The Spouses of Coaches 🎀🏈

Jenay Simpson, Ashley Galang, Andrew Martin

February 10, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Sports

High school sweethearts Rodney DuBose (CQ), head coach of Westside High School football team, and Ebony DuBose (CQ), Cheerleading coach at Westside High School, have been married since their senior year in high school. When asked...

Rugby Perseveres

Dylon Cunningham

February 8, 2017

Filed under Sports

Opinion column by Dylon Cunningham:   Westside Rugby has not been able to practice at school this week due to DCPS being meanies. So they have moved to the nearby park: Wheatfield by Jax Heights Elementary school. Though...

Ballin’ On A Budget (Coach Gidcumb)

Kamiah Nelson

February 6, 2017

Filed under Sports

  The athletic director of Westside High School, Jeffrey Gidcumb (CQ), said that the budget for equipment for sports per year averages about $12,500 more or less. He broke it down like this: Security is about $15,000,...

Athletic Preparations

Molly Wall, Dylon Cunningham, and Sophia Gorgonio.

February 2, 2017

Filed under Athletics, Clubs & Activities, Sports, Spotlight

Marathon High coach, Shelby Cunningham (CQ) makes her runners a priority. "I prepare my athletes physically by providing proper nutrition, like healthy snacks." said Cunningham. But Westside Rugby player Damon Moon (CQ) prepar...

Sports Feature #21

Shayla Bertrand and Angela Furlow, visual editor

February 1, 2017

Filed under Sports

Westside High School's Air Force junior ROTC  is  no ordinary sports team. ROTC does have ordinary sports but they have their very own sports inside the program. Here at Westside ROTC has Drill team, Armed drill, Sabre team,...

Locker Room security

Raekwon Peterson

February 1, 2017

Filed under Athletics, Sports

"In order to keep the personals secure, the way we run our locker room is only those people authorized to be in the locker room should be in the locker room. We try to keep our coaches and kids in a proper places during the t...

Fumes in the room

February 1, 2017

Filed under Athletics, Sports

The aroma of Westside Highschool's weight room smells like "sweat,booty and socks" said Alexandrea English (CQ) who is a weight lifter. Soccer player Abraham Mills (CQ) was quoted saying it smelt like "musky balls." The weight...

Sports Feature #18

Patrick Bonnett, Madisen Smith, Rhyannon Mercer, Johnmoises Reglos, Student Writer

February 1, 2017

Filed under Sports

Rodney Dubose [CQ] is not your ordinary gym teacher. He was a tri-athlete in high school playing football, basketball, and track. Surprisingly the torch wasn’t passed down to him. ‘‘My father was a mechanic and my mother...

Off-season come up! By Kennedy & Conrad

Kennedy & Conrad

February 1, 2017

Filed under Sports

It's off season and high school athletes are getting ready for next season. "Main key for the off-season is work harder than ever," said Coach Fred Girgis (CQ). Plenty of rest, watching your diet, and drinking plenty of fluids...


Molly & Dylon

January 27, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Saturday, February 4th, there will be a Rugby game on the football field at @ 2pm against RBMA (River Beach Maratime Academy). This will be their second game of the season so come out and show all your support!! Tickets will...

Basketball Update


January 23, 2017

Filed under Athletics, On Court, Behind the Scenes & In the Crowd, Sports

With our season coming close to an end. We have 2 more games left. January 27 @First Coast & January 31 @Home our last home game against Episcopal School of Jacksonville. These to games are not going to be just a walk in...

Westside Rugby’s 1st game

Bria Ellison

January 17, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Good afternoon Westside family, I just wanted to give everyone a heads up that this Saturday, January 21, 2017 the Westside Rugby Club will be hosting their very first game of the season. The game will be on the football fiel...

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