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CRUISE CONTROL

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The fourth-ranked (Class 2A) Webster City boys soccer team is on the cusp of a return to the state tournament. The Lynx handled North Central Conference rival Hampton-Dumont/CAL here Monday night, 4-0, in a 2A, Substate 2 semifinal. With the win, Webster City (14-1 overall) advances to face ...

Drivers hit the track at Hamilton County Speedway

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Racing action returned to Hamilton County Speedway this past Saturday night. Earning feature victories were Lyle Sathoff, Bill Crimmins, Ty Griffith, Jeremy Crimmins and Jake Paysen. Sathoff held off Kevin Stoa and Kelly Shryock to score the checkered flag in the Olsen Family USRA Modifieds ...

Hawks plate 22 runs in opener

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PANORA — The South Hamilton baseball team kicked off their season with a convincing 22-5 victory over Panorama here last week. The Hawks (1-0 overall) scored seven in the first, five in the second and eight in the sixth to end the contest early. Andrew Jensen had three hits, driving in ...

Lynx come up short against Ballard

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WEBSTER CITY — A wild back-and-forth contest went the way of Ballard here last Thursday, as the Webster City baseball team fell, 9-7. The Bombers scored two in the eighth to secure the win after the Lynx rallied to tie it at 7-all in the fourth. Webster City (1-1 overall) would scored ...

SHEER JOY

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DES MOINES — The South Hamilton boys saved their very best for the last race here Saturday afternoon inside Drake Stadium. With the blue oval as hot as ever on Saturday, the Hawks established a new meet-record time of 3:16.35 to defend their Class 2A 4x400-meter relay title. Ty Koehnk, ...

Webster City wraps up busy state week

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DES MOINES — The Webster City track and field teams ended their season at the state meet inside Drake Stadium. Jaxon Cherry concluded his incredible prep career with a 10th place finish in the Class 3A shot put. After finishing sixth in the discus, Cherry had a throw of 52-2 to set a new ...