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The Catalyst

The Student News Site of Millard West High School

The Catalyst

Four-star recruit Kaden Magwood celebrates a big three against Utah Prospects 17u.

Talent flies to Omaha

Wyatt Carmichael, staff reporter
May 1, 2024
Junior Carter Laborde setting up to get an easy layup. We started the game out very physical, and the score reflected that at the start of the game, Laborde said. It was a very emotional loss for the team because it was the last game of the season.

Wildcats last game of the year

Holden Clausen, Staff Reporter
March 25, 2024
Driving against the Millard North defender, junior guard Reece Carson goes for the baseline basket. Carson would finish 14 points on the night, including the huge three to tie the game. “We just have to play to our strengths sometimes,” Carson said. “When we did, we scored and took the lead. Once we did too much and tried to get too fancy, we started to struggle.”

Wildcats unable to tame Mustangs

Logan Moseley, Broadcast Editor-In-Chief
February 23, 2024
Guard Norah Gessert going for the steal against the Bellevue West Thunderbirds. Gessert intercepted the pass from number eight. Millard West was up 38-23. She would then go for a fastbreak ending in a layup to put the Wildcats up 40-23. “They contribute in a lot of ways,” Kruger said. “One way they contribute is the obvious on the court production that you see, in points, rebounds, block shots and steals. They have had a big step up from last year.”

Twin Cats

Mohammad Khan, Staff Reporter
January 26, 2024
Late in the game, freshman Kylee Millard runs the offense. With the Wildcats having a big lead coach made a point to get everybody in the game. “It is important, of course there are JV games but it’s not the same thing,” head coach Marc Kruger said. “Getting them out there with a chance to prove themselves to us coaches is important. It can lead to them possibly getting a larger role when we need bench players to set up.”

Wildcats survive the Storm

Nathan Delaney, Staff Reporter
December 20, 2023
Senior guard Tag Carmichael squares up against a Bellevue East defender during his game against the Chieftains. Carmichael had three points in the 58-50 win, as well as three rebounds, one assist, two steals and a block. “My job isnt always to score points,” Carmichael said. “I need to go out and fight for those rebounds, but also get the ball to our playmakers.”

Winning weekend

Logan Moseley, MWHS Wildcat News Editor In Chief
December 20, 2023
Nebraska plays their first non-home game at a neutral site against the Oregon State Beavers, at the Pentagon in Sioux Falls, SD. They Dominate the game and take the victory 84-63.

Red hot start for the Big Red

Holden Clausen, Staff Reporter
December 11, 2023
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