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HS Soccer: WD Boys Begin Season On the Road

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Boys Soccer team will begin their 2016 campaign in Center Point this afternoon. The Hawks will be under the direction of a different head coach for the 3rd time in 4 seasons. 2011 graduate and former Hawks soccer player AJ Engelken has taken over the reigns. WD was just

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WD Speech Students Honored At Awards Night

West Delaware Speech Students were honored at the annual end the season awards night Tuesday night.  Coach Abby Osborne said it was a great year for the speech team: Awards handed out for the evening included the “Friend of Speech” award, which went to the West Delaware Transportation Department; The Rookie Award was given to

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HS Girls Soccer: Hawks To Open Season At Home

By Jamie Vaske-Associate Director of Sports: The West Delaware soccer team will open its season at home tonight as they host Benton Community in Manchester, and will be under new leadership this season as 2012 West Delaware graduate Matt Knutson takes over as the head coach. The Hawks were 3-14 last season and return all

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Time Capsule Opened At West Delaware

36 years ago, Dick Justice, who at the time was the Grounds Superintendent at West Delaware High School knew that there was something special in one of the pillars that led up to the entrance of the old West Delaware high school, then known as “The Annex”.   Fast forward to 2009, when the Annex

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Cabell Qualifies For Olympic Team Trials

By Jamie Vaske-Associate Director of Sports: After an illness prevented 2011 Independence graduate Blaize Cabell from competing at this year’s NCAA national tournament, Cabell set his sights on his next goal of becoming an Olympic qualifier. On Saturday he got one step closer to achieving that goal as he went 3-0 and won the 125

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HS Girls Track: WD Girls Early Bird Results

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Girls annual early bird track meet was held last night on a chilly yet dry 40-degree evening in Manchester. WD Hawks head coach Doug Engel shared his thoughts about how his squad performed: ENGEL1 4-1 Sports Director Jon Swisher has a recap look at KMCH area coverage top 6 finishers

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