Struggling with illness, South Hamilton girls edged by a point

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NEVADA — The South Hamilton girls couldn’t fight through being hampered by illness on Tuesday night, losing their first contest of the season. The Hawks (6-1 overall) were edged by Nevada by a final of 35-34. “It’s defintely a disappointing loss for all of us, but I can’t fault ...

Hawk boys can’t complete comeback after slow start

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NEVADA — The South Hamilton boys dropped a 62-55 contest to Nevada on Tuesday night. The Hawks (4-2 overall) couldn’t rally from a late hole as the Cubs came out of the gate with a 20-5 first quarter advantage. South Hamilton had a big second quarter, gaining back 10 points to only ...


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The South Hamilton girls showed just how dangerous they can be on a wintry night Thursday against St. Edmond, then kept the ball rolling on Friday with a rout of Saydel. Embracing the tough travel conditions against the Gaels, the Hawks came out firing on all cylinders, taking a 9-0 lead, ...

South Hamilton boys soar to pair of victories

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Using their size, length, strength and experience to their advantage, the South Hamilton boys rolled through St. Edmond this past Thursday night, 67-49. The Hawks then extended that momentum by cruising past Saydel on Friday night, 68-46. Carter Balvanz led a balanced scoring attack against ...

Webster City wrestlers work through busy stretch

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The Webster City wrestling team went 1-1 in a non-conference triangular here Thursday night with Ballard and Ankeny. The Lynx then placed third at the Grinnell Tiger Duals on Saturday by posting a 3-2 record. The Lynx posted a close 38-34 decision over Ballard, but were topped by Ankeny, ...

Webster City girls making progress

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WEBSTER CITY — Mark Fisher knows it is going to take time to get his Webster City girls where he wants them. But Fisher believes in the process and is seeing plenty of key growth as the season continues. On Friday night, the Lynx played what Fisher called “the best basketball we’ve ...