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CHAMPS AT LAST

ALLEMAN — If lurking was a track and field event, Webster City would certainly be a state medal contender. The Lynx have made a living this season out of hanging around the top of meet leaderboards, but prior to Tuesday had been unable to break through that glass ceiling. That all ...

Hurdlers high step Hawks to second

JEWELL — Medals were accrued and points piled up in one event after another for the South Hamilton girls’ track team Tuesday evening. And the hurdlers led the way. South Hamilton came close to scoring the maximum points in the three hurdle events and it claimed 14 medals en route to ...

Lynx blanked by A-P, 9-0

PARKERSBURG — Aplington-Parkersburg swept six matches and dropped just five games in a 9-0 boys’ tennis dual-meet victory over Webster City here Tuesday evening. “It was a rough night out for us,” WCHS head coach Michael Ross said. “The boys are doing a great job of staying ...

Hawks take fourth at TCI

POLK CITY — The tight, tree-lined fairways and undulating greens at the Tournament Club of Iowa proved to be a challenge for the South Hamilton boys’ golf team Tuesday . The Hawks posted a 195 to finish at the back of a four-team meet. North Polk won the meet with a 171, followed by ...

They’re Ready

GILBERT — Four days before its Drake Relays run, it was a challenge South Hamilton’s 4x800-meter relay both needed and welcomed. The weather conditions, well, they were another story. With a chill in the air, the winds whipping and a few rain showers thrown in for good measure at ...

BLANK YOU VERY MUCH

WEBSTER CITY — Tinkering with his defense at halftime is what Craig Signorin is used to doing, but as Webster City’s head coach stood in front of his players during the break Monday evening he came to a simple conclusion: Nothing needed to change. The Lynx back line held firm for 80 ...

Sweet 17: Hay leaps way into Class 3A top five at Wildcat Relays

HUMBOLDT — Hearing 17 feet blared out by the meet worker manning the long jump was so much fun for Ashlyn Hay here Monday night that she decided to do it twice. And that’s twice more than she’d ever heard that after her jumps. The Webster City junior won the long jump by more than ...

Ferrell, Lynx second at quad in Clear Lake

CLEAR LAKE — Clear Lake defended its home course and won a North Central Conference quadrangular boys’ golf meet at Veterans Memorial Golf Club on Monday. The Lions shot a 157 to sit at the top. Webster City settled for second with a 166, followed by CGD (185) and Algona (190). Lynx ...

SH HAWK GOLF BRIEFS

Swenson shoots 40, SH girls win FORT DODGE — Krista Swenson’s season-low round of 40 won her the medalist honor and led the South Hamilton girls’ golf team to a 194-223 victory over St. Edmond at Lakeside Golf Course on Monday. South Hamilton’s Katelyn Sogard fired a 46 to secure ...

Hawks’ 4×800, Lynx 4×100 qualify for Drake Relays

WEBSTER CITY — South Hamilton and Webster City will both send four athletes to the Drake Relays in Des Moines later this week. The Hawks will send their boys’ 4x800-meter relay to the blue oval for Friday’s race, while the Lynx will take their boys’ 4x100 quartet on ...

Hawks’ Swenson signs to play golf at DMACC

JEWELL — Krista Swenson will continue to play competitive golf after she graduates from South Hamilton High School next month. Her next destination? Des Moines Area Community College. Swenson signed a letter of intent with DMACC earlier this month. She’ll join the Bears and head coach ...

Distance standouts lead Hawks at home meet

JEWELL — When South Hamilton wants to win medals and pile up the team points, it can. All head coach Darrell Paulsen has to do is take his horses out of the stable and let them gallop. Logan Peters. Conner Hill. Cole Berg. Quinton Grove. Freddie Lewis. Several others could be added to the ...

Whitmore and Harfst win on track, Lynx third at Poky

POCAHONTAS — Bronze was the medal of choice for the Webster City boys’ track and field team here last night, but the Lynx managed to sprinkle in plenty of gold as well at the Pocahontas Boys Relays. Individual victories by Garrett Whitmore in the 400-meter low hurdles and Max Harfst in ...

Cadets use full stable to take down Lynx

WEBSTER CITY — Iowa Falls-Alden’s deep and talented boys’ tennis lineup had its way with Webster City yesterday afternoon at the WCHS courts. Using 12 different players — no Cadet played both singles and doubles — Iowa Falls-Alden swept the six singles matches with ease and ran ...

Doolittle’s two goals power Lynx past Lions

CLEAR LAKE — It was a quick turnaround, but one the Webster City boys’ soccer team needed to make. Turn the page and move on, if you will. Just 48 hours after a road loss at Iowa Falls-Alden, the Lynx were back on an opponent’s soil yesterday evening, only this time they got the ...

One Last Show

WEBSTER CITY — Max Harfst didn’t know, not really. But he knew. You better believe he knew. The smile that crept across his face as he crossed the finish line gave him away. Competing on his home track, in front of the home crowd for the final time, the Webster City senior covered ...

Hawks win five events, the runner-up at Ballard Classic

HUXLEY — Everywhere Darrell Paulsen looked, his South Hamilton boys’ track and field team was scoring points at Tuesday’s Ballard Classic Relays. Field events? Check. Individual running events? Check. Relays? Check. Added up, the Hawks secured 16 medals and conjured up 160 ...

Spartans handle WCHS girls in a sweep

WEBSTER CITY — Mark Fisher knows a program isn’t built overnight. He just hopes to see incremental steps in the right direction each time his Webster City girls’ tennis team steps onto the court. Although the score might not indicate it, the Lynx head coach was able to latch onto a ...

Penning’s four goals stymie Lynx on pitch

The Daily Freeman-Journal IOWA FALLS — Webster City boys’ soccer coach Craig Signorin felt like the second half was going his team’s way here Tuesday evening, right up until the moment it all went completely wrong. Locked in a 2-2 tie, Iowa Falls-Alden rattled off a pair of goals in ...

PREP BRIEFS: Golf, Tennis

FERRELL UNDER PAR, LYNX WIN MEET: Nathan Ferrell blistered the Clarmond Country Club and fired a 1-under par 35 to win the medalist honor and lead the Webster City boys’ golf team to a North Central Conference triangular victory on Tuesday in Clarion. In three outings this season — two ...