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Boy’s Varsity Basketball Falls to Saugus

Boy’s Varsity Basketball Falls to Saugus

Skijler Hutson, Design Editor

February 2, 2018


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Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018: On their home basketball game against the Saugus Centurions, West Ranch Varsity Boys lost 57-80. The difference was close in the beginning with Saugus only winning 23-26 at the end of the first quarter but the divide kept widening with the end of each subsequent quarter. By the...

Girls Basketball Defeats Golden Valley in a Close Game

Jasleen Arora, Staff Writer

January 26, 2018


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Yesterday the girls basketball team won their first league game against Golden Valley High School. The game got off to a quick start and both teams stayed neck and neck throughout all four quarters. Freshmen Abby Ang and Senior Katie Joiner led the team to victory by setting up plays for their tea...

Girls’ Basketball Falls to Hart 64-38 in Hard Fought Battle

Girls’ Basketball Falls to Hart 64-38 in Hard Fought Battle

Andy Song, Web Editor-In-Chief

January 25, 2018


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On Friday, Jan. 19, our girls basketball team played in another hard-fought game against Hart. The Lady Cats kept the game close from the beginning, countering Hart’s dominant post play with smooth passing and sharp shooting. Eleanor McQuillen led the way on offense, as she consistently grabbed reb...

West Ranch Boys’ Basketball Fall Short to Saugus

West Ranch Boys’ Basketball Fall Short to Saugus

Daniel Lee, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


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   The clock was slowly ticking down. Saugus held possession of the ball and they had 20 seconds to bring it down the court and tie the game. The gym was quiet, but buzzing with anticipation. West Ranch proceeded with full-court press as Saugus in-bounded the ball. The ball made its way down the...

West Ranch Girls’ basketball falls to Saugus

West Ranch Girls’ basketball falls to Saugus

Harneet Arora, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018


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Going into Tuesday’s game, everyone came prepared. The coach came up with a game plan and the team heightened the energy with a roaring chant. “We are going to play a man to man defense, a little bit of zone, and we are going to press them,” said Coach Fandino. “We know they are going to pla...

Girls’ Basketball Falls to Canyon 67-23

Girls’ Basketball Falls to Canyon 67-23

Andy Song, Web Editor-in-Chief

January 16, 2018


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In their first league match of the season, our girls’ basketball team fell 23-67 to Canyon High School. It was a hard-fought game for the Lady Cats, who gave a strong effort on both sides of the ball, but were never able to catch up with Canyon. Seniors Etana Sesay and Katie Joiner provided smooth sh...

Girls Basketball Crushes Calabasas

Girls Basketball Crushes Calabasas

Jasleen Arora, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


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Yesterday the varsity girls basketball team tipped off against Calabasas. At 5:30, it was game time. The two teams stepped onto the court ready to fight. Then, the fight began as the referee threw the ball up in the air. The team started off with a strong 7-0 lead. With a mixture of tight defense an...

The Cowboys without Ezekiel Elliott

The Cowboys without Ezekiel Elliott

Jay Singh, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


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Ezekiel Elliott is one of the best running backs in the NFL, despite only being a second-year player. He is a legitimate superstar in the NFL. But, without Eliott, how will the Cowboys be able to win games? In the few games directly after Elliott’s domestic abuse suspension, the Cowboys have struggle...

West Ranch Soccer Defeats Westlake

West Ranch Soccer Defeats Westlake

Emily Chang and Nicole Augusta

December 8, 2017


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On Tuesday Nov. 21, West Ranch boys soccer played Westlake at the Ranch. West Ranch’s Boys Varsity led the game the entire time, with Daniel Levite scoring in the first half. This launched the team into the momentum that would later allow them to win. In the second half, West Ranch freshman Nico Mart...

Girls Soccer Dominates Burbank

Girls Soccer Dominates Burbank

Harneet Arora, Staff writer

December 5, 2017


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Varsity girls’ soccer kicked off the first day of December with a win 6-0 against Burbank at the Ranch. Within the first 10 minutes of the game, West Ranch scored two goals. They continued to keep up the intensity and scored four more goals throughout the rest of the game. Each player’s desire fo...

Behind the Scenes of West Ranch Cross Country

Behind the Scenes of West Ranch Cross Country

Brooke Johnston and Katie Luo

December 1, 2017


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For most of us, running is a harsh requirement that coaches and P.E. teachers impose on students and is about as enjoyable as walking over hot coals. Some, however, live for the adrenaline that pumps through their veins while sprinting to the finish line. West Ranch is home to a group of talented ind...

Freshmen on Varsity: Jade Sanchez

Freshmen on Varsity: Jade Sanchez

Jasleen Arora, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


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Jade Sanchez steps onto the court with a focused mindset, ready to dominate. Although she is only a freshman, she is notably one of the strongest girls on the team. Her tall stature and skills make her seem threatening on the court. “At first Jade was very shy and definitely a little intimidate...

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