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Tritons roll past Iowa Lakes

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Size and skill will take you far in the game of volleyball, but there is one other trait Iowa Central head coach Sara Horn is glad to have in her team this season. The Tritons scored a convincing sweep over Iowa Lakes here Wednesday night inside Hodges Fieldhouse in their home opener, 25-12, ...

CHAMPIONSHIP TEST

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The move to providing swimmers with a state-qualifying time standard for individual events is one met with great approval by Ashley Beaumont. Iowa elected to make the change beginning this fall, giving swimmers a number to shoot for to make the state meet in November. Tuesday night was ...

Gaels take down Storm Lake

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STORM LAKE — It took the St. Edmond volleyball team four games, but the Gaels came away with a victory at Storm Lake on Tuesday. The Gaels (4-4 overall) won 25-17, 25-16, 17-25 and 25-20. “We are getting better and it definitely showed (on Tuesday),’’ said St. Edmond head coach Dee ...

Kesterson sets new FDCC course record

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Tanner Kesterson was in the home stretch of a 36-hole Saturday at the Fort Dodge Country Club when something special began to happen. Nothing seemed out of the ordinary for the 2012 Fort Dodge Amateur champion during his first round, or even in the early stages of his second 18. He was ...

Dodgers look to find balance in pool

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Under most circumstances, losing a Div. I swimmer to graduation would set a program back for the ensuing season. Fort Dodge girls swim coach Ashley Beaumont understands the challenges of replacing Taylor Hartley, who is now an Iowa Hawkeye team member. Instead of using Hartley's absence as a ...

FD’s Sergeant wins super senior title at Iowa Sr. Am

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DES MOINES — Dave Sergeant’s memorable summer on the golf course continued here on Thursday, as the Fort Dodge attorney captured the super senior division of the Iowa Senior Amateur at the Des Moines Golf and Country Club. The 73-year-old Sergeant carded rounds of 75, 72 and 71 to finish ...

FDSH runners putting in the work

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Joe Jackson likes the way the Fort Dodge boys and girls cross country teams have come together both on and off the course. The Dodger boys enter the season with five letterwiners back. The girls have some new faces, but four veteran runners. Jackson is encouraged by the support his athletes ...

AND THEY’RE OFF

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When Jesse Montalto took over the Iowa Central football program in January he asked one thing of his players: to trust the process. It’s become a typical slogan around sports, but the resulted proved to be successful Saturday as the Tritons upset 13th-ranked Butler inside Dodger Stadium, ...

Optimism fills both Triton squads

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Both the Iowa Central women’s and men’s soccer teams brought in highly-touted recruiting classes. Now, the Tritons are ready to get to work. Women’s head coach Jared Beauchamp enters his third campaign with the deepest roster he’s ever worked with, and men’s second-year coach Pablo ...

Southeast Valley 2nd at SE Invite

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The Southeast Valley volleyball squad went 3-2 in the St. Edmond Invitational to finish as the tournament runner-up. Applington-Parkersburg was crowned champion with a 4-1 mark on the day. Bishop Garrigan also went 3-2, but the Jaguars won the tie-breaker with the head-to-head victory. ...

Host Humboldt 2nd, Dodgers in action

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HUMBOLDT — The Humboldt volleyball team finished as runner-up in their home invitational on Saturday. The Wildcats went 5-1, losing only to top-ranked Carroll Kuemper (21-19, 21-17). Kuemper finished 6-0. All five of Humboldt’s victories were sweeps. They defeated Grand View Christian ...

No. 9 Tritons remain perfect in early going

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SUGAR GROVE, Ill. — The ninth-ranked Iowa Central volleyball team picked up two more victories here Saturday to improve to 5-0 on the season. The Tritons downed Moraine Valley (25-18, 7-25, 24-26, 25-12, 15-8) and South Suburban (25-14, 25-8, 25-17) after claiming recent victories over ...

Dodgers extend streak to 15

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MASON CITY — Fort Dodge senior lineman Logan Finowski brought perfect perspective to just how sustained his program’s dominance of arch rival Mason City has become. “We have a lot of kids at our school now who weren’t even alive the last time (the Mohawks defeated the Dodgers),” ...

Rough opening

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Matt Dillon has been around high school football long enough to know not every game is going to end in your favor. In his debut as St. Edmond head coach Friday night, Dillon and the Gaels were topped by Panorama, 41-14, inside Dodger Stadium. Moments after the final horn sounded, Dillon was ...

Tritons kick off new era

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After two-plus decades of being led out by Kevin Twait, the Iowa Central football program will usher in the Jesse Montalto era this Saturday afternoon. The Tritons welcome 13th-ranked Butler to Dodger Stadium, with kickoff set for noon. Twait announced his retirement last year after the ...

Friday night football

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Lynx win on the road GILBERT — The Webster City football team used two first half touchdowns to start the year with a 14-6 victory over Gilbert here Friday night. Trace Kepler had 38 carries for 162 yards and a seven-yard score, with Garrett Whitmore also finding the end zone. Whitmore had ...

Dodgers open season on road with rival Mason City

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MASON CITY — For 14 consecutive years, the Fort Dodge football team has maintained an upper-hand on arch rival Mason City by never taking their success in the series for granted. Given the date and location of Friday night's season opener, the Dodgers are once again keeping their focus ...

Goodmans to speak at AFES community event

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They share a last name and a love for sports, but nothing necessarily had to tie Bill and Tom Goodman together in a friendship that's now lasted over six decades. Instead of keeping their distance because of differences in background or skin color, an early bond developed from their ...

Dillon begins St. Edmond run vs. Panorama

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The St. Edmond football team heads under the lights of Dodger Stadium to begin 2018 here Friday night vs. Panorama. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. New Gael head coach Matt Dillon will be making his return to Iowa for the first time since 2009 when he was in charge of the Cornell College program ...

Landwehr, Gael girls claim SEV championships

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GOWRIE — Abby Landwehr enters her senior cross country season a veteran of the sport. Landwehr has qualified for state each of the past three seasons, and is hoping to have her best finish later this year at Lakeside Golf Course inside Kennedy Park in Fort Dodge. On Thursday night, the ...