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Lynx, Toreadors meet for right to keep playing

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WEBSTER CITY - A tall task - literally - is what the Webster City girls' basketball team will face this evening when it puts its season on the line.The Lynx will open up Class 4A Region 6 play with a quarterfinal-round confrontation with Boone on the Toreadors' home floor at 7 p.m. The winner ...

Algona fends off Lynx, finishes second in NCC

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ALGONA - The North Central Conference basketball season ended with a whimper from the Webster City boys' basketball team here last night.With just four players doing all of its scoring, Algona (17-4, 11-3 NCC) pulled away for a 58-49 victory over the Lynx to finish all alone in second in the ...

LYNX TRIO HEADED TO STATE

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WEBSTER CITY - Gavin Dinsdale flexed and growled as the Webster City High School gymnasium erupted. Freddie Seeley clapped once and went airborne into the arms of coach Chad Hisler. Ryan Ferrari was the calmest, more out of exhaustion than anything else as he crumbled to the wood floor just ...

Rader eyes fourth state medal, Peters joins him on big stage

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JEWELL - JD Rader is used to making the late-February trip to Des Moines all alone. But this year he'll have some company.As expected, Rader - ranked No. 3 at 132 pounds - qualified for his fourth consecutive state wrestling tournament on Saturday by finishing on top of the podium at a Class 1A ...

’Cats turn to nip Lynx by 2, 55-53

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WEBSTER CITY - It was the simple things that came back to bite Webster City right in the derriere Friday night.And free throws were at the very top of the list, highlighted and in all caps.Locked in another tight battle with North Central Conference rival Humboldt, the Lynx were unable to ...

BUZZER BEATER! Quam’s 3 gives Hawks win

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DES MOINES - Landon Quam couldn't have picked a better time to drain his first shot from the field here Friday night, and no one cared that he didn't even call glass.Locked in a 40-all tie in the final seconds, Quam banked in a 3-pointer as the buzzer sounded to give the South Hamilton boys' ...

Trojans close regular season by beating CAL, 59-53

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LATIMER - A monster performance from Wes Wynkoop and a total of four players scoring in double figures carried the Northeast Hamilton boys' basketball team to a regular-season ending 59-53 win over CAL here on Friday.Wynkoop pitched in 17 points and yanked down a career-high 22 rebounds in the ...

Ogden ends SH girls’ season in regional opener

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OGDEN - Ogden raced out to an eight-point lead after one quarter and never gave up the edge in a 58-41 victory over South Hamilton in a Class 2A Region 3 first-round contest Saturday evening.The Hawks (2-20) climbed to within six, 42-36, after three quarters. Ogden (9-13) answered with a 13-5 ...

Six Lynx grapplers ready to face biggest test of season

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WEBSTER CITY - The next six minutes on the wrestling mat will be the most important chunk of time this season for Webster City's six district qualifiers.Wrestle up to par and the odds of reaching the state tournament are good. Allow those butterflies churning in the stomach to take over and it ...

Nerland takes over, Trojets keep program alive in OT

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LATIMER - The Northeast Hamilton girls basketball players know that their next loss isn't just the end of the season, but the end of the program. And that's why this postseason has taken on a little extra meaning for everyone under the Trojets' umbrella.They played like it last night, too.With ...

Terwilliger cans five 3s, ’Cats thrash Lynx by 24

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HUMBOLDT - Humboldt seized control from the opening tip and bombed Webster City out of the gym in a girls' non-conference basketball game here last night.Avery Terwilliger cashed in on five 3-point baskets and scored a game-high 23 points in the Wildcats' 59-35 victory, their third of the ...

N. 1 Union steams through Lynx in regional final

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LAPORTE CITY - It's never smart to step in front of a freight train.Unfortunately, the Webster City wrestling team wasn't given a choice.Placed in the group of doom and gloom alongside top-ranked Union by the Iowa High School Athletic Association, the Lynx came up short in their bid to advance ...

NCC-leading Lions end Lynx 6-game streak of wins

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WEBSTER CITY - Clear Lake took over ownership of the North Central Conference lead and ended Webster City's six-game winning streak in the process Tuesday night inside the WCHS gymnasium.And the difference was a play here and a play there.The Lions (13-6, 11-2 NCC) built a 10-point lead with ...

Dry spell in fourth spoils WCHS girls’ hopes of upset

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WEBSTER CITY - No. 15-ranked (Class 3A) Clear Lake hit shots late to pull away from Webster City in a North Central Conference girls' basketball clash Tuesday night.Trailing by only six points after three quarters, the Lynx made just one shot over the initial five minutes of the fourth and the ...

Jaguars race out to 23-2 lead, take care of Trojets by 44

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BLAIRSBURG - Taking Southeast Valley's record at face value would be a mistake - a thought that had already run through the mind of Northeast Hamilton girls' basketball coach Adam Vorrie long before his team stepped onto the floor to face the Jaguars in a non-conference clash Monday ...

Southeast Valley scores in bunches early, rolls by Trojans

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BLAIRSBURG - This was not how it was supposed to end.Playing on its home floor for the final time, the Northeast Hamilton boys' basketball team said goodbye to its familiar court and baskets with a disappointing 77-42 non-conference loss to Southeast Valley Monday night.With one regular season ...

Lynx must leap giant obstacles for another invite to state duals

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WEBSTER CITY - A fourth trip to the state duals in five years - that's what the Webster City wrestling team will go in search of tonight when it travels to Union High School in LaPorte City for a Class 2A regional meet.Will it be easy? Hardly. Should WCHS (20-6) successfully navigate its way ...

Runner-up sectional showing sends Lynx to regional duals

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HUMBOLDT - Ryan Ferrari looked down at the oversized bracket in his hands once, then twice, then three times as he moved away from the awards podium in the early evening hours on Saturday.Why the multiple glances? Ferrari may have wanted to make sure what he was holding was real.After countless ...