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There are a lot of advantages when it comes to competing at home, especially in the postseason. The most crucial edge is a sizable, often friendly crowd, complemented with familiar settings and the lack of travel time. The Webster City wrestling team enjoyed those comforts and then some on ...

South Hamilton’s Remsburg clinches state bid

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OGDEN — Compared to previous years, where wrestlers have to battle through two rounds of postseason tournament action, a grappler just needs to shine bright on one. South Hamilton junior Keyton Remsburg had a stellar run at the IHSAA Class 1A-District 7 Tournament, held on Saturday at the ...

No. 2 Lions top Lynx boys

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CLEAR LAKE — Billed as a prize fight between two North Central Conference contenders, the game itself proved to be a one-sided affair. Unfortunately, it was the Webster City boys’ basketball team who came on the wrong side of the bout, falling to No. 2 Clear Lake in a 64-46 final score ...

Lynx girls take regular-season finale

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PERRY — With the regional tournament looming ahead, it’s time for teams to either continue riding on momentum or to seize it. The Webster City girls’ basketball team made the best of their opportunity, fending off Perry with a 56-51 final score this past Friday night at the Perry High ...

Kuemper tops Hawks in regular-season finale

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CARROLL — The road that the South Hamilton boys’ basketball team has been on as of late has been a rocky one. In their regular season finale, the Hawks ran into trouble against Kuemper Catholic before coming up short in an 83-71 nonconference result last Thursday at the KHS Gym. Despite ...

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This weekend, a vast multitude of high school wrestling athletes, coaches and fans will travel near and far for the assortment of district meets. In previous years, most wrestlers, coaching staffs and supporters would travel twice over the span of two weekends, before potentially seeing ...