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Winter Sports: What’s Happening?

Image/Graphics by Lauren Timblin
The Warriors are approaching the midpoint of the season in each sport. See what is happening in each.

Since we are now approaching the halfway point of the winter sports season, let’s see what is happening as of January 12th, 2022 and for the remainder of the warriors seasons. 


Girls Basketball:

Girls Basketball has currently 4 (wins) and 5 (losses) on their season. They have beat Moshannon Valley, Harmony, Mount Union, and Philipsburg Osceola this current season. They also made it to the final of the West Branch Holiday Tournament where they sadly fell to Bald Eagle after leading the entire game. The girl’s team is currently ranked 9th in the District 6 Double A bracket. 

Upcoming Games: 

Friday, January 14th- Home vs Curwensville

Tuesday, January 18th- at Saint Joseph’s Catholic Academy

Wednesday, January 19th- Home vs Northern Cambria

Thursday, January 20th- Home vs Moshannon Valley

Monday, January 24th- at Mount Union

Thursday, January 27th- at Juniata Valley

Friday, January 28th- at Harmony 

Monday, January 31st- home vs Williamsburg

Thursday, February 3rd- at Glendale

Friday, February 4th- at Northern Cambria

Monday, February 7th- home vs Bellwood-Antis

Thursday, February 10th- at Curwensville

Friday, February 11th- at Philipsburg-Osceola 


Boys Basketball: 

The boys basketball team has also been successful this season. Their current record is 4 (wins) and 7 (losses). The teams they have defeated this season include: Moshannon Valley, Juniata Valley, Glendale, and Bellwood-Antis. The boys team is currently ranked 8th in the District 6 Double A bracket.

Upcoming games:

Thursday, January 13- at Curwensville

Monday, January 17th- home vs Harmony

Wednesday, January 19th- at Brookville

Friday, January 21st- at Moshannon Valley

Tuesday, January 25th- home vs Mount Union

Thursday, January 27th- home vs Juniata Valley

Tuesday, February 1st- at Williamsburg

Thursday, February 3rd- home vs Saint Joseph’s Catholic Academy

Friday, February 4th- home vs Glendale

Tuesday, February 8th- at Bellwood-Antis

Friday, February 11th- home vs Curwensville



The wrestling team has also been successful this season. They have a current season record of 3-3. The teams they have defeated in dual meets are as follows: Bellwood-Antis, Moshannon Valley, and Cambia Heights. Altogether the team has 52 individual wins and 40 losses. The Warriors currently have six starters who have winning records. The Warriors placed 17th overall at the Panther Holiday Classic, with Landon Bainey getting 1st at 113 and Aaron Myers placing 8th at 145.

Upcoming events: 

Thursday, January 13th- home vs United

Saturday, January 15th- at the Juniata Duals 

Tuesday, January 18th- home vs Claysburg-Kimmel

Thursday, January 20th- at Penns Valley

Saturday, January 22nd- at Clearfield duals (tournament)

Friday and Saturday, January 28th/29th- Home at Ultimate Warrior Tournament

Saturday, February 5th- ICC Championship at Claysburg-Kimmel

Tuesday, February 8th- home vs Philipsburg-Osceola

Friday and Saturday, February 18th/19th- District 6 tournament at Altoona (starts at 10:30 AM on Friday and 10:00 AM on Saturday.)

Friday and Saturday, February 25th and 26th- Southwest Regional Tournament (if qualified)

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, March 10th-12th- PIAA Tournament at Giant Center in Hershey (if qualified)

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About the Contributor
Lauren Timblin, Staff Writer
Hi! I’m Lauren Timblin, I’m a senior this year. I play varsity soccer and run track at West Branch. I am a two-time district champion in soccer and an ICC champion in the girl's 4x4 relay in track. I also participate in student government. Go, Warriors!