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Senior Kaitlyn Cronan finishes her Inward Dive against Iowa City West on Tuesday, September 5.

Taking Deep Dive Into the Swimming Pool

Frannie Dehl, Reporter September 19, 2023

Starting off every meet, the Swimmers and divers split lanes and do their team warm-ups. There is a set hour for each team to fit in their warm up laps or dives. Our swimmers like to take a speaker and...

Frazier after scoring a touchdown

Q&A with KWWL’s Player of the Week: Ben Frazier

Daisy Williams, Reporter September 19, 2023

Q&A with Ben Frazier Ben is a Junior at West and has been making big plays on the field. Q:When did you start playing football? A: Seventh grade at Central. That was my first time ever putting...

Junior Dalten Aldrich pushes back against a Trojan player in an attempt to keep East High from scoring

Year 11: Wahawks Take Down East High

Ali Parkhurst, Reporter September 1, 2023

Each year, as students prepare to take themselves back to school, coaches and athletes are getting ready for the iconic football game in Waterloo, the East v West rival game.  Friday August 25, the...

Senior Sydney Wilson attempts to tag out an Ames runner at third base.

PHOTOS: Wahawks Fall Short in Substate Game

Ali Parkhurst, Reporter July 10, 2023

On Saturday July 9, the Wahawk softball team traveled to Ames for the second round of substate games. Riding off a four point home run in the second inning, the Little Cyclones pulled through with a...

Junior Tayvon Homolar holds out his glove to catch a pitch from his teammate as Cedar Rapids Prairie is up to bat.

PHOTOS: Baseball Senior Night

Ali Parkhurst, Reporter July 9, 2023

On Monday July 3, the Wahawk baseball team hosted Cedar Rapids Prairie for their final home game of the season. In a double header night, the Wahawks fell short to Prairie in their first game with a...

Graduating seniors lay beside their jersey numbers on the field after their senior night ceremony between the two games of the night.

PHOTOS: Softball Senior Night

Ali Parkhurst, Reporter June 29, 2023

On Tuesday June 27, the Wahawk softball team hosted Cedar Rapids Washington at West High for their final home game of the season. The first game of the night ended after the fourth inning when the Wahawks...

Freshman Frannie Dehl prepares herself to go up to bat as the Wahawks were down 3-0.

Metro Champions: Wahawk Softball Defeats Cedar Falls

Ali Parkhurst, Reporter June 23, 2023

On Thursday June 22, the West High Wahawks faced the Cedar Falls Tigers at the Robinson-Dresser complex, battling for the 2022-23 Metro Championship title.  After both teams defeated Waterloo East...

Senior Alex Willis holds a catching stance as he waits for junior Drew Hundley to pitch to Cedar Rapids Xavier.

Season Opener: Wahawks Take on Cedar Rapids Xavier

Ali Parkhurst, Reporter May 16, 2023

Monday, May 15, the Wahawk baseball team hosted Cedar Rapids Xavier in their season opener for the 2023 baseball season. In the double header game, the Wahawks fell short to Xavier with scores of 9-2 and...

Columbus boys rugby team poses with the state champion trophy for the fourth year in a row, continuing their winning streak from 2019.

An Unseen Victory: Rubgy State Championship

Ali Parkhurst, Reporter May 16, 2023

On Friday May 12, the Columbus and West High rugby team competed in the Iowa High School Rugby State tournament, hosted at Bondurant Middle School where they went on to be titled state champions for the...

Savannah Ringheden

Savannah Ringheden

Ali Parkhurst, Reporter May 12, 2023

Savannah Ringheden has been playing softball for the past twelve years, spending four of those years proudly representing the Wahawk softball team.  After dedicating her high school career to playing...

Dalanie Kresser

Dalanie Kresser

Ali Parkhurst, Reporter May 1, 2023

Dalanie Kresser has been cheering for ten years, four of them dedicated to the Wahawk cheer program. Recently, Kresser made the Iowa State cheer team, committing herself as a Cyclone cheerleader.  Kresser...

Patrick Togba

Patrick Togba

Ali Parkhurst , Reporter April 24, 2023

Patrick Togba has been playing soccer since he was five years old, when he fell in love with the sport. Togba has played on the Wahawk soccer team since he was a freshman, also playing for a club team. Togba...

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