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Posted February 15, 2018 at 5:53 pm

Good Luck:

Girls Basketball

Boys Basketball

State Wrestlers

All-State Large Group Speech


    Senior Pictures Needed

    Please bring your senior picture

    that will be used in the yearbook

    to Mr. Thonstad.

    IE Speech To Hold Recital

    The A-W Individual Events Speech participants will be holding a recital on Tuesday, February 20, at 6:00 PM in the Akron-Westfield Auditorium.

    Students participating in Individual Events Speech this year are:


    Jack Anderson, Emmy Knuth, Laken Mullinix, Rose Witt, and Marlene Zamora.

    Expository Address:

    Cameron Schroeder.

    Literary Program:

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    JV Boys Basketball Games Recap

    By: Brandon Tentinger

    On Monday, January 29, the Westerner JV boys basketball team hosted the Falcons of West Sioux.

    A-W lost the game by a score of 46-30. Cecil Kidd led the offense with a team high 10 points.

    By: Cody Hillrichs

    On Tuesday, February 6, the JV boys traveled to Gehlen Catholic in Le Mars.

    The Westerners lost a by

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    Senior Spotlight



    By: Ty Carl

    Courtney Waterbury also known as, “Court” or “Waterbug”, is the daughter of Randy and Joanne Waterbury. She was born on February 8, 2000, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She is the youngest of her three siblings, Randall Waterbury, Brooke Rolfes, and Tyler Waterbury.

    Her favorite childhood memory was when

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    JV Girls Lose To South O’Brien

    By: Damien Ericson

    In the final JV Girls basketball game of the season, the Lady Westerners of Akron-Westfield hosted the South O’Brien Wolverines on Friday, February 2.

    The Lady Westerners came up short, losing 27-35.

    Scoring for the Westerner ladies were Sophie Knuth with 8 points, McKenna Moats with 6 points, Jayla Berg with 5 points, and Hailey Wilken and McKenna Van Eldik with 4 points each.


    Nevaeh Beyer’s name has been misspelled in recent Westerner Review publications. We want to apologize to Nevaeh for the mistakes. Sorry Nevaeh!

    MS Girls B-ball Split With WS

    By: Brooklyn Gravenish

    The middle girls basketball teams traveled the 12 miles up to Hawarden to battle the West Sioux Falcons on Monday, February 5.

    The 7th grade girls lost a close game by a final score of 17-12. Leading the offense were Natalie Olson scoring 4 points, Katie Johnson and Alyssa Nemesio with 3 points each, and Alexis Swoyer added 2 points.

    The 8th grade girls beat the Falcons 50-5. Leading the

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    Question of the Week

    By: Cody Hillrichs

    Students and staff were asked, “What is your dream job was and why?”

    Ian Ortiz, a senior, said, “I would be a music producer because it’s my dream job and I think it would fit perfectly with my passion for music.”

    Mrs. Robin Dirks, art teacher, said, “It would be fun to work at Disney World as a character. I could walk around and

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    Senior Spotlight



    Quentin Logan Hoffer was born on July 2, 1999, in Sioux City, Iowa. His parents are Sabrina Landesman and Travis Hoffer. Quentin has a brother named Elijah and a sister named Anastasia.

    Quentin is involved in football and enjoys weight lifting, which is a big reason C.T. Fletcher, the bodybuilder, inspires him the most.

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