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Boys cross country team to compete at state

Boys cross country team to compete at state

Brayden Plourde October 26, 2023

The Norwalk Boys Cross Country Team will run at state this Friday, Oct. 27, at 11:15 a.m. at Kennedy Park in Fort Dodge.  This is the Norwalk boys' sixth year in a row making state. Sophomores...

Senior Grace Dehmer cheers on her team in the semi-finals on Thursday, Oct. 19. The Norwalk Volleyball Team has the chance to go to state for the first time in program history.

Regional finals game gets under way

Gavin Briar October 24, 2023

Tonight is one of the biggest nights in Norwalk Volleyball program history. The Warriors are in Alleman to face the North Polk Comets in the regional final. Norwalk has made it to the regional final...

Seniors Grace Dehmer (left) and Ava Johnson chase the ball on Thursday, Oct. 19. Tonight the Norwalk Volleyball Team will play at North Polk for a chance to go to state for the first time in program history.

Tonight’s game could make history

Kyle Erickson October 24, 2023

The Norwalk Volleyball Team is competing tonight in the regional final at 7 p.m. at North Polk High School in Alleman. If they win this game, they will compete at state for the first time in program history.    Norwalk...

Halftime Show with Coach Patterson

Brayden Plourde, Staff Writer September 22, 2023

Norwalk plays Winterset on Friday, Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. in Warrior Stadium. The #8 ranked Warriors come into this game with a record of 3-1, while the #10 ranked Winterset has a record of 2-2. The Warriors...

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 two Pella schools

Gabby Bussanmas and Kyle Erickson September 18, 2023

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...

Will Clark makes a big hit on Indianola quarterback Andrew DeWall on Friday night, Sept. 1, in Warrior Stadium. Will Clark had 11 tackles, three tackles for loss and an interception.

Football team starts the season strong

September 8, 2023

The Norwalk High School Football Team beat Indianola High School on Friday, Sept. 1, with a score of 21-14. Norwalk has a season record of 2-0 heading into tonight's game against the Newton Cardinals....

Norwalk Offering Summer Lifting Program

Gus Nurre May 23, 2023

This summer Norwalk High school is going to have a summer lifting program starting on June 5th.    “I think it's important to work out year round,” said Cory Archer, strength and conditioning...

Elise Burnett, Norwalk junior, poses for a ballet portrait on Dec. 3, 2022. Burnett has been dancing since her elementary years, and is now in her seventh consecutive year of ballet.

The Brain Behind the Beauty

Taylor Stanley, Staff Writer March 28, 2023

Ballet is one of the most popular, but unique forms of dance that has been influential all over the world. Ballerinas can start training as young as 4 or 5, meaning the majority of their lives can be devoted...

Maddux Borcherding-Johnson flexes after winning the state final for the 285 weight class to become a state champion on Friday, February 17th. Maddux will be playing football for the University of Iowa next year.

Coming Out on Top

Todd Sylvester and Spear Staff February 21, 2023

Maddux Borcherding-Johnson (285) took the state title Saturday night, capping off an undefeated senior season.  “It was just a real proud moment of my life just knowing all the hard work I put in...

Russ Greenwood encourages bowlers during a meet at Air Lanes in December of 2021. Greenwood took over as head bowling coach for the 2022-2023 school year.

Norwalk High School bowling team competes under new head coach

Kay Widen, Former Staff Writer January 18, 2023

Recently, head bowling coach Nathan Stocker retired, leaving an opening for the old assistant bowling coach, Russ Greenwood. Greenwood is hoping to add new things in order to promote success within the...

The Norwalk varsity volleyball team celebrates on Oct. 4. The team said they have lots to be proud of this season.

Norwalk volleyball: Strong motivators lead to a great season

Taylor Stanley, Staff Writer January 17, 2023

The Norwalk High School volleyball team had many goals going into the season this year according to new coach John Fulton. He said one of the biggest goals was to be a top 10 team, and they delivered. “Our...

Beaver twins make their mark in the weight room

Beaver twins make their mark in the weight room

Gus Nurre, Staff Writer January 11, 2023

You might think that all freshmen are all the same. But if you were to look closer at Norwalk High School, you would see a set of twins. Those twins are Mason and Issac Beaver. These two both play football...

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