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    West High Volleyball to Honor Karen DeSerano on October 1st

    The Waterloo West Volleyball program will be honoring longtime Waterloo Teacher and Coach Karen DeSerano at their Breast Cancer Awareness Volleyball game on Tuesday, October 1st vs. Liberty High School.  The Sophomore and JV Team will begin at 5:30 pm with the Varsity game starting around 7 pm.  Coach DeSerano will be honored just before the Varsity game.

    Fans are encouraged to pack the gym in support of Coach DeSerano and wear pink to the game.  Special "Team DeSerano" shirts are being sold to help raise money for the game and Breast Cancer Research.  Complete the form below and bring to the West High Athletic Office or Hoover Middle School by September 23rd.

    Karen DeSerano was diagnosed with breast cancer this past May and has gone thru several chemo treatments and is scheduled for surgery October 17th.  DeSerano has been a Teacher in the Waterloo School District since 2004 starting out at Kittrell Elementary and has been a coach and teacher at Hoover Middle School since 2014.

    She started coaching Volleyball at Peet Junior High and has been coaching Volleyball, Basketball and Track at Hoover for the past several years.  She has also coached club volleyball teams throughout her career and has been the official Scorekeeper for home UNI Volleyball games for the past 31 years.  DeSerano has had such a positive impact on so many kids that she has taught and coached over the years with several of them playing for West High that night.

    All proceeds from the sale of the Team DeSerano shirts will be going to Breast Cancer Research in Karen DeSerano's name.


    Isaac Tolbert named Prep of The Week

    Congratulations to Senior Football player, Isaac Tolbert for being named the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier Prep of the Week!!

    Tolbert is coming off a huge game where he ran for a school record 343 yards and four touchdowns.

    https://wcfcourier.com/sports/high-school/prep_of_the_week/prep-of-the-week-tolbert-meets-challenges-head-on/article_78449d6c-6182-5688-8e1d-893bd34bca3d.html

     


    Fall Sports Senior Doll Painting Dates Announced

    September 23,25,30 October 2,7,9

    *All Fall Sport Senior Athletes*
     

    When: Mondays & Wednesdays 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm (Open house style)

    Where: (Industrial Tech area of the school). Enter studio through the external (metal) steps on the west side of the school (by the smoke stack).

    Why: All senior athletes will be presented with the finished figurine at the end of the season banquet. Please bring the form below with you when you come to paint *NO COST*

    The Wahawk Athletic Booster Club sponsors this activity.

    ● Need to bring a picture of your senior athlete.
    ● Plan to spend at least 3 evenings in the studio to finish painting the sports figurine.
    ● Anyone can paint – a grandparent, friend , uncle, aunt or the senior themselves!!!!
    ● EVERY senior athlete should receive a figurine!
    ● THIS ACTIVITY IS MANDATORY – if your student is to receive a figurine – You need to paint it!!!
    ● Volunteers will be available to help with details.

    If you have any questions, please text or send me an e-mail to:

    Bree McCann 319-961-1044 abmccann2007@msn.com


    2019-2020 Booster Club Membership Forms Available

    The 2019-2020 West High Athletic Booster Club Membership forms and Athletic Passes are now available!!

    Consider joining and supporting Wahawk Athletics.  Athletic Passes get you into every home West High event as well as Waterloo Warrior Hockey!!

    Click on the form below and return to the West High Athletic Office.

    Contact the West High Athletic Office if you have any questions or need a Membership Form.

     


    Fall Sports Kickoff planned for August 22nd

    The West High Athletic Booster Club will be hosting the 2019 Fall Sports Kickoff on Thursday, August 22nd at Waterloo Memorial Football Stadium.

    This is going to be a great night for Wahawk Athletics and different than previous Kick Offs.  There will be several events going on throughout the night so plan on getting there early.   Here is the schedule for August 22nd:


    5:00-8:30 pm - Ford's Drive 4 UR School Fundraising event.  Test drive a new Ford Vehicle and for every test drive, Ford pays the West High Athletic Booster Club $20.  We have a chance to earn $6,000 for our Athletic Programs.  Save time and Pre-Register online at the following link: https://t.co/gxdyc098Fa?amp=1

    5:00-7:00 pm - Walking Tacos, Hot Dogs, Loose Meat Sandwiches, cookies or chips and a drink will be available as a meal deal for $5.00

    5:30 - 6:50 pm - Open practices for all Fall Sports Teams.  Volleyball will be inside the Central Gym, Swimming will be in the Central Pool, Football, Golf and Cross Country will all be outside in Memorial Stadium 

    7:00 - 8:00 pm - Fall Sports Kickoff. Come out and meet the Coaches and student athletes that will be competing for West High this Fall. The Marching Band, Cheerleaders and Dance Team will all be performing!!

    Booster Club Memberships and Wahawk Merchandise will be all be available to purchase.
     


    Ford Drive 4 UR School Fundraiser Scheduled for August 22nd

    Witham Auto Centers and Waterloo West High School Athletic Booster Club will be working together on Thursday, August 22nd to help raise money for West High Athletics. This is the same night as the annual Fall Sports Kickoff held at Waterloo Memorial Stadium.

    For every test-drive taken, Ford Motor Company will donate $20 to the Waterloo West High School Athletic Booster Club. In total, the community can help raise up to a maximum donation of $6,000 for West High Athletics.

    So Test Drive a New Ford between 5:00 - 8:30 pm and raise money for West High Athletics.

    You can save time and Pre-Register online by clicking on the following link: https://t.co/gxdyc098Fa?amp=1


    Berinobis named Head Volleyball Coach

    Ms. Ashley Berinobis has been recommended to the Waterloo Board of Education to be named the next head volleyball coach at Waterloo West High School. She is a graduate of Waterloo East High School and has served as an assistant JV volleyball coach and assistant Varsity Volleyball coach at West High School. In addition, she has served as a head club volleyball coach for many years.

    Dr. Anthony W. Pappas, Director of Athletics at West High School comments: “We are very excited to have Ashley Berinobis take over our volleyball program. We feel she will continue to lead our volleyball program in an upward and positive direction. Her ties to West High School are an asset that will help her continue to move our volleyball program forward.”


    West Names New Bowling Coach

    Brandon Steen has been recommended to the Waterloo Board of Education to be named the new head bowling coach at West High School.  Steen is an avid lifelong competitive bowler and has spent the past 25 years coaching youth and high school bowlers in the Cedar Valley. Steen is currently a United States Bowling Congress certified Silver Level bowling coach.

    Dr. Anthony W. Pappas, Director of Athletics at West High School comments, that he is excited to have Coach Steen take over our bowling program. “He will lead one of our most accomplished West High athletic programs and I feel very confident that he will continue to guide our program in a positive direction and keep us very competitive with the other elite bowling programs in the state. We whole heartedly welcome Brandon to our West High Coaching Family.”



    Contact the West High Athletic Department

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

    Phone: 319-433-2707

    E-Mail

    Dr. Anthony Pappas

    Dr. Anthony Pappas

    Athletic Director

    Keri Hudson

    Keri Hudson

    Athletic Secretary


    Jeff Conrey

    Jeff Conrey

    WahawkAthletics.org Webmaster