Webster City Lynx

THE BOONE BASH

BOONE - The strike zone was small and the room for error was even smaller - not exactly the combination Webster City pitcher Erin Bahrenfuss was looking for here Tuesday evening.Before the storm clouds rolled in and erased the final inning from the non-conference contest, the Boone bats ...

MEET THE ACE

IOWA FALLS - Say hello to the ace.Sophomore right-hander Cameron Moen might not have started the season as the leader of the Webster City pitching staff, but 11 games into the season it's clear he's got the gig now.The proof is in the pudding.Moen's consistently sizzling season continued Monday ...

Daniels earns 2A all-state praise

WEBSTER CITY - One of the best soccer players ever to put on a Webster City uniform received one final going away present late last week.Was it a surprise? Hardly.Senior midfielder Landon Daniels was named a Class 2A honorable mention all-state pick by the Iowa Soccer Coaches Association. He ...

Cadets take throwback softball clash over Lynx

IOWA FALLS - It was quick and relatively clean, a throwback to the days of softball when runs were hard to come by and evening games ended when the sun was still shining.The outcome left a little to be desired though, at least inside the Webster City dugout.After clawing back from a 2-0 deficit ...

’Cats can rake

WEBSTER CITY - Erin Bahrenfuss didn't do anything wrong in the pitcher's circle Friday night. The Webster City junior hit her spots and earned the praise of head coach Jess Howard.But when you face the potent lineup of fourth-ranked (Class 4A) Carlisle, sometimes really good isn't good ...

Haley Flaws suffers ankle injury during Lynx Invite

WEBSTER CITY - The two losses on the field weren't nearly as devastating as the personnel loss that the Webster City softball team will face going forward.Sophomore right fielder Haley Flaws suffered a high left ankle sprain while warming up for the team's third and final game of the Lynx ...

Nickel and Dimed

WEBSTER CITY - Webster City No. 9 hitter Taylor Schnathorst made the most of her first plate appearance Wednesday night at Lynx Field. One swing and she said goodbye to the ball as it sailed over the fence in left-center field.The only problem? Humboldt had three players that had already ...

Humboldt hands WCHS baseball 5th straight loss

WEBSTER CITY - Already the owners of a victory over top-ranked (Class 2A) and reigning state champion Clear Lake, the Humboldt baseball team has to feel like it can beat anyone at this early point in the season.At the other end of the spectrum is Webster City, a club stuck in a five-game funk ...

Poky starts hot, trumps Lynx, 12-5

WEBSTER CITY - Webster City's winless streak reached six games at Lynx Field last night, as an energized and aggressive Pocahontas Area club jumped ahead early and never relented in a 12-5 non-conference victory over the Lynx."I want to give Pocahontas (Area) a ton of credit," WCHS head coach ...

Hits from everyone in lineup help keep Lynx flawless in NCC

ALGONA - Just two days removed from a disastrous day of play, the Webster City softball team rebounded nicely and stayed unbeaten in the North Central Conference here Monday night.All nine players in the Lynx lineup recorded one hit, seven notched multiple hits and the team finished with 17 in ...

Bulldogs jump out to big lead, fend off WCHS on baseball diamond

ALGONA - In a large hole early, the Webster City baseball team dug its way out and made Algona sweat before ultimately losing a close decision here Monday night.The Bulldogs (7-2, 2-0 NCC) raced out to a 6-0 lead after two innings, but had to hang on late to trip up the Lynx, 6-5.It was the ...

ONE STEP BACK

WEBSTER CITY - Mark Fisher is realistic when it comes to his young, but promising Webster City baseball team. He accepts that there will be nights where his players perform and others where they will struggle.And Friday night happened to be one of those struggles at Lynx Field.Coming off ...

Speed, speed and more speed for WCHS softball

WEBSTER CITY - When Allie Flaws reaches first base, she's headed to second as soon as possible. That's not a guess or wild speculation, that's just a fact.Don't be surprised when she jets off to third, too.Webster City's senior lead-off speedster put her wheels in motion often Friday night at ...

State golf champs celebrate

WEBSTER CITY - Still in celebration mode from winning their second straight Class 3A state championship, the members of the Webster City boys' golf team were honored during a reception inside the WCHS gymnasium Wednesday evening.With the state championship trophy and banner in the middle of the ...

Wagner 4 for 4, Lynx shell Bulldogs in NCC opener for both teams

HAMPTON - Two big innings turned a nail-biter into a blowout for the Webster City baseball team here Wednesday night.Clinging to a 1-0 lead after four innings, things escalated quickly as the Lynx pushed six runs across in the fifth and five more went up on the scoreboard in the sixth in a ...

Early eruption sends WCHS softball to win

HAMPTON - When one player got on base, seemingly everyone got on base.That's how the Webster City softball team opened up Wednesday's North Central Conference road battle against Hampton-Dumont and the Lynx weren't finished until they had put nine runs on the scoreboard in the opening inning. ...

No. 8 Winterset overwhelms Lynx, wins easily

EARLHAM - Staring at a 10-player defensive front, Winterset's attackers simply shrugged their shoulders and went to work on the pitch at Jack Padilla Field Tuesday evening.Ranked No. 8 and the owner of nine wins in which it has scored five or more goals, Winterset is no stranger to the ...

Lynx first team in school history to win consecutive state championships

LIVERMORE - There was no big celebration - no hugs or high-fives, no fist bumps or fingers in the air - as the members of the Webster City boys' golf team congregated on the practice green at Spring Valley Golf Course in the late afternoon hours on Saturday.They came to the secluded and ...

LYNX ROLL TO 2-0

WEBSTER CITY - Allie Flaws and Kali Dawson both smacked two hits, including doubles, and drove in a combined three runs to help the Webster City softball team take down CGD, 8-1, Friday night at Lynx Field.Clinging to a 2-1 lead in the late innings, WCHS (2-0, 2-0 NCC) erupted for six runs in ...