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Lynx place four veterans on all-NCC squads

March 7, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — The North Central Conference champion Webster City boys’ basketball team was rightly rewarded when it came time for the league coaches to name the all-conference teams. more »»

Hoversten lands a spot on all-NCC second team

March 3, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — Following an 8-15 season that included a 5-9 mark and sixth-place finish in the North Central Conference, the Webster City girls’ basketball team saw two of its own land on the... more »»

SCRAP TO THE END

March 2, 2016 STORM LAKE — Down 13-0 and then 21-2 and finally 24-4 just 9 minutes in, it would have been really easy for the Webster City boys’ basketball team to accept an unfortunate fate inside the walls of... more »»

Alec Fuhs turned in an all-time gutsy performance in 3A substate

March 2, 2016 His eyes bloodshot and his voice afflicted, Alec Fuhs slumped on the second row of the bleachers as the final fans began to trickle out of Sieben’s Fieldhouse on the campus of Buena Vista University... more »»

CLOCK STRIKES MIDNIGHT

February 29, 2016 MARSHALLTOWN — Iowa’s last remaining unbeaten team remained that way by the skin of its teeth, while a Cinderella run through the postseason came to end for the opposition Saturday night inside the... more »»

Lynx must get through No. 3 Indians to reach state for first time in 11 years

February 29, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — Webster City has been there, done that. A Class 3A substate game on the campus of Buena Vista University in Storm Lak. more »»

THE HAT TRICK

February 26, 2016 FORT DODGE — Expect the best, but be prepared for the worst. more »»

Hawks playing with house money

February 26, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — Collin Hill has watched video of Dike-New Hartford. He’s seen the Wolverines size, their speed and their athleticism and knows toppling them will be a Herculean task. more »»

THE COACHING TREE

February 25, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — Marty McKinney is a confident basketball coach, in his own abilities and his team. Insecurities? There are none. more »»

SECOND-HALF SHOWSTOPPERS

February 24, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — Webster City’s run to an 18-win regular season wasn’t about gimmicks or playing above its abilities. When the Lynx defense is good, the team is good. more »»

Hawks make it rain 3’s, bomb R-S by 27

February 24, 2016 GILBERT — The ball hadn’t even left Marco Balderas’ hands and Collin Hill already had his arms in the air signaling a 3-pointer as time ticked down in the third quarter last night. more »»

Let me introduce you to the Drake Doolittle I’ve come to know

February 23, 2016 From the moment the doors opened Thursday morning until the time the clean-up crew began its job late Saturday night, I was inside Wells Fargo Arena to see every minute of the 2016 Iowa state... more »»

CALL HIM CHAMP!

February 22, 2016 DES MOINES — The moment when great expectations met reality occurred at 9:32 p.m. Saturday night. There was a flex. A thunderous clap. A double-fingered point to the stands. Another flex. more »»

Lawson vows to be back after finals loss to nationally-ranked Isley

February 22, 2016 DES MOINES — As a sophomore in 2014, Albia’s Carter Isley felt the sting of the championship-night setback — just his second loss on the season — in front of thousands of fans inside Wells Fargo... more »»

Doolittle caps tumultuous week with five straight wins, bronze medal

February 22, 2016 DES MOINES — For the briefest of moments — the amount of time it takes to go from a crouched to standing position — Drake Doolittle let his emotions bubble to the surface Saturday morning inside... more »»

Hawks deal with their own version of ‘Black Friday’ at state tourney

February 22, 2016 DES MOINES — Black Friday is supposed to be on the calendar in late November. South Hamilton wrestling coach Dan Brodie may move it to mid-February. more »»

Second season starts for 18-2 Lynx boys

February 22, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — A regular season of very few road bumps led the Webster City boys’ basketball team to an 18-2 record and a North Central Conference championshi. more »»

No. 4 Ballard ousts WCHS girls from regionals, 61-33

February 22, 2016 HUXLEY — Fourth-ranked Ballard allowed Webster City to hang around early, but then dropped the hammer in the second and third quarters on its way to a Class 4A Region 6 semifinal victory on its home... more »»

No. 1 Dinsdale, No. 2 Lawson advance to state quarters for Lynx

February 19, 2016 DES MOINES — Gavin Dinsdale hadn’t been on the mat for 30 seconds when he hit a throw by, picked up North Fayette Valley’s Jordan Baumler and flung him to the ground with authority. Message made. more »»

Hawks' Peters still in pursuit of gold

February 19, 2016 DES MOINES — The bright lights, big city feel of Wells Fargo Arena has a way of collapsing on top of wrestlers who perhaps aren’t quite ready for the spectacle that is the Iowa state tournament. more »»

 
 
 

 

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