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National Coach of the Year

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Westside Christian High School’s Scott Ball was selected as only one of twenty-two high school coaches from across the country to be honored as 2016 National Coaches of the Year by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Coaches Association.

The selection process consisted of following the following criteria: nominees must exemplify the highest standards of sportsmanship, ethical conduct and moral character and carry the endorsement of the respective state high school association, be successful in their respective sport, be successful as an individual in their schools and communities, longevity in coaching, and they must be a member of the Oregon Athletic Coaches Association.

Congratulations Coach Ball!

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Still got it!

 

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It’s the waffles…

The Great Pumpkin Chase

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For the past 16 years, Cross Country Coach Mr. Ball has organized a running scavenger hunt open to everyone in the school. This year Senior Nat Gurnee & Junior Kenny Pratt, both members of the XC team, took first place.

Best costume: Mrs. Little

Cutest participant: Baby Charlie Witkowski

Candy recipients: Everyone!

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Pumpkin Chase Champions!

 

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Post Race Smiles

 

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Youngest participant in history!

 

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Mrs. Little won ‘Best Costume!’

 

Scott Ball Named Coach of the Year

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Head Varsity Girls’ Cross Country Coach Scott Ball was selected as the Oregon nominee for the National Federation of High Schools (NFHS) 2016 “Coach of the Year” award. The award was on behalf of the Oregon Athletic Coaches Association (OACA).

Each year the OACA selects one coach from each of the 10 boys and 10 girls sports offered in our state. Each state award winner then becomes eligible for Section 8 awards, competing against coaches in their respective sports from Washington, Montana, Idaho, Alaska and Wyoming. Section 8 winners then compete for National Coach of the Year against representatives from the other 7 sections of the United States.

The selection process consisted of following the following criteria: nominees must exemplify the highest standards of sportsmanship, ethical conduct and moral character and carry the endorsement of the respective state high school association, be successful in their respective sport, be successful as an individual in their schools and communities, longevity in coaching, and they must be a member of the Oregon Athletic Coaches Association.

Congratulations Coach Ball!

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School Superman

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Still runnin!

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Taking pics during cool down.

XC: State Meet

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Sophomore Reece Hupfer placed 35th in the State Cross Meet at Lane Community College on Saturday, Oct. 31 with a time of 18:10.  His time places him as the 30th fastest ever run by a Westside student on that course.

Nice race Reece!

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WCHS XC

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The cross country team raced well at Bush Park in Salem last week. Sophomore Reece Hupfer placed 9th overall. The squad again travels to Bush Park this Thursday to compete in their end-of-year District Meet.

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