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2018 boys track places at State

2018 boys track places at State

Naomi Walker, Report

May 22, 2018


Filed under News

On May 17-19, boys state track state was held at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa where four of West’s runners placed. Seniors Brady Richlen, Tyler Williams, Darnell Mosley, and junior Anthony King placed sixth in the shuttle hurdle relay. “Breaking the school record was crazy to me becaus...

West’s 2018 athletic college signing

West’s 2018 athletic college signing

Naomi Walker, Reporter

May 3, 2018


Filed under News

West’s college signing ceremony took place in the cafeteria at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 2, where 24 seniors signed for their athletic college careers. “It feels good to know that all my hardwork has paid off after signing,” senior varsity track athlete Savanah Strunk said. The future colle...

Falcons play chess

Falcons play chess

Aiden Rushing, Reporter

May 2, 2018


Filed under Features

Two years ago, security guard Timothy Freemole found out the Exceptional Education department students were playing chess with the Falcon Friends Club. The teachers did not know how to play, so Freemole took the chessboard and moved it into the library, and this is how the ongoing chess game bega...

Co-ed track takes on Jesse Days

Co-ed track takes on Jesse Days

Aiden Rushing, Reporter

April 13, 2018


Filed under Sports, Track

Results update: Men’s team placed third overall with 108 points Women’s team placed last overall with 9 points On Apr. 12, the annual Jesse Days co-ed track meet will be held at Brady Street Stadium with teams from North Scott, Pleasant Valley, Bettendorf, Davenport Central, Muscat...

Keeping up with the girls track team

Keeping up with the girls track team

Kate Kealey, Editor in chief

March 28, 2018


Filed under Sports, Track

The Davenport West Girls Track Team has their first outdoor meet on Thursday, Mar. 29 at North Scott High School. The girls have been practicing since January. Practices consist of lifting and running around the school hallways when weather is poor. “My favorite part of track is having fun with girls at...

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