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“My dunk was my favorite part of the game,” said Thomas.

A Memorable Game

Makenna Burt, Reporter January 21, 2023

The Davenport West boys basketball team traveled to play Clinton on Thursday, January 20th. Coming off of losing two close games, they were determined to win. They came out with energy and ready to play. “The...

“We kept perseverance even though the game wasn’t going our way. We learned that if we have an open shot we need to take the risk,” junior Sydney Westerhof said.

Falcons Vs Knights

Stoyota Nguyen, Reporter January 5, 2023

The Davenport West Falcons traveled to Assumption High School on January 3rd to play in a double header. Unfortunately, the boys varsity lost 50-60 and the girls varsity lost 10-51, it wasn't a successful...

My favorite thing throughout the season so far is our competitiveness throughout our game and how much fun we are having as a team, senior Landon Winston said.

West vs PV

Alexandria Petersen, Web Editor January 2, 2023

The Davenport West boys basketball team played on their home court on Tuesday, December 13th against the Pleasant Valley Spartans. The Falcons lost by only one point in overtime, with the final score being...

Senior Erica Henderson is an example of just one Falcon athletic standouts. Henderson highest bowling score is a 279 and her goal is to surpass this score during her final season on the bowling team.

Falcon athletic standouts

Marissa Mendez, Reporter January 16, 2020

Every sport has that one outstanding player. A player that you know is going to be good as soon as they step onto the field, court, mat, or floor. A player that is passionate about what they do and how...

Brett Erwin selected for Academic All-State Iowa Basketball Team

Brett Erwin selected for Academic All-State Iowa Basketball Team

Martin Morales, Reporter February 21, 2018

Out of 130 applicants across the state of Iowa, senior center Brett Erwin was one of 23 student athletes chosen for the Academic All-State Iowa Basketball team. “It’s a really cool honor and a...

Coach Rob giving the boys a pep talk during a timeout.

Sophomore and varsity boys basketball take a W at Muscatine

Emma Day, Social Media Manager February 10, 2018

Final scores Sophomore: 60-59 West Varsity: 58-48 West

Senior Trey Sampson on defense.

Sophomore and varsity boys play at North Scott

Emma Day, Social Media Manager February 3, 2018

Final scores Sophomore: 53-31 North Scott Varsity: 65-50 North Scott

JV team gets ready for the game.

JV and varsity girls defend home against Bettendorf

Martin Morales, Reporter January 25, 2018

Final scores Varsity: 65-17 Bettendorf JV: 47-8 Bettendorf

Sophomore team breaking it down.

Boys basketball goes against Central Dewitt

Emma Day, Social Media Manager January 20, 2018

Varsity boys basketball huddle before the next play.

It is all about the stats?

Brooke Netcott, Reporter January 9, 2018

For basketball, statistics are important for keeping track of scores and how many shots players make per game. People do this manually and it is not as easy as it sounds. The scorekeeper needs to have...

The Falcons huddle during a timeout.

West defends home court with a win

TJ Rhodes, Reporter January 7, 2018

The West Falcons played the Muscatine Muskies on Friday, Jan. 5 at West. The basketball duel started off with little points scored, despite the Falcons passing the ball seemingly with ease. West struggled...

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