Oct. 1, West Delaware’s High School and students’ properties received damage from the flood. Cars, homes, and sports areas were flooded. Cars were totaled, driveways were washed out, and new equipment is needed for sports.
Stormy Season for Sports
Monday, Oct. 1, rain caused extreme flooding in Manchester. Anywhere from several inches to several feet of water covered the football field and softball diamond. This flood brought challenges to both sports programs.
Athletic director Matt Weis witnessed the flooding around 5 p.m. and saw water rising fast. Within five minutes, the water reached both Prospect and New Streets. “With as fast as it...
High Water Hits Student Homes
“We had around two to three inches of water seep into our basement, and my front yard looked like a lake,” junior Malena Grummitt said.
This is how life was for a couple students earlier this month.
On Monday, Oct. 1, torrential rains struck Delaware County, which led to flooding and damage to several families homes in the area.
Sophomore Addie Reetz’s house was one of many tha...
Creek Creates Complications for Cars
On Oct. 1, a sudden flood struck Manchester, flooding several students’ vehicles.
Mason Gillihan (11) parked his 2002 Chevy Silverado by Brown Field on Prospect St. “I was at the fairgrounds practicing and nobody told us that it was flooding,” Gillihan said.
When Gillihan returned to the school, he found water up to the seats on his truck. After talking to the police, they said that the w...