Category Archives: Sports

Lions keep pre-season hopes alive with big win

(Above) Clear Lake’s Kade Hambly celebrates after collecting a sack.-Reporter photo by Chris Barragy The Clear Lake Lions played their best game of the season when they needed it the most.  The Lions stunned New Hampton Friday night with a 42-7 victory, keeping their hopes of a post-season berth alive. Crestwood locked up the Class…
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GHV Cardinals pound Clarion-Goldfield-Dows, 36-0

A total team effort helped the Garner-Hayfield-Ventura football team to a shut-out victory against Clarion-Goldfield-Dows (2-6) on Friday, Oct. 12, in Clarion.  The win moved the Cardinal’s record to 3-5. “We were able to put together four good quarters on both sides of the ball,” said Coach Scott Van Dusseldorp.  “I am so proud of…
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Clear Lake runners do well at NCC meet

(Above) Clear Lake’s Ben Stroup finished in 19th place at the NCC Meet.  -Photo courtesy of Don Pedelty Clear Lake cross country teams competed in the North Central Conference race last week.  The Lion boys ran a strong race and finished second overall to eighth ranked Humboldt.  The Clear Lake girls were fourth overall. The…
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CL volleyball team tops St. Edmond

The Clear Lake volleyball team earned a win over Fort Dodge St. Edmond Thursday, Oct. 11.  The Lions captured the North Central Conference match with scores of 25-20, 22-25, 25-20, 25-21. “We played very well and were firing on all cylinders. We finally had all areas of our offense and defense clicking,” said Coach Richie…
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Cardinal girls move volleyball record to 3-5 with one win; two losses

The Garner-Hayfield-Ventura volleyball team had a busy week, with a game on Tuesday and hosting a tournament on Saturday. C-G-D 3, GHV 0 The Garner-Hayfield-Ventura volleyball team is coming into the home stretch of its 2018 season.  The Cardinals are sixth in the Top of Iowa West Conference with a record of 3-5.  GHV has…
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Lion offense rolls over Forest City

(Above) Clear Lake’s Austin Larson manhandles a Forest City running back during Friday night’s game.  Ready to lend a hand were Alex Snelling (8), Jagger Schmitt (25) and Nick Danielson (5).  Reporter photo by Chris Barragy The Clear Lake Lions handled Forest City with ease Friday night, setting the stage for an important Class 2A…
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