Girls battling for a top spot
Wednesday, 23 January 2013 12:27
The Lions notched two more wins on their belt last week and remained in the conference race with victories over Webster City and Hampton Dumont. The team is now 10-3 overall and 9-2 in the North Central Conference. Fort Dodge St. Ed’s sits atop the league standings heading into the final two weeks of the conference season with a 12-2 mark. Clear Lake and and Hampton-Dumont are both at 9-2 and Algona and Iowa Falls-Alden are both at 8-4. The Lions are slated to travel to St. Ed’s Friday, Jan. 25, to take on the NCC leaders.
G-H/V girls pick up two more wins
Wednesday, 23 January 2013 12:26
Three games in one week made for a long stretch of basketball for the Garner-Hayfield/Ventura girls. The team picked up two road wins and dropped a home contest.
West Hancock 56, G-H/V 42
Tuesday night’s matchup with West Hancock showed the G-H/V girls the importance of playing a full 32 minutes. Despite playing a great first quarter, the Cardinals let up the intensity in the remaining three, dropping the game, 56-42.
Grapplers take 3rd in NCC Tourney
Wednesday, 23 January 2013 12:23
The Clear Lake wrestling team placed third Saturday in the nine-team North Central Conference tournament. Humboldt won the tourney, followed by Webster City.
Lion wrestlers beat #9 Osage following a 30-30 tie
Wednesday, 16 January 2013 13:00
The Clear Lake wrestling team pulled off a big upset Saturday, beating ninth ranked Osage on criteria. The meet ended up in a 30-30 tie, but the Lions had three pins to Osage’s two and were awarded the win.
“Any win is big, but to beat the ninth ranked team in their gym was really something special for the boys on Saturday,” said Clear Lake Coach Gary Weber. “The entire team wrestled well and it shows how good we can be if we stay off our backs.”
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