Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | Contact Us | All Access E-Edition | Home RSS
As good as it gets

July 23, 2015 There is just enough scandal and dysfunction in sports to summon the cynic in all of us. more »»

Finish up strong

July 23, 2015 The roller coaster ride that was the Fort Dodge softball season ended on a high note as the Dodgers claimed seventh place in the Class 4A state field with a 10-0 rout of Waverly-Shell Rock at the... more »»

Gaels play for finals berth

July 23, 2015 The top-ranked (Class 2A) St. Edmond softball team will be in a familiar — yet unfamiliar — position Thursday at the state tournament. The Gaels face N. more »»

Michalik settling in at FDSH

July 23, 2015 Julius Michalik’s first summer as the Fort Dodge girls basketball coach has been an exercise in patience — both for the Dodger players and the former Iowa State star himself. more »»

Gaels return to semis

July 22, 2015 An experienced St. Edmond softball team took care of business here Tuesday afternoon at Rogers Park. more »»

Rams do it again

July 22, 2015 BY TROY BANNING For the Messenger Efficient in the field and at the plate, fourth-ranked Greene County comfortably sailed into the state semifinals for the second straight year Tuesday evening on... more »»

Hogan does it again for Clear Lake

July 22, 2015 ALGONA — Postseason magic helped the St. Edmond baseball team reach a Class 2A substate final, but on Tuesday, the tables were turned in an improbable way. more »»

Fairfield stings Dodgers

July 22, 2015 This certainly isn’t the experience Fort Dodge had in mind when the state softball tournament began. more »»

Late twist of fate

July 21, 2015 When everything appears to be going as planned in softball, it can all change in the blink of an eye. more »»

Gaels target state baseball tournament

July 21, 2015 ALGONA — Nothing to lose and everything to gain. That’s the approach the St. Edmond baseball team (18-12 overall) is taking entering tonight’s Class 2A, Substate 2 final with No. 6 Clear Lake. more »»

The next level

July 20, 2015 Two years ago, the St. Edmond softball team hit the state tournament field with their eyes wide open. Many of those players are back now as the top-ranked (Class 2A) Gaels take aim at state gold. S. more »»

Together again

July 20, 2015 Opening day of the state softball tournament comes with an added twist this summer. more »»

Full circle

July 19, 2015 The Fort Dodge softball team recently sent Andi Adams a very simple message that brought a moment of clarity to five complicated seasons on the diamond together. more »»

Gaels storm back to clip SE Valley, win district title

July 19, 2015 POCAHONTAS — For a second straight tournament game, the St. Edmond baseball team proved it’s never over until it’s over. more »»

Gaels travel for 2A final

July 18, 2015 POCAHONTAS — Another postseason test awaits the St. Edmond baseball team here tonight. In a Class 2A, District 3 final, the Gaels (17-12 overall) will face Southeast Valley (21-7. more »»


July 18, 2015 It was far from the ending the Fort Dodge baseball team envisioned here Friday night. more »»

Dodgers ready for substate baseball action

July 17, 2015 The second game under the lights at McNeil Field will have a much different feel for the Fort Dodge baseball team on Friday. more »»

Ex-Dodger Peters on watch list

July 17, 2015 AMES — Iowa State junior linebacker Levi Peters is one of 80 players under consideration for the 2015 Wuerffel Trophy, announced today by the All Sports Association. more »»

Side by side

July 16, 2015 It has happened before, but just once. For the first — and only — time since 2006, the Fort Dodge and St. more »»

Finishing with a flurry

July 16, 2015 Amanda Lansman has just one week left in her high school softball career. And the St. Edmond senior couldn’t think of a better place to spend it than at the state tournament. more »»



I am looking for: