Sports

Tue
25
Apr

Wildcat boys' soccer team moves to 5-2


Humboldt's Lucas Volf (24) scored two goals, including one on this play, to lead the Wildcat boys' soccer team past Garner-Hayfield/Ventura on April 21 in Humboldt. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

The Humboldt varsity boys' soccer team moved its season record to 5-2 by stopping Clear Lake, 3-1 Monday night (April 24) in Humboldt.

The Wildcats continue their schedule on Friday night (April 28) at home when they face CAL, starting at 6:30 p.m. following the girls' home game with CAL which begins at 5 p.m.

Humboldt makes a return trip to CAL on May 4 and will compete in the Waverly-Shell Rock tournament on Saturday, May 6.

See full story, photos and statistics in the Humboldt Independent Newspaper. Subscribe today for print/digital access to the Independent by selecting the link on this page to get started!

Tue
25
Apr

Humboldt girls top E-Hawk golfers


Humboldt's Brooke Anderson was meet medalist last week in shooting a 43 to lead the Wildcat girls' golf team in conference action. Independent photo.

Avery Terwilliger was meet medalist with a 44 to lead Humboldt past Emmetsburg 187-195 in non-conference girls’ golf at Humboldt Counry Club on April 24.
Brooke Anderson followed Terwilliger with a 46, Olivia Birdsell shot 46 and Halie George carded 51. Frances Carlson (52) and Kelly Boleyn (53) followed.
Humboldt won the JV meet, 226-238. Brenna Howard shot a 52 to lead all golfers. Maggie Bennett shot 55, Morgan Nehring 59 and Madi Frideres 60. Macy Becker (61) and Abi Collins (70) followed.

Humboldt will compete in another conference triangular on Friday, April 28, at Lakeside Golf Course north of Fort Dodge against Fort Dodge St. Edmond and Hampton-Dumont. The Wildcats also will golf in the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows tournament at Clarmond Gold Course north of Clarion on Saturday, April 29. The Wildcats also host Fort Dodge on May 2.

Tue
25
Apr

HHS girls 3rd in Wildcat Relays


Humboldt freshman standout Bryce Gidel nears the finish line on the final leg of the 4x800 relay which placed first in Monday's Humboldt Relays. Gidel will also run in the 3,000 meters this week in the high school division of the annual Drake Relays in Des Moines. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

Humboldt won 4 events and placed third in their annual Humboldt Relays track and field competition on Monday, April 24. The Wildcat girls finished with 127 team points. Area powers Pocahontas Area (164) and Algona (140) finished ahead of the Wildcats.

Humboldt's first place events include the 4x400 and 4x800 relays, along with Bryce Gidel in both the 1,500 and 3,000 meters. The 4x400 relay consisted of Olivia Hildreth, Beth Duffield, Kate Curran and Gabby Kent. The 4x800 relay included Olivia Hildreth, Lauren Erickson, Curran and Gidel.

Humboldt will compete in the Storm Lake Relays on Thursday, April 27. The Mason City Relays are set for Tuesday, May 2. Humboldt will travel to Iowa Falls on May 4 for the North Central Conference meet. In addition, Gidel qualified for the 3,000 meters high school division of the Drake Relays this week in Des Moines. Gidel will run at 6:10 p.m. on Thursday night.

Wed
19
Apr

Humboldt girls sweep NCC golf foes


Brooke Anderson shot a 43 to lead all golfers in Humboldt's triangular sweep at Oakridge Golf Course at Goldfield on April 18. Independent photo.

Brooke Anderson fired a 43 to earn medalist honors in leading the Humboldt girls' golf team to a North Central Conference triangular sweep on April 18 at Oakridge Golf Course near Goldfield.

Humboldt totaled 181 strokes to topple Clear Lake (196) and host Clarion-Goldfield-Dows (217). Teammate Avery Terwilliger carded a 44 and Olivia Birdsell shot a 45.

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Tue
18
Apr

HHS boys 8th in Spencer tournament


Jack Arndt shot a two-round total of 92 for the Humboldt boys' golf team in their meet at Spencer on April 17. Independent photo.

Humboldt placed eighth among 13 teams in the Spencer Invitational tournament on April 17.
Humboldt finished with 351 strokes and were led by Jamison Heinz with an 84 over two rounds. Isaac Thurm was next with 86 and Hudson Gargano shot 89. Jack Arndt carded a 92.

The Wildcats will host Algona on Friday, April 21.

See full story, photos and results in the Humboldt Independent Newspaper. Subscribe today for print/digital access to the Independent by selecting the link on this page to get started!

Thu
13
Apr

Wildcat boys' soccer team downs Carroll, 8-2


Humboldt's Lucas Volf (left) and Adam Wilhelm (right) tangle with a Storm Lake opponent in the Wildcats' home soccer opener on April 6. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

Humboldt's varsity boys' soccer team improved its season record to 3-2 by stopping Carroll, 8-2 on April 17 in Carroll.

Humboldt hosted Fort Dodge on April 11 and dropped a 3-1 decision to the Dodgers. On April 10 in Humboldt, the Wildcats rallied for a 4-1 victory over Webster City. Humboldt had defeated Clear Lake 4-3 in double overtime on April 7 in Clear Lake and fell to defending state champion Storm Lake on April 6 in its season opener.

The Wildcats will host Garner-Hayfield/Ventura on Friday, April 21.

See full story, photos and statistics in the Humboldt Independent Newspaper. Subscribe today for print/digital access to the Independent by selecting the link on this page to get started!

Thu
13
Apr

Mason City girls stop Humboldt soccer team, 6-0


Humboldt's Amber Westling (10) battles Aplington-Parkersburg's McKenna Tingle (2) and Callie Kling in the second half of the Wildcats' 2-0 loss to the visiting Falcons on April 13 in Humboldt. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

Mason City handed the Humboldt girls' soccer team a 6-0 setback on April 17 in Humboldt. The loss dropped the Wildcats' season record to 2-2 overall.

Aplington-Parkersburg scored two goals with less than 10:00 to play in the game to upend Humboldt, 2-0 in varsity girls' soccer action on April 13 in Humboldt.

Next action for Humboldt is April 20 at Aplington-Parkersburg.

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Fri
07
Apr

Humboldt boys win Bunn Relays team title


Humboldt's Denny Pederson runs away from the field as he nears the finish line of the final leg of the 4x800 relay Friday night (April 7) in the annual Charlie Bunn Relays in Humboldt. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

Humboldt's varsity boys' track team won nine events and captured the team title of their own Charlie Bunn Relays Friday night (April 7) at the high school track.

The Wildcats took top honors in the 400 meters, 1,600 meters, 3,200 meters, 110 meter high hurdles, 4x400 relay, 4x800 relay, distance medley relay, shuttle hurdle relay and high jump.

Next action for Humboldt is at Fort Dodge on Monday, April 10.

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Fri
07
Apr

HHS girls win golf opener by 53 shots

Humboldt's varsity girls' golf team won their season opener Friday night (April 7) by 53 shots over Pocahontas Area. Humboldt totaled 194 while the Indians shot 247. Olivia Birdsell and Brooke Anderson each shot a 48 to lead Humboldt. Halie George and Frances Carlson each had a 49.

Humboldt returns to action in the Perry Invitational on Saturday, April 8. The Wildcats will host Iowa Falls-Alden and Webster City on Tuesday, April 11.

See full story in the Humboldt Independent Newspaper. Subscribe today for print/digital access to the Independent.

Fri
07
Apr

Wildcat track teams open with 2nd place finishes


Humboldt senior Olivia Hildreth won the 400 meters to help the Wildcat girls finish second in the Clear Lake Early Bird Relays on April 4. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

Humboldt's girls and boys opened their track seasons by placing runner-up in the team scoring of their respective meets on April 4.

The Wildcat girls won eight events in the Clear Lake Early Bird Relays. The Humboldt boys won six events at the Eagle Grove Umstead Relays on April 4.

Both teams continue their schedules with the boys hosting the Charlie Bunn Relays on Friday, April 7. The girls travel to Hampton on April 7 for the Bulldog Relays.

Humboldt's girls compete at Algona on April 11. The Wildcat boys run at Fort Dodge on Monday, April 10.

See full stories, statistics and photos in the Humboldt Independent Newspaper. Subscribe today for print/digital access to the Independent by selecting the link on this page to get started.

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