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Tritons sweep Southeastern

The Iowa Central softball team finds themselves on just the kind of run head coach Bo Tjebben loves to see. Behind more key hits and strong pitching when it was needed, the Tritons pushed their win streak to nine in a row with a sweep over Southeastern here Sunday at Rogers Park. Scores ...

Another win for Triton women

The Iowa Central women have found the perfect balance, taking advantage of five players scoring in double figures to down Southeastern here Saturday evening, 80-65. Isabell West had her 22nd career double-double, scoring 22 points with 13 rebounds while Nevaeh Galloway added 17 and Taylor ...

Triton men edged by Southeastern

Chad Helle can see the improvements from his Iowa Central men’s team. And while the end result of wins has yet to fully come, Helle knows that all it takes is one to turn the corner. The Tritons were unable to completely get over the hump here Saturday night, falling to Southeastern, ...

Erickson medals for Tritons

MARYVILLE, Mo. - Austin Erickson was crowned medalist and the Iowa Central men picked up the team title at the Graceland Spring Invitational here Saturday. Erickson carded a final round 74 to go along with his opening round 72, giving him a two-stroke victory over Spencer Tucker of William ...

Tritons take on No. 1 Lindenwood

The Iowa Central rugby program never backs down from a challenge. And that is exactly what was presented to them on Saturday at Crimmins Field in the form of No. 1 Lindenwood. Lindenwood swept the two matches, winning the A-side, 29-5, and the B-side, 39-3. “We’ve been playing them ...

STEPPING DOWN

After 13 seasons of pouring his heart and soul into Fort Dodge basketball, Tom Daniel came to the toughest conclusion a head coach ever faces: he wasn’t going to be the right person for the job moving forward. An introspective and emotional Daniel formally announced his resignation on ...

On the field

It has been almost 500 days since the Iowa Central football team lined up against an opponent on the gridiron. Back in December 2019, the Tritons put the finishing touches on a memorable season, winning a second consecutive Graphic Edge Bowl to go along with claiming the ICCAC title under ...

Murman earns league honors for Winona State

WINONA, Minn. — Beth Murman is just thankful to be competing again. The awards and honors are the icing on the cake. Murman, a Winona State University junior, was recently tabbed the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference women’s tennis player of the week for her efforts during a pair ...

Area athletes shine for Tritons

Bo Tjebben knew he was rambling and repeating himself, and the Iowa Central softball coach couldn’t care less. Tjebben and the 13th-ranked Tritons earned a thrilling sweep over North Iowa Area here Thursday at Rogers Park in their home opener. Scores were 7-6 in eight innings and 16-11. ...

Taylor tabbed top freshman

Nick Mitchell has seen a lot in his 13 seasons as Grand View’s head wrestling coach, but this past season still marked plenty of firsts in the storied program’s history. The Vikings, who were denied their 10th straight NAIA national championship, finished as national runner-ups behind a ...

Adams, Moser to speak at AD convention

IOWA CITY — Andi Adams loves to coach softball. Even more, she enjoys teaching others about the game and what it takes to cultivate a family structure in her dugout. Adams, along with FDSH Strength & Conditioning coach Katie Moser, will speak at the annual State Iowa High School ...

Full speed ahead

John McBride isn’t wasting any time wondering about what could have been, in fact the Fort Dodge boys track coach is looking for his team to beat the time crunch. Last season was wiped out and the Dodgers were primed and ready to contend for a couple of state championships, but because of ...

Bill Greehey: Fort Dodge personified

Small-world story time with a Fort Dodge connection. The Iowa women’s basketball team advanced to the Sweet 16 with a rousing victory over Kentucky on the campus of St. Mary’s University Tuesday in San Antonio. All women’s NCAA Tournament games are being played at gyms and arenas in ...

Tritons ready to make home debut

There is no other person Bo Tjebben respects more than Rick Sandquist. So, while Sandquist has turned control of the Iowa Central softball program over to Tjebben, don’t expect to see a number of changes made for the Tritons. “I couldn’t have had a better mentor,” Tjebben said. ...

Tritons sweep in regular-season finale

CRESTON — As they have done 14 times now on the season, the fourth-ranked Iowa Central volleyball team scored a sweep. The Tritons concluded their regular season in convincing fashion, besting Southwestern here Wednesday night by scores of 25-15, 25-10 and 25-22. Iowa Central (17-3 overall, ...

Another monster game from West as Triton women prevail

ESTHERVILLE — Isabell West had another 20-20 and the Iowa Central women won for the fifth consecutive time, downing Iowa Lakes here on Wednesday night, 65-56. West, who committed to Murray State recently, scored 26 points and pulled down 23 rebounds, adding four steals, two assists and a ...

Ruffridge settling in

SAN ANTONIO — Elle Ruffridge and the Missouri State women are quite content setting up shop here for an extended period of time. The Bears, fresh off advancing past UC Davis Monday night in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament, next take on Wright State Wednesday. Tip is set for 2 p.m. ...

Stanek, area players land Shrine invites

CEDAR FALLS — For one final time at the high school level, a number of standout area football players will step on the gridiron at the 49th annual Iowa Shrine Bowl this coming summer. The game is set for Saturday, July 24, inside the UNI-Dome. Among the players selected to represent their ...

Humboldt sweeps indoors

HUMBOLDT — The Humboldt boys and girls track teams love running at home, and for the second time this season, both came away with team titles inside their own Nielsen Center. The boys earned 122 points and the girls had 111 as both captured the Nielsen Family High School Co-Ed Indoor ...

Iowa Central pins Iowa Western

For Iowa Central wrestling coach Luke Moffitt, the season-long quest to nationals is always first and foremost on his mind. After Wednesday night’s victory over Iowa Western, Moffitt can focus all his attention on April. The ninth-ranked Tritons rode seven wins to a commanding 32-10 ...