Vikes come up short despite scoring frenzy
Wednesday, 14 September 2011 12:12
If there is one thing that can be said about eight man football - it is not boring. The game Friday night at Ventura against Tripoli was no exception, as a total of 16 touchdowns were scored. Unfortunately, the seven touchdowns Ventura scored weren’t enough to take down the Panthers. They fell, 64-51, in the high-scoring showdown.
The Vikings came out on fire and picked up the first touchdown on a 53-yard pass from Ryan Schmitz to Shawn Murphy. The extra point by Schmitz was good for a 7-0 lead. Ventura again scored on a nice 40 yard scramble by Schmitz, 13-0. On the next play, Colton Knutson stripped the ball and the Vikings again took possession, but turned the ball over on downs.
Clear Lake volleyball team drops matches in triangular meet
Wednesday, 14 September 2011 11:57
The Clear Lake volleyball team met up with some tough competition in a triangular match Thursday. Third ranked (3A) Charles City and (4A) Mason City both swept the Lions.
Charles City cruised to a 25-8, 25-5 win, while the match with Mohawks was closer, 25-14, 25-20.
“I thought we looked a little nervous versus Charles City. We came out of the locker room not ready to play and that is my fault as the head coach,” said the Lion leader, Scott Swenson. “Charles City
Clear Lake cross country teams compete at Belmond
Wednesday, 14 September 2011 11:49
Clear Lake cross county teams were at Belmond Tuesday, Sept. 6, to compete in the B-K Invitational. The Lions girls posted a third place finish as a team, while the boys were fourth overall.
This week the Lions invite the public to cheer them on at their home meet at the Baptist Camp Thursday, Sept. 16, beginning at 4:30 p.m.
Respectable season opener for CL cross country teams
Wednesday, 07 September 2011 12:06
Clear Lake cross country teams made a very respectable showing at their first meet of the season. The Lions participated in the Newman Invitational Tuesday, Aug. 3. In the varsity girls race, the Lions finished as runner-up in the team standings, while the varsity boys were fifth overall.
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