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    Athletic Cancellation Announcements - 1/14/22

    Friday, January 14th:

    All practices must be completed by 11:00 am today.

    Boys and Girls Basketball with Cedar Rapids Prairie has been postponed.

    Bowling at Cedar Rapids Xavier has been postponed. They will make this up on Tuesday, January 18th at 3:00 pm at May City Bowl in Cedar Rapids.

    Saturday, January 15:

    Varsity Wrestling will not attend the tournament in Waco.

    Freshman Boys and Girls Basketball at Denver has been postponed.

    Boys Basketball vs Cedar Rapids Jefferson POSTPONED - 1/11/22

    The sophomore and varsity boys basketball games vs Cedar Rapids Jefferson on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 have been postponed. The new schedule date will be posted once we have more information.

    Don Huff Induction Ceremony - 1/13/22

    Waterloo West High School will be inducting Mr. Don Huff into their Coaches Hall of Fame Thursday, January 13, 2022 in between the JV and Varsity Wrestling meets versus East Waterloo High School.

    Coach Huff, a 1957 graduate of West High School, was a two-time Individual State Wrestling Champion (1956 & 1957). Don later came back to West as an assistant wrestling coach, and then he became the head wrestling coach in 1977, retiring in 1998. His 1989 team won the IHSAA State Team Wrestling Championship and he also coached two state dual runner-up teams. He coached 12 individual State Champions and in 1989, he was named the IHSAA 3A Wrestling Coach of the Year. He was later inducted into the IHSAA Wrestling Coaches Hall of Fame.

    Dr. Anthony W. Pappas, West High’s Athletic Director added: “Don Huff touched and influenced countless numbers of lives during his teaching and coaching career at West High School. He is very, very, deserving of this great honor!”

    We are inviting all of Don’s friends, family, and fans of wrestling, to attend his induction ceremony this Thursday evening at Sidden’s Gymnasium at approximately 7:00 pm.

    2022 Dance Team Clinic

    The West High Dance Team will hold a dance clinic for students currently in K-8th grade. Registration ends January 31, 2022.

    Saturday, February 5
    Clinic 9:00-11:00am (Registration begins 8:30am)
    Waterloo West High School

    Dance Team Showcase
    Sunday, February 6 at 3:00pm (day after the clinic)
    Waterloo West High School
    $5 Admission for non-performers
    **We ask that our dancers arrive ready to dance by 2:45pm - they may leave or watch the showcase in the audience after their group performs.


    Click the link below for more information. If you have questions please contact Head Coach, Kelly Nelson at

    West High Dance Team Clinic

    Boys Basketball vs Iowa City West POSTPONED - 1/7/22

    The sophomore and varsity boys basketball games scheduled for Friday, January 7, 2022 vs Iowa City West have been postponed. We do not have a rescheduled date yet.

    Halli Poock, Cedar Valley Star of the Week

    Tyree Gardner Signs Letter of Intent

    Tyree Gardner, from Waterloo West High School, signed his National Letter of Intent today to play football at Saint Thomas University, located in St. Paul Minnesota. Saint Thomas is a member of the Pioneer Football League, a NCAA Division 1 AA school. Gardner was a First Team All-Metro selection, an All District and an Academic All-State Selection. In addition, he was named IPSWA 3 rd Team All-State. Tyree also participated in basketball and baseball. He has been selected to play in the Iowa Shrine Bowl game in 2022.

    Dr. Anthony W. Pappas, Director of Athletics at Waterloo West High School, comments: “I am extremely happy for Tyree and his family. He has worked very hard to become an excellent football player. We are very proud of him and wish him the best as he joins the Saint Thomas football program."

    Brooklynn Smith Signs with University of Nebraska Omaha

    Brooklynn Smith, a 6’3” post player signed her National Letter of Intent today to play collegiate basketball for the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO). Smith is a four-year starter, an All Mississippi Valley Conference selection, and was named an All-Metro selection the past two seasons.

    “I’m very happy for Brooklynn. She has really improved her game during her time at West High School,” said West High Head Coach Dr. Anthony W. Pappas. “I have no doubt that her best basketball is ahead of her. We all wish her great success at the University of Nebraska.”

    Congratulations Brooklynn!


    A NEW way to stream and watch athletic events here at West High!

    (Athletic events will NO longer be streamed via the Waterloo West Livestreams YouTube channel)

    The first athletic event that will be streamed is the Varsity Girls Basketball Jamboree on Thursday, November 18th starting at 5:45pm with tip-off at 6:00pm.

    Each stream is $5.00.

    There is also an app available for mobile devices, called “Team1Prep.”

    Join the West High Athletic Booster Club!

    Please make checks payable to: West High Athletic Booster Club

    Please send completed form with payment to: West High Athletic Office, ATTN: WHABC, 425 E Ridgeway Ave, Waterloo, IA 50702

    Please let us know if you have any questions and thank you times a million for your support!!!

    2021-2022 Athletic Start Dates and Head Coaches Information

    Contact the West High Athletic Department

    Office Hours: 7:00am-3:30pm (M-F)

    Phone: 319-433-2707


    Dr. Anthony Pappas

    Dr. Anthony Pappas

    Athletic Director

    Keri Hudson

    Keri Hudson

    Athletic Secretary

    Grace Patterson

    Grace Patterson