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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...

Falcons face Blue Devils at Central

Falcons face Blue Devils at Central

Haley Newcomb and Brooke Netcott

September 20, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Photos, Volleyball

On Tuesday, Sept. 19 the West High volleyball team faced the Blue Devils at Central High School. Freshman 25-20 loss, 15-8 win (2-1) Sophomore 25-16 loss, 26-24 win, 15-13 win (2-1) JV 21-7 loss, 21-8 loss (2-0) Varsity 26-14 loss, 25-22 win, 26-24 loss, 25-15 loss (3-1)

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 ...

Falcons compete against the North Scott Lancers

Falcons compete against the North Scott Lancers

Haley Newcomb and Brooke Netcott

September 13, 2017


Filed under Photo Galleries, Volleyball

On Tuesday, Sept. 12 the West High volleyball team faced the Lancers at North Scott High School. Freshman 25-19 loss, 26-24 loss, 15-11 loss (0-3) Sophomore 25-19 loss, 25-23 loss, 15-9 loss (0-3) Junior Varsity 22-20 win, 21-18 win (2-0) Varsity 25-21 win, 25-12 loss, 27-25 loss, 25-4 loss (1-3)

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...

Falcons play Assumption Knights in first home game

Falcons play Assumption Knights in first home game

Kelly Snawerdt, News Editor

September 6, 2017


Filed under Volleyball

On Sept. 5 the West volleyball team played against Assumption at home. The ending score for varsity was 3-0 Assumption. JV won their game 2-1. Sophomore and freshman teams both ended with a score of 2-1 Assumption. The next time the Falcons will play is Saturday, Sept. 9 for the North Scott Invite. ...

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...

2017 fall sports pep rally

September 2, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Sports, Video

West held its first pep rally on Friday, Sept.1 to introduce the fall sports teams. Girls' swimming, boys' golf, cross country, volleyball and football were all recognized.

Falcons face the North High Wildcats in volleyball

Falcons face the North High Wildcats in volleyball

Kelly Snawerdt, News Editor

August 23, 2017


Filed under Volleyball

The night of August 22 was the first official MAC conference volleyball game for West against North. The ending score for varsity was 3-1 North. Sophomores won their game 3-0, while JV’s end score was 0-2 North. The next time the Falcons will play is August 24 at Moline. ...

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