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Cougar boys advance 8

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Coming off its fifth straight district title, the Manson Northwest Webster boys track team will bring eight entries to the Class 1A state meet.Jackson Johnson (high jump), Tim Butcher (discus and shot put), the 4x200 (Titan Johnson, Ben Wignall, Mark Condon and Connor Hokinson), the 4x400 ...

Indian girls qualify 11 events

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Pocahontas Area will be well represented in the girls Class 2A state track field.Earning state bids for the Indians were Destini Oehlertz (1500), Jill Vonnahme (3000), Faith Meyer (400 hurdles), Kenzie Sullivan (discus and shot put), Janie Brinkman (shot put), the shuttle hurdle (Payton ...

Gael girls add 3 events

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The St. Edmond girls added three more state entries on Friday.Megan Flattery (400), the 4x400 (Erin Flattery, Abby Landwehr, Madi Reel and Megan Flattery) and the sprint medley (Joeli Koenig, Erin Flattery, Reel and Megan Flattery) earned at-large bids for St. Edmond, joining automatic ...

Three more for Dodgers

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The Fort Dodge boys and girls track teams combined to punch three more state tickets on Friday.Sam Kolacia (400) and the 4x400 (Johnny Bice, Chase Carter, Keegan Myers and Kolacia) will now each compete for the Dodger boys.The FDSH girls 4x100 (Shariah Smith, Shareece Smith, Raeya Love and ...

Iowa Central rallies late

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WATERLOO - Fighting off elimination, the fourth-seeded Iowa Central baseball team claimed a 10-4 victory over No. 8 seed Iowa Lakes here Friday morning in the Region XI Tournament.Fernando Villegas went 3-for-5 offensively with two runs and two RBI for the Tritons (29-15 overall).Jose Paulino ...

Gaels claim sectional title

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CLARION - Robert Flattery carded a 78 here Friday to help the St. Edmond boys golf team claim a Class 2A sectional title.Flattery's round earned him meet medalist honors just ahead of teammate Charlie Doyle. The reigning North Central Conference individual champion fired a 79."Robert and ...

Track athletes ready for districts

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Just one more hurdle remains for area track athletes looking to punch co-ed state tickets.Qualifying meets will be held across Iowa tonight. Action begins at 4 p.m. at all sites.The Fort Dodge boys and girls visit Sioux City West for a Class 4A event. Joining the Dodgers in the field are Ames, ...

First pitch for Tritons at regional baseball

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WATERLOO - Postseason play begins here Thursday morning for the Iowa Central baseball team.The fourth-seeded Tritons (28-14 overall) will face No. 5 seed DMACC (27-23) in a Region XI Tournament opener.First pitch is set for 10 a.m. at Riverfront Stadium.In their last outing of the regular ...

Dodgers, Gaels ready for district tennis

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Local boys tennis athletes will look to punch state tournament berths at district tournaments on Thursday.Fort Dodge travels to Ankeny with a 10 a.m. start in Class 2A. Joining the Dodgers will be West Des Moines Dowling, Sioux City East, Sioux City North, Sioux City West and host Ankeny.St. ...

Keeping the faith

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LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Gavin Faith made sure to appreciate every second of last Friday night's AMSOIL Arenacross championship experience.It wasn't just the breakthrough title that put the 23-year-old Fort Dodge Senior High graduate in a state of reflection. Six months earlier, a horrific crash ...

Doyle wins NCC title for Gaels

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HUMBOLDT - It wasn't the kind of shootout everyone was hoping for, but the Webster City boys still repeated atop the North Central Conference standings here Tuesday at the Humboldt Country Club.The second-ranked (Class 3A) Lynx claimed a four-stroke victory over No. 5 (2A) Clear Lake, defending ...

Dodger boys lose to Ames

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The Fort Dodge boys tennis team dropped a 9-2 decision to Ames here Tuesday at Dodger Courts.Jonny Bowser earned the lone singles win for the Dodgers (1-10 overall), while the doubles duo of Bowser and Ryan Dolan also prevailed. Bowser now owns an unbeaten 11-0 singles record on the ...

O’Brien leaving Iowa Central

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JOPLIN, Mo. - The Iowa Central women's basketball program is in search of a new head coach.Jordon O'Brien, who directed the Tritons for each of the past two seasons, has accepted a new position with the Missouri Southern women's basketball team. O'Brien will be an assistant under interim head ...

Humboldt girls win NCC crown

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CLARION - The Humboldt girls earned top honors at the North Central Conference meet here Tuesday at Clarmond.The Wildcats shot a 179. Clear Lake (193), Clarion-Goldfield/Dows (204) and Algona (215) all followed. St. Edmond (265) was seventh.Brooke Anderson (42) of Humboldt finished as meet ...

Cyclone Tailgate Tour will hit FD

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This year's Cyclone Tailgate Tour will be making a noon stop at Fort Dodge Ford Lincoln Toyota here on Wednesday, May 18.Admission is free and open to all fans and friends of the Cyclones. Doors open 30 minutes prior to the event.The annual statewide tour features a traveling caravan of Iowa ...

Woodley to coach Energy

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DES MOINES - The Memphis Grizzlies announced on Friday that Matt Woodley has been named the new head coach of the Iowa Energy, the team's NBA Development League affiliate.Woodley, who attened elementary school in Fort Dodge when his father, Mike, was the Dodgers' head football coach, becomes ...

FD girls pitch 1-0 shutout

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Defense was the name of the game in Friday night's girls soccer battle between Fort Dodge and Mason City.In the end, the Dodgers (3-7 overall) escaped with a 1-0 sudden-victory overtime decision at Dodger Stadium.Mara Crimmins' clutch goal with 7:20 left in the extra session was the winning ...

FD boys rout Mohawks

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MASON CITY - The Fort Dodge boys soccer team earned a 5-1 victory over Mason City on Friday.Cole Savery had two goals for the Dodgers, one coming on an assist from Jackson Thompson.Connor Allison scored on a 30-yard free kick. A.J. Ruge and Cole Detmering also had goals."This was a big win ...

Faith has title within reach

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LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Fort Dodge native Gavin Faith is closing in on the Monster Energy/AMA Supercross Series championship.Faith will compete in the series finale at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas on Saturday night.It's not all supercross, however, as the arenacross championship will also be decided ...

Tritons sweep Iowa Lakes

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ESTHERVILLE - The Iowa Central baseball team is looking to stay strong heading into the postseason.The Tritons (27-13 overall, 15-11 ICCAC) won their fifth straight game on Friday, defeating Iowa Lakes 17-5 and 6-2."We are definitely getting a good feeling heading into the postseason,'' said ...