Category Archives: Sports

A spectacular senior season

Clear Lake seniors Drew Enke and Tate Storbeck look toward the scoreboard in the final moments of their State Basketball experience last week.  The Lions, who qualified for State for the first time in 40 years, finished in fourth place in Class 3A.  Enjoy photos and stories from their games in a special section in…
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Lions move on

(Above) It was a battle of the bigs, as Clear Lake’s Jared Penning puts up a shot.  -Reporter photos by Chris Barragy Clear Lake beats West Delaware, 61-46 by Marianne Gasaway The Clear Lake Lions advanced to the Class 3A State semi-finals with a 61-46 win over West Delaware, Manchester Tuesday afternoon at Wells Fargo…
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Ticket gets punched

(Above) Coach Jeremey Ainley celebrates with his team following their 63-53 victory over Charles City in the Class 3A sub-state championship game played Tuesday, Feb. 26.  -Reporter photos by Chris Barragy by Marianne Gasaway The Clear Lake Lions punched their ticket to the State basketball tournament with a thrilling 63-53 victory over Charles City in…
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The drought is over!

(Above) Clear Lake seniors Drew Enke (5) and Tate Storbeck (25) lead the celebration after the Clear Lake High School boys basketball team earned a State Qualifier banner last week.  The Lions played in the opening round at the State Tournament Tuesday, March 5.  See story on page 1B. - Reporter photo by Chris Barragy.…
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Lions remain perfect; one victory from a State berth

(Above) Clear Lake’s Nick Danielson keeps his eye on the action down court. -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy By Marianne Gasaway An 11-2 fourth quarter run, fueled by free throws, gave Clear Lake a 53-49 victory over Algona in a Class 3A Regional final Thursday night, Feb. 21.  The win kept the Lions’ season record…
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South Hamilton brings season to an end for GHV boys

By Michelle Watson The season came to a disappointing end for the Garner-Hayfield-Ventura boys basketball team when they dropped the 2A District final game to South Hamilton (20-1) on Tuesday, Feb. 19, in Webster City. “We knew coming into the game South Hamilton would be tough to beat.  They have some solid guards and move…
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