Junior commits to Tennessee Tech

On Sunday, Feb. 24, junior Ben Bryson tweeted a surprise announcement regarding his future in the sport of basketball. The West Henderson varsity point guard announced that he has committed to Tennessee Tech...

Recap: West beats North in overtime game

West Henderson High School’s men’s basketball team won a “Raise the Blue” themed overtime game against North Henderson on Tuesday, Feb. 5. During the first quarter, North took an early lead in the...

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...