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KING OF THE LANES

For 14 years, Tom Scott held the city bowling record -- until Alex Markov broke it on Nov. 16. It wouldn’t take over a decade for a new mark this time around, as the 22-year old broke his own record in less than a month. Markov, a 2015 Fort Dodge Senior High graduate, topped his previous ...

Cunningham on 1st team A-A list

Myron Cunningham’s road to Arkansas will have left a huge imprint on the turnaround within the Iowa Central football program. Cunningham, a transfer from Western Illinois, was recently named to the NJCAA first team as an All-American for his efforts this past season with the ...

NO CONTEST

On a night when the third-ranked Fort Dodge honored influential teachers in their lives, the Dodgers put their wrestling lessons on display in a 62-14 rout of seventh-ranked Mason City. Before the dual began, each varsity athlete stood with an instructor that directly influenced their ...

SE boys defeat Wildcats, 66-60

Facing the prospects of entering the Christmas break on a five-game losing streak, the St. Edmond boys dug deep and held off Humboldt here Tuesday night, 66-60. Senior Andrew Gibb scored a game-high 26 points, including 14 in the fourth quarter, as the Gaels (3-5 overall, 2-3 in North Central ...

Gael girls win second in a row

For the first time in over two years, the St. Edmond girls have a two-game win streak after holding off Humboldt here Tuesday night, 39-35. Erin Flattery had 10 points, with Macey Mason, Brea McNeil and Cambrie McBride each chipping in eight for the Gaels (2-6 overall, 1-4 in NCC), who had ...

Dodger boys fall at SE Polk

RUNNELLS — Fort Dodge had a lead late in the third quarter on Tuesday, but Southeast Polk went on a run to create a lead the Dodgers couldn’t cut into as the Rams prevailed, 53-45. The Dodgers (1-7 overall) were up 31-30 with a little under three minutes remaining in the third period, but ...

No. 7 Rams too much for FDSH girls

RUNNELLS — The Fort Dodge girls had no answer for seventh-ranked Southeast Polk on Tuesday night, as the Rams reached the century mark. The Dodgers (0-9 overall) dropped a 100-27 decision to Southeast Polk (8-1), which won their fifth straight contest. Sami Albertson led the Rams with 21 ...

Dodger bowlers split

MARSHALLTOWN — The Fort Dodge bowling team split with Marshalltown, as the Dodger girls knocked off the Bobcats on Tuesday. The girls won 2,412-2,217, while the boys lost to Marshalltown 3,466-2,766. Leah Sanck paced the Dodger girls with a 375 series. Alexis Hanson (317) was next in line ...

Faith forced to retire

At just 26 years old, Arenacross star Gavin Faith never thought retirement would have to be taken into serious consideration. After suffering a severe back injury last March, though, the Duncombe native and Fort Dodge Senior High graduate will be doing just that. “I didn’t really have ...

World champ

LAS VEGAS — Wade Sundell couldn’t put into words what it meant to finally achieve his dream. Sundell, a native of Boxholm, was crowned the 2018 PRCA world champion in saddle bronc here inside the Thomas and Mack Center during the final round of the 60th Wrangler National Finals ...

Brayton seals victory in Italy

TORINO, Italy — Justin Brayton capped off the Supercross offseason with a victory here Saturday. Brayton, a Fort Dodge Senior High graduate and veteran of the racing world, won the SX1 King of Torino title. He finished the 16-lap event just ahead of Cole Seely. “This whole day was ...

SE’s Timmerman suffers ACL injury

Jocy Timmerman was dealt a heartbreaking end to her basketball season, as the St. Edmond junior will need surgery to repair a ruptured ACL. Timmerman suffered the injury during Tuesday night’s loss at Algona. She is scheduled to undergo surgery in January with a six-month rehab to ...

Triton men post comeback victory

WAHPETON, N.D. — The Iowa Central men’s basketball team rallied from a 13-point second half deficit to defeat Lake Region State here on Saturday, 79-77. Royshawn Webb had 18 points for the Tritons (7-8 overall), while Dallas Bailey recorded a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds. ...

Dodger basketball preview

GIRLS PROBABLE STARTERS: Fort Dodge (0-8): Jacy Daniel, so., 1.4; Tory Bennett, fr., 5.5; Jalen Adams, fr., 4.8; Cheyenne Miller-Hameed, so., 7.9; Tristin Doster, so., 3.3. Southeast Polk (7-1): Liza Sutten, sr., 7.4; Grace Larkins, so., 22.3; Sami Albertson, sr., 5.3; Maggie McGraw, sr., ...

Dodger wrestling preview

DODGER LINEUP: 106 — Lane Cowell, so., (14-6); 113 — Drake Ayala, so., (20-0); 120 — Carson Taylor, jr., (18-3); 126 — Brooks Cowell, jr., (16-7); 132 — Dreyzon Phillips, so., (12-11); 138 — Kody Cook, so., (12-9); 145 — Drevon Ross, sr., (11-3); 145 — Brandon Mills, jr. (8-7); ...

Gael basketball preview

THE TIP: Action begins with the girls contest at 6:15 p.m. Boys will follow at approximately 7:45 p.m. GIRLS PROBABLES: St. Edmond (1-6 overall, 0-4 in NCC): Erin Flattery, sr., 8.1; Macey Mason, sr., 5.6; Jacque Oberg, sr., 5.3; Abby Landwehr, sr., 1.6; Brea McNeil, sr., 1.6; Humboldt (2-5, ...

Dodgers extend Don Miller streak

The sixth-ranked Fort Dodge wrestling team extended their Don Miller Invitational streak here on Saturday, while Dodger brothers Lane and Brooks Cowell began their own. The Dodgers racked up 214.5 team points to claim their fourth straight home tourney crown. Ninth-ranked Ankeny Centennial ...

Area wrestlers secure five gold medals

The Humboldt wrestling squad made a strong impression in their first-ever Don Miller Invitational appearance on Saturday. The Wildcats (152.5 points) finished fourth in the 12-team field and crowned three champions on the day. “We had a lot of different guys compete and give strong ...

SE girls shut down Hawks

The St. Edmond girls put together three of their best quarters of the season here Saturday, earning their first victory of the season over South Hamilton, 42-28. Erin Flattery scored 12 points, Macey Mason added 10 and Jacque Oberg eight for the Gaels, who built a commanding 23-point lead ...

No. 5 Hawks pull away from SE boys

Adolph Kochendorfer isn’t one to celebrate losses. But being a head coach for as long as he has, Kochendorfer can recognize positives even in defeat. The St. Edmond boys dropped a 64-53 decision to fifth-ranked (Class 2A) South Hamilton here Saturday night, falling for the fourth ...