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  1. High school principal dies after donating bone marrow to sick teen he didn't know  KCCI Des Moines
  2. Westfield N.J. principal dies: Derrick Nelson, Westfield, New Jersey, principal who went into coma after bone marrow donation dies  CBS News
  3. High school principal dies after making a bone marrow donation to save a stranger  WTVR CBS 6 News
  4. New Jersey principal who went into coma after bone marrow donation dies  KABC-TV
  5. Principal Who Went Into Coma After Bone Marrow Donation Dies  U.S. News & World Report
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PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Akron-Westfield downs Westwood | Football  Sioux City Journal

SLOAN, Iowa -- Akron-Westfield converted three fourth-down touchdown passes which paved the way for a 42-21 victory over Westwood in Class A first round ...

NJ student news: Westfield High School Model U.N. Club wins award

Westfield High School's Model U.N. Club won the Outstanding Delegation Award for excelling in all parts of the annual conference held in Hershey, ...

Family, friends bid final farewell to New Jersey principal who died while donating bone marrow  WABC-TV

Friends, family and colleagues bid a final farewell Tuesday to a beloved New Jersey high school principal who died after undergoing a procedure to donate ...

A New Jersey High School Principal Died After Donating Bone Marrow to a Young Boy in France  TIME

Derrick Nelson, a New Jersey high school principal, died Sunday after donating bone marrow to a 14-year-old boy in France.

GALLAGHER: 'Sunshine' savors bright lights of football opener  Sioux City Journal

AKRON, Iowa -- Nick Jacobs walks down the hall at Akron-Westfield on Tuesday as "Remember the Titans" scenes race through my mind. This high school ...

Players from Houston who will take part in the NFL Combine  Houston Chronicle

When the NFL Scouting Combine begins on-field workouts Friday, there will be nine former Houston high school football stars to watch.

Ed Oliver has Houston's 'Be Someone' all over his coat lining  Houston Chronicle

Former Westfield High School and University of Houston star Ed Oliver brought a little bit of his hometown with him to the NFL Draft today in Nashville, Tenn.

Where players from Houston high schools will go in the NFL Draft  Houston Chronicle

Former Westfield High School and University of Houston star Ed Oliver will be the first first-round NFL Draft pick from the Houston area since the Bengals took ...

Area Dordt Football Commitments

The Dordt College football program has announced its first commitments for the recruiting season. The initial list includes 31 individuals who have announced ...

Top agricultural educators recognized with Golden Owl Award  AGDAILY

The Golden Owl Award is a great opportunity to honor the dedication instilled in teachers to provide the next generation with the tools they need.

Your Business Energy: Meet Ryan Meyers

One of our favorite things about Business Energy's co-working and networking space is that we are able to bring together Westfield's local entrepreneurs and ...

Tracking reports of fights, drugs and gangs at Houston-area...  KPRC Click2Houston

A Houston mother's worst fears were confirmed when video surfaced on social media showing her daughter being attacked in the hallway of her middle school.

Spring ISD prepares to launch new middle school campuses  KTRK-TV

SPRING, Texas -- Spring ISD will see several changes this year at the middle school level, where new attendance boundaries, the opening of two middle ...

Westfield students taking part in national Odyssey of the Mind tournament

Two teams from McKinley and Wilson Elementary Schools in Westfield will advance to the World Finals Tournament of the Odyssey of the Mind, an international ...

Principal Apologizes After Students Recite the Pledge in Spanish  Breitbart News

A Virginia high school principal is apologizing after a plan to have students recite the Pledge of Allegiance in Spanish was poorly received.

Darrell Dale Kunkel | Obituaries |  Sioux City Journal

Sioux City. Darrell Dale Kunkel, 77, of Sioux City, passed away Thursday, March 28, 2019, at a local hospital. *Service* will be 1 p.m. Monday at Sacred Heart ...

Where Houston high school stars and Texas college players were drafted  Houston Chronicle

Nine players who starred at Houston high schools were selected in this year's NFL draft. Thirteen others from Texas colleges also heard their name called in the ...

Synopsis of Westfield Board of Education Meeting on June 12, 2018

Board President Gretchan Ohlig presented resolutions on behalf of the Board of Education to secondary school staff members who received awards of ...

Cell phone video shows student apparently shoving Spring ISD teacher  KTRK-TV

A Spring ISD student may face criminal charges for shoving a teacher in the classroom.

Cardinals draft Iowa State WR Hakeem Butler (Fort Bend Travis) in fourth round  Houston Chronicle

Hakeem Butler's path from Baltimore to Fort Bend Travis High to Iowa State has now landed him with the Arizona Cardinals, who selected Butler with the 103rd ...

NJ student news: Amazon hosts students to celebrate National Robotics Week

Amazon celebrates National Robotics Week with local middle schools at Edison fulfillment center (Photo: ~Courtesy of Frank Conlon). On Monday, April 8, ...

Bills sign first-rounder Ed Oliver to $19.675 million contract  Houston Chronicle

The Buffalo Bills have signed former University of Houston defensive tackle Ed Oliver, their first-round draft pick, to a fully guaranteed $19.675 million contract, ...

Gabel says marijuana movement motivated her political activism  Lincoln Journal Star

Krystal Gabel planned to have a doctorate by the time she was 25, so she focused on education. And she was an exceptional student.

Oak Knoll School in Summit unveils stained-glass window display designed by Watchung alumna

More than a year's worth of work by Oak Knoll alumna and artist Christina Nguyen of Watchung culminated earlier this month when the school officially unveiled ...

'Banner' day for Akron-Westfield speech unit | Local Lifestyles  Sioux City Journal

AKRON, Iowa | Charlie Anderson's confidence showed last Saturday as he sat waiting for a presentation of the green banner to the top readers theater ...

Cafeteria brawl at Westfield High School caught on camera  KPRC Houston

A fight erupted in the cafeteria of Westfield High School and a mother of one of the girls involved speaks out.

Teen struck by driver who failed to stop recovering in the hospital  KTRK-TV

Elijah Chavis, 16, was riding his sister's bike early Saturday morning on Kuykendahl Road when someone hit him.

Teens say they were beaten up, robbed at Westfield High School  KPRC Houston

Spring Independent School District officials and police are investigating reports that two teenagers were beaten and robbed on the campus of Westfield High ...

U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman Brady Bergman  KCAU 9

S. Air Force National Guard Airman Brady Bergman graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman ...

Westfield Teams Compete in Odyssey of the Mind World Finals

WESTFIELD, N — Two Westfield Odyssey of the Mind elementary school teams competed at the World Finals Competition recently at Iowa State University.

Spring ISD breaks ground on new 8,000-seat stadium  KTRK-TV

The new stadium is part of a voter-approved $330 million bond that will also add new schools and upgrade campus security.

UCA Bears add 25 on National Signing Day  KATV

The University of Central Arkansas added 25 new football Bears to the program on Wednesday, the first day of the NCAA national signing period. UCA head ...

Westfield High School student injured after falling off hood of moving car  KPRC Houston

SPRING, Texas - A student at Westfield High School injured himself Tuesday after he fell off the hood of a moving car, according to the Spring Independent ...

University of Texas at San Antonio - UTSA adds nine to 2019 signing class  UTSA Athletics

SAN ANTONIO — UTSA head football coach Frank Wilson announced Wednesday that he has added nine decorated student-athletes to the program's 2019 ...

Former Akron-Westfield coach pleads not guilty to having sex with teen  Sioux City Journal

LE MARS, Iowa -- A former Akron-Westfield High School wrestling coach has pleaded not guilty to having sexual contact with a 17-year-old female student.

Let the caps fly.... It's graduation week in Plymouth County  Le Mars Daily Sentinel

PLYMOUTH CO. — The 2019 senior classes of all seven Plymouth County schools will celebrate their commencement this Sunday, May 19. Le Mars Community.

Former Houston high school stars in this year's college bowl games  Houston Chronicle

Thirty-five of this year's 40 bowl games feature a team with at least one player who was a star high school football player in the Houston area.

We asked for nominations for 'Sports Mom of the Year' and you responded — big time  Indianapolis Star

It seems unfair to pick just one “Sports Mom of the Year.” I received heartfelt nominations from fathers, mothers, husbands, sons, daughters and friends with ...

Paper Mill Playhouse Announces 2019 Rising Star Award Nominations  Broadway World

As one of the nation's leading professional theaters and recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, Paper Mill Playhouse has a well-earned reputation for ...

Prep football preview: Mineral Point hopes to return to the top of the SWAL pack

Wisconsin Dells aims to move up under new coach Scott Flood; River Valley has its sights set on a playoff berth.

Theatre Under The Stars Announces Nominations For The 17th Annual Tommy Tune Awards  Broadway World

High school students, teachers, and parents across Houston are celebrating the nominations for the 17th Annual Tommy Tune Awards! Dan Knechtges, Artistic ...

Behind Brian Peavy's special bond with his stepfather  Des Moines Register

Brian Peavy's stepfather helped shape him into the football player and person he's become.

Student news: Poetry Out Loud winner named at Plainfield academy

Arianna Diaz, a senior at Plainfield Academy for the Arts and Advanced Studies (PAAAS) won her school's competition of Poetry Out Loud during an event ...

Oklahoma RB Rodney Anderson (Katy) drafted by Bengals with No. 211 overall pick  Houston Chronicle

Former Katy High Rodney Anderson will get a chance to play in the NFL, although much of his college career was sidelined by injury. The Cincinnati Bengals ...

Power Five commitment recap: May 4-10  247Sports

The 2020 recruiting cycle is in full swing and some of the top high school football prospects in the country are announcing where they will play in college.

New Jersey Drivers Face Increased Likelihood of Deer Collisions

Odds rank New Jersey No. 33, with 1 in 232 possibility of collision.

Prep cross country: Sun Prairie girls drop out of No. 1 spot in Division 1 state rankings

At the finish line of the regular season, the Muskego girls cross country team passed the two-time defending state champion Sun Prairie girls atop the Wisconsin ...

Bohls: Fifty years later, Texas' wishbone offense has left a huge legacy on the game

Ted Koy took the phone call and instantly was petrified. It was customary for Texas football players to receive a mimeographed sheet in the mail from Darrell ...

Westfield's Jase Febres, Darius McNeill sign Big 12 letters

It was a special day for Jase Febres. As he prepared to sign his National Letter of Intent to play basketball at the University of Texas on Wednesday morning, the ...

Akron-Westfield students prep for national History Day meet  Sioux City Journal

On a Tuesday morning at the start of summer vacation, Hailey Wait reports to the auditorium at Akron-Westfield High School and erects a set onstage.

A scouting report on new Bills DT Ed Oliver from the center who blocked him every day in college  The Athletic

Oliver's ex-college teammate raved about his on-field talent and is a fan of how the Bills plan to use the former Houston star.

Falcons select DB Kendall Sheffield (Thurgood Marshall) in fourth round of NFL draft  Houston Chronicle

The Atlanta Falcons selected defensive back Kendall Sheffield with the 111th overall pick of the fourth round on Saturday in the NFL draft.

Two Westfield Teams Advance to Odyssey of the Mind World Finals

EWING, NJ — Teams from McKinley and Wilson Elementary Schools in Westfield advance to the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals after the 40th annual New ...

35 facts to know heading into the 2019 NFL Draft

Texans analyst John Harris gets you ready for the draft in Nashville with 35 facts to know.

Local News: Hats off to the Class of 2018 (5/16/18)  Le Mars Daily Sentinel

PLYMOUTH CO. — The 2018 senior classes of all seven Plymouth County schools celebrate their commencement this Saturday, May 20. Le Mars Community ...

Ravens select Texas A&M DT Daylon Mack in fifth round  Houston Chronicle

Daylon Mack joins center Erik McCoy (second round), tight end Jace Sternberger (third round) and fellow defensive lineman Kingsley Keke (fifth round) so far in ...

Hoops Recruiting: Which Transfer Prospect Oklahoma State is Targeting  Cowboys Ride For Free

Oklahoma State's season ended early on the court, but Mike Boynton still has plenty on his plate.

Plenty of corners still available for Texans in NFL draft  Houston Chronicle

There are plenty of cornerbacks available for the Texans in the second round and third round Friday.

PREP BASEBALL: Westerners to state for first time  Sioux City Journal

DENISON, Iowa | No. 4 Akron-Westfield scored seven runs in the third inning to extend a 3-2 advantage into a 10-2 lead and went on to defeat Coon ...

Bishop Luers hires Fonso White as boys basketball coach  WANE

Bishop Luers High School is pleased to announce the hiring of Fonso White as the boys' basketball coach. Coach White comes to Bishop Luers from Westfield ...

NFL draft Q&A: Colorado NT Javier Edwards (Ben Davis)  Houston Chronicle

Whenever Colorado nose tackle Javier Edwards gets the call from an NFL team, he vows to be ready. The Ben Davis graduate has received calls and text ...

Updated: Team-by-team 2018 football schedules for each conference in the area and region

2018 prep football schedules for every varsity team in the area and region:

Local News: AW pride exudes thanks to PTA (8/14/18)  Le Mars Daily Sentinel

AKRON — There may not have been any big summer remodeling projects at the Akron-Westfield Schools, but principals, teachers and staff have been ready ...

Texas Top 25 High School Football Rankings - Week 12  High School Football America

Every team won in the first round of the playoffs, which means there are no changes in the new Texas Top 25 high school football rankings.

Nurse practitioner comes to community | Sioux Center News

Promise Community Health Center of Sioux Center announces the hiring of Faith Schiltz as a family practice nurse practitioner and she will begin seeing ...

Clinton School project in Plainfield builds literacy and learning

Pre-kindergarten, first- and second-grade students and teachers at Clinton Elementary School in the Plainfield School District worked on an literacy project this ...

Norz Hill Farm owners honored for ongoing support of Somerset County VoTech programs

Rich and Debbie Norz, owners of Norz Hill Farm in Hillsborough, have been selected as the Somerset County Vocational & Technical School District's 2018 ...

Fast-rising guard Caleb Grill signs with Iowa State over Kansas State, UNLV offers  Des Moines Register

Iowa State has filled one of its open 2019 scholarships with one of the country's fastest-rising senior prospects.

Mt. Rushmore: VOTE to pick Westfield's 4 best athletes of all time

Over the course of its history, Westfield High School has seen many brilliant athletes make their marks on the school's athletic tradition. But of those many ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Westfield's Jackie Lieberman

This week's feature will focus on TAPintoWestfield franchisee, Jackie Lieberman. Find out what makes different than the competition, what ...

GALLAGHER: Royal routes: Paths diverge for Plymouth County royalty  Sioux City Journal

LE MARS, Iowa | Plymouth County Fair Queen Kara Schmitz wraps up "the five best days of summer" on Sunday by leaving the fair.

PREP WRESTLING: Westfield opens conference with impressive 56-18 win over Wisconsin Dells  Portage Daily Register

WESTFIELD — Winning a championship in the South Central Conference won't be easy, considering league-favorite Mauston finished second in the state a ...

Scouting report: Rockets vs. Magic  Chron

When/where: 6 p.m. Sunday; Toyota Center. TV/radio: AT&T SportsNet/KBME 790. Rockets update. The Rockets (28-20) have beaten the Magic in 10 of their ...

Local News: Schools ready for prom 2017 (4/18/17)  Le Mars Daily Sentinel

PLYMOUTH CO. — Plymouth County high schools will be holding prom dinners, dances and after-prom parties in the next few weeks. Gehlen Catholic High ...

North Texas hosts loaded group of junior day visitors Monday  247Sports

The North Texas Mean Green took advantage of Monday's Presidents Day holiday to host an impressive group of junior day visitors. North Texas, *fresh* off ...

A Cozy Town That Appeals to All Generations  New York Times

MATT LOUGHLIN and his wife, Maggie, were raising two sons in Middlesex. But Mr. Loughlin's broadcasting career was on the rise, so they looked to move near ...

Spring ISD alumni come home to offer advice, encouragement

Spring ISD graduates are returning to their former high school campuses, and they are bringing a lot of advice to current students. The district's annual alumni ...

Theatre Under The Stars Names Clifford D. Alexander New Director of Education  Broadway World

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) has a new Director of Education, Clifford D. Alexander. As a core part of his role, Alexander will oversee the Humphreys School ...

SMU announces signing of Cal transfer Darius McNeill  247Sports

Guard Darius McNeill played his first two collegiate seasons at Cal. As a sophomore, he started 28 of 31 games and averaged 11.0 points, 1.4 steals and 0.9 ...

Ithaca College junior pins down success on wrestling mat  The Ithacan

Junior Nick Velez is ranked third in the nation on InterMat Wrestling among all 165-pound, Division III wrestlers.

CISD Principal Profile: Gregg Colschen, The Woodlands High School

In the 16 years Gregg Colschen has been principal at The Woodlands High School, he and his staff have tried to provide students with dozens of opportunities to ...

Iowa State basketball coach Steve Prohm signs contract extension through 2025  Des Moines Register

Prohm's new contract dispels rumors of the Iowa State men's basketball coach being linked to other job openings, most notably at the University of Alabama, ...

7 people shot during high school after-prom party in N. Harris County  KPRC Houston

Hundreds of teens were forced to run for their lives after a gunman opened fire at a high school party.

Lady Westerners work to find their killer instinct  Le Mars Daily Sentinel

AKRON -- Akron-Westfield volleyball head coach Eric Thien may not be the most experienced, but that doesn't mean he's not up to the task at hand. "I'm excited ...

Thomas Edison EnergySmart robotics teams members advance in state competitions

Thomas Edison EnergySmart Charter School's VEX IQ Team participated in the Rosa International Middle School VIQC Event in Cherry Hill on Saturday, Jan. 5.

Bills Links, 4/13: Quinnen Williams highlights the list of Buffalo’s pre-draft visitors  Buffalo Rumblings

Many consider Williams to be the top prospect in the draft.

Reports: ISU hoops recruit Darius McNeill wants out of his scholarship

Iowa State's basketball makeover got a little more complex Friday afternoon. Freshman recruit Darius McNeill has reportedly requested to be released from his ...

Conroe ISD names two educators as top administrators  Chron

The Conroe Independent School District on Tuesday promoted from within two long-time educators to serve the roles of principal of Hauke Alternative High ...

Somerset County 4-H teen members going to national conference

Kate McHale, a 16-year-old resident of Hillsborough and Julie Pirro, a 18-year-old resident of Metuchen, will be representing New Jersey at the 88th National ...

Hall of Fame and US Army Announce Award for Excellence Finalists  Pro Football Hall of Fame

The Pro Football Hall of Fame and the U.S. Army announced the 25 high school student-athlete finalists for the U.S. Army-Pro Football Hall of Fame Award for ...

Northwest Iowa native Krystal Gabel running for Nebraska governor on shoestring budget  Sioux City Journal

OMAHA | A woman who grew up in Akron, Iowa, and graduated with a writing degree from Briar Cliff University is running as an underdog in the 2018 Nebraska ...

2019 NFL Draft: The misunderstanding of Ed Oliver Jr. (PFN Film Room)  Pro Football Network

Former Houston defensive tackle Ed Oliver Jr. is rising up 2019 NFL Draft boards. This is due in part to what he's put on tape. Once you get a load of Junior on ...

Cyclones hoops rotation breakdown: How will Iowa State coach Steve Prohm spread out minutes?  Des Moines Register

Iowa State coach Steve Prohm will have plenty of options with his roster for the 2018-19 season.

Grinnell schools welcome new teachers, counselors and leaders

Classes at Grinnell Community Schools are well underway as are sporting events, school functions and various clubs. Since last spring, there are several staff ...

Obituary: Larry Sands (6/25/18)  Le Mars Daily Sentinel

Larry Sands, 73, of Merrill, died Thursday, June 21, 2018 at his home in Merrill. Larry Lee Sands was born on Feb. 27, 1945 to Marvin and Vera (Chase) Sands ...

Iowa State men's basketball can hope for much more than first national ranking since 2017  Des Moines Register

The story of today is that Iowa State's men's basketball team is back in the national polls for the first time since the end of the 2017 season. The story of tomorrow ...

Jimbo Fisher makes big recruiting haul for Texas A&M  Houston Chronicle

COLLEGE STATION - A friend recently asked new Texas A&M coach Jimbo Fisher how he liked living in his new college town. "I have no idea," Fisher kidded.

STUDENT NEWS: High school juniors get presidential campaign experience

Student achiever news from: Bates College, Binghamton University, Clarkson University, Elizabethtown College, Marist College, The Matheny School, North ...

Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

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