Webster City Lynx

A STANDING D

CLEAR LAKE - Thomas Storbeck had to run for his life. Not once, twice or even three times. It was every time the ball was snapped into his hands.The Clear Lake quarterback found out what it feels like to be under siege at Lions Field Friday night, and the Webster City defense was unrelenting in ...

Lynx start slow, catch fire to beat ’Dogs in 4

WEBSTER CITY - If nothing else, the Webster City volleyball team proved that it can take an early punch to the gut and keep fighting last night inside the WCHS gymnasium.After all, it's not how you start. It's how you finish.Sluggish and out of rhythm early, the Lynx dropped the first set ...

No. 6 Lynx look to build off Week 1 blowout

WEBSTER CITY - Week 1 was good, great, fantastic. To say otherwise would be the definition of misleading.Webster City 53, Humboldt 14. Lynx head coach Bob Howard couldn't have scripted it any better. But now comes the hard part - proving it was the start of something and not just a one-week ...

Yeah, they’re good

WEBSTER CITY - Aggressive and unrelenting, South Hamilton's runners say with their legs what they probably want to say with their mouths but won't: catch us if you can.So far nobody has been up to that challenge.With a fresh bull's-eye painted on their chests thanks to a No. 7 ranking (Class ...

Lynx, Hawks finish out of girls’ title hunt

WEBSTER CITY - Bryce Gidel could have stopped 100 meters from the finish line, grabbed a quick bite to eat and chatted with a few friends before taking off again and she still would have won gold at Tuesday's Lynx Invite.The Humboldt freshman was just that dominant. And so was her team.Behind ...

Inconsistency costs Lynx spikers in first outing

WEBSTER CITY - Opening its season a few days later than most teams across the state, the Webster City volleyball team fell victim to first-night jitters and inconsistency against a pair of teams that had already played a combined eight matches when the teams took the court inside the WCHS ...

Lynx ranked No. 6 in opening AP 3A top 10

WEBSTER CITY - A team that lost more than 3,750 yards of offense and three first-team all-state talents from a season ago is ranked No. 6 in Class 3A in the first Associated Press prep football poll that was released Monday afternoon.Why? How? That's easy - respect.Respect for the program. ...

Lynx smother ’Cats, run away for easy win

WEBSTER CITY - One cut through an open gap and he was gone, down the sideline past a wave of diving defenders who grasped nothing but air. And Zane Williams was just getting started Friday night.Offense, defense, special teams - the versatile junior showed he could do it all and thrive.By the ...

Bultena, Piazynski in the top 10 for third-place Lynx at Marshalltown

MARSHALLTOWN - The Joe Lambert era in charge of the Webster City cross country program officially began yesterday afternoon and the rookie head coach walked away more than satisfied with how his teams performed.Surprised? No, not really.With an experienced bunch of boys back, the Lynx met their ...

Pick up your copy of The Fan prior to Friday’s prep football season kickoff

WEBSTER CITY - With the prep football season just 24 hours away, The Daily Freeman-Journal is once again happy to unveil The Fan, our comprehensive preview edition for the upcoming fall prep seasons.Released inside Friday's edition of The Daily Freeman-Journal, The Fan is once again 40 pages ...

Flaws, Hoversten named to all-NCC 1st team

WEBSTER CITY - Six Webster City softball players have been named to the all-North Central Conference teams, it was announced this week.Following a season that ended with runner-up honors in the league, the Lynx put two members on each of the three teams.Senior outfielder Allie Flaws was a ...

2016 DFJ MALE CO-ATHLETES OF THE YEAR: GAVIN DINSDALE AND ALEC FUHS

WEBSTER CITY - Their signature moments are about as similar as their physical features, which is to say not at all.One used his hulking power, speed and athleticism to blow through one opponent after another until there was only one left to flex and celebrate.The other went the cerebral route, ...

2016 DAILY FREEMAN-JOURNAL FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: ALLIE FLAWS

WEBSTER CITY - Allie Flaws doesn't know how to sit still. Take a season off and relax? She'll have plenty of time to do that when she's old.Athletics are her passion, it's what she knows. Her favorite sport over the years has simply depended on the season.Four sports. Four years, 41?2 if you ...

Tanner, Schnathorst named all-NCC 2nd team

WEBSTER CITY - The Webster City baseball team garnered four sports on the 34-player North Central Conference all-conference teams, it was announced last week.The nine league coaches placed 13 players on the first and second teams and eight more on the third team.Sophomore catcher Jordan Tanner ...

Dinsdale helps North end 5-year drought in Shrine Bowl

CEDAR FALLS - A combined 853 yards of offense and a record 84 points scored made Saturday's 44th annual Shrine Bowl an entertaining event inside the UNI-Dome.The traditional contest that features the state's premier senior prep football players went to the North squad, which ended a five-year ...

LYNX FEEL THE BURN

ALGONA - Playing with fire is always a dangerous choice. Eventually, whether you like it or not, you're going to feel the burn.In Webster City's case, that pain will last the entire offseason.After working itself out of sticky situations in the second and third innings, the Lynx finally felt ...

CAN YOU SEE US NOW?

ALGONA - With fists clenched and veins popping on his neck, Jordan Tanner hopped towards the dugout screaming encouragement at his teammates.Tanner had just scored the game's first run. It was only the first inning. But that fire, that determination and that resolve lasted until that scream of ...

NEW SEASON, NEW OPPORTUNITY

ALGONA - Mark Fisher and his players understand the scenario. They know that most people don't expect Webster City to make the long trip north tonight and return to town with a victory.But the beauty of the postseason? The underdog and favorite are right back at the start where anything can ...