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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

The Wildcats were able to secure their first win early in the season. Coaches saw a lot of improvement from the first 2 losses to Millard South and Omaha North. “We didnt really do anything outstanding - everyone just did their job on each individual play,” said coach Kirk Peterson. “In terms of improvement - fundamentals - games are won when teams are fundamentally sound - line up correctly and know and complete your assignment in all three phases of the game.”

Wildcats blowout the Bulldogs

Reece Straley, Staff Reporter
September 14, 2022
Early in the game, the Spartans took the lead and gave the Wildcats a complication. This made Millard West adjust their gameplay to stop Lincoln East’s shots. “Their best player started out scoring the first seven points,” coach William Morrison said. “Most games start off close in the first quarter, so we weren’t worried. We made an adjustment to how we guarded him, and it seemed to work.”

The streak continues

Garrett Wilcoxen, Staff Reporter
February 5, 2021

Wildcats battle the Storm

Evan Vaslow, Staff Reporter
January 14, 2021
The varsity team strikes their first pose in their Tumbling, Non-Building routine. For their first competition of the season being completely virtual, the girls look forward to hopefully being able to compete in person. “I think it makes it a little harder to get a feel for what a comp day is really like, especially for the freshman,” senior Delaney Cutler said. “Luckily on the showcase night, we had a good amount of people in the crowd yelling with us which really helped us out.”

Shout for your team

Jasmine Hermosillo-Padilla, Editor-in-Chief Catalyst Online
November 19, 2020
Millard West players celebrating after a home run hit by junior Bella Bacon. She had over five home runs this year. “I feel like we did a good job of staying positive and together even through our schedule was very tough,” senior Hannah Roberts said. “We could have done better, but we had good chemistry and effort all season.”

Ups and downs

Jonathan Willis, Striv Executive Producer
October 27, 2020
The Millard West Varsity Cheer team poses with their division winner banner along with their first place trophy.

Get wild for the Cats

Jasmine Hermosillo-Padilla, Online Editor
November 26, 2019
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