Boosters tournament

Posted November 19, 2015 at 6:00 am

The annual West Sioux Booster Club basketball tournament will be held Saturday, Nov. 21 at the Middle and High School gyms. Game begin at 8 a.m.


    By Steve Peterson

    For the West Sioux third-ranked Class A district football champions, their 11-game run came to an end in the quarterfinal round 45-34 loss to Akron-Westfield Nov. 6.

    This meant the end of the football road for an exceptional group of seniors: Porter Hummel. Kezden Blankenship, Jett Boyer, Justin Negaard, Jordan Monsma, Adrian Topete and Luis Ortiz who had brought the community so close to the promised land of Cedar Falls.

    They have memories of

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    West Sioux football squad statistics: 11 games

    West Sioux football statistics for 11 games, 11-0 record:

    For passing, Porter Hummel was 135 completions in 205 attempts, 2,758 yards. 20.4 yards per completion, 11 interceptions, 30 touchdowns, 76 longest (for 10 games); Jake Lynott, 10 completions in 11 attempts, 114 yards, 11.4 yards per completion, 1 touchdown, 12 yards; Trevor Schuller, 1 completion, 1 attempt, 8 yards; and Kezden Blankenship, 0 completions, 1 attempt.

    For rushing: Blankenship, 149 attempts, 992 yards, 6.7 yards per carry, 14 touchdowns,

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    Pullman finishes 25th at state cross country

    By Steve Peterson

    West Sioux junior Hailey Pullman finished 25th at the Girls Class 1A State Cross Country Meet held at Lakeside Golf Course in Fort Dodge Oct. 31.

    Pullman had a time of 20:53.4 for the 5K course.

    Pullman qualified for state for the third straight year, and this was her best finish. She had finished 50th and 79th.

    “Pullman continued her upward movement in

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    Falcons survive first playoff test: face L-B again

    By Steve Peterson

    West Sioux dodged the elements and Maple Valley-Anton-Oto for a 36-7 Class A first round playoff win at home Oct. 28.

    The Falcons increased their record to 10-0 with the win.

    West Sioux faced Lawton-Bronson, a district foe, in the second round game on Nov. 2 for the right for the state quarterfinal berth on Friday, Nov. 6. West Sioux Head Football Coach Ryan Schwiesow was expecting a tough task

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    Pullman advances to state cross country

    By Steve Peterson

    West Sioux junior Hailey Pullman qualified for the State Class 1A Cross Country Meet with a fifth place finish at the West Sioux State Qualifying Meet Oct. 22.

    Pullman ran the 5K course at Hawarden Golf Course in a time of 21:03.83. The top 15 finishers qualify for the state meet.

    The winner for the State Qualifying Meet was freshman Madison Schiernback of Odebolt-Arthur-Battle

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    Rodenburgh makes All-WEC

    West Sioux sophomore Taylor Rodenburgh was named to the All-War Eagle Conference Honorable Mention volleyball list. She was the only Lady Falcon selected.

    West Sioux had a 4-8 WEC, 9-21 overall record.

    Lady Falcons’ season ends at Boyden-Hull

    By Steve Peterson

    West Sioux’s volleyball team saw its season come to an end with a 3-0 loss to Boyden-Hull in the first round of the Class 2A regional tournament Oct. 20 in Hull.

    Set scores were 25-10, 25-21 and 25-17 for Boyden-Hull.

    The Lady Falcons finished with a 9-22 overall record.

    “My girls had a great improving season,” said West Sioux Head Coach Mollie Koopmans.

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    WS makes its mark in history: a 9-0 regular season

    By Steve Peterson

    West Sioux’s football team, ranked third in Class A, completed a first for the school in achieving an unbeaten regular season with a 33-14 win at Alta-Aurelia on Oct. 23.

    The Falcons head into the first round of the playoffs Oct. 28 with a 9-0 record, 7-0 in Class A, District No. 2 games. West Sioux had clinched its first district title the week before and a first ever first round home playoff game. The Falcons will

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