Webster City Lynx

Schnathorst’s dazzling display not enough, Lynx fall to Boone

WEBSTER CITY - Sliding in on a shallow pop-up, racing into the gap and laying out for a liner and then sprinting into the other gap and diving once again for a hard-hit ball, Webster City center fielder Ty Schnathorst was a one-man human highlight film at Lynx Field Tuesday night.He made the ...

Boone’s power on display in win over Lynx

BOONE - At the top, in the middle and even at the bottom, Boone has got the power to make opposing pitchers absolutely miserable.And the ringleader of it all is Breanna Hunter.Hunter went 4 for 5 with four doubles and a RBI, and the 12th-ranked Toreadors piled up 14 hits en route to a 9-4 ...

No. 2-ranked Lions take two from Lynx

WEBSTER CITY - Second-ranked (Class 2A) and 2015 state champion Clear Lake controlled a North Central Conference doubleheader against Webster City last night at Lynx Field.Helped by a 20-8 advantage in hits, the Lions loaded back up on the bus and headed home with a pair of victories, 8-2 and ...

Moen fans 11, Lynx blast CGD, 10-1

CLARION - The bats came out of hibernation and Cameron Moen was in control on the mound, as the Webster City baseball team ended a four-game slide here Wednesday night.Moen fanned 11 batters and tossed a complete-game five-hitter in the Lynx 10-1 rout of North Central Conference rival ...

Lynx face tall task against No. 13 Boone

BOONE - Can you say upset?That's what the members of the Webster City softball team hope to be shouting later tonight, otherwise it will be time to pack the bats and helmets away until next spring.WCHS (13-17) will open up Class 4A Region 2 play with a quarterfinal date against 13th-ranked ...

IF-A shuts down Lynx offense, rolls to NCC win

WEBSTER CITY - A rough stretch offensively for the Webster City baseball team didn't get any better as it wrapped up a three-game week at Lynx Field Friday night.It didn't really matter that the Lynx pitchers were able to find the strike zone, or that the defense played one of its cleaner games ...

Ferrell stymies league leaders, loses heartbreaker

HUMBOLDT - Unbeaten in the North Central Conference and well on its way the crown, the Humboldt baseball team received its biggest scare inside the league Wednesday night.Webster City's most complete effort defensively of the season and a sterling pitching performance from Bryan Ferrell pushed ...

Humboldt clinches NCC title, Flaws closes in on SB record

HUMBOLDT - The North Central Conference championship trophy is on its way to Humboldt.The sixth-ranked (Class 3A) Wildcats seized outright ownership of the league crown on their home diamond Wednesday night by disposing of their closest rival Webster City by a convincing 7-0 margin. Humboldt ...

Raiders capitalize on errors, slide by Lynx by one run

WALL LAKE - Defensive breakdowns cost the Webster City softball team a chance at a non-conference victory on the road here Tuesday night.East Sac County scored the go-ahead run in the bottom of the sixth inning and then held on to knock off the Lynx, 5-4. WCHS (12-16) committed five errors that ...

Lynx NCC title hopes on life support after loss

WEBSTER CITY - Winners of five consecutive games and four in a row inside the North Central Conference, the Webster City softball team stepped onto the dirt at Lynx Field Monday night still in control of its own destiny in relation to the league championship.Seven innings full of missed ...

’Dogs rough up WCHS baseball in 6 innings

WEBSTER CITY - Give a good team like Algona an extra out and look out. Give the Bulldogs five extra outs and consider the ballgame a lost cause.That's what Webster City found out at Lynx Field Monday night.Five WCHS errors and seven free bases on walks were simply too much to overcome, as ...

PATIENCE A VIRTUE

FORT DODGE - A little more than 24 hours after a stunning victory over sixth-ranked (Class 3A) Humboldt, the St. Edmond softball team stepped onto its home diamond at the Rogers Sports Complex with plans for another upset Wednesday night.Webster City declined to oblige.Instead, the Lynx ripped ...

Roller coaster ride continues for WCHS baseball in loss to Gaels

FORT DODGE - The season-long roller coaster ride that the Webster City baseball team has been stuck on took a sharp dive down a steep hill here Wednesday night.Just one night after playing one of its better defensive games of the campaign in a 4-3, 9-inning victory over South Central Calhoun, ...

An earned loss

WEBSTER CITY - It was a loss that was earned. Why? Because of so many unearned runs allowed.Webster City didn't necessarily have a disastrous night defensively on Monday at Lynx Field, but an error here and an error there eventually added up in a 9-7 setback against North Central Conference ...

Nerland’s walk-off hit keeps WCHS in NCC title hunt

WEBSTER CITY - Out of conference games haven't been kind to the Webster City softball team so far this season, but inside the North Central Conference is where head coach Jess Howard will always put the emphasis.And, what do you know, the Lynx find themselves in the thick of the race for the ...

Fuhs boys cap careers with (what else?) all-state nods

WEBSTER CITY - They're the two most decorated boys' golfers in the history of the Webster City program. And with one final accolade, they may have cemented their legacies as the two best to ever play the game for the Lynx.At the very least, they can make a compelling argument.On the heels of ...

Lynx suffer 0 for 4 outing at Ft. Dodge Invite

FORT DODGE - The Webster City softball program has never backed away from tough competition and sometimes that leads to a difficult stretch.The two-day Fort Dodge Invitational unfortunately fell into that category.Facing a pair of ranked teams on Friday, the Lynx struggled and were unable to ...

Drought Buster

CLARION - Wins don't need to have beauty, particularly when they're needed to end a stretch of futility.And that's why Webster City softball coach Jess Howard was willing to overlook the four errors and eight runners left stranded on the base paths Wednesday night. The Lynx needed to remember ...

STEEN FINDS HIS MOJO, TOSSES NO-NO

WEBSTER CITY - Last week was not kind to Dylan Steen, Webster City's freshman pitcher who has shown flashes of a multiple-year ace of the staff in past appearances.Against Humboldt last Wednesday - a third of an inning, three walks allowed and six runs given up.One night later against ...