The eyes of the Iowa sports world are on Fort Dodge this week as the Girls State Softball Tournament kicks off today. Class 1A's Janesville and Akron-Westfield will kick things off from Harlan Rogers Park at 11:00 this morning, and all 1st round games in Classes 1A and 2A are scheduled for today. This year's field includes 8 teams making their first state tournament appearance, as well as four teams looking to defend their 2012 state championships. The host St. Edmond Gaels are making their fourth state tournament appearance, and will open with Ridgeview at 5:00 this evening. You can hear the Gaels all tournament long on Sunny 99.7.