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West pilots newest CHSAA sport: unified bowling

Jackson Morgan, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018

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This year, Greeley West is piloting a new sport called unified bowling. Unified bowling is an official CHSAA sport just like our other athletics programs. The unified bowling season lasts nine weeks and has a regional and state...

Boys tennis team makes recent history with victory over Legacy

Hailey Ortega, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018

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Last Thursday, the Greeley West tennis team played against Legacy. Even though this may seem like a normal 5A Front Range match to most people, it was very important to coach, Mr. Ryan Pace and the rest of the team. If they...

Boys swim team finishes 11th at state

Tyler Holmes, Staff Writer

May 23, 2018

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The Greeley West boys swimming team completed the 5A State Swim Meet and completed its best meet in school history.  In addition to placing 11th as a team (the highest the Spartans have ever placed), CHSAA announced the 5A coach...

Summer opportunities exist for most sports

Tyler Holmes, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018

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For the typical student around the U.S., summer is a nice break from school and everything else in the world. But for a high school athlete, summer is a constant grind of practices, lifting, and games to improve your ability in...

Senior Whyrick places 7th in state discus competition

Jarod Clark, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018

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The 5A State Track meet started this week and Greeley West had a few competitors. Greeley West has been very strong in their girl’s shot put and discus all year. In the prelims, the Spartans’ had two discus throwers finish...

West runners complete first half, full marathons

Megan Battleson, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018

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Like many others, senior Liz Baylon struggled to enjoy a sport that would soon become a passion of hers. “At first I despised running, but eventually I became in love with it,” Baylon said. For many, running can be a horrific...

Wrestlers meet new coach

Brody Clark, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

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The Greeley West wrestling team has had a huge change in their program with longtime coach, Jim Martinez retiring. Martinez spent 11 of his 40 years coaching at Greeley West. With all the achievements that Martinez accomplished,...

Whyrick breaks 35-year old school record in shot put

Brody Clark, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018

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On Saturday, April 7, the Greeley West track team traveled to Lakewood  to compete in the David S. D’Evelyn Invitational. However, this wasn’t the average outcome for the Spartans. Lauren Whyrick, a junior thrower for the...

Football camp set for April 23-28

Brody Clark, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018

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The Greeley West football team is starting its season much earlier than what it has in the past. The Spartans are going to hold a spring camp April 23 to April 28. The camp will be from 7-9 at District 6 stadium. The camp will...

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