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Students Get Involved With March Madness

Students Get Involved With March Madness

Maddy Harr, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
Filed under Sports

March is a well known month all around the world for one reason, March Madness. At West Salem High School many students filled out brackets, even during class.  “There was a lot of good teams. This year was very balanced field,” said Lukas Kelsey, a junior at West Salem. Students had a hard time th...

Swim Team

Chris Torres, Staff Reporter
February 7, 2017
Filed under In Other News, Showcase, Sports

Due to the cold weather, West Salem students are not thinking about swimming right now. Despite three students are working together to create a swim team together. Freshmen Zach Friell, Maggie Cronk, and Taylor Hennessey approached West Salem High School athletic director Jordan Gilge with the idea of s...

West Salem co-op gymnastics team on top of state

West Salem co-op gymnastics team on top of state

Sarah Waara, Special Correspondent with the Coulee News
January 5, 2017
Filed under In Other News, Sports

Missing out on a chance to compete for a WIAA Division 2 state championship by one-sixth of a point last season has added some drive into the West Salem co-op gymnastics team. That is reflected in the way the team has started the season — on top of the state. West Salem opene...

“I Don’t Dance”

“I Don’t Dance”

Abby Maliszewski, Editor in Chief
December 7, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Dance Team and Basketball Team partnered up to raise money for their organizations in the 1st Annual Dunks and Dégagés event. On Sunday, December 4th, the two teams came together and held the dance recital in the Heider Center. The Dance Team members each created a dance and taught a member of...

West Salem Sports Referendum Passed

Katie Maliszewski, Staff Reporter
November 21, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Cracked cement, broken nets, not enough seating, all of these things are problems with the West Salem sports facilities. Luckily, the November 8 referendum passed to update these issues. “This was a needed update for several reasons,” says West Salem Athletic Director Jordan Gilge. The sports facilities need ...

Marshal Plunkett Hockey

Marshal Plunkett Hockey

Keelyn Olson, Staff Writer
September 30, 2016
Filed under In Other News, News, Showcase, Sports, Student Life, Uncategorized

Marshal Plunkett,  a 17 year old Senior at West Salem High School,  has been playing hockey for more than 10 years. Plunkett was drafted into the North American Hockey League's Fairbanks Ice Dogs last year at age 16. Throughout the years, Plunkett has been in a lot of different teams and has traveled...

WRESTLING: Jan. 6 local honor roll

January 7, 2016
Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

106: Jon Bailey (Sparta) 19-2, .905; Jansen McClelland (Viroqua) 15-2, .882; Seth Lisowski (Arcadia) 16-3, .842; Reid Koenig (Prairie du Chien) 15-3, .833; Jack Marley (Melrose-Mindoro/G-E-T) 15-3, .833. 113: Josh Weigel (La Crescent) 11-1, .917; Tanner Klar (Arcadia) 11-5, .688; Todd Werner (Central)...

AP STATE BOYS AND GIRLS POLLS

January 7, 2016
Filed under Sports

BOYS STATE POLL The Associated Press The Associated Press Wisconsin prep basketball poll for the week of Jan. 5, with first-place votes in parentheses, record, total points, as voted upon by a statewide panel of sports writers and broadcasters: Division 1 School;Record;Points 1. Stevens Point (8);9-0;80 2. Sheb...

In Enemy Territory: What It’s Like Cheering for Duke in Badger Country

In Enemy Territory: What It’s Like Cheering for Duke in Badger Country

Josh Maliszewski, Staff Writer
April 24, 2015
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The NCAA Tournament was the center of attention across the country from March 19 through April 6. The tournament ended with the Duke Blue Devils beating the Wisconsin Badgers in a highly competitive game, 68-63. The win gave the Blue Devils their fifth national championship as a program. It was also the ...

“But the Tournament’s On”

Josh Maliszewski, Staff Writerq
April 8, 2015
Filed under Sports

Workplace productivity goes down around the first week of March Madness. Does the decline in productivity trickle down to the high school? As the March Madness games begin, students all over the high school put down their pencils and pull up games on their computers. “I can watch the games on my c...

March Madness by the Numbers

Josh Maliszewski, Staff Writer
April 2, 2015
Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

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