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CAMPBELL ERA BEGINS

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AMES - New coach Matt Campbell has brought nothing but excitement to Iowa State in the eight months since he took over.The long-suffering supporters of Iowa State will begin to see this weekend if it's worth all the fuss.The Cyclones (3-9 in 2015) will kick off a new era Saturday when Campbell, ...

Behr runs for 322

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ALGONA - Gibson Behr exploded for 322 rushing yards and five touchdowns as third-ranked (Class A) Bishop Garrigan earned an impressive 41-28 victory over 2A foe Southeast Valley here Friday.Behr scored from 7, 65, 81, 1 and 50 yards out. The Golden Bears (2-0 overall) racked up 434 yards of ...

Thomas throws six TDs in rout

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HUMBOLDT - Drew Thomas threw six touchdown passes and led Humboldt to a 51-14 win over Hampton-Dumont on Friday night.Devon Clark was on the receiving end of three touchdown strikes of six, 25 and 31 yards.Thomas threw a pair of touchdowns to Colton Monson (six and nine yards).Eli Sande grabbed ...

Ground game, D power Lynx

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CLEAR LAKE - The Webster City rushing attack overwhelmed Clear Lake here Friday, as the sixth-ranked (Class 3A) Lynx posted a 44-13 victory over Clear Lake.In his first start of the season, Robert Fredericksen rushed 31 times for 213 yards and three touchdowns for Webster City (2-0 overall). ...

Wolverines roll past North Iowa

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BUFFALO CENTER - West Bend-Mallard cruised to a 68-12 victory over North Iowa on Friday night.The Wolverines (2-0 overall) rushed for seven touchdowns and threw for two.Lincoln Fehr had 103 yards on 10 carries and two scores. Thad Fogarty had 12 carries for 90 yards and two scores.Michael Fehr ...

Case does it all for SCC

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LAKE CITY - Kody Case did a little of everything here Friday as South Central Calhoun bounced back in a big way.Case had two touchdown receptions, a scoring run, a punt return for a TD, an interception and a fumble recovery in the Titans' 50-8 victory over IKM-Manning.Case caught six passes for ...

Cowboys topple Eagle Grove

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EAGLE GROVE - Kainan Braun had another strong outing for Clarion-Goldfield/Dows, as the Cowboys rolled to a 35-14 win over Eagle Grove on Friday night.Braun scored on touchdown runs of five and 31 yards. He finished the night with 130 yards on the ground and also returned an interception for a ...

Indians lose to Storm Lake

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POCAHONTAS - Storm Lake pitched a 28-0 shutout against Pocahontas Area here on Friday.The Tornadoes (2-0 overall) scored a single touchdown in each quarter to pull away, totalling 294 yards of offense in the victory.Noah Anderson had 94 yards on 16 carries for the Indians (0-2). PAC had 169 ...

Dodgers don’t let up vs. North

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SIOUX CITY - For the second consecutive week, Fort Dodge's defense played with a winning swagger.This time, it led to the program's first victory of 2016.The Dodgers silenced Sioux City North on the Stars' home field here Thursday, pitching a 16-0 shutout on the campus of Morningside ...

Gaels host Cougars

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A familiar foe will stand opposite the St. Edmond football team tonight in Manson Northwest Webster.Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. inside Dodger Stadium.This marks the home debut for the Gaels (0-1 overall) and last week before district action begins. St. Edmond fell to Mason City Newman in its ...

QUICK START

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Katrina TerHark knew her Clarion-Goldfield/Dows volleyball team was ready to get North Central Conference action started.After hosting a tournament this past weekend that saw them go 5-1, TerHark and the Cowgirls picked up a four-set victory over St. Edmond here Thursday night.Scores were ...

Teams prep for district grind

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For all but Class 4A teams around the state, tonight marks the final game before district action begins next week.That means coaches have one more chance to try and fine-tune their teams before the race to the postseason heats up.Southeast Valley and Bishop Garrigan both claimed district titles ...

Webster City’s McBride set to make UFC debut

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CLEVELAND - The town of Webster City will need several viewing options come next Saturday night.While Webster City graduate Boone Myers tries to pave holes for the Iowa Hawkeye football team in Iowa City against Iowa State, fellow former Lynx Michael McBride will be making his UFC debut.McBride ...

Fort Dodge sweeps East

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DES MOINES - The Fort Dodge volleyball team swept Des Moines East here Thursday night.Scores were 25-10, 25-15 and 25-10.Beth Murman led the Dodgers (5-7 overall) with 13 kills, while Kacee Gollob added seven. Hannah Amhoff was 22-for-22 serving with five aces."We came out and took care of the ...

Dodgers stress importance of trip to North

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SIOUX CITY - Fort Dodge's next two football games won't define the season, or even make a bit of difference in the playoff picture down the road.Even so, head coach Matt Miller and his Dodgers are putting an added emphasis on the next eight days of their 2016 campaign, beginning Thursday with a ...

Ex-area wrestler Vote to Iowa State

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AMES - Former Twin River Valley and Iowa Central wrestler Dana Vote has a new job.Vote was named the new director of wrestling operations for Iowa State on Tuesday. He comes to the Cyclone program after four seasons as head coach at Concordia University."I'm excited to be part of Iowa State ...

Triton teams come up empty

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The fifth-ranked Iowa Central women's soccer team dropped a 2-0 decision to Iowa Lakes here Wednesday afternoon at Rogers Sports Complex.The loss snapped a two-match win streak for the Tritons (2-1 overall, 1-1 in ICCAC), while Iowa Lakes (1-2, 1-2) picked up its first victory of the season.The ...

Tritons double up at time trials

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MASON CITY - The Iowa Central men and women's cross country teams opened the fall season by sweeping the Region XI Time Trials.The Triton men had all seven of their runners place in the Top-10, led by Omer Almog's runner-up finish. Karim Achengli was third, Belesti Akalu was fourth, former Fort ...

Warehime goes back-to-back; Wagner, FDSH boys 2nd

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WEBSTER CITY - The Fort Dodge boys cross country team gave head coach Tim Hanson a nice early season surprise here Tuesday, placing second overall at the Lynx Invitational held at the Webster City Links Golf Course.South Hamilton, ranked seventh in Class 2A, claimed the team title with 49 ...

Humboldt girls, frosh Gidel pull away from Gaels and field

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WEBSTER CITY - The North Central Conference stood atop the girls portion of the Lynx Invitational here Tuesday evening at the Webster City Links Golf Course, as Humboldt swept the top spots.The Wildcats, who have now won here three consecutive seasons, were led by ninth-grader Bryce Gidel, who ...