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ELC runners tested by back-to-back

STORM LAKE, EMMETSBURG — Estherville Lincoln Central cross country runners had a workout this week with back-to-back meets. The Midgets ran at Emmetsburg on Monday and then at Storm Lake on Tuesday. The ELC girls finished fourth on Monday at Emmetsburg with five full teams competing. ...

Rivarly week – No. 8 ELC hosts Spirit Lake

It’s rivalry week this Friday, as Spirit Lake comes to Estherville. A year ago, Estherville Lincoln Central pulled off an upset victory of then eighth-ranked Spirit Lake. Prior to that victory, the Midgets had had beaten the Indians since 2005. After that 12-7 win, the two teams were in ...

ELC roundup – Midgets swept by Braves

CHEROKEE — Estherville Lincoln Central opened the Lakes Conference schedule with a 3-0 loss to Cherokee on Tuesday. The Braves won by scores of 25-21, 25-10, and 25-12. “Cherokee is a very good team,” said ELC coach Jean Jensen. “We came out and played great against them the first ...

Warriors looking for homecoming win

ARMSTRONG — North Union will be ready for Manson-Northwest Webster this week, as it’s the Warriors’ homecoming. The homecoming game has been moved to 3 p.m., Saturday, to accommodate the Cougars, who suspended their season for two weeks due to a Covid case. Both teams will be looking ...

Cross Country Roundup

Schiltz takes second at E’burg EMMETSBURG — Nick Schiltz posted a career-high second-place finish in helping North Union place fourth at the Emmetsburg Invitational on Monday. Schiltz finished the race in 19 minutes, 35 seconds with Garner-Hayfield-Ventura’s Jake Hejlik winning the race ...

Algona/ELC picks up pace

PERRY — The Algona/Estherville Lincoln Central High School Girls Swim Team dropped a double dual at Perry, 90-71 on Tuesday. Coach Jim Fisher said the Bulldogs performed well “time-wise” with 18 of 42 events showing improvement over the last time out.  Kaitlyn Pollock finished first ...

Titans prepare for Wolves

RUTHVEN — Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire renews its rivalry with Harris-Lake Park during the Titans’ homecoming week game on Friday. Both teams are coming off their first wins of the season—GT/RA (1-1) defeated River Valley 36-18, while Harris-Lake Park (1-2) shut down ...

Putting it all together

MILFORD - Offense, defense, special teams-Estherville Lincoln Central had all three phases working in dismantling Okoboji 46-0 on Friday.ELC's special teams started the night with an 85-yard kickoff return for a touchdown by Daryl Jensen. Later in the first quarter, the Midget punt return team ...

ELC improvement still shows at tough tourney

SPENCER - Estherville Lincoln Central made its first trip to the Spencer Volleyball Tournament on Saturday and finished 1-4 on the day.The Midgets had been scheduled to attend the Spirit Lake Tournament, but sought out the different venue when the Indians canceled the event and suspended their ...

Times improving for Algona/ELC

FORT DODGE - The Algona High School Girls Swim Team traveled to Fort Dodge for a double dual with Fort Dodge and Carroll with Fort Dodge winning 116-46 and Carroll winning 114-48."Despite the score, the girls were very competitive tonight going against two teams who always in the hunt for state ...