Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usFri, 29 Aug 2014 20:28:17 EDTFri, 29 Aug 2014 20:28:17 EDT kick off at Sioux City West CITY - If Fort Dodge's crisp practices recently serve as any indication, head coach Matt Miller believes his football team is more than ready to kick off their season here Friday against Sioux City West. Varsity start time is set for 7:30 p.m.Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTGaels square off with Golden Bears lights get turned on at Dodger Stadium for the first official Friday night of the high school football season with defending Class 1A state runner-up St. Edmond welcoming Bishop Garrigan. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTArea teams eager to get started 1 of the Iowa prep football season kicks off tonight with several intriguing non-district matchups around the state. Opening the year on the right foot can go a long way in helping teams build some momentum for potential playoff bids.Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTSE's Tighe honored in Canada Tighe, Iowa's all-time winningest football coach, actually started his career north of the United States border. He made the long trip back to Canada recently as a tribute to where it all began.Fri, 6 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDTLocal quintet tabbed INA all-state standout individual seasons on the gridiron, a total of 30 local and area football players have been named to the 2013 INA all-state teams, which were announced on Monda.Wed, 27 Nov 2013 00:00:00 EDT