Sports

Mon
23
Apr

Wildcat girls win Humboldt Relays Title


Humboldt senior Gabby Kent carries the baton over the finish line in one of the relay events for the Wildcat girls track team in the Humboldt Relays on April 26. Independent photo.

Humboldt's varsity girls' track team four events and piled up numerous second and third-place finishes to win the team title of their own relays on Monday, April 26. The Wildcats won the 800 meters (Lauren Erickson), the 3,000 meters (Bryce Gidel), the 1,500 meters (Gidel) and the 4x400 relay.

See full story in the Humboldt Independent Newspaper.

Mon
23
Apr

Wildcat girls win 4-team golf meet at Nevada

Humboldt won a four-team meet at Nevada on April 24, finishing with a 196 total. Ballard Huxley shot a 212 and Greene County finished at 213. Nevada totaled 225.
Humboldt's Frances Carlson was runner-up medalist with a 46 to lead the Wildcats.

WILDCATS DOWN EMMETSBURG
Humboldt's varsity girls' golf team claimed another victory by stopping Emmetsburg, 205-223 in a home meet on April 23. Frances Carlson shot a 46 to earn medalist honors for the Wildcats. Maggie Bennett carded a 50 for runner-up medalist honors.

Humboldt travels to Clear Lake on Friday, April 27. They'll be at Clarion on Saturday, April 28.

See full story in the Humboldt Independent Newspaper.

Mon
23
Apr

HHS boys in 2-0 soccer victory at Clear Lake

The Humboldt boys' soccer team got into the win column Monday night, April 26, by shutting out Clear Lake, 2-0 at Clear Lake. Alex Gonzalez and Lucas Volf each scored for Humboldt, 1-3 on the season.

Humboldt plays at Latimer on April 27 against CAL/Hampton-Dumont.

See full story in the Humboldt Independent Newspaper.

Mon
23
Apr

Golf teams win season openers

HHS girls win golf opener

Making their first outing on a golf course in 2018, the Humboldt varsity girls’ golf team finally opened their season by topping Hampton-Dumont and Algona on April 20 in Ames.
The Wildcats finished with 222 strokes on the back nine at Veenker Memorial Golf Course. Algona shot 227 and Hampton-Dumont totaled 231.
Humboldt senior Maggie Bennett led the way by shooting a 49 to earn medalist honors. Kelly Boleyn shot a 53, Kenzie McCartan 59 and Frances Carlson added a 61.

Wildcats boys in 33-shot golf victory

Mon
23
Apr

Gidel qualifies for Drake Relays


Bryce Gidel won both the 1,500 and 3,000 meters races in the Humboldt Relays track meet on April 26. Gidel will run in the Drake Relays 3,000 on April 26 at 5:40 p.m. Independent photo.

The bad spring weather couldn’t keep Humboldt’s Bryce Gidel from qualifying for the Drake Relays in the 3,000 meters.
Gidel, a sophomore on the Wildcat girls’ track team, earned a trip to Drake Stadium this week after running in the Dallas Center-Grimes meet on April 17. Gidel won the 3,000 in 10:39.55.
Her time easily put her among the qualifying 21 runners across the state who will run on the blue oval track on Thursday, starting at 5:40 p.m.

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Wed
18
Apr

Wildcat boys 1st at Ida Grove, 2nd at I-35 Relays


Humboldt's Owen Terwilliger is shown here throwing the shot in a recent meet. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

Humboldt won three events and claimed the team title of the OABCIG Invitational at Ida Grove on April 19.
The Wildcats totaled 97 team points to surpass runner-up OABCIG with 92.
Denny Pederson won the 400 meters in 51.63 seconds while Quinton Orr claimed the 3,200 in 10:05. The sprint medley relay also won with a time of 1:41.28. Humboldt had numerous runner-up finishes to earn points.

2ND AT I-35 RELAYS
Humboldt won four events and finished second in the team scoring of the I-35 Relays in Truro on April 17 in high school boys' track.

Denny Pederson won both the 200 and 400 meters in 23.49 and 51.36 seconds, respectively. Owen Terwilliger won the shot put with a throw measuring 43-6 and the sprint medley relay was first in 1:41.10. The relay consisted of Tyler Vitzthum, Trevor Satern, Sawyer Savery and Cale Hundertmark.

Fri
13
Apr

Humboldt boys win own meet


Wildcat senior Trevor Satern clears the hurdle in the first-place shuttle hurdle relay for Humboldt's track team in their season-opening meet on April 12 in Humboldt. Independent photo.

Humboldt won nine events and claimed the team title of their home track meet on Thursday, April 12. The meet, organized over the last several days due to inclement weather, featured several north central Iowa schools who ran their first meet this season after cancellations.

Humboldt totaled 165.5 points to top runner-up Forest City at 157.

Denny Pederson was a double winner for the Wildcats, winning the 200 and 400 meters. Quinton Orr and Joseph Kunert ran 1-2 in the 1,600 and 3,200 meters. Jamison Heinz won the long jump and the shuttle hurdle relay also took first. Humboldt also won the 4x100, 4x400 and 800 sprint medley relays.

Next action for the Wildcats will be at Webster City on Tuesday, April 17.

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

Fri
13
Apr

Humboldt girls 2nd in Ogden Relays

Humboldt won three events and finished second to Gilbert in the Ogden Relays on Thursday, April 12.

The Wildcats earned first-place finishes in the 3,000 meters (Bryce Gidel), the 400-meter hurdles (Claire Varangkounh) and sprint medley relay (Carlie Thompson, Rachel Darling, Mady Lange, Gabby Kent). Humboldt totaled 124 points while Gilbert was first with 138. Madrid was third at 104.

Next action for Humboldt is the Hanover Relays in Algona on Monday, April 16. The Wildcats run at Pocahontas on April 17 and at Fort Dodge on April 19.

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Wed
11
Apr

Wildcat girls blank Cadets, 10-0


Humboldt's Cassie Peyton tries a shot on the goal in the Wildcats' 10-0 victory over CAL/Hampton-Dumont on April 10 in Humboldt. Independent photo.

Humboldt's varsity girls' soccer team improved their record to 2-0 on the season by shutting out CAL/Hampton-Dumont, 10-0 in Humboldt on April 10.

Amber Westling and Jaydn Smith each scored four goals and Chase Rice made two to power the Wildcats. The game ended early via the mercy-rule when Humboldt scored its 10th goal with 8:37 left in the second game.

The Wildcats will travel to Aplington on April 12 to face Aplington-Parkersburg. Humboldt visits Mason City on April 16 and will host A-P on April 19.

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Tue
03
Apr

Wildcat girls win, boys fall in season soccer openers

Humboldt's varsity soccer teams split their season openers on Monday (April 2) at Greene County. The Humboldt girls rallied for a 2-1 victory while the boys fell, 4-3 in overtime. Chase Rice and Jaydn Smith each scored a goal for the Wildcat girls.

Humboldt's girls will host CAL/Hampton-Dumont on April 10. The Humboldt boys visited Storm Lake on April 5 and lost 11-1. They host Clear Lake on April 13 in their first home contest.

See full story 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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