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Answer the bell

February 1, 2016 GILBERT — Gut check time found the Webster City boys’ basketball team at about 6:30 p.m. Saturday evening. Coming off an emotionally-sapping 37-36 loss to Fort Dodge St. more »»

Nerland powers Lynx to rally, win over Gilbert

February 1, 2016 GILBERT — Weathering storms oftentimes make all the difference between winning and losing. Games are never going to be perfect. There are going to be lapses, both mentally and physically. more »»

Lynx claim third straight Norsemen Duals title, improve to 14-0 all-time at tourney

February 1, 2016 STORY CITY — They may as well change the name of the Norsemen Duals to the Webster City Is Going To Win Duals. Seriously, the name change deserves consideration. more »»

Lynx girls bury 8 3’s, thump Gaels by 35 points

February 1, 2016 FORT DODGE — Now that’s how to get out of a slump. more »»

St. Edmond hands WCHS boys first NCC loss

February 1, 2016 FORT DODGE — Just as expected, a defensive battle of wills broke out inside the St. Edmond High School gymnasium Friday night. more »»


January 29, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — Nobody has been more frustrated with Landon Daniels’ 3-point shooting than Landon Daniels himself. But with a couple flicks of the wrist, the form and his smile returned last night. more »»

No. 7 Bulldogs too many weapons for Lynx

January 29, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — Jordan Prantner carries a hefty-sized bull’s-eye on her back whenever she enters a hostile gymnasium. But seventh-ranked (Class 3A) Hampton-Dumont is a lot more than just one player. more »»


January 28, 2016 STORY CITY — Records are meant to be broken, even if it makes a coach feel uncomfortable as he watches it happen. more »»


January 25, 2016 HAMPTON — He never slows down. He never rests. He never gives an opponent even a millisecond to breathe. Welcome to the world of tangling with Drake Doolittle, and good luck. You’re going to need it. more »»

All 14 Lynx place in top 6, team second behind Cowboys

January 25, 2016 HAMPTON — All 14 wrestlers in the top six. Eight among the best three at their weights. Six finalists. Four champions. more »»

Defensive-minded Lynx boys throttle Cowboys

January 25, 2016 CLARION — Marty McKinney prefers his teams play man-to-man defense, he always has and he probably always will. But he’s not so stuck in his ways that he refuses to budge. more »»

Struggling WCHS girls drop third straight game

January 25, 2016 CLARION — Nightmare — that’s the only word that Webster City girls’ head basketball coach Nicole Muhlenbruch could conjure up to convey her thoughts on Friday night’s North Central Conference... more »»

Easier said than done

January 22, 2016 OGDEN — The scoreboard told a story, one that was probably expected here last night. A different tale was weaved on the mat though and proved that the score can sometimes be a bit misleading. more »»

CGD team to beat at Saturday’s NCC tournament

January 22, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — What you think will happen and what actually happens are always two separate things when the North Central Conference wrestling programs get together for their annual tournament. more »»

IHSAA adopts new playoff structure; Lynx, Hawks learn district fates

January 21, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — District football and the playoff structure received facelifts on Wednesday when the Iowa High School Athletic Association’s board of control approved the changes for the 2016 and 201... more »»

Lynx reach 10 wins by clamping down on Cadets

January 21, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — Behind a suffocating defense, particularly in the third quarter, the North Central Conference-leading Webster City boys’ basketball team stayed perfect amongst its league brethren... more »»

Cadets rely on duo to hand Lynx girls a 53-47 loss

January 21, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — Still within shouting distance of the top of the North Central Conference standings when the night began, the Webster City girls’ basketball team suffered its most disappointing loss... more »»


January 18, 2016 ALGONA — Dribble, bounce, stare, release ... swish! Alec Fuhs went with that same routine over and over — and over and over and over — again Friday night. It was just him against the rim. And he won. more »»

WCHS girls exorcise more demons on the road

January 18, 2016 ALGONA — Friday nights of redemption — that’s what January has become for the Webster City girls’ basketball team. more »»

Top-ranked Dinsdale, No. 8 Peters dominant at Perry Invitational

January 18, 2016 PERRY — Drake Doolittle was the best 113-pound wrestler in the Perry High School gymnasium on Saturday and, really, it wasn’t even close. more »»



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