Category Archives: Sports

Schedules for the 2020 Iowa high school football season announced

Clear Lake is among the 54 teams competing in Class 2A Schedules for the 2020 Iowa high school football regular season were announced by the Iowa High School Athletic Association last week.  The schedules are in place for just one year, as opposed to the usual two-year football cycle. Districts and groups are assigned by…
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Earth Day 5k and 10k races will be held virtually

Race director Steven Story and the Clear Lake Earth Day team have a creative solution for this year’s race.  In response to the coronavirus crisis, the Earth Day 5K and 10K races will be held virtually.   Those who have already registered you do not need to do anything, organizers will manage the transition for…
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Merfeld earns Student Athlete Achievement Award

Presenting banker Craig Braget, SVP & CFO at MBT Bank, presented Julia Merfeld, of Clear Lake High School, the 2020 Iowa Bankers Association Student Athlete Achievement Award for Class 3A.  -Submitted photo Julia Merfeld, a senior at Clear Lake High School, was recently honored as the 2020 Class 3A recipient of the Iowa Bankers Association’s…
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Five Clear Lake boys named to NCC All-Conference teams

by Marianne Gasaway Five members of the North Central Conference champion Clear Lake Lions have been named to All-conference teams, and for the first time in school history three Lion players were named to the First Team.   Clear Lake junior Andrew Formanek was one of three unanimous selections to the NCC First Team.  He…
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School closures suspend high school spring sports

Following Sunday’s announcements from Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, all spring activities of Iowa’s high school Unified Activities partners – the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union, the Iowa High School Athletic Association, the Iowa High School Music Association, and the Iowa High School Speech Association – will be prohibited through the state’s K-12 school recommended…
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Lions end historic season in State final four

(Above) Sara Faber works through an attempted block to put up two of her 21-points.  -Photos by Chris Barragy by Marianne Gasaway with contribution from Henry Luker Bishop Heelan of Sioux City used a late charge to defeat the Clear Lake Lions, 61-57, in the Class 3A State semifinal played Thursday, March 5. The Crusaders…
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