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Flaws headed to Grand View to run track

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WEBSTER CITY — The number of Flaws girls on the Grand View University women’s track and field team will soon double. Webster City senior high jumper and sprinter Haley Flaws signed her letter of intent to join the Vikings last Thursday. She’ll join older sister Allie, a former Lynx ...

Myers receives Brett Greenwood Award at Iowa football banquet

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WEBSTER CITY — Boone Myers, a 2013 Webster City High School graduate and a redshirt senior member of the Iowa football team, received the Brett Greenwood Award at the Hawkeyes’ annual awards banquet on Sunday in Iowa City. Myers, an offensive lineman, shared the award with senior ...

Lynx break even, share 2nd at Kennedy Duals

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WEBSTER CITY — Chase Rattenborg looks like a freshman, but he certainly doesn’t wrestle like one. Calm under pressure. Precise with his movements. Always looking to score and score big. So far, so good. Rattenborg, Webster City’s rookie 113-pounder, ran his winning streak to ...

WCHS opens 4th quarter on 13-0 run, 3 score in double figures

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WEBSTER CITY — Two hard dribbles, a pull up and pop — it was that easy. But Jordan Tanner was just getting started. Next came the offensive rebound and put-back. It was followed by a mid-range jumper from the free throw line that hit nothing but net. And then there was the ...

Flat start, icy outing shooting doom Lynx; McKinney 13 points

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WEBSTER CITY — Nicole Muhlenbruch didn’t have the answers as she slumped in a chair inside her office following her Webster City girls’ basketball team’s latest loss Friday night. But she knows the most important step is the next one the Lynx take. Coming off back-to-back close ...

SH girls have no answer for explosive No. 15 Comets

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JEWELL — Whoever put together the Heart of Iowa Conference girls’ basketball schedule has played a cruel joke on South Hamilton. But perhaps better days are ahead. Facing its third rated conference opponent in as many outings and playing without its leading scorer and rebounder, South ...

Swenson and Willis capture silver, Hawks fourth in team race

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MANLY — Lane Swenson and Colton Willis placed a team-best second at 138 and 220 pounds, respectively, and the South Hamilton wrestling team saw six of its own place among the top three at Saturday’s Central Springs Round Robin Tournament. The Hawks compiled 187 points to place fourth ...

Youthful Hawks take care of HOIC opponents

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JEWELL — South Hamilton exchange student Mohamed Yokie had never been in a wrestling singlet prior to his arrival from Sierra Leone. He probably still wouldn’t know the feeling had Hawks’ head coach Dan Brodie not talked him into joining the team. But as he pumped his fists and ...

Wintermote a 2nd-team All-American at Kirkwood

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WEBSTER CITY — Already weighed down by a haul of postseason honors, 2017 South Hamilton High School graduate and Kirkwood Community College freshman Ady Wintermote added the most prestigious accolade to her haul yesterday. Wintermote, a 5-foot-11 outside hitter on the Eagles Iowa ...

Max Efficiency

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ROCKWELL CITY — Catch and shoot, it sounds simple enough. Only it isn’t, not for a lot of basketball players anyway. Consider Cameron Moen one of the lucky ones. All of those hours hoisting up 3-pointers from the time he was old enough to chuck the ball from 19 feet, 9 inches away is ...

WCHS girls have case of 4th-quarter blues

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ROCKWELL CITY — They’re called the fourth-quarter blues, and the Webster City girls’ basketball team is finding out they’re like a virus — debilitating and a pain in the rump to shake. What is the remedy? Head coach Nicole Muhlenbruch would love to know the answer. For the ...

Stingy defense carries unbeaten Hawks past Cubs

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NEVADA — Frustrations at the offensive end of the court didn’t transfer over to defense for the South Hamilton boys’ basketball team here Tuesday night. The result? A fourth double-digit victory in as many outings. South Hamilton shot just 36 percent from the field — the Hawks ...

Koudelka torments SH girls one more time, No. 10 Nevada rolls

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NEVADA — Look at the bright side, South Hamilton: You only have to face Lexy Koudelka one more time. That’s one more time than Hawks’ head coach Mark Henderson prefers. Koudelka, Nevada’s 6-foot-2 do-everything post player, was her usual dominant self Tuesday night, as she ...

Battle of Top-10 teams set to go down in Grimes

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WEBSTER CITY — A showdown of Top-10 teams and a rematch of last season’s regional duals semifinal in Class 2A will kickoff tonight’s quadrangular wrestling meet at Dallas Center-Grimes High School. Sixth-ranked Webster City will have its hands full with second-ranked Ballard when they ...

A MUSTANG IN TRAINING

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Carson Hartnett is a wrestler, it’s his passion and it’s what he wants to continue to do at the next level. And now he’ll get that chance. The Wester City senior signed his letter of intent with Morningside College in Sioux City last week, the first step in what he hopes will be a ...

Pretty Enough

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JEWELL — Marco Balderas is never going to be a cheerleader, that rah-rah guy on the court that pushes the adrenaline of his teammates into the stratosphere. It’s just not his style. But he will defend. And pass. And score. And make the 32 minutes of game time a living hell on the ...

Lynx crown 2 champs, take 2nd at Mustang Invite

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GRIMES — Cooper Lawson had the wild eyes of an attack dog off his leash as he stomped around the Dallas Center-Grimes High School gymnasium as evening set in on Saturday. If he would have found a brick wall, he may have tried to run through it. It had been 352 days since Webster City’s ...

Hawks push No. 6 R-S, but can’t overcome shooting woes

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JEWELL — Breaking a full-court press was tantamount to a toddler having a solid grasp on calculus at this time a year ago and Mark Henderson is just being honest when he says he doubted his South Hamilton girls’ basketball team would ever figure it out. So excuse the Hawks’ ...