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Lynx have no answer for No. 11 Humboldt

WEBSTER CITY - There were flashes, almost like someone was flicking the light switch on and then off again.But Webster City needed more than flashes. It needed consistency.And in the end, that wasn't there last night.No. 11-ranked (Class 3A) Humboldt was the more steady team from the first ...

No. 11 Hawk boys claim fourth straight meet title

STORY CITY - The field may have been bigger, but the result remained the same.It was another good day to be a Hawk.The 11th-ranked South Hamilton boys' cross country team picked up their fourth consecutive meet championship yesterday, as the Hawks navigated the 14-team Roland-Story Invitational ...

Top-ranked Cubs intimidate, breeze by Hawks

NEVADA - To contend and - maybe, possibly - beat top-ranked (Class 3A) Nevada Tuesday night, the South Hamilton volleyball team knew it needed to play darned near perfect.That was the vision, but the reality was pretty much the exact opposite.Nervous, intimidated and, yes, even a bit scared, ...

Another meet, another title for No. 11 Hawks

STATE CENTER - All of those extra laps after track practice last spring, and all of those road miles during the hot and humid days of summer are certainly paying off for Gaige Pickering.Just a freshman, he's doing a stellar job of being a leader for the South Hamilton boys' cross country ...

It’s a RUNaway

WEBSTER CITY - Ensconced in the shadows, Avery Fuhs has already done plenty of running into the light this season.The No. 2 and sometimes even No. 3 option in Webster City's three-pronged single-wing rushing attack, the senior spinback has become a consistent and dangerous weapon between the ...

Cougars too physical for Hawks

MANSON - Winning in the trenches oftentimes leads to winning on the scoreboard.It's simple, really, If you can't block, you can't score. And if you can't score, you can't win.That's a football 101 lesson that was driven home to South Hamilton here Friday night, as the Hawks were out-muscled at ...

Bultena 10th, Lynx boys third at Kuemper Invite

CARROLL - A strong effort from Tyler Bultena and a gap of less than a minute between its first and fourth runners propelled the Webster City boys' cross country team to a third-place finish in Class A at Saturday's Carroll Kuemper Invitational.The five-kilometer course at Swan Lake State Park ...

Lynx come up with just one win at Forest City tourney

FOREST CITY - The Webster City volleyball team suffered through a long day that included just one victory in five matches on Saturday at the Forest City Invitational.The Lynx lone win came over Panorama, 21-13 and 21-15. They dropped matches to a pair of ranked squads - No. 6 (Class 3A) Forest ...

Sizzling Hawks send Saydel packing in 3 sets

JEWELL - Alyssa Hegland began and ended the match with a handy-dandy service ace last night on Coach Jim Marsh Court.What came in between? A whole lot more aces and not many - OK, not any - stressful moments for the South Hamilton volleyball team in its ninth consecutive victory.Line-drive ...

Two unbeatens face off for District 2 lead

WEBSTER CITY - Only 12 of the 56 Class 3A football teams in the state of Iowa made it out of Week 3 unscathed, and two of them will meet tonight at Lynx Field.Unbeaten versus unbeaten. Strength on strength.Which team will blink first?Seventh-ranked Webster City (3-0, 1-0) will welcome ...

SH’s first road test also an opportunity

JEWELL - Coming off back-to-back home games to start the season, the South Hamilton football team will hit the road for the first time looking to earn its first win this evening.The Hawks (0-2, 0-1) will be in Manson to tackle Manson-Northwest Webster (1-2, 0-1) in a Class 1A District 7 ...

Dominant early, Lynx collapse in five-set loss

HAMPTON - Doing 75 miles per hour on a wide-open stretch of interstate without a care in the world, that was the Webster City volleyball team in the opening two sets here Tuesday night.What happened from there? That's the mystery.One thing was evident, however - the wheels fell off. Quickly and ...

Hawks run win streak to 8 with sweep

JEWELL - Down its most experienced setter, the South Hamilton volleyball team's offense wasn't always smooth, but still effective enough to keep its winning streak intact Tuesday night on Coach Jim Marsh Court.Starting setter Alissa Moss was forced to watch because of a sprained ankle, but ...

Nelson takes charge, leads Lynx boys to fifth at Ballard

HUXLEY - Trey Nelson isn't the type of runner that is going to sit back and let a race come to him.He only knows one way to go - on the attack. And, so far at least, it's paid off pretty well.With a striking similarity to the way he took off near the front of the field at the Lynx Invitational ...

Lynx girls lack surge, get swallowed up at Ballard Invitational

HUXLEY - A loaded field of talented teams and individuals took no mercy on those that couldn't keep up with the fast pace on the five-kilometer course at the hilly and always challenging Ballard Country Club Monday afternoon.The Webster City girls' cross country team didn't exactly run a poor ...

THEY’RE FOR REAL! Hawks win a second title

DES MOINES - What's better than winning a cross country meet team championship? Winning back-to-back titles, of course.Not bad, Hawks.On the heels of taking down the field at last Thursday's Greene County Invitational, the 11th-ranked (Class 1A) South Hamilton boys' squad matched that golden ...

COMPLETE 180

CARROLL - Quitting was never an option.Not after they were embarrassed by Gilbert. Not after they were thoroughly dominated by Clear Lake. Not even after they watched Carroll slice and dice the defense apart.Instead, they went back to work. And, my oh my, look at them now.At 0-3 through three ...

Myers more than holding his own as Iowa starter

Boone Myers was heaped with the greatest praise that an offensive lineman can receive on Saturday as he pushed, pulled, shoved, slapped and whatever else he could do to gain an advantage in the trenches at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames.What was that praise? Silence.When you think about it, that's ...

Santi scores four TD’s, No. 6 Madrid blanks Hawks

JEWELL - Speed. Strength. Athleticism. The trifecta for success on the football field.And Madrid has them all in droves.South Hamilton learned just how talented the sixth-ranked Tigers are Friday night at Taylor Field, as the visitors entered the hostile environment and dominated from the ...

Lynx put it all together at home invite, place second

WEBSTER CITY - Consistency and confidence did wonders for the Webster City volleyball team at its own Lynx Invitational on Saturday.With both in their back pocket, the Lynx cruised to four wins and a runner-up finish in the six-team round-robin format.WCHS (6-8) swept Southeast Valley (21-7, ...