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HAWKS RUN INTO HOT BAT, RIGHT ARM OF FABER

STORY CITY — Carter Hewitt had faith right up until the final pitch, that’s how confident the South Hamilton senior was in his team, the program’s best in a generation, Saturday night at Norsemen Field. “From the bottom of my heart, I thought we were going to claw back and win it,” ...

LYNX, THIS HAS BEEN A SUMMER THAT I WON’T EVER FORGET

It wasn’t my idea, that credit goes to Meredith Bargfrede when she sent me a text about an hour after the Webster City softball team wrapped up its first North Central Conference championship since 2013 on the last night of June. Wouldn’t it be great to get both teams together for a ...

DON’T BE BLUE … HAWKS PREVAIL!

STORY CITY — The moment wasn’t too big for South Hamilton junior Tanner Blue Tuesday evening at Norsemen Field. And all of those stereotypes that No. 9 hitters who play right field have to constantly deal with? He struck a blow to those too. A .380 hitter on the season, Blue isn’t ...

It’s an arms race and WCHS is winning

WEBSTER CITY — The Dude. The Bulldog. The Under-Appreciated. And the Whip. Individually, each one is a potential ace of any pitching staff. Together, they give sixth-ranked (Class 3A) Webster City a massive advantage in the always-challenging baseball arms race. Pitching guru and WCHS ...

CHAMPS FLOOD THE 1ST TEAM

WEBSTER CITY — Coming off a season that produced a North Central Conference championship for the first time in eight seasons, the Webster City softball team feasted on the postseason honors that were announced on Monday. The Lynx, who dominated the league landscape all season en route to ...