Lynott’s late charge wins 800-Meters for Falcons

Posted April 22, 2015 at 3:23 pm

By Steve Peterson

West Sioux freshman Jake Lynott gained first, second and third-place finishes in the Unity Christian Track and Field Meet April 13 at Northwestern College.

“Lynott had a heckuva meet,” said West Sioux Head Coach Dennis Weerheim.

Lynott won the 800-Meter Run in a time of 2:09.

“He was in third place and kicked it in. He blew by the other two guys,” said Weerheim.

Lynott was second in the Long Jump with 19 feet 3 inches.

Lynott was third in the 400-Yard Dash with a time of 54 seconds.

Lynott accounted for

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    WS boys top SOS in boys’ golf opener Lady Falcons lose to SOS

    By Steve Peterson

    West Sioux edged South O’Brien, 180-185, in the War Eagle Conference season opening boys’ golf match April 13 in Primghar.

    The Falcons’ Kezden Blankenship and SOS’s Cordell Tesch tied for medalist honors with scores of 43.

    WS’s other scores were Porter Hummel, 44; Zach Hulshof, 44; Jace VanDenBerg, 49; Derek Benda 50 and Andrew Renken, 51.

    SOS scores were Marcus Faust, 44 strokes;

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    Lady Falcons have strong meet at Hinton

    By Julie Ann Madden

    The Lady Falcons placed fourth in the Class B Division of the 25th annual Hinton Blackhawks Invitational Track Meet April 17.

    Their results are as follows:

    100-Meter Dash: Josie McKee, 14.47 seconds, fourth place; and Camyron Ballard, 18.72 seconds.

    200-Meter Dash: Danna Schipper, 34.21 seconds; and Camyron Ballard, 40.38 seconds.

    400-Meter Dash: Emma Avery, 70.58,

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    Falcons fall to Dutch in soccer battle

    By Steve Peterson

    The West Sioux boys’ soccer team lost a 3-1 decision to MOC-Floyd Valley April 16 at home.

    The Falcons had a 1-3 overall record after the loss.

    Kezden Blankenship scored the West Sioux goal off an assist from Mario Topete.

    Michael Trageser played goalie for the Falcons and made eight saves.

    West Sioux is at Sioux

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    Upcoming spring sports

    Upcoming sports and events at West Sioux include the following:

    April 17: 5 p.m., girls’ track at Hinton.

    April 18: High School Music Instrumental Contest, home.

    April 20: 4:30 p.m., coed golf, Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn and Remsen Union, home; 4:30 p.m., boys’ soccer, Western Christian in Hull; 5 p.m., girls’ soccer, Western Christian, home; 5 p.m., girls’ track at Sheldon.

    April 21: 4:30 p.m., boys track and

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    WS, Unity Christian open girls’ soccer season

    By Steve Peterson

    West Sioux battled Unity Christian to open the 2015 girls’ soccer season and ended with a 2-0 loss in a competitive match.

    The junior varsity played to a 0-0 tie with Unity Christian.

    Temperatures were in the 40s with constant rain and wind April 6 for the Lady Falcons’ home opener.

    “Last year we lost to them, 7-0 in the opener so I’m

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    Four WS tracksters place at Elk Point

    By Steve Peterson

    West Sioux boys’ and girls’ track and field teams competed in the Elk Point-Jefferson, S.D., meets April 7.

    “I thought we did well competing against some bigger schools there,” said West Sioux Track Coach Dennis Weerheim.

    Highlights for the boys included Kezden Blankenship finishing in third place in the 100-Yard Dash with a time of 11.82 for third place.

    “He was three-one-hundreths of

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    ‘All About That Action’ wins hoops tourney

    First Baptist Church of Hawarden held its annual fundraising basketball tournament at West Sioux High School March 28. “All About That Action” beat “The Contenders” for the title, 82-63. The winning team members are (First Row l-r:) Ethan McManaman, Jerome Hoegh, (Second Row l-r:) Mark Aldeman, Bobbi McManaman, Brooke McManaman, Whitney Vander Maten, Jacey Hoegh and Jerod Hoegh. A total of 16 teams competed. “Comeback 02” and “And 1” were the other final four teams. Funds raised by a pie auction went

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    Falcons’ Spring Sports begins

    By Steve Peterson

    Upcoming sports and events at West Sioux include the following:

    April 6: 4:30 p.m., girls’ soccer, Unity Christian, home; 5 p.m., boys’ soccer, Unity Christian in Orange City.

    April 7: 3:30 p.m., co-ed track and field meet at Elk Point-Jefferson.

    April 9: 4:30 p.m., co-ed golf, Harris-Lake Park at Hawarden Golf Course; 5 p.m., girls’ soccer, at Storm Lake; 5 p.m., boys’ soccer,

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    Falcons’ Spring Sports begins

    By Steve Peterson

    Upcoming sports and events at West Sioux include the following:

    April 6: 4:30 p.m., girls’ soccer, Unity Christian, home; 5 p.m., boys’ soccer, Unity Christian in Orange City.

    April 7: 3:30 p.m., co-ed track and field meet at Elk Point-Jefferson.

    April 9: 4:30 p.m., co-ed golf, Harris-Lake Park at Hawarden Golf Course; 5 p.m., girls’ soccer, at Storm Lake; 5 p.m., boys’ soccer,

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