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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
Junior Colvin Zimmerman dribbles past a Prep player during the 2022-2023 season.

Cat’s ball

Mohammad Khan, Staff Reporter
November 9, 2023
Kerkman and Pockharel are looking up at the ball with Kerkman getting ready to spike the ball.. Elkhorn South had hit it over but it got saved. From that, Pockharel set the sike up. “I think the win was something that we really needed. We had been losing for a while,” Kerkman said. “ We had played them before and last time they beat us and we had to beat them this time.”

Block ‘em

Mohammad Khan, Staff Reporter
November 2, 2023
Senior defensive end Trey Mittelstedt (58) celebrates after a clutch sack on Omaha North junior quarterback Sebastion Circo. Mettelstedt, and the entire Wildcat defense held Circo to just 135 passing yards, and the rest of the Viking offense to 97 rushing yards. “I knew the pressure would eventually get there,” Mettelstedt said. “We are very talented up front, so as long as we followed through, we would hit home and make those plays.”

Wildcats stun Vikings

Logan Moseley, Staff Reporter
September 7, 2023

New renovations at West

Jacob Hargens, Staff Reporter
August 31, 2023
Senior Bobby Joseph working on skills and speed in team drills. Joseph is the starting running back/ wide receiver for the Wildcats. I want to step up and lead this team to the playoffs and hopefully win the championship, Joseph said. Joseph and the wildcats were knocked out of the playoffs in the first round last season, and look to bounce back this year and make it to the championship.

Kicking off the football season

Holden Clausen, Staff Reporter
August 25, 2023
Students have the opportunity to connect with people at jobs. Jobs not only pay students, they offer scholarships and  experience which is arguably better than any form of payment.

Earning education through employment

Eddie Shi, Staff Reporter
March 16, 2023

Hawks take down Wildcats

Logan Moseley, MWHS Wildcat News Editor-in-Chief
November 4, 2022
Softmore Sam burton and Millard west friends Noah Behrens and DJ Schiemann at the heart hero event supporting Sam

Fighting for his heart

Colin Ribaya, Staff Reporter
September 27, 2022
Security Guard Steve Haw poses in the press room at the White House during his time in the Secret Service.

At the epicenter

Halle Opat, Photo Editor
September 8, 2022
Senior Sadie Millard celebrates after becoming the state champion of the 400 meter dash. Millard finished with a time of 56.80 seconds, and added to a strong showing from the girls team all around. “I couldnt be more proud of my teammates,” Millard said. “Each one of them came out and gave their all in each of their races. We have gotten super close this season and I will always be super proud no matter how they run or what place they get.”

State season

Joseph Ebmeier, Staff Reporter
May 23, 2022
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