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Bryce Curry and West Firebirds Sweep Lakota East as The GMC Heats Up

Bryce Curry and West Firebirds Sweep Lakota East as The GMC Heats Up

Nick Johnson, Editor-in-Chief February 12, 2024

As the Firebirds headed into the heart of Liberty Township last Friday night, they were a hungry group that sat a game out of first place in the Greater Miami Conference standings. While they had come close many times in the season, the team struggled...

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Introducing the Lakota West Broadcasting Club

Introducing the Lakota West Broadcasting Club

Thomas Price, Website Manager February 2, 2024

Lakota West prides itself in featuring the work of students from around the school, from sharing their creations online to talking about the students’ successes during the morning announcements. Over the past 2 years, West has been witness to one of...

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A Recap of the East Vs. West Basketball Rivalry Ahead of Round Two

A Recap of the East Vs. West Basketball Rivalry Ahead of Round Two

Nick Johnson, Editor-in-Chief February 2, 2024

In the first Friday night basketball matchup of the 2024 calendar year, the Lakota West Firebirds took down the Lakota East Thunderhawks on West’s home floor with a final score of 56-46. While the matchup was fairly even when looking at the GMC standings,...

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The Life of an Athlete

The Life of an Athlete

Stacia Simmons February 1, 2024

Have you ever wondered what athletes do in their free time? Lily Johnson, a Senior here at Lakota West, plays Varsity girls basketball. She has been playing basketball for 12 years, and high school varsity all four years. She plans to attend college and...

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Hot Streaks and Breakouts: A Midseason Recap of the 2024 Girls Basketball Firebirds

Hot Streaks and Breakouts: A Midseason Recap of the 2024 Girls Basketball Firebirds

Nick Johnson, Editor-in-Chief January 30, 2024

Entering the 2023-2024 season, the Firebirds were coming off of a building year where the team saw the breakout of key freshman talents: Katie Fox, Caroline Bayliff, Sydney Williams, and Jayda Neilson. While the team would end up making a first-round...

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Lakota West Boys Still in GMC Title Contention as They Play Late January Basketball

Lakota West Boys Still in GMC Title Contention as They Play Late January Basketball

Nick Johnson, Editor-in-Chief January 23, 2024

Heading into December, there were many questions about what the new Lakota West Basketball head coach, Kelvin Moss, would be for the program. Now being able to look back with a retrospective lens, fans and players alike on the west side seem to be happy...

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A Look Inside the Lakota West Marching Band 2023

A Look Inside the Lakota West Marching Band 2023

Thomas Price, Website Manager November 16, 2023

Lakota West has always been known for having spectacular athletics and extra-curricular activities for students. With all of their impressive wins and records held over the years, one program West offers has become a pinnacle of the school’s success:...

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Bolden Bests Kitna In A Blowout Victory Over East

Bolden Bests Kitna In A Blowout Victory Over East

Nick Johnson, Editor-in-Chief October 13, 2023

The Lakota East Thunderhawks entered the game limping with only one win on the season after beating the Colerain Cardinals in week six. The Firebirds, on the other hand, came into the game riding an impressive five-game winning streak that helped them...

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Wrestling Expectations this Year: Coach Meyer Shares his Thoughts

Wrestling Expectations this Year: Coach Meyer Shares his Thoughts

From hundreds of wins to the first GMC victory since 2009, the 2022-2023 Lakota West wrestling season was phenomenal. The victories didn’t come with ease, for there was a lot of dedication, inspiration, and hard work. With a prominent wrestling coaching...

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Lakota West Marching Band Wins Obetz Regional for 3rd Consecutive Year

Lakota West Marching Band Wins Obetz Regional for 3rd Consecutive Year

Thomas Price, Website Manager September 28, 2023

In 2021, The Lakota West Marching Band made history by placing first at the Bands of America Obetz Regional, something the program had never done before. Winning a Regional this competitive is not an easy achievement and very few bands have ever had the...

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West Dominates Sycamore - Continues To Roll Through GMC Competition

West Dominates Sycamore – Continues To Roll Through GMC Competition

Nick Johnson, Editor-in-Chief September 28, 2023

Friday night marked yet another milestone on the Firebirds 2023 campaign as they defeated the Sycamore Aves on the road 34-14. Entering the contest, both teams held a 3-2 record kicking off the back half of the high school season. Though the records were...

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Old Friends And New Faces Push West Past Fairfield 33-0

Old Friends And New Faces Push West Past Fairfield 33-0

Nick Johnson, Editor-in-Chief September 5, 2023

A few short days ago, the Lakota West Firebirds were off to a struggling start this football season. After dropping a week one rivalry contest at St. Xavier 0-10, the Firebirds continued to struggle in week two against a GMC competitor in the Princeton...

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