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Exhausted WCHS boys finish fourth in third meet of week

FOREST CITY - Competing for the third time in five days, the Webster City boys' track and field squad compiled 87 points and placed fourth in Class A at Friday's Indian Relays.The Lynx brought home eight medals, two of which were gold, and scored top-six points on 18 occasions."The athletes ...

Zahn earns third trip to Drake Relays

WEBSTER CITY - Cal Zahn is headed back to the all too familiar surroundings inside Drake Stadium in Des Moines.The Webster City senior qualified for this week's Drake Relays in the high jump; he enters Thursday's 3 p.m. event seeded 11th with a best jump of 6 feet, 51?2 inches.Zahn also ...

WEEKEND SPORTS BRIEFS

LYNX GIRLS AT BACK OF PACK: The Webster City girls' golf team shot a 248 to lag behind North Central Conference rivals Algona (209) and Hampton-Dumont (226) at Friday's triangular at the Hampton Country Club."It was a hard (round) for the girls," WCHS head coach Catherine Schroeder ...

Fuhs boys go RED

WEBSTER CITY - With each fairway-splitting drive, each crisp iron to pin high, Alec and Avery Fuhs distance themselves from their playing partners.And most of the state, for that matter.Webster City's junior twins continued their quest to be considered among the best prep golfers the state has ...

Lynx blank Spartans, win 72 of 79 games in rout

WEBSTER CITY - It was apparent early on that Webster City was going to cruise to victory yesterday afternoon at the WCHS courts.The only question was how big would the landslide be?The answer: monstrous.Playing pro sets to eight, the Lynx girls' tennis team swatted winner after winner on its ...

HC Speedway kicks off 77th year on Saturday

WEBSTER CITY - Local dirt-track racing gets underway on Saturday, as the Hamilton County Speedway will kick off its 77th year with a large field of drivers.Headlining the opening night is the Deery Brothers Summer Series for Late Models with a $3,000 top prize to the winner.This marks the 29th ...

Sogard, Hawks fourth at DM Christian Invite

GRANGER - The big, spacious greens at Jester Park Golf Course caused fits for the still-learning South Hamilton boys' golf team during yesterday's Des Moines Christian Invite.Only one Hawk broke 90, as they squad posted a 358 team score to place fourth in the field of eight."The greens were ...

Hegland collects gold for Hawks

MANSON - The South Hamilton girls' track team accrued four medals and six top-six finishes at last night's Manson-Northwest Webster Kruse Coed.The Hawks were ninth in the final team standings. Point totals were unknown as of press time.Alyssa Hegland was the lone Hawk to come up golden, as the ...

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 ...