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WCHS boys turn it up defensively, roll by Cadets to stay unbeaten

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IOWA FALLS - Foul trouble and shooting wobbles from long range were causes for concern on the Webster City boys' basketball team's bench here Friday night, but not enough to vanquish the Lynx from the land of the unbeatens.With the offense sputtering somewhat, WCHS directed its focus to the ...

Reiter, Peters champs; Hawks fourth with eight grapplers

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MANLY - Charlie Reiter has got senioritis, and while that might be frowned upon in the classroom, on the wrestling mat it tends to lead to good things.Knowing the days are numbered until the end of his mat career, the South Hamilton 138-pounder isn't about to waste any opportunities, and he ...

Lynx handle Ballard, Carlisle; 4-0 in duals

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HUXLEY - Cole Nokes won plenty of matches in a Webster City wrestling singlet prior to this season and yet the senior 126-pounder entered preseason practice knowing there was so much more to accomplish.He wants to win a conference title just as bad as anyone else. A berth in the state ...

State medalist Allie Flaws will run track at Grand View

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WEBSTER CITY - Allie Flaws' speed has been a known commodity ever since the first day that she stepped onto the Webster City High School track.That talent has taken her to Des Moines to compete on the state's biggest prep stage for three consecutive years. It's the same city that she'll call ...

Open weights still hurt Hawks, but they exit mat with two dual wins

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STORY CITY - Three grapplers went a perfect 3-0 to help the South Hamilton wrestling team win two of three duals during a quadrangular hosted by Roland-Story here last night.Open weights still did plenty to hurt the Hawks - they were open at 106, 113, 120, 182 and 285 - but they won six of the ...

NICE REBOUND

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ROCKWELL CITY - It was only 24 hours after a 47-point loss and the thought of "oh no, here we go again," had to be bouncing off the brains of the Webster City players as they looked up at the scoreboard and saw zero points and seven fouls under their name just 2 minutes and 40 seconds into the ...

Second-half surge carries WCHS boys to easy win

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ROCKWELL CITY - Marty McKinney needs to bottle whatever he said during the halftime break Tuesday night for use down the road.What exactly were the magic words? And were they spoken at a decibel or two higher than the normal speaking voice?"I wouldn't call it super tense, but we just knew we ...

Something has to give when three unbeaten teams collide

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WEBSTER CITY - A recently scheduled meet will be a good test for the Webster City wrestling team this evening when it heads to Huxley to meet Ballard and Carlisle in a double dual beginning at 5:30 p.m.WCHS and Ballard will meet in the opening dual. The Lynx will then immediately wrestle ...

A track meet breaks out, Hawks handle Rams

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JEWELL - A frenzied pace by both South Hamilton and Greene County translated into plenty of points on Coach Jim Marsh Court Tuesday night.South Hamilton just had an extra weapon.Behind four players scoring in double figures, two of which produced double-doubles, the Hawks ever so slowly inched ...

SH girls rally, but damage too great to overcome against Rams

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JEWELL - The South Hamilton girls' basketball team dug a 20-point hole and jumped right in it against Heart of Iowa Conference rival Greene County Tuesday night.The Hawks eventually settled down, but the deficit was simply too large, as the Rams escaped with a 41-32 victory."We played a lot ...

Group effort carries Lynx boys to statement victory

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BY TROY BANNINGtbanning@freemanjournal.netWEBSTER CITY - For whatever reason, Avery Fuhs struggled to find the bottom of the basket Tuesday night inside the WCHS gymnasium. His twin brother, Alec, had his own troubles; fouls, specifically, that turned him into a spectator for the entire second ...

No. 2 Indians press, shoot WCHS girls into an early surrender

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WEBSTER CITY - The defense - swarming and unrelenting. The offense - fast-paced and, yep, unrelenting.And when both of them are clicking on all cylinders at the same time, well, it's not even fair.If allowed, the Webster City girls' basketball team probably would have waved the white flag less ...

Lynx crown 3 champions at DC-G Invite

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GRIMES - With a grand total of two varsity matches under his belt, Webster City freshman 113-pound wrestler Drake Doolittle carried next to no clout in the seeding meeting leading up to Saturday's Dallas Center-Grimes Mustang Invite.He most likely won't face that problem again. Why? The answer ...

Lynx girls end nearly 7 years of agony against Gaels

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WEBSTER CITY - Nicole Muhlenbruch played it cool, trying not to give away any hint of excitement as she sat in her coach's office late Friday night. It was just one game, after all, and her team has got 19 more of them to play this winter.But Webster City's girls' basketball coach is no ...

Two-headed identical monster carries WCHS boys to victory

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WEBSTER CITY - Alec Fuhs brought an improved jump shot to the WCHS gymnasium Friday night. And what did his twin brother Avery bring? The same silky smooth long range touch that he displayed night after night a season ago.They're seniors now. Leaders on the hardwood. And if one night is any ...

Hawk boys earn first victory in a rout

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JEWELL - South Hamilton shared the ball well and dished out 24 assists on its 28 baskets in a 70-36 drubbing of West Marshall in a non-conference boys' basketball game here Saturday night.The Hawks (1-1) outscored the Trojans 22-4 in the second quarter to build a 42-14 halftime lead."It was a ...

SH girls struggle, fall to Ogden, 46-13

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OGDEN - The usual suspects - a low field goal percentage and turnovers - again kept the South Hamilton girls' basketball team from being competitive here Saturday night.The Hawks shot just 11 percent (5 of 42) and turned the ball over 24 times in a 46-13 loss to non-conference opponent ...

Peters pins his way to title at Doug Wood Invite

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MANSON - South Hamilton junior 160-pounder Luke Peters kicked off his wrestling season in dominant fashion, which is exactly what he and his head coach Dan Brodie expected, here on Saturday.Coming off a state-qualifying sophomore season, the eighth-ranked (Class 1A) Peters has his sights set on ...

Alec and Avery Fuhs sign to play college golf at DMACC

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WEBSTER CITY - Alec and Avery Fuhs aren't much different than most identical twins. They compete. They bicker. They do everything they can to get under the skin of the other.But they also know one thing as fact - when one is in a pinch, he knows there's at least one person that will always have ...

Lynx pile up pins, points; deck IF-A, Algona

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ALGONA - An impressive start to the season is what the Webster City wrestling team wanted here last night, and the 14 guys in the lineup went out and delivered.Overwhelming advantages in pretty much ever statistical category carried the Lynx to dominant North Central Conference dual victories ...