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Lynx girls put scare into Algona, FT’s decide

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WEBSTER CITY - It's no secret that the Webster City girls' basketball team has had as much success against Algona as the Washington Generals have had against the Harlem Globetrotters in recent years.In other words, not much.Actually, not any.That trend continued Friday night, but the gap has ...

WCHS boys still searching for a cure

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WEBSTER CITY - A 21-day break did little to cure what ailed the Webster City boys' basketball team.And now it's right back to the drawing board.Looking to make a statement following the holiday lay-off - a stretch where the team had to stew about back-to-back losses at the end of December - the ...

Lynx 3-2, take 5th at Allie Morrison Duals

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MARSHALLTOWN - Realistically speaking, the Webster City wrestling team knew a perfect 5-0 record at Saturday's Allie Morrison Duals was probably nothing more than wishful thinking, not with Johnston and its seven ranked grapplers standing in the way.So the Lynx final 3-2 mark and fifth-place ...

Woodall scores 13 in Hawks 47-43 loss to Nevada

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NEVADA - Too many turnovers and a lackluster shooing performance shoved the South Hamilton boys' basketball team in the direction of a sixth consecutive loss here Friday night.Nevada took advantage of the 23 turnovers to sneak ahead and win by four, 47-43, in Heart of Iowa Conference play. ...

Trojans win second straight, Jeffers leads way with 15 points

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CLARKSVILLE - A slow start, not to mention a bumps and bruises kind of game, forced the Northeast Hamilton boys' basketball team into situations they really didn't like here Friday night.But the Trojans worked well under pressure.Trailing 8-3 after one quarter and 18-16 at the intermission, ...

Indians take control late in first half and top Trojets, 54-40

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CLARKSVILLE - A little two-minute slip-up was all it took for the Northeast Hamilton girls' basketball team to dig a hole it couldn't climb out of here Friday night.Trailing by just two points with two minutes remaining in the first half, the Trojets were unable to contain a 10-0 Clarksville ...

Lynx have something to prove coming out of break

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WEBSTER CITY - There weren't a lot of fun moments for the Webster City boys' basketball players over the extended holiday break.Players and coaches alike weren't in a great mood thanks to a mid-December swoon that saw the Lynx drop back-to-back games after opening the campaign with five ...

Girls’ cross country moving to a 5K in the fall

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WEBSTER CITY - Equality will be the theme on cross country courses all across the state starting in the fall.Girls and boys - all on one course.The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union's board of directors voted unanimously on Wednesday in increase the distance of the girls' race from a 4K ...

Conley, Dinsdale ranked No. 8 for Lynx; Hawks’ Rader No. 3

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WEBSTER CITY - Three area wrestlers find themselves rated in the latest set of The Predicament's state tournament rankings, released Thursday evening.South Hamilton's JD Rader sits at No. 3 at 138 pounds in Class 1A, while Webster City's Antrez Conley and Gavin Dinsdale are both No. 8 at 170 ...

Myers enters spring practice as Iowa’s starting left tackle

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WEBSTER CITY - Boone Myers is about to get his shot.The Webster City native and redshirt freshman offensive lineman at the University of Iowa is listed as the No. 1 left tackle on the Hawkeyes' post-bowl depth chart, released to the media Thursday evening.Myers will enter spring drills as the ...

One shot, one swish, one national spotlight

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Taylor McKinney, so how's your week been? It's only Wednesday, I know, but has anything unexpected, perhaps a little crazy, happened in the last couple of days?Unless you live under a rock, by now you've heard about the McKinney Media Tour that took place on Monday and again yesterday. And it ...

Motivated by final leg of journey, Trojets down CAL

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BLAIRSBURG - As the basketball season hits the midpoint and turns the corner for home, Northeast Hamilton girls' coach Adam Vorrie brought one big motivator to the attention of his players."From this point forward, every team we play will be the last time they're going to play Northeast ...

Trojans catch fire in second half, earn first win

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BLAIRSBURG - It all finally came together in the second half for the Northeast Hamilton boys' basketball team here last night.After taking a one-point lead into the intermission, the Trojans unleashed an offensive avalanche, as they outscored CAL 28-10 in the third quarter and never looked back ...

LIGHTEN UP

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WEBSTER CITY - Brutal doesn't even begin to describe the December schedules that the Webster City and Humboldt girls' basketball teams faced.But now that the calendar has turned to January both hope the lighter work load will result in more victories.Only one can win tonight though.Weather ...

Fast start, tough finish

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WEBSTER CITY - Antrez Conley didn't understand why his teammates were pumped up like one of those gigantic balloons in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade following his rumble in Webster City's opening round battle against Forest City at Saturday's Lynx Duals.All he did was win - something he ...

It’s time to look beyond Ferentz

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Let's get one thing crystal clear right off the bat: Kirk Ferentz isn't going to be fired anytime soon. No matter how much the fans huff and puff and threaten to blow Gary Barta's house down, the Iowa athletic director has made it abundantly clear that his head football coach will be on the ...

All About Style

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FORT DODGE - It may not show when you look at its record, but the strides made by the Webster City girls' basketball team in the last two weeks are nothing short of spectacular.The Lynx finally know who they are.A more methodical pace again paid dividends for WCHS in its fourth meeting with a ...

Gaels hand No. 5 Lynx another loss

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FORT DODGE - Handling success hasn't been particularly easy for the fifth-ranked (Class 3A) Webster City boys' basketball team.Head coach Marty McKinney is about to discover how his pupils respond in the face of adversity during what is sure to be an intense set of practices over the holiday ...

Dinsdale a champ, stays unbeaten on season

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FORT DODGE - The teams that finish well usually place well.And a top five finish in a large field featuring a bevy of Class 3A squads? That's placing well.Webster City went 10-2 with seven falls in the last round of Saturday's Don Miller Invitational, which solidified its fourth-place spot with ...