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Wildcats are State Bound, Dispatch Gilbert in Thriller

Boone, IA – Put it in big, shiny, bold letters. The 2016 Humboldt Wildcats baseball team is state-bound. Following a thrilling, against-all-odds victory of Gilbert High School, Humboldt will trek down to Principal Park in Des Moines for the first time since 2005. All things considered, it was not a clean game by any stretch …

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Wildcats Claw Themselves to Sub-State, Defeat Webster City

By all accounts, it was a weird game. Weird because Senior pitcher Brady Shelgren had a no hitter through 5 2/3 innings, where Webster City had 2-1 lead. Weird because of four errors by the Wildcat defense and finally, weird because the three headed-monster of Chris Witzke, Devon Clark and Shelgren were quieted atop the …

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Representatives of Senators to Visit Humboldt Today

Representatives of Senators Charles Grassley and Joni Ernst will be at the Dakota City City Hall today from 1:00 to 2:00 pm for an open meeting and to answer questions from the public.

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District Playoff Primer versus Iowa Falls-Alden

Who: HUMBOLDT WILDCATS vs. IOWA FALLS ALDEN CADETS Where: Bulldog Park, Algona, Iowa When: Friday, July 15th. First pitch at 5:00PM, live coverage on the Bolt at 4:30PM. What: First round action of Iowa Class 3A District Playoff Baseball How they got here: Humboldt, once 6-6 nearly a month ago, has ripped off wins in 16 of their …

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Abens, Marty, Curran and Humboldt Mutual Celebrate Anniversary

It was a fun, light-hearted atmosphere outside Humboldt Mutual and Abens, Marty, Curran Agency Tuesday afternoon. The agency celebrated it’s 40th anniversary yesterday evening, while Humboldt Mutual celebrated their astounding 130th anniversary. Together, the agencies decided to put together a open house event to commemorate the event and incorporate the community. “We just wanted to …

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Baseball Remains Perfect, Strikes for 6 in 7th

What a magical second half it has been for Jason Thurm’s Humboldt Wildcat Baseball team. On June 10th, his team sat at a crossroads, a middling 6-6 ball-club. Since that point however, Humboldt is 15-1 and capped off probably their most improbable comeback at Algona yesterday afternoon, 12-10. Humboldt, trailing 10-6 heading into the 7th …

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Softball Upset, Season Comes to Close

It was a disappointing finish to what was an outstanding year for the Humboldt Wildcats Softball team. Coming into Wednesday’s contest versus Carroll Kuemper Catholic, the Wildcats boasted a 26-6 record and a conference championship to boot. However, it was the Knights that stole the spotlight at Wildcat Field, defeating Humboldt 7-3 in the 1st …

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4th of July Parade Winners

The annual City of Humboldt 4th of July Parade took place yesterday, marching down Sumner Avenue. Kids lined the streets in search of candy as the parade featured over 120+ floats and vehicles, started by Sheriff Dean Kruger. The Humboldt Chamber of Commerce voted on the parade’s best floats and the winners are as follows: …

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