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Several of West’s track state qualifiers pose for a picture.

The Finish Line

Alec Shipley, Web Editor May 25, 2022

The 2022 track season has come and gone. The Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) state meet was held from May 19-21 at Drake Stadium in Des Moines, Iowa. Top track athletes from all over Iowa...

Alyssa Broer ‘22 practices jumps right before she goes on with her team to do their state lyrical dance. In addition to their state competition the dance team danced at halftime for basketball and football games. “One thing I really enjoy about the dance team is our basketball season. It’s always so fun when we are in the hallway practicing before we go out because I get to hang out with my best friends. When performing we are closer to the crowd and it makes dancing for them so much easier,” Broer said.

Performing behind a mask

Isabella Martens, Reporter February 17, 2021

Sparkly costumes, faces full of makeup, and big smiles is what people usually think of when they hear dance, but the Diamond Dancers have proven that there is much more to it.  Since this summer, the...

Senior Alex Schwindt pushes past a competitor.

Falcons race to state

Tori Dierikx, Reporter October 23, 2018

“Get focused, get ready, this is it,” girls cross country coach Arron Rietz said. The 20 minute bus ride from West High School to Crow Creek park was full of excitement and tension. On Thursday,...

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