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STATE WORTHY
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...

LOUD AND PROUD
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...

Adam Wagner, ‘21, at Sundown Mountain doing a backflip.

Skiing and snowboarding during COVID-19

Sophia Wagner, Reporter January 11, 2021

Many activities because of COVID-19 have been restricted or shut down in the years 2020-2021. One activity that is accepted is skiing and snowboarding. Many people have taken this opportunity to get out...

The Gleaner Sportscast Episode 2: Sophomores Slam Into 2-0 Start

The Gleaner Sportscast Episode 2: Sophomores Slam Into 2-0 Start

William Herbst and Michael Spahn January 5, 2021

Join Gleaner Sports Reporters William Herbst and Michael Spahn, '23, as they bring on Varsity Basketball Players Duke Faley and Seamus Crahan, '23, to discuss their hot start to the basketball season,...

2020 setbacks pave the way for comebacks

2020 setbacks pave the way for comebacks

Roan Martineau, Reporter December 18, 2020

For twenty-one consecutive years, Wahlert has held a State Championship title with the help of its many sports programs. These include sports such as Volleyball and Cross Country in the Fall, along with...

The Gleaner: Sportscast

The Gleaner: Sportscast

William Herbst and Michael Spahn November 13, 2020

Checkout "The Gleaner: Sportscast" with Gleaner sports reporters William Herbst and Michael Spahn, '23, as in the first episode they discuss and recap the Golden Eagles’ fall sports seasons, discuss...

New season, new coaches

New season, new coaches

Lola Grap, Editor November 9, 2020

The volleyball program has been a highlight of the Wahlert community for decades. The team never seems to disappoint, proving themselves year after year to be a threat. Although the players change every...

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