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Ferrell fires 39, Lynx second behind Lions at mini-NCC tourney

IOWA FALLS — More than half of the North Central Conference boys’ golf teams were at Highland Golf Club Monday evening for an abbreviated league meet. And as things currently stand, Clear Lake has a leg up on the competition. The Lions had two players break 40 on the 2,980-yard, ...

BRIEFS: SH golf, WCHS tennis and golf

HAWK BOYS SECOND: Jared Ullestad shared the runner-up spot on the individual leaderboard and South Hamilton was second in the team standings in a boys’ golf meet on the back 9 at Lakeside Golf Course in Fort Dodge on Monday. Ullestad carded a 42 to tie St. Edmond’s Andrew Gibb. Jack ...

Lynx solid for 80 minutes, dispose of Cadets

WEBSTER CITY — It’s been there in spurts. But, finally, Webster City boys’ soccer coach Craig Signorin saw what his team could do for a full 80 minutes Friday night at Lynx Field. And the results spoke volumes. Energetic and in control from the opening whistle, WCHS (3-2) ran its ...

Physical play of Cadets keeps Lynx winless

IOWA FALLS — Haley Johnson was treated like a human piñata in the first half on Friday, as one Iowa Falls-Alden defender after another attempted to run through Webster City’s first-year soccer player. A couple times Johnson got the foul calls as she picked chunks of mud off her elbows ...

Ullestad’s 91 leads Hawks at Panorama Invite

PANORA — Tight fairways, big greens and water all around made for a difficult day of golf for the South Hamilton boys’ team here on Saturday. The par-72 Lake Panorama National Golf Course, one of the tougher tracks in the state, got the better of the Hawks, who posted a 382 to place ...

Geopfert a winner in singles, Lynx close gap against H-D

HAMPTON — For nearly 31⁄2 hours, the Webster City boys’ tennis team sprinted across the courts in the hopes of walking away victorious here on Friday. That the Lynx came up a few points short didn’t diminish the meet for head coach Michael Ross. “The boys are really starting to ...

BRIEFS: Lynx qualify 3 for Drake, SH girls golf

LYNX DRAKE BOUND: The Webster City girls’ track and field team will take three events to the Drake Relays in Des Moines later this week. Cassidy Nerland, a senior, qualified in the shot put and discus for the third consecutive season. The now six-time qualifier will compete in the shot ...

Nerland cements spots in next week’s Drake Relays

BAXTER — In all likelihood, Cassidy Nerland had already punched her ticket to the Drake Relays before she ever took her sweats off here last night. But after she was done throwing? Her spot inside Drake Stadium was in the bag. Nerland, a Webster City senior, set a personal record in ...

WCHS wins 4×800, LaSourd two-time bronze medalist at Waukee Invite

WAUKEE — A deep and talented field made earning medals more difficult than usual for the Webster City boys’ track and field team here last night. The Lynx collected just one gold medal and five in all en route to an eighth-place finish in the Class A field at the Waukee Boys ...

Ferrell a 1-under 35 in first round, Lynx fourth at Oskaloosa

OSKALOOSA — The Webster City boys’ golf team was finally able to get its season started yesterday afternoon. The Lynx just had to travel 262 miles round-trip to make it happen. Welcome to the spring in Iowa where Mother Nature rules the roost. WCHS made the long trek to the Oskaloosa ...

Cadets sweep short-handed Lynx on tennis courts

IOWA FALLS — Short-handed from the start, the Webster City boys’ tennis team dropped a meet at love to Iowa Falls-Alden here on Thursday. With just four players in uniform, the Lynx showed promise in several matches, but were ultimately unable to walk away with a win in an 8-0 loss to ...

Hawks finally able to get on course, finish third at meet

JEWELL — Casual snow is not something that’s covered in the rules of golf. Nevertheless, it was something South Hamilton boys’ golf coach Mark Ullestad had to cover with players prior to the start of Tuesday’s meet at the Jewell Golf and Country Club. That’s how desperate the ...

Lynx have no answer for Spartans’ consistency in shutout loss

WEBSTER CITY — Grundy Center’s consistency was too much for Webster City during a girls’ tennis meet at the WCHS courts on Tuesday. The Spartans won all six singles matches by a minimum of five games and fended off one close call in doubles to blank the Lynx, 9-0. “You’ve got to ...

WC native Moenck thrives at Boston Marathon

WEBSTER CITY — It was late Monday evening and Nathan Moenck was having a hard time putting one foot in front of the other. His body was wrecked. But it was so worth it. “My legs are just trashed,” Moenck, a 36-year-old Webster City native and 2000 graduate of Webster City High School, ...

A SHARE … FOR NOW

BY TROY BANNING tbanning@freemanjournal.net MAXWELL — The record-tying goal came quickly, even before the sprinkling of fans began to be chilled by the howling northeasterly winds Friday evening. But after that it was radio silence. The outright record would have to wait. Sarah ...

Lynx beat rain, Bombers

WEBSTER CITY — The rain came in and the players scattered for cover, but by that time the Webster City boys’ soccer team had done enough to pick up its second victory of the season at Lynx Field on Friday. A pair of goals in the initial 18 minutes propelled WCHS to a 2-0 victory over ...

HELD AT LOVE

WEBSTER CITY — Evan Moon has all the shots and they were all on display yesterday afternoon at the WCHS courts. The hard serve. The wicked forehand. The slice backhand. The lunging overhead. North Polk’s lanky lefty put on a show and all Webster City’s Alex Hooker could do was smile ...

Cherry, Tanner crank out two gold medals each for Lynx at Humboldt

The Daily Freeman-Journal WEBSTER CITY — Jordan Tanner wasn’t about to make the same mistake twice in one week. Just two days after getting off stride early in the 110-meter high hurdles and jogging across the finish line well off the pace at the Carroll Coed Relays, the Webster City ...

Nerland in throws, Flaws in sprints pace WCHS girls at Jayette Relays

PERRY — The Webster City girls’ track and field team brought home four gold medals from last night’s Perry Jayette Relays. And it was the usual suspects that did the heavy lifting. Cassidy Nerland continued her dominance in the throws and Haley Flaws was once again the fastest girl ...

Peters, Skartvedt golden for Hawks at Kruse Coed

MANSON — Logan Peters and Lily Skartvedt were winners for the South Hamilton track and field teams at last night’s Manson-Northwest Webster Kruse Coed. Peters cruised to victory in the boys’ 1,600-meter run in 4:43.70, while Skartvedt was the top thrower in the girls’ discus with a ...