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THURSDAY BRIEFS: HAWK HOOPS AND WRESTLING, ATTENDANCE NOTICE

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GALETICH SCORES 14 IN HAWKS’ WIN: The South Hamilton girls’ basketball team turned up the defensive intensity and stymied St. Edmond for a 36-27 non-conference victory Thursday night in Fort Dodge. The Hawks (2-4) outscored St. Edmond 12-7 over the final eight minutes to pull ...

LYNX KICK JUST ENOUGH RUST OFF TO EDGE ’DOGS

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WEBSTER CITY — Mary McKinney wasn’t overly optimistic when he walked onto the floor for his team’s first game of the season Tuesday night. Did he expect to win? Of course. But did he expect it to be a struggle? Of course again. That’s what happens when a team sits stagnant for ...

Late FT woes cost WCHS girls upset over No. 15 HDC

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WEBSTER CITY — A signature early-season victory was offered up for free Tuesday night, but for whatever reason the Webster City girls’ basketball team was unable to tuck and run. The free part came at the line where WCHS struggled mightily, particularly down the stretch, and it allowed ...

Cubs the aggressors, hand Hawks first HOIC loss

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NEVADA — The offensive woes that South Hamilton experienced in its previous two games were corrected for the most part here Tuesday night. But another problem arose, this time at the other end of the floor. Nevada attacked the lane repeatedly and either scored from close range or kicked ...

SH girls unable to solve Cubs’ height advantage, fall by 19

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NEVADA — Nevada hasn’t had a lot of success outside of the Heart of Iowa Conference during the early stages of the season. The Cubs have been a tough out for league foes though. Nevada’s perfect run through the HOIC continued on Tuesday, as the Cubs racked up 19 steals and forced 32 ...

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

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WEBSTER CITY — Chase Rattenborg has a slight grin on his face and a chuckle escapes his mouth as allows himself to drift back to that chilly February afternoon in Algona 305 days ago. They’re both coping mechanisms, necessary for him to talk about a day that held so much promise and yet ...

Fundraising under way for Wehrheim Park basketball court project

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WEBSTER CITY — What began in February is closer to fruition, as fundraising for the Wehrheim Park basketball court project is currently under way. Anyone wishing to help the project can mail or drop off their donations, and organizers Jama Hisler and Meredith Bargfrede say all donors will ...

REALITY CHECK

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JEWELL — It was quite the conundrum South Hamilton faced in the third quarter Friday night. Shots weren’t falling. At all. Consequently, nobody wanted to take shots because the rims were being so unkind. The Hawks were stuck. And what began at the opening tip lasted through the final ...

Hawks crown 5 champs at CS Round Robin Tourney

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MANLY — Five champions and two silver medal showings powered the South Hamilton wrestling team to a runner-up finish here at Saturday’s Central Springs Round Robin Tournament. The Hawks’ nine grapplers combined to compile 56 team points, trailing only team champion and host Central ...

HERE. WE. GO.

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WEBSTER CITY — Relief. Excitement. Trepidation. Take your pick, they all work. Webster City’s three winter sports head coaches — Nicole Muhlenbruch, Marty McKinney and Chad Hisler — experienced a wave of emotions on Wednesday when it was announced that the school would be returning ...

Hawks’ hammers go to work in dual wins

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JEWELL — All of the hammers were in the lineup for South Hamilton last night, and they went to work. Six wrestlers went 2-0 and 10 of the 11 in the lineup won at least once, as the Hawks opened their dual season with a pair of victories. South Hamilton prevailed in its Heart of Iowa ...

THEFT IN PROGRESS

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JEWELL — Greene County was the blood in the water, and South Hamilton freshman Makena Galetich was the biggest great white shark the Rams had ever seen Tuesday night on Coach Jim Marsh Court. With a gas tank that never came close to reaching empty, Galetich attacked, attacked and then ...

THE CLOSERS

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JEWELL — It was just his turn, that’s how Freddie Lewis saw his 1-minute, 21-second flurry early in the fourth quarter that altered the outcome on Coach Jim Marsh Court Thursday night. With South Hamilton trailing Iowa Falls-Alden 43-42 with 7:01 remaining — one of the few times the ...

THE NAME IS LANE

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MANSON — When Brent Greenfield walked into the South Hamilton wrestling room last month, looked at teammate Lane Swenson and made it known that was the guy he wanted to spar with throughout the season, that’s the moment when head coach Dan Brodie knew his lanky 182-pounder was ready to ...

Cadets make it rain 3s, Hawks have no answer in lopsided loss

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JEWELL — Daring Iowa Falls-Alden to shoot the 3-pointer turned out to be a bad decision for the South Hamilton girls’ basketball team Thursday night. Time and time again, the Cadets accepted the challenge and then celebrated as they trotted to the other end of the court. IF-A canned ...

SCHEDULE BRIEFS

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SH BOYS ADD CONTEST FOR FRIDAY: The South Hamilton boys’ basketball team has added a game to its schedule against Van Meter on Friday. The Hawks will host Van Meter in a junior varsity/varsity doubleheader, beginning at 6 p.m. The varsity contest is slated for a 7:30 p.m. tip-off. It ...

Put on a show

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JEWELL — What did Matt Juber expect on the opening night of the season? A win, of course, but maybe not in the dominant fashion displayed by his South Hamilton boys’ basketball team Tuesday night on Coach Jim Marsh Court. After spotting South Central Calhoun an early two-point lead, the ...

TRIAL BY FIRE

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JEWELL — Makena Galetich is a bit of a unicorn — a tough-as-nails freshman that keeps her emotions in check regardless of the situation. Whether she’s getting trapped in the corner — a situation she experienced more times than she probably would have liked Tuesday night — or ...