Category: Local Sports

Iowa State Women’s Golf Team Receives Spirit Award

By: Sam T. Jensen — samj@977thebolt.com Ames, Iowa — On Friday, the Iowa State Women’s golf team was awarded the Kim Moore Spirit Award. This annual award is given by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association, which is dedicated to Kim Moore. Moore played golf at the University of Indianapolis and a statement issued by Iowa …

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Cyclones to Tour Rome, Venice

By: Sam T. Jensen — samj@977thebolt.com Ames, Iowa — The Iowa State Cyclones Men’s Basketball team will be traveling overseas this summer; spending 10 days in Italy and playing three games against international teams. Head Coach Steve Prohm says he’s excited to take the team to Europe; he says the trip “will provide them with …

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Chicago Bears Welcome Cyclone David Montgomery

By: Sam T. Jensen — samj@977thebolt.com Nashville, Tennessee — Two Iowa State Cyclone football players will be making their NFL debut this season. Running back David Montgomery was selected by the Chicago Bears in the third round of the 2019 NFL draft. Bears General Manager Ryan Pace says Montgomery is a “well-rounded player” that should …

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Girls Track: Cancelled at Ogden

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Humboldt Wildcat girls track team will not be competing at Ogden today due to poor weather conditions, Humboldt AD Greg Thomas announced. Thomas did specify whether a make-up date is in the works or not. Humboldt is coming off a team title in Algona, earlier this week.

Boys’ Soccer: Postponed Until Next Thursday

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — Humboldt boys’ soccer will have to wait a week to battle with Fort Dodge. Poor weather conditions have made officials weary of playing tonight. The two sides have agreed to compete next Thursday at Humboldt. Match-time will be 5:00 p.m.

Boys’ Track: Cancelled Today at Forest City

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Forest City, Iowa — The Humboldt Wildcat boys’ track team will now have the night off. With poor weather conditions all over the state, officials at Forest City have called off tonight’s meet at Waldorf College. There was no make-up immediately announced, if there will be one at all. Humboldt last competed …

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Boys Track: Wildcats Cruise to Crown at Dodger Relays

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Fort Dodge, Iowa — The Humboldt Wildcat track team is off to, well, a very good start. And last night, they didn’t miss a beat. Humboldt got multiple first-place finishes and PR’s from their lineup en route to a dominating team victory at the 61st Boys Dodger Relays. The weather could not …

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Wildcats Compete in Class B Bracket of Dodger Relays Tonight

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Fort Dodge, Iowa — The Humboldt Wildcat boys’ track team, fresh off a win at last Friday’s Charlie Bunn Relays will be in Fort Dodge tonight for the Dodger Relays at Dodger Stadium tonight. Humboldt will be competing in the Class B bracket of the meet, with the likes of Fort …

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Girls Soccer: Hjelmeland’s Goal Leads Humboldt to Second Straight Victory

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Storm Lake, Iowa —The Humboldt Wildcat girls soccer team improved to 2-0 on the year after beating Storm Lake, 1-0 last Friday. Senior midfielder Sophia Hjelmeland scored her second goal in as many contests to lead the Cats to victory. Humboldt was going to square off with Hampton-Dumont in Hampton on Tuesday, …

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Girls Soccer: Hjelmeland’s Boot Guides Cats to Season-Opening Win

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — On opening night of the Wildcat girls’ soccer season, three players got in the score column, and despite the cold and rainy conditions Humboldt soared to a 3-0 win over Fort Dodge Senior High at Dodger Stadium. Senior midfielder Sophia Hjelmeland got the scoring barrage started in the second …

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