Lions start track season strong
Wednesday, 26 March 2014 14:16
Clear Lake’s two State qualifying athletes last season led the way for their track team at the Wartburg indoor meet held
Tuesday, March 18.
Chandler Diercks demonstrated his State championship form, winning the long jump with a leap of 24’ 4.75”. Teammate Jake Harle was second in the event with a mark of 20’ 2.75”.
State hurdler Connor Nosbisch was also a winner, breaking the tape in the 55 meter hurdles in a time of 7.97. Chase Bacon also competed in the event, placing 17th in 9.25.
Cardinals compete in indoor meet
Wednesday, 26 March 2014 14:15
A small group of Garner-Hayfield/Ventura girls track members competed at the Buena Vista Indoor Meet on Friday, March 21.
“These early meets give us a chance to see where we’re at so we know what work needs to be done,” said Coach Dyan Childress. “I was excited to see the girls compete well. We’ve been able to get some good performances in and now we have time to fine tune things before we head outdoors.”
Dasi Larson led the team with a first place finish in the shot put with a throw of 40’.
Meints and Toppin earn NIC recognition
Wednesday, 19 March 2014 13:40
The Garner-Hayfield/Ventura boys basketball team had two members named to All North Iowa Conference Teams for the 2013-14 season. Braden Meints was named to the First Team and Joel Toppin earned Second Team honors.
Meints, a senior, was the leading scorer for the Cardinals. Meints averaged 15.6 points per game and recorded 358 points for the season, including 46 three-point shots. Meints also led the team under the boards with 172 total rebounds. He averaged 7.5 rebounds a game. Meints also led the team in blocks with 10 and in steals with 42.
Brinkman to lead CL girls golf team
Wednesday, 19 March 2014 13:39
Adam Brinkman, a Clear Lake golf standout during his high school years, will now lead the Lions girls team as its new head coach. Brinkman replaces Fred Wieck, who submitted his resignation to the School Board earlier this year. Wieck is stepping down after coaching 24 years in the program. He directed the Lions to a pair of State Championships, including the first state championship for any CLHS girls team in 2010.
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