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Dragons upend Dodger girls

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In its second year under Coach Julius Michalik, the Fort Dodge girls basketball team is past moral victories. But Friday night’s loss to No. 10 (5A) Johnston provided some bright spots for the Dodgers. Missing one starter and one key bench player, the Dodgers stood toe-to-toe with the ...

Another road win for Gael boys

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ALGONA — The St. Edmond boys picked up their second straight win on the road in as many nights here Friday, downing North Central Conference foe Algona, 64-53. Charlie Doyle had 19 points, while Will Woodruff scored 15 and grabbed 16 rebounds for the Gaels (7-5 overall, 4-2 in league), who ...

Gael girls lose to Bulldogs

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ALGONA — The 10th-ranked (Class 3A) Algona girls stretched their win streak to eight in a row with a 76-38 victory over St. Edmond here Friday night. Senior Maddie Miller scored a game-high 29 points to lead the Bulldogs (12-1 overall, 6-1 in North Central Conference), knocking down four ...

Dodgers host Garst Invite

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Fort Dodge head boys swim coach Joel Greathouse has high expectations for his team Saturday when they host the Rusty Garst Invitational. Action begins in the Dodger pool at 12:30 p.m. Joining FDSH will be Atlantic, Carroll, Decorah, Newton, Spencer, Waterloo West and three-time defending meet ...

REPEAT PERFORMANCE

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Iowa Central head coach Luke Moffitt didn’t want to see Ellsworth last week at the NWCA National Dual Tournament, because they were scheduled for a matchup on Wednesday night inside Hodges Fieldhouse. While Moffitt’s concerns over wrestling a team twice within six days was proven ...

BACK ON TRACK

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MANSON — Three St. Edmond boys reached double figures as the Gaels picked up a 68-43 victory here Thursday night over Manson Northwest Webster. Senior Charlie Doyle had a game-high 18 points, while Andrew Gibb added 11 and Jake Heidenreich 10. “We did a good job of moving the ...

Dodgers stay focused on the task at hand

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Daily improvement continues to be the theme for the third-ranked Fort Dodge wrestling squad. The undefeated Dodgers (11-0 overall) face Marshalltown (6-8) on Thursday in a CIML Iowa Division dual at The Roundhouse. Varsity match time is slated for 7:30 p.m. Head coach ...

Big second half lifts MNW

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MANSON — Manson Northwest Webster pulled away from St. Edmond with a strong second half to earn their third straight win on Thursday night. The Cougars (7-4 overall) led by 10 at halftime, but outscored the Gaels 34-14 in the second half to earn a 64-34 victory. “I feel the game was ...

Gael wrestlers head to Clear Lake for triangular

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CLEAR LAKE — Following 10 duals in a short period of time a week ago, the St. Edmond wrestling team returns to the mat here on Thursday night. The Gaels finish out their North Central Conference schedule by taking on the host Lions first before meeting Webster City. Action starts at 6 ...

Herzberg playing key role for UNI

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CEDAR FALLS — It’s no coincidence that the Northern Iowa women have found their rhythm right alongside Ellie Herzberg’s improved play. The former Manson Northwest Webster all-stater saw her season cut short last year due to a knee injury. After working her way back, Herzberg has put ...

Dodgers roll on Senior Night

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With the Rusty Garst Invitational set for Saturday, the Fort Dodge boys swim team had some fun Thursday night inside the Dodger pool. Honoring their 10 seniors, Fort Dodge claimed eight event titles in earning a 103-67 victory over Marshalltown. Mitchell Emery, one of those 10 seniors ...

Gael wrestlers in action

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CLEAR LAKE — Connor Allison earned a pair of wins here Thursday night as the St. Edmond wrestling team completed their North Central Conference dual action. The Gaels fell to Clear Lake, 78-3, and Webster City, 72-13. In the other dual of the night, the Lions downed the Lynx, ...

Dodgers roll

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MARSHALLTOWN — The third-ranked (Class 3A) Fort Dodge wrestling team remained unbeaten in duals here Thursday night, scoring a convincing 64-6 victory over Marshalltown. The Dodgers (12-0 overall) earned bonus points in 10 matches, as Drevon Ross, Kaden Smith, No. 9 Keaton Dornath, Triston ...

Dodgers split at Marshalltown

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MARSHALLTOWN — The Fort Dodge bowling teams came away with a split against Marshalltown on Thursday. The girls won 2,554-2,212 and the boys lost 3,449-2,746. Bayleigh Olson led the Dodgers with a 426. She had games of 222 and 204. Megan Patrick was next in line with a 370. Also ...

Iowa Central swim team wins big

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EMMETSBURG — The Iowa Central men’s and women’s swim teams defeated Iowa Lakes on Saturday. The men won 159-43 and the women earned a 144-71 win. “We really swam well and we were short-handed,’’ said Iowa Central head coach Joe Plane. “We’re still not in school and we ...

3-game week for Dodgers

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The Fort Dodge basketball teams head into a key stretch this week. The Dodgers play three games, starting with a road trip to Southeast Polk on Tuesday. They’ll host Johnston on Friday and travel to West Des Moines Dowling on Saturday. The Dodger girls (6-3 overall, 3-1 CIML Iowa ...

FLATTERY ALWAYS ON THE GO

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Megan Flattery comes from an active family both in and out of the sports world. Some would assume the senior stays involved in as much as possible out of obligation. Flattery was always encouraged to stay busy, but never forced to continue the legacy her brothers helped to establish at St. ...

3 twinbills in 4 days for Gaels

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The St. Edmond basketball teams get a steady dose of action again this week as they’ll hit the court in three of the next four days. The Gael girls (3-6 overall, 1-4 North Central Conference) kickstart the action on Tuesday, entertaining seventh-ranked (Class 1A) Newell-Fonda (8-3) at 6:15 ...

Tellinghuisen takes charge at SDSU

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BROOKINGS, S.D. — Reed Tellinghuisen has never struggled to stand out above the rest. The former East Sac County all-stater arrived on the campus of South Dakota State University and was almost immediately inserted into the starting lineup. Tellinghuisen has flourished for the ...

Tritons roll past Waldorf JV, 95-58

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The Iowa Central men’s basketball squad snapped a two-game losing streak by throttling the Waldorf junior varsity 95-58 here on Monday night inside Hodges Fieldhouse. The Tritons (7-10 overall) had four players reach double figures, with two clearing the 20-point plateau. Iowa Central did ...