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Senior Spotlight

Posted October 23, 2014 at 5:00 am



by: Joel Brenner

Hannah Koele, daughter of Bruce and Carri Koele, was born May 28, 1997, at St. Luke’s in Sioux City. Her siblings names are Tyler, Lexi, and Brooke.

Three of “Han’s” high school activities include Large Group & Individual Speech, FFA, and Volleyball, which is her favorite sport.

Her favorite pastimes are hanging out with friends, going to la juas, and shopping.

“Hannah Banana’s” favorite movies are Shooter and

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    Question Of the Week

    by: Joel Brenner

    This week’s question of the week is “What is your favorite word?”

    Wyatt Heyl, a junior, replied, “Skedaddle, because of the way it feels in my mouth when I say it.”

    Tony Fountoulakis, a senior, replied, “Suppose.”

    Austin Allard, a sophomore, replied, “21.”

    Ben Ostermyer, a sophomore, replied, “SQUAD.”

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    Brei Moffatt

    by: Wyatt Heyl

    Brei Moffatt, daughter of Josh and Glenda Kemner, was born on March 10, 1997. She has one brother Austin Kemner.

    Three of her high school activities are cheer-leading for one year, volleyball for two years, and track for three years.

    Brei’s favorite pastimes were

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    Guys and Dolls practice in full swing

    by: Joel Brenner

    Guys and Dolls was conceived by producers Cy Feuer and Ernest Martin as an adaption of Damon Runyon’s short stories. These stories written in the 1920’s and 1930’s, concerned gangsters, gamblers, and other characters of the New York underworld.

    Guys and Dolls made its premiere on Broadway in 1950. It ran for 1200 performances and won the Tony Award

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    MS Football fights for win against Hinton

    by: Jacob Neubrand

    On Thursday, October 16, the seventh and eighth grade football teams faced off against the Hinton Blackhawks.

    The seventh grade lost a tough one 18-0. Stats for the game include: Jack Anderson with 5 of 8 completions for 76 yards and 4 tackles; Adam Allard had 2 receptions and 6 rushes for a total of 49 yards along with 2 tackles; Chance Foster rushed the ball twice and had 1 reception for a total of 56 yards.

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    Eighth Grade Volleyball loses to Gehlen

    by: Jacob Neubrand

    The eighth grade volleyball team played Gehlen Catholic on Monday, October 13 and lost both of their battles with Gehlen.

    The Lady Westerners lost the “A-team” games in two sets, 25-9 and 25-6. They also lost the “B-team” games in two sets, 25-18 and 25-11.

    JV Football wins again

    by: Jacob Neubrand

    The A-W JV football team played Unity Christian on Monday, October 13, and won by a score of 30-14.

    Leading the way for the offense was Kyle Johnson who was 8 for 21 for 206 yards passing with 2 touchdowns and 2 interceptions. Johnson also carried the ball for 98 yards on 14 attempts.

    Tristin Golden had 14 rushes for 118 yards and 2 touchdowns. Golden also caught 2 passes

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    Eight Grade Volleyball ends season with loss to EP-J

    by: Wyatt Heyl

    On October 14, the eighth grade volleyball team lost a hard fought battle against Elk Point-Jefferson.

    The “A-team” lost their first game 21-14 and their second game with a score of 21-4.

    The “B-team” lost 21-11 in the first game. The Lady Westerners battled hard in the second game, losing 24-22.

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    Anthony Strom

    by: Tony Fountoulakis

    Anthony Strom, aka Stromy or Turbo, was born at Mercy Medical Center on June 17, 1996. He is the son of Julie Strom and has two brothers, Kyle and Luke Strom.

    Anthony is not in any high school activities and has no favorite sport. For a pastime, he would prefer to work on

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    Lady Westerners sweep RU

    by: Desi Oltmanns

    The Lady Westerners hosted Remsen Union on Tuesday, October 7. The Varsity, JV, and C-team all beat the Rockets, with the C-team and JV teams each winning in two sets.