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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...

Dr. Pappas celebrates after solidifying a trip to the State Basketball tournament.

Bigger than Basketball

Nakia Ollivierre, Reporter February 6, 2024

It was 10:00 AM on Jan. 2, 2024. It was the first practice of the new year, and the gym was filled with hope, sweat and determination to improve. The girls basketball team was off to a slow start with...

Boys bowling getting ready for bakers, January 5th

Boys Bowling – Senior Night

Eli Johnson February 2, 2024

Boys Bowling celebrated senior night against Dubuque Senior at Cadillac XBC, varsity won 3217 to 2797. But seniors weren't the only ones being acknowledged as the Wahawks honored Dubuque senior sophomore...

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Jason Kelce: The Career of a Lifetime

Jacy Gomez, Reporter February 1, 2024

Some may know Jason Kelce as the starting center for the Philadelphia Eagles, while others may know him as Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce's brother. No matter how you know his name, everyone...

Junior Kammie Gleiter goes head to head with West Forks Teaghan Bird at the Regional Tournament in Charles City.

Ticket Punched: Kammie Gleiter Heads to State

Ali Parkhurst, Sports and News Editor January 31, 2024

On Friday, Jan. 26, the Wahawk Women's Wrestling team traveled to Mason City, Iowa for the Super Regionals Tournament. For the 2023-24 wrestling season, the top four wrestlers in each weight class from...

Girls wrestling team cheering on a teammate as she won her match at Tripoli dual on November 18, 2023.

Getting Ready For Regional’s: Girls Wrestling

Reagan Westphal, Reporter January 25, 2024

As the Wahawk girl's wrestling team gets ready to head to regionals on Jan. 26, 2024, the girls are working hard to reach goals that they have made throughout the season. One of those goals includes making...

Sophomore Nakia Olliverre jumps to shoot the ball as an Iowa City West athlete attempts to block the shot.

Girls Basketball vs Iowa City West

Ali Parkhurst, Sports and News Editor January 25, 2024

On Tuesday, Jan 23, the Wahawk Girls Basketball team hosted the Iowa City West Trojans. Historically, the Wahawks have won four out of the five most recent games against the Trojans. Prior to the game,...

Senior Cayden Kutz defends goalie Shayn Lochner from Cedar Rapids.

Waterloo Warriors Vs The Cedar Rapids Rough Riders and Dubuque Saints

Karma Goodson, Reporter January 23, 2024

On Friday Jan. 19, the Waterloo Warriors faced the Cedar Rapids Rough Riders. With a final score of 3-2 the Warriors ended their nine game win streak. Following the Friday game, the Warriors played again...

Nakia Ollivierre: Returning Scoring Leader

Nakia Ollivierre: Returning Scoring Leader

Jacy Gomez, Reporter November 27, 2023

Nakia Ollivierre is not a single sport athlete. She plays basketball not only for West but also for Pure Prep, an AAU team in Iowa. This year she transferred from AGWSR a 1A high school in Ackly Iowa....

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