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West Basketball Shocks Everyone, Upsets Ike in Dramatic Fashion

February 17, 2021 9:13pm | Josh Meyer

Last night, New Berlin West boys basketball pulled off an absolutely stunning victory in the first round of the WIAA playoffs against rival opponent New Berlin Eisenhower. This victory was West’s first time beating Ike since January 2018 after losing seven straight games to them, […]

Lady Vikings’ Solid Start

January 27, 2021 5:13pm | Josh Meyer, James Frankowiak

As they prepare to head into the back end of their season, the New Berlin West Girls’ Basketball team can be very pleased with their very solid start. Right now, they are sitting at 4-3 in conference and an overall record of 8-4, which is […]

Recapping the Packers Season and Previewing their Playoff Run

January 12, 2021 3:52pm | Joey White-Palkowski

The Packers’ impressive regular season performance has allowed them to gain the respect and attention of NFL teams and fans everywhere, as they are now in a position to be one of the top Super Bowl contenders heading into the playoffs. Unexpected events throughout the […]

12/8 – 12/15 New Berlin West Winter Sports Recap

December 16, 2020 4:37pm | Josh Meyer, James Frankowiak

12/8 Boys Basketball vs. Greenfield New Berlin West got their first win against the Greenfield Hawks with a final score of 68-59. West didn’t start the best as they had 28 first-half points and were trailing 30-28 going into halftime. However, the second half was […]

They’re Animani-Back!

December 16, 2020 4:13pm | Ben Radish

After almost 22 years of being gone from our television screens, the Animaniacs are back, but this time on Hulu.   The Animaniacs reboot follows the same original cast from the 90’s show reprising their roles. The story follows the Warner Family as they make […]

Red Is Kinda Sus: Growth of the Popular Game Among Us

December 16, 2020 4:08pm | Olivia Brecklin

Despite being released in June of 2018, the game Among Us exploded into popularity recently with 60 million daily players, according to CNBC.  Among Us is a multiplayer game where up to ten people get together in a space-themed map. There are a certain amount […]

We’re Making a List and Checking it Twice: The Staff’s Favorite Holiday Movies

December 16, 2020 3:41pm | Jaren Spridco

With the holidays right around the corner, there are more signs of winter every day including the cold weather, seasonal food, festive music, and the holiday movies on TV. In the spirit of this time, we have decided to each write about our favorite holiday […]

West Girls Basketball Loses Opener to Rival Ike

December 7, 2020 4:08pm | Josh Meyer, James Frankowiak

New Berlin West Girls Basketball kicked off their season last Tuesday against rival New Berlin Eisenhower. Both of these teams have been very competitive against each other in the past, and it was the more of the same tonight. However, Ike came out on top, […]

Thanksgiving in 2020, A Big Question Mark

November 24, 2020 4:23pm | Tony Seidl, Jaren Spridco

This Thanksgiving is going to be different due to the pandemic. Many people will want to get together with their family this holiday as they have in the past, but it’s not going to be the same this year due to Covid concerns and regulations. […]

West Struggles Again in Loss to Rival Ike

November 10, 2020 3:52pm | Josh Meyer

In the 50th anniversary of the historic New Berlin football rivalry, West took the loss as they continue to tread their way through the disappointing season. Lately, internal struggles with COVID-19 have caused the football team to shutdown for two weeks, which may have further […]