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Fort Dodge meets old rival Cedar Falls

August 26, 2016 Mentally speaking, the Fort Dodge football team is ready for their season-opening game against Cedar Falls. more »»

St. Edmond goes north to face Newman

August 26, 2016 MASON CITY — The St. Edmond football team opens the season in a familiar place Friday at Mason City Newman. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. more »»

Area grid season ready for kickoff

August 26, 2016 Friday marks the official start of the prep football season for nearly every team across the stat. more »»

Gaels targeting a breakthrough campaign

August 26, 2016 When the St. Edmond volleyball team takes the court this season, head coach Dee Huss knows the Gaels will be putting in a maximum effort to continually get better. more »»

SE girls win SE Valley title

August 26, 2016 GOWRIE — It didn’t take long for St. Edmond cross country standout Abby Landwehr to pick up where she left off. The Gael sophomore, who finished 11th at the state meet last season, helped St. more »»

It's good to be back

August 25, 2016 In high school, Hannah Myers was a standout athlete for Webster City in several sports. Now that Myers can concentrate on just volleyball, she’s taken her game to a whole new level. more »»

Triton squads have high hopes on the pitch

August 25, 2016 The Iowa Central women’s soccer team will enter this season with a target on their back. Last fall, the Tritons won the school’s first-ever NJCAA national title, completing a dream year. more »»

Pep rally at Dodger Stadium tonight

August 25, 2016 Fort Dodge Senior High will host the Dodger Fall Pep Rally inside Dodger Stadium on Thursday. Fall student-athletes will be introduced at the event, which begins at 6 p.m. more »»

Strong at the top, Gaels working on depth

August 24, 2016 Mike Szalat isn’t about to rest on his laurels when it comes to the St. Edmond cross country program. That’s why Szalat enters this season working just as hard as ever before. more »»

Tritons sweep on the pitch

August 24, 2016 The Iowa Central men’s and women’s soccer teams welcomed Northeast to ICCAC play at Rogers Sports Complex here Tuesday. more »»

Experienced group returns for Tritons

August 23, 2016 Consistency is something Iowa Central head volleyball coach Sara Horn hopes to have this fall. more »»

Dodgers looking for continual improvement

August 21, 2016 Mike Mericle knows his Fort Dodge boys golf program will be a work in progress this fal. more »»

Football Preview publishes Aug. 28

August 21, 2016 The Messenger’s 59th annual football preview edition will be released into circulation next Sunday, Aug. 2. more »»

Dodgers hope to continue their ascension

August 21, 2016 Several new players will have a chance to make an impact this season for the Fort Dodge volleyball team. After going 17-21 overall last fall, the Dodgers must replace a group of five seniors. more »»

A buzz in the garden

August 21, 2016 Driven by a variety of factors — including the loss of habitat and species diversity, exposure to chemicals and various other factors such as fungi — recent years have seen a decline in a number of... more »»


August 20, 2016 RIO DE JANEIRO — Usain Bolt kneeled down and gave the track one final kiss, then flattened his hand, reached down and slapped the white number “3’’ painted at the starting lin. more »»

Kruger named IC women’s coach

August 20, 2016 Kelly Kruger has been tabbed as the new Iowa Central head women’s basketball coach. more »»

Louk is new FDSH girls golf coach

August 19, 2016 David Louk will be teeing off for the first time as a varsity girls golf coach this spring. That doesn’t mean Louk is a newcomer to the game, or to coaching in general. more »»

FD, SE scrimmages both set for Friday

August 18, 2016 Fort Dodge and St. Edmond will both hold their annual fall sports drink scrimmages on Friday. The Fort Dodge Athletic Booster Club will host its sports drink scrimmage fundraiser at Dodger Stadiu. more »»

Huseman moves on at U.S. Am

August 17, 2016 BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Following 36 holes of intense golf, Andrew Huseman was able to relax a little Tuesday night. But not for very long. more »»



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