Central Lyon ousts WS spikers

Posted October 22, 2014 at 6:35 pm

West Sioux’s volleyball team had the tough task of facing the No. 1-ranked team in Class 1A in the first playoff round.

Host Central Lyon ended the Lady Falcons’ season with a 3-0 sweep in Rock Rapids Oct. 21. Set scores were 25-6, 25-13 and 25-9.

Central Lyon had a 35-3 record.

West Sioux finished with a 10-18 overall record.

    Trinity spoils WS spikers’ senior night

    By Steve Peterson

    Four West Sioux senior volleyball players, Rylee Negaard, Jenna Rehder, Callie Schmidt and Calena Topete closed out their home volleyball careers as the Lady Falcons faced Trinity Christian in a War Eagle Conference battle Oct. 16.

    The Tigers downed the Lady Falcons, 3-1. Trinity Christian won Set No. 1, 25-17 but West Sioux responded with a 25-18 win in Set No. 2. Trinity Christian took the next two sets, 25-22 and 25-20 respectively.

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    HMS outlasts West Sioux spikers, 3-1

    By Steve Peterson

    Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn turned back West Sioux’s volleyball team’s efforts for a road conference win and held on to win 3-1 Oct. 14 in Hartley.

    HMS won Set No. 1, 25-18. West Sioux bounced back for a 26-24 win in Set NO. 2. The Hawks then won, 25-14 in Set No. 3 and 25-15 in Set No. 4 to finish the match. West Sioux had a 10-16 record after the loss.

    “West

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    Pullman leads WS runners at MMC

    By Steve Peterson

    Lady Falcon cross country runners traveled to Marcus to take on the rest of the War Eagle Conference at the league meet in windy conditions Oct. 13.

    The cross country meet was hosted by Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn.

    In the Falcon boys’ varsity race, Logan Veen-Stege had a time of 29:17.98 and finished 42nd.

    In the girls’ varsity, sophomore Hailey Pullman finished seventh in the varsity

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    Falcons suffer beating at hands of Wildcats

    By Steve Peterson

    Ouch.

    That’s the best way to describe what happened when West Sioux put its 5-1 record, 3-1 district, to the test against district co-leader Woodbury Central of Moville.

    The Wildcats smashed the Falcons’ homecoming fun with a 42-6 win.

    It started well, with a TV appearance for West Sioux students and the spirit and hoopla of Homecoming.

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    Falcons’ spikers gain 3-1 win over RSM

    By Steve Peterson

    West Sioux’s volleyball team got back on track and thrilled a Homecoming crowd with a 3-1 War Eagle Conference win over Remsen-St. Mary’s Oct. 9.

    The Lady Falcons won the first set, 25-19; lost the second, 27-25; won the third, 25-20; and won the fourth, 25-19 in close battles.

    West Sioux was 10-15 overall record after the win.

    “I was happy with the

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    Hinton pulls away from Lady Falcons

    By Steve Peterson

    West Sioux’s volleyball team started the school’s Homecoming week with a good challenge in the first set against powerful Hinton in a War Eagle Conference battle Oct. 6.

    In the end, the Blackhawks were too tough for the Lady Falcons with a 3-0 sweep. Set scores were 25-21, 25-14 and 25-16.

    After a 15-11 deficit, the Lady Falcons led 20-19 and it was tied as late as 21-21 but the

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    Pullman wins division title at WS’s meet

    By Steve Peterson

    West Sioux sophomore Hailey Pullman had a time of 17:00 minutes in the Falcons girls’ cross country meet held at Hawarden Golf Course Oct. 9.

    “It’s a very good time. It was one minute faster than last year here and the second time that she had a 17-minute time,” said West Sioux Head Coach Duane Sperle.

    Pullman finished first in the Class B Division.

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    Lady Jays turn back Lady Falcons

    By Steve Peterson

    Gehlen Catholic bounced back from a rough Unity Christian tournament to get back in the winning ways when they handed West Sioux a 3-0 War Eagle Conference volleyball loss Sept. 30 in Le Mars.

    West Sioux dropped to 9-14 record overall. Gehlen Catholic improved to 16-14 record.

    Set scores were 25-18, 25-15 and 25-18 for the ninth-ranked Jays.

    In the first set, the

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    Falcons clobber Jays for fifth victory

    By Steve Peterson

    West Sioux went with the rushing game for the most part, and the Falcons were able to dominate Gehlen Catholic, 35-0 on Oct. 3 for a Class A, District No. 2 win.

    Falcons quarterback Porter Hummel carried for touchdowns of 10, two and one yards to end drives as the offensive line continued to win the battle of the trenches for Hummel and Mario Topete, who had 30 carries for 201 yards. Topete also had a 31-yard

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