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A BELIEVER YET?

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BOONE — Standing shirtless in a pair of pants that were caked in dirt late Friday night at Memorial Park, Devon Stoakes seemed unfazed by his Webster City baseball team’s latest conquest. Does it bother him that the Lynx are unranked in Class 3A despite a resume that appears to be well ...

Doolittle helps Iowa win freestyle national title

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TULSA, OKLA — Team Iowa won the Junior Freestyle National Duals here on Saturday for the first time in 16 years, and Webster City sophomore-to-be Carson Doolittle played a role in helping the squad claim bragging rights. Wrestling at 106 pounds, Doolittle went 3-1 with a pin and two wins ...

Lynx win 2 of 3 at tourney, improve to 14-7

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MARTENSDALE — The Webster City softball team dominated two opponents, but was unable to solve a familiar foe for a second this time season at Saturday’s Martensdale St. Marys tournament. The Lynx blanked AHSTW, 5-0, in their opening game and flew by Essex, 10-1, to close out their day. ...

Duns’ HR sparks Hawks to 7-run win over Perry

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ROLAND — There’s just something about a home run that puts that extra skip in a step. The screams from the dugout are just a little louder than usual. Those smiles are a little wider. And the momentum swing is instant. “It just boosts everyone’s adrenaline,” South Hamilton ...

Hawks sweep road twin bill from Grundy Center

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GRUNDY CENTER — Battling the heat and Grundy Center, the South Hamilton baseball team came out ahead in both ends of a non-conference twin bill here Saturday afternoon. The Hawks rolled up 13 hits en route to a 9-4 victory in Game 1, and then ripped off three big innings to take Game 2, ...

THE TEAM TO BEAT

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HUMBOLDT — It started on the 45-minute bus ride north on Wednesday. The usual jokes and chatter amongst the players were replaced with silence and focus. Webster City was on a business trip, a very important one at that. And it went very, very ... very well. Was it a home run? Yeah, you ...