Level the playing field

The field in Johnson Stadium was constructed in the 1960s soon after the school opened. Except for the press box and fieldhouse, few renovations have been made to that area of the campus. That’s about to...

Comeback Kid

Checking into the game with his team down by seven points late in the fourth quarter at home against Tuscola, senior Kole Thomas knew it was up to him to spark a run for his team. Catching a pass from his...

Varsity pitcher opens season with no-hitter

Standing on the mound, junior Ryan Anderson looked around the field, noticing all the eyes on him. Anderson was one out away from throwing a no-hitter in the opening game of the season for the...

Bryson’s young team takes the court

The preseason hype for new head basketball Coach Joey Bryson started the day it was confirmed that he would be the next men’s basketball coach at West. Bryson, the former West standout, was hired following...

Men’s cross country wins conference championship

Senior Dylan Shamburger crossed the line and watched as his cross country teammates finished behind him at the Western North Carolina Athletic Conference championship meet at Western Carolina University....

Home sweet home

Former high school basketball standout returns to alma mater. With 1,782 career points on the basketball court, Joey Bryson left West in 1995 as the school’s all-time leading scorer. This year, 21 years...

Gallery: West vs. Franklin for Senior Night

On Friday Oct. 28 West Henderson played Franklin High School for Senior Night. The Falcons fell 21-10 to the Panthers to contine the season with a 3-7. The Falcons will play at East Henderson on Nov. 4 to...

Lady falcons earn national top 25 ranking

Wins over this past season have added up to 24 as West’s varsity volleyball team went undefeated for the regular season and ranked first in the Western North Carolina Athletic Conference. The team’s...