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TRACK: Zahn, Jaycox, 800 runners power WCHS boys to fourth at league meet

HAMPTON - The Webster City boys' track team scored big with its 800-meter runners and its sprinters here last night during a cold and wet North Central Conference meet.Lynx head coach Tony Bussan used the word miserable to describe the weather conditions, but the program's longtime leader had ...

BOYS GOLF: Controversial DQ costs Lynx title at Kuemper Invite

CARROLL - A misinterpretation of a rather simple rule ultimately cost the Webster City boys' golf team the tournament championship at Saturday's Carroll Kuemper Invitational.Lynx head coach Dave Brighton was still steaming about the controversy more than 24 hours after it occurred.Sixth-ranked ...

WHO’S NEXT? Rampage blitz Grizzlies, stay perfect on season

WEBSTER CITY - Pick a quarterback, any quarterback, and the odds are good that the Midwest Rampage can plug him in and make it work.Starting its third quarterback in as many weeks, Webster City's amateur football team showed no signs of regression here Saturday afternoon, as the Rampage rode ...

BOYS SOCCER: No. 16 Lynx take 3, win pool at W-SR tourney

WAVERLY - Craig Signorin's pointed words of disappointment following last Thursday's loss to Boone obviously woke his players up.The proof is in the pudding.After seeing its six-match win streak halted by the Toreadors, the 16th-ranked (Class 2A) Lynx began a new surge on Saturday with three ...

BOYS GLF: Risetter shoots 69, Hawks second at Gilbert Invite

AMES - Top-ranked (Class 2A) South Hamilton recorded three solid rounds at the Ames Golf and Country Club on Saturday.But it takes four scores to win a tournament, particularly one as tough as the Gilbert Invitational.The host Tigers - ranked No. 8 (3A) in the largest spring class - received ...

PREP TRACK: Trojans win 4×400 and medley, place fourth at ISC meet

MESKWAKI SETTLEMENT - Northeast Hamilton opted to load up several relays and the results spoke for themselves here last Thursday night during the Iowa Star Conference track and field meet.The Trojans easily won the 4x400-meter and 1,600 medley relays; the two events accounted for 20 of their 62 ...

Lynx golfers honor the passing of coach’s mother

WEBSTER CITY - Sometimes the simplest of gestures can mean the world.A choked up Dave Brighton, the head boys' golf coach at Webster City, expressed his gratitude to his players after they made the trip to Storm Lake last week to pay their respects following the death of Brighton's mother."All ...

BOYS SOCCER: Boone ends 6-match win streak of No. 16 Lynx

BOONE - No. 16-ranked (Class 2A) Webster City rode a sizable wave for more than two weeks, but the Lynx were finally thrown off their board here yesterday afternoon.Lethargic throughout, Webster City's six-match win streak was halted by Boone, 2-1. Lynx head coach Craig Signorin didn't pull any ...

BOYS GOLF: No. 1 Hawks clipped at tourney; Bowers, Ullestad fire 36

STORY CITY - Top-ranked (Class 2A) South Hamilton shot a more than respectable 153 during yesterday's Roland-Story Invite at River Bend Golf Course, but No. 4 Prairie City-Monroe was just one putt better.The Mustangs rode a magical round by No. 5 player Wade Hill to a 152 and one-stroke win ...

FLYING HIGH: Rookie goalie stellar, Lynx win sixth straight match

WEBSTER CITY - Is this kid really just a freshman?He certainly doesn't play like it.Yes, Webster City goalkeeper Ashton High is a freshman and, yes, that's a fact that makes head coach Craig Signorin extremely happy.High put his talents on display last night at Lynx Field, as he stopped a ...

Lynx girls put on defensive, fall to Lions

WEBSTER CITY - Winds strong enough to knock the players off balance if they weren't paying attention proved to be a difficult challenge for the Webster City girls' soccer team to overcome yesterday afternoon at Lynx Field.Clear Lake used the 30 mph winds at its back in the first half to ...

BOYS TRACK: Mossman, Zahn have strong nights; Lynx second at Boone Invite

BOONE - Even with an abbreviated lineup due to a school conflict, the Webster City boys' track team still managed to string together a lengthy list of solid performances at last night's Boone Invite.Behind three event victories and 13 top-three finishes, the Lynx accumulated 98 points to finish ...

Bombers work for sweep of Lynx on courts

WEBSTER CITY - The Webster City boys' tennis team pushed Ballard late in quite a few matches, but in the end the Bombers had the answers yesterday afternoon at the WCHS courts.Ballard won all of the close matches and then rolled in several others to blank the Lynx, 9-0."We played better ...

TITLEIST … AGAIN: Team effort propels Hawks to another HOIC golf title

POLK CITY - Braxton Risetter has a great golf game, but a terrible poker face.A birdie received a quick hop as he sauntered towards the hole, while a bogey earned the cup a glare as the South Hamilton senior made his way around the tricky, tree-lined Tournament Club of Iowa yesterday ...

GIRLS TRACK: Lynx golden at Cadet Relays; Flaws wins 100, 200

IOWA FALLS - A victory lap was the perfect way to end a stellar performance for the Webster City girls' track team at last night's Cadet Relays.The Lynx scored 128 points and claimed a meet title for the first time under the direction of second-year head coach Kristy Manson. WCHS pulled ahead ...

WCHS girls make Toreadors work for win

WEBSTER CITY - The final score didn't reflect how Webster City girls' tennis coach Heather Kierzek felt about her team's performance yesterday at the WCHS courts.The Lynx suffered a 9-0 loss to Boone, but Kierzek says her players didn't back down from the challenge against the formidable ...

Roberts, Beekman repeat at HC Speedway

WEBSTER CITY - The rain stayed away, the clouds cleared and fans filled the stands to watch another evening of hotly-contested races Saturday at the Hamilton County Speedway.Racers continued to test and tune their cars as they looked for the perfect combination during just the second week of ...

TRACK BRIEFS

Anderson, 4x400 win gold for NEH girls, boys at Dream Builder InvitationalMESKWAKI SETTLEMENT - The Northeast Hamilton girls' and boys' track teams both won one event and combined to bring home nine medals from last night's Dream Builder Invitational.The Trojans compiled 51 points to finish ...