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Dodgers qualify three Drake events

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DES MOINES — A handful of area athletes will compete this week at the Drake Relays. Fort Dodge’s Shariah Smith qualified in the 100 and will also be part of the Dodger 4x100 relay that advanced. The FDSH boys will also run the 4x100 on the blue oval. South Central Calhoun’s Allison ...

Another split for Tritons

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BOONE — The Iowa Central baseball team split with DMACC here Saturday. After taking the opener, 2-1 in eight innings, the Tritons dropped the nightcap, 11-1 in six. Anderson DeLeon continued his strong season on the mound, adding another complete game to his resume. DeLeon recorded four ...

Gaels place pair in tourney

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SAYDEL — The St. Edmond boys tennis team earned a pair of Top-5 finishes here Saturday at the Saydel Invitational. The doubles team of Nelson Cook and Gage Johnson went 2-2, placing fourth overall out of 12 teams. “Gage and Nelson played their best tennis of the season,” SEHS head ...

HOMETOWN PRIDE

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It was far from ideal conditions, but the 38th annual Dodger Relays were completed in full here Thursday night. After weather forced an early end to the boys event earlier this year, Fort Dodge was able to showcase its new track surface as temperatures dropped throughout. Waukee scored ...

Tritons split with No. 20 Lakers

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The Iowa Central softball team split with Iowa Lakes here Thursday in battle of ICCAC schools. The 20th-ranked Lakers won the first, 12-1 in six innings, but the Tritons bounced back for a 9-8 win in the nightcap. Sonya McCormick hit a grand slam as part of a seven-run second inning for ...

FD girls handle Mason City

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The Fort Dodge girls tennis team picked up a 7-4 victory over Mason City here Thursday evening. Beth Murman, Gretta Leigh, Kathryn Cochrane and Noelle Barber all had wins in singles to lead the Dodgers. Murman picked up a 6-3, 6-2 victory over Sydney Rottinghaus at the No. 1 spot, while ...

Two wins for Gaels at South Hamilton

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JEWELL — The St. Edmond boys track team scored two firsts and finished fourth overall here Thursday. Both the 4x200 and shuttle hurdle relays won, while Jake Heidenreich earned two individual seconds. The 4x200 relay consisted of Jackson Bemrich, Nick Bennett, Sean Newell and Charlie ...

Got your goad

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As Iowa football fans fired another round of angry calls, e-mails, texts and tweets in Colin Cowherd’s direction this past week, the Fox Sports personality continued to laugh all the way to the bank. Cowherd has devoted quite a bit of time over the last two years to poking and prodding the ...

END OF AN ERA

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For the first time in over two decades, a new face will be leading the St. Edmond athletic department beginning this summer. The contract of current athletic director Joe Shanks will not be renewed for the 2017-18 school year. St. Edmond president Mary Gibb confirmed that the 59-year-old ...

FD boys earn first victory

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DES MOINES — The Fort Dodge boys tennis squad swept through Des Moines North here on Tuesday, winning 11-0. Jonny Bowser, Ryan Dolan and Mitchell Emery all won in straight sets for the Dodgers (1-3 overall). Justin Vaughan also prevailed, while the doubles teams of Bowser and Dolan and ...

Titans sweep at Southeast Valley

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GOWRIE — The South Central Calhoun boys and girls swept through the Southeast Valley Relays here on Tuesday. The Titan boys had 157 points, with the host Jaguars placing second at 116. The SCC girls racked up 172 points, finishing well ahead of Ogden (101) and Southeast Valley (97). The ...

Virtuous virtuoso

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He isn’t LeBron James, the most physically gifted player on the planet until Father Time says otherwise. He isn’t Russell Westbrook, the triple-double maestro. He isn’t James Harden, the scoring machine. He isn’t Steph Curry, the shooting prodigy. He isn’t Isaiah Thomas, the ...

FD boys come up short vs. EAST

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aThe Fort Dodge boys soccer team suffered a 2-0 loss to Des Moines East here on Tuesday evening at Rogers Sports Complex. The Scarlets (7-3 overall) scored a goal late in the first half and added a second in the final stages to seal the win. “We controlled the second half, we just ...

Gael boys stay unbeaten

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Charlie Doyle fired a 35 and the St. Edmond boys golf team scored another dual meet victory here Tuesday at Lakeside Golf Course. The Gaels had a 158, 20 strokes ahead of Iowa Falls-Alden. Brant Reiling was runner-up medalist to Doyle, shooting a 41, while Andrew Gibb (42) and Sean ...

Tritons fall to Indian Hills

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The Iowa Central baseball team dropped a 10-6 decision to Indian Hills here Tuesday afternoon at Ed Barbour Field. Nick Boys and Steven Calderon both had home runs for the Tritons (24-14 overall). Calderon finished with two RBI and two runs scored, while Boys also scored twice. Junior ...

Wildcats second at Lynx Relays

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WEBSTER CITY — The Humboldt boys track team finished as runners-up to Iowa Falls-Alden here Tuesday at the Lynx Relays. Webster City was third, Pocahontas Area finished fifth, Eagle Grove sixth and St. Edmond was seventh. For the Lynx, Payton Kannuan won the long jump (20-10.5), James ...

Landwehr, PAC shine

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POCAHONTAS — The St. Edmond girls competed at the Pocahontas Area relays on Tuesday night. The Gaels finished fourth with 68 points in Class B. Pocahontas Area won Class A with 140 points. Algona (135) was second, followed by Humboldt (116), Alta-Aurelia (103), Emmetsburg (52) and Manson ...

Tritons settle for split after win streak reaches 9

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The Iowa Central baseball team stretched its overall win streak to nine games before running into trouble in the nightcap of a twinbill against Kirkwood here on Sunday. The Tritons (23-12 overall, 9-5 in the ICCAC) again rode the arm of Anderson DeLeon to a 4-2 victory in the opener. The ...

Iowa Central splits with Kirkwood

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The Iowa Central baseball team earned another split with ICCAC rival Kirkwood here Monday afternoon at Ed Barbour Field. After claiming the opening contest 3-2, the Tritons fell in 10 innings, 10-6. Max Steffens had another strong outing on the mound, pitching a complete game four-hitter. ...

Doyle leads Gael boys

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The St. Edmond boys golf team remained unbeaten on the year, scoring a 20-stroke victory over Greene County Monday at Lakeside Golf Course. Led by Charlie Doyle’s 36, the Gaels fired a 155. Doyle earned medalist honors after finishing tied with Eli Block. Andrew Gibb carded a 37, Sean ...