Category Archives: Sports

Even Mother Nature can’t stop the Lions

(Above) Mitchell Raber used some track skills to hurdle over this Forest City player. The leap paid off, as Raber ended up in the endzone for the second touchdown of the game for the Lions. -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy By Michelle Watson Mother Nature was an unwelcome player in Friday night’s match-up between the…
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Investigation leads to changes for Clear Lake volleyball team

(Above) Heather Johnson took over as head volleyball coach following former coach Richie Ellis being placed under investigation for a reported locker room incident.  -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy By Marianne Gasaway Clear Lake Head Volleyball Coach Richie Ellis has been placed on paid administrative leave from coaching duties while school leaders complete their investigation…
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Clear Lake X-C team competes at Dick Bell Invitational

By Michelle Watson The Clear Lake cross country team had one of their best meets of the year when they competed in the Dick Bell Invitational in Eagle Grove on Tuesday, Oct. 8. “We had many personal records run for both the boys and girls teams,” said Coach Nick DiMarco.  “I think most of the…
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Clear Lake volleyball game goes 0-5 on the week

(Above) Sara Faber gets a block during Thursday night’s game against IF-A.  -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy By Michelle Watson It was a tough week for the Clear Lake volleyball team, falling to Iowa Falls-Alden and going 0-5 at a tournament held on Saturday.  The losses moved the Lion’s record to 7-19. IF-A 3, Clear…
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Regional volleyball pairings announced

The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union has announced the 2019 Regional Volleyball pairings.  Clear Lake will face Crestwood in the opening round of Class 3A-Region 5 on Wednesday, Oct. 23.  The game will be played at Crestwood High School at 7 p.m. Crestwood has a record of 14-12. Also in the Class 3A-Region 5…
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Revenge was sweet

(Above) Austin Larson was very close to blocking this Crestwood punt.  The Lions topped the Cadets 35-0 in Friday night’s match-up.  -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy by Marianne Gasaway The Clear Lake Lions took care of a major piece of business Friday night.  The Lions shut out Crestwood, 35-0, in Class 2A, District 2 play. …
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