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AWHS Dance Team receives awards at state competition

Entering its 48th year, Iowa hosts the largest state high school dance competition in the nation with 250+ high school teams and a total of more than 5,000 dancers performing more than 600 routines throughout the three-day competition.

Palmer wraps up first season in the pool

A-W junior competed for the Sioux City Metro squad

By Greg Bates Contributing writer

When Allison Palmer was in grade school, she enjoyed swimming.

However, with fewer opportunities to swim competitively as she got older, Palmer hopped out of the pool. But this year — after about five years away from the sport — Palmer took advantage of a chance to compete again.

Akron-Westfield’s turnaround started way before the first fall practice

Akron-Westfield’s turnaround started way before the first fall practice

Westerners go from one-win season to eight wins in one year 

A-W Football Team falls in round two of playoffs

By Hank Krause




Jacobs earns first-team all-conference, other awards for Westerners

Jacobs earns first-team all-conference

Hughes, Schuknecht both named to second team

Work begins on A-W football field

Work on the Akron-Westfield football field began shortly after the last home game Oct. 13. All the bleachers, old track, and grandstand have been removed to make way for the new 8-lane track which will be built along with a new grandstand area with new bleachers and a new press box. A capital campaign to pay for the restrooms, concessions, and storage facility which are wanted, will be underway soon by the A-W Athletic Booster Club.

A-W runners close out season

By Greg Bates, Sports

The Akron-Westfield boys’ cross country team had a competitive season that ended at the state-qualifying meet.

A-W shreds Tri-Center Trojans

By Hank Krause

The A-W Westerners have had some good performances but Friday night’s 35-0 high octane win over Tri-Center may have been the best yet. 

Westerners season ends in loss to Central Lyon

 By Greg Bates, Sports

 A slow start in its first-round playoff game doomed the Akron-Westfield volleyball team.

A-W volleyball wins its final two matches heading into playoffs

 By Greg Bates, Contributing writer

A-W shuts out South O’Brien

On to the playoffs!

by Hank Krause

What a come back! A-W overtakes MMCRU in last minutes

By Hank Krause

Westerner boys runners place sixth at South O’Brien

By Greg Bates, Contributing writer

 Taking on a slew of good competition, the Akron-Westfield boys’ cross country team ran hard at the South O’Brien meet.

A-W falls to state-ranked Hinton

By Greg Bates, Contributing writer

 Despite playing hard, the Akron-Westfield volleyball team ran into a juggernaut.

Busy week on the court for A-W volleyball, Go 4-2 for the week

By Greg Bates, Contributing writer

 In a busy five-day stretch on the court, the Akron-Westfield volleyball team finished with a 4-2 record.

A-W hands Gehlen a 36-7 loss!

By Hank Krause

The No. 10 ranked Akron-Westfield Westerners improved to a 4-1 record after pounding the Le Mars Gehlen Catholic Jays, 36-7, in Le Mars Sept. 22.


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