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Gael boys rally for win

IOWA FALLS — With Nick Collison watching on, the St. Edmond boys scored a come-from-behind victory over Iowa Falls-Alden here Friday night, 56-49. “In the second quarter, we weren’t playing very well,’’ said St. Edmond head coach Adolph Kochendorfer. “We kept scrapping and getting ...

Gael girls lose to Cadets

IOWA FALLS — The St. Edmond girls dropped a 51-31 decision here Friday night to ninth-ranked (Class 3A) Iowa Falls-Alden. The Cadets jumped out to a 26-14 lead at the half and never looked back, as three players reached double figures. For the Gaels, Macey Mason had six points, with ...

Iowa Central competes at UNI

CEDAR FALLS — The Iowa Central swim team faced off against Loras and Northern Iowa here Friday night. The Tritons swept Loras, with the women falling to the Panthers. Emilie Andrin was the lone swimmer to score a victory over UNI, as she won the 100 breaststroke in 1:10.18. Eve Berg ...

Gaining steam

Bobby Thompson couldn’t help but acknowledge the importance of Thursday night’s dual win by his Fort Dodge wrestling team over Waukee. The sixth-ranked (Class 3A) Dodgers won eight matches, including six in a row at one point, to claim a 33-25 victory over the No. 3 Warriors. Triston ...

Dodger bowling teams sweep Mason City

The Fort Dodge boys and girls bowling teams remained perfect in 2019, earning wins over Mason City. The boys won 2,895 to 2,723, while girls picked up a 2,534 to 2,209 victory. Kaleb Anderson paced the Dodger boys with a 459 series. He had games of 234 and 225. Jared Jacobson was right behind ...

Dodger basketball preview

THE TIP: The Fort Dodge girls will tip Friday night at 6:15 p.m. with the boys to follow at approximately 7:45 p.m. in the Dodger gym. PROBABLE STARTERS: Fort Dodge (0-12 overall): Tory Bennett, fr., 6.0; Jalen Adams, fr., 5.5; Jebreauna Clark, so., 3.2; Cheyenne Miller-Hameed, so., 6.25; ...

Pearson doubles up for Dodgers

The Fort Dodge swim team was given the chance to enjoy themselves in the pool here Thursday night ahead of Saturday’s Rusty Garst Invitational. Ashley Beaumont, in her first season as Dodger head coach, allowed her swimmers to select what events they wanted to compete in against Ames. The ...

Gael boys stop Cougars

MANSON — The St. Edmond boys got back on track here Thursday night, scoring a 61-51 victory over Manson Northwest Webster. Andrew Gibb scored a game-high 27 points, including 19 in the first half as the Gaels built a slim 31-27 advantage. Jerris Duncan had nine, Jed Tracy added eight and ...

Gaels lose to Cougars on the road

MANSON —The St. Edmond girls put together a strong fourth quarter, but it wasn’t enough to knock off Manson Northwest Webster on Thursday night. The Cougars (4-7 overall) held on for a 52-46 victory over the Gaels (2-9). “Defensively we were kind of inconsistant,’’ said St. Edmond ...

Duckett wins twice for Gaels

WEBSTER CITY — Humboldt earned two North Central Conference victories on Thursday, sweeping a triangular hosted by the Lynx. The Wildcats beat Webster City 53-30 and St. Edmond 78-6. The Lynx defeated St. Edmond 78-4. Winning matches against the Lynx were Cole Nelson (113), Cresten Craven ...

Dodgers win second straight

After a sometimes-brutal stretch to start the season, the Fort Dodge boys basketball team now finds itself on a two-game winning streak after getting past Des Moines Roosevelt, 63-50 in the Dodger gym Tuesday. Three players scored in double figures for Fort Dodge, which ended a four-game ...

Road warriors

Bryce Coppock and the Newell-Fonda boys are in the midst of a stretch that will see them play six of seven games away from home. Tuesday night, behind Coppock’s 30 points, the Mustangs withstood a career-night by Andrew Gibb of St. Edmond to even their record on the year with an 84-65 ...

No. 1 Mustang girls cruise

The top-ranked (Class 1A) Newell-Fonda girls are as talented as any team in the state. On Tuesday night, the Mustangs showed just how deep that goes, scoring an 83-25 victory over St. Edmond here. Emma Stewart knocked down seven 3-pointers for a game-high 21 points, Bailey Sievers was ...

Dodger girls fall to DM Roosevelt

Before the Fort Dodge girls are able to put together complete games against the CIML’s more talented programs, the Dodgers must first prove they are capable of remaining competitive for sustained stretches of time. Head coach Scott Messerly’s squad took a positive step foward after an ...

Dodgers roll season highs

A new year, a pair of new high scores for the Fort Dodge boys and girls bowling teams. The Dodger boys knocked off Des Moines East, 3,093 to 2,788 and the girls won 2,609 to 2,010. The boys rolled seven 200 games and three 400 series, which were all season highs. Kaleb Anderson led the ...

Iowa Central basketball preview

THE TIP: Action begins in Mason City with the women’s contest at 5:30 p.m. Men are scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. WOMEN’S PROBABLES: Iowa Central (9-5 overall, 0-1 in ICCAC): Kira Ward, soph., 5.7; Shariah Smith, soph., 8.1; Avery Terwilliger, soph., 10.4; Brittany West, soph., 11.8; ...

Tritons earn tight win over Ellsworth

ELLSWORTH — The fourth-ranked Iowa Central wrestling team edged sixth-ranked Ellsworth 19-17 on Tuesday night. With the Tritons leading 15-14 and two matches to go, top-ranked Tyree Sutton (197) earned a major decision over sixth-ranked Bryce Pilcher to put the Tritons up 19-14. Ellsworth ...

ROUNDING INTO FORM

The Southeast Valley wrestling team was looking to repeat as the St. Edmond Duals champions on Saturday, but the Jaguars weren’t quite able to repeat the feat. SV did, however, bring home wrestler of the meet honors while welcoming a big piece back to the puzzle. Southeast Valley finished ...

FD boys prevail as Daniel picks up win No. 100

SIOUX CITY — Tom Daniel was much too busy focusing on what was directly in front of the Fort Dodge boys basketball team to worry about the big picture here on Saturday. The Dodgers won for the 100th time in Daniel’s 10-plus year tenure, defeating Sioux City North, 59-52. It was a ...

Dodgers secure title at Forest City Invite

FOREST CITY — The sixth-ranked Fort Dodge wrestling team competed in the Forest City Invitational for the first time on Saturday, and came away with their second consecutive invitational championship of the season in the process. The Dodgers switched out of the Iowa City West Duals ...