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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. ...

Hitting the greens

Hitting the greens

Haley Newcomb, Reporter

August 21, 2017


Filed under Golf, Sports

On Monday, Aug. 21, the boys’ golf team played at Glynn’s Creek Golf Course in Long Grove. The team arrived to play at the course at 8 a.m., but teed off later than expected due to rain. They played alongside golfers from Western Dubuque, Clinton and Muscatine for 18 holes. The boys practice...

Student versus staff basketball game

Student versus staff basketball game

Kelly Snawerdt, Editor

May 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

On Thursday, May 11, West had one of its very famous student vs. staff basketball games as a finishing to this school year. The student team consisted of Brett Erwin, Trey O’large, Max Bigalk, Cannon Allen, Dylan Hansen, Garvin Paper, Rachel Stewart, Olivia Humphrey, Travis White, Abby Malone and ...

“True” fans support the Chicago Cubs to the end

“True” fans support the Chicago Cubs to the end

Denisse Duarte, Reporter

November 2, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports

The World Series signals the return of all the baseball fanatics. This year, a team that has not won the World Series in over a hundred years, returns to the field for a chance at redemption. The Chicago Cubs worked their way up to play in the majorly recognized championship. There are many students...

Boys basketball team hits the court

Boys basketball team hits the court

December 4, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Sports

At its first home game on Dec. 1, the boys basketball team started out strong, leading Dubuque Senior by 32-24 at the half.  However, Senior's full court defense forced some Falcon turnovers, and Senior got hot in the third quarter, outscoring West 20 to 9, to defeat West 57-51. Kenny Clay led...

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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