Lady Falcons start track season indoors

Posted March 24, 2015 at 7:39 pm

By Steve Peterson

West Sioux girls’ track team got the season off to a good start at the War Eagle Conference meet held indoors March 16 at Dordt College in Sioux Center.

“The goal was to get some times in because we had not been outside much,” said West Sioux Head Coach Dennis Weerheim. “They all ran well.”

“The exciting thing about this year is that we have 12 or 13 athletes on the team,” he said, “and we can move them around. We have a lot more options.”

Freshman Taylor Rodenburgh was third in the shot put for the Lady Falcons.

Callie Schmidt, the only senior on the

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    WS boys track has competitors

    By Steve Peterson

    West Sioux freshman Jake Lynott was the lone Falcon in the boys’ meet at the War Eagle Conference indoor track and field meet held March 16 at Dordt College.

    “He runs hard, is a great runner and very dedicated to the program,” said West Sioux boys’ track Head Coach Dennis Weerheim.

    Lynott competed in the 200-Meter Run and 400-Meter Run for the Falcons in the first meet. No results were

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    WS boys’ hoops players win honors for 11-win year

    By Steve Peterson

    West Sioux boys’ basketball team improved from seven wins in 2013-2014 to 11 victories this season.

    Team members received awards and a recap of the season from coaches at the annual team banquet held March 5.

    “This is the first group that I taught every single one of them in class and coached them,” said Head Coach Jerome Hoegh.

    Post-season highlights included juniors

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    photo by Steve Peterson

    By Steve Peterson

    The West Sioux Middle School wrestling season concluded Feb. 26 with a meet at Kingsley-Pierson High School.

    The Falcons hosted a meet Feb. 24 including Akron-Westfield, West Lyon and Hinton.

    “We had about 24 kids on the team with about half of them new to wrestling. They did very well this year,” said Middle School Head Coach Josh Martinsen.

    In junior high meets,

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