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Varsity Fall Sports Schedule

Varsity Fall Sports Schedule

Kaitlyn Redman, Editor-in-Chief [Web]
August 29, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Football:  8/26/16 Opponent: Urbandale High School @ Urbandale High School  7:00 Pm 9/2/16  Opponent: Valley High School @ Waukee High School 7:30 Pm 9/9/16 Opponent: Ankeny High School @ Waukee High School 7:00 Pm 9/16/16 Opponent: Dowling Catholic @ Dowling/ Iowa Christian Academy...

Burnt Out

Burnt Out

Cole Wilson, Reporter
April 20, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

The pitcher stands on the  mound. He stares down to the home plate, while the catcher gives a signal, preparing for the pitch to come. He winds up, preparing to send the ball flying to the approaching batter. The ball is released sailing out of his hand. As he releases the baseball, he follows through,...

Mamba Out

Mamba Out

Samuel Cox, Editor
April 14, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

On June 26, 1996, Kobe Bryant was drafted into the NBA at the age of 19. He was drafted to the Charlotte Hornets, but less than a week later he was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers. Fast forward to April 13, 2016, 20 years later, and Bryant is playing his final game in the NBA at the age of 37, still...

Impact of Sport Injuries

Impact of Sport Injuries

Ana Hernandez, Reporter
March 31, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Every day after school, hard working athletes at Waukee High School push themselves as hard as they can through a season that flies by. There is often great pressure on these athletes to succeed, and with only four years to attempt their goals, any setback is heartbreaking. Unfortunately, most students...

State Playoff Coverage: Waukee vs. Cedar Falls

State Playoff Coverage: Waukee vs. Cedar Falls

Samuel Cox, Editor
March 3, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

It's March and that can only mean one thing: it's tournament time. That's right ladies and gentlemen, basketball tournament season is here and it's here to stay for the whole month as high school and college teams compete to win it all. Nothing else matters; a team's record, stats, and previous ac...

Bracketology

Bracketology

Genesis Ramos, Reporter
March 3, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

It's the final four minutes of last game of the year. The Duke Blue Devils VS The Wisconsin Badgers. Duke takes the lead after the first half of the 2015 NCAA game, that left the score to 23-17; Wisconsin scores 7 points in less than 70 seconds. After both teams missed a few shots in the final minute b...

Waukee’s first State Champion: Kyle Biscoglia Talks About His Big Win

Waukee’s first State Champion: Kyle Biscoglia Talks About His Big Win

Griffin Wright, Reporter
February 26, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Weeks and weeks of hard work and dedication have led to this point. The scene is set as fans cheer wildly at Wells Fargo Arena. The referee raises Kyle Biscoglia’s hand, making history for Waukee High School. Biscoglia has just become the first Wrestling State Champion in Waukee’s history. “Win...

Boys Swim to First Place

Boys Swim to First Place

Maddie Huntley, Reporter
February 15, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

On February 13, the Waukee Boys swim team won the 2016 Boys High School Swim meet. Going into the meet, the Waukee High School’s boys swim team was ranked first. The week prior to state they snagged their second consecutive district championship. They also became the first team to ever receive over 2,0...

Clash of the Titans: Friday Night Hoops Recap

Clash of the Titans: Friday Night Hoops Recap

Samuel Cox, Editor, Reporter
February 6, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

The Waukee girls, ranked number five in the 5A class, kicked things off on Friday night as they looked to get a big win over the number one ranked Ankeny Centennial Jaguar girls. Each team was determined to win and clashed it out for the whole 32 minutes of playing time, taking it down to the final...

National Signing Day

National Signing Day

Samuel Cox, Editor, Reporter
February 3, 2016
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

National Signing Day is a big day for many high school student athletes throughout the country as they officially commit to the college where they will further their athletic and academic careers. On February 3, 2016, 17 student athletes from Waukee High School gathered in the Field House for National...

Mixed Feelings for Waukee Basketball

Mixed Feelings for Waukee Basketball

Kellan Prendergast, Reporter
December 16, 2015
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

High school basketball has fully kicked into gear! Tuesday night, Warriors fans packed into the Fieldhouse as both varsity teams faced off against the Dowling Maroons. Warrior fans hoped for an exciting night, and they certainly got one. It was a sweet but bitter night for Waukee fans on Tuesda...

Burning Out

Burning Out

Ellie Everitt, Reporter
December 6, 2015
Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Student athletes put in more time than many professional athletes do, thus causing them to burnout in youth athletics before the age of 14. Burnout is defined by sports psychologists as “physical/emotional exhaustion, sport devaluation and reduced athletic accomplishment”.  Burnout appears to be a commo...

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