High School Football

Lynx earn big win over Fillies

WEBSTER CITY - Webster City earned an impressive 31-10 victory over Dallas Center-Grimes on Friday night.The Lynx (5-1 overall, 3-1 district) handed the Fillies (4-2, 3-1) their first district loss of the season.Robert Frederiksen had two touchdown runs of three and 10 yards.Payton Kannuan had ...

Wildcats come up short vs. Indians

SPIRIT LAKE - Humboldt suffered a 34-28 setback to Spirit Lake on Friday night.Drew Thomas led the Wildcats (2-4 overall, 1-3 district) with two touchdown passes against the Indians (5-1, 3-1).Thomas threw a 58-yard scoring strike to Jamie Heinz and a 25-yard score Eli Sande.Colton Monson ...

Titans can’t stop No. 9 Kuemper

CARROLL - South Central Calhoun couldn't get past ninth-ranked Carroll Kuemper on Friday night.The Titans (4-2 overall, 3-1 district) lost 35-22 to the Knights (5-1, 4-0).South Central Calhoun's first score came on a six-yard touchdown run from Kody Case. Cody Schumacher caught the two-point ...

No. 5 Van Meter blanks Manson NW

MANSON - The Manson Northwest Webster football team suffered a 45-0 loss to No. 5 Van Meter on Friday.The Cougars (3-3 overall, 2-2 district) struggled to get much going against Van Meter (5-1, 3-1).Keegan Pritchard had five catches for 42 yards.Derek Girard was 11-for-22 passing for 74 yards.

WB-Mallard loses at home

WEST BEND - West Bend-Mallard didn't have an answer for fifth-ranked Harris Lake-Park.The Wolverines (4-2 overall, 2-2 district) lost 41-6.Michael Fehr threw a 45-yard touchdown pass to Danny Riesenburg.Mason Studer had six solo tackles and eight assists.Riesenburg had seven solo tackles and a ...

Fort Dodge ready for 5-0 Cardinals

The Fort Dodge football team rarely has the opportunity to be an underdog on their own field for Homecoming.On paper, head coach Matt Miller's squad is just that here Friday as they welcome unbeaten Newton to Dodger Stadium for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff.The Cardinals (5-0 overall, 1-0 in Class 4A, ...

Gaels square off with HMS

HARTLEY - It's been a trying start to the Class A, District 2 schedule for St. Edmond head football coach Dick Tighe.A veteran of the sport, Tighe has tried over and over again to remind himself that he fields a very green Gael squad that boasts just five seniors total.Tighe, though, also loves ...

Stretch run ahead for Messengerland squads

The calm before the storm has arrived, as just three weeks remain in the prep football regular season.A loss now could ultimately cost teams a spot in the limited playoff field. Conversely, an upset may eventually lead to a postsesaon reward.Several key games around the area on Friday will help ...

Raffle for Schild during game tonight

Fort Dodge Senior High will hold a raffle during Friday night's Homecoming game to benefit senior Justin Schild, who was recently diagnosed with leukemia.Schild, a member of the Dodger football team, was preparing for the upcoming season last month when he fell ill. Head coach Matt Miller ...

Jaguars roll past ESC

WALL LAKE - The Southeast Valley football knocked off East Sac City 36-7 on Friday night.The Nolan Brand and Dakota Jaeschke combo hooked up for two Jaguar (3-2 overall, 2-1 in district) touchdowns. Brand threw for three scores.The duo scored on seven and 29 yard touchdowns. Brand also found ...

Titans cruise at home

LAKE CITY - The South Central Calhoun football team picked up a 48-14 victory over Clarinda here Friday night behind another strong offensive game from Hunter Muhlbauer and Kody Case.Muhlbauer connected with Case on three touchdowns from 16, 13 and 49 yards, finishing the night 10-for-12 ...

Four TDs for Frederiksen

BALLARD - Robert Frederiksen had another monster game for Webster City in its 35-7 win over Ballard on Friday night.The Lynx (4-1 overall, 2-1 in district) senior rushed for 198 yards on 40 carries and four touchdowns. This was the first game Frederiksen was under 200 yards.Frederiksen had a ...

Wood runs for two long touchdowns

STUART - Manson Northwest Webster built a 20-0 first half lead and held on for a 20-8 victory over West Central Valley on Friday.The Cougars (3-2 overall, 2-1 district) started their scoring on a Clay Freimuth 55-yard interception return for a touchdown.Keaton Wood had touchdown runs of 65 and ...

Defense, special teams lift WB-M

EVERLY - West Bend-Mallard cruised to a 58-6 victory over Clay Central-Everly on Friday night.The Wolverines had two defensive and one special teams touchdowns.Dexter Knobloch led the Wolverines (4-1 overall, 2-1 district) with three touchdowns. Knobloch had touchdown runs of 46 and 20 and ...

‘Cats fall to 5-0 Storm Lake

HUMBOLDT - The Humboldt football team suffered a 38-19 defeat to Storm Lake here Friday night.Drew Thomas had over 300 yards of total offense and three touchdowns in the loss to lead the Wildcats (2-3 overall, 1-2 in district).Thomas was 20 of 44 passingf or 261 yards and two scores, while ...

BG holds MMCRU to negative yards

MARCUS - Third-ranked Bishop Garrigan rolled to a 56-0 victory over MMCRU on Friday night.The Golden?Bear (5-0 overall, 3-0 in district) held the Royals to -17 total yards and -42 on the ground.Garrigan had 386 rushing yards and 449 total offense.Preston Kohlhaas had 149 yards rushing and two ...

Pocahontas Area falls to No. 4 B-H/RV

POCAHONTAS - The Pocahontas Area football team couldn't stop fourth-ranked (Class 2A) Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley here Friday night, falling 54-6.Chase Boeve had a 52-yard fumble return for a touchdown, while Cam Callion picked off two passes for the Indians (0-5, 0-3).Adam Brown finished with 11 ...

No. 1 Valley up next for Fort Dodge

WEST DES MOINES - Matt Miller is an intense competitor.He's also a realist.The Fort Dodge football coach has no plans of premature surrender at top-ranked (Class 4A) West Des Moines Valley. At the same time, he'll keep close tabs on how the game is developing and adjust his strategy accordingly ...

Homecoming for St. Edmond

The St. Edmond football team hopes to use the buzz created by Homecoming week to get back on track here Friday.The Gaels host Ridge View in a Class A, District 2 contest at Dodger Stadium. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.After dropping their first two leagues games to MMCRU and South O'Brien, St. ...

Stakes increase for area programs

There will be plenty riding on games around the area Friday evening, as the postseason race begins to heat up.With the change in the number of playoff qualifiers from a year ago, each and every contest from here on out will be of the utmost importance.In Humboldt, the Wildcats welcome district ...