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Webster City Lynx

Goliath Awaits

All of the television cameras and print reporters had exited the interview room and so had most of the players when I got the chance to sit down in a school desk and have my regular postgame chat with Webster City head coach Bob Howard late Thursday night. The 40-year veteran of the prep ...

11 DOWN, 1 TO GO!

CEDAR FALLS —It’s not a Rudy story, head coach Bob Howard made that immediately and perfectly clear. How about Remember The Titans? Now that’s more like it. Pick a movie, pick a cliche, pick anything you want. The simple truth is this — the Webster City football team will play for ...

DOME DREAMS

WEBSTER CITY - This began last December in the weight room with dedication and camaraderie, and it continued in April with a promise to one another during offseason meetings.Win or lose, they were going to do it together. They were going to block out the good and bad, and stay true to their ...

Howard continues to showcase his coaching chops in 11th trip to the semis

Bob Howard is a disciple of Ron Schipper, the Hall of Fame football coach at Central College in Pella who led the Dutch to a 287-67-3 record in his 36 seasons at the helm.Hard work. Toughness. Discipline. And a never-ending belief that success is always ahead, never in the rearview mirror. ...

Gourley closes out career with all-NCC first-team honor

WEBSTER CITY - Now a three-time all-North Central Conference volleyball player, Webster City senior Gianna Gourley walked away for the final time this season with nothing left to prove.An outstanding defender? Check.A quality server? Check.A dependable setter in a pinch? Check.Even a hitter ...