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Hawks stun West Hancock, will square off with Dunkerton

BRITT — Even though the end of the regular season was not optimal for the South Hamilton boys’ basketball team, the Hawks may have been battle tested enough to make a run through the Iowa High School Athletic Association’s Class 1A-District 3 tournament. This past week, the Hawks made ...

DOUBLE PLAY

DES MOINES — CJ Hisler and Carson Doolittle are back in the state semifinals, but chasing a team trophy remains at the forefront of both of their minds. In his final season on the mat, Webster City’s Hisler (195 pounds) has officially reached the medal round. The same goes for Doolittle, ...

Lynx girls hang tough before bowing out

FORT DODGE — When a season comes to an end, whatever the sport may be, feelings can range from bittersweet to optimistic. A team could bid farewell to its senior leadership, and look forward to the future. The Webster City girls’ basketball team had to go through those sentiments, as the ...

FOUR QUARTERS

DES MOINES — Webster City may have four highly-ranked individuals, but pushing for team hardware is their main concern. After four first-round byes on Wednesday at the state wrestling tournament, the Lynx used four bonus-point victories to advance to the quarterfinals. Top-seed Carson ...

Algona spoils WC’s Senior Night

Every season, a high school athletics team will recognize its senior leadership for their contributions to the program. For a few moments’ time, the senior — with their parents or guardians alongside them — stands front and center with a quick biography of what they have done, their ...

Madrid shocks Hawks in regional quarters

JEWELL — Going into the final weekend of January, the South Hamilton girls’ basketball team was riding high with a 14-2 record, a Heart of Iowa Athletic Conference crown in their sights and the ability to host several games in the regional tournament. Following the costly injury of junior ...