Sports

Sat
22
Jun

Late rally by Lynx edges HHS baseball team, 6-5

Webster City rallied for three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to edge the Humboldt baseball team, 6-5 in a North Central Conference game at Webster City on June 21.

Humboldt opened with a 5-0 lead after two innings before the Lynx tallied two runs in the third, one in he fourth and then three in the sixth.

The loss dropped the Wildcats to 12-6 overall, 7-4 in the NCC.

Humboldt plays host to Clarion-Goldfield-Dows on Monday, June 24.

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Sat
22
Jun

Lynx hold off Humboldt softball team, 5-3

Humboldt's varsity softball team put together a strong performance at Webster City on Friday, June 21, but it wasn't enough in falling to the Lynx, 5-3 in a North Central Conference game. The loss dropped the Wildcats to 8-11 overall, 5-6 in the NCC.

Rylee Coyle homered, Claire Dieleman was 2-for-4 and Mia Schluter 2-for-3 with an RBI.

Humboldt plays in the Gilbert tournament on June 22.

The Wildcats host Clarion-Goldfield-Dows on Monday, June 24.

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Thu
20
Jun

Ramirez named all-state, team banquet is Sunday


CRISTHIAN RAMIREZ

Cristhian Ramirez, a senior on the Humboldt High boys’ golf team, was recently named Class 2A 1st Team All-State by the Iowa Soccer Coaches’ Association.

Ramirez, a three-year starter, helped the Wildcats compile a 13-2 record and their third straight North Central Conference title. A fleet-footed, slick-handling ball scorer and passer, Ramirez scored 27 goals to lead Humboldt this past season.

Wildcat had coach Joe Hadar announced the squad will hold their season-ending awards banquet on Sunday, June 23, at 6 p.m. at the Taft Park picnic shelter. Hamburgers, brats and hot dogs will be provided. Side dishes and desserts will be potluck. Attendees should bring their own beverage (non-alcoholic).

Hadar encourages the public to come out and help the team celebrate another North Central Conference championship and final fourth-place ranking in the Class 2A power rankings.

Thu
13
Jun

Lions edge Wildcat baseball team, 3-1


Riley Sorensen gets set to swing at a pitch during this at-bat in recent Wildcat baseball. Independent photo.

Clear Lake took an early lead and avenged an early season loss to the Humboldt baseball team with a 3-1 victory over the Wildcats on Wednesday night, June 19 in Humboldt. Humboldt stranded 13 baserunners, hampering a strong pitching performance by Cyler Cirks, who took the loss. Humboldt slipped to 12-5 overall, 7-3 in league play.

Algona rallies past Humboldt boys, 4-3
In a battle of North Central Conference baseball unbeatens, the Algona Bulldogs scored the go-ahead run in the bottom of the seventh inning to edge the Humboldt Wildcats, 4-3 in Algona on Monday night, June 17. Algona remains in sole possession of first-place in the conference at 8-0. They improved to 17-4 overall.

Spirit Lake halts Humboldt win streak, 5-4
Spirit Lake held off a late rally by Humboldt to upend the Wildcats, 5-4 at Spirit Lake on Thursday night, June 13. The loss dropped the Wildcats to 12-3 overall. Humboldt returns to action at Algona on Monday, June 17 in NCC action.

Thu
13
Jun

HHS girls in 10-3 victory over Clear Lake


Humboldt senior Rylee Coyle makes contact at the plate during the Wildcats' home victory over Iowa Falls-Alden on June 20. Independent photo.

Elsie Hubbell pitched a strong game from the circle and hit two doubles at the plate to lead the Humboldt softball team past the Clear Lake Lions, 10-3 Wednesday night (June 19) in Humboldt. The win improved Humboldt to 8-10 overall, 5-5 in the NCC. Gracie Lyon, Reagan Lee, Abby Armitage, Rylee Coyle and Mia Schluter each had a hit for the Wildcats.

Wildcat girls hold off Algona, 11-10
The Humboldt softball team avenged an early-season loss to Algona by holding off the Bulldogs, 11-10 on Monday night, June 17 in Algona. The victory improved the Wildcats' record to 7-10 overall, 4-5 in the NCC.

Wildcat girls roll past Forest City, 15-5
Humboldt’s softball team got back in the win column with a 15-5 victory over Forest City in 6 innings on Thursday night, June 13 in Humboldt. Elsie Hubbell earned the win pitching. Claire Dieleman and Hubbell both had four hits to power the Wildcats.

Mon
10
Jun

Humboldt girls, boys victorious over IFA


Humboldt head softball coach Erica Post congratulates Wildcat senior Reagan Lee after she hit a home run in Humboldt's six-run fourth inning, helping lead the Wildcats to a 7-3 victory over Iowa Falls-Alden. Independent photo.

Humboldt's varsity baseball and softball teams were victorious in their conference home games with Iowa Falls-Alden Monday night, June 10.

The Wildcat softball team defeated the Cadets, 7-3, while the baseball team rolled to an 11-0 victory.

The Wildcat softball team used a six-run fourth inning to take command. Mia Schluter socked an RBI double and Reagan Lee hit a home run to clear the bases. Adele Nolting earned the win pitching. Humboldt improves to 5-5 overall, 3-4 in conference play.

In the baseball game, Chase Hansen pitched a one-hitter to power the Wildcats. Humboldt moves to 11-2 overall, 6-1 in conference play.

The Wildcats return to action at Hampton on Wednesday, June 12.

The softball team hosts Forest City while the baseball team travels to Spirit Lake.

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Sat
08
Jun

Dayton Ruby wins George Lee title


Dayton Ruby (right) is presented the championship plaque after winning the George Lee Memorial Golf Tournament at Humboldt Country Club on Saturday, June 8. Tournament director Nate Mueller made the presentation. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

Humboldt’s Dayton Ruby shot a 2-under par 106 to win the annual George Lee Memorial Golf Tournament at Humboldt Country Club on Saturday, June 8. Ruby edged Charlie West of Des Moines, who finished with 107.

After shooting an even par 72 after the first two rounds, Ruby carded a 34 in the championship round.

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Fri
31
May

Humboldt girls top B-K, 9-5


Humboldt baserunner Kiera Anderson is about to slide safely onto home plate as the Algona pitcher awaits the throw from the catcher in the Wildcats' home field loss to the Bulldogs on May 29. Independent photo.

Claire Dieleman went 5-for-5 at bat and Adalee Nolting earned the win pitching to lead the Humboldt softball team past Belmond-Klemme, 9-5 on Thursday night in Belmond in non-conference play. Reagan Lee was 4-5 at bat and Rylee Coyle 3-4 to power the Wildcats, 4-4 overall.

HHS 19, Cowgirls 1
The Humboldt softball team got back into the win column on Wednesday night (June 5) at Clarion, rolling to a 19-1 victory over the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows Cowgirls. Humboldt improved to 3-4 overall, 2-3 in league play.

Webster City girls down Humboldt
Webster City handed the Humboldt girls' softball team a 13-0 loss Monday night (June 3) in Humboldt.

Lions top Wildcat girls, 5-0
Clear Lake took an early lead on Humboldt and went on to upend the Wildcats, 5-0 in Clear Lake on Friday night, May 31.

Elsie Hubbell, Jayden Kutschara, Rylee Coyle and Gracie Lyon each had a hit for Humboldt, now 2-3 overall, 1-2 in the North Central Conference.

Fri
31
May

Wildcats rally past Forest City, 10-7


Humboldt first baseman Evan Hatcher scoops up a ground ball for an eventual out in the Wildcats' home game with Algona on May 29. Independent photo.

The Humboldt baseball team rallied with four runs in the bottom of the fourth inning and went on to down the Forest City Indians, 10-7 in non-conference play in Humboldt on Thursday, June 6. The contest was rescheduled from June 4.

Wildcats blast CGD, 17-5
Humboldt baseball earned another lopsided conference victory at Clarion-Goldfield-Dows on June 5 at Clarion, rolling to a 17-5 victory. Humboldt improved to 8-2 overall, 4-1 in the North Central Conference.

Wildcat baseball team blanks Webster City, 10-0
The Humboldt baseball team improved its season record to 7-2 overall, 3-1 in the North Central Conference by shutting out the Webster City Lynx, 10-0 in five innings Monday night (June 3) in Humboldt. Riley Sorensen socked two doubles and drove in four runs to lead the Wildcats. Isaiah Busick earned the win pitching.

Sat
25
May

Algona downs Humboldt, 15-5


Humboldt's Riley Sorensen throws to first base for the out after scooping up a ground ball at shortstop in a recent home game for the Wildcats. Independent photo.

The Humboldt baseball team suffered their first conference loss of the season Wednesday night (May 29) in a 15-5 setback to Algona on Wildcat Field in Humboldt. The Wildcats are now 4-2 overall, 1-1 in league play. Algona is 2-0 in NCC action.

The Wildcats defeated Hampton-Dumont-CAL, 12-5 on Friday night (May 24) in Humboldt to begin NCC action. Junior right-hander Isaiah Busick earned the win pitching on the mound for the Wildcats as he struck out nine and walked four in 5.2 innings. Chase Hansen threw 1.1 innings of relief.

Humboldt's 12-hit attack was led by Keegan Groat with three hits. Swatting two hits each was Mason Van Pelt, Grant Dieleman and Evan Hatcher. Riley Sorensen, Hatcher, Dieleman and Groat each hit a homer.

Humboldt played in the Remsen St. Mary's tournament on Saturday, May 25, and went 1-1 on the day. Humboldt beat Kingsley-Pierson, 7-3, and lost 6-4 to Remsen St. Mary's.

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