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Highlights from the Drake Relays

Highlights from the Drake Relays

Kara Wagenknecht and Leah Dusterhoft
May 2, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track and Field

The Drake Relays took place April 27-29 at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. These relays attract university, college and professional track athletes from all around the nation. High school athletes also compete, and to qualify they must have their jump, throw or run be among the top in the state, all classes...

Girls soccer team holds on to their undefeated record

Girls soccer team holds on to their undefeated record

Kara Wagenknecht, Photographer
May 1, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Soccer, Sports

The Women on Troy defeated Cedar Falls last Thursday, April 27, to remain undefeated this season. Here are some photo highlights from the game.

Boys and girls tennis undefeated

Boys and girls tennis undefeated

Lauren Katz, Copy Editor
April 29, 2017
Filed under Sports, Tennis

With regionals fast approaching, the girls and boys tennis teams are having competitive seasons. Boys tennis coach Mitch Gross is “really pleased with where [the team is] at this point in the season. “Everyone’s really stepped up,” he said. “This will be a very important week and we’ll...

Track and field teams head to “Blue Oval” for Drake Relays

Track and field teams head to “Blue Oval” for Drake Relays

Gabby Skopec, Sports Editor
April 25, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track and Field

This Thursday through Saturday the track and field teams will head to the 108th annual Drake Relays held at Drake University in Des Moines. Tickets can be purchased outside of the stadium. The Drake Relays is a unique event, as all four classes are combined for the opportunity to compete against each...

Track teams put up a fight at the Forwald/Coleman Relays

Track teams put up a fight at the Forwald/Coleman Relays

Kara Wagenknecht, Photographer
April 24, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track and Field

Girls Results (Top 3 placewinners) 100 meter hurdles: 1. Valerie Welch '17 14.53 3,000 meter run: 1. Bailey Nock '18 10:25.76 2. Gabby Skopec '17 10:35.66 400 meter hurdles: 2. Welch 1:05.56 4x100 meter relay: 3. West High 51.27 4x100 shuttle hurdle relay: 2. West High 1:07.20 4x20...

Meet the senior boys soccer starters

Meet the senior boys soccer starters

Jiung Jung, Copy Editor
April 13, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Soccer

West Side Story: What is your favorite aspect of soccer? Alex Andersen '17: Being an impact player and making big plays when the team needs me most. I love scoring goals and celebrating with my team and the fans. Zach Logsden '17: I'm really competitive, so I like winning, but I also like how cl...

West boy’s track and field team dominates Hollingsworth Relays

West boy’s track and field team dominates Hollingsworth Relays

Kara Wagenknecht
April 12, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track and Field

Results (Top 3 placewinners) Hollingsworth Relays Team- 1.  West High 115.50, 2. Cedar Rapids Kennedy 79.00, 3. Western Dubuque 71.00 200 meter dash- 1. Gabe Caruthers '19 22.91 800 meter run- 2. Derek Nugent '17 1:57.47, 3. Jeff Garbutt '18 2:01.33 1600 meter run- 3. Kolby Greiner ...

Track and field teams continue strong start to season

Track and field teams continue strong start to season

Gabby Skopec and Kara Wagenknecht
April 4, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track and Field

Despite the first two outdoor meets being rescheduled due to weather conditions, the boys track and field team has not wavered. The team came away with a win March 31 at the Wilkinson Relays for their second consecutive victory. The girls track and field team has also had a strong start; the team wo...

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