JV Girls Basketball Win Big Over WS

Posted January 18, 2018 at 8:22 pm

By: Brooklyn Gravenish

On January 9, the JV Girls basketball team hosted West Sioux and won 48-25. Elise Knapp scored 18 points and Jayla Berg added 8 points. The Westerners out rebounded the Falcons by 19.

    5th Graders Learn Yoga

    Mrs. Sturgeon’s 5th grade class recently spent on of their PE periods learning yoga from Mrs. Sturgeon’s daughter, Tasha Bourassa.

    Tasha is a student at Iowa State University studying elementary education. Last summer, she decided to go through yoga teacher training at Be Yoga in Sioux City, Iowa. Tasha completed the month long course and got a job teaching yoga classes on campus at ISU.

    “I asked her if she would be willing to teach a yoga class to

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    Sole JV Wrestler 2-1 at WS Tournament

    By: Cody Hillrichs

    Cole Moffatt was the only A-W wrestler to participate in the West Sioux JV wrestling tournament on Monday, January 8. Cole won two matches, one by pin and one by a 7-4 decision, and lost one match.

    JV Boys Basketball Lose To TC Tigers

    By: Phill Mendoza

    On Friday, January 6, the A-W JV boys basketball team traveled to Hull to play the Trinity Christian Tigers. The Westerners lost their game against the Tigers by a score of 51-39. Brendan Kroksh was the high scorer for the Westerners with 12 points.

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    Michael Vander-Meulen was born on May 2, 1999, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Sioux City, Iowa to Mike and the late Marie VanderMeulen. “Moike” has two older sisters, Joanna and Heather.

    Mike spends his free time reading and playing video games. His favorite sport is baseball.

    Moike’s favorite movie is Law

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    Question of the Week

    By: Phill Mendoza

    Students and staff were asked, “What classes do you feel should be added to Akron-Westfield curriculum and why do you feel that way?”

    The first response was from Mr. Mike Allner who stated, “I think no classes are necessary. A-W has a very strong curriculum that identifies the necessary course needed to prepare for college and trade school.”

    Mr. Lucas Werner, who said, “Beekeeping.

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    By: Paige Hasenbank

    Danika Smith, also known as “Danny” and “Smithy” was born on December 18, 1999, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota to Kim and Briggs Smith. Danika has four siblings: Kayla, Kylee, Logan, and Josie.

    Danika’s favorite childhood memory was when she was riding her bike to the pool and had a bag on her handlebars. Her bag

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    MS Boys Basketball Battle MMC-RU

    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,

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    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