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ELC starts slow, but sweeps GTRA

GRAETTINGER — After a slow start in the first game, Estherville Lincoln Central came up with a late rally and ended up sweeping host Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire in a non-conference volleyball matchup. The Titans played well early, building a 17-10 lead in the opening ...

Just keep swimming

PERRY — The Algona/Estherville Lincoln Central High School Girls Swim Team dropped a double dual at Perry on Tuesday, losing 55-37 to Perry and 48-44 to Grinnell. “The girls continue to improve on their times,” said Algona/ELC coach Jim Fisher. “There were 10 better times of the ...

No. 7 ELC ready for another Friday night

After getting an unexpected Friday night off, Class 2A No. 7 Estherville Lincoln Central prepares for its regular season finale against Cherokee this week. A week ago, ELC players were boarding the bus ready to head to Algona when they received information that the Bulldogs were forced to ...

ELC girls take fifth at Eagle Grove Invitational

EAGLE GROVE — The Estherville Lincoln Central girls cross country team edged Webster City for fifth place at in the Class A Division of the 2020 Dick Bell Invitational hosted by Eagle Grove on Tuesday. Both ELC and Webster City finished with 11 points, but the Midgets had a sixth runner ...

Warriors vs. Warriors

ARMSTRONG — It’s Warrior Week in Armstrong this Friday, as the North Union Warriors host the Alta-Aurelia Warriors in the 2020 regular season finale. Both teams will be looking for momentum heading into the playoffs, as all teams qualify for the postseason this year. North Union (1-5) ...

Titans to host No. 9 Newell-Fonda in regular season finale

RUTHVEN — Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire wraps up the regular season this Friday hosting ninth-ranked Newell-Fonda in Ruthven. On Tuesday, GTRA coach Todd Hough said his quarterback situation is day to day. Drew Schnell started in place of Max Hough last week against Kingsley-Pierson, ...

Warriors come up short vs. Cardinals

ARMSTRONG — North Union couldn’t close out visiting Garner-Hayfield-Ventura, as the Cardinals left Armstrong with a 3-2 victory on Tuesday. The visitors took the first set 25-16, as North Union came back to take the next two games 25-20 and 25-19. GHV then wrapped up the final two ...

North Union runs well at Lake Mills

LAKE MILLS — The North Union girls placed second and the boys placed fourth at the Lake Mills Invitational on Monday at the Rice Lake Golf Course. Hanna Sandvig led the Warrior girls, placing sixth in 23 minutes, 37 seconds with Hannah Moprhew closed behind, placing eighth in 23:42. ...

Midgets struggle at home tourney

Estherville Lincoln Central had a tough day Saturday, going 0-4 at its home volleyball tournament. ELC led in its opening game against Harris-Lake Park, but the Wolves rallied to win 21-17. ELC came back to win the second game 21-16, but H-LP took the final game 15-12, in the best-of-three ...

Running on the home course

A pair of sixth-place finishes paced the Estherville Lincoln Central Cross Country teams and their home invitational on Thursday. Jasey Anderson finished sixth in helping the ELC girls placed fifth as a team. Parker Duitsman placed sixth in the boys’ race, as they finished seventh ...