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Stumble costs Hawks in 4×800, Fisher takes 15th in 400

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DES MOINES - Logan Peters was right in the thick of a closely-bunched race when the unthinkable happened, and that's all it took to throw the South Hamilton freshman and his teammates off stride for good.Eyeing a season's best performance in the 4x800-meter relay, one misstep on the opening leg ...

Lynx to face mini state tourney at today’s 3A district meet

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WEBSTER CITY - It's not the state tournament, it will only feel like it.The pressure will be high and the scores will likely be low today when four of the top five ranked boys' golf teams in Class 3A go to battle at a district tournament at the Ames Golf and Country Club.The top two teams will ...

Lampman, Wood fourth at 1A girls’ tennis regional

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The Webster City doubles team of Courtney Lampman and Rihanna Wood went 2-2 and placed fourth at a Class 1A girls' regional tennis tournament yesterday in Waterloo.The tandem won a pair of matches in straight sets to reach the semifinals. Top-seeded Lauren McManus and Taylor Hogan of Waterloo ...

Arbaugh scores hat trick, Lynx girls blank Boone

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WEBSTER CITY - The emergence of Jenna Arbaugh as a scoring threat continued to blossom on the pitch at Lynx Field Thursday night, as she helped propel the Webster City girls' soccer team to a second consecutive victory.Arbaugh's first career hat trick was more than enough to carry the Lynx to a ...

Complete effort carries Lynx past GHV

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WEBSTER CITY - Jenna Arbaugh made the kick - and what a sweet kick it was - but she was the last person inside the stadium to celebrate.Why the delay? Arbaugh was too busy picking herself up off the turf and, besides, she didn't think her shot had a prayer of finding the net."Was that me?" ...

Lynx have medals on their minds, and rightfully so

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WEBSTER CITY - With her soaring early-season heaves that sent her nearly to the top of Class 3A in the shot put, it would probably make sense if Cassidy Nerland had spent the last week preparing for that event and that event only in the lead-up to the state track and field meet.She wants to ...

Pacesetter Peters won’t change tactics at state

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JEWELL - Logan Peters enjoys being a front runner, a pacesetter, whether he's running hills on a golf course or in a continuous oval on a track.Hanging back and coming on at the end simply isn't his style. It never has been and it never will be.That aggressive mentality has served the talented ...

Gaels avenge earlier loss to Lynx on courts

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WEBSTER CITY - The St. Edmond girls' tennis team avenged an earlier loss to Webster City and pushed the Lynx to their third consecutive dual-meet loss at the WCHS courts on Monday.Buoyed by four singles wins, the Gaels held the advantage in doubles as well en route to a 6-3 victory. WCHS ...

Different states represented, fans treated at HCS

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WEBSTER CITY - It was cold and windy as the cars hit the track for the fourth week of racing at the Hamilton County Speedway Saturday night, but it didn't take long for the fans to know they were in for a hot night of dirt-track racing.When the top five spots in the Modified race were claimed ...

GOLDEN GOTCHA

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WEBSTER CITY - In a matter 22 seconds the pendulum had swung, and just like that it was over.From the brink of celebration to the throwing of hands on heads in less time than it takes to sing the ABC Song, that's the fate the members of the Webster City girls' soccer team was dealt on a ...

14 AND COUNTING

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IOWA FALLS - It wasn't always pretty and it didn't always bring out the softer side of head coach Craig Signorin, but the ninth-ranked (Class 2A) Webster City boys' soccer team was able to keep its nearly season-long win streak intact here Friday night.A lethargic first half forced Signorin to ...

Hawks’ Fisher, Peters blue oval bound as individuals

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GRUNDY CENTER - It takes a runner's best - everything he has in the tank - to reach the state meet.Those not willing to lay it on the line need not apply.South Hamilton's Jared Fisher and Logan Peters spent every ounce of energy they had on the track at Grundy Center High School on Thursday and ...

Hawks survive rough round, advance to 2A districts

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CARROLL - At this point in the season, the score doesn't matter. It's all about survival.That's the message that the South Hamilton boys' golf team went with after it struggled, yet still advanced out of Friday's Class 2A sectional meet at the Carroll Country Club.Miserable weather conditions - ...

LIVE TO PUTT ANOTHER DAY

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POLK CITY - Sometimes all you can do is tip your cap to the guy or team next to you and say well done.It's not that second-ranked and reigning state champion Webster City played bad; quite the opposite, in fact. Still, its 18-hole season-low score of 301 was only good enough to place second at ...

Lynx have runners, jumpers and throwers bound for state

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GILBERT - Kenzie Garvey couldn't have picked a better time to bring out her best.Her senior year. Her final chance to reach the state meet as an individual.Book it.A good start sent her to the lead and her flawless execution over the hurdles kept her there, as Garvey gave the Webster City ...

Winning streak reaches 13 for No. 9 Lynx

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WEBSTER CITY - Clear Lake was bound and determined to not get blown out last night at Lynx Field, and the Lions succeeded.But they sacrificed their offense in order to stay competitive.Pushing eight and nine guys back on defense throughout the 80-minute match, Clear Lake kept the score all ...

Peck, doubles teams all win a match at districts

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FORT DODGE - The Webster City boys' tennis team picked up two doubles wins and a victory in singles, but couldn't advance any further during yesterday's Class 1A district tournament hosted by St. Edmond."Our kids competed in every match and had positive attitudes," WCHS head coach Ben Jass ...

Cadets narrowly beat WCHS girls again, 5-4

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WEBSTER CITY - The Webster City girls' tennis team saw its dual-meet record dip to 4-4 yesterday at the WCHS courts after a second 5-4 loss to Iowa Falls-Alden this week.Just like in Tuesday's dual in Iowa Falls, the two teams split the six singles matches and then the Cadets took control by ...

State on the line, it’s go time

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WEBSTER CITY - For one team it's all about picking and choosing its spots. For the other team it's going to be a meet to throw everything against the wall to see just how much can stick.It's now or never.That's the attitude that both Webster City track and field teams take into today's Class 3A ...