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Wauwatosa West Hosts Wauwatosa East Boys Basketball on January 17th, 2020

Lucas Metzner, Editor

January 17, 2020

Wauwatosa East and Wauwatosa West, a rivalry that runs deep across all sports. Friday, January 17th, 2020 the rivalry will take to the hardwood. The rivalry is no stranger to a packed house with two student sections filled with hatred for the other. This will be the first of two regular season ...

West Staff Balance Teaching and Coaching

West Staff Balance Teaching and Coaching

Payton Mayer, Izzy Jacobson, and Amirah Cornelius

January 8, 2020

Starting in March, Wauwatosa West Teacher Erin Coogan wakes up every morning with multiple things on her mind. She gets ready to start teaching by 8:00 and by 3:10 is ready to put her feet up and take a breather. However, she is out on the soccer field coaching the JV girls soccer team Monday throug...

7 Wauwatosa West Students Injured in Adam’s County Crash

7 Wauwatosa West Students Injured in Adam’s County Crash

Lucas Metzner, Editor

January 5, 2020

Seven Wauwatosa West seniors were seriously injured in a collision with a semi-truck in rural Adams County the evening of December 22nd, 2019. According to a statement released from the Adams County sheriff, injuries ranged from minor to severe.   Five students were airlifted to the nearest hospital, and two students were transported by ground ambulance.  Acco...

Bowling Team Returns to Wauwatosa

Bowling Team Returns to Wauwatosa

Ethan Peplinski and James Gentil

December 6, 2019

Over 2,000 high school students compete across the state in varsity and junior varsity bowling. Student Kyle Muth has brought back the Wauwatosa West bowling team. The team consists of students from Wauwatosa West, Wauwatosa East, and Martin Luther King (MLK) High School. After many years of not h...

Wauwatosa West Boys Varsity Soccer Moves on to Sectional Semi-Finals

Wauwatosa West Boys Varsity Soccer Moves on to Sectional Semi-Finals

Lucas Metzner and Michael Glaser

October 31, 2019

  The Wauwatosa West Boys Soccer team was supposed to take on Brookfield Central on Thursday, October 31st at 7:00pm. However, due to the heavy snow the match was postponed until Friday, November 1st at 4:00pm. This Sectional Semifinal matchup will take place at Whitman Field. Junior Forwar...

Boys Varsity Soccer to Play in First Playoff Game of Season

Boys Varsity Soccer to Play in First Playoff Game of Season

Lucas Metzner and Michael Glaser

October 25, 2019

Wauwatosa West boys varsity soccer will play at home against Whitnall High School in its first playoff game of the season Saturday October 26th at 4pm.  Varsity ended their regular season with a record of 14 wins, 4 losses, and 4 ties. West won 5 conference games and lost 3. West was 3rd place overall in the...

Wauwatosa West Student Continues to Curl

Wauwatosa West Student Continues to Curl

Hailey Pitcher, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2019

Wisconsin has the largest amount of curlers in the country. Curling is a sport in which players slide stones with handles across the ice to reach a target. Connor Hipke, a student at Wauwatosa West, plays for the Wauwatosa Curling Club.  Curlers like Hipke sweep the ice in front of the stones giving t...

Wauwatosa Blazers Lacrosse Team Increases Knowledge of Sport

Wauwatosa Blazers Lacrosse Team Increases Knowledge of Sport

Sam Wade, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2018

The Wauwatosa Blazers is the lacrosse youth program teams that hopes to create interest and participation in the sport of lacrosse. The Wauwatosa Blazers high school program was started about seven years ago and is currently a co-op of players from Wauwatosa East, West, Wisconsin Lutheran and Ruf...

The Soccer Experience

The Soccer Experience

Katie McCabe

May 16, 2018

The coaching staff for girls soccer at tosa west is all new to start of the 2018 year. After coach Bailey stepped down because of a job transfer, coach Molitor former JV coach was asked to coach varsity this year. This two positions open this year for JV1´s and JV2´s. These positions were filled by c...

Tips to Getting In Shape for Summer

Tips to Getting In Shape for Summer

Caleb Vollmer, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2018

According to the National Youth Physical Activity and Nutrition Study only 12% of high school students getting enough exercise to be in shape. And with all the summer activities like canoeing, volleyball, and swimming kids are wondering what to do to get in shape and look feel their best. With summer...

Competitive Video Gaming “eSports” Team Starts at Tosa West

Competitive Video Gaming “eSports” Team Starts at Tosa West

Sam Wade, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018

Wauwatosa West students now have the opportunity to compete with other schools in the new eSports club founded this year. eSports is the term used to describe competitive gaming. Some of the most popular eSport games at the moment are Counter Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO), League of Legends (Leagu...

Tosa West Dance Team Wins Nationals

Tosa West Dance Team Wins Nationals

Caleb Vollmers

March 23, 2018

Tosa West Dance Team or "TDT" competed at the national dance competition in Ocoee, Florida and won the Contest of Champions medium size Hip Hop dance competition on March 1st   “It was ecstatic, all the work I did payed off. It was a wonderful moment full of screaming and crying". said Co-Leader...

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