Category Archives: Sports

Three Lions earn NCC recognition

Three members of the Clear Lake boys basketball team have received All-North Central Conference honors. The Lions’ one-two scoring punch of Zach Lester and Thomas Storbeck, who helped the team to an 11-3 record in the league, were First Team All-NCC selections.  Lester was a unanimous pick.  Drew Enke was a Third Team selection. Lester,…
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All five GHV starters receive TIC West honors

The Garner-Hayfield-Ventura boys basketball team was well represented on the TIC West All-Conference teams.  After going undefeated in league play with a 16-0 record, and earning a berth in the State tournament, the accolades are well deserved.  All five of the Cardinal starters earned recognition. Leading the way was sophomore James Betz, who not only…
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Four CL girls earn NCC honors

Four members of the Clear Lake girls basketball team have received All-North Central Conference honors.  The Lions were champions of the NCC with a 13-1 record.  It was the 10th time Clear Lake has won the NCC title and the fourth time since the five-girl game was begun. Emily Snelling, a senior, was a unanimous…
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Betz named to Class 2A INA All-State Team

James Betz, a 6’7” sophomore at Garner-Hayfield-Ventura High School, was named to the Iowa Newspaper Association’s All-State Boys Basketball Team for Class 2A.  Betz was a named to the Third Team as a front line player. Betz was the Cardinal’s leading scorer, averaging 12.2 points per game.  He scored 306 total points for the season.…
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Lau and Heitland earn TIC All-Conference recognition

Two girls from the Garner-Hayfield-Ventura basketball team were honored with post-season recognition in the Top of Iowa West Conference for the 2016-17 season. Senior Hannah Lau, who has a had a remarkable career with the Cardinals, was named Player of the Year by the TIC West coaches. She was also named First Team All-Conference. “Hannah…
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Ellis named new head volleyball coach at CLHS

Richie Ellis has been named as the new head volleyball coach at Clear Lake High School. Ellis, who is in his first year at Clear Lake, is currently the fourth grade language arts/writing teacher at Clear Creek Elementary.  Ellis will also serve as the eighth grade girls basketball coach and seventh grade boys track coach. …
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