WATERLOO—NaTracia Ceaser, a 5’10” guard from West High School, signed her National Letter of Intent today to play collegiate basketball for William Penn University in Oskaloosa,
William Penn University is a member of the Heart of America Conference. William Penn is currently 30-2 and advancing to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) National Championship Round.
Ceaser is a four-year starter and a First Team All Mississippi Valley Conference player. She has also been named to the Iowa Girls' Coaches Association (IGCA) All District Team and the Iowa
Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) All Region Team.
West High Athletics is raffling off this West High Quilt, which was made and donated by West High Science Teacher, Linda Graber.
Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5.
Drawing will be held at the Spring/Summer Sports Kickoff on March 28th.
Need not be present to win!!
Congratulations to West High's Bowling Coach, Todd Bracken who was recently named the District Coach of the Year!!
Congratulations to Junior Bowler Tristan Corcoran on his State runner-up finish at the State 3A Bowling Tournament here in Waterloo. In his 2nd game of the day, he had 10 consecutive strikes to make a huge come back and finish with a 277. He finished the tournament with a 483 which allowed him to capture 2nd place.
Corcoran’s finish was the highest in school history for a West boys’ bowler.
Congrats to Senior Natracia Ceasar for being named 1st Team All MVC! Also congrats to Senior Jada Draine and Junior Lauren Conrey for making the 2nd Team!!
Sophomore Gabby Moore and Freshman Brooklynn Smith were named Honorable Mention.
Seniors Jada Draine and Meredith Eighmey were named to the All Academic Team.
WATERLOO— J.P Richmond, a bowler for West High School, signed his national letter of intent to attend Midland University in Fremont, Nebraska, last Saturday. Midland University is a NAIA school and a member of the Great Plains Athletic Conference.
Richmond is a four-time letter winner and was named captain during his junior and senior years. He bowled on the 4th place state finisher in 2017 and helped lead West High School to a 3rd place finish in 2018. In addition, he was a First Team All-Mississippi Valley Conference selection.
Director of Athletics, Dr. Anthony W. Pappas stated, “We are very happy for JP and his entire family. He has had an excellent bowling career at West High School and we know he will finish his senior season at a very high level. We also wish him good luck on his collegiate career.”
West High School senior Isabella Guyer, a goal keeper, signed her national letter of intent today to play soccer for the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. UW Parkside is a Division II college and is a part of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Guyer is a four-year starter and was named the Mississippi Valley Conference Goal Keeper of the Year in 2016 and 2018. She is a school record holder in several goal keeping categories as she heads into her senior soccer season. She registered seven shutouts in 2018.
Kaylissa Arndorfer, a 6'2" outside hitter/middle blocker from Waterloo West High School signed her National Letter of Intent today to play volleyball at the University of Northern Iowa. Arndorfer, a four year varsity starter, was a three time All Mississippi Valley All Conference selection-including being named to the first team this season. In addition, she was a three time All Metro pick. She averaged 3.82 kills per game and she led the state in blocks her junior year.
Madelyn Solomon, a gymnast, from Waterloo West High School signed her National Letter of Intent today to become a part of the University of Iowa Gymnastics team. Maddy has competed regionally in gymnastics for the past 12 years. She qualified for the Level Nine National Championships which were held in Spokane, WA, and she was an alternate for the Level Ten National Qualifying Team. During her career at West High, Maddy was also a state qualifier in Swimming and Diving and Track and Field.
Noah Susong was a valuable senior leader for Waterloo West’s defense with 88.5 tackles, 13 for loss. He was joined on the All-Metro team by senior defensive back Amel Saric and linebacker Mac Pedro. Seniors Tanner Pollock at wide receiver and Brenden Burton on the offensive line were named to the All-Metro offense alongside running back Isaac Tolbert
University of Northern Iowa volleyball recruit Kaylissa Arndorfer of Waterloo West returned to the All Metro first team after averaging 3.82 kills and 1.77 digs per set with 24 total blocks. Her West team secured seven more wins than a season ago before falling to Cedar Falls in the regional final.
Waterloo West’s senior setter Christina Campbell and junior outside hitter Lauren Conrey were named to the All Metro second team.
The Kentucky Fried Chicken on Kimball Avenue in Waterloo is partnering with West High Athletics.
On the second Tuesday of every month, from 5-8 pm, mention West High when ordering, and Kentucky Fried Chicken will donate 10% of their sales to West High Athletics.
See below flyer for more information.