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Nitchals earns all-state honors

The post-seasons honors continue to roll in for Estherville Lincoln Central's Jaydan Nitchals.Nitchals had already earned Lakes Conference and Class 3A District and 3A Region honors.Following the conclusion of the 2020 Iowa Girls State Basketball Tournament, the Iowa Girls Coaches Association ...

NIACC too much in Region XI semifinal

MASON CITY - After losing to top-ranked North Iowa by just eight points a month ago, Iowa Lakes didn't fare as well on Saturday as the Laker women lost 82-54 in the Region XI semifinal.The Trojans expanded their lead throughout the game, leading 17-11 after one quarter, 39-23, at halftime and ...

Success rewarded

A successful 15-7 season by the Estherville Lincoln Central Girls Basketball Team, both in overall and Lakes Conference play, resulted in postseason honors for four ELC players.ELC sophomore Jaydan Nitchals, the team's leading scorer and rebounderwas named to the 2020 Iowa Girls Coaches ...

Sander earns second team honors

While finishing 0-10 in the Lakes Conference, the Estherville Lincoln Central Boys Basketball Team still had three players receive all-conference honors for their play this season.Senior Izaak Sander was named to the second team while junior Octavious Piercy-Maze and sophomore Adrian Vaughn ...

Laker women have no trouble with Panthers

IOWA FALLS - The Iowa Lakes women won each quarter in dominating Ellsworth 66-39 in the regular season finale on Saturday.Iowa Lakes led just 11-8 after one quarter, but out-scored the hosts 21-5 in the second to lead 32-13 at the break. The Lakers led 47-23 after three quarters.Breanna ...

Lakers polish off season with pair of wins

IOWA FALLS - Ellsworth made its first 3-point shot to start the game against seventh-ranked Iowa Lakes on Saturday.After that, it was all Lakers, as they responded with a 20-0 run on the way to 44-28 half-time lead and kept the pressure on in the second half to win 95-59 against the ...

ELC alum coaches North Linn girls back to state

The North Linn Lynx, coached by 1996 Estherville Lincoln Central alum Brian Wheatley, returns to the state tournament this week in Class 2A. This is the fifth appearance at the state tournament for North Lynn. The Lynx won the Tri-Rivers Conference this season and Brian achieved his 300th ...

And then there were two

Two Estherville Lincoln Central wrestlers will move on to districts in the postseason following action at the Class 2A Sectional Tournament in Humboldt on Saturday.Freshman Zavion McMurran (195) spent less than two minutes on the mat with a pair of pins to win his first sectional title.Junior ...

ELC avenges loss, Nitchals sets record

EMMETSBURG - Having lost to Emmetsburg just two weeks earlier by 17 points, Estherville Lincoln Central came ready with a plan to slow the E'Hawks offense on Thursday.That plan worked in a low-scoring game and with the Midgets down a regular starter in Kaitlyn Tendal, who was home with the ...

E’Hawks surpass ELC in fourth quarter

EMMETSBURG - Emmetsburg avenged an early season loss to Estherville Lincoln Central with a 61-52 win over the Midgets on Thursday.ELC led 18-14 after one quarter and 27-23 at halftime, but the E'Hawks took a one-point lead, 40-39, into the final period and made the plays down the stretch for ...