Fourth-rated Iowa Central sweeps NIACC, improves to 9-0

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With a key Top-10 matchup looming on the horizon, the fourth-ranked Iowa Central volleyball team did not look past North Iowa Area here Tuesday night. Instead, the Tritons continued to sweep through the ICCAC, easily taking down the Trojans inside Hodges Fieldhouse. Scores were 25-16, 25-19 ...

FDSH opens second season at home

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Fort Dodge tips off Class 5A postseason action on Wednesday at home against Sioux City North. The contest is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. in the FDSH gym. The winner heads to No. 15 Sioux City East for a Region 4 semifinal on Saturday night. The Dodgers are 7-9 overall and winners of four ...

Newell-Fonda ousts Gaels

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NEWELL — CJ Tracy wants to build the St. Edmond girls into a program that is competing like what Newell-Fonda already has created. The second-ranked and two-time defending champion Mustangs showed off all their skills here Tuesday night, topping the Gaels 100-17 in a Class 1A, Region 2 ...


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OSKALOOSA — Usually, an athlete’s first season of college is a feeling-out process that typically ends in a redshirt year. Fort Dodge Senior High graduate Carson Taylor has taken a different path, blazing a trail in his first season competing for top-ranked Grand View University in Des ...

Mixed emotions for Hartley as program lives on

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IOWA CITY — On the surface, Monday’s official reinstatement of the University of Iowa women’s swimming and diving program seemed like a feel-good end to a story filled with turmoil and uncertainty. In reality, the scars are deep and the fight seems far from over. Iowa athletic director ...

Gaels ousted in district opener

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BRITT — A slow start proved costly for the St. Edmond boys here Monday night, as they were knocked out of the postseason with a 45-35 loss to homestanding West Hancock. The Eagles (12-11 overall) used a 15-0 run through the latter stages of the second quarter and into the third to secure ...