Category Archives: Sports

Young Hawks look forward to fresh start, team improvements

  Contributions by Josh Morningstar, L-S journalism class The Lynnville-Sully boys basketball team has big shoes to fill after graduating four of the top five scorers from last season. The Hawks hit the gym for the first practice of the year on Monday, Nov. 16, with hopes of improving from a challenging 2019-20 season. They went 5-16 last...
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L-S returns 11 grapplers, including three past district qualifiers

Eleven returners and four freshmen make up the 2020-21 Lynnville-Sully wrestling team. The Hawks began practicing on Monday, Nov. 16, and are coached by Jason Walston, who returns for his fifth year as head coach. The team welcomes new assistant coach Kaiden Gosselink. [caption id="attachment_6650656" align="alignleft" width="372"] CJ...
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Twenty-point win for L-S girls in season opener

The Lynnville-Sully girls got the 2020-21 basketball season off to a hot start on Friday night, Nov. 20. The Hawks defeated Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont, 54-34, in Rocket territory. “It was fun to be able to get back on the floor and play a full game,” said L-S Head Coach Jerry Hulsing. “We need to enjoy every minute we get...
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Athletic, experienced Hawks return four senior starters

The Lynnville-Sully girls basketball team will hit the hardwood for the first official game of the 2020-21 season this Friday, Nov. 20. The Hawks have a senior-heavy varsity squad, making L-S a more experienced team this year. Last season, L-S went 15-7 on the season with an 11-5 record in the South Iowa Cedar League. They...
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L-S fall sports teams reflect on seasons at end-of-year gatherings

Senior Payton Van Wyk fist bumps with Head Coach Mike Parkinson while receiving a trophy for being voted by his teammates as one of the four captains for the 2020 season.   Lynnville-Sully’s fall sports are in the books. But before Hawk student-athletes move on to the next season, each of the three fall teams held end-of-year...
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L-S 2020 Fall Sports Salute

Volleyball

[caption id="attachment_6582595" align="aligncenter" width="568"] L-S volleyball team members are, from left, front: Denali Conover, Cally Gibbs, Cayler Noun Harder, Krystal Van Dyke, Korinne Jansen, Jaden Brand, Bryar Hill; second row: Alexy Conover, Aliya James, Lily Zylstra, Jordan Spooner, Kennedy Kesling, Ellyse Merten, Makayla Tice; third row: Makenna Schnell,...
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PC Sports Shorts

CROSS-COUNTRY Pella Christian sent one runner, sophomore Kaden Van Wyn-garden, to the 2A state cross-country meet held last Saturday, Oct. 31, at Lakeside Golf Course north of Fort Dodge. Van Wyngarden came in 88th out of 139 finishers with a time of 18:45. FOOTBALL Despite making Van Meter experience its first deficit all season, the Eagles couldn’t take...
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