Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.net/page/category.detail/nav/5017/Local Sportsen-usFri, 26 Aug 2016 02:37:19 EDTFri, 26 Aug 2016 02:37:19 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssFort Dodge meets old rival Cedar Fallshttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/611112.htmlMentally speaking, the Fort Dodge football team is ready for their season-opening game against Cedar Falls. The next step for head coach Matt Miller is to find out if his inexperienced Dodgers are physically up to the challenge here Friday.Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTSt. Edmond goes north to face Newmanhttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/611113.htmlMASON CITY - The St. Edmond football team opens the season in a familiar place Friday at Mason City Newman. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. Last year, the Gaels (0-0 overall) picked up a 15-7 victory during Week 2 action.Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTArea grid season ready for kickoffhttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/611114.htmlFriday marks the official start of the prep football season for nearly every team across the state. A handful opened the year with Week 0 games, but tonight marks the first official full schedule for 2016. A handful of area vs.Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTGaels targeting a breakthrough campaignhttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/611115.htmlWhen the St. Edmond volleyball team takes the court this season, head coach Dee Huss knows the Gaels will be putting in a maximum effort to continually get bette.Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTSE girls win SE Valley titlehttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/611117.htmlGOWRIE - It didn't take long for St. Edmond cross country standout Abby Landwehr to pick up where she left off. The Gael sophomore, who finished 11th at the state meet last season, helped S.Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDT