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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 ...

BUZZER BEATEN

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JEWELL - Take a bow, Luke Greiner. You certainly earned it.With the clock closing in on triple zeroes and all eyes on him, Prairie City-Monroe's feisty junior guard blocked out the pressure, not to mention a hand in his face, and drilled a runner from the free throw line with 1.5 seconds left ...

Mustang girls show no mercy, thump Hawks by 33

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JEWELL - It's right back to the drawing board for South Hamilton girls' basketball coach Tony Woodall and his players.Woodall knows some things have got to change, and in a hurry.A lack of a scoring threat, coupled with myriad turnovers spelled disaster for the Hawks on Coach Jim Marsh Court ...

Wintermote lands on 2A all-district team

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JEWELL - Another successful volleyball season let to another postseason accolade recently for South Hamilton junior outside hitter Ady Wintermote.Wintermote, a two-time first-team all-Heart of Iowa Conference performer, was named to the Class 2A all-district team in the Central ...

Dinsdale ranked No. 1 at 220 pounds in 2A

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WEBSTER CITY - Gavin Dinsdale is used to the bull's-eye and that's good. It's going to be on his chest all winter.The Webster City senior will begin the 2015-16 wrestling season ranked No. 1 at 220 pounds in Class 2A according to The Predicament, which released its first set of rankings in each ...

Splash Sisters

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WEBSTER CITY - So much for scouting reports.Based on what offensive strategies Boone used in a 32-20 loss to top-ranked (Class 3A) Nevada in its season opener last week, Webster City head girls' basketball coach Nicole Muhlenbruch felt she had a good grasp on what her team needed to do ...

McBride knocks off rust, submits Loffer

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DES MOINES - Size, weight, it doesn't matter. Michael McBride will seemingly fight anyone thrown in front of him.Just tell him when, where and what time.The Midwest Cage Championship's 155-pound lightweight champion agreed to mix it up with Derek "The Cedar Rapids Psycho" Loffer in the main ...

New-look Hawks start slow, fall to Saydel

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JEWELL - As much as Tony Woodall would like to see the maturation of his South Hamilton girls' basketball team move at warp speed, he understands that patience will be needed as he roams the sideline this winter.With a brand new starting five and a roster filled with inexperienced players, the ...

THE FANTASTIC 4

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WEBSTER CITY - A school-record 11 wins, just one loss, a district championship and a spot in the Class 3A state quarterfinals - those team successes were all any of Webster City's football players cared about during a 21?2-month journey that they won't soon forget.Still, individual achievements ...

Lynx earn 13 all-district nods from coaches

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WEBSTER CITY - Webster City's undefeated regular season and the first district championship in 21 years carried a lot of weight when it was time to hand out postseason awards in Class 3A District 2.The Lynx garnered nine spots on the all-district team, while four more players were named ...

A HALL OF FAME FAMILY

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WEBSTER CITY - One family. Two brothers. Two impeccable athletic resumes.And they have the Hall of Fame plaques to prove it.The Reasland brothers, Ray, Jr. and Ryan, were both fixtures on the playing field during their days at Webster City and then went on to add to their legacies at the ...

The run ends run

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SERGEANT BLUFF - It was a simple dive call, a straightforward hand-off into the teeth of the defense.Nine times out of 10 it leads to a minimal gain - forgotten forever five seconds after the whistle blows.But this is Matt George we're talking about, one of the state's premier talents out of ...

48 minutes in Sergeant Bluff don’t define season

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The pain was written all over Victor Jergen's face, the emotion of the moment unmistakable with every word he spoke.The Webster City senior offensive lineman and linebacker knew that the end was inevitable, he just didn't know when it would take place. Would it happen inside the UNI-Dome in ...

GET READY TO RUN

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WEBSTER CITY - Webster City's Gavin Dinsdale and his Sergeant Bluff-Luton counterpart Matt George are a lot alike. Except that they're really not.If that doesn't make sense just yet, keep reading. Eventually, it will.The senior tailbacks have proven to be two of the best in Class 3A this fall ...

Gourley leads Lynx with second-team all-NCC award

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WEBSTER CITY - The Webster City volleyball team recently learned that three of its members were among the group honored for their season-long performances by the North Central Conference coaches.Junior libero Gianna Gourley was named to the all-NCC second team, while senior outside hitter ...

Uncharted Waters

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WEBSTER CITY - Gavin Dinsdale got hit from the front, from the back and from both sides over and over again. He should have been exhausted, and yet he gave the appearance of a guy ready to play 48 more minutes late Monday night.He absorbed some punishment, there's no doubt, but he dished out ...