Webster City Lynx

Lynx boys bring home title; Bultena, Hjelmeland in top 10

ELDORA - A strong first mile and a consistent pack throughout helped to propel the Webster City boys' cross country team to its first meet championship of the season here on Saturday.The Lynx had five runners inside the top 12 during the first mile and finished with all five of their scorers ...

ANOTHER TEST

WEBSTER CITY - Midterm exams began one week ago, but the toughest test to date for the Webster City football team will come tonight.Last week's dominant 35-7 rout of Ballard was no doubt satisfying, but the Lynx quickly moved on to preparation for Class 3A District 2 co-leader Dallas ...

Lynx mount furious rally, get by Gaels in 5

FORT DODGE - Staring at a two set deficit, the Webster City volleyball team had the option of going through the motions and heading home or fighting until the bitter end here last night.The Lynx chose the latter and the pay-off was a stunning five-set victory.After dropping the first and second ...

THE LYNX WAY

HUXLEY - Robert Frederiksen was covered in dirt and mud from head to toe, the telltale paint that football players wear with pride following an active night on the gridiron as the hour moved past 10 p.m. Friday night.He should have been beyond exhausted as he walked out of the Webster City ...

Lynx O-line is special, and will only get better

Chris Seeley has a tough job and it's one I wouldn't want. Who would?The 6-foot, 220-pound senior serves as the center on the Webster City football team, a thankless job where notoriety comes in the form of criticism 99 percent of the time.Seriously, when was the last time you talked about the ...

Lynx ride strong starts to 4-set win over CGD

WEBSTER CITY - You start well, you play well. That's just how it goes on the volleyball court, and that's the message that Webster City head coach Jess Howard delivers to her players before the start of every set.Her players obviously listened last night.Sparked by quick starts in the sets they ...

Lynx shy away from external motivations against Ballard

WEBSTER CITY - Bob Howard doesn't believe in external motivation; he never has and he probably never will.So forgive him if he doesn't buy into the hype surrounding his Webster City football team's Class 3A District 2 test against Ballard at the Bombers' house - Rich Strouse Field - in Huxley ...

Following loss, Lynx take out anger on Greene County

BY TROY BANNINGtbanning@freemanjournal.netWEBSTER CITY - With one guttural scream as his fists were clenched, Cole Briese trotted off the field for the final time Friday night. Soon, it was time to rip the tape off his wrists, take a knee on the sideline and watch the final 15 minutes of ...

WCHS puts together 3-2 day at Forest City, now 10-9 overall

FOREST CITY - A 3-2 day at Saturday's Forest City Invite put the Webster City volleyball team at 10-9 overall on the season.The Lynx picked up 2-0 wins over Roland-Story (25-23, 25-17) and Spencer (25-20, 26-24), and rallied from a five-point deficit in the third set to beat Boone 2-1 (28-26, ...

No. 15 Lynx boys 4th, girls 12th at Kuemper Invite

CARROLL - Another consistent effort amongst its lead pack allowed the Webster City boys' cross country team to finish in the top four at Saturday's Kuemper Catholic Invite at Swan Lake State Park.The 15th-ranked (Class 3A) Lynx had less than a minute of separation between their scoring five en ...

LYNX LIKE TO RUN, RUN, RUN

WEBSTER CITY - Death, taxes and the vaunted Webster City ground game.The first two are inevitable and, in recent years anyway, so is the latter. And through three games, the Lynx reputation of power football and a dizzying offense has only grown.WCHS (2-1, 0-1) enters tonight's 7:30 p.m. ...

’Cats dig Lynx into submission

HUMBOLDT - Unbeaten and on track to defend its North Central Conference title, the ninth-ranked (Class 3A) Humboldt volleyball team showed off its defensive chops in a 3-0 sweep of Webster City Tuesday night.The Wildcats (15-0, 2-0 NCC) registered 73 team digs, led by all-conference libero Beth ...

Lynx challenged by large, talented field at Ballard

HUXLEY - It doesn't matter if the field is big or small, the course flat as a pancake or loaded with hills, Webster City head cross country coach Joe Lambert always knows what he's going to get out of sophomore John Piaszynski.Consistency.The terrains and conditions may be different, but ...

Gilbert halts Lynx regular season win streak at 13

GILBERT - There are no do overs, not in life and certainly not on the football field. If there were - if Webster City could have one sequence, just one, to replay - then the odds are good the goose egg in the loss column would still stand.One call. One pass. One interception. One return that ...

Consistency carries WCHS spikers to title

WEBSTER CITY - A noticeable improvement from previous outings at net helped the Webster City volleyball team sweep three matches and win its own tournament inside the WCHS gymnasium on Saturday.After committing 33 attack errors in a five-set loss to Iowa Falls-Alden last Thursday, WCHS ...

PREP BRIEFS

Hawk spikers improve to 14-1JEFFERSON - Ady Wintermote blasted 20 kills and South Hamilton overcame an early start to knock off Greene County, 3-1, in a Heart of Iowa Conference volleyball match here last Thursday night.Wintermote hit an impressive .400 from the front row in the Hawks' 21-25, ...

Rally falls short

WEBSTER CITY - Webster City expended a lot of energy to rally out of a two-set deficit against Iowa Falls-Alden last night inside the WCHS gymnasium.Too much energy.Scratching and clawing with everything it had just to pull even at 2, WCHS was unable to sustain the momentum in the fifth and ...

Unbeaten Lynx, Tigers battle for leg up in 3A District 2

WEBSTER CITY - This was Robert Frederiksen's chance, but nothing was going to be given to him. If he wanted it, he had to earn it.And so he went to work. Monday through Friday, pushing himself in the summer heat, with the goal of being the guy the Webster City football team counted on to take ...

Lynx dip two spots to No. 8 despite 31-point win

WEBSTER CITY - Despite a 44-13 victory over Clear Lake on Friday, the Webster City football team dropped two spots in the latest Associated Press Class 3A poll.But the backward movement had more to do with what other teams accomplished, rather than what the Lynx didn't.Winners of 13 consecutive ...