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FUN IN THE SUN

NEVADA — There’s a reason why eighth grader Makena Galetich, and freshmen Kate Barkema and Zoey Duns are on South Hamilton’s varsity softball roster. Will they make mistakes and, at times, make head coach Harry McMaken want to rip the hair right out of his beard? Of course, that’s what ...

Lynx stay on attack, thump third straight foe

ALGONA — Offensive surges aren’t uncommon on the baseball diamond, but Webster City is currently riding a wave that is bigger than any in recent memory. And it’s not just one, two, three or even four players that are doing the brunt of the damage. It’s up and down the ...

Balderas, Feighner lead Hawks to sweep of Cubs

NEVADA — South Hamilton swept a Heart of Iowa Conference doubleheader from Nevada Monday night and upped its current win streak to three games. And the bottom of the Hawks’ order was a big reason why they sailed through the twinbill with relative ease. Elijah Balderas went 4 for 5 ...

Lynx feast on mistakes, thump Bulldogs in 6

WEBSTER CITY — Give Webster City an inch and it will take a mile. Translated into baseball terms — give the Lynx an extra out and prepare to pay the consequences. Hampton-Dumont/CAL struggled mightily defensively with five errors Friday night at Lynx Field, and WCHS was more than happy ...

YOUNG AND ROLLING

JEWELL — Don’t look know, but the youthful South Hamilton softball team is generating confidence each and every time it steps onto the diamond. The Hawks capped a strong week on Friday by winning their third straight game and taking down arguably their biggest rival, Roland-Story, in the ...

‘Funny game’ of baseball goes Hawks way against Norse

JEWELL — Kyle Galetich is going to go ahead and chalk this one up to the idea that baseball is a funny game. And this time, he was actually chuckling. Just one night after his South Hamilton team was thumped by previously winless Greene County, 13-2, the Hawks put together arguably their ...