Category Archives: Sports

Lions earn All-State football honors

by Marianne Gasaway Three members of the Clear Lake Lions football team have been named to the Iowa Print Sports Writers Association’s All-State teams. IPSWA members, with assistance from the Iowa Football Coaches Association, selected players through a virtual meeting held on Sunday, Nov. 22. Jagger Schmitt was chosen as a defensive back on the…
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CL girls stomp Charles City, 76-18, in season opener

by Marianne Gasaway Fifth ranked Clear Lake started the season off with a bang Tuesday night.  The Lions up-ended Charles City, 76-18 in a non-conference opener for both schools. The Lions held the Comets to a mere four-points in the first half and every member of the team saw significant playing time in the romp.…
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Colon will be resident athlete in Ames

(Above) Joe Colon picks up another win for team USA.  -Submitted photo by Marianne Gasaway Joe Colon, a Clear Lake two-time state champion wrestler who went on to excel on the mat in college and beyond, is returning to Iowa as a resident athlete at the Cyclone Regional Training Center (CRT) in Ames. Iowa State…
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Clear Lake girls ranked fifth by IGHSAU

The Clear Lake girls basketball team is listed fifth in 2020-21 preseason ratings posted last week by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union. The Lions finished the 2019-20 season with a record of 22-3, which included a trip to the State Tournament.  Clear Lake advanced to the State semi-finals with an opening round victory…
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COVID guidelines at CLHS gym

by Dale Ludwig, Clear Lake Activities Director As we enter the winter sports season, Clear Lake Community School is requiring all spectators at all activity and athletic events to wear a mask at all times to help control the spread of the COVID-19 virus.  We also need spectators to practice good social distancing protocol at…
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A preview of the basketball season

The game looked familiar, but the setting did not Monday night, as the Clear Lake Lions hosted Newman Catholic for a Hall of Pride scrimmage.  State-mandated rules limiting the number of spectators allowed at high school sporting events changed the look of the annual program administrated through the Iowa High School Athletic Association.  The scrimmages…
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