Tough loss lands the Lions as NCC runner-up
Wednesday, 11 July 2012 10:51
The highs were high and the lows were low last week in Clear Lake baseball. The Lions opened the week with a strong win over Webster City to set up an exciting showdown with conference leader Bishop Garrigan. Another win had the Lions in a tie for the North Central Conference title, but a stunning loss to Humboldt relegated the team to NCC runner-up this year.
Tough season ends for Clear Lake softball team
Wednesday, 11 July 2012 10:48
Decorah tops Lions in District action
The season came to an end last week for the Clear Lake softball team. After dropping their final regular season game to Webster City, Decorah topped the Lions in the opening round of District play Friday.
The Lions finished the season with a 2-25 record.
“Overall, this was a rough season. It’s difficult to lose on a regular basis and be expected to keep playing with
Bicycle racing takes over the town; Zirbel wins Criterium race
Wednesday, 11 July 2012 10:47
Clear Lake’s Fourth of July fireworks gave way to bicycle racing excitement Saturday and Sunday.
Professional cyclist Tom Zirbel said he was motivated by friends and family from his hometown and he came from behind to win the Iowa State Criterium Championship race through downtown Saturday night. Zirbel, a professional racer with the Optum-Kelly Benefit Strategies Team, came from the second pack of racers with nine laps to go to
Lions end season with five conference wins; top Mohawks
Thursday, 05 July 2012 12:08
The Clear Lake baseball team set the stage for an exciting finish to the conference season by picking up five league wins, along with two non-conference victories, last week. The Lions are now 27-4, 12-2 in North Central Conference play, and rated No. 4 in Class 3A.
The Lions rank second in Class 3A in team batting average, and have individual players in the top five in key statistics: Ozzie Adams third in batting average at .515); RBI’s, Tanner Truesdell second with 44; runs scored,
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