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New faces help Lynx girls take down Bulldogs

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HAMPTON - Playing without varsity regulars Courtney Lampman and Olivia Tasler, the Webster City girls' tennis team called upon several new faces to have an impact against Hampton-Dumont here on Tuesday.Consider it done.The new doubles team of Megan Carpenter and Erin Larson picked up a victory ...

LYNX BRING HOME ALL THE NCC HARDWARE

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ALGONA - Perhaps the most unassuming player on Webster City's all-star roster, John Ferrell certainly knows when it's time to buckle down and play his best golf.He's been doing it for three years.For some reason, the North Central Conference tournament brings out the best in the senior, who ...

CAL-ASSIC

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IOWA FALLS - As busy as he was, Cal Zahn didn't have the time to stop and think as the North Central Conference track and field meet went on around him Monday evening.Yes, it was cold. Yes, it was windy. And, yes, the field was solid. But did any of that bother Zahn? Not at all.Competing in the ...

16 STRONG: Lynx show resiliency, rewarded with third at NCC meet

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FORT DODGE - You can't coach heart.Webster City girls' track and field coach Clint Howard may have called the plays - and plenty of audibles - at Monday's North Central Conference meet, but it was the resiliency of his small squad that enabled the Lynx to climb all the way up to third in the ...

Ninth the landing spot for Hawk girls, boys at HOIC

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DES MOINES - Medals were hard to come by for the South Hamilton girls' and boys' track teams at Monday's Heart of Iowa Conference meet, as both squads placed ninth in their respective 10-team fields.Gilbert took home all the team hardware. The Tiger boys piled up 153 points to comfortably beat ...

BRIEFS

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NO. 10 LYNX COLLECT 12TH WIN: A strong first half despite being at the mercy of the 30-plus miles per hour wind gusts propelled the 10th-ranked (Class 2A) Webster City boys' soccer team to its 12th victory of the season on Monday in Garner.The Lynx ripped off three goals in the match's initial ...

Give ’em the boot

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WEBSTER CITY - It had been 10 months since Chuck Tack put on a football helmet and stepped onto the field prior to Saturday afternoon. He was so far removed from the sport that he had trouble locating his gear before making the long trek from his Nebraska home to town to play for the Midwest ...

Elliott captures Modified feature at HC Speedway

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WEBSTER CITY - Racers set a quick pace and used all of the lanes on the fast track at the Hamilton County Speedway on Saturday, as 86 drivers kept the crowd cheering through side-by-side action that frequently led to lead changes and unexpected endings.The most dramatic win of the evening came ...

Third-ranked Lynx remain perfect, Fuhs twins go 1-2 at Kuemper

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CARROLL - Forty-two teams have now taken a crack and all 42 have left empty-handed.Beating the third-ranked (Class 3A) Webster City boys' golf team is obviously easier said than done.And the scary part for all future opponents? The Lynx (42-0) are only getting better.Buoyed by the four best ...

WCHS puts together 1-2 day at W-SR tournament

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WAVERLY - No. 10-ranked (Class 2A) Webster City settled for a 1-2 record and a sixth-place finish in the premier A bracket at Saturday's Waverly-Shell Rock boys' soccer tournament.The third-ranked (2A) Go-Hawks won the elite bracket and No. 5 (1A) Clear Lake was second.WCHS (11-4) dropped a 3-0 ...

SWEET RELIEF

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WEBSTER CITY - In an instant - the amount of time it took Seth Crouthamel to punch the ball three yards into the back of the net - the tension that has surrounded the Webster City boys' soccer team for a week evaporated into thin air yesterday evening at Lynx Field.Nobody said anything, but ...

Lynx give Gaels a battle, come up short

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WEBSTER CITY - The three doubles matches gave the Webster City girls' tennis team an opportunity to knock off Fort Dodge St. Edmond yesterday afternoon at the WCHS courts.But the Gaels' advantage in the six singles bouts proved to be too difficult to overcome.St. Edmond built a 4-2 lead after ...

Swenson shoots 89, crowned queen of HOIC

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BOONE - A round in double digits and a spot on the all-conference team - that's all South Hamilton senior Carly Swenson wanted as she stepped to the first tee at Cedar Pointe Golf Course Wednesday morning.And she got all that ... and then some.Straight off the tee and solid around the greens, ...

Nerland dominates throws, Lynx fifth at EG

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EAGLE GROVE - It was another strong night in the field events for the Webster City girls' track and field team yesterday at the Lady Eagle Relays.Two more dominant efforts from freshman thrower Cassidy Nerland, coupled with runner-up results out of Hannah Myers and Carrie Gerdes were the ...

SH boys struggle on home course

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JEWELL - A frustrating afternoon on the golf course resulted in a fifth-place finish for the South Hamilton boys' squad at its own Hawk Invitational yesterday.South Hamilton carded a 183 at the Jewell Golf and Country Club and beat only North Polk (185) and its own junior varsity (206)."We just ...

JEFFERS HAS BIG NIGHT AT ISC MEET

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Nick Jeffers accounted for 28 of Northeast Hamilton's 46 points at last night's Iowa Star Conference meet at the Meskwaki Settlement.The Trojans finished sixth amongst the 12 teams in attendance. Colo-NESCO won the boys' team title with 140 points. GMG was the girls' champion with 111.Jeffers ...

ANOTHER HICCUP

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CLEAR LAKE - Calling it a disaster may be a bit harsh, but there was little if anything to celebrate over the final 40 minutes of play for Webster City on the pitch on Tuesday.And yet it was the first 40 minutes that had Lynx head coach Craig Signorin muttering to himself in the minutes ...

Hawks’ Hegland a gold medalist at North Polk Coed

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ALLEMAN - A strong early-meet showing in the field events propelled the South Hamilton girls' track and field team to a fifth-place finish in the eight-team North Polk Comet Coed here on Tuesday.South Hamilton - the smallest school in the field - compiled 70 points, 29 coming from the field ...

Reduced roster galvanizes Lynx at Cadet Relays

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IOWA FALLS - The scene, the circumstances, they all pointed to the possibility that the Webster City girls' track and field team might just phone it in here Monday evening.Constant rain showers left the athletes shivering in wet warm-up clothing, and missing seven team members - sprints leader ...