Busch, Hawks begin journey to state today

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JEWELL — Nothing is guaranteed, nothing a sure thing or lock, for the South Hamilton track and field teams as they get set to take part in today’s Class 2A State Qualifying Meet in Monroe. But Austin Busch is as close as it gets. Busch, a senior and the reigning Drake Relays champion ...

Playing at home has its advantages for Hawks

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JEWELL — Playing at home certainly had its advantages for the South Hamilton boys’ golf team on Wednesday, as the Hawks placed second in a Class 2A sectional tournament to advance to districts at the Carroll Country Club next Monday. South Hamilton shot a 342 to nip Panorama (343) by ...

Lynx come up short in their push for state tennis bids

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WAVERLY — The Webster City girls’ tennis team came up short in its quest to reach the state tournament here on Wednesday, but it wasn’t due to a lack of effort. Exhausted, both physically and mentally after a long day battling in the heat, the Lynx exited the Class 1A regional ...


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NO. 3 WOLVERINES THUMP LYNX: Third-ranked (Class 1A) Dike-New Hartford scored seemingly whenever it wanted on its home pitch in Dike Tuesday evening, as the Wolverines made quick work of Webster City in a non-conference girls’ soccer match. D-NH (12-1) peppered the net with 31 shots on ...


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WEBSTER CITY — Peer pressure is generally frowned upon, but every now and then — as in the case of Addy Beaulieu — a little good can come from it. Beaulieu, a Webster City sophomore, hadn’t planned to play soccer this spring. It was a sport she gave up in the fourth grade. But ...