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GILBERT PUTTS WAY PAST HAWKS: Gilbert, one of the top teams in Class 3A, fended off South Hamilton for a seven-stroke victory, 161-168, yesterday at the Jewell Golf and Country Club.The Tigers' Garret Jensen took home medalist honors with a 1-over par 37, two shots ahead of teammate Tommy Doyle ...

Hanoman takes Webster City with him to Boston Marathon

WEBSTER CITY - The jersey was a bright gold with large purple letters, surely hard to miss despite the thousands of runners and fans who packed into Boston for the country's most celebrated marathon on Monday, April 18.It wasn't easy to get either. A personal request through Asics was granted ...

Hegland pushes school record in final home meet

JEWELL - Alyssa Hegland has won plenty of high jump gold medals and has had the luxury of competing in the Class 2A state meet three times.It's safe to say she's got a treasure trove of memories. She added perhaps the most special one at Tuesday's George Abell Hawkette Relays.The field was ...

A-P dominates singles, Lynx on tennis courts

WEBSTER CITY - Always talented with a deep roster, the Aplington-Parkersburg boys' tennis team looked like it was at home on the WCHS courts on Tuesday.Backed by a dominant effort in singles, the Falcons disposed of Webster City, 8-1, in a dual meet.Playing pro sets to 10, Aplington-Parkersburg ...

TCI jumps up and bites Hawks; Sogard, Quam lead

POLK CITY - More intimidating than it is difficult, particularly from the front Deacon tees, the outward nine at the Tournament Club of Iowa still managed to get the better of the South Hamilton boys' golf team on Tuesday.Random bad holes plagued the Hawks, who shot a 170 to finish third in an ...

BATTLE TO BRONZE

GILBERT - The three event victories, 10 medal-winning performances and third-place team finish were great, they really were, but Darrell Paulsen still wanted to see more.Paulsen knows what his athletes are capable of and with less than a month remaining in the season, the South Hamilton boys' ...

No. 15 Lynx run win streak to six

GARNER - Match by match, the 15th-ranked (Class 2A) Webster City boys' soccer team has shown progression this spring and the Lynx have a sparkling record as proof.With its lone loss in a shootout, WCHS (8-1) has now reeled off six consecutive victories and outscored those opponents 23-4 ...

Vogelbacher scores 10th, 11th goals; WCHS girls blank ’Cats

HUMBOLDT - One loss didn't fester and turn into two for the Webster City girls' soccer team here Monday night.Just three days removed from a disappointing 4-0 loss to Iowa Falls-Alden, the Lynx looked more like themselves and in turn got back to .500 on the season with a 2-0 victory over ...

WCHS girls sharp, sweep H-D and improve to 3-0 on season

HAMPTON - Facing Hampton-Dumont for the second time in three days, the Webster City girls' tennis team showed significant improvement and ran its dual-meet record to 3-0 here on Monday.It was a sweep across the board, as the Lynx held the upper-hand throughout in a 9-0 victory."I don't think ...

Peck secures singles win, Grundy Center trumps Lynx boys

WEBSTER CITY - It doesn't always show on the scoreboard, but Webster City boys' tennis coach Ben Jass sees the growth from his team each time it hits the courts.And, eventually, it will result in success.But still learning the game, the Lynx suffered an 8-1 loss to more experienced Grundy ...

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LYNX ELLIOTT MEDALIST: A second consecutive solid round put Webster City's Taylor Elliott in the medalist position at Meadow Hills Golf Course in Iowa Falls on Monday.Elliott's 49 was the low-round of the day, as she helped Webster City shoot a 245 in a triangular. CMB (228) placed first; Iowa ...

Usual Suspects

WEBSTER CITY - It's always special, and probably a little emotional, when an athlete waves goodbye to the home crowd for the final time.And when you've had the type of tack and field career that Allie Flaws has produced, well, let's just say there's extra motivation to end on a high ...

No. 15 Lynx take advantage of free looks, blank Clear Lake

CLEAR LAKE - In his sixth year at the helm of the Webster City boys' soccer program, Craig Signorin knows one thing for sure: any win at Clear Lake is a good win.So, yeah, he rode the bus home a happy man last night.Taking advantage of a pair of egregious first-half fouls by Clear Lake, the ...

Lynx roll again, hand Lions and Gaels first conference losses

CLEAR LAKE - The Webster City boys' golf team came close to wrapping up the North Central Conference dual-meet title yesterday at the All Vets Club.The Lynx fired a 148 to down previous conference unbeatens Clear Lake (161) and Fort Dodge St. Edmond (164) by 13 and 16 strokes, ...

Barquist, Fisher and Peters earn gold for SH at Hawk Relays

JEWELL - The South Hamilton boys' track and field team double-medaled twice and double-placed in five individual events on its way to a successful outing at its own Hawk Relays last night at the Mike Penning Athletic Complex.A healthy dose of points in the field events, followed by standout ...

Lynx score 6 unanswered goals, throttle CMB, 6-1

MAXWELL - Sarah Vogelbacher ripped off four second-half goals and added an assist, as the Webster City girls' soccer team overcame an early 1-0 deficit to thump CMB, 6-1, here last night.Hannah Williams added a pair of goals for the Lynx (3-3), who owned a 31-7 advantage in shots taken. WCHS ...

HOMETOWN FUN

WEBSTER CITY - Tony Bussan had plenty to smile about as he watched and judged the progress of his Webster City boys' track and field team on a picturesque Tuesday night.Throws, jumps, sprints, distance, relays - pick any of them at random and the odds are good WCHS showed improvement in front ...

Lynx hold off Gilbert by 2 shots, defend Ballard Invite title

RHODES - Six teams teed it up in Tuesday's Ballard Invitational, but, really, the most anticipated storyline involved only two.And they delivered.Ranked Nos. 1 and 2 in stroke average regardless of class according to information entered into the quikstats database, Webster City and Gilbert went ...

Sogard starts to find his game, Hawks win meet

JEWELL - Nathan Sogard was awfully glad to get home.A member of South Hamilton's 2014 Class 2A state championship team and an individual top-15 performer at the 2015 state meet, Sogard's junior season hasn't been all booming drives and birdie putts so far this spring.But perhaps Tuesday's ...