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October 22, 2016 By DANA BECKER sports@messengernews. more »»

Dodgers fall in finale

October 22, 2016 By ERIC PRATT PLEASANT HILL — Matt Miller wanted his Fort Dodge football team to make the most of their final game against Southeast Polk here on Friday. more »»

Tritons hit the road

October 22, 2016 COFFEYVILLE, Kan. — Kevin Twait is hoping that a week off has helped his ballclub regain their focus as they head to Coffeyville toda. more »»

Lynx repeat as champions

October 22, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — Seventh-ranked (Class 3A) Webster City earned a district championship with a 21-14 victory over ninth-ranked Boone on Frida. more »»

Dodger senior returns with 11th-place showing

October 21, 2016 CEDAR FALLS — Ryan Wagner will return to the state cross country meet for his senior season, as the Fort Dodge runner placed 11th here Thursday in a Class 4A qualifying meet. more »»

No. 6 Gaels earn runner-up spot at regionals

October 21, 2016 HOLSTEIN — The St. Edmond girls are headed back to the state cross country meet for a third consecutive season. more »»

Dodgers finish year at SE Polk

October 21, 2016 PLEASANT HILL — Loose equipment, practice jerseys and boxes filled the Fort Dodge football coaches’ office at Dodger Stadium on Thursday. more »»

Gaels challenge unbeaten Bears

October 21, 2016 There is nothing Dick Tighe and the St. Edmond football team would like more than to play spoiler in Bishop Garrigan’s pursuit of a perfect season. more »»

All comes down to this for area squads

October 21, 2016 After eight weeks of action, we’ve reached the final Friday night of the prep football regular seaso. more »»

Indians capture title

October 21, 2016 ORANGE CITY — The Pocahontas Area girls claimed three Top-10 medals in earning a Class 2A team title here Thursday. more »»

Humboldt places 2nd to advance

October 21, 2016 SPENCER — The Humboldt boys were just clipped for a team title here Thursday in a Class 3A state cross country qualifier, settling for silve. more »»

Hartley, Thorson win CIML titles

October 21, 2016 JOHNSTON — Taylor Hartley and Lehr Thorson picked up CIML Iowa Conference swim titles here Thursday night, as the Fort Dodge girls finished third overall. more »»


October 20, 2016 The Iowa Central volleyball team honored their 11 sophomores prior to Wednesday night’s ICCAC match with Iowa Lake. more »»

Dodgers, Gaels ready for districts

October 20, 2016 All the preparation and dedication will come to the forefront on Thursday as area cross country runners will try to secure a spot in Fort Dodge next weekend. more »»


October 19, 2016 The St. Edmond volleyball team did not enter postseason play on the best of runs. more »»

Gael volleyball team starts regional quest

October 18, 2016 The St. Edmond volleyball team opens postseason play here on Monday, hosting Paton-Churdan in a Class 1A, Region 5 opener. Action begins in the Gael gym at 7 p.m. more »»


October 17, 2016 Two years and many miles ago, the Fort Dodge swim program was in the midst of a long state meet drought. The Dodgers hadn’t qualified a single event in five full seasons. more »»


October 15, 2016 Fort Dodge had the heart and desire needed to send its seniors out with a victory in their home finale. Football is a numbers game, though. more »»

Gaels prevail in overtime

October 15, 2016 SIOUX RAPIDS — Logan Fear has been around sfor ome of the more memorable wins in St. Edmond football history. more »»

Fort Dodge wins invite

October 15, 2016 WOODWARD — The Fort Dodge volleyball team put a strong cap on the end of their regular season here Saturday, winning the Woodward-Granger Invitational. more »»

Tann enjoying time in Colorado

October 15, 2016 GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — David Tann was faced with an extremely difficult decision early in his college athletic career. Tann, who attended St. more »»


Farmers Market October 22, 2016

FORT DODGE — Farmers Market is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the northwest corner of the Crossroads Mall parking lot. more »

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