Category Archives: Sports

Thompson stepping down as head CL baseball coach

by Marianne Gasaway Clear Lake Head Baseball Coach Seth Thompson has announced he is stepping down from the position. Thompson guided the Lions to the Class 3A State Championship in 2013, as well as the Class 2A titles in 2015 and 2016.  He has been at the Lion helm for 12 seasons, earning State Coach…
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Lions come out on top in close games

(Above) Kody Kearns went airborn to make a pass over two Algona defenders in Tuesday night’s game.  Kearns got a big steal in the game to help seal the Lions’ victory.  -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy by Michelle Watson Tough competition didn’t slow the Clear Lake boys down last week.  The team picked up two…
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Clear Lake girls only unbeaten team in the NCC

(Above) Kaitlyn Vanderploeg brings the ball down the floor during the home game match-up with Algona.  -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy by Marianne Gasaway The Clear Lake girls recorded a pair of key North Central Conference victories last week, improving their record to 11-1 overall.  Their win over Hampton-Dumont made them the only unbeaten team…
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Lion grapplers plagued by injury and illness

by Marianne Gasaway Clear Lake’s wrestling team had a slow week, but that may be just what the Lions need heading into the final weeks of the season.  Plagued by injury and illness, the Lions hosted Hampton-Dumont and Iowa Falls-Alden in a triangular Thursday, but Saturday’s Osage duals were cancelled due to the weather. The…
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State Co-ed champs honored

Ashley DeLong and Tate Storbeck were honored at a recent basketball game for winning the Class 1A State Co-ed Golf Championship last summer.  The co-ed meet was an alternate shot format.  The two combined to shoot a 73 and won the cardback to win the tournament.  DeLong and Storbeck will also be honored at the…
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