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SPENCER, MILFORD — The Estherville Lincoln Central Boys Golf Team ended a busy week with a a tournament in Spencer on Thursday followed by a dual meet against Okoboji on Friday. The Midgets finished fifth at Spencer with a 344. Spirit Lake won with 312 followed by Clear Lake with 335, ...

Lakers wrap up third place at Nationals

DANVILLE, Ill. — A win is always a great way to end the season. For the Iowa Lakes men, the third-place game wasn’t what they were shooting for, but the Lakers finished the 2021 NJCAA Div. II National Tournament with a solid 90-71 victory over No. 4 seed Garrett Lake on Saturday. The ...

Nielsen ties for ninth at Drake Relays

DES MOINES — North Union junior Samantha Nielsen tied for ninth in the high school high jump at the Drake Relays on Thursday. Nielsen leaped 5 feet, 1 3/4 inches and just missed clearing 5’ 3 3/4 inches. Nielsen finished eighth in the Class 1A state meet in 2019. The winning jump of 5 ...

Midgets take care of Tornadoes, fall to No. 7 Bulldogs

The Estherville Lincoln Central Boys Tennis Team bounced back from Thursday’s loss to LeMars to defeat Storm Lake 7-2 on Friday. ELC took four of the six singles matches and then swept the doubles. “We’re currently tied for first in the Lakes Conference,” said ELC coach Kyle ...

ELC runs well at home-Midgets set sprint medley school record

The Estherville Lincoln Central Boys Track Team had a calm, overcast night for the 99th Annual Dick Barrett Boys Relays on Friday. “It was a nice night and great to get another track and field meet in for the boys,” said ELC coach Jesse Nitchals. “It is great to see the runners and ...

Ingvall, Schiltz lead ELC to victory

Blake Ingvall and Ryan Schiltz swept medalist honors for Estherville Lincoln Central to give first-year boys golf coach Nathan Hansen a win his first meet. The Midgets won with a 167 over visiting North Union (188), and Algona (189) on Thursday. Ingvall took top medalist honors with a 38 ...

Lakers prepare for Nationals

The Iowa Lakes Men’s Basketball team will play the 2020-21 NJCAA Division 2 National Tournament as the sixth seed. The Lakers will open up the tournament against 11th seed North Central Missouri. The tournament gets underway on April 20. However, the Lakers will not begin play until ...

Cherokee wins 5-4 over ELC in first Lakes dual

The Estherville Lincoln Central Girls Tennis Team hosted its first home meet on Monday, falling short against visiting Cherokee 5-4. ELC picked up just two singles victories. At the No. 4 singles, Grace Johnson won 10-2 over Meredith Lovell while Kaitlyn Pollock won at the No. 6 singles, ...

Lakers qualify for Nationals

The Iowa Lakes Men's Basketball Team earned a trip to the NJCAA Division II National Tournament with an 85-73 win over Southwestern here on Saturday. It will be the second trip to Nationals for Troy Larson as a head coach—the last time was in 2013. Larson made the trip as a player in 1992. ...

ELC thinclads are back on the track

SPENCER — After a one-year hiatus, the Estherville Lincoln Central track teams work back in action this past Monday at Spencer. A year ago, the teams had practiced for about a month when the pandemic shut down all spring sports. Hence this was the first high school meet for both freshmen ...