Sunday 1 February 2015


GHV boys on a roll



Wednesday, 14 January 2015 15:47

The Garner-Hayfield/Ventura boys rolled through last week, picking up three more wins and moving their record to 8-2 in the North Iowa Conference and 9-2 overall.

GHV 64, Osage 55

Tuesday night’s game against Osage was anything but predictable for the GHV boys.  The Cardinals had easy sailing in the first half, but the Green Devils came back with a vengeance in the second half.

The Cards opened the game with some strong three-point shooting and jumped to an early 15-7 lead in the first quarter.


Clear Lake girls lack rhythm; fall to Humboldt, 61-55



Wednesday, 14 January 2015 15:46

Clear Lake had a hard time finding their rhythm in their first game back from the holiday break Jan. 9.  Humboldt took advantage of Lion mistakes and came away with a 61-55 North Central Conference win.  The loss dropped the Lions to 4-4 overall and 3-2 in the NCC.

“We weren’t able to match their energy in this game,” said Clear Lake Coach Bart Smith. 


Rollercoaster week for Cards



Wednesday, 14 January 2015 15:44

It was a week of ups and downs for the Garner-Hayfield/Ventura girls, as they went 1-2 on the week and moved their record to 8-3 in the NIC. 

Osage, 50, GHV 47

The Cardinal girls dropped a three-point heartbreaker to the undefeated Osage girls basketball team on Tuesday, Jan. 6.

It was back-to-back scoring in the first quarter, until the Green Devils went on a seven-point scoring run to end the first quarter with a 16-11 lead.

GHV battled back and tied it up 24-24.  A two-point shot by Jillian Heitland gave the Cardinals their first lead of the game, 29-28.  Osage answered that with a bucket and a three, to end the half with a 33-29 lead.


Lions place third at Forest City



Wednesday, 14 January 2015 15:43

The Clear Lake wrestling team traveled to Forest City for the eight-team Forest City Invite Saturday. The Lions finished in third place, just 9.5 points out of first. Charles City edged Oelwein by a point to win the title. 

Four Lions claimed titles: Brennen Doebel, Ryan Schmalen, Ryan Leisure and Ryan Faught.  Leisure was voted the Most Outstanding Wrestler of the tournament after beating second ranked John Etherington, of Charles City, 5-0. 


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