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Owen Aanestad
Owen Aanestad is a junior at West. This is his second year on staff working for the online publication as the online sports editor and yearbook co-sports editor. In addition to playing football and baseball, he enjoys taking pictures.

Owen Aanestad, Online Sports Editor and Yearbook Co-Sports Editor

Nov 25, 2020
New name, same game (Media)
Nov 13, 2020
No cap recap: postseason (Story)
Nov 11, 2020
Trojan athletes sign National Letters of Intent from home (Story/Media)
Nov 04, 2020
Life in the fast lane (Story/Media)
Oct 31, 2020
Morgan leads Trojans to state quarterfinals (Story)
Oct 30, 2020
Boys cross country team makes tenth consecutive appearance at state meet (Story)
Oct 17, 2020
Girls swim team impresses at virtual MVC conference meet (Story)
Oct 17, 2020
The digital dilemma (Media)
Oct 17, 2020
Broken season (Media)
Oct 16, 2020
2020 summer recap (Media)
Oct 10, 2020
Trojans improve to 4-0 and undefeated regular season (Story)
Oct 07, 2020
The route to success (Story/Media)
Sep 28, 2020
No cap recap: fall sports shutdown (Story)
Sep 05, 2020
West keeps the boot for the fourth consecutive year (Story)
Aug 29, 2020
Trojan football team shuts out Liberty in season opener (Story)
Jul 18, 2020
Baseball team falls to Linn-Mar in substate quarterfinals (Story)
May 28, 2020
MVC releases 2020 baseball and softball schedules (Story)
May 13, 2020
Stay-at-home athletes (Story/Media)
May 09, 2020
Top 10 sports moments of 2019-2020 (Story/Media)
Mar 26, 2020
IHSAA releases 2020 football schedules (Story)
Mar 24, 2020
Ultimate frisbee team growing in competitiveness, inclusivity (Media)
Mar 11, 2020
Bayless puts Ankeny past Trojans in state quarterfinal (Story)
Mar 06, 2020
No cap recap: state championship edition (Story)
Mar 05, 2020
Transfers on the rise for West athletics (Media)
Mar 03, 2020
Boys basketball team advances to their 10th consecutive state tournament (Story)
Feb 28, 2020
Boys basketball team advances to substate final (Story)
Feb 25, 2020
Regrowing confidence (Media)
Feb 20, 2020
Beneath the jersey: the 20-year history of sports uniforms at West (Media)
Feb 17, 2020
Top 10 best and worst of West uniforms (Media)
Feb 09, 2020
No cap recap: boys basketball JV squad (Story)
Feb 05, 2020
Winter sports signing day (Story)
Jan 28, 2020
Defense puts Women of Troy past Dubuque Wahlert (Story)
Jan 26, 2020
Living legends (Story/Media)
Jan 21, 2020
Boys swimming team finishes undefeated dual season with win over City High (Story)
Jan 19, 2020
No cap recap: Barker wrestlers (Story)
Jan 16, 2020
Boys wrestling team beats Muscatine, Liberty in triangular meet (Media)
Jan 07, 2020
Boys basketball knocks off highly-ranked Dubuque Hempstead (Story)
Jan 07, 2020
Fighting for change: examining the combative culture at West High (Media)
Dec 27, 2019
Beneath the surface (Media)
Dec 23, 2019
No cap recap: Pleasant surprises and biggest questions of the winter sports season (Story)
Dec 20, 2019
Basketball teams sweep Linn-Mar (Story)
Dec 17, 2019
Boys swim team makes a statement in dual win over Linn-Mar (Story)
Dec 14, 2019
Girls and boys basketball teams compete at City (Story)
Dec 10, 2019
Women of Troy handle Bobcats in home opening win (Story)
Dec 01, 2019
Boys basketball season preview (Story/Media)
Nov 30, 2019
No cap recap: What is the hardest high school sport? (Media)
Nov 26, 2019
West falls in Battle for the Pins (Story)
Nov 24, 2019
Girls basketball season preview (Media)
Nov 10, 2019
No cap recap: Fall sports (Story)
Nov 07, 2019
Best Buddies and PALS hold third annual basketball game against faculty (Media)
Nov 02, 2019
Cross country teams compete at state (Story)
Oct 29, 2019
West volleyball season upended by Little Hawks in three sets (Media)
Oct 25, 2019
Trojan Workhorses: Offensive linemen (Media)
Oct 22, 2019
Battle for the Boot preview (Story/Media)
Oct 12, 2019
Hoover heroic for playoff-hopeful Trojans (Media)
Oct 08, 2019
Forced to scramble (Media)
Oct 06, 2019
Trojan Workhorses: Emma Dunlap ’22 and Kearsten Lenth ’22 (Media)
Oct 03, 2019
Recruiting Trail with Tate Crane (Media)
Oct 01, 2019
No off season (Media)
Sep 25, 2019
Two schools, one city (Media)
Sep 21, 2019
Football team loses to Rams 23-21 (Media)
Sep 07, 2019
West football beaten down by bruising Bulldogs 42-15 (Media)
Aug 31, 2019
Boys cross country places third at Prairie Invitational (Media)
Aug 31, 2019
Trojans fall to North Scott 14-7 in season opener (Media)
Aug 27, 2019
Young, inexperienced volleyball team falls to City in three sets (Media)
Aug 01, 2019
Patience key as Trojans top PV 6-3 (Media)
Jun 06, 2019
Staying green while chasing gold (Media)
Mar 01, 2019
Where they are now (Story)
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