Category Archives: Sports

Grapplers fall to Humboldt; host Invitational

(Above)Marcus Skidmore, who wrestles at 138 pounds, eyes up his Humboldt competitor at a home meet. by Marianne Gasaway It was a big week for local wrestlers to take to the mats at home.  Clear Lake hosted Humboldt in a North Central Conference dual meet Thursday, then welcomed seven teams to a local invitational Saturday.…
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Lions rack up two more wins

by Marianne Gasaway The Lions effectively shook the dust of a two-week break and got 2022 off to a great start with wins over Webster City and Forest City Friday and Saturday.  Clear Lake is now 6-2 overall and 2-2 in the North Central Conference. The Lions are home for their next two contests.  NCC…
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Girls remain in control of NCC; Drop game to FC

by Marianne Gasaway The Clear Lake girls remained in control in the North Central Conference with a win over Webster City Friday night, but 15th ranked Forest City knocked off the seventh ranked Lions, 62-46, Saturday.  Clear Lake is 5-0 in the NCC and 6-2 overall.  This week they host St. Edmond (0-6, 0-9) Friday…
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Year in Review: 2021

As the new year begins, we take a look back at the stories which made headlines in 2021.  by Marianne Gasaway Before we raise a glass and kiss 2021 good-bye, let’s take a moment to look back at some of the stories which shaped our community in the past 12 months.  Here is the Mirror-Reporter’s…
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CL girls pound IF-A, 50-17; move record to 4-0 in NCC

by Marianne Gasaway The Clear Lake girls basketball team headed into the holiday break on a high note, as they toppled the Iowa Falls-Alden Cadets, 50-17, on Dec. 21. The Lions, ranked seventh in Class 3A, held IF-A to a mere two-points in the first half and reserves kept the pressure on in the second…
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Lions drop a close game to IF-A

by Marianne Gasaway Illness left the Lions short-handed and ultimately on the short end of a 48-45 score against Iowa Falls-Alden Tuesday, Dec. 21. On game day, a few players were not feeling well and leading scorer Carson Toebe couldn’t make the trip due to illness, said Head Coach Jeremey Ainley.  Despite the loss, which…
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