Category Archives: Sports

Lions earn a place in the play-offs

(Above) Clear Lake’s Sean Wendel (74) and Max McKenna (77) try to make a hole for ball carrier Nick Danielson (5) who just received the hand-off from quarterback Jaylen DeVries.  -Reporter photos by Chris Barragy The Clear Lake defense manhandled Crestwood 21-0 Friday night, assuring the Lions of a spot in the Class 2A play-offs…
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IF-A sweeps CL girls in NCC action

(Above) Macy Mixdorf gets under a hit during Thursday night’s game against Iowa Falls-Alden.  Chloe Mueller is ready to lend a hand.  Mueller led the team defensively with 15 digs.  -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy Iowa Falls-Alden (28-5, 7-0) showed why they are the North Central Conference champion.  The Cadets swept the Clear Lake girls…
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CL boys capture NCC X-C title

Clear Lake’s varsity boys were able to hold off a hard charging Humboldt team to place first in  the North Central Conference Championship held at Algona Tuesday, Oct. 10.  The top three teams were: Clear Lake with 38 points, Humboldt with 40 points and Webster City with 89 points. “Humboldt sent all of its seven…
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GHV run game stifled in 28-10 loss

(Above) GHV’s Anthony Sherwood closes in on the New Hampton quarterback for a sack during Friday night’s game.  The Chickasaws defeated the Cardinals, 28-10.  -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy A tough run defense was too much for the Garner-Hayfield-Ventura Cardinals (4-4, 3-3) to overcome, as they dropped a 28-10 decision to the New Hampton Chickasaws…
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Cards rally for one win on the week

(Above) GHV’s Morgan Westendorf takes a set during Tuesday night’s game against Clarion-Goldfield-Dows.   Westendorf ended the night with four kills. -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy It was a tough week for the Garner-Hayfield-Ventura volleyball team, as they dropped three games, but rallied to pick up one win at a tournament held on Saturday. C-G-D…
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Successful week for GHV X-C teams

It was quite the week for both the boys and girls Garner-Hayfield-Ventura cross country teams.  The boys won the Top of Iowa East Division Conference meet, with a one-two finish by Reece Smith and Ray Cataldo.  Although the girls team didn’t place high, GHV’s Abby Christians won her first race of the season.  The teams…
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