MS Boys Basketball Battle MMC-RU

Posted January 13, 2018 at 10:54 pm

By: Brandon Tentinger

On Thursday, December 14, both middle school boys basketball teams played MMC-RU.

The A-Team beat the Royals by a score of 43 to 40. Tyson Fairbanks lead with 22 points. Bryce Stowe, Parker Britton, and Cade Walkingstick each had 6 points and Sam Philips added 3 points

B-Team lost 53-17 with Matthew Nelson and Jacob Myers each scoring 6 points. Garrett Rush had 3 points and Lucas Langley, Jacob Hankins, Bryce Jurgensen all scored 2 points.

    MS Boys Basketball Finish Season with Gehlen Catholic

    By: Brady Bergman

    On Monday, December 18, the middle school basketball A-Team and B-Team took on the Jays of Gehlen Catholic.

    The A-Team lost 22-42. Leading scorers were Cade Walkingstick with 8 points and Bryce Stowe with 5 points. Parker Britton had 4 points, Ashton Otten and Tyson Fairbanks scored 2 points, and Landon Schuknecht added 1 point.

    The B-Team lost a hard fought game 18-33. Leading the team was Michael Varns with

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    2017 Middle School Boys Basketball Team

    Front Row: Jacob Myers, Landon Schuknecht, Tyson Fairbanks, Parker Britton,

    Sam Philips, Bryce Stowe, Colby Main

    Middle Row: Michael Swancutt, Tanner Staffon, Bryce Jurgensen, Matthew Nielsen,

    Jacob Hankins, Michael Varns, Garrett Rush

    Back Row: Ashton Otten, Cade Walkingstick, Lukas Langley

    JV Boys Lose Two Games Before Break

    By: Brandon Tentinger

    On December 18, the JV boys traveled to Lawton-Bronson and lost by a score of 52 to 21. Colton Dennison was the high scorer for the Westerners with 6 points.

    The following day, the JV boys traveled to Remsen and lost 57-36 to St. Mary’s. Brendon Kroksh led the Westerners with 9 points.

    JV Girls Basketball Team Playing Strong

    By: Brooklyn Gravenish

    On Tuesday, January 2, the JV Lady Westerners hosted the Gehlen Catholic Jays and were victorious by a score of 34-24.

    Hailey Wilken led the offense with 10 points; Elise Knapp and McKenna Moats each scored 6 points; and Jayla Berg and McKenna VanEldik both added two points.

    By: Brooklyn Gravenish

    On Monday, December 18, the JV girls traveled to Lawton-Bronson. The Lady Westerners lost

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    5th Graders Learn Yoga

    Students from Mrs. Sturgeon’s fifth grade class spent time on Friday, January 5, working on their yoga poses. Research has shown that students benefit from yoga by managing stress, building concentration, developing body awareness, and increasing confidence and positive self-image.

    Question of the Week

    By: Phill Mendoza

    Students and staff were asked, “What was the best part of your break and why?”

    A-W Study Hall Teacher, Mrs. Laurie Liebetrau, was first to Comment with, “taking naps… what about taking a nap is not the BEST.”

    Brady Bergman, a senior, stated, “Chilling at home with no priorities because I had nothing to worry about and I love watching Netflix.”

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    JV Boys Beat West Sioux

    By: Brandon Tentinger

    On Tuesday, December 5 the Akron-Westfield JV boys basketball team traveled to Hawarden to play the West Sioux Falcons. The Westerners were victorious in the game, winning by a final score of 38-24. For the Westerners, Cecil Kidd was the high scorer with 12 points.

    JV Boys Lose To Unity

    By: Brooklyn Gravenish

    On Tuesday, December 12 the Akron-Westfield JV boys basketball team hosted the Knights from Unity Christian. The Westerners lost by a score of 48-14, with Cecil Kidd being the high scorer with 6 points.

    MS Boys Battle Hinton

    By: Phill Mendoza

    Our Middle School boys lost both games against Hinton’s basketball boys on Friday, December 8.

    The A-Team lost their game 35-48. Tyson Fairbanks scored 13 points in this game. Bryce Stowe added 9 points, Landon Schuknecht scored 4 points, and Cade Walkingstick Sam Phillips, Ashton Otten, and Parker Britton all made 3 points.

    The B-Team also lost their game 28-51. Jacob Myers and Lucas Langley scored 6 points each. Michael

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