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No. 4 Gaels throttle Lynx, stay perfect in NCC

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WEBSTER CITY - In hindsight, perhaps a rainout wouldn't have been the worst thing in the world.While most of the state's prep teams said uncle to Mother Nature and took the night off on Wednesday, the Webster City softball team was on the field and looking to upset fourth-ranked (Class 2A) and ...

Recent success works against WCHS baseball

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WEBSTER CITY - It's said that winning cures all, but it can also mask a lot of vulnerabilities.That's why Webster City baseball coach Mark Fisher is always teaching. Regardless of the outcome, there are always lessons to learn.With a recent string of successes in its back pocket, WCHS took a ...

Trojans lace 17 hits, blister ISC rival Tripoli, 17-2

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BLAIRSBURG - Northeast Hamilton got its bats rolling early and never let up in a 17-2, 4-inning thumping of Iowa Star Conference rival Tripoli here yesterday evening.Eight Trojans rattled off hits and seven contributed multiple hits."We definitely came to play," NEH head coach Chace Pruismann ...

Power play by Olson helps Hawks top Gilbert

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GILBERT - Ronnie Olson took the lead for South Hamilton's explosive offense last night in a 7-2 Heart of Iowa Conference victory over Gilbert.The sophomore slugger bashed a second-inning solo home run to go along with two doubles and two RBI, as the Hawks finished off a sweep of the two-game ...

Down big, Hawks make Rams work for win

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JEWELL - South Hamilton hasn't had much success on the baseball diamond this season, but give the Hawks credit for one thing - they don't give up.Ever.Long innings in the field and sizable deficits never seem to bother rookie head coach Kyle Galetich's club, and that continued to be the case ...

Big first inning lifts No. 4 Rams past Hawks

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JEWELL - No outs, one out, two outs - it doesn't matter. Greene County's explosive offense can erupt at any time.South Hamilton sophomore pitcher Ady Wintermote knows that now.Wintermote seemed to be in a groove in the first inning Monday night at the Mike Penning Athletic Complex, as she ...

Halko, the ace up Lynx sleeve, beats No. 10 Bulldogs

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HAMPTON - Daniel Halko just wants one question answered: Who's next?With his confidence level at an all-time high, the Webster City senior pitcher must feel like he could take down any team in the state after his latest gem here Monday night.Coming off a complete-game victory over then No. ...

Nerland’s HR assault continues in Lynx win

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HAMPTON - As long as pitchers continue to challenge Webster City freshman slugger Cassidy Nerland, she'll continue to blast the softball into orbit.It's worked pretty well so far for her this summer.Nerland cranked her fourth home run in the last eight games - her seventh of the season - on ...

SH teacher, coach arrested for being under the influence

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WEBSTER CITY - Daniel Todd Brodie, a secondary social studies teacher and the head wrestling and girls' track coach at South Hamilton High School, was arrested for operating while under the influence, first offense, Saturday night in Hamilton County.Brodie was also charged with speeding and ...

Rampage make another late stand, improve to 6-1

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LAKE BENTON, MINN. - Playing with roughly half its roster in a meaningless game hours from home on a hot and muggy afternoon, it would have been easy for the Midwest Rampage to phone it in here on Saturday.The No. 2 seed for the Southern Plains Football League playoffs was already wrapped up. ...

Fast start carries Hawks past No. 1 AGWSR

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ROLAND - Top-ranked (Class 1A) AGWSR elected to gamble, but had its bluff called and lost as the sun began to dip during the late stages of the Roland Kiwanis Tournament Saturday evening.A fast start fueled plenty of momentum that carried South Hamilton to the upset victory.With Cougars' ...

Lynx go 1-3, place 14th at FD Invite

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FORT DODGE - A 14th-place finish in the 16-team Fort Dodge Invitational wasn't exactly what the Webster City softball team had in mind when the tournament got underway from the Rogers Sports Complex on Friday, but the difficulty of the field had a lot to do with the Lynx 1-3 record.WCHS (9-14) ...

Hawks get better of slugfest with Tigerhawks

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COLFAX - Up by eight runs early on, the South Hamilton baseball team was forced to hang on late and then win in extra innings in a Heart of Iowa Conference clash here Friday night.Colfax-Mingo overcame the big deficit, and another four-run hill in the bottom of the sixth inning to draw even, ...

Trojans blow big lead, fall to ISC rival Red Raiders

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DUNKERTON - A nightmare bottom of the seventh inning that featured two walks, an error, a balk and a wild pitch sent Northeast Hamilton home frustrated following another Iowa Star Conference baseball loss here on Friday.Trailing 9-5 entering its final at bat, Dunkerton used the Trojans' hiccups ...

PCM goes yard twice, doubles up Hawks

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JEWELL - South Hamilton Nos. 2 and 3 hitters Ady Wintermote and Alyssa Hegland had their way with Prairie City-Monroe all-Heart of Iowa Conference southpaw pitcher Rachel Freland Wednesday night at the Mike Penning Athletic Complex.The rest of the Hawks? Not so much.Wintermote and Hegland went ...

SH baseball struggles at plate, falls by 9 runs

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JEWELL - A lack of execution at the plate led to few scoring chances for the South Hamilton baseball team Wednesday night at the Mike Penning Athletic Complex.The Hawks needed to be at their best, too.Prairie City-Monroe had three big innings and rolled to an 11-2 Heart of Iowa Conference ...

Rapp fans 13, Trojans end drought vs. CAL

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BLAIRSBURG - Northeast Hamilton called upon its rookie pitching ace to end a 16-day drought and he obliged here Wednesday evening.Nate Rapp, a right-handed eighth-grade pitcher, sparkled on the mound in a complete-game shutout, as the Trojans stopped a six-game skid with a 7-0 win over Iowa ...

Zahn cranks HR, drives in 5; Lynx win streak reaches three games

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CLARION - Letdown? What letdown?Coming off a season-defining 7-3 victory over second-ranked (Class 2A) Clear Lake on Tuesday, the Webster City baseball team wanted to make sure it wasn't still in a celebratory mood when it stepped onto the diamond here Wednesday night.That clearly wasn't the ...