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October 26, 2016 At some point during Ryan Wagner’s final cross country race this weekend, he’ll need to dig deep both physically and mentally for that one last push. more »»

Dodgers fall to No. 1 Cedar Falls

October 26, 2016 CEDAR FALLS — The Fort Dodge volleyball team ran into a buzzsaw in the form of top-ranked Cedar Falls in their postseason opener on Tuesday night. more »»

Wildcats advance in 3A

October 26, 2016 HUMBOLDT — The Humboldt volleyball team is one win away from the state tournament. The Wildcats (33-1 overall) defeated Roland-Story in three games on Tuesday in Humboldt. more »»

Webster City moves on in 4A

October 26, 2016 WEBSTER CITY —The Webster City volleyball team is one step away from the state tournament. The Lynx (16-14 overall) went to five games to knock off Boone. more »»


October 25, 2016 There are many things Dee Huss loves about her St. Edmond volleyball team. The most important one, though, has nothing to do with their physical ability. more »»

Dodgers face No. 1 Cedar Falls

October 25, 2016 CEDAR FALLS — The task in front of the Fort Dodge volleyball team is a tough one. The Dodgers open Class 5A regional play in a semifinal here this evening against No. 1 Cedar Fall. more »»

A pennant for the people

October 24, 2016 Baseball fans wait. Patience just comes with the territory. The sport is played at a methodical — some would say almost hypnotic — pace. No clocks. No time limit. more »»

Iowa Central goes 3-1

October 23, 2016 Iowa Central volleyball head coach Sara Horn likes hosting the annual Triton Invitational, but after two long days of play, she was glad to see it come to an end. more »»

Eastwood rolls perfect game

October 23, 2016 Chad Eastwood’s first-ever perfect game highlighted the city bowling results last week. Eastwood’s 300 came in a 715 series. Jack Hook (761) had the high men’s handicap league series total. more »»

Tritons tumble at Coffeyville

October 23, 2016 COFFEYVILLE, Kan. — The Iowa Central football team couldn’t break into the win column here on Saturday, as they dropped a 47-6 decision to Coffeyville. more »»


October 22, 2016 By DANA BECKER sports@messengernews. more »»

Dodgers fall in finale

October 22, 2016 By ERIC PRATT PLEASANT HILL — Matt Miller wanted his Fort Dodge football team to make the most of their final game against Southeast Polk here on Friday. more »»

Tritons hit the road

October 22, 2016 COFFEYVILLE, Kan. — Kevin Twait is hoping that a week off has helped his ballclub regain their focus as they head to Coffeyville toda. more »»

Lynx repeat as champions

October 22, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — Seventh-ranked (Class 3A) Webster City earned a district championship with a 21-14 victory over ninth-ranked Boone on Frida. more »»

Dodger senior returns with 11th-place showing

October 21, 2016 CEDAR FALLS — Ryan Wagner will return to the state cross country meet for his senior season, as the Fort Dodge runner placed 11th here Thursday in a Class 4A qualifying meet. more »»

No. 6 Gaels earn runner-up spot at regionals

October 21, 2016 HOLSTEIN — The St. Edmond girls are headed back to the state cross country meet for a third consecutive season. more »»

Dodgers finish year at SE Polk

October 21, 2016 PLEASANT HILL — Loose equipment, practice jerseys and boxes filled the Fort Dodge football coaches’ office at Dodger Stadium on Thursday. more »»

Gaels challenge unbeaten Bears

October 21, 2016 There is nothing Dick Tighe and the St. Edmond football team would like more than to play spoiler in Bishop Garrigan’s pursuit of a perfect season. more »»

All comes down to this for area squads

October 21, 2016 After eight weeks of action, we’ve reached the final Friday night of the prep football regular seaso. more »»

Indians capture title

October 21, 2016 ORANGE CITY — The Pocahontas Area girls claimed three Top-10 medals in earning a Class 2A team title here Thursday. more »»

Humboldt places 2nd to advance

October 21, 2016 SPENCER — The Humboldt boys were just clipped for a team title here Thursday in a Class 3A state cross country qualifier, settling for silve. more »»


Brown Bag Briefings: “It’s All About The Music” October 27, 2016

Brown Bag Briefings will be held from noon to 1 p.m. each Thursday in October in the large meeting room of the Fort Dodge Public Library, 424 Central Ave. The programs are sponsored by Friends of the Fort Dodge Public Library. Bring a sack lunch to this free public program. Coffee will be provided. more »

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