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Falcon athletic standouts

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.

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 they do it makes them stand out among other athletes. Senior Erica Henderson is one of those athle...

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 big accomplishment for me,” Erwin said. “I don’t remember the last time someone from West won ...

Sophomore and varsity boys basketball take a W at Muscatine

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

Emma Day, Social Media Manager

February 10, 2018

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

Sophomore and varsity boys play at North Scott

Senior Trey Sampson on defense.

Emma Day, Social Media Manager

February 3, 2018

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

JV and varsity girls defend home against Bettendorf

JV team gets ready for the game.

Martin Morales, Reporter

January 25, 2018

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

It is all about the stats?

Varsity boys basketball huddle before the next play.

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 a place to document all the player’s names on the team. He/She needs a record for offense and a ...

West defends home court with a win

The Falcons huddle during a timeout.

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 to put up four points, while the Muskies scored eight through the first quarter. Halfway through...

West faces the Knights at Assumption

Senior Jalen Smith ready to pass the ball from out of bands.

Haley Newcomb, Assistant Media Editor

December 13, 2017

On Tuesday, Dec. 12 boys basketball faced the Assumption Knights at Assumption. The freshman game was 58-38 with Assumption winning. The sophomore game was 66-37 with West winning. The varsity game was 45-44 with West winning. Highlights Freshmen: In the third quarter, freshman RJ Molloy stole a pass from the Assumption offense, making a fast break ...

Boys basketball at Central

Varsity huddle showing junior Drew Loving and senior Brett Erwin.

Haley Newcomb, Assistant Media Editor

December 6, 2017

On Tuesday, Dec. 5 boys basketball faced the Blue Devils at Central. The sophomore game ended 46-45 with a West win. The varsity game ended 67-60 with a West win. Highlights Sophomore: In the fourth quarter, the Falcons were down one point in the last 10 seconds when sophomore Zach Trevino sc...

Falcon basketball takes on Maquoketa

Falcons call timeout and review plan for strategies to up game.
Photo published with permission by Aaron Murphy

Haley Newcomb, Assistant Media Editor

December 4, 2017

On Saturday, Dec. 2 the girls and boys basketball teams faced the Maquoketa Cardinals for their first game of the season. The JV girls game ended 50-10 with a Maquoketa win. The JV boys game was 56-24 with a West win. The varsity girls game was 70-10 with a Maquoketa win. The varsity boys game was...

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