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The track experience: track highlights

Emma Earles, Reporter

June 1, 2015


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“These are the moments you’re going to remember.” -Coach J 19 girls ✔ 4 coaches ✔ 3 suburbans ✔ The Wahlert Girls’ Track Team started out for state Wednesday afternoon. Two hundred miles and 20 million snacks later we arrived in Des Moines. The races began Thursday morning and...

An Early Start to Success

Carlie Noel, Reporter

May 25, 2015


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  A loud, sharp, buzzing noise comes from the corner. The clock reads 5 a.m. Dragging myself out of bed, I emerge from my room and head to the kitchen to grab a granola bar and a bottle of water. As I head out the door, I slip on a pair of shoes and question why I would be waking up this earl...

Eagles track flies at state

Ben Meyer, Sports Reporter

May 22, 2015


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Even though the school year is winding down, the men’s and women’s track and field teams have many team members competing at state in both relays and single events. Boys 4X800 Meter Relay (4th place) Anthony Kemp Jonathan Schaefer Kyle Pape Dietz Meyer Boys 200 meter dash Nick...

Eagles’ baseball looking to fly

Eagles’ baseball looking to fly

Ben Meyer, Sports Reporter

May 14, 2015


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The baseball diamond sitting behind Wahlert Catholic High School may be quiet now, but not for long. It will soon be filled with the crack of the bat, the smacking of gloves, cheering of fans. It’s baseball time for the Wahlert Golden Eagles. Coming off of a 19-21 season, the Eagles are coming into...

The future is bright for Wahlert’s men’s tennis program

The future is bright for Wahlert’s men’s tennis program

Ben Meyer, Sports Reporter

April 17, 2015


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Rebuild or reload? This is a common question asked at the beginning or end of a sports season, and the answer is usually what sets the tone for either success or mediocrity. Thankfully for the Wahlert men’s tennis team, they will be reloading after graduating six of their top eight varsity players...

Eagles’ Tennis Preparing for Flight

Eagles’ Tennis Preparing for Flight

Ben Meyer, Sports Reporter

March 27, 2015


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With the Wahlert Catholic tennis team returning a talented group of veteran seniors and juniors, the potential for a successful season is on the horizon. Head Coach Christopher Gustas enters his second season with the team and has made an immediate impact. “Coach Gustas is an amazing addition to...

Quest to repeat

Quest to repeat

Ben Meyer, Sports Reporter

March 2, 2015


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Coming off a class 3A state championship, the Wahlert men’s basketball team has gotten off to a 14 and 9 start against arguably the toughest schedule in the state. According to head coach Tom English, this has been the toughest schedule his team has faced in his twenty years of coaching. “There...

Wahlert wrestling makes history with best season ever

Ben Meyer, Reporter

February 5, 2015


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By Ben Meyer Of The Gleaner The Wahlert Golden Eagles’ wrestling team has finished this season as the most successful team in school history with a record of 21-5. “We hit a few bumps and bruises along the way, but that is expected with any team,” Coach Joel Allen said of the record. “Some...

Bradley heroics spur win

Bradley heroics spur win

January 16, 2015


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Eagles sink Kennedy

January 10, 2015


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The boys' basketball team pulled away from Class 4A No. 9 Cedar Rapids Kennedy in the second half to win 84-68. Nolan Timp kept the Eagles in the game the first half, scoring 15 of his 22 points. Cordell Pemsl turned it on in the fourth quarter, scoring a game high 27, as the Eagles consistently broke...

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