Sunday 21 December 2014


Cardinals open 2014-15 wrestling season



Friday, 12 December 2014 10:02

It’s been a very busy week for the Garner-Hayfield/Ventura wrestling team.  

They started the week on Tuesday, Dec. 2, where they picked up wins over Algona, Eagle Grove and North Union at the Eagle Grove Tournament.  The Cardinals had close matches against Algona and Eagle Grove, topping Algona 42-39 and Eagle Grove 40-39.  GHV rolled over North Union, who had nine forfeits, 72-6.  


GHV girls start season with a 3-0 record



Friday, 12 December 2014 09:59

The Garner-Hayfield/Ventura girls started the 2014-15 season with a bang, jumping out to a 3-0 start.  

GHV 43, Newman 33

The Garner-Hayfield/Ventura girls hosted Newman Catholic on Tuesday, Dec. 2.  

The first quarter


Celebrating 50 years of Clear Lake wrestling



Wednesday, 03 December 2014 14:41

Fifty years of Clear Lake wrestling was celebrated off the mat Friday, Nov. 28, by past and present coaches, grapplers and the community at-large.

Gary Weber, who has led the program for more than half of its existence, said he wanted to honor the program’s rich history and thank everyone-- from statisticians, to parents, cheerleader chaperones, youth wrestling volunteers and countless others who have helped to make Clear Lake wrestling among the most successful in the state.


Surprise snowstorm brings Thanksgiving gift of waterfowl



Wednesday, 03 December 2014 14:40

by Lowell Washburn

Intermittent morning flurries had turned to steady snowfall by mid-day, and the weatherman was calling for additional accumulations of three to five inches.  It didn’t take a genius to determine that whatever waterfowl remained in the area would be in a panic.  Canada geese and mallard ducks would be looking for corn and were probably already staging an all out feeding frenzy.


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