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New coach, new goals, new team outlook

New coach, new goals, new team outlook

June 7, 2019

Wahlert’s football team has had some tough seasons within the past few years.With a new mindset and new coaching, the Eagles are gearing up to press restart.  Upon Coach Travis Zajac accepting a new job in Grundy Center, Wahlert has recently hired alumni Coach Jamie Marshall. Marshall’s caree...

Baseball players slide into new season

Baseball players slide into new season

Ashley Steele, Editor

June 6, 2019

by Ashley Steele Of the Gleaner   “It really is going to be a great year for the baseball team,” said Matthew Schmitz, ‘20. “I feel like we are going to have a lot of success.” The Boys Baseball team is eager to get into the swing of their season. Many players have had grea...

Athletes put in work during the Summer

Makayla Schockemoehl, reporter

June 6, 2019

Most people spend their summer mornings sleeping in, but many multi-sport athletes at Wahlert are getting their morning workouts in at 6 a.m. in the off-season. Mia Kunnert, ‘22, Maya Wachter, ‘21, and Libby Perry, ‘20, all dedicate a lot of their time in the summer to improving their game and coaching ...

Softball team crushes competition

Softball team crushes competition

Lizzie Kann, Reporter

June 6, 2019

  The girls’ softball team has already started off it’s season strong by adding lots of new talent from the incoming freshman class. Ellie Kirby, ‘22, a returning player, is excited for the new season and meeting the new players.   “This season we have many new eighth grad...

Trapshooting Club sets sights on State

Alejandro Rojas, Editor

June 6, 2019

“Pull!” they call, followed by a small, orange disc being launched into the air. The disc is followed by the loud bangs of the guns and the disc being hit. This is what a typical day for trapshooting looks like. Trapshooting is a relatively new sport at Wahlert although it is officially d...

Eagles soar at State

Eagles soar at State

Maddie McCarron, Editor

May 22, 2019

Thunder roars across the sky at the blue oval Friday afternoon quickly followed by a torrential downpour. Everybody in the stadium was covered in a variety of colored ponchos and rain coats waiting for their team to set up in the starting blocks. The rain kept falling creating a slick track and a fl...

Frese shares his friendly message

Jack Doyle, Editor

May 20, 2019

High School is a prime location for judging based off of false pretexts. Oftentimes, these pretexts may follow people through high school. Jack Frese might be labeled as misunderstood, but the lumbering cleanup hitter for the Golden Eagles is one of the more fascinating members of community. Jack an...

All they do is win win win no matter what

Sam Ambrosy, Reporter

May 20, 2019

Winning a state championship is something that every high school athlete dreams of doing, yet few accomplish. Simply qualifying for the state tournament is a huge accomplishment in itself. At Wahlert, many sports teams have dominated in the state of Iowa over the past four years. The girl’s volleyball...

Keeping their heads out of the gutter

Keeping their heads out of the gutter

Lola Grap, Reporter

May 2, 2019

Even though the women’s bowling team had not seen any players go to state in past seasons, they had high hopes this time around. And are looking forward to districts, which took place on Feb. 12. The team compiled its best record in five years. “Bowling is one of those things that you get bette...

Moran juggles homework, state cross country

Moran juggles homework, state cross country

Lola Grap, Reporter

May 2, 2019

Many students at Wahlert have to with juggle homework along with extracurricular activities like sports or clubs. Some can barely hang on to staying up to date. But others are able to multitask like it’s a second nature. Gabby Moran, ‘19, back-to-back cross country state champion, is extremely su...

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