Category Archives: Sports

Lions bring home honors at State Meet

(Above) Clear Lake’s Eric Faught battled Shea Ruffridge, of Pocahontas, in the championship round.  Although Faught had beaten Ruffridge earlier in the season, Ruffridge came out on top Saturday.  Clear Lake wrestlers brought home honors, as well as experience to build on next year, from the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament held Thursday through Saturday at…
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Back to State

(Above) Clear Lake’s Gretchen Jones drives to the basket against an Algona defender.  The 54-51 victory gave the Lions an opportunity to take another run at the State tournament.  -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy The Clear Lake girls basketball team is on its way back to the State Tournament for the fourth time in  five…
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Cards top Osage to open Class 2A District 5 play

A scrappy Garner-Hayfield-Ventura team dug deep and battled hard to come up with a victory over Osage (14-9) in the first round of the Class 2A District 5 semifinal played at Forest City, on Thursday, Feb. 15. “There were a lot of things to worry about when playing a tough opponent like Osage,” said Coach…
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Lions hold off determined GHV girls

Clear Lake advances to meet IF-A in Regional tonight   Garner-Hayfield-Ventura gave the fifth rated Clear Lake girls all they could handle for nearly three quarters, but the inevitable run by the Lions helped them earn a 64-38 victory in the Class 3A Region 2 opening round Saturday, Feb. 10. The final score was not…
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Lion defense provides win over Lynx

(Above) Clear Lake senior Jordyn Barragy takes the ball inside against Webster City, helping the Lions to a win.  Barragy scored 15 points and had five rebounds in the victory.-Reporter photo by Chris Barragy. The Clear Lake girls ended the regular season with a perfect 9-0 record in the North Central Conference.  The Lions raced…
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Clear Lake boys rally for 48-47 win over GHV

Call them the come-back kids. The Clear Lake Lions extended their win streak to 10 and won Thursday night in a nail biter over Garner-Hayfield-Ventura, 48-47.  Since the Christmas break the Lions (16-4) have won 11 of 12 outings and are playing with confidence with the post-season on the horizon. “We just kept telling them…
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