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FALL SPORTS PREVIEW: A-W Solid junior class paces volleyball team

Solid junior class paces volleyball team; Westerners start year playing really well, in ‘midseason form’

By Greg Bates, Contributing writer

After the Akron-Westfield volleyball team played its season-opening matches on Aug. 22, Robyn Van Eldik made a bold statement to her players.

The sixth-year head coach was thrilled with the way they played and even went as far as saying her team is in midseason form.

FALL SPORTS PREVIEW: A-W Boys’ cross country returns six of its top runners

Boys’ cross country returns six of its top runnersGirls’ team consists of just two athletes

By Greg Bates, Contributing writer

Four years ago when Jerod Bruget helped start up the Akron-Westfield cross country program, he didn’t know how long it would take to get established.

Young runners joined the boys’ and girls’ teams, and, for the most part, they’ve stayed with the program throughout their entire high school careers.

Terpstra takes leadership torch

Senior is a four-year starter on gridiron for Westerners

By Greg Bates, Contributing writer 

In his first three years as a starter on the Akron-Westfield football team, Jack Terpstra was a steady, trusted player.Now as a senior, he takes the leadership torch and is spreading his vast knowledge to the younger players on this year’s squad. Terpstra has become a leader on both sides of the ball as a wide receiver and free safety.

A-W Football Underway

By Hank Krause

Westerner Youth Golf Camp in Full Swing

By Eric J. Robbins


Akron Rebels Celebrating 40 Years of Play

By Eric J. Robbins

Four Akron Teens Compete at World Billiards Tourney

By Eric J. Robbins

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