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Varsity players pictured with 2024 4A State Runner Up trophy and Coaches Amy Fairchild and Sara Mazzella.

Knights Tennis Goes To The State Championship

Edi Smith, Editor May 1, 2024

The West Lauderdale Tennis Team recently completed the 2024 playoffs, making it to the state championship for the first time in the program’s history. After their third-round win, Coach Amy Fairchild...

Lady Knights Pee-Wee Volleyball

Lady Knights Pee-Wee Volleyball

Ryleigh Turbville April 23, 2024

West Lauderdale volleyball has started a pee-wee team for grades 5-6. These children are coached by the varsity team. The varsity girls have shown exceptional leadership. This is a new opportunity for...

Knights Tennis First-Round Victory

Edi Smith, Editor April 11, 2024

On Friday, April 5, West Lauderdale’s tennis team completed their first-round playoff match with a 7-0 victory over the North Pontotoc Vikings. Sophomore Olivia Shirley and her doubles partner,...

Lady Knights Softball

Lady Knights Softball

Lexi Bryce Vinet, Sports April 5, 2024

After winning the fast-pitch state championship for the first time in school history in 2023, the Lady Knights look to repeat in 2024. They have won the last nine games in a row this season, and their...

Owen Shirley (#13)

The Knights Are Back

Haley Graham, Editor-Sports Writer March 7, 2024

After coming close to being 4A-State Champions just last season, the Knights are more determined than ever to win any game they face. Even with many setbacks such as injuries, the expectations remain high...

Senior Night Soccer Domination

Senior Night Soccer Domination

Misty Johnson and Selena Williams January 31, 2024

Winning against one of your school’s greatest rivals is a triumph, but what about winning on a special night like this? West Lauderdale took on their greatest foe, Choctaw Central, on the 11th of...

Annual Fall 23 Signing

Annual Fall 23 Signing

Preston Wilson, Reporter November 30, 2023

On November 8, 2023, West Lauderdale High School hosted its annual fall signing in the high-school gym. The signing highlights and celebrates students who are committing to playing sports at a college...

Katelyn Hodgins(#21) dribbles down the court meeting Forest’s vigorous defense.

Lady Knights Play Their First Home Game

Misty Johnson, Reporter November 17, 2023

Last Thursday night, the Lady Knights faced off against the Forest Bearcats. The night called for many fouls showing a battle to win between both of the teams. The game ended in what would seem as a blowout...

Cooper Lafferty (#11) tackles Picayune player in the game Saturday.

High School Soccer Is Back

Haley Graham, Reporter November 7, 2023

It is a new season for the 2023 MHSAA 4A-State Champions, and many preparations are being made as the games roll around the corner. The Lady Knights took on West Jones, coming out with a score of 1-1,...

The seniors run out to their sidelines as they are awaiting kick-off

Students Face Off in a Game of Powderpuff Football

Kaylon Shirley, Haley Graham, and Lexi Bryce Vinet November 6, 2023

The juniors and seniors of West Lauderdale battled their way through a game of powderpuff football for the second year in a row. Powderpuff has been around since 1972 allowing high school female students...

(From left to right: Caleb Collins, Jett Calvert, Cade Germany, Kayden People’s)
The captains of both teams face each other as they walk out for coin toss.

Rivalry Showdown!

Selena Williams, Reporter November 1, 2023

  Last Friday night, the victorious West Lauderdale Knights (7-1, 2-0) faced off against one of their many rivals, the Northeast Lauderdale Trojans (4-4, 1-2). Through a well-fought battle, West...

Caleb Collin’s (#4) awaiting for the play call from Coach Clay.

“Away Game Conquering”

Selena Williams, Reporter November 1, 2023

The West Lauderdale Knights (5-1) took on the Taylorsville Tartars (2-4)  in their seventh game of the season, with a heart-hammering 24-35 win at the Tartars’ home field.   West and Taylorville...

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