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Midgets extend winning streak to eight games

Estherville Lincoln Central extended its winning streak to eight games with Friday’s 8-0 victory over Cherokee. Seth Busch pitched the first 5 2/3 innings, striking out seven batters while giving up just two hits and two walks. Landon Vaske closed out the game, recording one strikeout ...

Midgets rally to top 10th-ranked Spirit Lake

A two-run home run by Seth Busch in the third inning followed by a couple Spirit Lake errors and timely hitting helped Estherville Lincoln Central defeat its rival 9-6 on Tuesday. ELC trailed 4-1 entering the third inning with all the momentum on Spirit Lake’s side. The Indians looked to ...

Yager pitches no-hitter against Spirit Lake

Rylee Yager pitched a no-hitter and Estherville Lincoln Central’s bats gave the eighth grader plenty of run support, as the Midgets defeated Spirit Lake 8-1 on Wednesday. Yager struck out 10 batters and walked three with the Indians’ lone run unearned. In her pre-game pep talk, ELC ...

ELC drops pair of games to start week

ORANGE CITY — After a perfect first week, Estherville Lincoln Central has struggled with a pair of losses in this second week of the 2021 season. On Monday, the Midgets fell 7-4 to Newman Catholic. That was followed by a 9-7 seesaw battle against MOC-Floyd Valley on ...

Warriors keep winning

RUTHVEN — North Union kept its record perfect with a 9-3 non-conference win over Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire on Tuesday. Warrior starter Emily Meyer struck out 13 Titans and now has 41 strikeouts for the season in her four victories. Although North Union had baserunners each of ...

ELC perfect through first week

An eight-run first inning helped Estherville Lincoln Central cruise to a 13-1, five-inning victory over West Bend-Mallard on Friday.The win helps ELC complete a 3-0 first week after Thursday’s game against Sioux Central was canceled due to rain. In Friday’s win, Carter Snyder got the ...

Midgets too much for Titans

RUTHVEN — Estherville Lincoln Central evened its record at 2-2 with a 9-1 victory over Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire on Wednesday. The Midgets scored earl, as Jasey Anderson led off with a single, and stole second base. With oneout, Tatum Dunlavy was hit by a pitch. A double steal ...

Three days on the Blue Oval

DES MOINES — A third-place finish by the 4x200-meter relay team and an eighth-place finish by Lamont Whiting in the 100-meter dash highlighted Estherville Lincoln Central’s 2021 trip to the Class 2A State Track and Field Meet last week. The 4x200 team of Lamont Whiting, Matt ...

Class 1A Regional Tennis Sanders, Thiel place third at regionals

SPENCER — Estherville Lincoln Central juniors Kya Thiel and Abby Sander concluded the 2021 season with a third-place finish at the Class 1A Regional Individual Tournament on Friday. Thiel and Sander started the day with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Merideth Lovell and Paris Mendez of Cherokee in ...

ELC completes state run Anderson places fifth in long jump

DES MOINES — Jasey Anderson gave the Estherville Lincoln Central girls their medal at the 2021 Class 2A State Track and Field Meet last week. The ELC freshman leapt 17 feet, 1.25 inches on her first attempt in the long jump and that held up for fifth-place overall. Anderson set the ...