Messenger Newshttp://www.messengernews.net/page/category.detail/nav/5017/Local Sportsen-usMon, 29 Aug 2016 15:48:54 EDTMon, 29 Aug 2016 15:48:54 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssDodger boys, girls ready to runhttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/611223.htmlThe numbers will be stacked for and against the Fort Dodge Cross Country team this fall.Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTDecorated program has sights set highhttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/611202.htmlDee Brown can't wait to get started. Brown, who is entering his 13th season as the Iowa Central cross country coach, believes he has the best incoming class of athletes he's ever worked with at the school.Sat, 27 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTENCOURAGING SIGNShttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/611140.htmlIn a candid moment of honesty, head coach Matt Miller admitted he didn't feel comfortable beforehand calling Fort Dodge's opener against traditional Mississippi Valley Conference power Cedar Falls a winnable game.Sat, 27 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTGaels pick up two victorieshttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/611203.htmlSaturday showed St. Edmond head coach Dee Huss that the pieces to a positive season are in place. Now, the task at hand for Huss and the Gaels is organizing all those pieces to fit the puzzle and make it complete. St.Sat, 27 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTGaels can't stop Newmanhttp://www.messengernews.net/page/content.detail/id/611141.htmlMASON CITY - There's not much that bothers Dick Tighe more than losses. One of those things, though, happened Friday night in a 24-13 season-opening loss here to Mason City Newman. "We were out-conditioned," Tighe said. "That is inexcusable.Sat, 27 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDT