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Hawks even record at 8-8 with wins over CMB, South Hardin

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BAXTER - A balanced offense enabled the South Hamilton boys' basketball team to start hot and never let up in a 74-49 rocking of Heart of Iowa Conference rival CMB here Friday night.The Hawks (7-8, 6-6 HOIC) were able to avenge a 59-57 loss to the Raiders (2-14, 2-11) on Dec. 15 by putting four ...

Hawks’ Peters wins more gold, now 41-1 on season

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POCAHONTAS - South Hamilton sent four wrestlers to the finals and brought home one gold medal and five top-three finishes from Saturday's Lynn Moody Invite, which was hosted by Pocahontas Area.The solid performance slotted the Hawks into sixth place in the team standings with 123 points. ...

TRIPLE THREAT

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WEBSTER CITY - Nobody has been more frustrated with Landon Daniels' 3-point shooting than Landon Daniels himself. But with a couple flicks of the wrist, the form and his smile returned last night.Content to defend and pass for much of the season, Webster City's senior guard went on the ...

No. 7 Bulldogs too many weapons for Lynx

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WEBSTER CITY - Jordan Prantner carries a hefty-sized bull's-eye on her back whenever she enters a hostile gymnasium.But seventh-ranked (Class 3A) Hampton-Dumont is a lot more than just one player. Try to take Prantner away and others simply step to the forefront.With Webster City doing ...

CLOSE TO PERFECTION

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STORY CITY - Records are meant to be broken, even if it makes a coach feel uncomfortable as he watches it happen.Webster City wrestling coach Chad Hisler tried to downplay his team's 81-0 destruction of former North Central Conference rival Eagle Grove here Tuesday night; he's not one to show ...

Slow starts to each half doom Hawk girls against Gilbert

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JEWELL - Low scoring outputs at the start of each half prevented the South Hamilton girls' basketball team from putting together a real challenge against Heart of Iowa Conference rival Gilbert on Coach Jim Marsh Court Tuesday evening.The Tigers (11-6, 11-2 HOIC) outscored South Hamilton 21-11 ...

Tigers shoot lights out; Hill leads SH boys

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JEWELL - A scintillating shooting performance by Gilbert on Coach Jim Marsh Court here Tuesday night enabled the Tigers to remain alone atop the Heart of Iowa Conference boys' basketball standings.Gilbert (12-2, 10-2 HOIC) connected on 67 percent of its shots (34 of 51) and knocked down 74 ...

WELCOME TO THE GOLD CLUB

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HAMPTON - He never slows down. He never rests. He never gives an opponent even a millisecond to breathe.Welcome to the world of tangling with Drake Doolittle, and good luck. You're going to need it.Webster City's fifth-ranked (Class 2A) 113-pound freshman cemented himself as a state title ...

All 14 Lynx place in top 6, team second behind Cowboys

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HAMPTON - All 14 wrestlers in the top six. Eight among the best three at their weights. Six finalists. Four champions.Did Webster City represent itself well at Saturday's 49th annual North Central Conference tournament? You better believe it.With a point total that would have been good enough ...

Defensive-minded Lynx boys throttle Cowboys

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CLARION - Marty McKinney prefers his teams play man-to-man defense, he always has and he probably always will.But he's not so stuck in his ways that he refuses to budge. Clarion-Goldfield-Dows probably wishes he was a curmudgeon.After giving up 17 first-quarter points to the Cowboys, North ...

Struggling WCHS girls drop third straight game

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CLARION - Nightmare - that's the only word that Webster City girls' head basketball coach Nicole Muhlenbruch could conjure up to convey her thoughts on Friday night's North Central Conference showdown with Clarion-Goldfield-Dows.And she never saw it coming.Focused on the task at hand prior to ...

South Hamilton Basketball Briefs

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Klemp, Hill lead Hawks to one-point winJEFFERSON - Logan Klemp and Collin Hill both produced a double-double, as they led South Hamilton to a nail-biting 55-54 victory over Green County in a Heart of Iowa Conference boys' basketball clash here on Friday.South Hamilton (6-7, 5-5 HOIC) led by 11 ...

Easier said than done

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OGDEN - The scoreboard told a story, one that was probably expected here last night. A different tale was weaved on the mat though and proved that the score can sometimes be a bit misleading.South Hamilton may have been overmatched against ninth-ranked (Class 2A) Webster City, but the Hawks ...

CGD team to beat at Saturday’s NCC tournament

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WEBSTER CITY - What you think will happen and what actually happens are always two separate things when the North Central Conference wrestling programs get together for their annual tournament.Grapplers bump up or down weight classes. Upsets happen. Teams make unexpected surges.So while ...

No. 9 G-R fends off pesky Hawks in 2nd half

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JEWELL - Joe Smoldt took two dribbles between three defenders, went airborne and heaved a three-quarter court shot toward his bucket as the horn sounded to end the first half here Tuesday night.Right on line, the prayer came within an inch of being answered, but instead bounced off the front of ...

Bucket, Hawks not friends again in loss to Rebels

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JEWELL - The rims that sit 10 feet above Coach Jim Marsh Court have been nothing but unfriendly to the South Hamilton girls' basketball team this winter and, at this point in the relationship, the Hawks are ready to date other rims.Hawks' head coach Tony Woodall would personally replace the ...

Lynx reach 10 wins by clamping down on Cadets

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WEBSTER CITY - Behind a suffocating defense, particularly in the third quarter, the North Central Conference-leading Webster City boys' basketball team stayed perfect amongst its league brethren inside its home gymnasium Tuesday night.The Lynx limited Iowa Falls-Alden to 30 percent shooting ...

Cadets rely on duo to hand Lynx girls a 53-47 loss

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WEBSTER CITY - Still within shouting distance of the top of the North Central Conference standings when the night began, the Webster City girls' basketball team suffered its most disappointing loss of the season Tuesday night.A 27 percent shooting performance (17 of 62) and an inability to ...