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The cheer team performs at state in Topeka.

Olathe West Cheer And Dance Team Compete In State

Maya Gee, Writer December 7, 2023

Olathe West dance competed in State on Friday and cheer competed the following day.  Dance placed eighth out of 18 teams during State. Senior dance team member Lillian Mannis spoke about how she thought...

Varsity girls cross country poses with their hardware after winning their fourth state championship.

Varsity Girls Cross Country Wins State for the Fourth Year in a Row

Reece Young, Writer November 6, 2023

The girls cross country team was able to claim yet another State title on Oct. 28. This is the fourth year in a row, making themthe only girls team in the state to do so.  Senior Bree Newport was one...

Triple Threat: Girls Cross Country Wins Third State Championship

Triple Threat: Girls Cross Country Wins Third State Championship

Corinne Zieg and Caleb Chacon November 5, 2022

On Oct. 29, the girls Cross Country team made history yet again. Competing at Rim Rock Farm, they placed first and gained their third consecutive State title. The team had been dominating many of their...

Girls Wrestling Dominates At State Tournament

Girls Wrestling Dominates At State Tournament

Tyler Burkett April 1, 2021

On Feb. 25, the girls wrestling team drove to Wichita to compete in the state championship, where they won multiple state titles. Sophomore Laney Finazzo, in the 155 pound weight class, and senior Elle...

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...

Wrestlers Compete at State, Including Girls for the First Time

Wrestlers Compete at State, Including Girls for the First Time

Brendan Ulmer 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,...

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

Boys Soccer Takes State Title

Matt Bice, Editor-in-Chief 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

Brendan Ulmer, Writer 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...

Junior Nicco Lopez tries to steal the ball from his opponent.

Boys Varsity Soccer Wins Regionals, Advances to State

Brendan Ulmer, Writer November 6, 2019

As the leaves fall from the trees and their season winds down, the soccer team find themselves proud of their performance and excited about the future. “Yesterday's game, we won 5-0 [against Olathe...

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