Roger Backhaus

Roger Backhaus, 74, of Manly, Iowa, died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, at home.
    A funeral service for Roger will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, at Bethel United Methodist Church, 403 East South Street, Manly, with Pastor Don Preston officiating. Burial will be in the Manly Cemetery following the service. 
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Lions eliminated from play-offs

(Above) Clear Lake’s Kyle Calaguas (31) breaks a tackle and picks up some yards with the help of the offensive linemen Dalton Mennenga (52), Kyle Willms (78), Jared Penning (68) and Max McKenna (77).  -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy. Crestwood clinched the Class 2A District 2 title and eliminated Clear Lake from play-off contention for…
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Cardinals fall in the 4th quarter, 15-9

(Above) GHV’s Chase Theobald (4) delivers a nice block for running back Nick Joynt during Friday night’s game.  -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy In a tough-fought game of endurance, the Garner-Hayfield-Ventura Cardinals (5-3, 3-3) fell to the New Hampton Chickasaws (7-1, 5-1) on Friday, Oct. 14. The Cardinals led going into the fourth quarter, but…
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GHV captures tournament crown

The week was looking dismal for the Garner-Hayfield-Ventura volleyball team, as they dropped two matches earlier in the week, but the Cards came back with a vengeance on Saturday and claimed championship honors at their own tournament. Clarion-Goldfield 3, GHV 0 It was a tough night for the Garner-Hayfield-Ventura (13-8) volleyball team when they traveled…
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CL X-C teams earn runner-up honors at NCC meet

Clear Lake’s cross country teams each earned runner-up finishes at the North Central Conference Meet held Tuesday, Nov. 11, at Mayne’s Grove, Hampton.  Humboldt took home the NCC title in both races. Girls race The Clear Lake girls team ran their best team race of the year when it mattered most. “Second place is the…
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