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Pins carry Hawks to a pair of HOIC dual wins

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ALLEMAN - Short on numbers, the South Hamilton wrestling team looked to bonus points to carry it to success in a Heart of Iowa Conference triangular here last night.With just nine grapplers in the lineup, the Hawks won nine matches - eight by fall and a major decision - and slid by North Polk, ...

Unbeaten WCHS puts ’Dogs away in 4th quarter

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HAMPTON - Watching a 12-point lead shrink all the way down to four as the horn sounded to end the third quarter, the Webster City boys' basketball team could have been nervous Tuesday night.Maybe the Lynx were. Maybe they're just good at concealing their emotions.Then again, based on how they ...

Lynx girls scorched by Prantner, No. 9 H-D

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HAMPTON - Wide open or guarded tightly, it didn't matter. Jordan Prantner was in one of those zones where the basket looked four feet wide Tuesday night.The Hampton-Dumont senior shooting guard sizzled the nets by draining seven 3-pointers and pouring in 30 points to lead her ninth-ranked ...

SH boys still search for answers after loss to CMB

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JEWELL - Brady Stover's lay-up at the buzzer propelled the CMB boys' basketball team to its first victory of the season and left South Hamilton's players once again scratching their heads on Coach Jim Marsh Court Tuesday night.Expected to be a Heart of Iowa Conference title contender prior to ...

Nationally ranked SE Polk wins Kennedy Duals

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WEBSTER CITY - Ranked No. 12 in the nation by InterMat, it's not always easy for Southeast Polk to find wrestling tournaments where it's welcomed with open arms.Host schools like to compete for titles. And with the Rams in the field, well, that's usually thrown out the window.But Webster City ...

Hawks suffer through a rough night on the road

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GILBERT - It's hard to fathom a team could be at a crossroads just four games into a 21-game season but, alas, that's where the South Hamilton boys' basketball team finds itself.A Heart of Iowa Conference title hopeful when the campaign kicked off, the Hawks find themselves backed into a corner ...

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 ...