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Girls Win State

Caleb Andrews, Reporter

March 8, 2015


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Revenge. A chance to rewrite the record books and avenge an early season loss. People say revenge is a dish best served cold but Waukee served up revenge with a hot offensive performance against number one Valley. One of the biggest rivalries was put on display this weekend. Waukee and Valley squared...

Girls basketball charging to state.

Girls basketball charging to state.

March 4, 2015


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

The Waukee girls' basketball team managed to keep all the fans on their toes. They started off strong, and managed to keep one step ahead throughout the entire game. The fans were biting their nails when Cedar Falls tried to come back, but the warriors dashed their hopes, coming out to play with the...

Waukee Surges to State

Waukee Surges to State

Adam Hensley, Sports Editor

March 3, 2015


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

The Waukee Warriors are headed to the state tournament after a 65-47 victory over the rival Valley Tigers. Early on, it seemed as though Waukee did not come prepared to battle. The Tigers snagged a 9-4 first quarter lead, leaving Waukee fans questioning where scoring would come from. Valley's Turner...

Photos of girls State Qualifying game.

Photos of girls State Qualifying game.

Ellie Drees

February 25, 2015


Filed under PHOTOS, Showcase

Last night, Waukee dominated Sioux City East, the girls'  basketball team playing a state qualifying match. After a few seconds of worrying its fans, the players put their game faces on. They ended the game with a 36 point lead, excited to be on the road to try and win State. The next game the...

Prince Charming’s Final Ladies

Prince Charming’s Final Ladies

Andrea Poppinga

February 25, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase

Call him The Bachelor, call him Prince Farming, call him whatever you want. The truth about this season's “Bachelor”, Chris Soules, is he is serious about finding his Soulemate. For all those obsessed viewers out there, this season has been one for the books. Between the front- runner, beautiful L.A....

Welcome back, Dr. Seuss

Welcome back, Dr. Seuss

Dillon Waskow, Reporter

February 24, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase

From “A Cat in the Hat” to “Green Eggs and Ham,” “The Lorax” to “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” Theodor Geisel, widely known as Dr. Seuss, is the mastermind behind these world famous children’s books. Before his death in 1991, Seuss produced over 60 children’s books, many which...

Oscar results

Oscar results

Ellie Drees

February 23, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase

Oscar Winners 2015 Information by us magazine   Performance by an actor in a supporting role Robert Duvall in The Judge Ethan Hawke in Boyhood Edward Norton in Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Mark Ruffalo in FoxcatcherJ.K. Simmons in Whiplash **J.K. Simmons in Wh...

Diversity Potluck

Diversity Potluck

Bailie Uppena, Reporter

February 19, 2015


Filed under PHOTOS, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

The spicy scent of Indian pakora wafted through the air, combining with the sweet smell of freshly baked German chocolate cake. People as diverse as their food choices filed in the doors to Waukee High School's cafeteria. Young children strolled over to draw on tables and receive Waukee tattoos (temporary,...

How Well Do You Know UR Bae?

How Well Do You Know UR Bae?

Lauren Vespa, Publisher

February 18, 2015


Filed under Showcase, STUDENT LIFE, VIDEO

Following up Jack Scafuri's story in the paper, we asked Waukee couples various questions determining how well they know their significant other. We interviewed Bri Martin & Justin Sell, along with Hannah Ingle & Chris Kovalsky.

Dance for the McDonald’s

Dance for the McDonald’s

Leah Doyle & Leah Wilson, Reporter

February 11, 2015


Filed under PHOTOS, Showcase

Bass thumped through the sickening, sweat-smelling air as bodies clustered together in the middle of the floor. Singing and shouts carried across the crowd as boys in ties and girls in pretty dresses danced the night away. The Winter Formal was not only fun, but it also supported a great cause. For...

Shave. Swim. Repeat.

Shave. Swim. Repeat.

Leah Wilson, Reporter

February 10, 2015


Filed under PHOTOS, Showcase

The buzz of razors fills the air as hair softly floats to the floor. Typically, when a teenage boy receives a haircut the ordeal doesn’t receive newsworthy status, but on Friday, February 6th, around a dozen boys gathered to get their hair cut. A portion of the Waukee boys swim team met at the loc...

Harper Lee’s lost novel to be released in July

Harper Lee’s lost novel to be released in July

Dillon Waskow, Reporter

February 10, 2015


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase

Harper Lee, world famous author of Pulitzer Prize winning “To Kill A Mockingbird,” is set to publish a sequel half a century later. “Go Set a Watchman,” a book that was hidden for over fifty years, is set in the mid 1950’s as main character of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” Scout Finch, is g...

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