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Junior Marvin Neely blocked a Davenport North player back on offense.

Falcons Take Off

Ashanti Kolwey, Reporter October 20, 2023

Starting the year off with a Falcon win! The football team won against rivals Davenport North. With just came off a winning 7-3 record from last season, so many doubt this season. Having lost so many seniors...

“The confidence he had in us, it just made us have more confidence in ourselves to go out there and do the best we can,” said Mitchell.

Leaving an Impact

Lucy Bernick, Reporter May 25, 2023

Coaches and teachers can leave a special impact on the kids that they coach and teach which is exactly what Coach Krusey did during his time at West. Krusey is a special education and behavior disorder...

“My biggest takeaway is I would say the people who are on the team, like all of us, I consider each and every one of my brothers. And we all became really close and you can tell from how much we appeared as a team,” said Haines.

The Turnaround of a Decade

Makenna Burt and Stoyota Nguyen November 22, 2022

Bright lights, brisk air, a loud stadium, and cheers from all around. Davenport West’s football team took in this experience during their game on Friday, October 28. The football players and cheerleaders...

The West varsity football game against Clinton was cut short when head football coach, Justin Peters, called the game in the fourth quarter.

Friday night fights

Tori Dierikx, Reporter September 6, 2018

Football is a heavy contact sport, but sometimes that contact can go too far. On Friday, Aug. 31, the Falcon football team got a first hand glimpse at what “too far” means when they versed the Clinton...

The games theme was Pink Out, and students dressed up to show their support.

“Friday night lights” dim for seniors

TJ Rhodes, Reporter October 15, 2017

The Falcons played the Western Dubuque Epworth football team in the final home game of 2017 Thursday, Oct. 12. It was senior night honoring the current 15 seniors on the team. These seniors are Adam...

Varisty offense ready to begin the game.

West hosts 2017 Homecoming Game

TJ Rhodes, Reporter October 3, 2017

Davenport West sophomore and varsity football played the Pleasant Valley Spartans on Sept. 29. Sophomores lost 20-6 while varsity lost 62-7. Matt Mcbeth from PV was injured within the first 59...

Offense getting ready to throw for first down.

Freshman football team takes on Muscatine

Haley Newcomb and Brooke Netcott September 28, 2017

On Tues. Sept. 26 the Falcons freshmen football faced the Muskies at Brady Street Stadium. Although they lost 41-0, they still battled till the end. “I hope we win the rest of the games we have this...

The Falcons and the Wildcats face off in pre-snap formation.

West varsity struggles to find offense

TJ Rhodes, Sports Reporter September 16, 2017

The West varsity football team hoped to play spoiler against North during North’s Homecoming game on Sept. 15. West was flying high after their first varsity victory of the season last week against...

Sophomore football continues hot streak

Sophomore football continues hot streak

TJ Rhodes, Sports Reporter September 16, 2017

Sophomores faced North High School on Sept. 15. West sat this game on the visiting side of Brady Street Stadium. The game started off slow. The first quarter came and went without a score on the board....

West varsity football claims first win over Burlington

West varsity football claims first win over Burlington

TJ Rhodes, Sports Reporter September 9, 2017

The varsity football team claimed a victory on their home turf against the Burlington Grayhounds last night with a final score of 20-13. “This feels really good,” senior receiver Leon Simpson said. With...

Sophomore team plays strong, moves to 3-0

Sophomore team plays strong, moves to 3-0

TJ Rhodes, Sports Reporter September 9, 2017

On Friday, Sept. 8 the West Falcons sophomore football team played the Burlington Grayhounds. Both teams played hard but West had an edge, sophomore quarterback Zach Trevino. Zach played as hard as...

West makes a differences by dedicating a football game theme to help raise money for hurricane victims in Texas by dressing in there state flag colors. Students ran up and down the bleachers collecting money for the victims.

Students donate to the American Red Cross and recognize Ring of Honor recipients

Sha'Ronjuante Edwards, Sports Editor September 9, 2017

Davenport West and Central joined forces to help raise money for victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas at the Sept. 1 football game against Davenport Central’s Blue Devils. West raised $927.16 and Central...

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