Category Archive: Local Sports

Mar 21

Terwilliger Honored for Senior Season

Humboldt, Iowa – Humboldt Senior Guard Avery Terwilliger was named to the Iowa Basketball Coaches Association All-Star team for her outstanding play in 2016-17. Terwilliger will play on the Northwest All-Stars and will join the court with the like of Elle Ruffridge the state’s all-time leading scorer. For her efforts, Terwilliger was also named to the …

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Mar 20

Track and Field Results from BVU Elite Indoor Invitational

Storm Lake, Iowa – The Humboldt Boys and Girls track teams took to the road last Friday, with a season opening meet in Storm Lake at Buena Vista University. The boys saw Jamison Heinz finish in the top-ten for both 60m dash and the 200m dash, clocking a 7.47 and 25.25 respectively. Senior Ryan Courtney placed …

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Mar 16

Boys and Girls Track Prepare for Opening Meet Tomorrow

Humboldt, Iowa – The Humboldt Boys and Girls Track Teams are in full-scale preparation for their first meet of the 2017 season Friday in Storm Lake at the Buena Vista University 2017 Elite Indoor Meet. Field events Friday will begin at 3:30 p.m. with running events beginning at 4:00 p.m. Coach Dean Clasen is back for …

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Feb 21

Basketball Sputters, Ends Season at 8-14

Humboldt, Iowa – Humboldt held one lead yesterday against the top-ranked Boone Toreadors in their Class 3A District 3 semifinal. It was 3-0 Humboldt not thirty seconds into the game, for the next thirty-one and a half minutes, however, it was all Boone. The Toreadors went on two large first half runs to break the game …

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Feb 20

Boys Basketball Playoff Action Begins Tonight: A Primer

Humboldt, Iowa – The Humboldt Boys Basketball team begins their playoff quest this evening with a road date versus Boone. The Wildcats come in 8-13 and losers of five of their last six and two straight.  Humboldt will receive a boost with Junior forward Eli Sande returning to the rotation. Sande was arguably one of the …

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Feb 17

Arnold, Busse, Craven Out; Kampen Stays Alive

Des Moines, Iowa – Yesterday was the opening round of the Class 2A Individual State Wrestling Tournament and Humboldt’s Gus Arnold, Joey Busse, Creston Craven and Jaden Kampen were all in action. Unfortunately, it was only Kampen who would get the opportunity to wrestle today (Friday). Arnold, Busse and Craven were all defeated in their first …

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Feb 16

Girls Drop to North Polk; End Season At 16-7

Humboldt, Iowa –   Things were looking up for the Humboldt Girls Basketball team at the half of their Class 3A Region 4 semifinal yesterday. Unfortunately, sixteen “game” minutes later the Wildcats were looking at a four-point defeat the hands of the North Polk Comets. North Polk used a 23-13 second half run to take control …

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Feb 14

Boys Basketball Falls at Carroll, Drops to 8-12

Carroll, Iowa – The Humboldt Boys Basketball team see-sawed back in forth with Carroll for the better part of 3 1/2 quarters in yesterday’s non-conference road match-up. However it was, the Carroll Tigers running away with the contest down the final stretch to cruise to a 66-47 win over Humboldt. The Wildcats entered the fourth quarter …

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Feb 10

Girls Basketball Closes Season with Thrashing of Belmond-Klemme

By: Nathan Bloechl (nathanb@977thebolt.com) Belmond, Iowa – The Humboldt Wildcats Girls Basketball team came out sluggish in the first quarter. Trailing  11-2, Head Coach Rodd Mooney called a timeout at the 4:00 minute mark of the first quarter and from that point until the 3rd quarter the Wildcats essentially eviscerated the Belmond-Klemme Broncos. Over the …

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Feb 08

Wrestling Falls in Regional Team Duals

Atlantic, Iowa – The Humboldt Varsity wrestling team finished up their 2016-17 dual season at 23-9 after going 1-1 in yesterday evening’s regional team duals in Atlantic. The Cats got off to a solid start after defeating the Red Oak Tigers 34-30. The victory gave Humboldt the opportunity to square off with state powerhouse Atlantic …

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