Thursday 24 April 2014
 

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Clear Lake girls tennis team picks up two more wins

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Thursday, 24 April 2014 14:18

The Clear Lake girls tennis team notched two more victories las week, improving their record to 3-1.

CL 5, Osage 4

The Lions recorded a tight 5-4 victory over Osage in a match played Tuesday, April 15, in 38-degree weather.  Due to the cold the teams agreed to play eight game pro-sets with no advantage.

Clear Lake dropped its first four singles matches but got on track with wins in the number five and six singles positions by Kirsten Jordan and Hailey Grell. 

The Lions then swept the doubles.  Two of the doubles matches were close battles.  After Alexis Atkinson and Courtney Anderson won their match, 8-3, the fate of the meet rested on the next two matches. Lindsey Loudenburg and Kylie Bottjen won a close, intense match by an 8-6 score, tying the overall team score at 4-4.  Kirsten Jordan and Miranda Mundt battled down to the wire and eventually won on a 7-3 tiebreaker, 9-8.

   

Three shutouts for CL boys tennis team

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Thursday, 24 April 2014 14:18

 The Clear Lake boys tennis team added three more wins to its season total last week. All three were shutouts.

CL 9, Webster City 0
 The Clear Lake boys tennis team blanked Webster City 9-0 in a home match played Tuesday, April 15.
Same Jones, JJ Theobald, Andrew Davis, Jacob Peterson, Nick Chizek and Ben Mason all convincingly won their single matches. Jones and Chizek each shut out their opponents, 10-0.
The three doubles teams also won by lopsided scores.
Junior varsity players participated in three doubles games and also all won.

Singles vs. WC

   

Soccer team tops MC, 8-1

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Wednesday, 23 April 2014 15:28

 The Clear Lake boys soccer team improved to 3-1 with a victory over Mason City, but was then taken down by Class 2A power Waverly-Shell Rock.

CL 8, MC 1
  Mason City jumped out to a 1-0 lead, but it was all Clear Lake after that as the Lions went on to an 8-1 victory Tuesday, April 15.
“Once Mason City took an early lead it seemed to wake my team up,” said Coach Matt Anderson. 

   

Lions beat GHV in season soccer opener

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Wednesday, 16 April 2014 12:01

Coach Matt Anderson said he wasn’t quite sure what to expect in his team’s first soccer match of the season Tuesday, April 8.  What he saw gave him reason to be optimistic about the Lions’ year.

Clear Lake broke open a close match with Garner-Hayfield/Ventura in the second half and posted a 12-2 win.

“It was great getting outside and being able to compete.  It’s hard to know if your prepared for a match when the weather refuses to cooperate,” said Anderson.   “There’s plenty of things to work on with two big matches next week.”

   

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