Category Archive: Local Sports

Nov 15

Clark Embraces “Triton Revival” as Iowa Central’s Long Snapper

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Fort Dodge, Iowa — No one really knew what Humboldt graduate Devon Clark’s football playing future looked like following a stellar four-year career in the blue and gold. Clark, a wide receiver/tight end hybrid in high school, probably wasn’t big enough to play tight end at the next level nor fast enough …

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Nov 15

Orr Continues Strong Season with 3rd Place Finish in Rising Stars Race

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — Humboldt’s Quinton Orr became a star in the state running landscape, now the terrific sophomore may be making a splash in the region as well. Orr placed third overall in the Nike Cross Country Regional Rising Stars race in Sioux Falls this past weekend. Orr ran 16:25 to finish …

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Nov 15

Wildcat Girls Basketball Scrimmages Tonight

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — Rodd Mooney and the Humboldt Wildcat girls’ basketball team will formally open up their 2018-19 season this evening as they will take part in the annual Iowa Central Triton jamboree scrimmage this evening. The eight-team jamboree will begin at 5:30 p.m. with Algona squaring off with Pocahontas Area. Humboldt …

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Nov 14

Terwilliger Pours in Career High 20 in Triton Victory

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Fort Dodge, Iowa — Former Humboldt Wildcat Avery Terwilliger poured in a career-high 20 points in yesterday’s 81-58 win for Iowa Central over Marshalltown CC. Terwilliger added five assists and four rebounds, while hitting 4-of-6 three point shots. Iowa Central improved to 3-2 with the win. The Triton women will be off …

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Nov 13

Terwilliger Shines Again for ICCC Women

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com (KHBT) — Former Humboldt Wildcat Avery Terwilliger scored 13 points in just 23 minutes as Iowa Central’s women’s basketball team improved to 1-2 on the season, capturing an 83-52 win over Midland University this weekend. Terwilliger drilled one three and chipped in with three rebounds, two assists and one steal. She’s averaging …

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Nov 12

Winter Sports *Finally* Underway at HHS

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — At long last, winter sports are back underway this week at Humboldt High School. Doesn’t the lay-off between fall and winter seem like forever? Nonetheless boys’ and girls’ basketball, as well as wrestling are opening their 2018-19 schedules with their first practices today. Girls’ basketball will scrimmage Thursday at …

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Nov 08

Terwilliger Shines as ICCC Wins First in 2018

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — Former Humboldt Wildcat standout girl’s basketball player Avery Terwilliger is entering her second season at Iowa Central and the sophomore guard is off to a great start. Terwilliger, a 5’10” guard, poured in 12 points as Iowa Central earned their first win, 74-49 over Central Community College, this week. …

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Oct 31

Football: Humboldt Sees Several Named All-District

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Class 3A District 2 All-District teams were announced yesterday and Humboldt saw several of their key players get honors on the list. Starting first with offense: Junior WR Jamison Heinz Heinz caught 30 passes for a team-high 348 yards and three touchdowns. He also added 284 yards on …

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Oct 30

Volleyball Falls One Short of State, Loses to Osage 3-0

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Clear Lake,  Iowa — For the third straight season, Humboldt’s season has ended in the same result: a loss in the region final. Two years ago it was North Polk, last year it was Sioux Center and this year it was Osage. The Green Devils will move on to state for the third …

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Oct 29

Budding Star Orr, Wildcats Boys XC Prove Strong at State

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Fort Dodge, Iowa — Quinton Orr, meet the state running landscape. After competing at the state meet last year as a freshman, Orr, now a sophomore, has fully arrived. Orr kicked things into overdrive in the final minutes of the race to glide to a second-place overall finish at the state meet on …

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