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    2019 West High Golf Outing scheduled for August 8th

    The 2019 West High Golf Outing is scheduled for Thursday, August 8th at Red Carpet Golf Golf Club.

    11:30 am - Lunch
    12:30 pm - Shotgun start
    5:00 pm - Social Hour
    6:00 pm - Dinner

    $75/person - Green Fees, Cart, Lunch, Social Hour & Dinner
    $25/person - Dinner only

    All proceeds to benefit the West High Athletic Booster Club

    Sponsorships also available

    Sign up your foursome by calling (319) 235-1242.  Mail or drop check off at:

    Red Carpet Golf
    1409 Newell St.
    Waterloo, IA  50703

    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.”

    2019 Match Point Advantage Tennis Camp

    Group Lessons:  Mon/Tue/Thu/Fri  All Summer!!
    9:00-10:30 am - Advanced
    10:30-12:00 pm - Intermediate

    Location:  West High Tennis Courts

    Cost:  Regular Rate = $15/lesson or $50/week
              Wahawk/Future Wahawk Rate = $10/lesson

    West High Wrestling Announces Summer Wrestling Camp

    Waterloo West Wrestling will be hosting a Summer Wrestling Camp for grades 4-12th on July 21-23rd from 6-8 pm in the West High Wrestling Room.

    Camp Counselors will be Willie Miklus, All-American Wrestler from Iowa State, Max Thompsen, All-American from UNI and Nelson Brands from the University of Iowa.

    Cost of the camp is $40 in advance with the registration form below.  Walk up cost is $50.

    Make the checks payable to Waterloo West Wrestling and mail the below form to:

    Steve Farrell
    1307 Hummingbird Circle
    Waterloo, IA  50702

    Email questions to:

    JJ Boimah Signs Letter of Intent

    Julius (JJ.) Boimah, a wrestler for Waterloo West High School, has decided to continue his wrestling career at the University of Dubuque in Dubuque, Iowa.   The University of Dubuque is a NCAA Division III school and a member of the American Rivers Athletic Conference. He is a two time state qualifier (junior year in Colorado, and senior year in Iowa).  In addition, he was a First Team All Mississippi Valley selection and a 2018 Fall Nationals All American.

    Director of Athletics, Dr. Anthony W. Pappas stated: “We are very happy for JJ and his entire family.  He has had an excellent senior year with us and we also want to wish him good luck on his collegiate career.”


    Lederman & Sivic Sign Letters of Intent

    Lillian Lederman and Ajla Sivic, of Waterloo West High School signed their National Letters of Intent  to play soccer for Hawkeye Community College. Hawkeye Community College is a member of the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference.  Lederman is a four year starter and captain, and she was a Honorable Mention All Mississippi Valley Conference selection. Sivic has been a four year varsity player and has provided excellent senior leadership.

    Dr. Anthony W. Pappas, Director of Athletics at Waterloo West High School comments:  “I am extremely happy for Lillian and Ajla and their families. They have helped improve our girl’s soccer program immensely.  We are very proud of them and wish them the best of luck as they join the Hawkeye Community College Red Tails.”


    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.”

    Ceaser, Conrey Make 1st Team All Metro Team

    NaTracia Ceaser and Lauren Conrey were named to the 1st Team All Metro Team while Jada Draine and Gabby Moore were named to the 2nd Team.

    Ceaser, who recently signed to play basketball with William Penn, scored 1,231 career points while contributing across the board for a West team that finished .500 or better her final three seasons.

    Conrey made the first team for the first time in her career after accumulating 112 assists and 64 steals.

    Four Wahawks Make All Metro Team

    Wahawk juniors Isaiah Johnson, Caleb Haag, Dequavion Walker and Jaden Keller earned second-team recognition. Johnson, Haag and Walker each averaged more than 11 points a game, while Keller was the metro’s top rebounder and also led West in assists and steals.

    NaTracia Ceaser Signs with William Penn

    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.


    Todd Bracken Named District Coach of the Year

    Congratulations to West High's Bowling Coach, Todd Bracken who was recently named the District Coach of the Year!!

    Tristan Corcoran is State 3A Runner-Up in Bowling

    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.

    Girls Basketball All MVC Teams Announced

    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.

    J.P. Richmond Signs National Letter of Intent with Midland University

    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.”

    Isabella Guyer signs with UW Parkside

    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 signs with UNI Volleyball

    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 signs with Iowa Gymnastics

    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.

    Several Wahawks Named to the Football All Metro Team

    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

    Kaylissa Arndorfer named 1st Team All Metro

    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.

    Kentucky Fried Chicken partnering with West High Athletics

    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.


    Contact the West High Athletic Department

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

    Phone: 319-433-2707


    Dr. Anthony Pappas

    Dr. Anthony Pappas

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    Keri Hudson

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