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Sophomore Cael Bemis does a hang clean while at after-school lifting. Bemis is a member of the football and wrestling teams.

Norwalk After-School Lifting Program

Brayden Plourde, Staff Writer March 7, 2024

Norwalk High School offers an after-school lifting program for any student who wishes to improve their physical health in the new NPECC. These are pictures from a session on March 4, 2024.

Senior Vincent Martin participates at a swim meet against Marshalltown on November 21. Martin was one of six athletes who partook in one of the signing days.

Signing Day Features Norwalk Athletes

Brayden Plourde, Staff Writer March 1, 2024

Six of Norwalk’s student-athletes participated in an Athletic Signing Day on Wednesday, February 7 to commit to a college to continue their athletic career. A total of 20 of Norwalk’s student-athletes...

Senior Kyle Erickson watches hockey on his phone on Tuesday, Feb. 28, in journalism class. Erickson said Hockey is one of his favorite sports.

Lights, Tape, Puck, and Action

Gavin Briar, Staff Writer February 28, 2024

When you think of popular sports in Iowa, the big ones that come to mind are baseball, basketball or football. However, some students at Norwalk High School said they love the game of hockey. Sophomore...

Tyler Harper wins the boys state championship for Class 3A for the 113-pound weight class on Saturday, Feb. 17, at Wells Fargo Arena. This year, Norwalk had seven qualifiers for boys state wrestling.

Tyler Harper becomes State Champion

Taylor Stanley and Tyler Davis February 19, 2024

Norwalk senior Tyler Harper won the boys state wrestling championship in Class 3A for the 113-pound weight class at Wells Fargo Arena on Saturday, Feb. 17. Last year, Maddux Borcherding-Johnson won...

Coach Brown (right) watches as one of his players wrestles at a home meet on Dec. 12, 2023, in the NPECC. The district wrestling team wrestled this past Saturday, Feb. 10.

The History of Norwalk Wrestling

Brayden Plourde, Staff Writer February 15, 2024

Wrestling has been recognized as one of the oldest sports in the world, and over the years strategies have been gathered and passed from one person to another to create what we know as modern-day wrestling.  The...

Senior Tyler Harper (top) wrestles at a home meet on Dec. 12, 2023, in the NPECC. Last year, Harper was one of Norwalks few state qualifiers.

Norwalk State Wrestling this Wednesday

February 13, 2024

Seven of Norwalk's wrestlers will participate in state wrestling at Wells Fargo Area in Des Moines on Wednesday, Feb. 14 - Saturday, Feb. 17. The first round is on Wednesday, the quarter-finals on Thursday,...

Alanah Vetterick, head coach for the girls wrestling team, cheers on her team at home during a meet last school year. The girls will wrestling in Nevada on Thursday, Jan. 4.

Girls wrestling team is back in action

Kyle Erickson January 3, 2024

Coach Alanah Vetterick and the girls wrestling team are back after a break to continue their season. Vetterick has been coaching the women's varsity wrestling team for two years and is a very big part...

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...

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