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Alaina Greenlee

Alaina Greenlee, Videographer

Alaina Greenlee is a sophomore at West. This is her first year on staff as a videographer. In her free time, she enjoys playing volleyball and reading jokes on the bottom of GoGo Squeez pouches.

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After stepping off the court or getting out of the pool, being unsatisfied with a performance is difficult to overcome for athletes. Learning how to handle these off days is what separates novice athletes from the elite.

Post-performance

February 19, 2021
Do not worry if you were a little lost throughout 2020, two WSS news anchors are here to help lay out the year.

2020: Is it over yet?

December 29, 2020
An athlete's performance is heavily determined by their mental state.

The mental block

November 19, 2020
Greta Kraske '23 and the Iowa City West girls' swim team after they placed first during a conference meet at Linn-Mar on October 26, 2019.

Thrown in the deep end

November 7, 2020
A three-week pause in West High athletics has impacted team atmospheres and athletes' mentalities.

[Video] Broken season

October 17, 2020

Yolked: banana bread

October 2, 2020
West High Weekly 9.25.20

West High Weekly 9.25.20

September 26, 2020
Will Hoeft '20 scoops up the ball in the first game.

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September 26, 2020
Ian McAreavy '21 warms up before the doubleheader.

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September 26, 2020
Will Hoeft '20 slides after the ball in the first game of the double header on June 23.

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September 26, 2020
Matthew Cupp '20 tries to force out a base runner at the Liberty doubleheader.

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September 26, 2020
Marcus Morgan '21 makes a catch and forces out a Liberty player in first game.

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September 26, 2020
Noah Desaulniers '22 pitches late in the second doubleheader game.

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September 26, 2020
Brett Cherry '20 forces out a Liberty player on first.

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September 26, 2020
Marcus Morgan '21 and Ben Vander Leest '20 question a call by the umpire.

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September 26, 2020
Marcus Morgan '21 returning to home base after hitting a home run as the team rushes to celebrate the play.

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September 26, 2020
Ian McAreavy '21 after losing the first game of the double header

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September 26, 2020
Mason Dains '20 safely makes it to first base in the first game of the doubleheader.

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September 26, 2020
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