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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 ...

Gaels surge past NU in second half

FORT DODGE - A big night by senior running back Ryan Lang wasn't enough, as North Union lost 53-27 to St. Edmond on Friday. Lang rushed for 250 yards and four touchdowns on 27 carries, but the Gaels had too much firepower, scoring six touchdowns in the second half.North Union scored first on a ...

Hough, Titans roll past River Valley

CORRECTIONVILLE - Sophomore quarterback Max Hough ran for two touchdowns and returned a kickoff 70 yards for another score, as Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire picked up its first win of the season, 36-18, over host River Valley on Friday.The Titans's also forced six Wolverine turnovers with ...

Algona swim times improving

PERRY - The Algona Girls Swim Team dropped a pair of duals on Tuesday night falling 55-43 to Perry and 79-21 to Boone."The team showed a lot of improvement with 15 faster times than the last meet with Kaitlyn Pollock dropping 33 seconds from her 500 time," said Algona coach Jim Fisher. " The ...

ELC football preview

Estherville Lincoln Central will look to go 3-0, as the Midgets travel to Milford on Friday to face the Okoboji Pioneers (1-1).It's first two games, Okoboji lost 28-0 to Sibley-Ocheyedan in Week 1 and defeated North Union 17-13 in Week 2."They're a run-heavy team, so we'll have to be ready," ...

Top 10 for top freshmen Duitsman fourth, Anderson ninth

MILFORD - Estherville Lincoln Central's top two freshmen runners stepped up for the second straight meet, as both placed in the Top 10 in their respective races at the Okoboji Invitational on Thursday.Parker Duitsman earned his first Top 5 finish in the boys' race, finishing fourth in 18 ...

Defense comes first

Visiting MOC-Floyd Valley may have struck first in Estherville Lincoln Central's first home game of 2020, on Friday, but the Midgets responded immediately.ELC put its own scoring drive together to take a 7-6, the start of scoring 35 unanswered points in the 35-6 win."The defense was lights ...

Freshmen lead ELC in cross country opener

OKOBOJI - Two freshman led the girls and boys Estherville Lincoln Central Cross Country teams in the Midgets' season opener on Tuesday.Running at the Spirit Lake Invitational at Brooks Golf Course in Okoboji, Jaselyn Anderson led the girls' team to a fifth place finish, as she placed 11th in 21 ...