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Klemp signs with Iowa, fulfills promise to late grandfather

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Jerry Klemp had to be doing the hokey pokey in heaven as he smiled down Wednesday morning. You see, Jerry loved a lot of things, his family first and foremost, and, oh, how he adored his grandkids. He also loved the Iowa Hawkeyes, from the lean years of the 1970s through the golden era when ...

No. 5, NCC champ Lions thump Lynx, 61-19

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CLEAR LAKE — The wheels fell off in the second quarter here Tuesday night, as the Webster City girls’ basketball team was unable to keep up with fifth-ranked (Class 3A) Clear Lake in the final North Central Conference contest for both teams. The Lions (19-2, 14-0 NCC) wrapped up a ...

THE RESURGENCE

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WEBSTER CITY — In all honesty, a trip to the state duals seemed like a pipe dream for the Webster City wrestling team back in early December. A dismal night in Grimes on Dec. 7 left the Lynx at 1-4 on the season. Two days later, following the Dick Kennedy Duals, they were just 3-6. And ...

Lynx win sectional, send 10 on to districts

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HUXLEY — Sitting all alone with nothing but his own thoughts rattling around in his head, Caleb Olson gave himself a pep talk in the 45 minutes that separated his finals match and his wrestleback at Saturday’s Class 2A Sectional 16 tournament. You wouldn’t think confidence would be an ...

LOGAN KLEMP WILL BE A HAWKEYE

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AMES — Hey Logan Klemp, dreams do come true. Oh, and welcome to Big Ten football. South Hamilton’s 6-foot-3, 215-pound senior linebacker is headed to the University of Iowa. At approximately 12:15 p.m. on Friday, Klemp was offered and accepted a scholarship to play for the Hawkeyes and ...

Seniors unleash offensive explosion, Lynx bury ’Dogs

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WEBSTER CITY — Webster City’s five veterans couldn’t have asked for a better Senior Night on Friday. And there was so much to celebrate. A pair of single-season records, the first double-digit wins total in 12 years and a 64-25 rout of Hampton-Dumont had the entire team smiling. And ...

Tanner pours in 21, Lynx boys spank H-D to improve to 13-5

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WEBSTER CITY — Poised for a late-season run, the Webster City boys’ basketball team won its fifth consecutive game in front of its home crowd Friday night. A 7-0 run to start the game and a 23-4 second-quarter eruption put the Lynx on cruise control in the second half, as they blasted ...

No. 10 Comets clinch HOIC title against Hawks

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ALLEMAN — Tenth-ranked (Class 3A) North Polk comes at you in waves with athletes and shooters that are dangerous from all areas of the court. And South Hamilton simply couldn’t match up Friday night. The Hawks saw their three-game winning streak come to a halt at the hands of the ...

PREP BRIEFS: SOUTH HAMILTON HAWKS WRESTLING, BASKETBALL

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SH WRESTLING SEASON ENDS AT 1A SECTIONAL: The South Hamilton wrestling team was unable to push any of its grapplers through to districts on Saturday in Ogden. The Hawks’ best finish was third and they wound up eighth in the team standings with 651⁄2 points. Panorama (2171⁄2) won the ...

THE JOURNEY TO STATE STARTS NOW

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WEBSTER CITY — It didn’t happen overnight, but eventually Carson Hartnett, Luke Rohmiller and Zane Williams all found their weight class comfort zones. And the results have been staggering. As confident as they’ve ever been, the Webster City senior trio and the rest of the ...

Logan Klemp headed to Iowa to play football

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AMES — Hey Logan Klemp, dreams do come true. Oh, and welcome to Big Ten football. South Hamilton’s 6-foot-3, 215-pound senior linebacker is headed to the University of Iowa. At approximately 12:15 p.m. today, Klemp was offered and accepted a scholarship to play for the Hawkeyes and head ...

Lynx girls flat against Gaels, suffer the consequences

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WEBSTER CITY — The word comfortable escaped Nicole Muhlenbruch’s mouth several times as she attempted to explain what happened to her Webster City girls’ basketball team Tuesday night. Winners of three straight games and playing a team it beat by 27 points back on Dec. 19, the Lynx ...

Two nail-biting dual wins for Hawks

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JEWELL — There weren’t a lot of matches, but that didn’t mean the duals weren’t exciting here Tuesday night. In fact, both of South Hamilton’s duals came down to the final match. And the Hawks delivered each time. A pin from 138-pounder Lane Swenson was the difference in South ...

No. 5 Hawks scorch nets, Rams by 23 points to improve to 19-0

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JEFFERSON — OK, now South Hamilton is just getting ridiculous. Already with the Heart of Iowa Conference championship in hand and still unbeaten, the fifth-ranked (Class 2A) Hawks put on an offensive show Tuesday night, as they blistered the nets in a 70-47 road rout of Greene ...

Staley family takes over promotions at HC Speedway

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WEBSTER CITY — TTMM Promotions and its owners Todd and Janet Staley of Webster City have inked an agreement with the Hamilton County Fairboard to operate weekly and special event promotions at the Hamilton County Speedway for the 2018 season. The Staley family has been involved with the ...

Lawson the consensus No. 1 hwt in Class 2A

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WEBSTER CITY — Webster City senior wrestler Cooper Lawson is the consensus top-ranked heavyweight in Class 2A entering the postseason. That’s the big area headline coming out of Tuesday’s final set of rankings released by the website iawrestle.com. Lawson, the 2016 state runner-up, had ...