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Gaels lose on the road

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CLEAR LAKE — The St. Edmond wrestling team dropped a pair of North Central Conference duals with Clear Lake and Clarion-Goldfield/Dows here Thursday night. The final score vs. the Lions was 78-0, with the Cowboys winning 75-5. Jake Szalat lost a decision to Dalton Mennenga at 220 pounds, ...

Tritons drub NIACC

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MASON CITY — The 10th-ranked Iowa Central wrestling team cruised to a 38-6 victory over NIACC on Wednesday. The Tritons won eight of the 10 matches, earning bonus points in seven of the eight victories. Todd Small (133) earned a 20-8 major decision over Arie Reyes. Yar Aldiva (141) ...

GAELS RESPOND

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The St. Edmond boys notched their first victory of the season here Tuesday night, downing Southeast Valley, 62-44. Jackson Kochendorfer and Andrew Gibb each scored 14 points, Will Woodruff added nine points, 15 rebounds and three blocked shots, and Sean Flaherty added 10 points, eight boards ...

St. Edmond girls top Jaguars

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Steve Neuberger didn’t want the St. Edmond girls to rest on their five-point halftime lead here Tuesday night vs. Southeast Valley. And the Gaels listened. St. Edmond went on a quick 6-0 run that turned into a 10-2 spurt over the first half of the third quarter, helping them claim a 52-42 ...

Fort Dodge girls earn first victory

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DES MOINES — The Fort Dodge girls basketball team is on the board. On Tuesday night, the Dodgers (1-4 overall) cruised to their first victory of the season, easily knocking off Des Moines Hoover (0-4) 47-27. FDSH held the Huskies to six first-half points in the rout. “It was good to pick ...

Hoover boys too much for FDSH

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DES MOINES — The Fort Dodge boys struggled to score offensively and stop Des Moines Hoover in the first game of a three-game road stint here on Tuesday. The Dodgers (1-2 overall) dropped a 51-30 contest to the undefeated Huskies (4-0). “We lacked the effort and energy you need in a road ...

Mosley beats buzzer

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As the entire gym turned their attention to veteran Fort Dodge standout Malcolm Clayton in the waning seconds of a tie game here on Friday, long-time friend and senior backcourt mate Trey Mosley saw an entirely different storyline developing. Almost everyone expected the Dodgers to sink or ...

INDEPENDENCE DAY

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INDEPENDENCE — Statement made. On paper, No. 2 Fort Dodge looks like a championship contender this season. On the mat, the Dodgers are out to prove it. During the two-day Cliff Keen Independence Invitational, nationally-ranked Fort Dodge showed off both its talent and depth in crowning ...

Dodgers in first after strong start

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INDEPENDENCE —The second-ranked Fort Dodge wrestling team served notice during the first round of the Cliff Keen Independence Invitational on Friday night. The Dodgers went 33-4 on the day and advanced 10 wrestlers to the Gold Bracket round and four to the Silver Bracket. “We wrestled ...

Backyard fun

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MANSON — For the first time in seven years, the Manson Northwest Webster wrestling team claimed their own team tournament here on Saturday. The Cougars won the Doug Wood Invitational, accumulating 197.5 points. OA-BCIG (175) was second, and South Central Calhoun placed third at ...

Early struggles

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St. Edmond head boys coach Adolph Kochendorfer had nothing but praise for Clarion-Goldfield/Dows after the Cowboys bested the Gaels here Friday night. Sam Urness led three Clarion-Goldfield/Dows players in double figures with 15 points, helping the Cowboys to a 51-38 victory. Will ...

Three-peat for Dodgers at Boone Invitational

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BOONE — For the third consecutive season the Fort Dodge swim squad earned the Boone Invitational championship here on Saturday. The Dodgers won four events and scored 55 team points. Host Boone (41) was second followed by Carroll (40). On their way to the team title, the Dodgers broke two ...

Cowgirls turn back SEHS

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Steve Neuberger knows it will take a few games for everyone involved with the St. Edmond girls to get familiar with each other. The Gaels jumped out to an early lead here Friday night in their 2017-18 debut, but Clarion-Goldfield/Dows rallied behind freshman Raven Kinnetz to claim a 45-33 ...

Another win for Triton men

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The Iowa Central men kept their win streak alive here on Saturday thanks to a second-half rally. The Tritons (9-1 overall) won their eighth straight game after coming back from a 13-point deficit to pull out a 74-71 victory over Northeast (Neb.) in the finale of the Great Western Shootout ...

Lincoln derails Dodger girls

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The Fort Dodge girls basketball team has plenty of work to do from an execution standpoint. Until the Dodgers get out of their own way and show more consistent emotion, though, the X’s and O’s aren’t going to be Julius Michalik’s main point of contention. Michalik’s squad suffered ...

Croft leads Triton men

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Tray Croft and Thomas Akamarmoi combined for 47 points as the Iowa Central men defeated Central-Columbus here Friday night, 77-65. The game was part of the Great Western Shootout held inside Hodges Fieldhouse. Croft had 26 points, going 11-for-11 from the free-throw line. The sophomore ...

West paces Triton women

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Brittany West scored 28 points to help lead the Iowa Central women to a 71-62 victory over Central-Columbus here Friday night inside Hodges Fieldhouse. The Tritons (4-5 overall) overcame an early deficit, outscoring the Raiders 17-11 in the second quarter. West, a freshman, hit eight ...

Dodgers go unbeaten

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DES MOINES — The second-ranked (Class 3A) Fort Dodge wrestling team opened their season with a pair of convincing dual meet wins over Ames and Des Moines Hoover/North here Thursday night. Three-time defending state champion Brody Teske didn’t get the chance to compete, as both teams ...

Gaels hit the hardwood

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The St. Edmond boys and girls hit the court for the first time Friday night, hosting Clarion-Goldfield/Dows. Action begins at 6:15 p.m. inside the SEHS gym with the girls contest. Boys are set to tip at approximately 7:45 p.m. “It’s been a long time (playing since the season ...

Fierke doubles up, Dodgers win four events

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Even after losing to Valley on Thursday night in the Dodger Pool, Fort Dodge head coach Joel Greathouse was still pleased with the efforts. The Dodgers (2-1 overall) lost 111-59 to West Des Moines Valley, but came away with four event victories. “It was a really good night,’’ ...