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Unbeaten Warriors paste Trojans

MESKWAKI SETTLEMENT - Down two players and facing an undefeated team, the Northeast Hamilton boys' basketball team was in over its head Tuesday night.Meskwaki Settlement pushed the pace and played in-your-face defense in an 80-28 shellacking of the Trojans in Iowa Star Conference play.NEH ...

Trojets let game slip away late

MESKWAKI SETTLEMENT - The Northeast Hamilton girls' basketball team dropped its guard in the fourth quarter here Tuesday night and the result was another narrow miss in the Iowa Star Conference.Ahead 22-20 heading into the final period, the Trojets (3-10, 3-10 ISC) were outscored 21-10 by ...

A dubious ‘first’

CLEAR LAKE - Devin Uhlenhopp's made free throw with less than five ticks remaining on the clock here Friday night meant absolutely nothing in the grand scheme of things.One more point or 20 more, it didn't matter. Clear Lake had the victory signed, sealed and delivered - its 24th consecutive ...

Turnovers plague WCHS girls in loss to Lions

CLEAR LAKE - Emily Snelling, Kylie Bottjen, Erin O'Tool, Lindsey Loudenburg, heck, every Clear Lake player - they were like sharks that smelled blood in the water Friday night.And they pounced. Time after time after time.Clear Lake's aggressive full-court pressure defense put Webster City back ...

Lynx Dinsdale wins title at Perry, moves record to 30-1 on year

PERRY - It was a long day - a torturously long day, to be exact - but the 11-plus hours spent in a hot, sticky gymnasium were well worth it to the Webster City and South Hamilton wrestling programs here on Saturday.Sixteen teams, 169 grapplers, and the Lynx and Hawks were better than most."I ...

Hawks lack confidence, lose to PCM by 37

JEWELL - Nathan Hill knows exactly what his South Hamilton boys' basketball team is in dire need of as it trudges through a difficult stretch of the season.Confidence. Lots and lots of confidence.Prairie City-Monroe took whatever the Hawks had left Friday night on Coach Jim Marsh Court, as the ...

No. 15 Mustangs pounce on SH girls, win easily

JEWELL - Next to nothing went right for the South Hamilton girls' basketball team Friday night on Coach Jim Marsh Court, as the Hawks were unable to keep up with 15th-ranked (Class 3A) Prairie City-Monroe in Heart of Iowa Conference action.The Mustangs (9-4, 9-1 HOIC) outscored South Hamilton ...

Trojets play flat, fall to Waterloo Christian

WATERLOO - In position to perhaps pick up its fourth win of the season, the Northeast Hamilton girls' basketball team was flat for the first 27 minutes here Friday night.A late rally closed the gap, but Waterloo Christian hung on for its second victory of the campaign, 46-38.The Trojets (3-9, ...

Hawks clip CMB, forfeits too big a burden vs R-S

STORY CITY - Noah Lutter has looked like a different wrestler - a new and improved version, perhaps Noah Lutter 2.0 - since the calendar turned to 2015.The South Hamilton sophomore 170-pounder is 8-1 since the Hawks returned from the holiday break. Four of those wins have come by fall, ...

Lynx trump Lions again, thump Gaels

FORT DODGE - Trey Nelson didn't win his match against Clear Lake's Ben Hillyer here last night, but the 106-pounder's valiant fight to avoid the pin did save the dual.With Webster City clinging to a 33-27 lead over the Lions entering the final match at 106, Nelson - ahead 3-0 in the third ...

STILL SEARCHING

WEBSTER CITY - Marty McKinney slumped in his chair as he looked over the game statistics late Tuesday night, the weight of a five-game losing streak making the Webster City boys' basketball coach sink lower and lower.The Lynx could do no wrong just one month ago during a stretch that saw them ...

WCHS girls leave arc open, No. 14 Cougars cash in

WEBSTER CITY - Faith Troshynski and Cloie Herzberg had the attention of Webster City girls' basketball coach Nicole Muhlenbruch long before the Manson-Northwest Webster duo stepped onto the court Tuesday night.Muhlenbruch thought they had the attention of her players as well. But the coach ...

No. 2 Royals press Trojets into submission

BLAIRSBURG - Pressing, trapping and running - Colo-NESCO loves to do all three and the Royals showed it here Tuesday evening.With speed on its side and Northeast Hamilton breaking down too many times, second-ranked and unbeaten Colo-NESCO ran away early on its way to a 69-31 Iowa Star ...

Reischauer torments Trojans, No. 5 C-N rolls by 50

BLAIRSBURG - Christian Reischauer scored when he wanted, from where he wanted and in whatever manner he wanted here Tuesday night, and there wasn't anything Northeast Hamilton could do to stop him.Hit from behind the 3-point arc? Not a problem.Drive and pull up from 15 feet? He could do that ...

Hawks pick up a pair of dual wins, four go unbeaten at quadrangular

BELMOND - Four South Hamilton wrestlers went unbeaten and three others lost just once, as the Hawks continued their mid-season surge in a non-conference quadrangular meet here Tuesday night.South Hamilton picked up a pair of dual-meet wins over North Union, 48-12, and host Belmond-Klemme, ...

SH boys dropped by Saydel, 61-44

JEWELL - Saydel outscored South Hamilton 29-16 in the third quarter to turn a six-point halftime lead into an insurmountable cushion in a Heart of Iowa Conference boys' basketball game on Coach Jim Marsh Court Tuesday night.The Hawks shot just 37 percent from the field (16 of 43) and 44 percent ...

No. 14 Eagles rip Hawks, 64-26

JEWELL - No. 14-ranked (Class 3A) Saydel led the entire way in a 64-26 stroll past South Hamilton in a Heart of Iowa Conference girls' basketball contest on Coach Jim Marsh Court Tuesday night.Brooklyn Allgood (15 points), Lizzy Miklus (10) and Jordan Johnson (10) all scored in double figures ...

Don Bosco rallies in fourth quarter, takes down Trojans by 9

BLAIRSBURG - A flurry of points in the fourth quarter allowed Don Bosco to rally and beat Northeast Hamilton in an Iowa Star Conference boys' basketball game here on Monday.The Trojans were productive for the most part, but two second-half spells where the shots just wouldn't fall made the ...

Nerland nets 10 points, Trojets tripped up by Dons

BLAIRSBURG - The Northeast Hamilton girls' basketball team came out on the wrong end of an Iowa Star Conference clash against Don Bosco here Monday night, but Trojets' head coach Adam Vorrie still walked off the floor encouraged.With this type of effort, he said, the wins are going to come."I'm ...

Lynx girls, boys fall to Cougars

WEBSTER CITY - Manson-Northwest Webster entered the WCHS gymnasium Tuesday night and swept a non-conference basketball doubleheader from Webster City.The 14th-ranked (Class 2A) Cougar girls jumped on the backs of talented guards Faith Troshynski (29 points) and Cloie Herzberg (15 points) for a ...