Lions tally up 42 points in victory over Algona
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 12:10
Clear Lake’s new scoreboard got quite a workout Friday, as the Lions scored six touchdowns in a 42-20 victory over Algona. The win kept the state’s longest regular season win streak going at 36 for Clear Lake and propelled the Lions to the number one ranking among Class 3A teams in the Associated Press poll announced Monday. Another District 3 team, Webster City, is currently ranked second.
Friday night the Lions broke open a game tied at 7-7 after the one quarter by scoring three TDs in the second quarter. They added scores in each of the remaining periods. Five different Lions provided the scoring and Matt Bieber had two touchdowns.
X-C team fairs well at home meet
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 12:08
Clear Lake hosted its cross country invitational Thursday, Sept. 15, at the Baptist Camp at Ventura. Each Lion team had a strong outing, resulting in a third place finish overall for the varsity boys team; the Clear Lake girls were fourth overall.
Coaches Lothar Meyer and Jerry Morris extended their thanks to the Baptist Camp and the people that work there for all their hard work in helping to get the grounds ready and running the meet. “It is really appreciated that they let us use the facility and help us get it ready.
G-H/V/WH cross country team collecting some top place finishes
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 12:02
The Garner-Hayfield/Ventura/West Hancock cross country team has been logging some miles and picking up some top place finishes in recent meets.
The team opened the season on Tuesday, Aug. 30, when they competed at the Newman meet in Mason City. The boy’s team placed third with 98 points behind Mason City with 65 points and Osage with 83 points. The girls placed first with 41 points, followed
Vikings fall to #2 rated Northeast Hamilton
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 12:01
The Vikings traveled to Blairsburg on Friday night to take on number two rated Northeast Hamilton in a District three showdown.
The Trojans scored on their first possession of the game for an 8-0 lead. The rest of the quarter was a defensive struggle with neither team scoring for the remainder of the quarter.
NEH scored twice in the second quarter before the Vikings got on the board. A 25-yard pass from Ryan Schmitz to Joel Watson set up a five-yard run Schmitz took into the endzone for a score of 24-6. On what appeared to be the final play of the half, the Viking’s defense brought down the receiver after the buzzer sounded. Ventura was leaving the field, when they were called back by the
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