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Tyler Dodds, '21, runs after the ball in a game versus Senior during the 2018-2019 season.

Kicking off a new season

Michael Spahn, Reporter March 23, 2021

A new soccer season is upon us. After the season got canceled due to Covid last this year, the men’s and women’s soccer teams are determined to have a good season.  “Anyone getting their season...

Something to prove

Roan Martineau, Reporter March 12, 2021

After securing titles throughout 2019, and eventually winning state, Wahlert lost many of its varsity players through graduation or transferring. However hopes were still high going into the 2020 season...

Seniors Nick Bandy, Derek Tauber, Nathan Donovan, Luke Heying, Hugh Doyle, Danny Steele, Jared Krow, and Brady Woods take a photo together to commemorate their final season as a Golden Eagle.

Eagle hoopers grateful to have had season

Jared Walter March 10, 2021

Upon entering this year’s basketball season, there were still a lot of unknowns as to how the season would go as a result of Covid. Regardless of the unknowns, our Golden Eagles were hyped for the season...

Brushing the dust off their spikes

Alixandra Oliver, Reporter March 10, 2021

After taking last season off because of COVID-19, the men’s and women’s track teams are kicking the dust off their running shoes for the 2021 spring season.  Jake Brosious, ‘21, shares that...

Tennis Players Ready to Strike Back Against COVID-19

Claire Walker, Editor March 10, 2021

As the snow melts and the sun comes out again, tennis players are beginning to pick up their rackets for the 2021 season. With the 2020 tennis season being canceled due to COVID-19, many are stepping onto...

The team poses with its state participant trophy at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. They returned to state for the first time since 2013.

Eagles went out with a battle

Ana Rivera, Reporter March 4, 2021

Almost every game this season has been a battle, but the girls' basketball team soldiered through and won the prize: They joined the other eight teams in participating in the state tournament. Sadly, their...

The Eagle's Nest joins the girls' basketball team as they pose with their state qualifier banner.

Next Stop: State

Ana Rivera, Reporter February 24, 2021

Every high school sports team works towards the same goal: state. The Wahlert girls basketball team completed this goal last night. To qualify,  the girls beat fifth-ranked Waverly-Shell Rock, 52-46,...

The girls' varsity basketball team stands at attention during the national anthem prior to the game against Xavier.

Step 2: Eagles beat the Saints

In the regional semi-final at Xavier High School, the Eagles flew to victory a second time in the season
Ana Rivera, Reporter February 22, 2021

The girls’ basketball team beat Xavier High School in its second regional game, 52-36, on Feb. 20th.  Going into this game, the girls had high expectations.  “ I expected us to come off...

Super Bowl Sunday: Predicting The Big Game

Super Bowl Sunday: Predicting The Big Game

Michael Spahn, Reporter February 6, 2021

It’s that time of year! Everyone will gather at parties, maintaining social distance of course,  to watch the big game. The Super Bowl! This year's matchup could be the best we’ve seen in a while....

Steffen takes her passion to Wahlert

Roan Martineau January 13, 2021

In all sports there are the wishers, the dreamers, and the hard workers. Often the hard workers are the ones that are able to reap the rewards at the end of the day.  Rylee Steffen, ‘24, has been...

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