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Timeout with Kacee Gollob

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Fort Dodge senior Kacee Gollob values those closest to her, including both her Dodger teammates and family members. That’s why when Gollob’s sister, FDSH graduate Kaela Gollob, moved away, she found herself going through a difficult time. “When (Kaela) moved to Ames, that was the ...

Dodger volleyball team sweeps Mason City

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MASON CITY — The Fort Dodge volleyball team finished off their CIML Iowa Conference schedule here Tuesday night with a sweep over Mason City. Scores were 25-23, 25-15 and 25-16. “That first set was back-and-forth, but we were able to get the momentum late,” FDSH head coach Toni ...

Dodger swim team loses to Mason City

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MASON CITY — The Fort Dodge swim lost to Mason City 53-48 on Tuesday night. The Dodgers won eight of 10 events. “They were ahead of us the only night,’’ said Fort Dodge head coach Ashley Beaumont. “We just don’t have that depth and that hurt us. “Especially when you win ...

Hawks no match for Tritons

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Sunday signified a turning point for Iowa Central rugby in more ways than one. Yes, the Tritons routed the University of Iowa, 60-3, in a resounding victory that raised eyebrows given the Hawkeyes’ name and brand. ICCC head coach Brent Nelson was pleased with the performance, of course, ...

TURNING A CORNER

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ALGONA — The Algona football team has something special brewing on the field, and head coach Andy Jacobson’s team is making sure they appreciate everything in the moment. “We have a great group of kids to work with,” said Jacobson who is 17-27 overall in five seasons at the helm. ...

FD golf icon Joselyn passes away

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Phil Joselyn, one of Fort Dodge’s most recognized and beloved golf figures during the sport’s heyday in the city, died on Thursday in Urbandale. He was 80 years old. Joselyn was a staple on both the city and state tournament circuits for decades. At one point in the late-1990s, Joselyn had ...

Home rugby match for Tritons vs. Hawkeyes

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Rugby fans will have their chance to support Iowa Central here on Sunday, as the Tritons will host the Iowa Hawkeyes at 1 p.m. The match will take place next to the Crimmins Building in the Pleasant Valley Area. “The name of recognition of (the Hawkeyes) is nice to have. This will be a ...

FIGHT TO THE FINISH

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It wasn’t a win, which is virtually all that matters on paper in the bottom-line world of football. Almost. Looks of anger and frustration said it all as Fort Dodge players walked off the field following their 49-44 loss to No. 3 (Class 4A) Ankeny Centennial inside Dodger Stadium on Friday. ...

Gaels come up short

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HOLSTEIN — The St. Edmond football team learned a valuable lesson here Friday night. After seeing several scoring chances come up empty, the Gaels could only watch as Jake Kliegl led Ridge View to its first win of the season, 26-0. Kliegl, who SEHS head coach Matt Dillon pointed out as the ...

Tritons head to No. 3 Garden City

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GARDEN CITY, Kan. — The Iowa Central football team gets to test themselves yet again this week, hitting the road to face No. 3 Garden City. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. here Saturday at Memorial Stadium. This marks the fourth ranked team for the Tritons (2-3 overall) on the year, including ...

Area prep football roundup

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Humboldt blanks Webster City WEBSTER CITY — Humboldt won its second straight contest, knocking off Webster City 21-0 on Friday night. Jamison Heinz scored all three touchdowns for the Wildcats (3-4 overall, 2-1 district). Heinz had a three-yard touchdown run and caught 37 and 57-yard ...

Tritons stun No. 1 Johnson

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BOONE — The 10th-ranked Iowa Central volleyball team stunned top-ranked Johnson Community College here on Friday. The Tritons beat Johnson 25-21, 20-25, 25-27, 25-22 and 15-13. “It was a great opportunity for our girls to play two of the top three ranked teams in the country,’’ said ...

Triton swimmers sweep at home

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The Iowa Central men’s and women’s swim teams both got two victories in the Dodger Pool on Friday night. The men defeated Iowa Lakes 160-24, and Barton 141-60. The women topped Iowa Lakes 131-43, and Barton 128-61. The men won every event except for the 50 freestyle, and six different ...

Dodgers host No. 3 Jaguars

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Fort Dodge is playing its final home football game of the regular season this week, but as far as head coach Matt Miller's squad is concerned, Friday is the Dodgers against the world. Highly-regarded Ankeny Centennial brings its flawless record and No. 3 ranking to town in a showdown that ...

Gaels head west to meet Ridge View

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HOLSTEIN — St. Edmond makes its final road trip of the prep football season here Friday, heading west to visit Ridge View in a Class A, District 2 contest. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. Last week, the Gaels (2-4 overall, 0-2 in league) suffered their third consecutive loss, falling at Sioux ...

Emotional night

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Thursday’s Senior Night for the Fort Dodge girls swim program was an emotional one all around. Emily Asay, Emily Happel and Mackie Poland were honored during the double-dual with Carroll and Spencer inside the Dodger pool. The trio represents the first class to be coached under Ashley ...

Okinaka earns 2nd National Player of Week honor

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Kryssie Okinaka has her name in the Iowa Central volleyball record books, as the sophomore earned her second National Player of the Week honors this year. Okinaka tied the school-record for digs in a match with 44 last week, securing the NJCAA Div. II Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week ...

Gaels run in Jewell

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JEWELL — With weather calling off the Fort Dodge Invitational, the St. Edmond cross country teams headed to the Jim Klein Invitational hosted by South Hamilton here at Jewell Golf Course Thursday. The Gael girls placed sixth overall with the boys finishing in 10th. Gilbert won both team ...

Wildcats sweep St. Edmond

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HUMBOLDT — No. 14 (Class 3A) Humboldt scored a sweep over St. Edmond here Thursday night in North Central Conference action. Scores were 25-6, 25-10 and 25-14 Mady Lange led the Wildcats with 11 kills and three blocks, with Kendal Clark chipping in nine kills. Ashlyn Clark and Kyah ...

Area squads hit the field for Week 7

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Heading into the third week of the district slate, area team are looking to stay the course and fight to stay in the hunt for a league title. Humboldt (2-4 overall, 1-1 3A-2) will travel to Webster City (3-3, 1-1). The Wildcats lost their first district contest of the season, but bounced back ...