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Prep Football: West bounces back in big way, 56-14

WATERLOO — A slow start went a long way toward the Waterloo West football team sustaining its first loss last week against Western Dubuque.

Wahawk quarterback Cade Dodd made sure those early mistakes weren’t repeated in Friday’s matchup with Marshalltown.

Dodd threw for 258 yards and five touchdowns in less than a half of action, pacing the Wahawks in a 56-14 rout Friday night.

Mario Wright & Carley Caughron Named Preps to Watch

Congratulations to Senior Mario Wright and Freshman Carley Caughron who were named to this week's Waterloo - Cedar Falls Courier's Preps to Watch!

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Prep Football: Waterloo West Rolls past Waterloo East, 58-6

WATERLOO -- Waterloo East had started fast and grabbed the lead in each of its first four football games this season. Waterloo West took notice.

Scoring on its first four possessions, West rolled to its fifth consecutive victory in the 105th meeting of the Wahawks and Trojans with a 58-6 victory Friday in front of more than 4,000 fans at Memorial Stadium.

Prep Football: Caleb Dodd named a Prep to Watch

Congratulations to Senior, Caleb Dodd on being named a Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier Prep to Watch.

Prep Football: Kalen Burt named a Prep to Watch

Congratulations to Senior Football player, Kalen Burt for being named a Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier Preps to Watch!

Freshman Swimmer, Caughron sets West record

WATERLOO — Freshman Carley Caughron had a big night as Waterloo won four events in a 118-67 girls’ swimming dual loss to Dubuque Senior Tuesday night at the Central Intermediate pool.

Caughron set a Waterloo West school record in the 100 butterfly, touching the wall in 1:01.38 to erase the previous record of 1:01.57 set by Taylor Pherigo in 2011.

Prep Baseball: Waterloo West's Nick Joens earns 2nd Team honors on the All-Mississippi Valley Conference Team

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West’s Nick Joens earned second-team honors on the All-Mississippi Valley Conference teams released last week.

Also, Waterloo West’s Noah Susong and Cameren Happel were honorable mention selections in the Mississippi Division.

Nick Joens was also named to the All MVC All-Academic Team along with Dylan Moore.

Prep Softball: Sydney McFarland and Lauren Conrey named Honorable Mention ALL MVC

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West High Senior, Sydney McFarland and Freshmen, Lauren Conrey, were both named Honorable Mention in the All-Mississippi Valley Conference Mississppi Division.

McFarland was also named to the All MVC All-Academic team along with Junior, Brooke Stackhouse. 

West High's Sam Gerst & Allison Trendkamp named Clyde Artus MVP's

Sam Gerst

THE LINEUP – Participated in football, wrestling and track and field.

AN HONOR ROLL – INA all-state linebacker and three-time all-district and All-Metro honoree. Finished senior season with 86 tackles, 11 for loss, for the 8-2 Wahawks. Two-time state wrestling qualifier, placing fifth his senior season. Honor student.

ON DECK – Will attend Ellsworth Community College and compete in football.

Allison Trenkamp

THE LINEUP – Participated in volleyball, track and field, softball and basketball.

AN HONOR ROLL – Two-year volleyball starter and honorable mention all-conference selection. Academic all-conference. Four-year, multi-event state track and field qualifier. Capped senior season with sixth-place finishes in the state 4A 4x200 and 4x100. Qualified for the Drake Relays 4x100 and placed seventh in the Drake 4x200 as a senior.

ON DECK – Will attend Upper Iowa University and compete in track and field.

Prep Baseball: Noah Susong, Nick Joens & Cameren Happel named to the All Metro Baseball Team

Waterloo West had three players named to the 2017 All Metro Baseball Team as chosen by the head coaches at Cedar Falls, Waterloo West, Waterloo East and Waterloo Columbus.

Noah Susong led West with a .308 average. The sophomore blasted a pair of home runs while also tallying 10 doubles and five triples. Nick Joens batted .299 with a team-best 21 RBIs, and fellow senior Cameren Happel batted .273 while playing solid defense for the Wahawks behind the plate.

Nick Joens mug       Noah Susong       Cameren Happel

Prep Softball: Lauren Conrey & Sydney McFarland named to the All Metro Softball Team

Waterloo West had two players named to the 2017 All Metro Softball Team as chosen by the coaches of Cedar Falls, Waterloo West, Waterloo East and Waterloo Columbus.

Lauren Conrey led the team with 35 hits and a .324 average.  The freshman also smacked 4 home runs and led the team with 24 RBI's.  Senior Sydney McFarland finished the season with a .321 average, 3 home runs and a .950 fielding percentage playing a solid Center Field for the Wahawks.

           Lauren Conrey mug                      Sydney McFarland


Prep Football: West Putting Pieces Together

WATERLOO — Lonnie Moore is in no rush to decide which players he will send onto the field as his starters when Waterloo West opens its 2017 high school football season Friday at Dubuque Senior.

Prep Football: West sprints past Hempstead, 33-7

DUBUQUE — Waterloo West used its quickness in the open field to scoot past Dubuque Hempstead 33-7 Friday night in a non-district high school football game.

The Wahawks improved to 2-0 on the season, while the Mustangs fell to 1-1.

Prep Football: West Opens With Road Win At Senior

DUBUQUE — Waterloo West took control in the second half and won its football season-opener on the road at Dubuque Senior Friday, 28-13.