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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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

10/26-11/1 Sports Recap

November 4, 2020 3:44pm | Josh Meyer

10/27: New Berlin United Boys Volleyball vs. West Allis Hale – Sectional Semi-final   United Moves One Step Closer to State Tournament with Win Against West Allis Hale   In their sectional semi-finals matchup, top-seeded New Berlin United faced West Allis Hale, a team that […]

West Football Season in Jeopardy with Multiple Exposures and Game Cancellations

November 3, 2020 4:12pm | James Frankowiak, Josh Meyer

Last week on October 19, the New Berlin West football program was shut down due to a substantial amount of players having exposure to COVID-19 and being forced to quarantine. This lead to a lot of questions surrounding the remainder of the fall sports season, […]

10/19-10/25 West Sports Recap

October 26, 2020 3:40pm | Josh Meyer

10/19: New Berlin United Boys Volleyball vs. Sussex Hamilton:   United Caps off the Regular Season Strong with win against Sussex   On Monday, New Berlin United boys volleyball faced off against Sussex Hamilton in one of their toughest matchups of the year. On most […]

New Berlin West Gets Destroyed by Wauwatosa West, Struggles Continue

October 20, 2020 3:16pm | James Frankowiak, Josh Meyer

Last Friday 10/16, the Vikings squared off in a conference matchup against Wauwatosa West, and it was definitely a night to forget. The Vikings lost 50-7 in a game that didn’t have many positive moments.    Over From the Start  New Berlin West got a […]

Weekly Sports Recap: 9/28–10/3

October 6, 2020 7:21pm | Josh Meyer, Connor Zizzo, James Franckowiak, Jaren Spridco

New Berlin United Volleyball vs. WAC – 9/28: New Berlin United Boys Volleyball Stays Hot, Beats West Allis Central With Ease On Monday night, the New Berlin United Boys Volleyball team took on West Allis Central in their first of two matchups of the night. […]

West football gets crucial opening win over Port Washington

September 29, 2020 4:50pm | Josh Meyer, James Franckowiak

Last Friday, the football team got off to a great start to their season with a 19-6 victory over the Port Washington Pirates. The final score is deceiving, as the game really felt like a blowout for West. For the entire game, West had control […]