Title run

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The Fort Dodge girls are coming together as a team. Five returning letterwinners earned medals at the Fort Dodge Invitational, three better than last season. Sophomore Mariaha Benedict climbed to the top of the podium, grabbing the 135-pound title, a year after finishing as runner ...

Girl Power

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Behind another gold medal performance by Malyn Davis, the Algona girls secured a third place finish here Friday night at the Fort Dodge Invitational. Davis, a junior, repeated as an individual champion, with the Bulldogs scoring a second, three thirds and two fourths. Humboldt was fourth ...

Dodgers come up big on the road

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MARSHALLTOWN — A night after coming up short vs. Humboldt, the Fort Dodge girls bounced back in a big way here Friday. The Dodgers led early and often against the Bobcats, coasting to a 59-34 victory. LJ Maehl and Meah McCaleb each recorded double-doubles for Fort Dodge, as three players ...

Dodgers host Miller Invitational

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The third-ranked Fort Dodge wrestling team is nearing the end of the first part of their season. With two more stops in 2023, the Dodgers will wrap up their home portion of their schedule with the 49th annual Don Miller Invitational. The Dodgers will be joined by Messenger-area schools ...

Egli, Northwestern play for title

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ORANGE CITY — Fort Dodge Senior High graduate Ben Egli has played a pivotal role in the rebirth of Northwestern College as an NAIA football power. On Monday night, Egli and his Raider teammates will attempt to defend their national championship in a rematch with No. 3 Keiser University of ...

FD boys fall to Bobcats

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MARSHALLTOWN — The Fort Dodge boys were unable to overcome a slow start here Friday night, falling to Marshalltown, 62-45. Cade Westerhoff had a game-high 22 points to lead the Dodgers (0-7 overall, 0-3 in Iowa Alliance North), with Carter Woodruff and Hayden Zuspann each adding six. For ...