Defeating the odds

March 7, 2012

After a life-changing accident, junior Ben Koeller made it to the state swim meet despite serious spinal injuries. “I was nervous about the fact that I wanted to make it back so badly,” Koeller said about being able to c...

Boys’ soccer eliminated in playoffs

October 27, 2011

The Cougars were ranked fifth in the region coming into the first playoff match against the No. 8 seeded BV North Huskies on Oct. 25.   The Huskies were known for playing tight defense, giving up the second least amount of g...

Boys Soccer wins last regular season game

October 20, 2011

In the last regular season game, the Cougars played the Lawrence Free State Firebirds. Northwest didn’t know what to expect from a Free State team who had played inconsistently this year. The Firebirds tied Olathe East, who...

Soccer wins senior night game

October 18, 2011

The boys soccer team had their annual senior night on Oct. 13 against SM North. The seniors on this year’s squad are Connor Holman, Aaron Terrill, Colby Weishaar, David Fancher, Bill Kolega, Logan Knisley, Christian Caldwell,...

Boys’ soccer defeats SM East

October 12, 2011

It was all Northwest on Oct. 11 at SMAC. The Cougars played SM East, the Sunflower League leader, who went into the game with only one loss. The Cougars were determined to hand them their second as this was a crucial game that...

Boys soccer smashes Leavenworth

October 10, 2011

Northwest took on the Leavenworth Pioneers on Oct. 6 at SMAC. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the junior varsity and varsity Cougars sported pink uniforms in place of their white home jerseys. The Cougars knew coming...

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