The road to a championship starts here
Wednesday, 26 October 2011 11:24
Lions close regular season with a perfect record; Host Oelwein in First Round game tonight
Quarterback Ozzie Adams passed his way into the Clear Lake High School record books and lifted the Lions to a 49-14 victory over Boone Friday night. The win wrapped up another perfect regular season for the team, making them the Class 3A District 3 champions, and continued the number one ranked Lions’ state-best win streak for regular games. The streak now stands at 41 straight regular season victories.
As the District 3 winner, the Lions (9-0) will host Oelwein (6-3), the fourth place finisher in District 4, in a 7 p.m. game tonight (Wednesday, Oct. 26). First round action begins at 7 p.m. at Lions Field. This is the 14th consecutive year the Lions
Toppin to represent G-H/V/W-H team
Wednesday, 26 October 2011 11:20
The Garner-Hayfield/Ventura/West Hancock cross country program will be well represented at the State Cross Country meet to be held this weekend in Fort Dodge.
The girls team placed third in the meet and will run at State as a team. The team scored 87 points, behind Bishop Heelan who had 53 points and MOC-FC with 75 points. Kamille Kronemann was the top runner for the girl’s team with a third place finish in 15:01. Nicole Burgardt and Maddie Tusha finished in 12th and 13th places respectively.
Hardwork pays off for Peterson
Wednesday, 26 October 2011 11:18
Clear Lake’s Trudy Peterson has been gaining steam as the season has progressed. Saturday the Clear Lake sophomore recorded her best time of the season, 15:58, and earned a trip to the State Cross Country Meet in Fort Dodge Saturday. Peterson placed ninth overall in the Class 3A District meet at Spencer.
The top three teams and top 10 individuals qualified for the State Meet.
The Clear Lake girls and boys teams both finished in ninth place in the very tough District.
Vikings just short of victory
Wednesday, 26 October 2011 11:17
For the second week in a row, the Ventura Vikings saw their chances for a victory slip away in the final minute of play. With 1:15 remaining in Friday night’s match-up at Riceville the game was tied 40-40, but a final Wildcat TD with :09 remaining on the clock ended the game. The loss closed the chapter on 67 years of Ventura football.
“This was another hard fought game against a good team where our kids played well, but just came up short,” said Coach Mark Pueggel. “We played well on defense at times, but still gave up a couple of big plays when we needed a stop.”
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