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Work progresses at football field

Work continues on the Akron-Westfield sports complex at the football field. The new stands are in and work on the new concession stand continues (upper right). The new press box has been added since the picture was taken.

Work progresses at football field

Work progresses at football field Work continues on the Akron-Westfield sports complex at the football field. The new stands are in and work on the new concession stand continues (upper right). The new press box has been added since the picture was taken.

Blowe wins shot put in season-opening meet

 

A-W track and field teams get off to quick start at Dan Lennon Invite

 By Greg Bates

Contributing writer

Five A-W students recipients of War Eagle top 5%

Five Akron-Westfield juniors and seniors were recipients of the 2024 War Eagle Conference top 5% of their class academically and were honored at a recent banquet: seniors Ashton McCully and Audrey Miller and juniors Daynen McKee, Campbell Anderson, and Josie Jacobs.

​​​​​​​New, expanded weight room has been a hit

Akron-Westfield athletes are taking advantage of new, state-of-the-art equipment

By Greg Bates

Contributing writer

Legion baseball opens season

The weather was a little windy, but nice, for an afternoon of baseball March 10 at Sargent Field in Akron. The Akron-Westfield American Legion baseball team opened its season facing Le Mars in a double header. The first pitch was thrown out by Hoschler Post Commander Stan Rolfes.

​​​​​​​Hughes’ recruiting starts to pick up

Westerner junior is ready to play basketball in college

 

By Greg Bates

Contributing writer

All Conference honors

Three Akron-Westfield girls basketball players have been named  All-Conference: Mackenzie Hughes, first team, Josie Jacobs, second team, and Allie Swoyer, honorable mention. A-W finished fourth in the War Eagle Conference with a 7-3 record.

​​​​​​​Westerners enjoy a program-changing season

 

Boys’ hoops will have to replace seven seniors as well as its coach for next year

 By Greg Bates

Contributing writer

​​​​​​​Netley has successful season on ice

 

Freshman is lone A-W hockey player with Sioux City Metros JV squad

 By Greg Bates

Contributing writer

​​​​​​​Wrestling program takes a big step forward

By Greg Bates

Contributing writer

 It was an all-around great season for Akron-Westfield boys’ wrestling — both as a team and individually.

Kamdyn Guthridge places fourth at Peewee state tournament

Akron-Westfield youth wrestler Kamdyn Guthridge placed fourth at the recent Super Peewee State Tournament.

Kamdyn was in a 32 man bracket and lost his first round but  battled back and won his next five matches to earn his place on the podium. 

Legion hosts Pancake Feed for baseball team

Albert E. Hoschler Post No. 186 of The American Legion hosted a  Pancake Feed Feb. 24 at the Akron Legion Hall to raise funds for its Junior League baseball team. 

For $10 all you can eat pancakes were served along with eggs, sausage, and drink. Coaches, team members, parents, and friends all helped with the successful feed.

Westerners exceed their coach’s expectations

Winning 14 games with young players sets the program up for next season

 By Greg Bates

Contributing writer

Girls’ wrestling is gaining popularity

Over a dozen elementary, middle school kids compete in the sport at Akron-Westfield

 

By Greg Bates

Contributing writer

Cole St. Pierre places 7th at youth state wrestling

Cole St. Pierre of Akron placed seventh at the 2024 Iowa AAU State Wrestling Tournament in his division Feb. 24 and 25 at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. A-W youth wrestlers Joshua Webb and Carter Utesch also wrestled at the state tournament but did not place.

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