Category Archives: Sports

Smith breaks records at TIC Meet; team places fourth

by Michelle Watson Nothing better than being at home.  The Garner-Hayfield-Ventura boys track team hosted the Don Hoppel Relays on Monday, April 30.  The Cardinals finished fifth out of eight teams.  Clear Lake won the meet with 149 points, followed by Forest City with 90.  GHV finished with 61 points. The team had two first…
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GHV trap team takes top honors at home meet

by Michelle Watson The Garner-Hayfield-Ventura Trap team hosted Algona, Bishop Garrigan and Mason City at the Ventura Gun Club on Wednesday, April 24.  The Card’s squad of Chase Moorehead, Ashley Moorehead, Nick Davis, Dakota Markla and Jack Powers placed first with a 233. There were 76 competitors. On Saturday, May 4, the Mason City Mohawks…
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CL girls compete at Don Hoppel Relays

by Marianne Gasaway Mikayla VanderPloeg led the Clear Lake girls with a second place finish at the Don Hoppel Relays held Monday, April 29, in Garner.  The Lions earned 41 points and finished sixth in the eight-team field.  Forest City was the clear winner with 181 points.  Osage was runner-up with 114. VanderPloeg recorded a…
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Tough outing for GHV boys golf team

by Michelle Watson The Garner-Hayfield-Ventura boys golf team had a tough outing on Monday, April 29, when they hosted a triangular with Bishop Garrigan and Lake Mills.  The Cardinals encountered two tough teams, finishing in third place with a score of 205.  Lake Mills and Bishop Garrigan were just two strokes apart.  The Bulldogs won…
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GHV girls fall to Humboldt and Mason City

by Michelle Watson Humboldt 2, GHV 0 The Garner-Hayfield-Ventura girls soccer team traveled to Humboldt on Thursday, April 25.  The Wildcats defeated the Cardinals, 2-0. Chloe Johnson gave it her all with 17 shots, 10 shots on goal and one corner kick.  She just couldn’t connect any with the net. Alison Johnson had six shots,…
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Mason City prevails in 3-1 victory over GHV

by Michelle Watson The Garner-Hayfield-Ventura boys soccer team traveled to Mason City on Monday, April 29, to face the Mohawks.  The Cardinals put up a good fight, but it was Mason City that prevailed, 3-1. Although the Cardinals were down five starters, the team put themselves in great position to knock in a few goals…
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