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Wahlert Catholic swims to state

Caroline Schmid, Reporter

November 6, 2019

Wahlert Girls’ Swimming has had a huge success throughout the season, and all their hard work has paid off because this Thursday, Nov. 7, the swimmers and divers will begin their state journey in Marshalltown, Iowa.  The girls started their season out strong when they won their first meet against...

Kicking into the new soccer season

Kicking into the new soccer season

John Sulentic, Reporter

March 15, 2019

As the snow melts and the calendar rolls into springtime, there is a noticeable buzz in the halls of Wahlert Catholic. The boys’ soccer team is entering their season with expectations of a state championship run. Coming off of a surprising run to the sub-state final last season, the team returns all b...

Swimming and volleyball soar at State

The volleyball team celebrates their second straight state championship.

Maeve Breslin, Editor

November 29, 2017

As winter sports begin to pick up, it’s important to take a look back at the successful seasons that took place earlier this year. Swimming and volleyball both had incredible seasons and through their hard work and dedication, both punched their tickets to state! The girls’ swim team ended their incredibl...

Volleyball hangs up its 18th state title

Volleyball takes picture after winning state championship in Cedar Rapids.

Riley Collins, Reporter

November 16, 2016

  The volleyball team served up an electric year by winning the state championship in Cedar Rapids last Friday afternoon. The team was 26-6 and didn’t lose a set in the postseason with three three-set victories in the quarterfinals, semi-finals and finals. Mackenzie May, ‘17, ...

Boys’ basketball completes outstanding season

WE ARE PROUD OF YOU The Eagles Nest cheered the basketball team on at every game, and even after the buzzer.

Alex Robbins, Sports Reporters

March 16, 2016

Following back-to-back state championships and another outstanding season, going 19-5, the Wahlert basketball team went into this year’s state tournament feeling confident. Their attempt at a third straight championship began against MOC-Floyd Valley in which opposing players Levi Jansen and Christ...

Boys’ basketball clinch third straight state tournament appearance with win over Waverly-Shell Rock

Boys' basketball clinch third straight state tournament appearance with win over Waverly-Shell Rock

Ben Meyer, Sports Editor

March 1, 2016

The Eagles know they have a huge target on their backs with two consecutive state championships. And with a shot for their third consecutive state tournament appearance and 3-peat on the line Tuesday night, they knew Waverly-Shell Rock would come ready to play. “We always know we are going to get everyone’s...

Dancers ready to shine at State

Maeve Breslin, Reporter

November 30, 2015

For freshman Sophia Huntington, dance is a way of life. She has been dancing for eight years at Studio 5678 and has had quite a bit of competitive dance experience already. “Since I’m already on a dance team, I know what out of town dance recitals are like,” Huntington said. “Dance is very...

Swimming out the season

Annie Hermann, Reporter

November 23, 2015

Although the swimming and diving season has come to an end, the girls found plenty to relish about the season. Eight freshman, seven swimmers and one diver joined the team this year, making it a very young team. But this didn’t give them a disadvantage. Five swimmers, three of them being fre...

State Cross Country!

The team poses with their trophy after placing third in state.

Olivia Blosch

November 4, 2015

While children ran from door to door getting candy on Halloween, the girls cross country team and Andrew Donovan, ‘16, ran in the State Cross Country meet in Fort Dodge. The meet was held at Lakeside Golf Course where the women's team placed third out of 15 teams in the 3A division. Running at ...

The track experience: track highlights

Emma Earles, Reporter

June 1, 2015

“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...

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