Middle School Boys Basketball Teams

Posted December 24, 2015 at 6:00 am

The 7th grade Boys Basketball team members are (back) Carter Meinen, Cameron Moore, Carter Anderson, Tanner Derochie, Sam Mullinix, Coach John Ludwig, (middle) Brent Tentinger, Rivers Moffatt, Kaden Hebert, Keegan Lyons, (front) Quinten Easton, Jader Briggs, Trevor Miller.


    Middle School Boys Basketball Teams

    The 8th grade Boys Basketball team members are (back) Charles Parks, Jackson Newton, Levi Hemmelrick, Jack Anderson, Logan Smith, Coach Scott Johnson, (middle) Daytona Foley, Chance Foster, Colton Dennison, Gage Pickell, Tyson Lamp, (front) Hunter Walkingstick, Ethan Ranschau, Donovan Irizarry.


    Senior Spotlight



    by: Tabitha Banks

    Kylie Dumas is the daughter of Jennifer Faulkner and Chuck Dumas. She was born on June 20, 1997.

    When she was younger Kylie imagined herself as a firefighter like her mom and grandpa.

    Her favorite childhood memory is going to her great

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    Question of the Week

    by: Lynnzee Siebens & Hannah Zahner

    This week, students and staff were asked “What do you want for Christmas?”

    Yahaira Gonzalez, a sophomore at Akron-Westfield, replied, “I would like for my brothers to come home from prison.”

    Sophomore Brady Bergman stated, “I want to be able to eat as much food as I want for Christmas.”

    Mr. Sheley, the Industrial

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    MS Basketball continues to play tough and improve

    by: Brenden Hansen

    On Friday December 11, the 7th and 8th grade boys took on the Blackhawks in Hinton.

    The 8th grade boys lost a hard fought game by a score of 31-41.

    The leading scorer was Jack Anderson with 20 points.

    Leading rebounders for the Westerners were Chance Foster and Anderson each with 6.

    The 7th grade boys

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    Semester Kick-Off Days

    Semester Kick-Off dress up days are scheduled for the first week back at school, January 4 through January 8.

    On Monday, students should dress-up like they just Rolled out of Bed.

    On Tuesday, students should dress as either Nerds or Jocks.

    Wednesday is

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    Briggs, Toben, Martinac win WEC wrestling titles

    By Steve Peterson

    Akron-Westfield wrestlers Skyler Briggs at 126 pounds, Tommy Toben at 145 pounds and Kane Martinac at 285 pounds were weight class champions from the War Eagle Conference meet at Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn in Marcus Dec. 15.

    Martinac, a junior, just started in wrestling but has a 7-2 record in the early going for the Westerners.

    “He gives up 30 to 40 pounds a match. It’s incredible what he’s done in such a

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    MS Basketball improves against RSM

    by: Caleb Colt

    On Monday, December 7, the 8th grade and 7th grade boys’ teams took on Remsen St. Mary’s in Remsen.

    The 8th graders lost 49-13. Leading scorers for the Westerners were Colton Dennison with 6 points and Jack Anderson with 3 points.

    Leading the rebound category were Dennison with 6 and Chance Foster with 4.

    The 7th graders lost 50-5. Leading scorers for the

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    Grades 9-12 Holiday Vocal & Instrumental Concert this Thursday

    by: Hannah Zahner

    The Akron-Westfield high school choir and band concert is scheduled for December 17, 2015. The concert will be performed in the auditorium at 7:30pm.

    The choir will be singing the Hallelujah Chorus; Caroling, Caroling; Sleigh Ride, The Twelve Days After Christmas; Carol of Winter Peace; and Coventry Carol.

    The high school band

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    Senior Spotlight



    by: Brenden Hansen

    Khallie McLaughlin, daughter of James and Nanette McLaughlin, was born March 17, 1998, in Cherokee, IA.

    Khallie is also known as “Khal” or “Khal-Pal”.

    Khallie has five brothers whose names are Cory, Robbie, Cody, Nicholas, and Michael. Khallie also has a sister

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