Great season comes to a painful close
Wednesday, 25 July 2012 14:05
Clear Lake’s record breaking baseball season came to a close Wednesday, as Decorah upset the number three ranked Lions, 5-4, in the Class 3A, Sub-State 2 final in Charles City.
Zach Monson qualifies for U.S. Amateur Open
Wednesday, 25 July 2012 14:04
Zach Monson, formerly of Clear Lake, qualified for the U.S. Amateur Open to be held in Colorado, Aug. 13-19.
Monson qualified from a field of 88. He won by two strokes in the Dallas-Fort Worth area to qualify. The top two qualifiers move on to the U.S. Amateur Open.
CL captures District Championship
Wednesday, 18 July 2012 11:29
Lions play Decorah tonight with State berth on the line
CL 9, Oelwein 0
The Clear Lake Lions moved to just one win away from a State berth with a 9-0 win over Oelwein Monday night. The Lions (32-6) and ranked number three, will play Decorah tonight (Wednesday, July 18) in a Sub-State matchup to determine which of the Class 3A teams will advance to the State Tournament next week. Decorah (25-10) was a 12-6 winner over No. 9 New Hampton.
“Decorah is a good team with a good tradition and we know we will have to play a good game to beat them,” said Clear Lake Coach Seth Thompson. “Our boys have had a great year and we would love to see as many people as possible show up in Charles City Wed. to support them.”
Results announced for Bicycle, Blues and Barbecue races
Wednesday, 18 July 2012 11:27
Clear Lake played host to hundreds of bicyclists during the Bicycle, Blues and Barbecue event held the weekend of July 6-8. The party started on Friday night in City Park, downtown Clear Lake, with barbecue and live music.
On Saturday, a charity fun ride began at 7 a.m. The bicycle racing began on Saturday with omnium race format, where cyclists compete for the over-all best racer of the weekend in three cycling disciplines: time trial, criterium and road race.
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