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Fri
15
Dec

Humboldt girls, boys fall at Clear Lake

Number three ranked Clear Lake’s high powered offense was too much for Humboldt tonight in Clear Lake as the host Lions broke open a close game by winning 62-33. The North Central Conference loss dropped Humboldt to 1-6 overall, 1-3 in conference.

Humboldt’s boys also came up short, falling to the Lions 66-30. Calvin Carlson scored 16 points and Jamison Heinz 13 to lead the Wildcats. Zach Lester poured in 37 to lead the 4-2 Lions. Humboldt slipped to 1-5 overall, 0-3 in NCC.

Humboldt returns to action at home on Tuesday, Dec. 19, when they host Hampton-Dumont.

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Fri
15
Dec

Humboldt girls fall to No. 3 Clear Lake, 62-33

Number three ranked Clear Lake’s high powered offense was too much for Humboldt tonight in Clear Lake as the host Lions broke open a close game by winning 62-33. The North Central Conference loss dropped Humboldt to 1-6 overall, 1-3 in conference.

Humboldt returns to action at home on Tuesday, Dec. 19, when they host Hampton-Dumont.

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Thu
14
Dec

Humboldt matmen go 2-1 at Clarion


Humboldt senior 220-pounder Brandon Johnson (left) works against his opponent in a recent bout. Johnson and the Wildcat wrestling team are 12-2 in duals on the season, 3-1 in North Central Conference action. Independent photo.

The Humboldt wrestling team suffered their second loss of the season tonight (Dec. 14) in a quad in Clarion. The Wildcats beat Pocahontas Area (34-33), Hampton-Dumont (48-21) and fell to CGD, 53-12. The Wildcats fall to 12-2 overall, 3-1 in the North Central Confetence. Cats in Spencer tournament on Saturday, Dec. 16.

Wed
13
Dec

Humboldt girls, boys fall to St. Edmond


Humboldt's Cassie Peyton (left) battles a Fort Dodge St. Edmond opponent for a rebound in the second half of the Wildcats' 45-42 loss to the visiting Gaels on Dec. 12 in the Humboldt gym. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

Humboldt's varsity girl/boy basketball teams both suffered home losses to Fort Dodge St. Edmond on Tuesday, Dec. 12.

The Wildcat girls lost on a last-second, desperation 3-point bank shot at the buzzer, 45-42. Sydney Lane scored 15 points and Mady Lange eight to pace the Wildcat girls, who fell to 1-5 overall on the season, 1-2 in North Central Conference play.

Humboldt's boys were outscored 31-11 in the fourth quarter in falling 65-43 to St. Edmond. Jamison Heinz scored 15 points to spark the Wildcats, who fall to 1-4 overall, 0-2 in conference play.

Both teams return to action at Clear Lake on Friday, Dec. 15, in another NCC matchup. Humboldt returns home on Dec. 19 to host Hampton-Dumont.

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Sat
09
Dec

Wildcat wrestlers place 3rd in Ogden duals


Humboldt senior Logan Moser drives into his opponent for a single leg takedown in the Wildcat wrestling team's victory over Iowa Falls-Alden on Dec. 7 in Humboldt. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

The Humboldt wrestling team finished third in the Ogden Dual Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 9. The Wildcats, 10-1 overall on the season, defeated Carroll (55-17), lost to eventual champ Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire (37-34), defeated North Butler (51-21), Gilbert (54-27) and Greene County (63-18) in going 4-1 on the day.

Next action for the Wildcats will be on Dec. 14 when they visit Clarion to take on Clarion-Goldfield-Dows and Hampton-Dumont in a North Central Conference double dual starting at 5 p.m. with the JV matches.

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Thu
07
Dec

Humboldt wrestlers move to 6-0 with NCC sweep


Humboldt senior Zachary Packard (top) tangles with his opponent from Iowa Falls-Alden in the Wildcats' home dual on Dec. 7. Independent photo.

The Humboldt wrestling team opened its North Central Conference dual schedule Thursday night (Dec. 7) at home and earned decisive victories over Iowa Falls-Alden (57-15) and Algona (40-23). The victories improved Humboldt's season dual record to 6-0 overall, 2-0 in NCC action.

Humboldt will return to the mat on Saturday, Dec. 9, when they compete in the Ogden dual tournament.

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Wed
06
Dec

Wildcat wrestlers move to 4-0 after winning quad at East Sac


Humboldt senior 195-pounder Hunter Egdorf (top) controls his opponent for an eventual victory in the Wildcats' season-opening dual victory over Estherville-LC on Nov. 30. Independent photo.

Humboldt's varsity wrestling team moved to 4-0 overall on the season in duals after going 3-0 to win a quad at East Sac County on Dec. 5. Humboldt defeated East Sac County 69-8, South Central Calhoun 60-24 and Ridge View 72-12.

Humboldt returns to action at home on Thursday, Dec. 7, when they host Algona and Iowa Falls-Alden in a conference double dual starting at 6 p.m.

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Tue
05
Dec

Humboldt girls hold off Webster City for first win, 34-31


Humboldt's Jori Hajek (right) applies defensive pressure to an opponent from Algona on Dec. 5 in Humboldt. Independent photo.

Humboldt earned its first win of the season Friday night (Dec. 8) in Webster City by holding off the Webster City Lynx, 34-31 in North Central Conferenmce girls basketball. The victory improved the Wildcats' season record to 1-4 overall, 1-1 in conference play.

Algona downs Humboldt girls, 62-36

Conference leader Algona visited the Humboldt gym Tuesday night (Dec. 5) and handed the Wildcat girls’ basketball team a 62-36 loss in North Central Conference action. Mady Lange scored 9 points and Sydney Lane had 6 to lead Humboldt’s scoring. The loss dropped the Wildcats to 0-4 overall, 0-1 in conference play.

Humboldt returns to action at home on Dec. 12 against Fort Dodge St. Edmond.

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Tue
05
Dec

Webster City rallies past Humboldt boys, 53-43


Humboldt 6-foot-5 center Owen Terwilliger grabs a rebound for the Wildcats in their recent home game with Bishop Garrigan of Algona. Independent photo by Phil Monson.

Webster City outscored Humboldt’s boys 19-8 down the stretch en route to a 53-43 victory over the Wildcats in a North Central Conference basketball game in Webster City Friday night, Dec. 8. The loss dropped Humboldt to 1-3 overall, 0-1 in conference play. Webster City moved to 3-0, 1-0. Humboldt’s biggest lead was 29-20 at one point. Jamison Heinz scored 12 points and Austin Brant and Owen Terwilliger each had 9 to lead Humboldt.

OGDEN TOPPLES HUMBOLDT BOYS, 54-45
Ogden handed the Humboldt boys basketball team a 54-45 setback Monday night (Dec. 4) in Ogden in non-conference varsity action. Jamison Heinz scored 20 points, Calvin Carlson added eight and Owen Terwilliger made seven to lead the Wildcats, who slipped to 1-2 overall on the season. Ogden was led by Ben Heeren with 21 and Kayden Kruse with 11.

The Wildcats will host Fort Dodge St. Edmond on Dec. 12.

Mon
04
Dec

Wildcat wrestlers win Joe Fitch Invitational title!


Humboldt senior Zach Kollmorgen works for points against his opponent from Estherville-LC in the Wildcats' season-opening 67-11 victory on Nov. 30 in Humboldt. Independent photo.

The Humboldt wrestling team crowned two champions en route to winning the team title of its own Joe Fitch Invitational tournament held on Friday, Dec. 1 inside the Humboldt gym. The Wildcats totaled 244.5 points to claim the top spot in the team standings. Emmetsburg was runner-up at 235 with Sheldon-South O'Brien third at 225.5. Atlantic (202), Pocahontas Area (192), Forest City (145), Kuemper Catholic (74) and Aplington-Parkersburg (58) round out the team scoring.

Joey Busse won the 152-pound class and Cresten Craven won the 120-pound weight class to lead Humboldt. The Wildcats got runner-up finishes from Justin Jones at 285, Hunter Egdorf at 195 and Levi Naeve at 170.

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