Baseball team headed to playoffs

The West Henderson Falcons baseball team defeated the Asheville Cougars in the first round of playoffs with a 6-3 win on May 2. They are now moving on to the second round of playoffs to take on Northwest...

Player of the Week: Claire Johnson

The West softball team has had their challenges this year, but said they are optimistic about the rest of the season. The team, consisting of primarily upperclassman, is full of depth and potential, according...

Tailgate to be held April 23

West Henderson High School’s faculty will be hosting a tailgate tomorrow, April 23, from 5 to 8 p.m. to encourage students to attend the three home sporting events. The event was organized by history...

Player of the Week: Branson Smith

Junior Branson Smith is 12-1 on the season, with his only loss to the reigning 3A state champion. In the last match against T.C. Roberson, Smith beat Senior Noah Dohle twice, 6-4, 7-5, in both matches. Dohle...

Tennis coach achieves 200th win

Tennis teams at West Henderson have been lead and expanded upon for nine years by coach Alan Combs, who reached a 200-win milestone on Thursday, March 28 at a match against Erwin. “After you coach long...

Preview: Baseball vs North

West’s baseball team will be playing the North Henderson Knights tonight, April 2, at 7 p.m. at home. The Falcons are currently 5-6, and the Knights are 4-8. “From what I’ve seen, (North’s team) is...

Color Run to take place March 30

The Color Run 5K will take place Saturday, March 30 at West Henderson High School, hosted by the track team. At 8:30 a.m., the kids’ fun run will start, while the actual 5K will take place at 9:15....

Drawdown fundraiser to start March 30

West Henderson’s fourth annual Drawdown fundraiser will start Saturday, March 30 at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria and auditorium. All proceeds will go to all athletic programs at West; participants choose which...

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...