Results announced for Bicycle, Blues and Barbecue races
Wednesday, 18 July 2012 11:27
Clear Lake played host to hundreds of bicyclists during the Bicycle, Blues and Barbecue event held the weekend of July 6-8. The party started on Friday night in City Park, downtown Clear Lake, with barbecue and live music.
On Saturday, a charity fun ride began at 7 a.m. The bicycle racing began on Saturday with omnium race format, where cyclists compete for the over-all best racer of the weekend in three cycling disciplines: time trial, criterium and road race.
Tough loss lands the Lions as NCC runner-up
Wednesday, 11 July 2012 10:51
The highs were high and the lows were low last week in Clear Lake baseball. The Lions opened the week with a strong win over Webster City to set up an exciting showdown with conference leader Bishop Garrigan. Another win had the Lions in a tie for the North Central Conference title, but a stunning loss to Humboldt relegated the team to NCC runner-up this year.
Tough season ends for Clear Lake softball team
Wednesday, 11 July 2012 10:48
Decorah tops Lions in District action
The season came to an end last week for the Clear Lake softball team. After dropping their final regular season game to Webster City, Decorah topped the Lions in the opening round of District play Friday.
The Lions finished the season with a 2-25 record.
“Overall, this was a rough season. It’s difficult to lose on a regular basis and be expected to keep playing with
Bicycle racing takes over the town; Zirbel wins Criterium race
Wednesday, 11 July 2012 10:47
Clear Lake’s Fourth of July fireworks gave way to bicycle racing excitement Saturday and Sunday.
Professional cyclist Tom Zirbel said he was motivated by friends and family from his hometown and he came from behind to win the Iowa State Criterium Championship race through downtown Saturday night. Zirbel, a professional racer with the Optum-Kelly Benefit Strategies Team, came from the second pack of racers with nine laps to go to
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