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Lynx stay perfect with rout of Bulldogs

HAMPTON — The Webster City girls’ tennis team remained perfect on the season with its second 9-0 rout over Hampton-Dumont/CAL on Monday. But just winning isn’t enough for the Lynx anymore. They want to play their best tennis each time they step on the court, but head coach Mark Fisher ...

Cardinals start fast, Lynx can’t catch up

WEBSTER CITY — Lethargic in the opening minutes, particularly at the defensive end of the pitch, the Webster City boys’ soccer team traveled down the path toward more frustration Monday evening at Lynx Field. Garner-Hayfield/Ventura (6-4) scored on its first two shots of the match ...

Tesdahl a hurdles champ, Lynx sixth at Wildcat Relays

HUMBOLDT — Medal-winning performances didn’t grow on trees for the Webster City girls’ track and field team at the Wildcat Relays on Monday. Talented competition in each event meant the Lynx were forced to pick up small slivers of points where they could en route to a team total of 78 ...

Young and Deppe go 1-2, Hawks best Eagles and Gaels

JEWELL — The South Hamilton girls’ golf team shot a season-low score on its home course and came away victorious in a triangular meet Monday evening. The Hawks’ 212 at the Jewell Golf and Country Club was 25 shots better than runner-up Saydel (237) and 50 stokes better than St. Edmond ...

2021 FOOTBALL SCHEDULES: LYNX ON ROAD FOR FINAL 3 WEEKS, 626 MILES OF TRAVEL

WEBSTER CITY — Prep football schedules for the 2021 and 2022 seasons were released by the Iowa High School Athletic Association Monday morning, as teams all across Iowa got their first looks at the journeys they will embark upon over the next two fall campaigns. Webster City will play four ...

KASCH MONEY

WEBSTER CITY — Leah Kasch couldn’t believe her shot from five yards away was off the mark in the opening moments of the second overtime period Friday evening at Lynx Field. The Webster City senior forward crumpled to her knees and she slapped the turf inside the box with both hands. But ...

Lost Opportunity

WEBSTER CITY — Sweaty and exhausted, several Webster City players took it upon themselves to do sprints near the team bench as fans shuffled out of the stadium Friday night. Lynx head coach Craig Signorin didn’t demand the additional work. The players did what they felt was right; they ...

Lynx tangle with Lake Panorama National, come home winners

PANORA — Lake Panorama National Golf Course has demoralized more than a few golfers over the years and it was a bear as usual as the wind howled around 30 mph on Saturday, but the Webster City boys’ golf team stayed mentally stronger than the other eight teams in the field at the Hal ...

WCHS medals 17 times, claims Pokey Relays title

POCAHONTAS — Six victories and 17 total top-three performances carried the Webster City boys’ track and field team to its second meet victory of the season here Friday night. Humboldt pulling back on the reins helped too. The Lynx spread the wealth — 62 points in individual running ...

Grady breaks Hawks’ discus school record, SH wins team title at B-K

BELMOND — No matter the sport, Mackenzy Grady wears her heart on her sleeve. Happy, sad, mad — whatever the emotion, you know it immediately. She took her level of excitement to new heights on Friday when she became a South Hamilton school record holder at the Bronco Relays. With a spin, ...

LYNX BLANK HDC FOR SECOND TIME ON TENNIS COURTS

WEBSTER CITY — Heath Patterson gave up just one game in his singles rout, as he shepherded the Webster City boys’ tennis team to a quick and painless victory at the Lynx Courts on Friday. “Couldn’t have asked for a better day,” Patterson, the Lynx No. 1 player, said following a 6-0 ...

GIRLS GOLF BRIEFS

CASADY AT TOP OF LEADERBOARD, LYNX AT BOTTOM: Webster City’s Katie Casady topped the field of 17 golfers and brought home the medalist honor from a North Central Conference girls’ triangular at Meadow Hills Golf Course in Iowa Falls on Friday. Casady, the Lynx No. 1 player, carded a 45 ...

Good to be home

WEBSTER CITY — A senior said goodbye to her home track with a gold medal. A freshman announced her presence to the home fans with a pair of gold medals at the Lynx Invite. In some ways, it was the changing of the guard for the Webster City girls’ track and field team yesterday on and ...

Moore, Busch in throws the area’s top finishers at Drake Relays

DES MOINES — Webster City’s JJ Moore and South Hamilton’s Austin Busch have been neck and neck with their performances in the shot put and discus throughout the first month of the track and field season. So it only makes sense that they finished side-by-side at the Drake ...

Lynx own second half, double up Lions on pitch

WEBSTER CITY — Trailing by a goal and feeling the sting of the injury bug at the half yesterday evening at Lynx Field, the Webster City boys’ soccer team responded to the adversity over the final 40 minutes to pull out its second consecutive victory. Four goals in a span of 28 minutes ...

Clear Lake starts quicker, handles Lynx on courts

WEBSTER CITY — A difficult start in singles put the Webster City boys’ tennis team in a hole it was unable to dig out of yesterday afternoon at the Lynx Courts. Clear Lake was better equipped to handle the at times gusty conditions, as the Lions raced out to sizable leads in the ...

GOLF, TRACK BRIEFS

LYNX GOLFERS 6TH AT SPENCER: The Webster City boys’ golf team continued to show consistency at yesterday’s Spencer Invite, it just lacks that one player that can challenge par that would push the team up the leaderboard. The Lynx had five players separated by just two strokes en route ...

LIONS GO LOW

WEBSTER CITY — A one-shot difference from its first dual meet of the season was an encouraging sign for the Webster City girls’ golf team Tuesday afternoon at The Links. There was just one problem — the opponent this time out was a bit more daunting. North Central Conference ...

(CENTRAL IOWA) UNITED INDEED

MAXWELL — Three goals allowed in the final 93 seconds of the first half proved to be disastrous for the Webster City girls’ soccer team here Tuesday night. Central Iowa United — a virtual all-star team comprised of players from Collins-Maxwell, Baxter, Colo-NESCO, West Marshall and ...

Depth gives WCHS the upper hand in road win over Lions

CLEAR LAKE — The card-off may not have gone the Webster City boys’ golf team’s way, but the outcome did swing in the Lynx favor on Tuesday at Veterans Golf Course. Five WCHS players were separated by just three strokes and that balance enabled it to pull out a North Central Conference ...