Clear Lake volleyball team faces tough competition
Wednesday, 19 October 2011 11:06
The Clear Lake volleyball team continues to learn from some of the best. The Lions finished their home season by facing No. 15 (3A) Algona, then competed against the Bulldogs again, as well as seventh ranked Sheldon at the Algona Tournament Saturday. As the season draws to a close, Coach Scott Swenson put the spotlight on his teams’ only senior, Ryan Pierce, who played in her last home game and tournament.
Lady Vikes top G-T; fall to Newman
Wednesday, 19 October 2011 10:51
It was a week of highs and lows for the Ventura volleyball team, picking up one win and one loss.
Ventura 3, G-T 0
The Lady Vikes were pumped up for their last regular season home meet and Parent’s Night, as they downed Graettinger-Terril in three games, 25-17, 25-18 and 25-23.
“It was a nice win. I am proud of my team for their work. We made a couple of changes in the line-up and the girls took the changes and ran with them,” said Coach Abby Roenfanz.
Vikings drop hard-fought battle
Wednesday, 19 October 2011 10:50
It was a hard hitting, hard played game on Friday night, when the Ventura Vikings traveled to Clarksville to take on the eighth ranked Indians in District 3 action. The Vikings gave the Indians a run for their money, leading the game by one point with 1:40 remaining in the game, but one last touchdown in the final minute of play gave Clarksville the 49-42 victory.
Ventura got on the board first with a four-yard run to the end zone by Joel Watson. Watson also ran in the two-point conversion for an 8-0 first quarter lead.
Clarksville dominated the second quarter. The Indians capitalized on some big Viking mistakes and raked up four touchdowns.
No. 1 Lions top No. 2 Lynx
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 11:29
The battle between Class 3A’s number one and number two ranked teams lived up to its billing.
After a fast and furious start, during which the Lynx turned the ball over three times and helped the Lions to a commanding 21-7 lead, Webster City rallied in the second half and finished just one point short of the upset, 28-27.
The win stretched Clear Lake’s state-best regular season win streak to 39 games and its consecutive win count in district games to 31. It also puts the Lions in the driver’s seat with two games remaining in the regular season. The Lions (7-0) will host Hampton-Dumont this week, then finish district play at Boone. But Friday night was all about Webster City.
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