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Volleyball team to play two Pella schools

First Norwalk will play Pella High School on the road. Then the Warriors will face off against Pella Christian High School at home.
The Norwalk Varsity Volleyball Team breaks down their final huddle during practice on Friday, Sept. 15, in the NPECC. This is the NHS Varsity Team’s last practice before their upcoming game against Pella High School.

Volleyball team to play Pella High School on the road

The Norwalk Varsity Volleyball Team will go on the road to play on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at Pella High School. The game against Pella is set to start at 7:15pm.

The volleyball team is starting off the season breaking records. Offensive hitter Noelle Sutcliffe, senior, set a new school record for career kills in Oskaloosa on Aug 30.

The previous record was set at 899 by Gabby Ridgeway. Tickets for the Pella game on Sept. 19 are $6 for adults and students K-12. 

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These tickets can be found at To purchase tickets on the website, select “Activities,” “Athletics,” and then “Buy Event Tickets.” 

-Gabby Bussanmas


Warriors to play at home against Pella Christian High School

The Norwalk Warriors Volleyball Team will play at home at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, in the NPECC.

Norwalk has a record of 10-7. Noelle Sutcliffe is the third-best in kills and is also first in kill attempts in the 4A class. Also, Norwalk has Katie Larson in the top 25 in successful serves in 4A. 

Pella Christian currently has a record of 3-6. The Norwalk Warriors recently lost to Indianola and ADM. But they have a chance to rebound at home against Pella Christian.  Tickets are $5 each and are sold at

-Kyle Erickson

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Gabby Bussanmas
Gabby Bussanmas, Staff Writer
Gabby Bussanmas is a junior at NHS and first-semester journalism student. Bussanmas is interested in reading and writing, especially about social issues and new laws. She is involved in school groups such as MVP, and is the second youngest of seven siblings. “It’s definitely weird because I’m going to be one of the last ones to leave the house,” she said. Bussanmas said she is not originally from Iowa. “I’m actually from Louisiana, I lived there for 12 years,” she said. “I like having all four seasons, I love snow and hate the heat.” Bussanmas is considering a career in journalism, and sees The Spear as a way to learn about the topic. “I’m interested in trying to become a journalist, this could be a good start to see if I like it,” she said.
Kyle Erickson
Kyle Erickson, Staff Writer
Kyle Erickson is a senior at NHS and a staff writer for The Spear. This is Kyle’s first year in journalism and joined because quote, “I really have a passion for hockey and I feel like if I take journalism class I can get closer to that sport and share my ideas about it more.” Some other passions Kyle enjoys are marching band, show choir, and concert choir. Kyle is a big hockey fan and supports North Dakota for college and the Las Vegas Golden Knights for the professional level. Kyle also enjoys action and comedy movies and his favorite movie is “Die Hard.” An interesting fact about Kyle is that he is afraid of some waterslides. Another hobby Kyle likes is going on walks with himself and with his dog Mavrick.
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