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McBride drops unanimous decision to Holtzman at UFC Fight Night 108

WEBSTER CITY — Michael McBride’s second foray into the UFC didn’t go as planned, but that doesn’t mean he’s ready to throw in the towel on his career. Fighting in hostile territory inside Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn., on Saturday, McBride dropped a three-round unanimous ...

Lynx send Nerland, sprint relays to Drake

WEBSTER CITY — The Drake Relays is set for later this week and the Webster City track and field teams will be represented. The Lynx qualified four events for the prestigious meet, which will get underway on Wednesday and run through Saturday at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. For the WCHS ...

NO EXCUSES

IOWA FALLS — Sometimes blunt conversations are needed and for the Webster City boys’ soccer team that came at halftime as the sun began to dip Friday night. Craig Signorin wasn’t happy and despite a better effort in the second half, the mood of the Lynx head coach hadn’t changed ...

WCHS boys return favor against Bulldogs for first win

WEBSTER CITY — The wins came in droves, each one pushing more and more momentum to Webster City’s side of the court Friday afternoon. And when it was all over, the Lynx said goodbye to that goose egg in the win column that has followed them around like a dark cloud for most of the first ...

Lynx girls blanked by surging IF-A

WEBSTER CITY — A difficult start to the season doesn’t appear to have left any lingering effects on the Iowa Falls-Alden girls’ soccer team. With a 9-0 throttling of Webster City on the pitch at Lynx Field Friday night, the Cadets seem to have weathered the storm just ...

Focus on relays leads to plenty of gold for Lynx at Poky Relays

POCAHONTAS — They were the big six for the Webster City boys’ track team here Friday night and they helped the Lynx score a handful of event victories. James Cherry, Zane Carter, Jordan Tanner, Payton Kannuan, Garrett Whitmore and Lincoln LaSourd left imprints all over the WCHS lineup. ...

Sogard low man for Hawks at Panorama Invite, team 3rd

PANORAMA — The tight fairways and large greens at Lake Panorama National Golf Course got the better of the South Hamilton boys’ team on Saturday. The Hawks posted a 347 to finish third in the Panorama Invite behind tournament champion Carroll Kuemper (317) and the host Panthers ...

Hawks hoard medals, win team title at own invite

JEWELL — Five victories and medals in 15 of the 19 events were just enough to put the South Hamilton boys’ track and field team over the top at its own Hawk Relays at the Mike Penning Athletic Complex Thursday night. South Hamilton had eight individuals score double-digit points en ...

GOLF BRIEFS

LYNX GIRLS THIRD AT NCC TRIANGULAR: Even without its two-time state champion, the Clear Lake girls’ golf team still had plenty of firepower to dominate a North Central Conference triangular on its home course at the All Vets Club in Clear Lake on Friday. The Lions posted a 192 to sit at ...

Back To Business

WEBSTER CITY — As happy as Michael McBride was to finally get the call, the timing couldn’t have been much worse. A one-week notice for the biggest fight of his life against a veteran opponent in the sport’s biggest organization. No time to train. Barely enough time to cut 20-plus ...

CHILLED OUT

WEBSTER CITY — Abbey Ferrari jumped up and down several times. She blew into her hands, shook her legs and slapped her thighs. Anything to try and fend off the shivers as she waited on the backside of the Bob Buckley Track for her second leg of the distance medley relay last night. It was ...

Lions hand WCHS boys first loss of spring on links

FORT DODGE — After being nudged out by Webster City at the Spencer Invitational earlier this week, Clear Lake returned the favor on the back nine at Lakeside Golf Course yesterday. The Lions fired a 150 to win the North Central Conference triangular by eight shots over the previously ...

Lynx trip up Lions in PK’s, High with the match-winner

CLEAR LAKE — The Webster City boys’ soccer team coughed up a 2-0 lead, but not the match here last night. Clear Lake scored twice in the second half to knot the contest and it eventually went to penalty kicks where the Lynx prevailed for the 3-2 victory. Jorge Alvayero, Tyler Bultena ...

SHOW TIME

WEBSTER CITY — It’s probably the most hated track and field event, the one that makes athletes cringe when they learn they’ll be forced to tackle it. That’s right, very few runners volunteer to run the 400-meter low hurdles. Most step into the blocks only after being talked into it ...

Lynx at back of NCC triangular pack

WEBSTER CITY — Competitive at the front of its lineup, the Webster City girls’ golf team didn’t have the balance necessary to contend with North Central Conference rivals Algona and Hampton-Dumont at The Links Tuesday afternoon. The two Bulldogs handled the windy conditions better on ...

Fielder tops the field, unbeaten Lynx roll again

HAMPTON — With three players in the 30’s, the unbeaten Webster City boys’ golf team had no trouble staying that way at the Hampton Country Club on Tuesday. Drew Fielder, Bryan Ferrell and Nathan Ferrell occupied the top three spots on the individual leaderboard to power the Lynx to a ...

Hawks win six events, contend for team title at Ballard Classic Relays

HUXLEY — Six event victories and 11 medals put the South Hamilton boys’ track and field team right in the thick of the Class B team race at Tuesday’s Ballard Classic Relays. Only 24 points separated first and sixth place and the Hawks were right in the middle. They tallied 110 points ...

South Hamilton Golf Briefs

HAWK BOYS SHOOT SEASON LOW, WIN MEET: It’s the round that South Hamilton boys’ golf coach Mark Ullestad has been waiting for. Now his team just needs to repeat it, preferably over and over again. Three players shot in the 30’s and five turned in rounds of 43 or better Tuesday ...

Selectively Solid

GILBERT — Team championships were out of the question. And if there was no reason to go for broke, then why not think strategically? Opting to sit out events entirely. Holding girls off the starting line even though they may have been scheduled to compete. Those are just a couple of the ...

Goals galore in Lynx rout

WEBSTER CITY — Tired of taking the lumps, the Webster City girls’ soccer team decided it was time to deliver some on the pitch at Lynx Field Monday evening. And it was a more than 63 minutes of fun. WCHS scored seemingly at will and never relented en route to a 10-0 victory over CAL. ...