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Clash of the Titans: Friday Night Hoops Recap

Junior Carlie Littlefield battle to keep possession of the ball. She was the second leading scorer for the Warriors on Friday night with 16 points.

Samuel Cox, Editor, Reporter

February 6, 2016

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

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

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

Ellie Everitt, Reporter

December 6, 2015

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...

Reflections of a Championship Season

Reflections of a Championship Season

Andrea Mataloni, Guest Writer

November 30, 2015

  Four months of hard work, countless practices and loads of sweat came down to our final game of the season. No one on our basketball team had experienced a state championship game before and our drive to win was unbelievable. As the lights in Wells Fargo Arena shut off for player introductio...

Warrior Playoff Coverage: Do or Die

A devastated Ben Ferkin paces the sidelines as the Warriors season comes to an end. The senior and his offense helped lead the Warriors to an impressive  8-3 season.

Samuel Cox, Reporter

November 3, 2015

The Waukee Warriors and Valley Tigers are no strangers to each other. The two powerhouse teams met at Valley Stadium, nine weeks ago to kick off the football season. What had the potential to be a great game ended up being a complete blowout as the Tigers humiliated the Warriors 44-13. Fast forward to...

Waukee v. Urbandale

Waukee v. Urbandale

Madeline Ryan and Kurt Lavastida

October 4, 2015

The Arrowhead sent two reporters to capture the head-to-head game against Urbandale last Friday night. The gallery below displays images from reporters Madeline Ryan and Kurt Lavastida. The game ended 20-14 Waukee.

Warriors Declaw The Bobcats: Homecoming Edition

Warriors Declaw The Bobcats: Homecoming Edition

Samuel Cox and Photo's by Allison Long

September 26, 2015

High school football is a great way to bring a community together, and on Friday night Warrior fans filled the bleachers at Warrior Stadium from top to bottom on a perfect fall evening as the Waukee Warriors squared off against the Marshalltown Bobcats for the 2015 Homecoming game. The lights lit up...

Waukee vs. Dowling Football

Number 25, Kayde Penn, slams into Dowling while protecting the ball

Kyndal Lindsay and Genesis Ramos

September 14, 2015

      Waukee and Dowling meet on the field for the first time since the 2014 State Championship held at the UNI Dome. Sadly they fell short seven points from making a comeback to tie the game. The crowd was still in good spirits until the very last second, sporting their USA attire in honor of 9/...

Warriors Fall Victim to Tiger Attack

Warriors Fall Victim to Tiger Attack

Samuel Cox, Sports Reporter

August 29, 2015

Excitement and baby powder filled the air as the Waukee Warriors stormed the field of Valley Stadium to take on the Valley Tigers. Unfortunately, that excitement didn’t last long for Warrior Fans. The Tigers came out firing on all cylinders in the first half by lighting up the scoreboard on offense,...

A Purple and Gold Weekend

UNI's Seth Tuttle kisses the trophy after a win against the Illinois Redbirds this Sunday. (Photo from

Leah Doyle, Reporter

March 8, 2015

The sound of the clock counting down rung in the player's ears. Sweat slid down the crooks of their necks then fell onto the polished floor. The area shook as the crowds bellowed and stomped for their winning team, both embellished with purple and gold. Pride clung to the chests of Waukee fans after Waukee's history-making...

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