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No. 6 Cubs shoot SH girls out of gym

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JEWELL — All Mark Henderson could do was shake his head, smile, and thank his lucky stars that his South Hamilton girls’ basketball team is done with Nevada for another year. There wasn’t much the Hawks could do on the floor Friday night, as the sixth-ranked (Class 3A) Cubs splashed in ...

WCHS boys play without Tanner, come up short against Go-Hawks

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WEBSTER CITY — Playing without starting point guard and floor general Jordan Tanner, the Webster City boys’ basketball team came up short in a non-conference game against Waverly-Shell Rock Saturday night. The Go-Hawks (9-3) opened up a 14-6 lead after one quarter and hung on late to ...

Lynx, Hawks head to Perry Invite on Saturday

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WEBSTER CITY — A challenging field awaits the third-ranked (Class 2A) Webster City wrestling team at Saturday’s Perry Invitational. Wrestling will get underway at 9:30 a.m. Two gymnasiums will be used throughout the day at Perry High School. A total of 15 teams and 25 ranked ...

TAYLOR BUCKETS

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MANSON — That’s one. Let’s be honest for a minute. Barring injury or some other unforeseen incident, Taylor McKinney is probably going to own the Webster City girls’ basketball record book by the time she bids adieu in a little more than two years. But there’s no better time than ...

Lynx look like themselves in 2nd half, end 2-game slide

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MANSON — At some point during the 10-minute intermission Tuesday night, the Webster City boys’ basketball team said enough is enough. Enough of the sloppy offense. Enough of the inconsistent defense. Enough of the falling behind. Just ... enough. With back-to-back losses and ...

Hawks tripped up by Indians, rebound to take out Broncos

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BELMOND — Lane Swenson, Nathan Wilson, Nate Laube and Zach Larson all won twice and the South Hamilton wrestling team split a pair of duals here Tuesday evening. The Hawks (6-12) dropped a 46-27 decision to Forest City in the opener, but rebounded to take down Belmond-Klemme, 40-36, in ...

No. 7 Hawks pass non-conference test against Royals

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COLO — A dominant first half allowed the seventh-ranked (Class 2A) South Hamilton boys’ basketball team to coast to a non-conference victory here Monday night. Although Colo-NESCO didn’t exactly make it easy on the Hawks. A 42-27 halftime lead was sliced into over the final 16 ...

Colo-NESCO puts SH girls away with 38-17 second-half surge

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COLO — It’s safe to say that Faith Vincent was feeling it Monday night. Colo-NESCO’s junior guard lit up the scoreboard with 29 points and powered the Royals to a runaway 57-33 victory over South Hamilton in a non-conference contest. Vincent splashed in seven 3-point baskets and ...

2A A Minefield

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WEBSTER CITY — With the boys’ basketball season at the midpoint, one thing has become abundantly clear: Class 2A is yet again a minefield littered with one quality team after another. There are just 17 unbeaten teams remaining in the state and 2A houses nine of them, including South ...

Carson’s Turn

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MARSHALLTOWN — Carson Hartnett was immune to the Webster City crowd as it stood and cheered inside the Roundhouse Saturday morning. Had it not been for the sheets of paper with the 100 in bold type and the balloons waiting for him as he came off the mat, nobody would have known he had just ...

No. 3 Lions silence McKinney, take command in 2nd half

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WEBSTER CITY — Pushed, pulled, and grabbed — in a nutshell, that’s how Taylor McKinney spent 32 court minutes Friday night and by the time the Webster City sophomore exited she looked exhausted. Third-ranked (Class 3A) Clear Lake threw everything at her but the kitchen sink. The Lions ...

Lester, Lions start fast; WCHS boys unable to complete comeback

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WEBSTER CITY — It was pretty much a wrap when Zach Lester stole a lazy inbounds pass and finished off the break with a one-handed tomahawk dunk with 1:30 remaining in the first quarter Friday night. Whatever first-half energy Webster City had left the gymnasium with the throw down by the ...

Hill heats up, No. 5 SH boys stay perfect at 11-0

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JEWELL — Fifth-ranked (Class 2A) South Hamilton took Greene County’s best punch — actually, there were multiple punches, real haymakers — in the first quarter and never even flinched on Coach Jim Marsh Court Friday night. And then the Hawks delivered their own knockout blows in the ...

Big 3rd quarter carries Hawk girls past Rams

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JEWELL — Defensive intensity led to a deluge of third-quarter points for the South Hamilton girls’ basketball team on Coach Jim Marsh Court Friday night, as the Hawks claimed their second straight Heart of Iowa Conference contest. South Hamilton scored 15 points before Greene County ...

Wilson, Laube both 4-1 for Hawks at Storm Duals

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CONRAD — Two South Hamilton wrestlers put together 4-1 performances and the Hawks won two of five confrontations at Saturday’s Storm Duals. Competing with just 10 grapplers throughout the day, South Hamilton picked up victories over Rockford (40-30) and Collins-Maxwell (45-19). The Hawks ...

ON THE CHASE

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WEBSTER CITY — Individual records mean very little in a team game, but they’re fun to talk about. And two Webster City girls’ basketball players have plenty to say. Barring any unfortunate incidents, senior forward Cassidy Nerland and sophomore point guard Taylor McKinney should add ...

HERE’S TO 100

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WEBSTER CITY — It’s been a love-hate relationship, often teetering back-and-forth between the two multiple times within a short period of time. But as Zane Williams walked off the mat to a standing ovation and into the arms of his teammates Tuesday night, the Webster City senior was ...

Lynx girls win 3rd straight for first time since 2009

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FORT DODGE — It’s going to be a relaxing and peaceful holiday vacation for Webster City girls’ basketball head coach Nicole Muhlenbruch and her players. They’ll marinate on a three-game winning streak — the program’s longest stretch of success since it won three in a row in ...

WCHS boys take it on chin for first time this season

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FORT DODGE — A stingy defense is what the Webster City boys’ basketball team has prided itself on during Marty McKinney’s tenure as head coach and that’s precisely why he’s reached peak frustration following the Lynx first loss of the season here Tuesday night. Fort Dodge St. ...