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In 18 holes, WCHS proves it’s a legitimate state title contender

Drew Fielder is a graduate, with honors, of the Bob Howard School of Don’t Say Anything That Can Become Bulletin Board Material. He learned from the Master, and he learned well. Until he offered this up Friday afternoon ... “If we get all four playing like this, there’s nobody that ...

Lynx, Hawks sending 17 events to state track

WEBSTER CITY — Chad Hisler, the first-year head coach of the Webster City boys’ track and field team, was able to breathe a big sigh of relief Friday afternoon. The state meet is in his future. After being shutout of automatic state entrants at Thursday’s Class 3A State Qualifying ...

Coy fires 75, Swenson a surprise for districts-bound Hawks

PARKERSBURG — A consistent ball striking round from Colton Coy and the best round of the spring from Dugan Swenson helped keep the season alive for the South Hamilton boys’ golf team here on Friday. Coy’s 74 put him third on the leaderboard and the Hawks fired a 318 at Legend Trail ...

No. 6 IF-A blanks Lynx, stays unbeaten

IOWA FALLS — No. 6-ranked (Class 2A) Iowa Falls-Alden’s juggernaut offense continued to pile up goals at a ridiculous pace Friday night, but what looked like a blowout was actually a confidence builder for Webster City. Despite the 5-0 loss to the unbeaten Cadets (14-0), WCHS showed ...

Girls Soccer, Tennis Briefs

CADETS BLANK LYNX GIRLS, 9-0: Iowa Falls-Alden scored six first-half goals and rolled to a 9-0 win over Webster City in a girls’ soccer match Friday evening in Iowa Falls. Brittany Fopma scored a pair of goals in the initial 11 minutes and finished with three for the Cadets (5-4). Lindsay ...

TEAM TO BEAT AGAIN?

WEBSTER CITY — The bull’s-eye is still there, drawn in bright red permanent ink for the entire state to see. But here’s the secret: it’s really a badge of pride. The Webster City boys’ golf team has been the best that Class 3A has to offer for the better part of three years, and ...

Lynx send 3 events to state, waiting game for others

ALLEMAN — Nobody ever said qualifying for the state track and field meet was going to be easy. It would be easy to look at what the Webster City girls’ and boys’ teams accomplished, or didn’t accomplish, at last night’s Class 3A State Qualifying Meet and assume the Lynx had a ...

Lions end five-match skid at Lynx expense

WEBSTER CITY — Despite dominating statistically, the Webster City boys’ soccer team walked off the pitch with a frustrating loss last night. Clear Lake ended a five-match losing streak and avenged a 3-2 loss from earlier this season by knocking off WCHS, 2-1, at Lynx Field. WCHS ...

Lynx win two matches at Class 1A district tennis tournament

BOONE — Webster City picked up one victory in both singles and doubles at a boys’ Class 1A district tennis tournament here on Thursday. Unfortunately, the Lynx were unable to advance further in the large brackets and saw their season come to an end. Steffen Chambers rallied from a ...

Klemp, four relays headed to state for Hawks

GARNER — South Hamilton will take five events, at a minimum, to the state track and field meet next week. Logan Klemp qualified on his own and the Hawks added state berths in four relays at last night’s Class 2A State Qualifying Meet. The boys punched their tickets in the sprint ...

STATE OR BUST

WEBSTER CITY — Track and field teams across the state will put their seasons on the line this evening when state qualifying meets are held in each of the four classes. Webster City will head to a Class 3A state qualifier at North Polk High School in Alleman, while South Hamilton will make ...

Fuhs twins lead DMACC to golf nationals

WEBSTER CITY — Webster City High School graduates Alec and Avery Fuhs will lead the Des Moines Area Community College men’s golf team to the NJCAA Division II national tournament at Longbow Golf Club in Mesa, Arizona, later this month. The two most decorated golfers in the history of ...

Ballard sweeps Lynx, 9-0; WCHS falls to 0-7 on season

WEBSTER CITY — The Ballard girls’ tennis team came to town and downed Webster City in a dual meet at the WCHS courts Tuesday afternoon. The Bombers (10-3) reached a double-digit win total by a 9-0 count. They won all 18 sets, eight of them at love, and only gave up more than two games in ...

IT’S A NCC 3-PEAT FOR LYNX GOLFERS

CLARION — At 6-foot-6, Connor Shannon towers over nearly every golfer in every meet. On Monday, he was head and shoulders above the competition on the leaderboard, too. Webster City’s lanky senior put together his best ball striking round of the season, and coupled with a stellar day on ...

Lions bring broom

WEBSTER CITY — Down three varsity starters from the beginning of the season, the Webster City girls’ tennis team found it difficult to challenge a talented and deep Clear Lake squad in a dual meet at the WCHS courts on Monday. Behind a dominant singles performance, the Lions (6-2) ...

Lynx come through in PK’s against GHV, Bernard the match-winner

GARNER — One hundred minutes of soccer wasn’t enough to decide a winner here Monday night and that was a good thing for Webster City. The Lynx made it back-to-back victories in penalty kicks, as they owned a 4-3 advantage in the shootout to earn a 3-2 win over Garner-Hayfield/Ventura on ...

Thath leads Lynx to 7th; Humboldt wins team crown by one shot over Lions

FORT DODGE — In a two-team battle for bragging rights, Humboldt snuck out a one-shot victory over Clear Lake at the girls’ North Central Conference golf meet at Lakeside Golf Course on Monday. The Wildcats placed five players inside the top 10 and shot a 353, while the Lions owned the ...

Cadets trip up Lynx boys, 7-2

IOWA FALLS — The Webster City boys’ tennis team claimed a pair of singles victories, but couldn’t sustain any momentum in a dual-meet loss to Iowa Falls-Alden on Monday. Playing without their No. 1 player Marcos Vila — he doubles as the state’s leading goal scorer on the soccer ...

No. 4 Lynx unable to defend Kuemper Invite crown

CARROLL — It wasn’t the round the fourth-ranked (Class 3A) Webster City boys’ golf team was looking for or expecting, as the Lynx were unable to defend the Larry Clark Kuemper Invitational at the Carroll Country Club on Saturday. Webster City posted a team score of 324 and settled for ...

Lynx avoid winless day with shootout win over South Tama

WAVERLY — Webster City dropped a pair of matches to ranked foes and then rallied in its final contest to place seventh at Saturday’s Waverly-Shell Rock soccer tournament. No. 6-ranked (Class 1A) Waterloo Columbus topped the Lynx, 1-0, and No. 10 (2A) Hudson followed it up with a 2-0 ...