. New baseballs are being thrown, new gloves are being broken in, and new playoff contenders appear from the shadows. Everything starts over as a brand new season is upon us. As this new season begins, what are we to expect? Well how about we start...

What to Expect From The NCAA Tournament’s Final Four

What to Expect From The NCAA Tournament’s Final Four

Peyton Carley

April 5, 2019


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Ladies and Gentleman, we have finally made it. The Final Four is here! What a wild ride it has been, but here we go. These four teams have proven their superiority over the rest of the 64-team field, but how do they stack up against each other?   Michigan State v.s. Texas Tech Prediction: Michigan ...

What to Expect in the Sweet 16

What to Expect in the Sweet 16

Peyton Carley

March 28, 2019


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March Madness is arguably the most exciting time of year in sports. A 64 team bracket all playing towards one goal, a National Championship. With upsets and underdogs and Cinderella stories, nothing beats the magic of the NCAA tournament. Where it stands, the Sweet 16 is upon us, and the games to be...

Olathe West Falls to Gardner Edgerton 51-44

Olathe West Falls to Gardner Edgerton 51-44

Peyton Carley

February 22, 2019


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Last Thursday, the Owls were defeated by the Gardner Edgerton Trailblazers. This game would be Gardner’s second straight game away from home, and they will carry in an astounding seven-game win streak. Meanwhile, West came in trying to keep their own success going after getting wins in their last two ...

Girls Basketball on Four Game Winning Streak

Girls Basketball on Four Game Winning Streak

Matt Bice

February 5, 2019


Filed under Photo Slideshows, Sports

The Olathe West girls basketball team won against Hogan Prep with a score of 63-27. The girls play at Lawrence High School at 5 p.m. today, they also play at home 5:30 p.m. on Friday.

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...

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