Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.netTop Headlinesen-usFri, 31 Jul 2015 17:30:42 EDTFri, 31 Jul 2015 17:30:42 EDT good as it gets is just enough scandal and dysfunction in sports to summon the cynic in all of us.Thu, 23 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTTogether again day of the state softball tournament comes with an added twist this summer. Forty teams from five classes will be in Fort Dodge on a championship mission, which is standard operating procedure.Mon, 20 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTSide by side has happened before, but just once. For the first - and only - time since 2006, the Fort Dodge and St. Edmond softball teams will be active co-hosts of the state softball tournament next week at Rogers Park. The second-seeded Dodgers and No.Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTWorth the wait family takes a yearly vacation to northern Wisconsin. We hadn't even crossed Fort Dodge's city limits last summer when my 4-year-old daughter asked the question every parent knows is coming.Sun, 12 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDTPersonal touch have something to say about it. So do the powers-that-be at the Iowa High School Athletic Association headquarters in Boone. Of course, journalists throw in their two cents. And fans certainly don't keep quiet on the matter.Tue, 16 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDT