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Kasch’s two goals not enough for Lynx in loss to Cadets

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WEBSTER CITY — The Webster City girls’ soccer team hung tough for 40 minutes, but tired legs and a barrage of Iowa Falls-Alden goals in the second half put the match out of reach at Lynx Field Monday evening. Ahead 3-0 at the half, the Cadets (4-5) erupted for eight goals over the final ...

Ferrell fantastic, Lynx win

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WEBSTER CITY — The first hole at The Links is a short par-3 straight down the hill, nothing more than a chip and a putt. Webster City senior Nathan Ferrell came within an inch of eliminating the putt Friday afternoon. Not exactly a bad way to start a round. Ferrell stuck his tee shot ...

Ballard remains unbeaten at Lynx expense

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WEBSTER CITY — Ballard has one of the premier Class 1A girls’ tennis programs in the state, something Webster City head coach Mark Fisher was well aware of long before his team stepped onto the courts to face the Bombers Friday afternoon. And Ballard certainly lived up to those ...

SH piles up 12 medals, second at Ballard Invite

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HUXLEY — Meet after meet this season, the South Hamilton girls’ track and field team has steadily added to its medals haul and climbed the team standings. The Hawks continued their ascent at Friday’s Ballard Invitational. While Iowa Falls-Alden’s biggest points producers took ...

Snyder-less Gilbert wins at R-S, Hawks third

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STORY CITY — Even without the best player in the state in its lineup, the Gilbert girls’ golf team proved to be talented enough to claim the Roland-Story Invite team title Friday evening at River Bend Golf Course. Britta Snyder, a Baylor commit and Gilbert junior who won the Class 3A ...

Lynx girls golf third at NCC triangular

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HAMPTON — The Webster City girls’ golf team shot a 275 and placed third in a North Central Conference triangular against Hampton-Dumont and Iowa Falls-Alden Friday afternoon at the Hampton Country Club. Peyton Hilpipre turned in the low round of the day for the Lynx with a 61. Jayde ...

Lions sweep WCHS boys for second time this season

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CLEAR LAKE — Not much changed during the 11 days between dual meets, as the Clear Lake boys’ tennis team swept Webster City, 9-0, for the second time in the last two weeks Friday afternoon. The Lions (4-2) reeled off three 10-0 victories in singles and one more in doubles. WCHS (0-6) ...

The Joy Of Sports

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It’s the smiles. They’re joyous, carefree and genuine, and they have the ability to immediately warm your heart. They warmed mine. On a bone-chillingly cold Thursday eight days ago, I stood inside Dodger Stadium in Fort Dodge for nearly five hours, and yet it felt like no more than 15 ...

Lynx teams win 11 events at Boone Classic

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BOONE — The Webster City girls’ and boys’ track and field teams won a combined 11 events and traveled home with 28 medals from yesterday’s Boone Classic. A small field of teams didn’t stop the Lynx from throwing up solid performances. The boys finished second behind Ames, while ...

BRIEFS: Soccer, Track and Field, Tennis

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COMETS HANDLE LYNX ON PITCH, 6-1: An own goal that had North Polk celebrating just five minutes in was an ominous sign for the Webster City boys’ soccer team last night at Lynx Field. The Comets (5-2) piled up three goals in the opening 19 minutes and rolled to a 6-1 victory over the ...

CHAMPS AT LAST

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ALLEMAN — If lurking was a track and field event, Webster City would certainly be a state medal contender. The Lynx have made a living this season out of hanging around the top of meet leaderboards, but prior to Tuesday had been unable to break through that glass ceiling. That all ...

Hurdlers high step Hawks to second

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JEWELL — Medals were accrued and points piled up in one event after another for the South Hamilton girls’ track team Tuesday evening. And the hurdlers led the way. South Hamilton came close to scoring the maximum points in the three hurdle events and it claimed 14 medals en route to ...

Lynx blanked by A-P, 9-0

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PARKERSBURG — Aplington-Parkersburg swept six matches and dropped just five games in a 9-0 boys’ tennis dual-meet victory over Webster City here Tuesday evening. “It was a rough night out for us,” WCHS head coach Michael Ross said. “The boys are doing a great job of staying ...

Hawks take fourth at TCI

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POLK CITY — The tight, tree-lined fairways and undulating greens at the Tournament Club of Iowa proved to be a challenge for the South Hamilton boys’ golf team Tuesday . The Hawks posted a 195 to finish at the back of a four-team meet. North Polk won the meet with a 171, followed by ...

They’re Ready

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GILBERT — Four days before its Drake Relays run, it was a challenge South Hamilton’s 4x800-meter relay both needed and welcomed. The weather conditions, well, they were another story. With a chill in the air, the winds whipping and a few rain showers thrown in for good measure at ...

BLANK YOU VERY MUCH

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WEBSTER CITY — Tinkering with his defense at halftime is what Craig Signorin is used to doing, but as Webster City’s head coach stood in front of his players during the break Monday evening he came to a simple conclusion: Nothing needed to change. The Lynx back line held firm for 80 ...

Ferrell, Lynx second at quad in Clear Lake

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CLEAR LAKE — Clear Lake defended its home course and won a North Central Conference quadrangular boys’ golf meet at Veterans Memorial Golf Club on Monday. The Lions shot a 157 to sit at the top. Webster City settled for second with a 166, followed by CGD (185) and Algona (190). Lynx ...

SH HAWK GOLF BRIEFS

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Swenson shoots 40, SH girls win FORT DODGE — Krista Swenson’s season-low round of 40 won her the medalist honor and led the South Hamilton girls’ golf team to a 194-223 victory over St. Edmond at Lakeside Golf Course on Monday. South Hamilton’s Katelyn Sogard fired a 46 to secure ...