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State Track: Harkey wins 400 meter dash, T-Birds nab eight medals

Nathan Hawkins, Reporter

May 24, 2017

Filed under Sports

In track and field, athletes work all season to improve in their respective events, but the ultimate goal is clear: get to the state tournament. This year 15 Bellevue West athletes performed well enough at districts to get t...

This is Madness: The Thunderbeat sports section makes its picks

AJ Forbes--Sports Editor and Nathan Hawkins--Reporter

April 3, 2017

Filed under Articles, Sports

AJ Forbes In the modern era of college basketball where dunks and a barrage of three-pointers fill social media, the fundamentals of the game continue to reign supreme. There is no other team in the country that can beat an...

Essentials to being a good recruit

AJ Forbes, Sports Editor

March 31, 2017

Filed under Articles, Sports

Unlike fall, winter, spring, and summer, recruiting season never ends. For high school student-athletes around the country, the ultimate goal is to play their sport at the next level. There are a few essential rules in order ...

Baseball team ready for redemption

AJ Forbes, Sports Editor

March 17, 2017

Filed under Articles, Sports

After a promising 22-7 2016 season for the Bellevue West baseball team, the spring ended with disappointment as the Thunderbirds failed to reach the state tournament. It has been a long 39 years since a baseball state champion...

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