Lions show promise in opener
Wednesday, 29 May 2013 12:23
The Clear Lake baseball team opened the season with a promising performance, then tested their mettle against Class 1A’s preseason number one team in the opening week of the season.
CL 11, Charles City 1
The Lions opened the season with a bang, shocking Charles City 11-1 Monday, May 20, at Lions Field.
“I thought this was a very promising start to our season and a little surprising to see such an offensive explosion in our first game against a perennially good team in Charles City,” said Clear Lake Head Coach Seth Thompson. “It was nice to see a number of kids in our program get a chance for the first time to see varsity starts, and I was happy with the way they responded individually and as a team.”
The Lions jumped out to a 6-0 lead in the first inning, added two more in the second and one more in each of the next three innings to end the game after five.
G-H/V soccer boys split Sub-State games
Wednesday, 29 May 2013 12:22
The Garner-Hayfield/Ventura boys soccer team won the first Sub-State game in the program’s three year history when they defeated West Sioux, 2-1.
Brad Nedved scored the team’s first goal early in the first half on a shot that bounced around in front of the net. West Sioux returned the favor to knot the game, 1-1. Neither scored the remainder of the game, sending the match into overtime.
Miserable start to the season for CL softball team
Wednesday, 29 May 2013 12:21
Central Springs gave the Clear Lake girls softball team a rough start to the 2013 season, walloping the Lions 17-1 in three rainy and cold innings played Wednesday, May 22.
The Lions fielded a young and relatively inexperienced squad. A number of returning letter winners did not play because they are still active in spring sports, including soccer and golf. The Lions’ varsity roster features six eighth and ninth graders.
CL boys soccer team falls in Sub-State
Wednesday, 29 May 2013 12:20
Third-ranked (Class 2A) Hudson ended the season for the Clear Lake boys in Sub-State soccer action Wednesday, May 22.
Hudson, playing on its home field, defeated the Lions 2-1 in the Sub-State semi-final.
The Pirates advanced to face No. 16 Waverly-Shell Rock Saturday and were defeated by the Go-Hawks,
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