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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.

​​​​​​​Swancutt has great experience at state

Sophomore finishes 29th place in Class 2A bowling tournament

 

By Greg Bates

​​​​​​​Lennon enjoys solid sophomore season

Wrestler just misses on placing at state meet for Sergeant Bluff-Luton

By Greg Bates

Contributing writer

​​​​​​​Cael Morrow nabs a state runner-up finish

Fellow A-W senior wrestler Friedrichs takes fourth in his weight class

 By Greg Bates

Contributing writer

​​​​​​​A-W falls to George-Little Rock

Westerners finish season at 13-8 after tough losses down the stretch

By Greg Bates

Contributing writer

Girls’ hoops season ends with third-round loss

Westerners enjoyed a nice playoff run with two victories

By Greg Bates

Contributing writer

​​​​​​​Three of a kind

Nielsen, Koch and Marnach all sign to play college football

 

By Greg Bates

Contributing writer

Westerners win postseason opener

By Greg Bates

Contributing writer

The Akron-Westfield boys’ basketball players are hoping a successful regular season translates into a deep postseason run.

​​​​​​​A-W advances in playoffs

 

Hughes joins exclusive club in notching 1,000th career point

 By Greg Bates

​​​​​​​Henrich 24th in 50 free, 10th in 200 free relay at state

 

By Greg Bates

Contributing writer

Hunter Henrich capped off his year by racing his best at the IHSAA State Swimming Championships.

American Legion baseball team to begin second year

The Albert E. Hoschler American Legion Post No. 186 is about to begin a second season with its Junior League baseball team. The team has players from Akron-Westfield as well as from surrounding areas and is coached by Brad Gaswint, Jeff Wahlberg, and Jeromy McCully.

Morrow brothers, Friedrichs all advance to state

 

By Greg Bates

Contributing writer

 A trio of Akron-Westfield wrestlers will head to Des Moines to compete on the biggest stage.

Morrow brothers make each other better

 

Cael and Conner — a combined 62-6 this season — look to capture state titles together

 By Greg Bates

Contributing writer

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