Women’s Lacrosse team recently started its spring season. The team is currently 1-8 and looks to build upon a foundation of unity and having fun despite their record.
Once again, the men’s volleyball team is off to a rapid start to the season, starting the year off with a 11-2-1 record. The team finished second in the State tournament in the previous season.
Tryouts for spring sports have ended, and the players are looking forward to making an impact during this year and improving on their past.
Varsity baseball looks to build off of last season and improve in 2022. The team’s season ended last year at Districts. Its final record was 12-18.
People have enjoyed playing sports for not only the competition, but for the sense of comradery that being a part of a team is all about.
Statesmen men’s basketball won the 2022 Show-Me Showdown, the State championship tournament for Missouri. This is the team’s third State title in six years.
After a difficult 55-42 loss to the unbeatable communication, defensive power and drive of Whitfield, the WGHS women’s basketball team made a comeback, defeating Smithville 54-33 and securing third place in the 2022 Show-Me Showdown.
Students have noticed a difference in crowd size and support between men’s and women’s sports.
Varsity women’s basketball welcomed six freshmen to its roster this year – Chloe Forsee, Emery McReynolds, Ava Marsh, Addison Simpson, Jayla Hawkins and Ainsley Kniker.
Varsity women’s and men’s basketball will advance to Final Four in the Missouri Class Five State Championship on Friday, March 18, at Missouri State University.
Varsity basketball will compete in the State Quarterfinals on Saturday, March 12, at St. Louis Community College – Meramec.
“The goal is to win state,” Senior Jenna Clark said. Clark is one of 5 seniors on the women’s basketball team this year, and she has ambitions for another record-shattering season.
Women’s swim and dive team recently placed second at the 2022 Suburban Red Swimming and Diving championship meet. They continue to prepare for the State meet on Feb. 18 and 19, in St. Peters.
Student athletes get put under a lot of pressure when it comes to juggling their school work and their sports.