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Fantasy Sports

January 14, 2019 2:27pm | Nick White-Palkowski

Fantasy Sports: a type of game in which participants partake as general managers for their own virtual teams. In 2017 an approximate 59.3 million people participated in Fantasy sports, and people who don’t play are wondering: why? People have been playing fantasy sports for as […]

Crossing Paths with State

December 14, 2018 2:21pm | Molly Thomas

While most students were busy celebrating Halloween weekend, Grady Davis and Jordyn Nyenhuis, both first time state qualifiers, headed up to Wisconsin Rapids to run at the WIAA state cross country meet on October 27th. Davis’ journey to get to this point was most definitely […]

Diving Into Swim Season

October 26, 2018 1:01pm | Molly Thomas

From the powerhouse program that shaped graduated state medalists Dailey Albino, Paige Pelican, and Sarah Hamilton: New Berlin West girls swim and dive team welcomed a new coach this year, James Jensen. Jensen was a college swimmer and has been coaching swimming for six years. […]

Senior Athletes Begin Next Chapter

May 31, 2018 7:32pm | Melissa Grusczynski

Although it may seem difficult to move on to the collegiate level to play sports, the New Berlin West graduating class of 2018 is a prime example of how well hard-work pays off, with 11 seniors moving on to play at the collegiate level. Dailey […]

Track & Field Springs From Division 1 To Division 2

May 3, 2018 7:48pm | Molly Thomas

Track season 2018 is coming sooner and faster than one would think. This season is different than many others because our school track has switched from competing in division one to division two. This changes the game for NBW track and field.   “I like […]

The Guide To Being Joocy

May 1, 2018 7:22pm | Joey Radish

All humans are given special abilities at birth. To improve those abilities, they have to exercise, get strong, get joocy, and stay healthy. The word joocy is a made up word, created to mean the same thing as succulent and strong. The reason some may […]

Tennis Preview 2018

April 11, 2018 7:19pm | Dylan Duke and Tyler Torosian

Spring is always an exciting time of the year for New Berlin West athletics. With the start of girls softball, track and field, boys baseball and boys tennis, West looks to make it a big spring. Boys tennis at New Berlin West is often overlooked […]

The Cheer Debate

February 2, 2018 8:25pm | Katelyn Kugler

For years, people have been picking sides on the great cheer debate. Some will consider the game of chess a sport, but the performing of stunts, tumbling, and high-energy routines to be the opposite. There is no doubt that cheerleading takes a great deal of […]

Wrestling into the postseason

January 16, 2018 8:30pm | Josh Pike

Wrestling is something that often doesn’t get as many fans cheering compared to other sports like football and basketball, but it is a sport that definitely deserves recognition. So far this year, the New Berlin Wrestling  team has competed in dual meets and multiple tournaments. […]

WIAA conference realignment creates controversy

June 8, 2017 6:04pm | Katey Devine

Change. A word embraced by some, but dreaded by others. Change in the form of conference realignment is not a new concept here in Southeastern Wisconsin. Conferences commonly become realigned as some schools leave and others join. In 2012, our own Woodland Conference saw a […]