Three Cardinals earn NIC recognition
Wednesday, 27 February 2013 12:32
Toppin earns First Team All-Conference honors
The Garner-Hayfield/Ventura boys basketball team collected numerous conference honors at the conclusion of the North Iowa Conference season.
G-H/V’s coach, Joe Albertson, was named Coach of the Year for the NIC.
The team also had three players earn recognition on the North Iowa Conference teams. Joel Toppin claimed First Team All-Conference honors, while Braden Meints was named to the Second Team and Austin Kropp
Wrestlers prove ability at State Meet
Wednesday, 20 February 2013 12:20
Clear Lake took a small, but mighty contingent to the State Wrestling Tournament and emerged with big results. With just four wrestlers, the Lions placed eighth out of 96 Class 2A schools at the 2013 State Wrestling tournament. Three of Clear Lake’s wrestlers earned their way to the placewinners’ platform Saturday night.
The Lions were led by senior Brice Wilcke, who qualified for Saturday night championship match at 170-pounds after a thrilling overtime win in the semifinals.
Lions moving on
Wednesday, 20 February 2013 12:18
Fueled by a hustle play from junior Pete Swenson, the Clear Lake boys secured a win over Gilbert Monday night and advanced in post-season tournament play.
Late in the game Swenson dove to make a steal and tipped the ball to teammate Spencer Davidson, who drove the floor and laid the ball in the basket, giving the Lions a
Girls drop a heartbreaker
Wednesday, 20 February 2013 12:17
Time wasn’t on Clear Lake’s side Saturday.
“We just ran out of time,” said Clear Lake Coach Bart Smith after his team fell, 40-39, to Charles City in the Class 4A Regional played in Clear Lake. “Both teams competed and played tough defense the whole night and we just needed one more bucket to fall for us to win.”
The teams, which also met in the final game of the regular season where Clear Lake had a four-point win, were equally matched in their second contest. The score was 10-10 after one quarter and the Lions led 19-14 at the half.
The Comets tied the score at 27-27 after three periods and the lead switched back and forth in the final minutes.
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