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Girls Track team picture at state

PHOTOS: State Track

Nakia Ollivierre, Reporter May 30, 2024

Junior Sedina Begic serving the ball

Three West High Students Qualify for State Tennis

Jacy Gomez, Reporter May 24, 2024

On Friday, May 24 and 25, Janet Toe, Sedina Begic, and Anna Christensen will be competing at the girls state tennis tournament in Johnston, Iowa. Freshman Toe will be competing in singles and juniors Begic...

Emrah Ahmetasevic on the field.

Boys Soccer Senior Night

Seayea Joseph, Reporter May 17, 2024

On Tuesday, May 14, 2024, the seniors of the Waterloo West boys soccer team stepped on the pitch for their last high school regular season game. Through all the highs and lows these boys have battled throughout...

Denver Broncos quarter back Russell Wilson who was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers. Photo Credit - (

NFL Offseason Trades and Acquisitions

Eli Johnson, Reporter April 11, 2024

The NFL Free Agency was wild as some big names have landed in different cities. The theme of these trades and signings seemed to running backs and veteran quarterbacks; it is also weird to see some players...

Iowa vs LSU during the March Madness game made by the New York Post.

An Iowa vs LSU Rematch

Reagan Westphal, Reporter April 10, 2024

On April 1, 2024, Iowa played Louisiana State University in the Elite Eight match of March Madness Women’s Basketball Tournament. In the final game of the 2023 tournament, Iowa played LSU where Iowa...

Kansas City Current Website

The Kansas City Current Makes History

Jacy Gomez, Reporter April 9, 2024

The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) is a professional women’s soccer league at the top of the United States soccer league system. The league is owned by the 14 current NWSL teams. In recent years,...

Photos and design by Karma Goodson.

The Warriors Skate Into State

Karma Goodson, Reporter March 27, 2024

Found on 125 Commercial St. and established in 1976, the Midwest High School Hockey League presented the Waterloo Warriors in the late fall of 1980. With great success from dozens of schools across the...

Girls Basketball Vs. Iowa City Liberty

Jacy Gomez, Reporter March 8, 2024

On February eighth our girl's basketball team played Iowa City Liberty. Unfortunately, we lost 58-44. The leading scorer was Nakia Ollivierre with 24 points, the leading rebounder was also Nakia Ollivierre...

Caitlin Clark breaks NCAA national scoring record.

Clark Lays it in for Two… Records

Nakia Ollivierre, Reporter February 20, 2024

Feb. 15, 2024, will be the most memorable night in Carver-Hawkeye Arena.  Caitlin Clark was eight points away from breaking the Women’s NCAA all-time scoring record. Clark’s pursuit of the NCAA...

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) rushes for a touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 57 football game, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2023, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

The NFL’s Most Hated Rules

Eli Johnson, Reporter February 19, 2024

The NFL has a lot of rules and different plays, some rules fans agree with and others not so much. Some fans are very passionate about the rules and plays that they hate. Some examples that have sparked...

A Swift Win for the Chiefs

Nakia Ollivierre, Reporter February 16, 2024

On Feb. 11, 2024, Super Bowl LVIII took place for the first time in Las Vegas, Nevada at Allegiant Stadium. The match-up between the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs was anticipated to be...

As the class of 2024 graduates West High, many seniors are committing to play different sports in college.

Seniors Who Committed

Ali Parkhurst, Sports and News Editor February 15, 2024

As we enter the second semester of our senior year, many of the students in the class of 2024 are making decisions to continue playing their sport at the collegiate level. Whether they are staying close...

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