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Alvayero’s PK pushes Lynx past GHV

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GARNER —The Webster City boys’ soccer team made a foul in the box and subsequent penalty kick stand up and the result was the end of a three-match losing streak here on Tuesday. Jorge Alvayero blasted the penalty kick past Garner-Hayfield/Ventura goalkeeper Landon Dalbeck in the 25th ...

Lynx 0-4 at 1A regional

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WATERLOO — The Webster City girls’ tennis team saw its season end at yesterday’s Class 1A Region 4 singles and doubles tournament hosted by Waterloo Columbus. The Lynx were unable to come up with a victory, but it wasn’t for a lack of effort. The freshman doubles team of Kayley ...

THE CONTENDERS

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JEWELL — Logan Peters quietly chuckled as Quinton Grove shifted uncomfortably from one foot to the other as they stood just inches from one another on the South Hamilton High School track Monday afternoon. Grove, a junior, didn’t want to answer the question, even as Peters prodded him ...

Skartvedt’s confidence at all-time high following late surge

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JEWELL — The middle of April was filled with frustration for Lily Skartvedt, South Hamilton’s senior discus thrower who just couldn’t quite put it all together. The Bengal Relays in Gilbert on April 15: 92 feet, 7 inches. South Hamilton’s own George Abell Hawkette Relays on April ...

Johnson rips off 7 goals, GHV handles Lynx 8-1

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WEBSTER CITY — For the second time in as many meetings this season, Chloe Johnson turned the Webster City defensive zone into her personal playground. After piling up five goals in a victory over the Lynx last month, Johnson, a sophomore, erupted for seven in the second encounter and she ...

Lynx Briefs: Girls Tennis, Boys Soccer

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LYNX GIRLS TENNIS FALLS: Freshmen Kayley Wibholm and Mackenzie Burney had the best performances of their budding careers in the regular season finale for the Webster City girls’ tennis team Monday afternoon in Fort Dodge. The Lynx dropped a dual meet to St. Edmond, 8-1. Wibholm, ...

ELITE 8: Lynx boys pile up state bids

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CHARLES CITY — Chad Hisler didn’t hide his focus on the team championship banner in the days leading up to Friday’s Class 3A State Qualifying Meet. It was important to the Webster City boys’ track and field head coach, and he made sure it was important to his athletes as well. That ...

OWN IT

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WEBSTER CITY — One fluke mishap, that’s all it was. A momentary lapse, an unlucky deflection, no more than two seconds in a match of 4,800 seconds, that’s all it took to undo all of the good that had transpired. And in the end, it decided the match. The Webster City boys’ soccer ...

Hawk golfers survive, advance

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PARKERSBURG — Three scores in the 80s helped put the South Hamilton boys’ golf team in contention to advance out of Friday’s Class 2A sectional tournament at Legend Trail Golf Club. The Hawks posted a 358 and placed third, which was good enough to move on to this Friday’s district ...

Briefs: Lynx girls soccer, girls and boys tennis

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CADETS HANDLE LYNX, 6-1: Iowa Falls-Alden scored four goals in the first half and rolled to a 6-1 victory over Webster City in a girls’ soccer match Friday evening in Iowa Falls. Alyssa Boomsa and Emma Olberding both scored two first-half goals for the Cadets (6-6). Autumn Schott and Gabs ...

Ferrell 2nd, advances to districts

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ORANGE CITY — All links-style golf courses hope to give players a hint of what it might feel like to play in a British Open, and some are more successful than others. But with temperatures only slightly above freezing at tee time and whipping winds that howled close to 30 mph, Landsmeer ...

Lynx unable to scratch out a match against Cadets

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IOWA FALLS — The Iowa Falls-Alden girls’ tennis team wrapped up a 9-1 regular season by earning a second 9-0 win of the season over Webster City here yesterday evening. The Cadets stormed through the three doubles matches — played at the start of the meet — without giving up more ...

Lynx boys among the favorites at 3A qualifier

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WEBSTER CITY — The name — Class 3A State Qualifying Meet — speaks for itself, the goals pretty self-explanatory. Pushing as many individuals and relays through to next week’s state meet will be at the top of the wish list of all eight teams at today’s state qualifier that will ...

Once the hunted, Hawks’ 4×800 now the hunter

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JEWELL — For the better part of the spring season, the Class 2A boys’ 4x800-meter relay outlook has gone something like this: South Hamilton ... and then everyone else. That’s how it has felt anyway. The Hawks were the lone 2A squad to reach the Drake Relays and they’ve sat atop the ...

STATE CHAMPS x 3

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JEWELL — The legend of the lucky baton began more than 15 years ago with Becca Swalla, who left a thumb print on the stick that has been passed down through the South Hamilton middle school track and field ranks. Swalla is something of a folk hero to this generation of budding Hawks. ...

Ferrell rules NCC with even-par 72

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MASON CITY — The sting of not reaching his goals a season ago, namely a spot in the Class 3A state tournament and a run at a title, have kept Nathan Ferrell awake at night from time to time over the past 12 months. Golf is his sport, his passion. And ever since that missed opportunity ...

Lynx 8th at league tournament

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FORT DODGE — Humboldt put three players on the first page of the leaderboard and putted its way to a North Central Conference girls’ golf title at the Fort Dodge Country Club on Monday. The Wildcats posted a 350 to finish 18 shots clear of runner-up Clear Lake (368). Hampton-Dumont (409) ...

WCHS closes out regular season with 9-0 loss to Cadets

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IOWA FALLS — The Webster City boys’ tennis team wrapped up its regular season with a 9-0 loss to Iowa Falls-Alden Monday afternoon. Heath Patterson gave WCHS (0-8) its best shot at a singles victory, as he fought the Cadets’ Alex Geitz to an 8-5 decision in the No. 2 match. But IF-A ...