Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.net/page/category.detail/nav/5295/Sports Columnsen-usSat, 30 Jul 2016 12:35:35 EDTSat, 30 Jul 2016 12:35:35 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssHome-field advantagehttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/599840.htmlFor the 47th consecutive season, state softball champions will be crowned in Fort Dodge at the end of this week. The five days of tournament action at Harlan and Hazel Rogers Sports Complex always seem to go by in a flash.Mon, 18 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTCollective soulshttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/599627.htmlThe Fort Dodge softball program often recites the mantra, ''team beats talent when talent isn't a tea.Mon, 11 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTGlass half fullhttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/599021.htmlIt wasn't supposed to end like this for Kole Kampen at Fort Dodge Senior High. The Dodgers' senior left-handed ace had big plans for the final month of his prep baseball career.Tue, 21 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTEmotional tributehttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/598780.htmlDutch Huseman tried his best to make a late wish come true. His grandson kept a promise for him instead.Tue, 14 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTHomegrown talenthttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/598554.htmlIf the names fueling Fort Dodge's recent state championship surge sound familiar, they should. The red and black roots definitely run deep in this new era of Dodger athletic success.Sun, 5 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDT