WHIRLWIND

Under the Radar

Coral CwmCwlamare

January 24, 2020

Football, soccer, golf, water polo, tennis, and lacrosse are all examples of school sponsored sports. Some students, however, wander off the beaten path and play sports not offered by the school. From curling to roller skating,...

A Swimming Situation

January 9, 2020

Junior Sam Cuzick has been competitively swimming since she was in third grade, totaling nine years. She opened up about a situation she experienced during her freshman year. Cuzick had sprained her wrist before a swim meet,...

A Guide to Game Day

Caleb Hart Ewan Murray

December 3, 2019

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Play, Promote, Get Paid

Melia Rasmussen

November 25, 2019

You walk by a student in the hallway wearing a steel gray Seattle Seahawks Russel Wilson jersey with a light gray three outlined in neon green. Another student passes, wearing a replica National Women’s Soccer player Alex Mo...

Stadium Renovations

Melia Rasmussen

November 25, 2019

Track season of my freshman year was kicking off in early April. Every practice, after two warm up laps and stretches, my teammates and I would throw our unnecessary layers of clothing up on the bleachers to get practice start...

Weekly Start Athlete

November 25, 2019

Out of all the runners on the cross-country team, who’s the Weekly Star Athlete? I asked the two coaches on the team, and freshman Peighton Markwood came up repeatedly with positive comments. She's this week's Star Athlete!...

Civil War Photo Gallery

Aiyana Noelani

November 22, 2019

The West and South Albany high school football teams went head-to-head in a Civil War on Friday, September 27. A pre-game tailgate was hosted at West, welcoming student spectators from both high schools to come together before...

2019 OSAA State Championship Cross-Country Meet

Melia Rasmussen

November 15, 2019

The OSAA 5A State Championship cross-country meet kicked off with the first race of all female runners in 5A Division high schools on Saturday, Nov. 9 at Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon. The race started at 1:45 p.m....

Fresh on the Field

Melia Rasmussen

October 21, 2019

How much does a person need to know about football in order to start playing it? Do they need to know what a first down is and why it’s important? Do they need to know what sacking the quarterback means? What position a lineback...

Varsity girls soccer defeat Lebanon 3-1

Caleb Hart, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

The Lebanon Warriors hosted the West Albany Bulldogs varsity girls soccer game on Oct. 3 in a district matchup. With the Bulldogs striking early, the Warriors came back to tie it 1-1 going into halftime. After a quick pep tal...

Varsity Girls Soccer Game Preview

Melia Rasmussen

October 14, 2019

     The varsity girls soccer team is playing against the Central High School Panthers in an away conference game at their home turf at Independence, OR on Tuesday, October 15, starting at 7 p.m. The team is 6-1 in their c...

Harrier Classic XC Meet

October 10, 2019

High school cross-country runners met at Bryant Park in Albany on Saturday, October 5, for the 16th Annual Harrier Classic, hosted by South Albany High School. The Freshmen/Sophomore girls who were not on varsity ran first, follo...

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