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Peters named a captain at Iowa State

August 26, 2015 AMES — In high school, Levi Peters was honored as an all-state athlete in three different sports. more »»

Early production

August 26, 2015 Ashley Koons saw exactly what she wanted out of her Fort Dodge girls swim team here Tuesday night against West Des Moines Dowling. more »»

Dodgers have high hopes at the net

August 26, 2015 Tonia Burrell expects her Fort Dodge volleyball team to compete at a higher level this season. After winning six matches last fall, the Dodgers are ready for a breakout campaign. more »»

Elite Triton squads reload under Brown

August 26, 2015 Head coach Dee Brown is relying on several new names to step up this season for the perennial power Iowa Central men’s and women’s cross country teams. more »»

Ranked Gael programs ready to run

August 24, 2015 The St. Edmond cross country teams won’t be sneaking up on anyone this year. Both the Gael boys and girls are highly ranked to start the season, with the boys checking in at No. 6 and the girls fifth. more »»

Triton teams ready to make some noise

August 24, 2015 All early signs point to a more promising season ahead for both the Iowa Central men's and women’s soccer teams. Last fall, the Triton men compiled eight wins, including four clean sheets. more »»

Koons takes over in the pool for Dodgers

August 22, 2015 Ashley Koons is feeling optimistic entering her first season as head coach of the Fort Dodge girls swim team. more »»

Event brings local teams, fans together

August 20, 2015 Dodger Stadium is the place to be tonight for local sports fans. The Fort Dodge, St. Edmond and Iowa Central programs will all come together at the inaugural “Community Fall Kick-Off” event. more »»

FD golfers focus on improvement

August 20, 2015 This year’s Fort Dodge boys golf team will have a much different look. Mike Mericle takes over the reins of the Dodgers after the departure of Ryan Kinseth. more »»

FD, SE scrimmages both set for Friday

August 20, 2015 Fort Dodge and St. Edmond will both hold their annual fall sports scrimmages on Friday. The Fort Dodge Athletic Booster Club will host its fundraiser sports drink scrimmage at Dodger Stadium. more »»

Productive summer for SE's O'Tool

August 18, 2015 DUBLIN, Ohio — St. Edmond incoming senior Tate O’Tool concluded a busy summer circuit by putting his skills on full display here recently during the Football University Top Gun showcase. more »»

Family first

August 14, 2015 This is a sports page. I am well aware of the typical boundaries. We’re not here to discuss politics, religion or delve into other topics away from the athletic arena. more »»

Dodger duo first team all-state

August 14, 2015 Standout individual seasons on the diamond resulted in Iowa High School Baseball Association all-state recognition for seven area baseball players. more »»

Area players make all-district baseball squads

August 14, 2015 A handful of area baseball players were named to the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association All-District teams announced recently. more »»

Patience pays off for Peters

August 8, 2015 AMES — Levi Peters has played the role of inspirational walk-on, sideline cheerleader and de facto coach. Now, the 2011 Fort Dodge Senior High graduate is just ready to be a football player. more »»

Halligan, Kampen earn honors

August 4, 2015 Fort Dodge’s Austin Halligan and Kole Kampen were among eight Messenger-area baseball players selected to the INA all-state teams, which were announced on Monday. more »»

5 Dodgers unanimous all-CIC North

August 2, 2015 Nine members of the Fort Dodge softball team were recently recognized for their individual efforts by achieving all-CIC Northern Division status. more »»

O'Hern the new AD at Iowa City Regina

July 31, 2015 IOWA CITY — Ryan O’Hern called it a case of perfect timing. more »»

Dodgers honored in baseball

July 31, 2015 Coming off an 11th straight winning season, the Fort Dodge baseball team recently garnered a number of all-CIC Northern Division selections. more »»

4 Dodgers unanimous all-CIC North

July 31, 2015 Nine members of the Fort Dodge softball team were recently recognized for their individual efforts by achieving all-CIC Northern Division status. more »»

FDSH graduate Schuur recognized

July 31, 2015 Dennis Schuur, a 1976 Fort Dodge Senior High graduate, was honored at last week’s state tournament as the 2015 softball recipient of the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union’s Golden Plaque of... more »»


Fort Museum August 27, 2015

The Fort Museum, 1 Museum Road, will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for students and veterans with ID, $3 for children ages 5 to 17 and free for children ages 4 and younger. more »

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