Lion runners bunch toward the top for good results
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 11:03
Clear Lake runners are using the strength in numbers approach to earn some good placements
“As a group, they keep pushing each other in the race and running close to each other. That’s helping to move everyone closer to the top,” said Coaches Jerry Morris and Lothar Meyer.
The teams competed Wednesday, Oct. 5, at Eagle Grove. The Clear Lake girls teams finished fifth in overall standings, while the boys were seventh.
Lions hitting on all cylinders
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 11:20
The Clear Lake Lions seem to be hitting on all cylinders -- and that’s important heading into arguably one of the biggest regular season games ever to be played at Lions Field.
The Lions pummeled Ballard 54-0 Friday night, setting up a meeting between the number one ranked Lions and number two rated Webster City Lynx this week. Both Class 3A District 3 teams are 6-0. The Lions, who have outscored their opponents 110-6 in the last two games, bring a 38 game regular season and 30 game district win streaks to the contest.
Vikings keep scoring train rolling; down CAL, 74-32
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 11:16
One thing can be said for the Ventura Vikings - they sure know how to score. So far this season, the Vikings have amassed 253 points. Friday night’s game against CAL was no exception to the scoring frenzy, as Ventura topped the Cadets, 74-32.
Ventura was a scoring machine in the first quarter, collecting four touchdowns.
Schmitz opened the scoring with a 31-yard run, followed by a completed seven-yard pass to Shawn Murphy. Both PAT attempts were blocked for a 12-0 lead. Joel Watson
G-H/V/WH cross country teams have impressive week
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 11:14
The Garner-Hayfield/Ventura/West Hancock cross country teams put in another impressive week. Both the girls and boys brought home top finishes in their home meet held Monday, Sept. 26, and a met at Hampton-Dumont on Thursday, Sept. 29.
The girl’s team placed first and the boys captured second place at their home meet. The girls finished with 20 points, ahead of North Iowa with 67 and Central Springs with 81. The boys finished with 61 points, behind Osage with 43 points. Seven teams competed in the meet.
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