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Tritons stay in a zone

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Year in and year out, the ICCAC ranks as one of the top junior college volleyball leagues in the nation. Which makes what 12th-ranked Iowa Central has been able to accomplish even more impressive. The Tritons picked up their 12th consecutive conference win here Wednesday night, sweeping ...

Timeout with St. Edmond senior Jackson Bemrich

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As a youngster, Jackson Bemrich watched from the stands as St. Edmond football climbed to their highest peaks in school history. Now, Bemrich is the one tasked with continuing to carry the torch on the field for the Gaels as a senior two-way starter. St. Edmond is off to a 2-1 start, scoring ...

FDSH grad Brayton signs with Team Honda

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CHARLOTTE — Many racers never get to fulfill their life-long dream. Justin Brayton is getting the chance to do just that twice. Brayton, a Fort Dodge Senior High graduate, will compete for Team Honda HRC this year on the AMA Supercross series, the team announced recently. Back in 2012, ...

Shooting event scheduled for Thursday in Fort Dodge

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If you like fruits and vegetables and enjoy sports shooting then Thursday night at the Iowa Central Sports Shooting Range is the place for you. The Gould Brothers will put on an Exhibition Shooting show at the Range, which is located at 2091 Rich Mill Road. The event will begin at 6 ...

Dodgers, Gael run in Storm Lake

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STORM LAKE — The Fort Dodge and St. Edmond cross country teams competed in Storm Lake on Tuesday. The Dodger boys were third with 120 points and the St. Edmond boys finished eighth with 182. MOC-Floyd Valley (53) was the team champion, followed by LeMars. Algona (186) was sixth on the ...

Dodgers up to sixth

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The Fort Dodge football team climbed one spot to sixth in Class 4A after a thrilling overtime victory vs. Indianola to celebrate Homecoming this past Friday night. Algona held firm at No. 3 in 2A and South Central Calhoun remained sixth in 1A. Southeast Valley is just six points out of making ...

Taylor has career day for Triton football team

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The Iowa Central football team received their highest ranking in the NJCAA Top-20 this week since 2008, checking in at No. 7 after a convincing road win. The Tritons (3-1 overall) have reeled off three consecutive victories, downing College of DuPage this past Saturday afternoon, 50-36, in ...

Gael volleyball team tops Eagles

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EAGLE GROVE — The St. Edmond volleyball team stepped out of North Central Conference play to face a former league rival here Monday night. The Gaels picked up a three-set victory over Eagle Grove by scores of 25-17, 25-11 and 25-17. Kacey Kruthoff had eight kills and two blocks to lead ...

THRILLER

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Fort Dodge used its talent to win the first two games of the 2019 season. On Friday night, the seventh-ranked (Class 4A) Dodgers pulled through on sheer guts. A heart-stopping goal-line stand in overtime allowed FDSH to escape with a 28-21 Homecoming victory over Indianola, as head coach Matt ...

Flaherty sees football behind the lens

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IOWA CITY — Football was a part of Sean Flaherty’s life from as far back as he can remember. Flaherty, a St. Edmond graduate and former multi-sport standout, found himself missing the game he loved last year. That’s when a meeting back home helped get the current University of Iowa ...

Gaels roll past Eagles

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EAGLE GROVE — The St. Edmond football team took care of business here on Friday night, posting a 40-8 victory over Eagle Grove. Sean Flattery ran for 145 yards and scored four touchdowns, Kase Baker added over 100 yards from scrimmage and two scores, and Jackson Bemrich blocked a punt, as ...

No. 10 Tritons hit the road

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GLEN ELLYN, Ill. — The Iowa Central football team moved to 10th in the latest NJCAA rankings. If the Tritons want to keep climbing, they will need to find a way to win on the road. Iowa Central (2-1 overall) begins a three-game stretch of games in three different states to close out the ...

Area football roundup

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Lynx run over Trojans WATERLOO — The one-two punch of Trey Mathis and Garrett Whitmore did it again for Webster City. Mathis and Whitmore combined to score seven touchdowns in the Lynx (3-0 overall) 48-32 win over Waterloo East (0-3), who have lost 18 straight games. Mathis ran the ball ...

Dodgers in focused Homecoming mood

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Matt Miller always reminds his players to keep the main thing the main thing. That advice rings especially true this week for the Fort Dodge football team, both because of the environment and — more importantly — the opponent. The seventh-ranked (Class 4A) Dodgers welcome Indianola to ...

Gaels head to Eagle Grove

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EAGLE GROVE — Paul Hansch has been through all sorts of interesting twists and turns as a high school football coach. But even Hansch is unsure of what to expect after this Friday night. Hansch and Eagle Grove will play for the final time at home, welcoming former North Central Conference ...

Area squads forge ahead

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With district play two weeks away, prep football squads will be trying to polish up their resumes as the year continues to progress on Friday. This week’s area matchup of the week is Emmetsburg (1-1) at third-ranked Algona (2-0). The Bulldogs should have the upper-hand after two offensive ...

Fort Dodge picks up another victory

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The main goal for the Fort Dodge swim team on Thursday was to have fun in the pool. The Dodgers were able to do that, winning all 11 events while cruising to a 131-31 victory over Algona. “We definitely wanted to come out and enjoy the experience,’’ said FDSH head coach Ashley ...

St. Edmond can’t get on track against Iowa Falls-Alden

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The end result might not have showed it, but St. Edmond head volleyball coach Dee Huss understands that much was to be gained by Thursday night’s match vs. Iowa Falls-Alden. The Cadets picked up a three-set sweep over the Gaels inside a boisterous SEHS gym by scores of 25-17, 25-15 and ...

SE’s Larson named CYO coach of year

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Donn Larson’s first season as head boys track coach at St. Edmond presented many memorable moments. Now, months later, Larson can add one more to the collection after being named the CYO Boys Track Coach of the Year. Larson will receive his award during the CYO volleyball tournament ...

Dodgers dominate Marshalltown

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Ashley Beaumont got to see what her Fort Dodge swim team could do on Tuesday when they weren’t across the pool from the eight-time defending state champions. After facing top-ranked powerhouse Ames in their season opener, Fort Dodge welcomed Marshalltown to the Dodger Pool for their home ...