Category Archives: Sports

CL baseball players named to Class 2A All-District Teams

Four members of the Clear Lake Lions baseball team have been honored as members of the Class 2A All-District Teams. “I was happy to see coaches reward our players for their body of work throughout the season, playing a very difficult schedule and having to produce those numbers against better pitching and teams than most…
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Merfeld named to All-State list

A Clear Lake freshman has been named to the Iowa Girls Coaches Association All-State lists. Infielder Julia Merfeld  was selected for the Class 3A Third Team All-State. Merfeld played in 14 NCC games, during which the Lions went 6-8.  She averaged .456 at the plate, with 26 hits.  Her fielding percentage was .855.
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Storbeck wins Junior Tour Mid Summer Classic

(Above) Clear Lake’s Thomas Storbeck won the boys 16-18 year-old division at the annual Junior Tour Mid Summer Classic, held July 17-18, in Ankeny, Iowa. From (L-R): Thomas Storbeck, Austin Reynolds, Ben Bermel and head PGA Professional Curt Ingham.  -Submitted photo Thomas Storbeck, a standout golfer at Clear Lake High School, was the winner of…
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Lions land seven on All-NCC teams

The Clear Lake Lions baseball team landed three players on the 2017 All-North Central Conference First Team, while four others earned recognition in the all-conference balloting. Junior Zach Lester was one of three unanimous picks on the All-NCC First Team.  Joining him was pitcher Max Hackbarth and outfielder Riley Mishler, both from NCC champion Webster…
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Four CL players named to All-NCC teams

The up and coming Clear Lake softball team is represented by four players on the All-North Central Conference Teams announced last week. Freshman infielder Julia Merfeld has been honored as a First Team All-North Central Conference selection.   Another freshman, outfielder Sara Faber, and infielder Chloe Mueller, a junior, were named to the All-NCC Second…
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GHV players named to All-Conference teams

It’s no surprise, considering the successful season the Garner-Hayfield-Ventura baseball team had, that they would be well represented on the 2017 Top of Iowa West Division All-Conference lists.  The Cardinals had three players named to the First Team, three players on the Second Team and one player who earned Honorable Mention recognition. Nick Joynt, Ryan…
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