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Senior Blake Skoumal, and Junior Adam Hahn were both fortunate enough to place high in the meet. Skoumal secured fourth place with a score of 71, and Hahn was not far behind in tenth, with a score of 75. “Overall I left about four shots out there,” senior Blake Skoumal said. “It makes me look forward to the postseason.”

Wildcats battle 13

Garrett Wilcoxen, Staff Reporter
May 7, 2021
Junior Drew Borner celebrates in a game against Gretna in the Metro Tournament. Millard West would win this game 6-1 to advance to play Millard South in the second round. “Most of us hadn’t really played varsity baseball so we had no idea what to expect,” Borner said. “I think we handled it very well. We went through lots of ups and downs, but played our best ball in the games that mattered the most.”

Looking ahead to the postseason

Jonathan Willis, Striv Executive Producer
May 6, 2021
The Millard West Trap Shooting club attended State in Doniphan, Nebraska. The team and coaches were all very proud of their wins at state this year.

Shooting their shot

Brooke Sliva , Staff Reporter
May 4, 2021
Senior Dustin Hatch shoots at state basketball. He played tennis his freshman year, football sophomore through senior basketball all four years and track all four years in order to achieve his Iron Cat award.

More than iron

Jenna Reynolds, Features Editor and Co-anchor
May 4, 2021
The team knew previously they played generally worse on this course than most. The fact they placed fourth at this rough course was a great milestone for the team. “Going into the tournament, the team knew that this has historically been one of our worst tournaments, and in years past we have not performed to our best abilities,” senior Blake Skoumal said. “I was insanely proud of the work the team and I put in, and how it showed here.”

Wildcats take fourth

Garrett Wilcoxen, Staff Reporter
May 3, 2021
Senior Kyan Lodice sizing up a pitch as it is on the way to the catcher’s glove. Lodice had the go ahead hit to the second basemen that led to the Wildcats winning the game. “Now that we are at the end of the season, I am very excited to see where this team is going to go,” Lodice said. “We are playing very solid baseball right now, and I believe there is good potential in this team to make a run in the state tournament.”

Wildcats get revenge

Jonathan Willis, Striv Executive Producer
April 30, 2021
As the Wildcats prepare for their tough close to the regular season there are many things they can work on. The team needs to learn from their mistakes in the seventh innings of this game and use them to improve. “We need to pitch well and play good defense,” Frey said. “Not give up free bases and make them earn their runs.  We need to produce runs when we have runners in scoring position.”

Wildcats take a devastating loss

Joseph Ebmeier, Staff Reporter
April 23, 2021
Junior Jaxson Cahoy threw six scoreless innings for the Wildcats. His 10 strikeouts led Millard West to victory.

Taking care of business

Evan Vaslow, Staff Reporter
April 22, 2021
Senior Kael Dumont pitching in the 5-2 victory against Millard South in the second round of the Metro Tournament. He pitched all seven innings, only allowing the Patriots to score a total of two runs. “It felt like we were finally clicking as a team,” Dumont said. “The week before we went 0-4, so coming out and beating them on Tuesday and then again on Thursday really helped us gel together.”

Successful weekend for the Wildcats

Jonathan Willis, Striv Executive Producer
April 21, 2021
Gonzaga, led by Drew Timme, and Baylor, helped by Mark Vital, lead their respective teams into battle to try and earn each school's first championship in program history. Baylor came off an impressive win over Houston, whereas Gonzaga came off a thriller against UCLA.
Photo by Logan Moseley.

March Madness

Logan Moseley, Staff Reporter
April 19, 2021
Junior Jaxson Cahoy pitching early in the game against Millard South. He finished the day only allowing one hit and 11 strikeouts. “After the four losses, our mentality switched as soon as the week started,” Cahoy said. “I think it meant a lot to the seniors, considering it’s their last year and for the other guys with Millard South being our rival made them want to win just as bad as everyone else.”

Wildcats bounce back

Jonathan Willis, Striv Executive Producer
April 15, 2021
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