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No. 8 Dons continue to dismantle the ISC, this time Trojans turn

BLAIRSBURG - Northeast Hamilton became just the latest Iowa Star Conference baseball team to feel the wrath of the Don Bosco bats Monday evening.The Trojans won't be the last either.Behind nine hits and back-to-back six-run innings in the third and fourth, No. 8-ranked (Class 1A) Don Bosco ...

Rampage clinch SPFL No.2 seed by beating Hawgs

BLAIRSBURG - One play from the 1-yard line with no time left on the clock - that's what it came down to during the tense final moments of Saturday's Southern Plains Football League showdown.Someone was going to blink.And it wasn't the Midwest Rampage.With the No. 2 seed for the upcoming ...

SH softball rallies once, can’t twice in HOIC loss

JEWELL - Unpredictable down to the final pitch, the South Hamilton softball players were forced to ride a roller coaster of emotions throughout Wednesday night's extra-inning contest at the Mike Penning Athletic Complex.The Hawks were riding high early, in a hole in the seventh, back on top ...

Hawks come up empty in clutch, fall to Comets

JEWELL - Numerous scoring opportunities fell by the wayside and so did South Hamilton's chances of winning its second Heart of Iowa Conference baseball game Wednesday night at the Mike Penning Athletic Complex.North Polk did the better job of capitalizing and the Comets pulled away late to ...

’Cats get walk-off RBI double from No. 9 stick

HUMBOLDT - Gabbi Hoversten did her job in the pitcher's circle, but the bats didn't reciprocate in a North Central Conference softball loss for Webster City here on Wednesday.The usually explosive Lynx offense was kept in check by Humboldt sophomore pitcher Avery Terwilliger, who tossed a ...

WCHS skid reaches 9 games against Humboldt

HUMBOLDT - The growing pains continued to mount for the Webster City baseball team here Wednesday night in a North Central Conference setback.With underclassmen filling the majority of the positions by game's end, the Lynx were unable to overcome eight errors in a 9-3 loss to Humboldt.The ...

Clarksville secures first win of season at expense of Trojans

CLARKSVILLE - A run in the bottom of seventh inning gave the Clarksville baseball team the chance to celebrate for the first time this season and it came at the expense of Iowa Star Conference rival Northeast Hamilton Wednesday evening.The previously winless Indians (1-9, 1-5 ISC) trailed 3-0 ...

Saydel southpaw has Lynx number again

WEBSTER CITY - Devin Porter probably wishes he could pitch against Webster City at least once a week.The Lynx would be happy if they never watched Porter toe the rubber again. Saydel's sophomore southpaw has not only dominated WCHS, but he's in the batters' heads, too.With a solid fastball and ...

Swon, Ferrell place 32nd at co-ed state golf tourney

WEBSTER CITY - Seniors Shannon Swon and John Ferrell represented Webster City at the Class 2A co-ed state golf tournament, held once again at Briggs Woods Golf Course, on Tuesday.The Lynx duo posted a 90 in the alternate shot format to place 32nd in the large-school field. Waukee's Paige Seiser ...

Myers, Highland lead Lynx softball to NCC win

WEBSTER CITY - Another efficient performance at the plate Monday night at Lynx Field kept the Webster City softball team just one game out of the lead in the race for the North Central Conference crown.WCHS (6-5, 4-1 NCC) blasted 15 hits and jumped ahead early en route to a decisive 11-5 ...

Bulldogs keep Lynx baseball stuck in neutral

WEBSTER CITY - The Webster City baseball team continued to show improvements in all phases of the game, yet still came up empty Monday evening at Lynx Field.Algona scored two runs in the fourth inning to move ahead for good, and added two more in the sixth and an additional two in the seventh ...

Hawk girls live, die by long ball against Norse

JEWELL - Roland-Story freshman Sydney Mathis got the better of South Hamilton in the pitcher's circle and at the plate Monday evening at the Mike Penning Athletic Complex.Mathis earned the victory and blasted a pair of solo home runs - the second one the game-winner - to lead the Norse to a 5-4 ...

Hawks rally to tie game, R-S wins it in 7th

JEWELL - South Hamilton's valiant comeback was all for naught, as Roland-Story provided the final dagger in the top of the seventh inning in a Heart of Iowa Conference baseball game at the Mike Penning Athletic Complex on Monday.Jerald Fritz smacked a base hit and eventually scored the go-ahead ...

Trojans pay the price for errors in 18-16 loss to Royals

BLAIRSBURG - Northeast Hamilton collected 11 hits, but also made 15 errors in a wild 18-16 Iowa Star Conference loss to Colo-NESCO here on Monday."When you have 15 errors, without that coming down you're not going to win very many games," NEH head coach Chace Pruismann said.The two teams ...

PICKED OFF

WEBSTER CITY - Cole Reed is going to haunt the dreams of quarterback Ben Jass and, really, every member of the Midwest Rampage for quite a while.Reed is the main reason why the Rampage now has a blemish on its 2015 record. Reed is the main reason why Webster City's minor league football ...

Hahne takes the Late Model checkers on home track

WEBSTER CITY - Drivers at the Hamilton County Speedway outraced Mother Nature Saturday night, as track officials hurried to get the race program completed before the rain arrived.Hobby Stock driver Randy Embrey notched his second victory of the season with a next-to-the-last lap pass over ...

Lynx feisty, but late rally comes up short vs. Dons

STORY CITY - Mark Fisher's ball club might still be strapped with a goose egg in the win column, but it's not because of a lack of effort.The youthful and feisty Webster City baseball team - starting two freshmen and two sophomores with plenty more baby faces in the dugout - nearly pulled of an ...

Hawks break out big lumber, outscore foes 33-3 to win Hudson tourney

HUDSON - Dominant from the first swing to the final out, South Hamilton rolled to three victories and the championship at Saturday's Hudson Tournament.On the strength of 30 hits - 13 of them went for extra bases, including three home runs - the Hawks outscored their foes 33-3."All around it was ...

Lynx struggle at plate, go 1-2 at B-F tourney

BONDURANT - An inconsistent day at the plate pushed Webster City to the backside of the bracket, and the Lynx finished 1-2 at the Bondurant-Farrar Tournament.Still playing without senior slugger Mikaleh McCoy, who is also the team's No. 1 pitcher, the Lynx dropped contests to Heart of Iowa ...

Hawks whiff against CMB, Ogden; beat CGD on walk-off HR by Griffin

COLLINS - South Dakota State recruit Brady Stover had South Hamilton's number here on Friday, as the CMB senior pitcher twirled a one-hitter in a 10-0, 6-inning victory for the Raiders.With an over-powering fastball, Stover, who committed to South Dakota State earlier in the week, fanned 13 ...