Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usTue, 4 Aug 2015 03:36:30 EDTTue, 4 Aug 2015 03:36:30 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssArea athletes honoredhttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/589074.htmlBy DANA BECKER <a href='mailto:sports@messengernews.net'>sports@messengernews.net</a> It was a memorable season for the St. Edmond softball team even before they finished third at state.Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTGaels capture 3rd in state finalehttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/588973.htmlFriday's Class 2A third-place game marked a fitting finale for the St. Edmond softball team, and in particular, their four outgoing seniors.Sat, 25 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTWaukee dethrones Johnston in Class 5Ahttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/588974.htmlThe underdog role suited fifth-ranked Waukee just fine here Friday night. Despite being tested late, the Warriors (36-8 overall) held on for a 6-4 triumph over N.Sat, 25 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDT4A three-peat for Dallas Center-Grimeshttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/588975.htmlDifferent Lowary, same result for Dallas Center-Grimes. Behind sophomore Rachel Lowary, the ninth-ranked Fillies earned their third consecutive Class 4A state championship here Friday at Rogers Park, 5-2, over No. 3 Winterset.Sat, 25 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTSolon muscles uphttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/588976.htmlIt was supposed to be a showdown between two all-state pitchers and future Division I players, but with one swing of the bat, it turned into the Taylor Nearad show Friday at the Rogers Sports Complex. It was that way all week.Sat, 25 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDT