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Garrigan wins tight contest

October 27, 2016 The Bishop Garrigan volleyball team has adapted a road warrior mentality this postseaso. more »»


October 27, 2016 Mike Szalat wants to make one thing perfectly clear. Szalat, the veteran leader of the St. Edmond cross country program, is filled with joy that the Gael girls are back competing at the state meet. more »»

Wagner set for final FD race

October 27, 2016 Ryan Wagner will get a final chance to compete at home after all. Earlier this year, weather forced the cancellation of the Fort Dodge Invitational. more »»

Teams set to kick off postseason

October 27, 2016 Five Messenger-area teams will begin their push toward a state championship tonight in first round action of the state playoffs. more »»


October 26, 2016 At some point during Ryan Wagner’s final cross country race this weekend, he’ll need to dig deep both physically and mentally for that one last push. more »»

Dodgers fall to No. 1 Cedar Falls

October 26, 2016 CEDAR FALLS — The Fort Dodge volleyball team ran into a buzzsaw in the form of top-ranked Cedar Falls in their postseason opener on Tuesday night. more »»

Wildcats advance in 3A

October 26, 2016 HUMBOLDT — The Humboldt volleyball team is one win away from the state tournament. The Wildcats (33-1 overall) defeated Roland-Story in three games on Tuesday in Humboldt. more »»

Webster City moves on in 4A

October 26, 2016 WEBSTER CITY —The Webster City volleyball team is one step away from the state tournament. The Lynx (16-14 overall) went to five games to knock off Boone. more »»


October 25, 2016 There are many things Dee Huss loves about her St. Edmond volleyball team. The most important one, though, has nothing to do with their physical ability. more »»

Dodgers face No. 1 Cedar Falls

October 25, 2016 CEDAR FALLS — The task in front of the Fort Dodge volleyball team is a tough one. The Dodgers open Class 5A regional play in a semifinal here this evening against No. 1 Cedar Fall. more »»

A pennant for the people

October 24, 2016 Baseball fans wait. Patience just comes with the territory. The sport is played at a methodical — some would say almost hypnotic — pace. No clocks. No time limit. more »»

Iowa Central goes 3-1

October 23, 2016 Iowa Central volleyball head coach Sara Horn likes hosting the annual Triton Invitational, but after two long days of play, she was glad to see it come to an end. more »»

Eastwood rolls perfect game

October 23, 2016 Chad Eastwood’s first-ever perfect game highlighted the city bowling results last week. Eastwood’s 300 came in a 715 series. Jack Hook (761) had the high men’s handicap league series total. more »»

Tritons tumble at Coffeyville

October 23, 2016 COFFEYVILLE, Kan. — The Iowa Central football team couldn’t break into the win column here on Saturday, as they dropped a 47-6 decision to Coffeyville. more »»


October 22, 2016 By DANA BECKER sports@messengernews. more »»

Dodgers fall in finale

October 22, 2016 By ERIC PRATT PLEASANT HILL — Matt Miller wanted his Fort Dodge football team to make the most of their final game against Southeast Polk here on Friday. more »»

Tritons hit the road

October 22, 2016 COFFEYVILLE, Kan. — Kevin Twait is hoping that a week off has helped his ballclub regain their focus as they head to Coffeyville toda. more »»

Lynx repeat as champions

October 22, 2016 WEBSTER CITY — Seventh-ranked (Class 3A) Webster City earned a district championship with a 21-14 victory over ninth-ranked Boone on Frida. more »»

Dodger senior returns with 11th-place showing

October 21, 2016 CEDAR FALLS — Ryan Wagner will return to the state cross country meet for his senior season, as the Fort Dodge runner placed 11th here Thursday in a Class 4A qualifying meet. more »»

No. 6 Gaels earn runner-up spot at regionals

October 21, 2016 HOLSTEIN — The St. Edmond girls are headed back to the state cross country meet for a third consecutive season. more »»

Dodgers finish year at SE Polk

October 21, 2016 PLEASANT HILL — Loose equipment, practice jerseys and boxes filled the Fort Dodge football coaches’ office at Dodger Stadium on Thursday. more »»


Kendall Young Library Book Sale October 28, 2016

WEBSTER CITY — The Kendall Young Library Book Sale is 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. TODAY and 10 a.m. to noon SATURDAY at the library in Webster City. Saturday is fill a bag — leave a donation. more »

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