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September 6, 2016 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. more »»

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

September 2, 2016 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 gymnasiu. more »»

No. 6 Lynx look to build off Week 1 blowout

September 2, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — Week 1 was good, great, fantastic. To say otherwise would be the definition of misleading. Webster City 53, Humboldt 14. more »»

Yeah, they’re good

September 1, 2016 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. more »»

Lynx, Hawks finish out of girls’ title hunt

September 1, 2016 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... more »»

Inconsistency costs Lynx spikers in first outing

September 1, 2016 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 tha... more »»

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

August 30, 2016 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. more »»

Lynx smother ’Cats, run away for easy win

August 29, 2016 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. more »»

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

August 26, 2016 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... more »»

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

August 25, 2016 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 season. more »»

Flaws, Hoversten named to all-NCC 1st team

August 2, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — Six Webster City softball players have been named to the all-North Central Conference teams, it was announced this week. more »»


July 29, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — Their signature moments are about as similar as their physical features, which is to say not at all. more »»


July 28, 2016 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. more »»

Lynx 2001 state title team to celebrate 15th anniversary with alumni game Saturday

July 27, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — The 2001 Class 2A state championship Webster City softball team will celebrate its 15-year anniversary by getting back on the diamond on Saturday, and the public is invited to watch. more »»

Tanner, Schnathorst named all-NCC 2nd team

July 25, 2016 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. more »»

Dinsdale helps North end 5-year drought in Shrine Bowl

July 25, 2016 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. more »»


July 20, 2016 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. more »»


July 18, 2016 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 ru. more »»

Playing with house money, Lynx ready to tackle another favorite in district final

July 18, 2016 ALGONA — Humboldt has won nine consecutive games and 17 of its last 18. Oh, not impressed yet? How about this — after starting the season 2-4, the Wildcats are 21-3 since June 4. more »»


July 15, 2016 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. more »»



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