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The next level

July 20, 2015 Two years ago, the St. Edmond softball team hit the state tournament field with their eyes wide open. Many of those players are back now as the top-ranked (Class 2A) Gaels take aim at state gold. S. more »»

Together again

July 20, 2015 Opening day of the state softball tournament comes with an added twist this summer. more »»

Full circle

July 19, 2015 The Fort Dodge softball team recently sent Andi Adams a very simple message that brought a moment of clarity to five complicated seasons on the diamond together. more »»

Side by side

July 16, 2015 It has happened before, but just once. For the first — and only — time since 2006, the Fort Dodge and St. more »»

Finishing with a flurry

July 16, 2015 Amanda Lansman has just one week left in her high school softball career. And the St. Edmond senior couldn’t think of a better place to spend it than at the state tournament. more »»


July 15, 2015 After four frustrating years on the doorstep of the state tournament, the Fort Dodge softball team stamped its ticket into the field in a big way here Tuesday at Rogers Par. more »»

Newell-Fonda softball squad finds a way

July 15, 2015 MAPLETON — For a second straight game, the unranked Newell-Fonda softball team snatched victory from the jaws of defeat here Monday night. Despite trailing No. more »»

Gaels are in!

July 14, 2015 GALVA — This time around, they cried tears of joy. The top-ranked (Class 2A) St. more »»

Another regional final for Dodger softball squad

July 14, 2015 Just one last hurdle again remains for the sixth-ranked Fort Dodge softball tea. more »»

Newell-Fonda is back

July 14, 2015 MAPLETON — Unranked Newell-Fonda wasn’t about to be denied here Monday night. more »»

Gaels back on state's doorstep

July 13, 2015 GALVA — In a way, it’s fitting that top-ranked (Class 2A) St. Edmond and Lawton-Bronson are meeting in a regional final here tonight. more »»

Gaels escape

July 9, 2015 The top-ranked (Class 2A) St. Edmond softball team was able to breathe a collective sigh of relief after Wednesday night’s postseason opener at Rogers Park. more »»

FD softball splits ranked clash

July 9, 2015 ANKENY — The sixth-ranked (Class 4A) Fort Dodge softball team ended their regular season with a split against No. 8 (5A) Ankeny Centennial here Wednesday. more »»

Dodgers roll in road sweep

July 8, 2015 AMES — The sixth-ranked (Class 4A) Fort Dodge softball team returned to action here Tuesday night with a sweep of Ames. Scores were 5-0 and 8-3. more »»

No. 1 Gaels meet Titans in opener

July 8, 2015 The St. Edmond softball team enters postseason play this evening where they are hoping to finish it. more »»

A special experience

July 3, 2015 Lani Van Zyl wasn’t looking for attention or even closure when she took the field for Fort Dodge’s Senior Night on Wednesday. more »»

Undisputed champs

July 2, 2015 The fifth-ranked (Class 2A) St. Edmond softball team can scratch off one of their season-long goals. more »»

A new point of view

April 25, 2015 Games on Diamonds 1 and 2 at Rogers Sports Complex will be watched from an entirely new vantage point beginning this season. more »»

Walk-off wizard

July 26, 2014 Carley Robins, welcome to the fairy tale. The Clarke slugger will remember the last swing of her final high school softball game for the rest of her life. She’ll dream about i. more »»

Fantastic Fillies

July 26, 2014 Paige Lowary didn’t have anything to prove on Friday night, but she showed why she’s the best pitcher in the state anyway. more »»



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