Sports

Sat
15
Dec

Humboldt wrestlers crown 3 champs at Fort Dodge, place 4th

The Humboldt wrestling team crowned three individual champions and placed fourth in the team scoring of the Fort Dodge Don Miller Invitational Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 15.

The Wildcats got individual titles from senior Joey Busse (20-0) at 145 pounds, senior Justin Jones (18-0) at 285 and sophomore Colten Goodell (16-5) at 220 pounds. Timmy Larson (17-4) was third at 138 and Cole Nelson (19-4) was third at 106.

Humboldt will close out its pre-Christmas schedule when they compete in a dual at Storm Lake on Tuesday, Dec. 18. Humboldt will then be off until hosting Clear Lake on Jan. 3.

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Fri
14
Dec

Wildcat boys win fourth straight, 73-38


Humboldt's Jamison Heinz drives past Mateo Hernandez of Clarion-Goldfield-Dows in the second half of the Wildcats' 73-38 victory over the Cowboys Dec. 14 in the Humboldt gym. The Wildcats improved to 5-1 overall, 3-0 in conference play with the victory. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

Jamison Heinz scored 25 points and Jacob Thurm added 12 to lead the Humboldt boys' basketball team to their fourth straight victory Friday night (Dec. 14) in Humboldt, rolling past Clarion-Goldfield-Dows, 73-38 in a North Central Conference game. The victory improved Humboldt to 5-1 overall, 3-0 in the NCC. Calvin Carlson and Jack Arndt each had nine points to aid the Humboldt scoring.
Humboldt will return to action at Fort Dodge St. Edmond on Tuesday, Dec. 18, in another NCC contest. Humboldt's final game before the Christmas break is at home on Dec. 20 against Garner-Hayfield/Ventura.

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Fri
14
Dec

Wildcat girls fall at home to CGD, 54-34


Humboldt's Mady Lange (left) battles down low for an eventual basket in the Wildcats' 54-34 loss to Clarion-Goldfield-Dows on Friday, Dec. 14 in Humboldt in a North Central Conference game. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

The Humboldt varsity girls' basketball team had trouble getting their offense untracked Friday night (Dec. 14) in a 54-34 loss to Clarion-Goldfield-Dows. Bae Arnold and Kendal Clark each scored eight points to pace the Wildcats. Mady Lange was next with seven. Courtney Harle led the Cowgirls with 19.

Humboldt slips to 2-5 overall, 0-4 in the North Central Conference.

The Wildcats return to action at Fort Dodge St. Edmond on Tuesday, Dec. 18. Humboldt will host Garner-Hayfield/Ventura in their final game before the Christmas break on Dec. 20.

Thu
13
Dec

Humboldt wrestlers fall to Cowboys in key NCC dual

The Humboldt wrestling team saw their hopes of winning the North Central Conference dual championship fall short Thursday night (Dec. 13) as the Wildcats dropped a 55-22 bout to Clarion-Goldfield-Dows inside the Wildcat gym.

The Wildcats defeated Hampton-Dumont/CAL 41-24 and Pocahontas Area 66-11. CGD defeated H-D/CAL 48-27 and PAC 71-12. H-D/CAL was a 58-15 winner over PAC.

Humboldt, 13-1 overall on the season, 3-1 in the NCC, will compete in the Fort Dodge Don Miller Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 15. The Wildcats will travel to Storm Lake on Dec. 18 in their final meet before the Christmas break.

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Tue
11
Dec

Wildcat boys win, girls fall at Hampton

The Humboldt boys picked up another North Central Conference victory while the Humboldt girls fell short in a doubleheader at Hampton Tuesday, Dec. 11.

The Wildcat boys breezed to a 60-40 victory over the Bulldogs to move to 4-1 on the season, 2-0 in NCC action. Jamison Heinz scored 14 points and Jack Arndt added 11 to pace the Wildcats.

In the girls game, Hampton-Dumont prevailed down the stretch, posting a 65-29 victory.

The Wildcats return home on Friday, Dec. 14, to host Clarion-Goldfield-Dows in another NCC night of basketball.

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Mon
10
Dec

Humboldt boys roll in 80-15 victory at Eagle Grove

The Humboldt boys basketball team had no trouble in moving their season record to 3-1 by rolling past Eagle Grove, 80-15 in a non-conference game at Eagle Grove Monday night (Dec. 10).

The Wildcats were led in scoring by Owen Terwilliger's 14 points. Jamison Heinz and Calvin Carlson were next with 11 each. All 12 Wildcats played and scored in the contest.

Humboldt returns to action at Hampton on Tuesday night in conference play with the Bulldogs. Humboldt will also host Clarion-Goldfield-Dows on Friday, Dec. 14.

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Mon
10
Dec

Humboldt girls upend Eagle Grove, 51-38

The Humboldt girls' basketball team snapped a three-game losing streak by holding off Eagle Grove, 51-38 in a non-conference game at Eagle Grove Monday night, Dec. 10.

Bae Arnold scored 14 points, Jayda Hoefer made 11 and Jori Hajek netted 10 to lead Humboldt, which improved to 2-3 overall. The Wildcats also got seven from Mady Lange, six from Ashlyn Clark, two from Kendal Clark and one from Trinity Helmer. Vrba led Eagle Grove with 25 points.

Humboldt returns to action at Hampton on Tuesday, Dec. 11, in a conference game with the Bulldogs. Humboldt will also host Clarion-Goldfield-Dows on Friday, Dec. 14. See full story in the Humboldt Independent Newspaper. Subscribe today for print/digital access by selecting the link on this page to get started.

Sat
08
Dec

Humboldt wrestlers win Ogden Dual Tournament


Humboldt senior heavyweight Justin Jones manhandles his opponent in a bout earlier this season in Humboldt. Jones is unbeaten and ranked No. 3 in Class 2A. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

The Humboldt wrestling team moved its season dual record to 11-0 on the season after they went 5-0 on Saturday, Dec. 8, to win the Ogden Dual Tournament.

Humboldt won its pool with victories over Gilbert (60-12), Graettinger-Terril-Ruthven-Ayrshire (49-25), Carroll (54-18) and North Butler (69-6). The Wildcats then crushed East Sac County in the championship, 66-9.

Humboldt returns to the mat on Thursday, Dec. 13, when they host Clarion-Goldfield-Dows, Hampton-Dumont and Pocahontas Area.

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Fri
07
Dec

Humboldt boys stop Algona, 65-61


Humboldt senior guard Hudson Gargano defends for the Wildcats in a recent varsity boys' basketball game. Independent photo.

Jacob Thurm poured in 18 points, Calvin Carlson scored 16, Jamison Heinz made 11 and Sam Fischer added 10 to power the Humboldt Wildcat boys' basketball team to a 65-61 victory over Algona Friday night (Dec. 7) in a North Central Conference opener for both teams. The Wildcats also got six points from Jack Arndt and three from Matt Miller. Collin Bleich scored 22 to power Algona. Spencer Holmes was next with 10. Spencer Simpson and Spencer Nelson each had nine.

Humboldt improved to 2-1 overall on the young season, 1-0 in league play.

The Wildcats return to action at Eagle Grove on Monday, Dec. 10, and visit Hampton on Dec. 11 before returning home to host Clarion-Goldfield-Dows on Dec. 14.

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Fri
07
Dec

No. 6 Algona turns back Humboldt girls, 57-42


Humboldt's Mady Lange drives around an opponent in a recent Wildcat basketball game. Humboldt returns home on Friday, Dec. 14, to play host to Clarion-Goldfield-Dows. Independent photo.

The sixth ranked Algona girls' basketball team withstood a determined effort by the Humboldt Wildcats and pulled away for a 57-42 victory in a North Central Conference game inside the Humboldt gym Friday night (Dec. 7).

The Wildcats, who trailed just 21-16 at halftime, were led in scoring by Mady Lange and Bae Arnold each with 10 points. Trinity Helmer netted nine, Jori Hajek four and Quinn Mooney four for Humboldt, which slipped to 1-4 overall, 0-2 in the NCC. Humboldt also got two each from Ashlyn Clark and Kendal Clark and one from Jayda Hoefer. Aliyah Buscher scored 18 to pace the Bulldogs. Abbey Holmes supplied 14.

Humboldt returns to the court on Monday, Dec. 10, in a non-conference game at Eagle Grove. Humboldt visits Hampton on Dec. 11. The Wildcats will host Clarion-Goldfield-Dows on Friday, Dec. 14.

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