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ELC storms past Tornadoes

Class 3A No. 15 Estherville Lincoln Central didn’t miss many shots in the first quarter against a struggling Storm Lake team on Tues-day.The Midgets opened with a 30-point salvo in the first 8 minutes and cruised to a 60-24 victory over the ...

Tornadoes whip up storm in second half to beat ELC

Up 10 points early in the third quarter, the Estherville Lincoln Central boys were well positioned to start 2021 on the right note against Storm Lake on Tuesday.However, the Midgets suddenly couldn’t buy a basket as the Tornadoes heated up. Storm Lake rallied to take a ...

Year in Review

In spite of the pandemic, local sports teams still came up with some major accomplishments in 2020. With the spring sports season totally cancelled and a shortened summer season, opportunities for those accomplishments were limited. However, there are still plenty of note for 2020. ELC ...

ELC Girls outshoot JCC

JACKSON, Minn. — Jaydan Nitchals continued her hot shooting from earlier in the week against Jackson Country Central on Friday. After hitting seven 3-pointers against Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire on Tuesday, the Estherville Lincoln sophomore made five 3-pointers against the Huskies ...

ELC girls win over Emmetsburg – a team effort

A fast start by the Estherville Lincoln Central girls put visiting Emmetsburg in a hole the E'Hawks couldn't get out of on Tuesday. Starting with a Jasey Anderson 3-pointer, ELC's shot consistently fell, as ELC built a 20-6 first-quarter lead. ELC kept on the pressure on the way to a 37-18 ...

ELC Boys win over E-Hawks

Tied 50-50 at halftime, the Estherville Lincoln Central boys erupted for 26 fourth-quarter points to defeat Emmetsburg 76-64 on Tuesday. The win gives ELC a winning record, 4-3, entering the holiday break. Emmetsburg had the hot hand at the start of the game. The E'Hawks hit three ...

Bouncing back

SPIRIT LAKE — Sometimes it takes a loss to refocus your team. That was apparently the case for the Estherville Lincoln Central girls, who bounced back from Tuesday’s loss to No. 3 Cherokee to dominate a struggling Spirit Lake team on Friday. The Midgets held the struggling Indians to ...

Hansen paces ELC at Spencer tourney

SPENCER — In the first non-dual tournament for Estherville Lincoln Central this year, the Midgets placed ninth at the Austin Roberts Memorial Tournament hosted by Spencer on Saturday. Austin Hansen (106) led ELC with a third-place finish. He suffered his first loss of the season by fall ...

Shooting woes doom ELC

SPIRIT LAKE — The Estherville Lincoln Central boys had a tough shooting night against rival Spirit Lake in the Indians 56-32 win over the Midgets on Friday. ELC shot 19 percent (9-of-47) for the game, including 0-of-18 from 3-point range. ELC’s trips to the free throw line were more ...

Midgets drop pair of duals at MOCFV

ORANGE CITY — Estherville Lincoln Central wrestlers traveled to MOC-Floyd Valley High School for duals with Sibley-Ocheyedan and Storm Lake on Thursday. ELC came up short in each dual, losing 42-30 to Sibley-Ocheyedan and 36-33 to Storm Lake. The match against the Generals saw nine of ...