Teacher appreciation match inspires wrestlers

As he walked under the spotlight, junior Jackson Chandler saw his favorite teacher, Rebecca Hanson, sitting beside his coaches on the bench. He knew that she was there to support him no matter the outcome of...

Player of the week: Gwyneth Bell

The West Henderson women’s basketball team lost to the Enka High Jets on Wednesday, Jan. 2 at home. Finishing the first half with a score of 43-8, the Lady Falcons returned to the court and fought to end the...

Junior scores thousandth career point

One of the biggest achievements any basketball player can get is scoring 1,000 points for their team. This requires the player to put in time and effort, and for them to have been starting for most of their...

Junior achieves 100 and counting

Alec Baynard, junior, beat his personal goal of 100 wrestling wins on Jan. 2 when he pinned his opponent in the gymnasium of North Henderson High School. “After I got my 100th match, I came off the mat...

West to host Falcon Frenzy this weekend

West Henderson has now hosted one of the biggest wrestling tournaments in North Carolina, the Falcon Frenzy, for 21 years. “The Falcon,” as it is called by the West wrestling team, has been a major source...

Player of the Week: Josh Nesbitt

The West Henderson wrestling team is off to a hot start with a dominating win against McDowell, 52-26. The team has no shortage of leadership and experience, with seniors Dillon Higgins, Cody Shamburger,...

Students put aside rivalry for bigger cause

Tonight, Friday, Nov. 30, the West Henderson Falcons will travel to East Henderson to take on the Eagles. Although this is usually an intense rivalry game for both teams, East made their student section theme...