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Iowa Central looks to extend bowl win streak

CEDAR FALLS — Jesse Montalto has finished each of the past seven seasons with a bowl game victory. Montalto will try to make it eight in a row this Sunday when he leads Iowa Central into the Graphic Edge Bowl vs. Monroe College. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. inside the UNI-Dome. Prior to ...

Ayala, Davidson in Donnybrook semis

CORALVILLE — The Fort Dodge wrestling team got their first tournament experience of the season here Friday at the Dan Gable Donnybrook. The event, which is named in honor of legendary Iowa Hawkeye head coach Dan Gable, hosted many of the top teams both within the state and the ...

Gael boys can’t catch C-G/D

CLARION — The St. Edmond boys put together a strong fourth quarter here Friday night, but it wasn’t enough to top Clarion-Goldfield/Dows, 70-61. Hayden Mayer scored 20 points and Jackson Palmer added 18 to lead the Gaels. For the Cowboys, Connor State had 18 and Coady Olson 16, with ...

Cowgirls top Gaels, reach 3-0

CLARION — The St. Edmond girls were unable to overcome critical stretches here Friday night, falling to Clarion-Goldfield/Dows, 46-24. Lexie Lane paced the Cowgirls (3-0 overall) with 16 points, while freshman Ellie Ennis added 11. Sawyer Morrical had eight and Emma State seven. “I ...

No. 8 Centennial bests Dodger girls

ANKENY — The short-handed Fort Dodge girls dropped a 72-40 decision to eighth-ranked (Class 5A) Ankeny Centennial here Friday night. Jalen Adams scored 17 points with Tory Bennett adding eight and Mackenzie McIlrath seven. Aleaha Pommer and Lainey Maehl each had four, with Pommer ...

Former Dodger state champion Faine dies

Dr. Eldon Faine, a state wrestling champion for the Fort Dodge Dodgers in 1942, died last Saturday. He was 98 years old. Faine, who lived in Webster City and had a long-time chiropractic business, was a teammate of Fort Dodge legend Bill Koll. He was the Dodgers’ 28th state champ, taking ...