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Warriors take care of Titans with ease

GRAETTINGER — Two area teams met up in Graettinger on Tuesday, with the North Union girls winning with ease over host Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire, 54-25. The Warriors led 14-5 after one quarter, 26-8 at halftime, and 44-12 after three quarters. The Warriors had 31 steals in the ...

Midgets suffer second loss in battle of rated teams

ROCK RAPIDS — A battle between two ranked foes turned into a really donnybrook on Tuesday. Class 3A No. 14 Estherville Lincoln Central and Class 2A No. 11 Central Lyon were separated by just two points late in the game. Trailing 51-49, ELC’s Jaydan Nitchals grabbed a rebound off a ...

Lions prevail in non-league tilt

ROCK RAPIDS — With an eight-point lead heading into the fourth quarter, Estherville Lincoln Central appeared on its way to a third straight victory. However host Central Lyon had other plans, as they increased the defensive pressure and the Midgets shots didn’t fall. The Lions tied the ...

Titans pull away in second half

GRAETTINGER — North Union gave a good effort in the first half, but host Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire picked up the pace in the second half, as the Titans won 63-51 on Tuesday. GT/RA jumped out to a 20-15 lead in the first quarter, but the Warriors held the hosts to just eight ...

Saul has pair of pins as Titans split duals

Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire wrestlers split a pair of Twin Lakes Conference duals on Tuesday, defeating Sioux Central 48-38, and falling 45-36 to Alta-Aurelia. The Titans’ Jordan Saul had a pair of pins on the night at 160 pounds. The Titans are home in Graettinger host a ...

ICCAC Honors Iowa Lakes Student Athletes

Iowa Lakes athletes were recently honored by the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference (ICCAC) for academic achievements for the fall semester of 2020. All sports were recognized as all the championship seasons moved to the spring due to Covid-19. This fall presented unique ...

Midgets keep on winning

GRAETTINGER, SIOUX CITY — Class 3A No. 14 Estherville Lincoln Central remains undefeated during the 2021 portion of the season after wins over Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire (58-20) on Thursday, and Sioux City East (55-49) on Saturday.In Thursday’s win, ELC’s ...

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 ...