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Robotics Club prepares for Super Regionals
By DUANE NOLLEN The Oskaloosa Herald OSKALOOSA -- The Oskaloosa High School Robotics Club is getting ready for the Super Regionals contest in April to test their engineering mettle. The club's Team 4443 -- The Sock Monkeys -- is headed to the contestContinued ...
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OHS History Bowl team crowned JV champs
OSKALOOSA -- Oskaloosa High School sent a Junior Varsity team to the Regional National History Bowl that was held in Sigourney on Saturday and the team came home champions. It was the first time that Oskaloosa had competed in this event. High schoContinued ...
OSKALOOSA — A lot has changed over the years for tattoo artists. But the challenge of getting a good image onto his clients' skin keeps Alan Munger focused.Continued ...
Maple Syrup Festival moves indoors
OSKALOOSA -- It's been too cold for sap to run from maple trees, but that did not stop the Mahaska County Conservation Board from having an indoor Maple Syrup Festival Friday evening. "This time last year we were done" tapping maple trees, MCCB NaturContinued ...
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In a tearful statement that went viral this week, Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway announced that he would not defend his state's ban on gay marriage in court. Conway made the announcement after a federal judge ruled that Kentucky must recognize same sex marriages performed in other states. However, Gov. Steve Beshear said he will hire private attorneys to appeal the judge's order.Continued ...
Staples to close 225 stores as online competition hurts sales
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VIDEO: A panoramic view from atop One World Trade Center
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5 memorable college hoops tourney buzzer beaters
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Opening opponents announced for William Penn wrestlers
The NAIA has released its official brackets for this weekend’s 57th Annual National Championships and the first-round opponents for the four Statesmen qualifiers should make for competitive matches.
Swimmers collect medals at state meet
The Oskaloosa YMCA swimmers enjoyed a great weekend swimming at the state meet.
Surge sends Penn back to nationals
William Penn men's basketball team will be making another appearance at the NAIA NAtional Tournament next week.Continued ...
The man behind the microphone
One of the best-known Statesmen is not known for his playing ability, but for his voice.Continued ...
Keota's inside game too much for Warhawks
Keota has nearly cruised through the South Iowa Cedar League and continued that run on the Class 1A regional tournament Friday.Continued ...
Rockets claim 4 state titles; earn team crown
Saturday night was a perfect night for the Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont wrestling team.
The Rockets had four wrestlers going for a state title and all of them came through in a big way.
Jeren Glosser (138 pounds), Blake Marolf (145), Tucker Black (152) and Tyler Foubert (160) wrestled their way to state titles to help Coach Brett Little claim Class 1A Coach of the Year honors.
Foubert recorded a reversal and a three-point near-fall in the final 23 seconds to get a major decision in his match with Kallan Schmelzer of Southwest Valley thata gave the Rockets a 5-point lead on Alburnett for the team title..
Alburnett's Dylan Windfield was pinned by Dale Hilleman of West Marshall, thus awaerding the state title to the Rockets.
Here's how The Herald area wrestlers fared Saturday
120 — Kyle Briggs, Cedar Rapids Jeferson, dec. Skylar DeJong, Oskaloosa, 5-3, in seventh-place match. Finished 34-11 and in eighth place.
182 — Sam Cook, Fort Dodge, dec. Mason Wisse, Oskaloosa, 4-0, in consolation semifinal Saturday. Wisse pinned Calvin Buchanan, Sioux City East :37 in fifth-place match. Finished 39-4 and in fifth place.
138 — Jeren Glosser, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont dec. Travis Cole, Highland Riverside, 6-2 in final. Finished 49-1 and is state champion.
145 — Blake Marolf, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont, dec. Bryce Paul, Alburnett, 7-1 in final. Finished 38-2 and is state champion
152 — Tucker Black, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont, dec. Noah Irons, Lake Mills, 4-2 in final Saturday. Finished 44-3 and is state champion.
160 — Tyler Foubert, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont, maj. dec. Kailan Schmelzer, Southwest Valley, 14-3 in final. Finished 42-4 and is state champion
170 — Gavin Gremmel, Clarinda Academy, maj. dec. Dillon Pigsley, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont, 14-2 in consolation semifinal; Ryan Hageman, South Winneshiek, dec. Pigsley, 4-3 in fifth-place match. Finished 37-9 and in sixth place.Continued ...
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