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Sports Spotlight: Molly Turk

Sports Spotlight: Molly Turk

Amelia Roberts, Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Clubs, ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase, SPORTS, STUDENT LIFE, Students

Energy radiates through the floors and walls of the gym, inspiring cheers and screams from the spectators. The girls shout and high-five, celebrating yet another score for the team. This is the energy that engulfed a certain 10 year old girl a while ago, and inspired her to play the game: volleyball. ...

Teacher Spotlight:

Teacher Spotlight:

December 4, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Kee, Classes, ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase, SPORTS

Even at a young age, P.E. teacher and Missouri-native Kathleen Sender possessed a love for sports, being active, and health. Sender played soccer during her college years, up until she tore her meniscus.   William Jewell College suffered from a loss of one of their center mids for a month. One thin...

Kelsey Plumb: Setting Records

Kelsey Plumb: Setting Records

Claire Petersen, Reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under BLOG, Clubs, Contests, ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase, SPORTS, STUDENT LIFE, Students

October 14th, junior Kelsey Plumb broke the school record for the number of assists in a single volleyball season with almost 1,000 assists recorded. Standing at a height of six foot, the starting varsity setter certainly made a name for herself this season. Breaking such a record is quite an accomplish...

Waukee Wins the Bank of Iowa Award

Waukee Wins the Bank of Iowa Award

Dawson Wetlaufer

October 3, 2017


Filed under NEWS, Showcase, SPORTS

The Bank Iowa Traveling Challenge Cup is a year-long, statewide challenge including all high schools that are membered with Iowa High School Athletic Association, Iowa High School Music Association, Iowa Girls’ High School Athletic Union and the Iowa High School Speech Association. Waukee High Schoo...

2017 Track Preview

2017 Track Preview

Kaitlyn Redman, Reporter

April 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Waukee Athletics have dominated on the track for years, and this 2017 season looks to be making another strong start. Track and Field is a sport which includes athletic competitions based on running, jumping, and throwing. The foot racing events, which include sprints, middle and long-distance events,...

Intramurals

Intramurals

Megan Groathouse, Reporter

February 23, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Waukee High School has over 2,000 students from 9th through 12th grade all of whom have the opportunity to participate in the sports available at the school. This creates a very competitive environment for all the athletes that are working to earn the top varsity spot, but some students just want to ...

Girls’ Basketball

Girls’ Basketball

Miranda Boyle, Reporter

February 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

From walking out on the court of a regular season game with a few hundred eyes watching, to the state tournament with thousands of eyes watching each player's every move. The Waukee girls basketball team carry unparalleled success throughout the years, and this year is looking to be no different. Fro...

Waukee Cheer: Season in Review

Waukee Cheer: Season in Review

Rashed Alsharqi, Reporter

February 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

For nine months, 265 days, and countless hours, the Waukee Competitive Cheer Team poured every ounce of dedication and commitment they had into training to be one of the top cheer squads in the nation. WHS Cheer team consists of 28 members who have vigorously trained four times a week on tumbling and stunt...

A Farewell and A Hello

A Farewell and A Hello

Amelia Roberts, Reporter

January 4, 2017


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

The Waukee volleyball team has experienced years of success and growth under varsity head coach Steven Baas. During his time at the school he lead the team to many victories and helped them through their defeats. Waukee Athletics is losing a bel oved coach to retirement. After the successful 2016 v...

Waukee Wrestling Team Takes the Silver

Waukee Wrestling Team Takes the Silver

Damion Wallace, Reporter

December 16, 2016


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Click here for a Highlight video of the Waukee Wrestling team in Parkhill! On Saturday, December 3rd, The Waukee Wrestling team went to an out of state tournament in Kansas City at Park Hill High school. They dualed Liberty North, Park Hill, Kearney, and Smithville, who all reside in Missouri. Waukee ...

Carlie Littlefield Scores 1,000 Points

Carlie Littlefield Scores 1,000 Points

Averi Baudler, Reporter

December 8, 2016


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Uncategorized

On Tuesday night, during the girls basketball game against the East Scarlets, senior Carlie Littlefield dribbled down the floor on a fast break and easily swished a pull-up jumper, securing her 13th and 14th points of the game. To many in the crowd, this shot was nothing out of the ordinary. Littlefield,...

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