Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usMon, 8 Feb 2016 18:19:28 EDTMon, 8 Feb 2016 18:19:28 EDT boys dunk West Daniel believes his Fort Dodge boys basketball team must identify more with grit than glitz.Mon, 8 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTWahawks trip up FD girls are times when the Fort Dodge girls basketball team shows just how far they've come this season. There are also stretches where the Dodgers are reminded of how much work still needs to be done.Mon, 8 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTDodger girls face No. 2 Dragons Fort Dodge girls basketball team will start the final week of the regular season with a tough task in a matchup against second-ranked Johnston (5A) tonight in a make up contest. The Dodgers (8-11 overall) will tip at 7:30 p.m.Mon, 8 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTBack-to-back nights for St. Edmond St. Edmond basketball teams will play back-to-back as the regular season comes to an end on Tuesday night. The Gael girls (1-18 overall, 0-12 North Central Conference) will host Iowa Falls-Alden (5-14, 3-9) tonight at 6:15 p.m.Mon, 8 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTFIVE ALIVE Dodge junior Mitchell Emery said he woke up with a lot of confidence as he readied himself for Saturday's district swim meet in the Dodger Pool. That conficence was rewarded.Sun, 7 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDT