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Indians top field in Humboldt

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HUMBOLDT — Faith Meyer sprinted to the finish line ahead of everyone three different times and Kenzie Sullivan tossed her way to the top here on Monday night, helping Pocahontas Area grab the team title at the Wildcat Relays on Monday night. The Indians (164) claimed the team title, while ...

FD girls sweep Dodger Relays

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The Fort Dodge middle school girls track teams each claimed titles here Tuesday at their own relays. The Dodger seventh graders scored 153 points to distance themselves from Marshalltown, while the eighth graders had 120 to hold off Mason City at 108.5. Picking up golds for Fort Dodge in ...

FD girls shut out Bobcats

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The Fort Dodge girls recorded their second straight soccer shutout here on Monday, and started their first win streak of the season in the process. The Dodgers (3-2 overall) climbed over the .500 mark with a 3-0 shutout over Marshalltown (0-5). Fort Dodge had 19 shots on goal, while the ...

FD girls handle Ankeny

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The Fort Dodge girls tennis squad scored an 8-3 home win over Ankeny here on Tuesday. The Dodgers prevailed in four of their six singles matches and four of the five doubles contests. Beth Murman, Gretta Leigh, Kathryn Cochrane and Noelle Barber all earned victories. Murman and Barber, ...

Two champs for FD boys at MCHS

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MASON CITY — The Fort Dodge boys track team came with two first-place finishes at the Mason City Invitational on Monday. The Dodgers had 79 team points. Cedar Falls (139) won the meet, followed by Waterloo West (120). Fort Dodge junior Kaleb Jondle won the 100-meter dash in a time of ...

Fort Dodge boys fall to Ankeny

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ANKENY —The Fort Dodge boys tennis team dropped an 8-3 decision to Ankeny on Tuesday. “We’ve had a tough stretch with four straight road meets, but I feel we’ve come out of it mentally tougher than we were before,’’ said Fort Dodge head coach Jared Feddersen. “Having played ...

Tritons win golf invites

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It was a banner day all around for Iowa Central golf Tuesday, as the Tritons swept both team titles at the Fort Dodge Country Club to win their own invitational. For the Triton women, Fort Dodge Senior High graduates Payton Christy fired a career-low 77 to place third overall. Iowa Central ...

Tritons rout Marshalltown

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MARSHALLTOWN — The Iowa Central baseball team put forth an offensive showcase, earning a 20-10 victory over Marshalltown here Tuesday afternoon. Weather forced school officials to move the game from Ed Barbour Field to Marshalltown. The Tritons (27-16 overall) exploded for 14 runs over ...

FD boys fall in heartbreaker

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MARSHALLTOWN — The short-handed Fort Dodge boys soccer team dropped a heartbreaking 2-1 overtime decision to Marshalltown here on Tuesday. The Dodgers (3-6 overall) forced the extra session with a rare game-tying goal at the one-second mark to end regulation action. Cole Allison found AJ ...

Sophomores shine for Tritons

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On a day that was set to honor them, the Iowa Central sophomores came up big in a sweep over NIACC at Rogers Park. The Tritons (38-19 overall) earned 19-4 and 12-0 wins on Sophomore Day. Iowa Central’s six sophomores shined in the doubleheader. In the 19-4 opener, the Tritons blasted five ...

Triton baseball team splits

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BOONE — The Iowa Central baseball team split with DMACC on Sunday. The Tritons (26-16 overall) won the opener 7-4, but lost the nightcap 13-12. In the first contest Max Steffens went the distance, scattering eight hits while striking out four. “Max Steffens gave us good outing,’’ ...

Iowa Central rugby team loses

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CHESWICK, Penn. —The Iowa Central rugby team lost 30-21 to Bethel in the finals of the NSCRO 15s National Challenge Cup. Ani Mteto and Matt Barker both scored tries for the Tritons. Barker had a conversion and two penalty kicks. Mteto also had a penalty kick. “We committed a lot of ...

Triton taekwondo team in action

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AMES — The Iowa Central Community College Taekwondo Team competed in their season finale at the Iowa Governor’s Cup Taekwondo Championships here this past Saturday. The Tritons finished first in three divisions: team points, sportsmanship and participants. All 11 Iowa Central athletes ...

Iowa Central runs in Iowa City

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IOWA CITY — The Iowa Central men’s and women’s track teams competed in Iowa City this weekend. The Tritons had eight new events qualify for nationals. Moving to nationals were Ndiaga Seck (400), Ashenafi Hatte (800), Damique Rose (110 hurdles), Abdinasir (steeplechase), Odaine Lewis ...

Dodger girls take down Roosevelt

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The Fort Dodge girls soccer squad likes to work on team unity, and on Friday night, that was exactly what satisfied head coach Michael Lee most. The Dodgers (2-2 overall) reached the .500 mark on the early season by squeaking out a 1-0 victory over Des Moines Roosevelt (1-5) in a match they ...

DMACC too much for Tritons

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Iowa Central head softball coach Rick Sandquist knows talent when he sees it. Saturday afternoon at Rogers Park, Sandquist watched as Molly Jacobsen proved why many consider her one of the top pitchers in all of junior college. Jacobsen pitched a three-hitter and struck out 10 as No. 5 ...

FD boys edged at Carroll Kuemper

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CARROLL — The Fort Dodge boys tennis team came up short against Carroll Kuemper here on Friday night. The Dodgers (1-5 overall) dropped a 5-4 contest. Fort Dodge won three singles matches and one doubles match. “This was a very competitive meet that could have gone either way,’’ ...

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 ...