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Shot selection allows Wildcats to roll on opening night

Emily TerWee fires a floater in the lane with a George-Little Rock defender being late to defend during Siouxland Conference girls’ basketball Tuesday, Nov. 22. The West Lyon Wildcats defeated the Mustangs 60-25. (Photo/Nathan Broek) West Lyon defeats George-Little...

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Two Wildcats selected as all-state players

Anderson Trejo chosen for the first team, Korey McKenney picked to the second team Nathan Broek | Sports Editor Two West Lyon football players were selected by the Iowa Print Sports Writers Association to the Class 2A all-state team after the association’s meeting...

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Two Wildcats named as all-district players

Evy Knoblock and Jordyn Aeschliman picked to the Class 3A West team by the Iowa Girls’ Coaches’ Association Tuesday, Nov. 15 Nathan Broek | Sports Editor Two West Lyon volleyball players were named all-district honorees for the Class 3A west district as announced by...

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Wildcats struggle from behind as their season ends

The West Lyon football team looks on as Greene County accepts its state qualification trophy following the third round of the Class 2A state football playoffs. The Wildcats ended up seeing their 2022 season come to an end as they fell to their Lyon County rivals,...

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Two Wildcats named as academic all-state

Photographed left to right: Maddie Johnson and Madison DeJong. Both volleyball players from West Lyon were selected to the 2022 academic All-State volleyball team by the Iowa Girls’ Coaches’ Association. (Photos/Nathan Broek) Maddie Johnson and Madison DeJong honored...

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Sam Meester uses familiarity of state to his advantage

Meester finishes in 103rd with a time of 18:39.68, one of his fastest of the year, at the state meet to end his career at West Lyon Sam Meester races past the final mile marker during the Class 2A state cross-country meet at Lakeside Municipal Golf Course in Fort...

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Various student-athletes ‘make the grade’

Athletes from West Lyon volleyball and cross-country teams had a GPA of 3.75 or higher Nathan Broek | Sports Editor The Siouxland Conference released its all-academic honors list Wednesday, Oct. 26, and various athletes from the West Lyon volleyball and girls’ and...

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Unity Christian and George-Little Rock to swap conferences

Knights will join Siouxland Conference while Mustangs accepted into War Eagle starting the 2023-2024 school year Nathan Broek | Sports Editor Following votes by school superintendents from both the Siouxland Conference and the War Eagle Conference during the week of...

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Sam Meester to represent Wildcats in Fort Dodge

West Lyon senior Geena Snyders pushes herself to the finish line during the Class 2A state-qualifying meet in Orange City Thursday, Oct. 20. Snyders saw her prep high school cross-country career come to an end as she finished 28th and the team finished fifth with 136...

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West Lyon falls to Sheldon

West Lyon senior Randi Childress plucks a dig in the back row with fellow senior, libero Keatyn Lorenzen, providing vocal support during the opening round of the Class 3A Region 1 volleyball tournaments Monday, Oct. 17. Both seniors saw their prep high school...

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Late-game momentum favors Sheldon

The West Lyon student section and West Lyon volleyball team bench look on from the sidelines with their pink uniforms and gear during Pink Out Night and Siouxland Conference volleyball versus the Sheldon Orabs Tuesday, Oct. 11. It was Pink Out Night for Breast Cancer...

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Wildcats blast Braves 42-12 in regular-season finale 

Sophomore Carson Hoogeveen fends off a defender to secure a reception during Class 2A District 1 football Friday, Oct. 14. Hoogeveen had two receptions in the game for 37 yards in what turned into a 42-12 victory. (Photo/Jason Hommes) West Lyon ready for playoff push...

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West Lyon battles Siouxland Conference in Arnold’s Park

Sam Meester works through the final mile at the Siouxland Conference Cross-Country meet at Emerald Hills Golf Course at Arnold’s Park Tuesday, Oct. 11. Meester, finishing in 27th, was the top runner for the West Lyon boys and helped the Wildcats to a seventh-place...

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WL topples Unity Christian 24-6

Gunner Grems protects the football against a pair of Unity Christian defenders as he rumbles his way through the secondary in Class 2A District 1 football in Orange City Friday, Oct. 7. Grems finished the game with 44 rushing yards and one touchdown on 10 carries to...

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Wildcats have little trouble with Generals in four

The West Lyon bench celebrates after a point scored during Siouxland Conference volleyball at George-Little Rock Thursday, Oct. 6. The Wildcats had more to celebrate as they defeated the Mustangs 3-0. (Photo/Nathan Broek) West Lyon’s efforts from the service line...

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Spencer film helps Wildcats get revenge

Evy Knoblock fires an attack attempt toward Central Lyon’s side of the net during Siouxland Conference volleyball in Rock Rapids Tuesday, Sept. 27. The Wildcats outlasted the Lions 3-2. (Photo/Jason Hommes) After falling to Central Lyon 2-1 at Spencer tournament, West...

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