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Braves avenge loss to Midgets

CHEROKEE — The Cherokee avenged an early season loss to Estherville Lincoln Central on Tuesday, as the Braves defended their home floor with a 69-56 win over the Midgets. ELC had won the first meeting, 79-69, on Dec. 15. This time, the shots didn’t fall as well for ELC. Both teams ...

Area basketball round-up

Warriors fall to Indians, edge past Broncos By David Swartz Managing Editor FOREST CITY, BELMOND — The North Union girls opened this week with a split, falling 57-35 to Forest City on Monday and bouncing back with a 56-53 win over Belmond-Klemme on Tuesday. In Monday’s game, Forest ...

Warriors go 2-1 at West Fork

SHEFFIELD — North Union wrestlers came up a match short of going 3-0 at a quad meet on Tuesday hosted by West Fork. The Warriors defeated Garner-Hayfield-Ventura 42-24 and host West Fork by the same score, 42-24, but lost 42-36 to Northwood-Kensett. There were many open weights in the ...

#13 Iowa Lakes wrestling looking forward to competing

Looking back at the 2019-2020 season, the Iowa Lakes Wrestling Team finished 13th at the National Tournament. Three wrestlers earned All-American Honors with one, Matt Jordan, claiming a spot in the national finals at 125 lbs. The three All-Americans all moved on from Iowa Lakes to the next ...

Laker volleyball comes up short in first matches

And on day 154 ICCAC Volleyball was allowed to resume competitive play. The Iowa Lakes Volleyball team started practicing for the 2021 season 154 days ago. This past Sunday the hard work, perseverance and patience of the NJCAA, ICCAC, Iowa Lakes athletic staff/administration, Laker players ...

No. 10 Midgets keep on rolling

The Estherville Lincoln Central girls jumped four spots in the Class 3A rankings to No. 10 on Thursday, and then immediately had a challenge from long-time rival Emmetsburg that night. The Midgets held on for a 39-35 victory and then took care of Okoboji 55-33 on Saturday ...

Paulson perfect at quad meet

SIOUX CENTER — Garrrett Paulson recorded three pins Friday, as Estherville Lincoln Central wrestled at a quadrangular meet hosted by Sioux Center. The Midgets came up short in each of the duals, losing 42-27 to Okoboji, 56-15 to Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley and 57-21 to host ...

ELC ends skid with win over Okoboji

The Estherville Lincoln Central boys ended a fourgame skid with a 74-55 victory over Okoboji on Saturday. The win came on the heels of a 48-44 loss to Emmetsburg on Thursday, as the E’Hawks rallied with a 19-8 fourth quarter. Saturday’s win against Okoboji saw the ...

Midgets unable to keep up with Tigers

The Estherville Lincoln Central boys have shot the basketball well at times this season, but cold spells are the bane of any team. Against Spencer on Saturday, ELC made went 1-of-11 from the field and the 42-17 half-time deficit was too much to over-come, as the ...

ELC comes up with answers to beat Tigers

Trailing 39-38 entering the fourth quarter, Class 3A No. 14 Estherville Lincoln Cen-tral took control in the final period to defeat Spencer 57-51 on Saturday.“This was just another well-played high school game for both teams,” said ELC coach Don Martindale. ...