Cardinals dominate tournament
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 14:59
Garner-Hayfield/Ventura dominated its own tournament on Saturday. The Cards defeated Central Springs 2-1 (21-11, 19-21, 15-9), Newman Catholic 2-0 (21-17, 21-17); Northwood-Kensett 2-0 (21-15, 21-19) and North Iowa (21-13, 21-12) on their way to the championship match.
Smith, GHV boys win title at NI Conference Meet
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 14:54
Chase Smith captured first place at the North Iowa Conference Cross Country Meet Thursday at Belmond and helped his team easily outdistance Eagle Grove for top honors. The Cardinals won with 46 points, followed by the Eagles with 84 and Osage with 88. The remainder of the field included: Bishop Garrigan (129), North Iowa (142), Forest City (153), Lake Mills (174), Newman (202) and B-K (211).
“I was very proud with how both teams raced,” said Coach Erik Jolivette. “Most of our athletes finished the season with their best race of the year.”
The GHV/WH girls team finished fourth with 118 points behind Osage (20), Newman (65) and North Iowa (99).
Lions blank Indians; clinch playoff appearance
Tuesday, 14 October 2014 16:45
A shutout win over Forest City has set the stage for a Class 2A, District 2 showdown this Friday in Clear Lake. The top ranked Lions will take on unbeaten and fifth ranked Hampton-Dumont in a 7:30 p.m. contest between unbeaten teams. The winner will be in the driver’s seat for the District championship.
The Lions (7-0, 5-0) clinched their 17th straight playoff appearance by simply overwhelming Forest City (2-5, 1-4) from start to finish Friday. The Lion offense was propelled by quarterback Brock Adams, who was 6/10 passing for 177-yards and a touchdown. He also ran for three scores. Meanwhile the Lion defense kept the Indians in check, allowing just 76-yards through the air and 87 on the
Humboldt defeats Clear Lake in NCC volleyball
Tuesday, 14 October 2014 16:44
Humboldt shut out Clear Lake last week in North Central Conference volleyball action. The Lions fell Thursday by scores of 25-18, 25-23, 25-17.
“Overall, the night was fairly successful in a couple different areas. We had one of our most successful nights at the line serving, only missing two serves and tallying seven aces over three sets,” said Coach Keith Sears. “We also tried out a new defense that paid off huge for us, with 72 digs on the night. Our own mistakes hitting and in serve receive continue to be an issue that come back to bite us late in close sets.”
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