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Lynx strength of schedule shows up in AP poll

WEBSTER CITY — The latest Associated Press prep football poll just goes to show the difficulty of Webster City’s early-season schedule. Sitting at 1-2, the Lynx have dropped non-district games to Humboldt (3-0) and Waverly-Shell Rock (3-0), both of which are ranked No. 4 in their ...

GLASS IS HALF FULL

WEBSTER CITY — Ty McKinney wants to win just as much as he wants to breathe, and yet the Webster City junior spinback was able to see the bigger picture after he spent 48 minutes being a personal tackling dummy for seventh-ranked (Class 4A) Waverly-Shell Rock at Lynx Field Friday ...

WEEK 3 ON THE WEBSTER CITY SIDELINE

YEP, NEWSOM IS DI: I was interested in getting an up-close look at Waverly-Shell Rock running back/linebacker Asa Newsom on Friday and he didn’t disappoint. Newsom, a 3-star recruit at linebacker according to Rivals, has scholarship offers from Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri and Kansas State, ...

TROJANS’ HART-BEAT HAS HIS WAY WITH HAWKS

STATE CENTER — Payton Hart was a threat with his arm and his feet Friday night and there wasn’t much South Hamilton could do to contain him. The result? The West Marshall junior quarterback had himself a fun time. Hart completed 4 of 8 passes for 154 yards with a touchdown — his ...

Lynx know No. 7 W-SR will be formidable

WEBSTER CITY — In this instance, the hope is that the numbers really do lie. Because if they don’t? Ooh boy, now you’re looking at a mountain the size of Everest that has to be climbed without an oxygen mask in sight. Seventh-ranked (Class 4A) Waverly-Shell Rock (2-0), which will ...

Hawks look to learn from loss

JEWELL — South Hamilton head football coach Corey Klemp just chuckled because of course he hadn’t thought about it. He’s never delved too deep into numbers and trends, so why would he start now? Still, he was moderately impressed. After dropping a 20-6 decision to South Hardin last ...