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Relays carry short-handed Hawks at Ballard Classic

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HUXLEY - With just 14 athletes on the roster, the South Hamilton boys' track team must pick and choose its spots in meets.The Hawks chose the relays on Tuesday.South Hamilton placed in the top five in four relays and added a top-six individual finish from Trey Woodall in the long jump to earn ...

WCHS girls handed first loss by Lions

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CLEAR LAKE - After opening the spring with back-to-back dual-meet wins, the Webster City girls' tennis team suffered its first loss of the season here on Tuesday.Clear Lake swept the doubles matches and took five of the six singles bouts for an 8-1 victory.Webster City's lone victory came from ...

PREP GOLF BRIEFS

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SWENSON FIFTH FOR SH GIRLS: Carly Swenson was one of just five golfers to break 100 in the blustery conditions at Lincoln Valley Golf Course in State Center on Tuesday, as she led South Hamilton to a fourth-place finish at the West Marshall Invitational.Swenson's 99 placed her fifth in the ...

THE FUTURE

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GILBERT - The game face never cracked, not when Cassidy Nerland moved to the front of the field, not even when she realized a school record was hers - now and forever - Monday afternoon.The scowl never disappeared, even though inwardly she had to be celebrating.Competing for Webster City as ...

Lynx girls show no mercy on pitch

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WEBSTER CITY - Kelsey Brown. Jesse Lee. And now Molly Gilbert.What do they all have in common? Well, for starters, they've all roamed the front line for the Webster City girls' soccer team. They've all been pretty good at finding the back of the net, too.Four years after Brown exited as the ...

No. 10 WCHS boys continue to roll, notch sixth straight shutout

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WEBSTER CITY - Perhaps a little nonchalant early on, the 10th-ranked (Class 2A) Webster City boys' soccer team eventually found its rhythm Monday evening at Lynx Field.And it was over as soon as that happened.CAL/Hampton-Dumont put up a solid fight, but the speed and skill of the Lynx ...

Lions serve way past Lynx for second time

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WEBSTER CITY - Clear Lake got the better of Webster City for the second time in as many weeks in a boys' tennis dual meet Monday afternoon at the WCHS tennis courts.The biting temperature and breezy conditions didn't seem to bother the Lions, who only had one close call in a 9-0 victory.Clear ...

BRIEFS

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TROJANS SEVENTH AT SE VALLEY MEET: Three medals and six top-six finishes highlighted the evening for the Northeast Hamilton boys' track team at Monday's Southeast Valley Coed Relays in Burnside.The Trojans accrued 29 points to finish seventh. Southeast Valley (155) flew away from the field of ...

Road Warriors

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IOWA FALLS - Standing 10 yards outside the goal box with his arms folded across his chest, Ashton High looked bored as he watched the action at the other end of the pitch midway through the second half Friday evening.In 80 minutes of match time, Webster City's all-state goalkeeper had maybe ...

Exhausted WCHS boys finish fourth in third meet of week

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 ...