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NEEDED VICTORY

St. Edmond’s triumph against Eagle Grove on Monday night meant a lot more than just a victory in the win column. The Gaels (2-7 overall) took care of their former North Central Conference rival by a final of 64-25. It was St. Edmond’s first win in over a month, and started a busy week ...

Eagle Grove girls make it two in a row

Mike Herrington knows wins have been hard to come by for Eagle Grove within its conference schedule, and on Monday night, they had a date with former league foe St. Edmond. Herrington, in his second season as head coach, saw the Eagles (2-9 overall) win their second consecutive game, 36-29 ...

Valley boys pull away from FDSH

WEST DES MOINES — The West Des Moines Valley boys pulled away from Fort Dodge with a big third quarter on Monday night, posting a 65-46 victory over the Dodgers. The game was tied at the end of the first quarter, and the Tigers (6-3 overall) led by just five points at halftime. Valley ...

Fort Dodge splits in bowling vs. rival Mason City

The Fort Dodge girls bowling squad defeated rival Mason City on Monday, while the boys dropped a dual to the Mohawks. The Dodger girls won, 2656-2270. The boys fell short, 2985-2903. Aryssa Lumsden paced the girls with a 375 series. Leah Sanck was next in line at 371. Carson Werning had a ...

Tigers too much for Dodger girls

WEST DES MOINES — The Fort Dodge girls basketball team got off to a relatively strong start against West Des Moines Valley, but couldn’t keep up with the Tigers on Monday night. The Dodgers (3-9 overall) dropped a 75-35 contest to Valley (5-5). Valley sophomore Meredith Rieker had 21 ...

Brayton races to a Top-10 in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS — Justin Brayton overcame early troubles to score a second Top-10 finish of the season here Saturday night during the St. Louis leg of the Monster Energy AMA Supercross series. Brayton, a 2002 Fort Dodge Senior High graduate, placed eighth. His teammate at Team Honda HRC, Ken ...

Gaels host Eagle Grove on hardwood

THE TIP: Action will tip in the St. Edmond gym with the girls starting at 6:15 p.m. The boys will follow at approximately 7:45 p.m. GIRLS PROBABLES: St. Edmond (0-8 overall): Avery Galles, jr., 0.5; Kelli Kersten, jr., 1.4; Cambrie McBride, sr., 9.7; Leah Neverman, jr., 9.6; Gracie Harvey, ...

Gaels host duals tournament

Elly Berry has won four matches this season, but her fifth victory may be the most important one to her. Berry, the 126-pounder for St. Edmond, defeated a male competitor for the first time in her career, knocking off West Hancock’s Andrew Barber 7-4 at the St. Edmond Duals. “Getting a ...

Dodgers show depth on the mats

The Fort Dodge junior varsity wrestling team tested its strength against varsity competition, and the Dodgers didn’t disappoint. Fort Dodge finished 4-1 in the St. Edmond Duals to placed second. The Dodgers defeated St. Edmond (75-6), AGWSR (49-29), Roland-Story (41-33) and Southeast Valley ...

Grand View claims another national wrestling title

LOUISVILLE — It was a perfect finish to a perfect day for top-ranked Grand View at the NWCA Multi-Divisional National Duals here Saturday. The Vikings finished off their ninth consecutive title run, shutting out Life, 40-0 inside the Kentucky Exposition Center. Three former ...

Fort Dodge wins Clear Lake Invite

CLEAR LAKE — The Clear Lake Invitational may not have featured the heavy hitters No. 3 (Class 3A) Fort Dodge wrestling team is used to seeing at tournaments this year, but the Dodgers still got plenty out of their trip north on Saturday with a big week looming ahead. Seeing their first ...

HOME TURF

ST. LOUIS — Call it a homecoming of sorts for Justin Brayton this weekend as the Monster Energy AMA Supercross series visits the Gateway to the West. Brayton, a 2002 Fort Dodge Senior High graduate, definitely considers his trip to St. Louis just that. “This is my favorite race of the ...

17th annual bowling event in FD Saturday

Ridgewood Lanes will host the 17th annual Fort Dodge Ford/Calisesi Chiropractic Open bowling tournament on Saturday. The event, widely considered to be one of the top scratch competitions in the state, is one of seven tournaments on the Greater Iowa Bowling Association schedule for the ...

Big day for Iowa Central wrestler McDermott

MIAMI, Okla. — Boone McDermott turned in a memorable day for the No. 9 Iowa Central wrestling team here Friday at the NJCAA Coaches Duals. McDermott, a former state champion for Dubuque Wahlert, knocked off the No. 1 ranked heavyweight and sealed a 22-18 victory for the Tritons in the ...

Gaels ready for SE Duals

For only the second time this season, the St. Edmond wrestling team will be inside its home gym. The Gaels host the St. Edmond Duals on Saturday. Joining them will be the Fort Dodge junior varsity squad, Southeast Valley, AGWSR and Roland-Story. Action will begin at 10 a.m. St. Edmond’s ...

Cowboys fight off Gael boys

CLARION — A spirited rally helped the St. Edmond boys push Clarion-Goldfield/Dows to overtime here Friday night. But the Cowboys found their second wind in the extra period, claiming a 68-63 victory. Coady Olson knocked down seven 3-pointers, finishing with a game-high 24 points to lead ...

Cowgirls win again

CLARION — The Clarion-Goldfield/Dows girls experienced an incredible volleyball season this past fall. Now, they are hoping to duplicate that on the basketball court. The Cowgirls jumped out to a 32-5 lead and never looked back here Friday night, downing St. Edmond, 61-27. Raven Kinnetz ...

DODGER WRESTLING PREVIEW: Clear Lake Invitational

NEXT UP: Wrestling will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Clear Lake High School gym. Joining Fort Dodge in the field will be the host, Clear Lake, along with Algona, Charles City, Creston/O-M, Emmetsburg, Forest City, North Butler/Clarksville, Okoboji/HMS, Saint Ansgar and West Fork. PROBABLE LINEUP: ...

Dodger bowlers split with Marshalltown

The Fort Dodge girls continued their hot streak in 2020, winning for the second time over Marshalltown at Ridgewood Lanes. The Dodger girls tallied a 2,678, while Marshalltown had a 2,446. The Fort Dodge boys fell 3,189 to 2,921. For the girls, Leah Sanck (449) and Lexi Hanson (421) led ...

Iowa Central men fall to Kirkwood, 79-68

Chad Helle can see exactly where he needs more out of his Iowa Central men’s basketball team. Getting that final push, though, remains a mystery. The Tritons battled their way back from an early deficit here Wednesday night, but could not get over the last hurdle, falling to No. 13 ...