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Junior pitcher Dylan Swiercek delivers a pitch during the middle innings. Swiercek’s 58 pitches resulted in four strikeouts, and one hit en route to the 6-1 win over Millard North. “It was good to go out and compete for coach Frey’s 300th win,” Swiercek said. “You know a rival like North with a former coach of ours was obviously highly anticipated.”

Pitching past the Ponies

Sam Whittaker, Staff Reporter
April 15, 2024
Streaking down the sideline while getting his first Pick-6 of his career, senior defensive back Jace Ingebretson sprints towards the endzone to put the Wildcats up 42-14 over the rival Millard North Mustangs. “I made a play at the right time,” Ingebretson said. “I gotta give credit to the guys in front, and create an open lane for me to score.”

Millard West beats down on Millard North

Logan Moseley, MWHS Wildcat News Editor in Chief
November 3, 2023
Leading the charge on defense, senior defensive back Jon Furgeson rips through the Millard West banner. In what could be the final “Millard v Millard game of his football career, Furgeson was an emotional leader both on and off the field. “It was a pivotal moment for us, especially going into district play,” Furgeson said. “It was important to get that win, especially falling short against Millard South. That win felt good.”

Wildcats beat down on ‘Stangs

Logan Moseley, MWHS Wildcat News Editor-in-Chief
October 6, 2023
Both Varsity bowling teams had a tough fought day at Western Bowl. They both went home 1-1, and are ready to pick back up next week. “For our first duel we did really well, considering we bowled a couple tough teams,” coach Megan Smith said. “Through this, we were able to keep our spirits up, and I’m looking forward to a great season.”

Rolling to a win

Garrett Wilcoxen, Staff Reporter
December 9, 2021
Sophomore wide receiver Jackson Williams goes up for a tough catch against the Mustangs. The Wildcats would go on to win the game 56-31. We really used the momentum of the crowd to get us going, Williams said. Theyre a tough opponent to go up against and Im happy for the team to get our first win.

Taming the Mustangs

Miguel Paredes Reyes, Co-Broadcast Editor-in-Chief, Co-STRIV Executive Producer
September 15, 2021
Senior Hunter Sallis puts on the Gonzaga gear for the announcement of his commitment. Sallis averaged 22.2 points per game and won the state championship in his senior year. “I was very glad to hear Hunter is going to Gonzaga because of the high success of their program and also because of getting to know their coaches well,” Millard North head coach Tim Cannon said. “Hunter has meant a lot to me because he is a very good person besides a great player and he has meant a lot to her program as he has helped raise the level of where we are.”

Sallis makes his decision

Jonathan Willis, Striv Executive Producer
April 1, 2021
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