Messenger News Columnsen-usSun, 28 Aug 2016 14:51:23 EDTSun, 28 Aug 2016 14:51:23 EDT by the seasons me preface this by saying I am in no way, shape or form marginalizing the efforts and accomplishments of high school students who participate in just one sport. I don't want to turn this into an ''us vs. them'' column.Fri, 5 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTHome-field advantage 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 souls 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 full 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 tribute 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 EDT