CLEAR LAKE — Humboldt won the boys team title while St. Edmond won the girls team title at the North Central Conference cross country meet at the Veterans Memorial Golf Course in Clear Lake Tuesday afternoon. The St. Edmond girls had four place in the top nine to win the title with 37 points. Iowa Falls-Alden was second with 55 points, led by the girls champion Ellie Meyer who crossed the line in 18:17. Algona was third with 71, Humboldt fourth with 87, Webster City fifth with 124 and Clear Lake sixth with 156. Lydia Maas of Hampton-Dumont-CAL finished second with a time of 18:56. Clear Lake’s top finish came from Jaydn Heesch, who finished 26th in 23:33. On the boys side, Humboldt’s Quinton Orr and Eric Wittrock finished first and second and the Wildcats had four in the top ten to win with 32 points. Orr’s winning time was 15:42. Clear Lake had 62 points to finish second, led by Justin Wright’s third place finish in 16:48. Webster City finished third with 75 points, followed by St. Edmond with 111, Algona with 138, Hampton-Dumont-CAL with 160, Iowa Falls-Alden with 161 and Clarion-Goldfield-Dows with 164. You can find the full results of the North Central Conference cross country meet by clicking here
— high school volleyball last night
Newman 3-0 Eagle Grove
Clear Lake 3-1 Algona
Lake Mills 2-0 Nashua-Plainfield
Lake Mills 2-0 North Butler
Garner-Hayfield-Ventura 3-0 Clarion-Goldfield-Dows
IOWA CITY — Iowa receiver Brandon Smith says after several weeks of watching games from other conferences he is ready to get started.
Smith says a rigorous testing program is underway as they prepare for the season.
Smith says they realize they need to do their part to make sure games are played.
The Hawkeyes open Big Ten play at Purdue on October 24.
IOWA CITY — Iowa basketball coach Fran McCaffery hopes experience will help his team on the court next season as well as navigate through a pandemic. The Hawkeyes return seven players with starting experience from last year’s team that was 20-11 when the season was cancelled due to COVID-19.
McCaffery says because of COVID the entire roster must be ready to play.
McCaffery says all teams will be forced to deal with uncertainty.