G-H/V/WH cross country teams have impressive week
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 11:14
The Garner-Hayfield/Ventura/West Hancock cross country teams put in another impressive week. Both the girls and boys brought home top finishes in their home meet held Monday, Sept. 26, and a met at Hampton-Dumont on Thursday, Sept. 29.
The girl’s team placed first and the boys captured second place at their home meet. The girls finished with 20 points, ahead of North Iowa with 67 and Central Springs with 81. The boys finished with 61 points, behind Osage with 43 points. Seven teams competed in the meet.
Lady Vikes go 1-2 in recent volleyball action
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 11:10
The Ventura volleyball team dropped two games and picked up one win in recent volleyball action.
NSKAR 3, Ventura 0
The Lady Vikes traveled to Swea City on Tuesday, Sept. 27, to play NSKAR. Ventura lost in three matches, 26-24, 25-15 and 25-8.
“We fought hard in the first set and things were really clicking, but they overtook us at the end of the set,” said Coach Abby Roenfanz. “We were definitely not 100 percent tonight. We were stuck on our heels and weren’t moving. You can’t be that way against a team like NSKAR, who are at the top of the conference.”
Two conference teams top the Lions
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 11:07
A pair of North Central Conference opponents topped the Clear Lake volleyball team in regular season action last week.
C-G 3, CL 0
The Lions (1-14) opened the week playing Tuesday, Sept. 27, at Clarion-Goldfield. The Cowgirls won in three close games, 25-18, 25-18, 25-16.
Despite the loss, Coach Scott Swenson said he was encouraged by the energy and productivity helping the Lions off the bench.
CL runners compete at Algona Invitational
Wednesday, 05 October 2011 11:06
Clear Lake cross country teams were at Algona Monday, Sept. 26, to compete in the large Algona Invitational. As the result of a tiebreaker, the Lion girls placed sixth overall, while the boys team recorded some of its best times of the season and finished ninth overall.
Fairmont cruised to the team victory in the girls competition and Spencer was runner-up, but places three to six were close with the Lions finishing tied with Humboldt. The tie was broken by using the placement of the sixth runner on each team; the sixth Wildcat runner placed 73rd, while Clear Lake’s Amie Adams was 75th.
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