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Bultena 10th, Lynx boys third at Kuemper Invite

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CARROLL - A strong effort from Tyler Bultena and a gap of less than a minute between its first and fourth runners propelled the Webster City boys' cross country team to a third-place finish in Class A at Saturday's Carroll Kuemper Invitational.The five-kilometer course at Swan Lake State Park ...

Lynx come up with just one win at Forest City tourney

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FOREST CITY - The Webster City volleyball team suffered through a long day that included just one victory in five matches on Saturday at the Forest City Invitational.The Lynx lone win came over Panorama, 21-13 and 21-15. They dropped matches to a pair of ranked squads - No. 6 (Class 3A) Forest ...

Sizzling Hawks send Saydel packing in 3 sets

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JEWELL - Alyssa Hegland began and ended the match with a handy-dandy service ace last night on Coach Jim Marsh Court.What came in between? A whole lot more aces and not many - OK, not any - stressful moments for the South Hamilton volleyball team in its ninth consecutive victory.Line-drive ...

Two unbeatens face off for District 2 lead

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WEBSTER CITY - Only 12 of the 56 Class 3A football teams in the state of Iowa made it out of Week 3 unscathed, and two of them will meet tonight at Lynx Field.Unbeaten versus unbeaten. Strength on strength.Which team will blink first?Seventh-ranked Webster City (3-0, 1-0) will welcome ...

SH’s first road test also an opportunity

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JEWELL - Coming off back-to-back home games to start the season, the South Hamilton football team will hit the road for the first time looking to earn its first win this evening.The Hawks (0-2, 0-1) will be in Manson to tackle Manson-Northwest Webster (1-2, 0-1) in a Class 1A District 7 ...

Dominant early, Lynx collapse in five-set loss

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HAMPTON - Doing 75 miles per hour on a wide-open stretch of interstate without a care in the world, that was the Webster City volleyball team in the opening two sets here Tuesday night.What happened from there? That's the mystery.One thing was evident, however - the wheels fell off. Quickly and ...

Hawks run win streak to 8 with sweep

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JEWELL - Down its most experienced setter, the South Hamilton volleyball team's offense wasn't always smooth, but still effective enough to keep its winning streak intact Tuesday night on Coach Jim Marsh Court.Starting setter Alissa Moss was forced to watch because of a sprained ankle, but ...

Nelson takes charge, leads Lynx boys to fifth at Ballard

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HUXLEY - Trey Nelson isn't the type of runner that is going to sit back and let a race come to him.He only knows one way to go - on the attack. And, so far at least, it's paid off pretty well.With a striking similarity to the way he took off near the front of the field at the Lynx Invitational ...

Lynx girls lack surge, get swallowed up at Ballard Invitational

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HUXLEY - A loaded field of talented teams and individuals took no mercy on those that couldn't keep up with the fast pace on the five-kilometer course at the hilly and always challenging Ballard Country Club Monday afternoon.The Webster City girls' cross country team didn't exactly run a poor ...

THEY’RE FOR REAL! Hawks win a second title

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DES MOINES - What's better than winning a cross country meet team championship? Winning back-to-back titles, of course.Not bad, Hawks.On the heels of taking down the field at last Thursday's Greene County Invitational, the 11th-ranked (Class 1A) South Hamilton boys' squad matched that golden ...

COMPLETE 180

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CARROLL - Quitting was never an option.Not after they were embarrassed by Gilbert. Not after they were thoroughly dominated by Clear Lake. Not even after they watched Carroll slice and dice the defense apart.Instead, they went back to work. And, my oh my, look at them now.At 0-3 through three ...

Myers more than holding his own as Iowa starter

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Boone Myers was heaped with the greatest praise that an offensive lineman can receive on Saturday as he pushed, pulled, shoved, slapped and whatever else he could do to gain an advantage in the trenches at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames.What was that praise? Silence.When you think about it, that's ...

Santi scores four TD’s, No. 6 Madrid blanks Hawks

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JEWELL - Speed. Strength. Athleticism. The trifecta for success on the football field.And Madrid has them all in droves.South Hamilton learned just how talented the sixth-ranked Tigers are Friday night at Taylor Field, as the visitors entered the hostile environment and dominated from the ...

Lynx put it all together at home invite, place second

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WEBSTER CITY - Consistency and confidence did wonders for the Webster City volleyball team at its own Lynx Invitational on Saturday.With both in their back pocket, the Lynx cruised to four wins and a runner-up finish in the six-team round-robin format.WCHS (6-8) swept Southeast Valley (21-7, ...

Gregory, 1960 teammates inducted into UNI Hall of Fame

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CEDAR FALLS - John Gregory, a Webster City native, was a member of the 1960 football team that was inducted into the University of Northern Iowa Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday during the Panthers' 38-35 victory over Eastern Washington inside the UNI-Dome.Then the Iowa State Teachers ...

Lynx road to district title opens tonight in Carroll

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WEBSTER CITY - It's a game that Gavin Dinsdale will never forget, and one that isn't likely to escape the memories of Carroll head coach Dennis McCartan anytime soon either.Expecting a repeat would be foolish. Still, that's what Dinsdale, Webster City's bulky senior tailback, is going to try to ...

Hawks take their crack at slowing down state’s top rusher

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JEWELL - Michael Santi hasn't just dominated opposing defenses through two weeks of the regular season. He's embarrassed them.Can he continue this ridiculous pace tonight when district play gets underway? Not if South Hamilton has anything to say about it.Santi, Madrid's junior standout running ...

Hawk boys win team title at GC Invite

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JEFFERSON - Five runners in the top 20 led the South Hamilton boys' cross country team to the top of the heap in Class A at yesterday's Greene County Invitational at Spring Lake Park.The Hawks put up a team-title total of 65 points - a landslide victory over runner-up Panorama (97). Three ...

A THRILL RIDE

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JEWELL - Ady Wintermote's jersey was so saturated in sweat that it looked like she'd just gone for a dip in the pool. Anna Moss's cheeks were rosy red, and Alyssa Hegland's entire face was an even deeper shade. Alissa Moss's hair was dripping water everywhere.They were beyond exhausted, but ...

THE FUTURE IS BRIGHT

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WAVERLY - Tony Bussan already knew he had a talented freshman class of boys on his cross country team prior to Tuesday's Dick Pollitt Go-Hawk Invitational.And now the athletes themselves know as well.Competing only against other freshmen in the age classification meet, the WCHS rookies went out ...