Messenger News Sportsen-usFri, 29 Apr 2016 08:14:35 EDTFri, 29 Apr 2016 08:14:35 EDT softball team faces NIACC in opener - The Iowa Central softball team faces NIACC at 4 p.m. Friday on the DMACC campus in the opening round of the NJCAA Region XI-B tournament. The winner of the NIACC/Iowa Central game plays the DMACC/Northeast CC winner at 2 p.m. on Saturday.Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTArea athletes head to Drake MOINES - Many of the state's elite athletes will compete here over the next three days at the 107th annual Drake Relays. High school field events begin this afternoon at 3 p.m.Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTKnights ready for new season - The North Iowa Knights are headed in the right direction on and off the field.Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTSilver lining - The Manson Northwest Webster finished second here Tuesday night in their own Mike Jepson Relays. Carroll picked up the overall team title, scoring 132 points.Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTFlattery takes the mound in Iowa City CITY - David Flattery will get the chance to have a homecoming of sorts here Wednesday. Flattery, a sophomore at the University of Nebraska Omaha, is slated to start for the Mavericks against Iowa at Duane Banks Field.Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDT