Lions give it their all, but Go-Hawks capture win
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 12:01
The Clear Lake boys gave number two ranked (3A) Waverly-Shell Rock all they could handle, but fell just short of an upset in a District 5 final played Thursday, Feb. 23 at Mason City. The Go-Hawks (22-1) used free throws down the stretch to squeeze out a 70-63 victory. The Lions finished the season with a 12-11 record.
The Lions broke out to a 16-2 lead which they didn’t give up until midway through the third quarter.
“We got off to a great start in the first quarter and really played three and a half good quarters against a quality Waverly team. I thought we handled their pressure pretty
Kellogg and Bieber get places on the podium
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 12:34
Clear Lake seniors Logan Kellogg and Matt Bieber ended their high school wrestling careers with outstanding performances at the State Wrestling Meet in Des Moines. Kellogg battled all the way back from an opening round loss to finish third at 182-pounds. Bieber earned fifth place in the 120-pound bracket.
CL girls fall in Regional final to Spirit Lake
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 12:30
The season came to a close a few minutes too early Saturday night for the Clear Lake girls. A fourth quarter run by the Lions fell short and they were defeated by Spirit Lake 53-43 in the Class 3A Regional final.
Lions cruise past Oelwein 73-52 in District opener
Wednesday, 22 February 2012 12:29
The Clear Lake boys sputtered a bit at the start, then cruised past Oelwein in the first round of Class 3A District 5 post season play. The Lions (12-10) advanced to play Waverly-Shell Rock Thursday at Mason City with their 73-52 victory.
“It was a slow start, but once we settled in we played well,” said Coach Kevin Kahler. “We did what we needed to do. It was a good effort.”
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