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A HERO’S WELCOME

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HUMBOLDT — Technically, David Carr’s career at Iowa State is just getting started. The redshirt freshman’s life as a Cyclone actually began long ago, though. And the legacy recruit appears ready to meet — or possibly exceed — the lofty expectations that turned his dad into a ...

Davidsons earn more honors

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POCAHONTAS — While Jace Davidson's high school career is over, the soon-to-be Morningside College basketball player will keep a close eye on what happens at Pocahontas Area next year. That’s because his brother, Christian, will carry on the family legacy after recently earning first team ...

Dodger duo named academic all-state

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Anthony Wagner and Drake Miller have been good friends and regular teammates for years. Fittingly, the recently-graduated Fort Dodge seniors shared one final honor this week — not for their work on the field, but in a much more important arena that both take very seriously: the ...

Huss ‘extremely grateful’ to be at Iowa Central

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The connection between Hannah Huss and Iowa Central head volleyball coach Sara Horn remained strong even after Huss elected to attend school at ICCAC rival Kirkwood last fall. So when the decision was made by Huss to leave the Cedar Rapids-based school and look for a new team, she immediately ...

Family First

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VERMILLION, S.D. — Kody Case embraced the family atmosphere presented at the University of South Dakota when he arrived because that was what Case was accustomed to. Case, a former South Central Calhoun all-stater, is set to begin his redshirt sophomore season for the Football Championship ...

Around the World

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David Flattery found out this summer that baseball truly is an international sport. Flattery, who is an assistant coach for Iowa Central, spent the past four months playing for the Paris University Club of the French Professional Baseball League. While baseball has always been a key part ...

Panthers feature area, ex-Triton standouts

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CEDAR FALLS — In just over three weeks, Northern Iowa will step on the field at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames and take on Iowa State. From this point until kickoff, veteran Panther head coach Mark Farley and his staff know they have questions that need to be answered. Northern Iowa held ...

If you build it: Flattery excited to see MLB at Field of Dreams

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For Tim Flattery, the opportunity to play an actual game on the very diamond that “Field of Dreams” was filmed was a dream come true. Now, 8,000 fans will get the chance to watch in-person as the Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees compete next August right next door to that same ...

Davidson brothers first team all-state

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Jace and Christian Davidson made their father’s final year coaching Pocahontas Area a memorable one. The icing on the cake came Monday, when the brothers were both named Iowa Print Sports Writers Association Class 2A first team all-staters. Aaron Davidson, a St. Edmond graduate, is the ...

Quintet of Dodgers first team all-CIML Iowa

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The Fort Dodge softball squad recently landed a league-best five players on the Iowa Conference’s first team, in a division of the CIML that included both the Class 5A state champion and runner-up. Senior Daphne Alstott, junior Loghen Schnetzer, sophomore Tristin Doster, and freshmen Jalen ...

Dodger battery 1st team all-state

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The Fort Dodge battery of Jalen Adams and Tristin Doster were given the highest individual compliment by the Iowa Girls Coaches Association this week, as both landed on Class 5A’s first team all-state softball list. Dodger head coach Andi Adams said the players were appreciative of the ...

Gael senior Flattery earns all-state status

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Erin Flattery embraced each and every opportunity to suit up for St. Edmond this summer. Flattery, a multi-sport Gael, was rewarded by being named by the Iowa Girls Coaches Association to the Class 1A all-state third team this week. After having track taken away due to a knee injury, ...

‘I wasn’t going to let cancer take this away’

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Quitting was never an option for Ashlyn Clark. So many times when facing adversity, people see giving up or giving in as their only way out. This recently-graduated Humboldt High School senior instead became a fighter. Through her battle with Stage 4 Hodgkin’s Lymphoma — knowingly or ...

Four Dodgers earn all-CIML Iowa baseball honors

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A trio of Fort Dodge baseball players were honored as first team all-CIML Iowa Conference selections, the league announced recently. Seniors Drake Miller and Drew Callon were joined by junior Shane Halligan on the squad, with 11th-grader Mason Bockoven scoring second team all-league ...

All-NCC baseball teams announced

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St. Edmond senior Jack McEvoy and sophomore Peyton Scott picked up second team all-North Central Conference baseball honors, the league recently announced. McEvoy was chosen as a catcher, with Scott making the squad as a pitcher. Webster City had a pair of unanimous first team selections in ...

‘Always remain humble in the moment’

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Jace Davidson’s high school career was filled with enough honors to fill a trophy room. But the recent Pocahontas Area graduate didn’t become an all-stater in multiple sports or the 2019 Kemna Auto Messenger Male Area Athlete of the Year on talent alone. Life lessons from his mother, ...

Gael senior Flattery earns 1st team honors

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Four St. Edmond softball players earned all-North Central Conference recognition this summer, including first team selection Erin Flattery. “I’m really happy to get four girls on the NCC team,’’ said St. Edmond head coach Nick Clark. “I would have liked to seen a couple more on the ...

DREAM COME TRUE

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Jacque Oberg’s passion and desire for competing year-round at St. Edmond came from watching Anna Yung do just that. So it was only fitting that Oberg joined Yung in being named a Carol Donnelly winner — the award handed out annually to the top senior female athlete at the school. Oberg ...

Crushing loss ousts Miners at Bancroft

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BANCROFT — The Fort Dodge Gypsum Miners appeared well on their way to forcing a decisive third game with regular-season champion Bancroft in the Pioneer Collegiate Baseball League playoffs on Tuesday. Instead, the Bandits found a way to force extra innings with the Miners after facing a ...

Motivated Gael

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There have been plenty of nights when Andrew Gibb has shot lights-out on the basketball floor. And that’s not just in regards to his incredible four-year career at St. Edmond. Gibb, a “gym-rat” in the highest regard, was honored with the 2019 Terry Griffey Award, which goes to the ...