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Winter Sports Profiles

Annie McGuire

December 17, 2014


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Wrestler Tristan Birt '15 How old were you when you started wrestling? “I've been wrestling since I was around 2.5-3 years old." -Who is your favorite coach/ teammate? "I can't really pick a favorite coach. There's Kirkland, Dave (although he’s gone), Worm, and Coach Allen, they're all a lot of fun....

Lady Eagles start the season on a high note

Lady Eagles start the season on a high note

Ruth Berning, Sports Editor

November 26, 2014


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Adrenaline pumping, shoes squeaking, and emotions running high. The entire game was neck and neck as the women’s basketball team battled it out against Bettendorf High School Nov. 25, 2014. With the time running out on the clock, Wahlert was down 47-50. Coach Kris Spiegler called a timeout ...

Birt to wrestle for Upper Iowa

Birt to wrestle for Upper Iowa

Ruth Berning, Sports Editor

November 14, 2014


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Wrestling State Champion Tristan Birt, ’15, recently committed to wrestling at Upper Iowa University. He is following in his father’s footsteps. “My dad was runner-up and National Champion when he wrestled there. I’m pretty competitive, so I’m hoping to break his records,” Birt commented....

Nilles joins where the Bison roam

Nilles joins where the Bison roam

Ruth Berning, Sports Editor

November 12, 2014


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  Maddy Nilles, ‘15, recently committed to being a track and field thrower at North Dakota State University. “It’s a great opportunity for me. They have a great program and I’ll be competing against the best of the best,” Nilles explained. “I’m excited to be teammates wit...

Ott twins win State doubles championship

June 24, 2014


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Caroline and Elizabeth Ott won the State doubles championship in tennis. Courtney Schneider finished fourth in the state singles competition. Kathryn Hendricks and Audrey Hinz also competed in the state doubles competition.

State Round 1 win: Check

State Round 1 win: Check

March 12, 2014


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In round 1 of the State Basketball tournament, the Eagles used teamwork to charge to a 81-59 victory over the Chariton Chargers. Josh Carter, '15, led all scorers with 23. Tyler Potts chipped in 14, Nolan Timp, '15, added 12, and Jared Walker, '14, held Chariton's leading scorer to 8 points while scoring...

Wahlert basketball receives multiple MVC awards

March 7, 2014


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The following members of the men's basketball team received the following MVC All-Conference Awards for the Valley Division: Coach of the Year: Tom English Athlete of the Year: Cordell Pemsl First Team: Cordell Pemsl, Josh Carter Second Team: Jared Walker, Nolan Timp Honorable Mention:...

Bowlers spare state qualifiers

Lauren Noel, Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2014


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After losing many key bowlers from last year to graduation, this year’s team pulled through and still managed to qualify a few individuals for the state tournament. Both Maggie Banwarth, ‘14, and Riley Smith, ‘14, competed at the state individual tournament on Feb. 24th. Riley was no newcomer ...

Wrestlers pin the win at state

Lauren Noel, Editor-in-Chief

March 3, 2014


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The Wahlert wrestling team certainly made a statement at this year’s state tournament. All three qualifiers, Welsee Haynes, ‘14, Riley Hasken, ‘15, and Tristan Birt, ‘15, medaled at the state meet, and that was a first in school history. Coach Joel Allan commended the wrestlers, saying, “...

The Lone Golfer

The Lone Golfer

Rachel Beitzel, Reporter

October 30, 2013


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State is a goal most athletes work towards all season. That State appearance is the time to showcase one’s abilities and prove to test oneself against others with similar skills. Although the team was one stroke shy of qualifying for state, Charlie Smith, ‘15, was the only golfer from Wahlert to quali...

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