Category Archives: Sports

Miller finds fountain of youth through recreation

Many figure skaters would concur that the peak of their athleticism was reached at a young age. However, for Ken Miller, it was age 60. Miller, who grew up in Clear Lake and graduated high school here in 1946, has been named this year’s Recreator of the Year in Fort Collins, Colo. Miller entered his…
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Long promotes book in Clear Lake

(Above) Chuck Long, a former University of Iowa quarterback, signed copies of his book at The Other Place in Clear Lake.  -Reporter photo by Chris Barragy Former University of Iowa quarterback Chuck Long included Clear Lake on his book signing tour through the state last week. “Chuck Long: Destined for Greatness: The Story of Chuck…
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Three Lions earn INA All-State selections

The Iowa Newspaper Association announced its 2017 All-State Football selections Tuesday.  Selections were made by 105 Iowa Newspaper Association members. Three members of the Clear Lake Lions were named to the Class 2A All-State Second Team.  Zach Lester was selected as a tight end/wide receiver; senior Joey Monson was honored as a defensive linebacker; Jared…
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Awards given at Clear Lake Football Banquet

The Clear Lake football program capped its season with a banquet.  Head Coach Jared DeVries said educator, coach and public speaker Aaron Thomas, from Parkersburg, Iowa capped it off with a tremendous message for his players— take advantage of opportunities and use your platform when it presents itself.  Team awards for the 2017 season were…
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Gerdes signs with NIACC

Taylor Gerdes, a senior at Garner-Hayfield-Ventura High School, has singed a letter of intent to play volleyball at NIACC, beginning with the 2018 season.  Gerdes was second on the team in kills, with 102 recorded for the season.  She averaged 1.46 kills per set.  She had seven assisted blocks and one solo block.  She was…
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Dancers compete

On Saturday, Nov. 6, two Clear Lake High School freshman participated in the 2018 Iowa State Dance and Drill Team State Solo Competition at Newton High School.  They competed in Class IV - a field of 74 dancers in 9th-12th grade. Emily LeFevre (left), daughter of Jay and Liz LeFevre, received a division 1 rating…
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