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Fuhs boys direct dual romp over Cougars

By Troy BanningDFJ Sports EditorWEBSTER CITY - Losing to an opponent is bad enough, but losing to each other? That's when the frustration tends to boil over for Webster City junior twins Alec and Avery Fuhs.And thanks to a mutually agreed upon chipping and putting contest, it was Alec who was ...

Lady Lynx dispose of Cougars, but not their own JV

WEBSTER CITY - The Webster City girls' golf team kicked off its season with a dual-meet victory on a near-perfect Tuesday afternoon at the Webster City Links.Well, kind of.It's true, the Lynx varsity squad posted a 231 to handle Manson-Northwest Webster, which finished with a 237. But as it ...

Lynx rookie tennis coach off to perfect start

WEBSTER CITY - The tennis coaching career of Erica Munkel couldn't have gotten off to a better start Tuesday afternoon at the WCHS courts.The rookie Webster City girls' coach looked on with a smile on her face as her squad swept the singles without dropping a set en route to an 8-1 victory over ...

Flaws trio piles up points, medals at Algona meet

ALGONA - Webster City girls' track and field head coach Clint Howard already has three Flaws sisters in uniform. He only wishes there were four, or five, or six, or ...The three Flaws siblings - junior twins Allie and Ashley, and little sis Haley, just a freshman - combined to score 541?2 ...

Relays power WCHS boys to third at Umstead

EAGLE GROVE - Speed carried the Webster City boys' track team to a third-place finish at Tuesday's Umstead Relays.Sitting in fourth late in the meet, the Lynx won the final two events - the 4x100- and 4x400-meter relays - to overtake Manson-Northwest Webster and finish with 89 points to the ...

Hawks girls second in home triangular meet, Alsager and Swenson lead way

JEWELL - More consistent scoring enabled the South Hamilton girls' golf team to show significant improvements in its second meet of the season on Tuesday at the Jewell Golf and Country Club.Only one player in the triangular scored better than the Hawks' Sidney Alsager and Carly Swenson, as ...

PREP BRIEFS

LYNX GIRLS SOCCER FALLS: The Webster City girls' soccer team slipped to 1-3 on the season following a 4-2 loss to Garner-Hayfield/Ventura on Tuesday in Garner.Molly Gilbert scored her fourth and fifth goals of the season in the loss. Sarah Vogelbacher assisted on the first goal; the second came ...

Several season’s bests help Lynx place fifth at SE Valley Invite

GOWRIE - The high jump, the hurdles and the sprints - as they go, so goes the Webster City boys' track team.Those particular events continued to be strong for the Lynx at Monday's Southeast Valley Invitational, which resulted in a Class A fifth-place team finish with 72 points.Gilbert ran away ...

No. 15 Lynx thump ’Cats, stay perfect

HUMBOLDT - Finding chinks in the armor of the Webster City boys' soccer team is nearly impossible five matches into the season.Monday's 7-0 thumping of Humboldt was the latest example of the 15th-ranked (Class 2A) Lynx dominance at both ends of the pitch, as head coach Craig Signorin and his ...

WCHS drops season opener to Lions, 7-2

CLEAR LAKE - The Webster City boys' tennis team opened up its spring season with a 7-2 setback against host Clear Lake Monday afternoon.The Lions (1-1) secured wins in five of the six singles matches and in two of the three doubles bouts.Kolton Gemmel found the most success for WCHS (0-1). He ...

Sogard’s 81 tops for fifth-place Hawks at Bondurant-Farrar Invite

ALTOONA - An unfamiliar course in a tournament setting, coupled with blustery conditions, took a toll on the South Hamilton boys' golf team here Monday afternoon.Inexperienced at four of the six positions, the Hawks found trouble at every turn on the par-71 layout at Terrace Hills Golf Course ...

Jeffers, Pruismann take starring roles for Trojans

TAMA - Behind a pair of gold-medal showings from its leaders, the Northeast Hamilton boys' track team placed third at Monday's GMG Relays.Team scores were not available.Nick Jeffers and Kyle Pruismann both finished on top in their respective events. Jeffers won the discus with a best throw of ...

Unsatisfying Rout

NEVADA - Dressed to the nines in matching garb nice enough for Augusta, the Webster City boys' golf team stepped onto the course expecting to perform well and win comfortably in its season-opening meet here on Friday.That's exactly what happened too, and yet nobody was really smiling or ...

Crouthamel, Torres pile up goals; No. 15 Lynx win Hudson tourney title

HUDSON - Two ranked teams and another that sits just outside of the top 16 had no answers for Webster City's quick offense or stingy defense here on Saturday.Behind three shutouts, the 15th-ranked (Class 2A) Lynx came home champions of the Hudson Tournament courtesy of pool-play victories over ...

Mohawks surge in second half, beat Lynx

WEBSTER CITY - Competitive over the initial 54 minutes, the Webster City girls' soccer team came unraveled midway through the second half and was never able to rebound in its season opener Friday evening at Lynx Field.Mason City (1-1) scored four unanswered goals over the final 36 minutes, the ...

Zahn golden again, WCHS fifth at Charlie Bunn Relays

HUMBOLDT - Two gold-medal performances and 13 top-six finishes highlighted the evening for the Webster City boys' track team at the Charlie Bunn Relays on Friday.The Lynx registered 49 points to place fifth in the field of eight. Algona overwhelmed the competition by winning 11 events and ...

Field events key for WCHS girls at Lady Bulldog Classic

HAMPTON - Cassidy Nerland continued to excel in the throwing events here on Friday, as she led the Webster City girls' track team to an eighth-place finish in the bloated 16-team field at the Lady Bulldog Classic.WCHS added the meet to its schedule late last week after earlier meets in Gowrie ...

AREA SPORTS BRIEFS

SH girls sixth at Bomberette RelaysHUXLEY - South Hamilton picked up five medals and 13 top-six finishes at Friday's Bomberette Relays.The Hawks finished with 53 points to share sixth place with Colfax-Mingo in the Class B standings. Roland-Story (147) and CMB (141) were at the top of the ...

TOUGH MUDDER

HUXLEY - Bone-chilling temperatures in the low 40s, howling winds in excess of 20 miles per hour and a constant spitting of rain made for a miserable evening of soccer here Thursday evening.Miserable for the spectators, miserable for the host Ballard Bombers.The less than ideal conditions ...

South Hamilton coach arrested for being under the influence

WEBSTER CITY - Tyler John Schaefer, a high school social studies teacher and the head football and baseball coach at South Hamilton, was arrested for operating while under the influence second offense on Thursday in Hamilton County.Schaefer was also charged with speeding and improper use of ...