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Hill returns to court for first time in 9 months

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AMES - Welcome back to the basketball court, Collin Hill.After nine months away from the hoop, the final six due to a broken right leg suffered on Oct. 17 of last year while playing quarterback for the South Hamilton football team, Hill made his triumphant return on Friday and Saturday as the ...

Lynx second to Lions at Forest City Relays

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FOREST CITY - Cal Zahn and Tanner Hoveland sprinkled a little gold into the team camp and a workman-like effort from each and every squad member allowed the Webster City boys' track and field team to open its season with a runner-up result at last night's Forest City Relays.The Lynx came home ...

Lynx ranked No. 15 in 2A in initial boys’ soccer poll

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WEBSTER CITY - Webster City boys' soccer coach Craig Signorin always puts lofty expectations on his team, and a number next to its name isn't going to change that.It may put the bull's-eye on the backs of the Lynx, however.Coming off a 16-5 season in 2014, WCHS opens the spring season ranked ...

Jeffers, Pruismann collect silver for Trojans

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NEVADA - Nick Jeffers and Kyle Pruismann brought home silver medals, as the Northeast Hamilton boys' track team opened its outdoor season here on Tuesday.Taking part in Class B, the 10-man Trojans lacked the depth to factor into the true-team scoring race. They finished at the back of the ...

Lynx, Hawks already know postseason destinations

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WEBSTER CITY - The first spring boys' golf meets are still a week away for most schools and yet programs are already able to take a gander at what the postseason will hold.Sectional and district assignments in each of the three classes were released last month by the Iowa High School Athletic ...

Hawks shine in middle distance races at Greene County Early Bird

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JEFFERSON - Middle distance races have long been a feeding ground for the South Hamilton track and field programs, and if one meet is any indication, that isn't going to change this spring.The Hawk girls picked up seven medals in all at the Greene County Early Bird, four in events that would ...

HE’S A MUSTANG

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WEBSTER CITY - It's the spot where Webster City senior Mason Myers expected to land as he put the finishing touches on his prep basketball career earlier this month. Now it's official.With a smile on his face, the two-time first-team all-NCC player signed his letter of intent to play basketball ...

Zahn snags Lynx high jump record at BVU Indoor

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STORM LAKE - On the chase since he first stepped into the varsity lineup, Cal Zahn finally caught the record he has coveted most here on Saturday.A 2014 Class 3A state medalist, Zahn, a Webster City senior, vaulted past all the former greats and seized the high jump school record with a leap of ...

THE RISING STAR: PART II

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There are two popular YouTube videos that, when watched simultaneously, tell you all you need to know about future NFL first-round draft pick Brandon Scherff. Forget about all the awards and watch the videos.The first is a 34-second clip shot by renowned University of Iowa strength and ...

THE RISING STAR: PART I

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It was a normal August afternoon - as normal as a day can get for a Division I college football player as he guts through the rigors of two-a-days during preseason camp. Up before the sun for meetings, a quick breakfast and then on the field for a full day's work.The end was in sight though. ...

Jeffers sprints to two top 10 results at Wartburg Indoor

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WAVERLY - Nick Jeffers and Kyle Pruismann formed a two-man team for Northeast Hamilton at its first boys' track meet of the season here on Tuesday.They did pretty well, too.Jeffers picked up a pair of top 10 finishes at the Wartburg College Indoor and both were in the top 25 in three events."I ...

Nerland makes great first impression at ISU Indoor

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AMES - Cassidy Nerland introduced herself to the varsity track and field scene in a big way here on Monday.A Northeast Hamilton freshman competing this spring for Webster City, Nerland heaved the shot put 38 feet, 21?4 inches to place fourth out of 85 entrants at the always loaded Iowa State ...

Midwest Rampage aim for SPFL title in 2015

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WEBSTER CITY - Game after game, team records went by the wayside in 2014, but that doesn't mean the Midwest Rampage was satisfied.Not by a long shot.And so, there was only one conclusion the core players could come to: they had to come back and try again.An 8-3 record and advancement to the ...

All-ISC accolades go to Nerland, VanKooten, Jeffers

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WEBSTER CITY - The Northeast Hamilton girls' and boys' basketball teams exited the stage for good with three postseason honors, it was announced last week.In their final seasons of play before entering a whole-grade sharing agreement with Webster City, the Trojets picked up all-Iowa Star ...

Lynx Myers earns another 1st team all-NCC nod

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WEBSTER CITY - Hearing the news and seeing it printed on a piece of paper were nothing more than formalities.Very few things in life are guaranteed. But this was one of them.Following another stellar season on the basketball court, Webster City senior shooting guard Mason Myers was a unanimous ...

Hoversten lands a spot on all-NCC third team

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WEBSTER CITY - All eight league schools had at least one representative on the all-North Central Conference girls' basketball teams, and five picked up multiple selections, it was announced earlier this week.Webster City garnered just one all-conference spot, which went to junior guard Gabbi ...

GO-HAWKS SAY NO

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IOWA FALLS - Welcome to the block party.It sounds fun, doesn't it? But for Webster City, it was tantamount to a trip to the local dentist's office for a root canal performed without the aid of novocaine.Nothing came easy, from the opening tip until the final shriek of the horn that spelled the ...

Lynx look to play spoiler vs No. 3 W-SR

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WEBSTER CITY - Reaching the state tournament's doorstep has been tough. Busting through that door will be even tougher.But nothing worthwhile is ever easy.After a pair of standout efforts in district wins over Nevada and Humboldt, the Webster City boys' basketball team will try to be a giant ...

Unconscious Myers scores 37, Lynx 1 win from state

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FORT DODGE - It was fitting that the ball was in the hands of Mason Myers as the final seconds ticked off the clock here last night.It said a lot about Myers' performance too that Humboldt seniors Jaxon Heinz and Brady Ross strode over to him for a congratulatory hug even before the horn ...