Wrestlers place third at Forest City
Wednesday, 09 January 2013 12:24
The Clear Lake wrestling team placed third in the eight-team Forest City Invite on Saturday. The Lions nearly placed second, losing 153 to 152 to Algona. Charles City ran away with the team title.
“We did beat a good Forest City team and Emmetsburg is ranked in the top 10 in state, so we had a pretty good day,” said Lions Head Coach Gary Weber. “A lot of kids got beat early in the day and showed a lot of mental toughness by battling back to go for third and fourth. “As long as we keep listening and improving, that is all our staff can ask for.”
Big changes coming for school conferences
Wednesday, 02 January 2013 12:39
School conferences are becoming a numbers game.
On the heels of an announcement that Bishop Garrigan intends to leave the North Central Conference (NCC) and join the North Iowa Conference (NIC), Eagle Grove and Clarion-Goldfield are also considering a change which could spell the end of the 88-year-old NCC.
“Everyone is just trying to figure out what is going on and what will make the most sense,” said Dale Ludwig, activities director for Clear Lake Schools.
Oldies but goodies win Alumni Tournament
Wednesday, 02 January 2013 12:38
The 1995-99 team defeated the two-year reigning champion team in the Clear Lake Alumni Basketball Tournament Saturday, Dec. 22 to claim bragging rights. The team beat the 2005-06 team in the finals to claim the championship. The 2005-06 team has won the tournament the last two years. Nine teams and 70
Forfeits doom Cardinals in home wrestling meet
Wednesday, 26 December 2012 12:26
The Garner-Hayfield/Ventura wrestling team hosted Belmond-Klemme and Northwood-Kensett on Tuesday, Dec. 18.
Due to a high number of forfeits, seven against N-K and six against B-K, the Cardinals had a hard time competing, dropping both matches. G-H/V lost to Northwood, 60-18 and to Belmond-Klemme, 42-27.
“I felt like we didn’t wrestle as well against Northwood, but came back and wrestled Belmond very well,” said Coach Steve Smith.
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