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Dodger girls open season on the links

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URBANDALE — The Fort Dodge girls golf team opened their season here Wednesday against Des Moines Roosevelt and Urbandale. The Roughriders won the triangular with a 222, while the J-Hawks carded a 234 and the Dodgers a 279. Jordyn Kloss led Fort Dodge with a 66, followed by Shalynn ...

Flores to play in national tourney

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BOCA RATON, Fla. — Victoria Flores has been an incredible opportunity to continue showcasing her tennis skills. Flores, who is from Fort Dodge, was one of 16 junior girl tennis players selected to compete in the first-ever U.S. Junior Wild Card tournament into the French Open Juniors. The ...

Murman scores lone FDSH win

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WEST DES MOINES — The Fort Dodge girls tennis team suffered a 10-1 loss to Des Moines Lincoln here Thursday night. Beth Murman picked up the lone win, claiming a victory over Ann Marie Corell at the No. 1 singles spot. After exchanging sets 6-4, Murman won in a super-tiebreaker, ...

Dodgers run at Lincoln

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DES MOINES — The Fort Dodge boys track team finished fifth here Thursday at the 28th annual Bob VanderLinden/Lincoln Invitational. The host Railsplitters placed first, followed by Waukee and Woodward Academy. Freshman Dartayvious Diekman picked up a third place finish in the long jump. ...

Pocahontas Area wins Cowgirl relays

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CLARION — The Pocahontas Area girls added another title to their resume here on Tuesday, capturing the Class A portion of the Cowgirl Relays. The Indians scored 365 points, well ahead of runner-up Iowa Falls-Alden. Clarion-Goldfield/Dows was third. Grace Meyer won the 400 (1:01.63), Faith ...

MNW boys win in Gowrie

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GOWRIE — The Manson Northwest Webster boys won the Southeast Valley Relays on Tuesday in Gowrie. The Cougars won 10 events to claim the Class B title with 172 points. Madrid (161) won Class A. Gilbert (151.5) was second. Webster City and South Central Calhoun tied for third with 92 ...

Gibb records hole-in-one

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St. Edmond sophomore Andrew Gibb recorded a hole-in-one on No. 9 at Lakeside Golf Course Tuesday, securing himself medalist honors and helping the Gaels defeat Southeast Valley. Gibb shot a 36, one-stroke better than Charlie Doyle, as St. Edmond fired a 158. The Jaguars finished with a ...

Triton men win tourney

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SMITHVILLE, Mo. — The Iowa Central men’s golf team won the Virginia McCoy Intercollegiate here Tuesday, coming back from a nine-shot deficit. The Tritons fired a 609, including a 290 in the second round. Ross Gerkoff and Wes Buntenbach each finished as runners-up with matching scores of ...

Gael girls defeat Jaguars

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GOWRIE — The St. Edmond girls golf team scored a 226-234 victory over Southeast Valley here Tuesday afternoon. Riley Mayer led the Gaels, firing a 52, while senior Page Kinney aded a 55. Freshmen Rylee Kinney (57) and Amanda Richman (62) were the other two counters. “The team has really ...

Gaels handle Cadets at nets

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The St. Edmond girls tennis team picked up a 7-2 victory over Iowa Falls-Alden here Tuesday afternoon. Haley Ledford, Leah Hughett, Madison Tarbox, Rachel Blair and Jacque Oberg all claimed singles wins for the Gaels. Ledford, playing Alivia Gerstein at No. 1 singles, won 8-3. “It was ...

Cadets double up Gael boys

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IOWA FALLS — The Iowa Falls-Alden boys tennis team defeated St. Edmond here on Tuesday, 6-3. Gaels Tyler McCarville and Michael Oberg were singles winners, while the doubles tandem of Nelson Cook and Gage Johnson prevailed in straight sets. St. Edmond dropped a trifecta of three-set ...

Dodger boys top Wildcats

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HUMBOLDT — The Fort Dodge boys soccer team earned their first win of the season here Tuesday over Humboldt, 3-1. Senior Houssem Saafi had a hat trick, recording all three goals for the Dodgers (1-2 overall). Cole Savery and Marco Fumagalli each had an assist. “It was a good game that I ...

W-SR tops FD girls

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The Fort Dodge girls tennis squad dropped an 8-1 decision to Waverly-Shell Rock on Tuesday at the Dodger Courts. Junior Beth Murman picked up the lone victory for FDSH at No. 1 singles, sweeping Chelsea Poesch in straight sets, 6-3, 6-3. Senior Gretta Leigh and freshman Kathryn Cochrane were ...

Tritons extend streak

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The Iowa Central baseball team won their seventh and eighth consecutive games here Tuesday afternoon, sweeping Southwestern. Scores were 12-8 and 10-5. The Tritons (22-11 overall), who moved into second place in the ICCAC Div. II recently, are now a perfect 8-0 at Ed Barbour Field after ...

Tritons split on the road

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NORFOLK, Neb. — With rain expected to hit the area on Wednesday, the 15th-ranked Iowa Central softball team moved up their doubleheader with Northeast Nebraska. The Tritons settled for a split, losing 3-1 in first and winning 6-4 in the nightcap. Lexi Binder allowed just one earned run and ...

FD girls run at Ames

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AMES — The Fort Dodge girls track team competed at the Ames Invitational on Tuesday. Shariah Smith turned in the top finish for the Dodgers, ending up third in the 100-meter dash in a time of 13.07. The 4x200 relay team of Smith, Shareece Smith, Daphne Alstott and Maggie Harvey crossed in ...

FD girls run at Ames

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AMES — The Fort Dodge girls track team competed at the Ames Invitational on Tuesday. Shariah Smith turned in the top finish for the Dodgers, ending up third in the 100-meter dash in a time of 13.07. The 4x200 relay team of Smith, Shareece Smith, Daphne Alstott and Maggie Harvey crossed in ...

New look for Dodger Relays

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The Dodger Relays have always been a chance for the Fort Dodge boys track team to shine at home. This year, they get to do so while also showing off all the critical improvements made to historic Dodger Stadium. Action is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. with the field events in this 59th ...

Rain washes out Dodger Relays

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Weather put an early halt to the 59th running of the Dodger Relays here Monday night. Only a handful of events were completed before officials elected to call off the remainder of the meet. A steady stream of rain began shortly before the action started, but it was what came with it that ...

Tritons run into trouble

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The second-ranked Kirkwood softball team is as dangerous offensively as anybody in the nation. When you allow them extra opportunities at the plate, they are unbeaten. The Eagles proved that here Sunday afternoon at Rogers Park, sweeping No. 15 Iowa Central, 9-0 in five innings and 13-3 in ...