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The Student News Site of Olathe West High School

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The Student News Site of Olathe West High School

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After winning State last season, the girls cross country team is hopeful for another successful season.

After Winning State Championship, OW Cross Country Starts New Season on a High Note

Meredith McCalmon, Writer September 23, 2021

The Cross Country team took home a State Championship title last season, which was no small feat for a team only a few years old.  “We were a very young team, and we still kind of are a pretty...

Photo by Scott Aldrich, taken Sept. 7 after the Olathe Cup

More Recognition for Olathe West’s Golf Team

Addison Smith, Writer September 17, 2021

Olathe West is known for its many popular sports teams such as basketball, soccer, and most importantly football. But West also has several sports that don’t always attract the most attention or biggest...

Varsity Football Trains to Prepare for the Season

Varsity Football Trains to Prepare for the Season

Diamonique Naert-Jimenez, Writer September 2, 2021

The football season is right around the corner, so grab your friends and bring out your face paint. Varsity has been preparing all summer, and their first official game is Friday, Sept. 3. Kickoff against...

Cross Country is getting ready for this season, starting training in summer.

Cross Country: Back and Better Than Ever

Emily Harter, Writer August 27, 2021

During the 2020 fall season, the girl's cross country team won the State Competition despite the setback of COVID. For the 2021 season, the team is looking to accomplish even more than last year. The team...

Peter Marshall pitches during the JV and C-team scrimmage.

Spring Sports Preview 2021

Sydney Brown, Editor-in-Chief March 26, 2021

It's March, which means the beginning of spring sports season. All teams started tryouts and practices this past week in preparation for a full season this year. There have been some changes, just...

Olathe West Girls Basketball Heads to Sub State Tournament

Olathe West Girls Basketball Heads to Sub State Tournament

Emily Harter, Writer March 3, 2021

The lady owls will play their first sub-State game in an effort to secure a spot at state. The girls will face off against Lawrence High School on Wednesday, March 3.  The team is able to host the...

Junior Connor Shepherd reaches the fall preparing for a flip turn during the 200 meter freestyle.

Boys Swimming: How a Bigger Team has Affected Their Season

Sydney Brown, Editor-in-Chief January 27, 2021

This season, the boys swim team has their biggest team yet. With 25 swimmers, the team has been winning meets and is making their way to the State Championship at the end of the season.  Because...

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

Start of Basketball Season: First Varsity Game Rundown

Sydney Brown, Editor-in-Chief 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...

Patriots player kneels before game during national anthem among other teammates.

Olathe West Football Speaks on Black Lives Matter

Emily Harter, writer 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...

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

Continuing Fall Sports: Inside Look From Admin

Sydney Brown, Editor-in-Chief 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

Sydney Brown, Editor N Chief 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....

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