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The student news source of Iowa City West High

West Side Story

Deniz Ince

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor

Deniz Ince is a senior in her third year on the West Side Story staff as the Print Editor-in-Chief and Co-Sports Editor. In her free time, Deniz likes going on runs, spending time with her dog and rewatching Friends on Netflix.

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I could show you incredible things

I could show you incredible things

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
May 24, 2019

Before

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
May 3, 2019
West to instate weighted GPA system

West to instate weighted GPA system

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
January 10, 2019
Photo Illustration by Frances Dai

Cultural cuisine

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
December 25, 2018
The new wrestling room opened this year. After months of waiting, the West High wrestlers are finally able to use it.

Wrestling room renovations complete

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
December 2, 2018
Lauren Zacharias 19 keeps an eye on the ball after she shot it during the first half on Friday, Nov. 30.

West wins tight game

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
December 1, 2018
Jamie Schneider and John Roarick smile for a photo in the West High hallway.

A social responsibility

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
November 15, 2018
Cole Mabry 19 runs over a hurdle during boys shuttle hurdle relay on Saturday, May 29 at the Drake Relays. The West High boys placed ninth in the event.

West qualifies 29 entries at Drake Relays

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
April 21, 2018
University of Iowa College of Education Assistant Professor Leslie Locke speaks on the efforts to attract diverse students to pursue a degree in education on Mon., April 2.
Panelists from left to right: Maya Durham, Nikole Hannah-Jones, Leslie Locke and Kinsley Botchway.

New York Times reporter visits Iowa City

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
April 3, 2018
The team reacts as West gains more points to their lead on Thursday, March 8.

Boys basketball moves on to state final

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
March 9, 2018
Lauren Zacharias 19 dribbles the ball as she looks for a pass at the beginning of the fourth quarter on Thursday, March 1.

Lauren Zacharias ’19 nominated for KCRG Athlete of the Week

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
March 7, 2018
The team celebrates during the fourth quarter of the game on Monday, Feb. 26.

Thursday schedule in effect for tomorrow

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
March 1, 2018
Nelson Brands 18 waits while the referees deliberate on a call as he competes at West High.

Wrestler Nelson Brands ’18 up for KCRG Athlete of the Week

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
February 28, 2018
The countdown begins

The countdown begins

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
February 21, 2018
IGHSAU announces girls basketball regional assignments

IGHSAU announces girls basketball regional assignments

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
February 1, 2018
Lauren Zacharias 19, Emma Koch 19, Logan Cook 18, Cailyn Morgan 19 and Rachael Saunders 18 huddle together at the beginning of the game on Tuesday, Jan. 23.

Girls fall to, boys defeat City

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
January 24, 2018
Paige Beckner 18, Lauren Zacharias 19 and Cailyn Morgan 19 hold hands together during the national anthem on Tuesday, Dec. 12.

Basketball ready to face City

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
January 23, 2018
Return of a state champ

Return of a state champ

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
December 23, 2017
State bowling site moves to Waterloo

State bowling site moves to Waterloo

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
December 19, 2017
Ruby Martin 18 swims the 200 fly finals. She finished with a time of 1:56.05 on Saturday, Dec. 9.

West swimmers compete at Speedo Junior Championships

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
December 13, 2017
Concussed.

Concussed.

Ellie Gretter and Deniz Ince
November 14, 2017
Seniors pose together after signing their National Letters of Intent on Wed., Nov. 8. From left to right: Chandler Haight 18, Braden Houston 18, Michael Schilling 18, Ruby Martin 18, Rachael Saunders 18, Colby Greene 18, Logan Cook 18, Keimoney Lang 18, Maddie Laffey 18 and Kylie Heisdorffer 18.

10 seniors sign National Letters of Intent

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
November 8, 2017
Summer success: Ruby Martin 18

Summer success: Ruby Martin ’18

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
October 2, 2017
Summer success: Patrick McCaffery 19

Summer success: Patrick McCaffery ’19

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
September 12, 2017
Jeff Garbutt 18 and Derek Nugent 17 hug each other after Garbutt attained a personal record during the 800 meter run, with a time of 2:00.29.

Track and field state preview

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
May 17, 2017
Jordan Amelon 17 practices her form during practice.

Age of Amelon

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
May 15, 2017
Allison Bys 17, Rylee Fay 20, Ellie Kouba 19 and Ashley Bys 17 smile together on a bench before school on Friday April 14th.

Meet the girls golf varsity team

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
April 18, 2017
Lauren Zacharias 19 goes for a layup in the first half of the

Girls basketball team reflects on state tournament

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
March 27, 2017
Cole Mabry 19 practicing at University of Iowas indoor track facility with his trainer Ethan Holmes. He goes through hurdle drills and speed work during practice.

Rising star: Cole Mabry ’19

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
February 23, 2017
West High girls celebrate with Coach Meyer after their substate win.

Women of Troy defeat Southeast Polk, make it to state tournament

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
February 22, 2017
Gokhan Bicici, Mahmut Bozarslan, Diren Celik and Sema Erdogan speak on journalism in Turkey.

Turkish journalists visit West, talk censorship

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
February 2, 2017
Skipper playing Toto on the set of West Highs Wizard of Oz.

Skipping into the spotlight

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
December 2, 2016
The starters getting ready before the game against City.

Meet the girls basketball starters

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
November 29, 2016
Jared Bailey 18, Andrew Murley 17 and Ali Ali 17 run at the 2015 State Cross Country Championships.

Cross country state preview

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
October 28, 2016
The Women of Troy huddle up.

Volleyball: Wahlert sweeps Women of Troy

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
September 14, 2016
Natural runner: Valerie Welch

Natural runner: Valerie Welch

Deniz Ince, Print Editor-in-Chief, Co-Sports Editor
April 16, 2016
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