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Friday night fights

Friday night fights

Tori Dierikx, Reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Opinion, Showcase

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 Riverkings. At the end of the fourth quarter, with about three minutes left, junior quarterba...

“Friday night lights” dim for seniors

“Friday night lights” dim for seniors

TJ Rhodes, Reporter

October 15, 2017


Filed under Football

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 Letts, Richie Quandt, Jacen Petersen, Josh Kopp, Alex Hunt, CJ Busch, Derrick Olcott, Dawson Vanwi...

West hosts 2017 Homecoming Game

West hosts 2017 Homecoming Game

TJ Rhodes, Reporter

October 3, 2017


Filed under Football, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Photos

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 seconds of the sophomore game. The ambulance came to take Mcbeth to the hospital. “It's always...

Freshman football team takes on Muscatine

Freshman football team takes on Muscatine

Haley Newcomb and Brooke Netcott

September 28, 2017


Filed under Football

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 season,” freshman RJ Molloy said. During the second quarter Molloy, the running back/defensive...

West varsity struggles to find offense

West varsity struggles to find offense

TJ Rhodes, Sports Reporter

September 16, 2017


Filed under Football

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 Burlington. West started the game off strong. The defense held North to a few first downs, whil...

Sophomore football continues hot streak

Sophomore football continues hot streak

TJ Rhodes, Sports Reporter

September 16, 2017


Filed under Football

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. The team was missing key player sophomore quarterback Zach Trevino. Last week Trevino led them ...

West varsity football claims first win over Burlington

West varsity football claims first win over Burlington

TJ Rhodes, Sports Reporter

September 9, 2017


Filed under Football

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 a fast start from Burlington, pulling ahead 13 to nothing, the West’s student section got quiet....

Sophomore team plays strong, moves to 3-0

Sophomore team plays strong, moves to 3-0

TJ Rhodes, Sports Reporter

September 9, 2017


Filed under Football

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 he could, running and passing the ball all over the field. Sophomore tailback Camren Carter started ...

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

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

Sha'Ronjuante Edwards, Sports Editor

September 9, 2017


Filed under Football

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 raised $210. The money will go to the American Red Cross. During halftime, time was devoted to recogni...

Sophomore football team starts season strong

Sophomore football team starts season strong

TJ Rhodes, Sports Reporter

September 4, 2017


Filed under Football

On Friday, Sept. 1, West High’s sophomore football team played against Davenport Central at Brady Street Stadium. Sophomore quarterback Zach Trevino threw a touchdown pass in the first quarter to sophomore receiver Kyle Burton but Central followed up with a long touchdown pass. Both teams were tied at 6...

Interview with new football coach Justin Peters

October 19, 2015


Filed under Football, Sports, Video

New football coach Justin Peters comes from Colorado bringing a new direction for success, both on the field and off.

Coach works to change attitudes of players as well as community

Coach works to change attitudes of players as well as community

Iris Hayslett, Editor

September 28, 2015


Filed under Football, Sports, Video

New football coach Justin Peters, isn’t just changing the football team’s record; his plan is to change West students’ attitude toward success. School spirit is pumped up thanks to the team’s three straight wins. In just four short weeks, Peters has brought a new game plan to the halls of W...

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