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High School Football

Prestigious senior honor for Graves

DAYTON — Southeast Valley’s Aaron Graves was shocked at first, then flattered when he got the invitation. Graves, a University of Iowa recruit, first received an email a year ago that he was selected to play in the 22nd edition of the All-American Bowl in January of 2022 in San ...

Four Dodgers make all-state team

History underscores the rarity of having four Fort Dodge football players garner all-state recognition in the same season. Yet for the second time in the last four years, the Dodgers have been honored in such fashion. Seniors Jake Erickson and Jace Ulrich joined juniors Javion Jondle and ...

HIGH HONOR ROLL

GOWRIE — Kolson Kruse wasn’t even a quarterback two years ago, but after the transition, the Southeast Valley senior became one of the best in the state. On Monday, Kruse was named the captain of the Class 2A Iowa Print Sports Writers Association all-state team as a quarterback. “It’s ...

Area football players honored

A total of 25 area football players were honored as all-state by the Iowa Print Sports Writers Association and the Iowa Football Coaches Association. Six from Greene County, four from Humboldt and Algona, three from Webster City, two from Newell-Fonda, North Union and South Central Calhoun, ...

NOTHING SWIETER

CEDAR FALLS — Little kids in the backyard count down the clock and throw the football in the end zone as the final seconds of a championship scenario count down. You do a spin move at the park to get around a defender, and then hurdle another and jaunt 99 yards to the end zone. As a ...

JAG-GERNAUT

CEDAR FALLS — The process was daunting. At times, even exhausting. In the end — when the Southeast Valley football team broke into a song they knew well in front of a large contingent of fans — it was a dream that had become reality. After the final seconds ticked off of the Class 2A ...