Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usThu, 20 Nov 2014 21:14:48 EDTThu, 20 Nov 2014 21:14:48 EDT play for first-ever state crown FALLS - Hoisting a first-ever state championship football trophy can become a reality for Newell-Fonda here today. Winners of the 10 straight games after an 0-3 start, Brian Wilken's unranked Mustangs (10-3 overall) will battle No.Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTPocahontas Area girls ranked No. 1 Messenger-area girls basketball teams are ranked in the 2014-15 preseason poll, the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union announced on Wednesday. Pocahontas Area/Laurens-Marathon (21-4 last winter) is No. 1 in 3.Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTSoutheastern holds off Triton men games into the season, Iowa Central head men's basketball coach Dennis Pilcher is seeing enough good to outshine the ba.Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDT5 SE players are 1st team all-district St. Edmond football team landed five players on the Class 1A, District 7 first team for the 2014 season. The Gaels were district champions and advanced to the state semifinals before falling to West Lyon last Saturday.Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTTriton women tripped up on both ends of the court down the stretch proved costly for the Iowa Central women's basketball team here Tuesday night.Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDT