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Lynx beat Lions on pitch in OT

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It took 96 minutes, but a Carter Neuroth rebound shot finally ended it, as the Webster City boys’ soccer team survived a battle with Clear Lake, 2-1 in overtime, last night in Clear Lake. “We finally had a group effort for 80-plus minutes,” WCHS head coach Craig Signorin said. “It ...

Swenson goes low again at Ames, Hawks second

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AMES — Whipping winds and large, undulating greens made scoring anything but easy on the par-35 layout of the front 9 at the Ames Golf and Country Club on Tuesday. But South Hamilton’s Krista Swenson again felt right at home. For the second consecutive afternoon, Swenson turned in her ...

Doolittle continues to shine on and off wrestling mat

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WEBSTER CITY — Drake Doolittle’s prowess on the wrestling mat may be challenged only by his prowess in the classroom. And that’s a pretty good combination. For the second straight year, Doolittle has been named to the academic all-state first-team by The Predicament, it was announced ...

Loaded field awaits WCHS at state qualifier

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WEBSTER CITY — Any event could be selected really, but just take a gander at the field for the 400-meter low hurdles that is expected at today’s Class 3A State Qualifying Meet at Nevada High School. It’s a microcosm of the monumental task in front of everyone. Webster City sophomore ...

Lynx girls show grit, progress in loss to Gaels

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WEBSTER CITY — Forget the score, Webster City girls’ tennis coach Mark Fisher was looking to see some fight from his players as they hosted Fort Dodge St. Edmond at the WCHS courts Tuesday afternoon. And he got what he wanted. The dual didn’t go Webster City’s way, as St. Edmond ...

Flaws and Nerland two-time NCC champs, Nichols takes high jump

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WEBSTER CITY — Haley Flaws was equal parts happy for her younger teammate and irritated with herself as she walked away from the high jump bar with her chin on her chest Monday evening. OK, maybe it was more like 80 percent irritated and 20 percent happy. Yeah, all right, it was probably ...

Ferrell, Doering finish in top 10 at NCC tourney

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FORT DODGE — Nathan Ferrell’s goal of finishing atop the North Central Conference leaderboard came to an abrupt end sometime between his tee shot and final putt on the 10th hole at the par-71 Fort Dodge Country Club Monday afternoon. It’s a hole the Webster City junior probably ...

GHV ends skid, adds to Lynx recent woes on pitch

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WEBSTER CITY — One mistake off a throw-in and 80 minutes filled with missed opportunities left the Webster City boys’ soccer team heaped with frustration Monday evening at Lynx Field. Despite controlling the ball for the majority of the match, the Lynx were unable to scratch out a goal ...

Webster City, South Hamilton Sports Briefs

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LYNX GIRLS GOLF EIGHTH: The Webster City girls’ golf team shot a 566 and finished at the back of the eight-team field at the North Central Conference golf tournament in Mason City on Monday. Clear Lake fired a 387 and claimed the team title at the Mason City Country Club. The Lions also ...

Hawks second at home, CGD wins four-team meet

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JEWELL — Imperfect golf on a perfectly sunny day is still pretty great. Short-sleeves were the norm on a warm afternoon on the links at the Jewell Golf and Country Club on Friday, as the South Hamilton boys’ team hosted Heart of Iowa Conference rival North Polk, as well as ...

Lynx win one match, drop two versus ranked opponents at W-SR

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WAVERLY — The Webster City boys’ soccer team got off to a successful start, but was unable to attain it against a pair of ranked opponents at Saturday’s Waverly-Shell Rock Tournament. After opening the day with a 1-0 win over South Tama County, the Lynx (6-5) dropped back-to-back ...

Ferrell, Lynx 10th at Kuemper Invite

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CARROLL — The par-71 Carroll Country Club took a bite out of the Webster City boys’ golf team on Saturday, as the Lynx finished 10th out of 13 teams at the Kuemper Catholic Invitational. WCHS posted a 346 at the 18-hole tournament. Kuemper Catholic defended its home course with a ...

Depleted Lynx fall to Tigers

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WEBSTER CITY — Down to just three players in uniform, the Webster City boys’ tennis team dropped an 8-1 decision to South Hardin at the WCHS courts on Friday. The Tigers won all three of the singles matches and were awarded five wins by forfeit. The Lynx lone victory came in the only ...

Swenson, Campbell all-league for fourth-place Hawks

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JEFFERSON — In a top-heavy league like the Heart of Iowa Conference, fourth-place isn’t so bad. That’s the take away for the South Hamilton girls’ golf team following its 18-hole total of 399 at Wednesday’s conference tournament at the Jefferson Community Golf Course. With ...

9 NOT ENOUGH

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WEBSTER CITY — Nine holes, four scorers and two tiebreakers weren’t enough to decide a North Central Conference dual meet at the Webster City Links on Tuesday. A three-hole playoff was needed to determine a winner, as Humboldt gained the upper-hand by six strokes over Webster City to ...

Hawks struggle at TCI, finish 7th in HOIC field

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POLK CITY — The tree-lined Tournament Club of Iowa wasn’t particularly kind to the South Hamilton boys’ golf team during Tuesday’s Heart of Iowa Conference tournament. The Hawks struggled from tee to green and were unable to fire low enough scores to get into contention for the team ...

Former Hawk coach Legg to retire from IHSAA in June

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WEBSTER CITY — After serving Iowa students for more than 50 years as a teacher, counselor, coach, school administrator, game official and Iowa High School Athletic Association information director, Bud Legg will join the ranks of the retired at the end of June, the IHSAA announced on ...