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The Golden State Warriors refuse White House Invite

      It is tradition for championship teams of all sports to attend The White house after their wins. The Golden State Warriors have elected to not accept President Donald Trump’s Invitation, after winning four to one in their seven game series against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2017 NBA Finals. Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant are among

stephen-curry-has-replaced-lebron-james-as-the-best-basketball-player-in-the-world donald-trumpthe most notable of players from the team to be in favor of not attending. The NBA Finals MVP, Kevin Durant expressed his rationale for his unwillingness to attend, in an interview with ESPN “I don’t respect who’s in office right now, so my voice will be heard by not doing that.”. The White House, under the Trump Administration, has already welcomed other teams such as The Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots, as well as The World Series Champion Chicago Cubs in order to honor their titles.

 

 

NFL Takes a Knee

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As you may have seen this past Sunday football teams and players all across the country took a knee during the national anthem or stood together and locked arms some even took it as far as to staying in the tunnel.  This act of protest was not an act against the country or what the flag itself represents it was an act towards the President of our country.  Donald Trump took to Twitter this weekend scolding the league and the players.

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“Saturday Night Lights” Cross Country Invitational

Cross country is a sport that requires dedication and the will to want to run everyday. Though training can be rough the reward often makes up for it. Cross Country is a sport focusing on self improvement. The West Clermont Wolves showed great improvement this week with 17 personal records at Centerville High School. Centerville High Schools meet called “Saturday Night Lights” took place around the time of sunset and into the dusk. This meet accommodated about 250 teams. Continue reading “Saturday Night Lights” Cross Country Invitational

West Clermont Wolves vs. Kings Knights

On Friday, Sept. 22, the Wolves were triumphant in a close 21-17 game. The Knights were down 14-3 at halftime. That wasn’t the case for the rest of the game as the knights pulled ahead with two unanswered touchdowns to make it 17-14. With only about 1:30 left in the game, the Wolves scored a touchdown and made an extra point to give them the 21-17 lead. West Clermont held Kings from scoring so the game ended with the Wolves on top.

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WEST CLERMONT HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS TENNIS

 

Game set match!

The West Clermont girls tennis team has been preparing for their season since early June when they went through tryouts called open courts. Their actual season did not start until August. The tennis teams include varsity and junior varsity players. There are 12 girls who make up both teams. That is seven on varsity and six on jv. This season, the team won a match against Western Brown 4-1, but it was the only win of the season so far. The tennis season for girls is almost over, but who says they can’t win their last game? Come support and cheer them on against Bethel on the 27th of September here at West Clermont High School!

 

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Meet the team

These girls may not be winning every game, but they sure do have a very positive attitude about their team and supporting each other. “Even though we don’t always win, we still have a lot of fun,” said Deborah Ipinmoroti. Taylor Hogshead said that despite their record, they get a pretty good crowd at their matches. Molly Stockton said, “I enjoy the competition of the matches.” It also seems like the girls don’t just get along during playing time, they also are good friends and talk all the time. “The connection with everyone is like we are one big family,” said Hailey Thalheimer.

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Lady Wolves Come Out With A Victory Against Milford! 

      The Lady Wolves came out with a victory over Milford! The Lady Wolves were tied for second in the league with Milford until they came out with a win! The Lady Wolves are now 2nd in the league and not sharing. The Wolves came back from being down 0-3 and came up with a win 4-3. With team effort the Wolves deserved the win.      Kaya Vogt ended up with 2 goals last night along with Anna Smith and Megan Dewald with 1 goal. Kendall Simpson got two assists while Kaya and Anna had the others. A beautiful night to add on to another victory for West Clermont making the varsity girl’s soccer a record of 7-3-2. 

West Clermont VS Walnut Hills

West Clermont vs Walnut Hills

Last Thursday the Wolves ladies tennis team took a 0-5 loss to Walnut Hills.

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Molly Stockton, first singles, lost 2-6 on the first set and put up a fight but ended up losing with 5-7. Stockton came from Amelia and played first singles last year as well. She is a senior this year and has been playing all four years of high school.

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Lady Wolves beat Fairfield Indians

IMG_0794The West Clermont lady Wolves pulled out a tough win on Saturday, September 23 beating the Fairfield Indians 2-1 putting them at 6-3-2. As Fairfield is in first place in their league, the Greater Miami Conference, they were expected to beat West Clermont. “It was a very intense game and they outplayed us in the first half but we came out strong in the second half.” stated Kendall Simpson, a defender for the Wolves. Simpson played a prominent role in not letting the opponent score goals.

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