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Getting set to shoot, senior Jordan Gassen gets ready to swish a three point shot. Jordan Gasen would finish the game with 12 points and five steals for the Wildcats. “Losing this game was just another opportunity for us to get better as a team,’’ Gassen said. ‘’This game is going to help us prepare for the final weeks of the season. It’s going to be all hands on deck for the rest of the season.’’

Q Street battle

Nathan Delaney, Sports Director
March 4, 2024
Near the point, Wildcat senior defenseman Eddie Patchen readies to fire a shot. Patchen’s two goals in the game propelled the Cats to a 5-2 win, completing the season series sweep over the Millard South Patriots. “It’s always nice to be able to sweep a team in a season, no matter who they are,” Patchen said. “Communicating, passing, and practicing led to results on the powerplay. It just helps us stay motivated and boosts our momentum.”
Photo courtesy of Whittaker Media

Cats claim Q

Sam Whittaker, Staff Reporter
February 22, 2024
Senior second baseman Drew Borner tosses the ball to the pitchers mound at the end of an inning against the Millard South Patriots. The Patriots won 9-5.

Millard West Baseball vs. Millard South 4.12.2022

Evan Vaslow, MWHS Wildcat News co-Editor-in-Chief
April 13, 2022
The Wildcats were able to maintain a close game before halftime. Their goal coming out of the locker rooms was to start fast and stop the patriots opportunities. “I thought we tried to make a few adjustments at half, but obviously it did not work,” assistant coach William Sadowski said. “Every week we try to get better. Every day we try to get better. That is the goal.”

Wildcats fall to the Patriots

Garrett Wilcoxen, Staff Reporter
September 15, 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
Senior Dominic Humm leads the team to a 10 point victory against Millard South. Humm had 13 points including one three-pointer. Overall, it was a fun game, Humm said. It’s always a good feeling to go out and beat your rival team, especially twice in one year. The game started off a little rocky, but we took control of it in the second half and came out on top.

Double domination

Miguel Paredes Reyes, Sports Director
February 5, 2021
Millard West stayed close with the Patriots up until halftime. Meyersick had the catch that gave the Wildcats motivation to play their best throughout the rest of the game. “It was an eye opening game and we have identified things we can improve on,” Meyersick said. “The defense did well with the return of some of our injured players, and the offense got some more juices flowing.”

South takes Q Street

Garrett Wilcoxen, Staff Reporter
September 24, 2020
In attempt to raise the money JCB President Olivia Peterson stands by the bead sale. Selling for a dollar each, the sale raised $150 for the ACS. Events like this are so important for supporting your community and giving back, Peterson said. I would consider the event a success because we are getting the opportunity to put money back i our community.

Jumping through hoops for cancer

Bailey Christensen, Assistant Broadcast Editor
January 15, 2020
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