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CL girls top Humboldt; fall to Algona

(Above) Clear Lake’s Zoe Fasbender faces off against an Algona defender.  The Lions lost for the second time this season to Algona.  -Reporter photo by by Chris Barragy By Marianne Gasaway The Clear Lake girls picked up one important North Central Conference victory last week, but for the second time this season lost to Algona,…
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Lions come away with hard fought win over GHV

By Marianne Gasaway Clear Lake used a balanced attack and executed their game plan to perfection to come away with a hard-fought 63-57 victory over Garner-Hayfield-Ventura Thursday, Jan. 31. Lions Coach Jeremey Ainley acknowledged Cards stand-out James Betz, a Division I recruit, will get his points.  Clear Lake’s game plan was to shut down Betz’s…
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Seven CL grapplers still in hunt for State berth

By Marianne Gasaway Seven Clear Lake wrestlers will be on the mats Saturday vying for a State Tournament berth.  The Lions finished third at the Class 2A Sectional held Saturday in Osage.  Five grapplers won titles, while two others advanced with second place finishes. The Lions finished third in the team race behind Osage and…
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Nielsen to compete for GHV

By Michelle Watson The Garner-Hayfield-Ventura wrestling team had one wrestler that made it through the Class 2A Sectional wrestling tournament held in Osage on Saturday, Feb. 2.  Tyler Nielsen will represent the Cardinals at the District Meet this weekend in Clear Lake. Nielsen, who wrestles heavy weight, received a bye in the first round.  In…
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Clear Lake boys prevail over scrappy Humboldt team

By Marianne Gasaway Entering the final week of the regular season, the Clear Lake Lions are a perfect 17-0 and ranked number one in Class 3A.  Last week the Lions cruised past North Central Conference rival Humboldt, 63-54. Clear Lake was slated to complete their conference schedule with games on the road against Hampton-Dumont (Tuesday,…
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Cardinals shake cold start on way to 66-39 victory

By Michelle Watson After a slow start, Garner-Hayfield-Ventura boys found their groove and cruised to a 30-point victory over North Union (2-12, 2-14) at home on Friday, Feb. 1. “We haven’t played our best basketball coming into games on back-to-back nights and we came out to a very slow start.  They were able to make…
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