Lions extend regular season wins to 37
Wednesday, 28 September 2011 11:33
Clear Lake scored on every drive in a 56-6 thrashing of Humboldt Friday night, Sept. 23, on the Wildcats’ home field. The win moved the top rated (3A) Lions to 5-0 and extended their state leading longest regular season chain of wins to 37 games.
The Lions jumped out to a 36-0 lead at the half. Three of the touchdowns were provided by junior fullback Cody Maulsby, who tallied 213 yards on 24 carries. He added a fourth TD in the third quarter, running for a 49-yard score on third down and nine.
CL cross country teams encounter some tough competition
Wednesday, 28 September 2011 11:31
Clear Lake cross country teams competed at Humboldt, Monday, Sept. 19 and at Mason City on Thursday, Sept. 22.
Both Lion teams finished in the upper half of the large event. The varsity girls places seventh among 19 full teams; the varsity boys placed ninth overall out of 20 full teams.
The cross country season is now hitting its stride, with the Lions running in four events over an 11 day span.
Lions fall after a hard fight
Wednesday, 28 September 2011 11:23
It was battle to the end for the Clear Lake volleyball team when they faced St. Edmond on Thursday, Sept. 22.
The Lions fought hard in the first two games with wins of 27-25 and 25-22. Unfortunately, St. Edmond picked up their game and won the next three, 25-15, 25-16 and 15-8.
“The girls came out of the locker room with a sense of urgency,” said Coach Scott Swenson. “They had their backs against the wall the first two sets, but with some coaching adjustments, found a way to win. The last three sets we lost our aggressiveness. We started to play on our heels, instead of our toes, and lost our momentum.”
Kaitlyn Pitzen led the team at the net with 17 kills, followed closely by Jenna Peterson with 15. Also collecting kills were Taylor Julsen with seven and Brianna Hagen with four.
Serving was led by Peterson, who was 21/23 with five aces.
Defensive leaders included Megan Kopriva with 13 digs, Ryan Pierce had 10 and Emily Wilms contributed - Read More Via e-Edition
Lady Vikes move to 2-0 in Conference
Wednesday, 28 September 2011 11:22
It was a successful week on the road for the Ventura volleyball team, as they picked up two wins.
Ventura vs. CCE
The Lady Vikes topped Clay Central-Everly Tuesday night, Sept. 20. Ventura won a close first game, 25-21. They dropped the second game, 25-20, before going on to win the next two games, 25-22 and 25-18.
“We really came together tonight as a team,” said Coach Abby Roenfanz. “I am very proud of how well they played and were able to adapt. They kept their heads up even when down and fought for every point.”
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