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Lynx energized by efforts at Marshalltown

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MARSHALLTOWN - Coach Tony Bussan is always upbeat, but there was still a little extra giddyup in his step yesterday evening after what he felt was a promising first-meet performance by his Webster City cross country teams at the Marshalltown Early Bird.Tackling the difficult terrain at the ...

Hawks bury Jaguars, Eagles in debut

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JEWELL - Ady Wintermote's volleyball talent has always been noticeable, dating back to her emergence in the South Hamilton lineup as a freshman.But what she showcased Tuesday night in her junior season debut? That was next level stuff.Her leap from the outside was higher. The sound of the ball ...

Newlywed Blythe anchors a young Iowa O-line

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IOWA CITY - Quite a lot has changed for Austin Blythe since he last put on the pads and the Tigerhawk helmet in January.For starters, Iowa's fifth-year senior leader on the offensive line got married to high school sweetheart Kiley (Ritchie) Blythe - the daughter of his prep coach, Curt ...

It’s a Sunshine Day

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C.J. Beathard was a popular guy Saturday afternoon as reporters swarmed all around him during Iowa's football media day, much like he was in the eyes of most Hawkeye fans last fall when he served as the No. 2 quarterback to then incumbent Jake Rudock.But Rudock's gone now, off to what he hopes ...

CROWNING NIGHT

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WEBSTER CITY - Two sets of brothers from Webster City took away a good share of the hardware at the Hamilton County Speedway on Saturday, as track champions were crowned in each of the classes.The Griffith brothers - Sport Mod driver Ty and Late Model wheelman Ryan - clinched season titles, ...

Harris Clash takes over speedway this evening

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WEBSTER CITY - The prestigious Harris Clash is coming home to run once again at the Hamilton County Speedway.Following a mid-July rainout, the Harris Clash was rescheduled for this evening on the track where it all started on Labor Day weekend in 1992.The Clash is considered one of the premier ...

Wintermote adds to postseason awards haul

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WEBSTER CITY - Following a highly successful season on the softball diamond, South Hamilton's Ady Wintermote continued to pile up the postseason awards late last week.The Hawks leading hitter and ace in the pitching circle was named to the Class 2A all-district squad in the Northeast District, ...

2015 DFJ MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: GAVIN DINSDALE

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WEBSTER CITY - At 6-foot-1 and anywhere from 220 to 235 pounds depending on the day, big No. 35 Gavin Dinsdale is a Mack truck in shoulder pads, a freight train in a wrestling singlet.His frame - chiseled.His demeanor - intense.His talent - immense.On a football field, or on a wrestling mat, or ...

2015 DFJ FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR: HANNAH MYERS

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WEBSTER CITY - Truth be told, there was a time when Hannah Myers was going to say goodbye to volleyball. Why? Because she wasn't very good, at least she didn't think so.Stuck on the second- and sometimes third-team roster during middle school, Myers intended to relax when the fall came around ...

Hawks’ Lucas, Hegland land on HOIC first team

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WEBSTER CITY - The South Hamilton softball team picked up four all-Heart of Iowa Conference honors, including a pair of spots on the first team, it was recently announced.Senior outfielder Kayla Lucas and junior catcher Alyssa Hegland were recognized as elite players by being placed on the ...

Rampage hauls in six of 13 awards given by SPFL

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WEBSTER CITY - Following a successful season that included a run to the Southern Plains Football League semifinals, the Midwest Rampage received a slew of postseason accolades.The Rampage collected six of the 13 awards handed out by the league at a banquet held in Fairmont, Minn., on Sunday.The ...

WILL POWER

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BOONE - Webster City was good in its Class 3A District 4 semifinal appearance on a sweltering evening where the heat index hovered in the triple digits on Friday.But Perry senior Will Whiton was just a little bit better.Whiton, a South Dakota State football recruit who has been named all-state ...

Anderson, Myers, Flaws, Nerland all on NCC first team

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WEBSTER CITY - Webster City might not have won the North Central Conference softball title this summer, but the Lynx earned the respect of a champion.Webster City joined league winner Fort Dodge St. Edmond with four players on the all-conference first team, it was announced recently. Runner-up ...

THE END OF AN ERA AT NE HAMILTON

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This is a column I've had a year to write and, believe me, I've tried on multiple occasions. But where do I start? What do I say? Is there anything I can say that will make anyone feel better?The doors at Northeast Hamilton High School are officially closed. The Trojan logo that I have pulled ...

’DOGS DO BITE

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STORY CITY - Trey Woodall was rolling Tuesday evening. A pop-out to shallow left field tracked down by shortstop Caleb Olson and a roller to Colton Griffin at second base. Just a couple of pitches into the fifth inning and he already had two outs.Some 20 minutes and many, many ... many ...

Lynx want to forget regular season finale

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WEBSTER CITY - It's a good thing the Webster City baseball team needed to quickly move on and focus on the postseason following Tuesday's regular season finale against Boone at Lynx Field.The Toreadors made sure it was an outing the purple and gold would like to forget.Taking advantage of seven ...