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Falcon Relays – 2022

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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s McKenna Marlow (2) takes first place in the Class-A, 100-meter dash, at the Falcon Relays Tuesday afternoon in West Burlington.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Josie Bentz (2) takes the baton from teammate Audrey Brockway on the final leg of the Class-A, 4×200-meter relay to take first place at the Falcon Relays Tuesday afternoon in West Burlington.
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Danville’s Rylee Morris runs in the Class-B, 4×800, at the Falcon Relays Tuesday afternoon in West Burlington.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Kennedy Ritter (8) competes in the Class-A, 3000-meter run at the Falcon Relays Tuesday afternoon in West Burlington.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Hadley Augustine (5) competes in the Class-A, 400-meter run at the Falcon Relays Tuesday afternoon in West Burlington.
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Falcon Relays – 2022

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New London’s Kade Benjamin takes first place in the high jump with a leap of 6’-6” at the Falcon Relays Monday afternoon in West Burlington.
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New London’s Carter Allen takes first place in shot-put with a throw of 50’-11.5” at the Falcon Relays Monday afternoon in West Burlington.
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West Burlington- Notre Dame’s Grant Boal places second in Class A with a leap of 5-06 at the Falcon Relays Monday afternoon in West Burlington.
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Danville’s Caiden Gourley places second with a leap of 5-10 at the Falcon Relays Monday afternoon in West Burlington.
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Danville’s Sawyer Nelson places third in Class B with a leap of 5-08 at the Falcon Relays Monday afternoon in West Burlington.
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West Burlington- Notre Dame’s Tyler Burch takes fourth place in Class A with a throw of 42’-4” at the Falcon Relays Monday afternoon in West Burlington.
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Danville’s Caiden Gourley places second with a leap of 5-10 at the Falcon Relays Monday afternoon in West Burlington.
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West Burlington- Notre Dame’s Tyler Burch throws the discus at the Falcon Relays Monday afternoon in West Burlington.

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Here’s Why China Now Owns Toyota, Ford, GM, and Tesla

“Here’s Why China Now Owns Ford, GM, Tesla and Toyota”, says Scotty Kilmer, an auto mechanic for the last 54 years.
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West Burlington Students present “Leaving Iowa” comedy

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West Burlington’s Sage Eggar, Jenna Schnellbacher, Zach Hite run through the script of “Leaving Iowa”, a comedy play by Tim Clue and Spike Manton, during the final dress rehearsal at WBAHS Auditorium Thursday evening. The students performed before a live audience, Friday and Saturday, March 25th and 26th, 2022.
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West Burlington’s Jenna Schnellbacher, Sage Eggar, Lauren Allen, and Zach Hite run through the script of “Leaving Iowa”, comedy play by Tim Clue and Spike Manton, during the final dress rehearsal at WBAHS Auditorium Thursday evening. The students performed before a live audience, Friday and Saturday, March 25th and 26th, 2022.
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West Burlington’s Nicole Ferguson and Zach Hite run through the script of “Leaving Iowa”, comedy play by Tim Clue and Spike Manton, during the final dress rehearsal at WBAHS Auditorium Thursday evening. The students performed before a live audience, Friday and Saturday, March 25th and 26th, 2022.
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West Burlington’s Zach Hite, Elijah Bradley, and Kaylee Kramer run through the script of “Leaving Iowa”, comedy play by Tim Clue and Spike Manton, during the final dress rehearsal at WBAHS Auditorium Thursday evening. The students performed before a live audience, Friday and Saturday, March 25th and 26th, 2022.
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WB’s Kenyon Baker signs with SCC Track & Field

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West Burlington’s Kenyon Baker (second from left) signs Monday with Southeastern Community College Track & Field Team. Joining Kenyon at signing (from left): Tyra Weddington (mother), and Kenisha Baker (sister).
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West Burlington’s Kenyon Baker (second from left) signs Monday with Southeastern Community College Track & Field Team. Joining Kenyon at signing (from left): Tyra Weddington (mother), SCC Coach Conlan Burd, Kenisha Baker (sister), Jamie Weddington (sister), and Kendell Baker (brother).
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WB’s Kaleb Allen signs with DMACC Golf

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West Burlington’s Kaleb Allen (center) signs Monday afternoon to play golf at Des Moines Area Community College. Joining Kaleb at signing (from front left): Lauri Allen (mother), Shawn Allen (father), (from back left): Lauren Allen (sister), Kody Allen (brother).
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West Burlington’s Kaleb Allen (center) signs Monday afternoon to play golf at Des Moines Area Community College. Joining Kaleb at signing (from front left): Lauri Allen (mother), Shawn Allen (father), (from back left): Lauren Allen (sister), Kody Allen (brother).
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Mid-Prairie 69, West Burlington 40, in District-12 Final

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West Burlington’s Austin Applegate (33) shoots a three against Mid-Prairie Tuesday night in Mount Pleasant, Iowa.
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West Burlington’s Austin Applegate (33) goes to the hoop defended by Mid-Prairie’s Carter Harmsen (24) and Shawn Dodds (50) Tuesday night in Mount Pleasant, Iowa.
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West Burlington’s Jace Figuereo (3) goes to the basket defended by Mid-Prairie’s Ethan Kos (41) Tuesday night in Mount Pleasant, Iowa.
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Falcon Season ends at Region-4 semi, 64-58

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West Burlington’s Stacey Dzawo (23), Isabella Blaufuss (2), Riley Richards (13), McKenna Marlow (1), and Abbey Bence (20), leave the floor as Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk teammates celebrate at the Region-4 semifinal Wednesday night in Wellman, Iowa. Mid-Prairie defeated West Burlington, 64-58.
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West Burlington’s Abbey Bence (20) drives the lane against Mid-Prairie’s Amara Jones (25) Wednesday night in Wellman, Iowa. Bence led the Falcons with 28-points. Mid-Prairie defeated West Burlington, 64-58.
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West Burlington’s Stacey Dzawo (23) looks to the basket during the Region-4 semifinal game against Mid-Prairie Wednesday night in Wellman, Iowa. Mid-Prairie defeated West Burlington, 64-58.
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West Burlington’s Riley Richards (13) goes to the basket over Mid-Prairie’s Cana Rediger (11) during the Region-4 semifinal Wednesday night in Wellman, Iowa. Mid-Prairie defeated West Burlington, 64-58.
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West Burlington’s McKenna Marlow (1) and Mid-Prairie’s Amara Jones (25) fight for control of the ball late in the third quarter of Region-4 semifinal Wednesday night in Wellman, Iowa. Mid-Prairie defeated West Burlington, 64-58.
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Falcons oust Hawks, 63-29

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West Burlington’s Parker Lau (4) delivers ball to the basket during Class-2A District-12 game Monday night in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Central Lee, 63-29.
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West Burlington’s Arya Nowroozi (12) delivers ball to the basket during Class-2A District-12 game Monday night in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Central Lee, 63-29.
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West Burlington’s Zach Webb (22) shoots over Central Lee’s Maddox Doty (15) during Class-2A District-12 game Monday night in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Central Lee, 63-29.
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Central Lee’s Alex Sandoval (11) goes to the basket during Class-2A District-12 game Monday night in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Central Lee, 63-29.

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Falcons advance to Region-4 Semifinal

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West Burlington’s Stacey Dzawo (23) sinks a three against Camanche during the 3A Region-4 quarterfinal Saturday night in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Camanche, 60-19.
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West Burlington’s Abbey Bence (23) shoots over Camanche’s Izzy Beal (14) during the 3A Region-4 quarterfinal Saturday night in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Camanche, 60-19.
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West Burlington’s Kenna Marlow (1) battles for the ball with Camanche’s Celina Hermann (3) during the 3A Region-4 quarterfinal Saturday night in West Burlington. West Burlington defeated Camanche, 60-19.