St. Mary’s boys golf

St. Mary’s Laven finishes sixth in 1A boys state golf tournament

Mason Laven fired a 36-hole total of 165 to finish sixth overall in the Class 1A boys state golf tournament on Tuesday at Ames Golf & Country Club. The Panthers senior fired an 8-over-par 79 in the first round on Monday and then came back with an 86 in the second round on Tuesday. He finished 15 strokes behind the […]

Laven third after first round at state

Storm Lake St. Mary’s Mason Laven is playing in the Class 1A boys state golf tournament, and the Panther senior is in third place with a 79 after the first 18 holes on Monday at the Ames Golf & Country Club. Laven is just three shots behind the leader. The final round was being played on Tuesday.

Laven qualifies for state golf

Mason Laven is heading back to state. The Storm Lake St. Mary’s senior fired an 80 to capture medalist honors as he advanced to the state tournament after a Class 1A district meet at Denison on Monday. Laven will play at state May 23-24 at Ames Golf & Country Club. Two other area players participated, but did not qualify for […]

Five players advance to districts, no teams make it

Five individual golfers advanced to the district tournament after playing in sectional tournaments in Classes 1A, 2A and 3A on Wednesday. Three of those five came from a Class 1A sectional at Newell — St. Mary’s Mason Laven and Toby Jones, and Newell-Fonda’s Mason Dicks. Ridge View’s Aiden Martin advanced in 2A and Storm Lake’s Sam Dvergsten made it in […]

Laven helps SM win CR-B Invite

Mason Laven fired a 77 to help Storm Lake St. Mary’s win the Coon Rapids-Bayard Tournament last Saturday. The Panthers finished with a 356 team score. Coon Rapids-Bayard was second with a 370. ACGC was third with a 382 and Glidden-Ralston fourth with a 459. Lane Carlson and Toby Jones finished fourth and fifth overall with a 91 and a […]

SM boys clip Sioux Central in dual

Mason Laven fired a 38 to capture runner-up medalist and Toby Jones shot a 42 to help Storm Lake St. Mary’s beat Sioux Central in a Twin Lakes Conference boys dual golf meet on Monday in Sioux Rapids. The Panthers finished with a 170, the Rebels a 204. Lane Carlson golfed a 44 for St. Mary’s. Tanner Fiorendino shot a […]

Laven medalist as St. Mary’s finishes second in Twin Lakes quadrangular

Mason Laven fired a 39 to capture medalist honors and help Storm Lake St. Mary’s finish second in a Twin Lakes Conference boys golf quadrangular last Thursday at West Bend. Pocahontas Area was first with a 168 team score. St. Mary’s carded a 176. Alta-Aurelia was third with a 181 and West Bend-Mallard fourth with a 216. Toby Jones stroked […]

Emmetsburg wins boys Twin Lakes golf tournament

Emmetsburg had all six of its players finish in the top 12 overall as the E-Hawks went on to win the Twin Lakes Conference boys golf tournament on Wednesday in Fort Dodge. Emmetsburg finished with a 330 team score. Alta-Aurelia was third with a 348, Newell-Fonda fourth with a 350, Storm Lake St. Mary’s eighth with a 377 and Sioux […]

Laven helps SM take third at CYO

Mason Laven fired a 75 to capture runner-up medalist honors and help Storm Lake St. Mary’s to a finish-place finish in the CYO boys golf tournament on Wednesday in Fort Dodge. Carroll Kuemper won the meet with a 320 team score. St. Mary’s carded a 370. Laven finished in a tie for first with Kuemper’s Maverick Schwabe, but lost on […]

St. Mary’s boys golf team has luxury of returning all varsity players, experience


Storm Lake St. Mary’s will have a luxury this boys golf season. The Panthers return all six players from last year’s varsity team, and they all have multiple years of experience. Heading the list of returnees is Mason Laven, who qualified for the state tournament last season and finished 10th individually in Class 1A. Laven was also the district champion, […]