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Tritons take three from Bears

BOONE - The 17th-ranked Iowa Central baseball team took three of four from Des Moines Area here this weekend. After sweeping the Bears on Saturday (9-3, 4-2), the Tritons scored a split on Sunday, winning 5-1 and falling 9-8. John Klein struck out six to start the series over seven innings ...

FD 4×1 second at Duncan Relays

DES MOINES — The Fort Dodge boys track team participated in a handful of events at the venerable Jim Duncan Relays on Saturday. In a precursor of sorts to both the upcoming Drake Relays and the state track meet at Drake Stadium, the Dodgers brought home a silver medal in the 4x100 relay. ...

Wildcats win Bunn Relays

HUMBOLDT — The Humboldt boys track squad won their own Charlie Bunn Relays on Friday, topping North Central Conference rival Webster City for the crown. The Wildcats scored 188 points, with the Lynx at 145. Pocahontas Area (84) was third, and Algona (63) took fifth. Humboldt senior ...

Tritons capture home golf title

After entering Saturday with a 12-stroke lead, the Iowa Central men’s golf team didn’t let up, running away with their home invitational crown. The Tritons finished with a 575 two-day total, 25 shots ahead of Des Moines Area. Mount Mercy was third, Kirkwood fourth and North Iowa Area ...

STANDING TALL

A historic night inside Dodger Stadium didn’t distract the Fort Dodge Rugby Club from the task at hand. The Stags came to win. Head coach Tom McClimon’s squad did just that, picking up victories over Urbandale and Ankeny to remain undefeated on the spring season. An eager, ...

Triton women are national champs

LANSING, Mich. — Leah Sanck came to Iowa Central as state bowling champion. Now, the St. Edmond graduate and former Fort Dodge Senior High bowler can call herself a national champ as well. Sanck helped the Tritons secure their second consecutive team title here Friday, besting Barton and ...

Iowa Central captures national cheer title

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — For the eighth time in program history, the Iowa Central cheer program is national champions. The Tritons claimed the NCA Intermediate Large Coed Open division title here on Friday, besting the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith and Tyler. Iowa Central scored a ...

Local flair to Triton football game vs. GVJV

Several familiar faces will greet the Iowa Central football team here on Saturday when they host the Grand View junior varsity squad. Kickoff is set for noon from Dodger Stadium. The 10th-ranked Tritons (1-1 overall) are coming off a 34-20 setback to No. 6 Iowa Western. Along with this ...

Gaels working hard at the nets

The St. Edmond girls tennis program will be under new leadership this spring, as Shawn Neverman takes over as head coach. Neverman, who served as the assistant girls basketball coach in the winter, has a roster of 11 girls to work with. “This is my first year coaching tennis, but I’m ...

Gael boys win meet for first time since ‘16

CLARION — For the first time since 2016, the St. Edmond boys track team earned a meet championship on Friday at the Cowboy Relays. The Gaels accumulated 132 points to top the Class B standings. West Fork (127.5) and West Hancock (110.5) followed. Head coach Donn Larson’s squad racked up ...

FD RUGBY BUILDS MOMENTUM

For the Daniel brothers of Fort Dodge, playing rugby is a lot like growing up as triplets. Sam, Thomas and James Daniel live across the street from Dodger Stadium. Competing close to where they would play for the Dodgers helped give them a head start toward a future in rugby. “Playing ...

Three bronze medals for Iowa Central

LANSING, Mich. — A day after watching the men hit the lanes, the Iowa Central women’s bowling team took to action here at the NJCAA Championships. Singles and doubles, along with the start of five-person, were played for the Tritons, who came away with a handful of Top-10 finishes at the ...

Triton pair wins national bowling championship

LANSING, Mich. — Nathan Hansen and Jordan Pelant started off the NJCAA National Bowling Championships in strong fashion for Iowa Central here Wednesday. The Triton duo rolled a 1,214 to win the doubles title by 10 pins over a pair from Jackson College. Hansen had games of 191, 234 and ...

Iowa Central golf teams will host Spring Invitational

Kris Graewin is excited for the opportunity to host some of the top college golf programs in the state this Friday and Saturday. He is also excited for how well his Iowa Central program is playing at the moment. The Tritons will host the Iowa Central Spring Invitational beginning Friday at ...

Dodgers win 7 events

DES MOINES — The Fort Dodge boys track team grabbed a runner up showing at the Bob VanderLinden/Lincoln Invitational on Thursday. The Dodgers won seven events and scored 81 points. Marshalltown won the team title with 104 points. Tyler Schreier remained unbeaten on the season, winning the ...

Tritons split with Iowa Lakes

ESTHERVILLE — After a tough oepning game loss to Iowa Lakes here Thursday, the Iowa Central softball team rebounded in impressive fashion. Tied at 4-all in the seventh, the Tritons exploded for six runs, securing a split with a 10-4 victory. Iowa Lakes won the opener, 8-0, behind a ...

Fort Dodge boys win track meet at Boone

BOONE — For the first time since 2018, the Fort Dodge boys track team landed in the win column. The Dodgers scored 168 points and took nine events to claim the Boone Invitational championship. Boone (140) was second, followed by Newton (117), Des Moines North (84) and West Marshall ...

Astor retiring as Fort Dodge AAD

Kevin Astor is ready to take a step back and determine where he best fits moving forward as an educator. Astor refuses to be weighed down by regret, though, as he leaves his post as athletic and activities director at Fort Dodge Senior High. The 55-year-old Astor is retiring at the end of ...

Prime time

The Iowa Central women are playing some of their best basketball at the moment. And that is exactly what head coach Brian Ortmeier wants. The Tritons rolled into a regional final here Tuesday night behind a strong defensive effort, 68-46 over Southeastern inside Hodges Fieldhouse. Iowa ...

Perry, Gaels ready to build

Joe Perry wants to see the St. Edmond boys tennis program return to prominence. But the first-year head coach knows that it is going to take time — and a decision by others to join those currently out for this season. Three juniors, two sophomores and a freshman comprise the current St. ...