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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.

​​​​​​​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.

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