Monday 22 December 2014


Lions top IF-A; fall to Clarion-Goldfield-Dows



Wednesday, 17 December 2014 15:20

Clear Lake spilt a pair of North Central Conference wrestling duals at home Thursday. The Lions wrestled Iowa Falls-Alden and defending state champion Clarion-Goldfield-Dows.

Clear Lake beat Iowa Falls, 55-22, but lost to Clarion, 42-27.
“We lost, but it was once again a great high school experience for our kids. Our crowd was fantastic and the gym was electric,” said Coach Gary Weber. “We really do have the best fans in the state.”


A buzzer beater and two more wins for CL boys



Wednesday, 17 December 2014 15:19

After dropping their season-opener, the Clear Lake boys have rattled off three straight wins.  In the past week the Lions 

won a buzzer-beater over Charles City, then dominated St. Ed’s in a conference match-up.  

CL 62, Charles City 61

Turnabout was fair play when the Lions traveled to Charles City Thursday, Dec. 11.  Last season the Comets ended Clear Lake’s 19-game win streak in the last regular season game on a last second shot.  This year Parker Truesdell returned the favor.  

Truesdell launched a three-pointer with one second to go and gave his team a 62-61 non-conference victory.


Defense key to Lion victory



Wednesday, 17 December 2014 15:17

Clear Lake handled fifth ranked (2A) St. Ed’s, 66-42, Friday night, improving to 1-1 in the North Central Conference and 2-2 overall.

Coach Bart Smith credited his teams’ defense with setting up with the win.  


Two wins and a loss for GHV boys



Wednesday, 17 December 2014 15:15

With wins over Belmond-Klemme and North Union and a loss to Forest City, the Garner-Hayfield/Ventura boys moved their records to 3-2 in the North Iowa Conference and 3-2 overall.

Forest City 67, GHV 53

The GHV boys had a tough night against Forest City when the Cardinals hosted the Indians on Tuesday, Dec. 9.

“We knew we had a tough task ahead of us even if Forest City wasn’t at full strength,” said Coach Joe Albertson.  “Early on we had trouble containing their point guard, keeping them out of the paint, and hitting shots.


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