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PELLA — After handing No. 9 (4A) Norwalk their only loss of the campaign thus far, Pella was eying for another win over the defending 3A champs on Friday but the Warriors were able to top the Dutch 6-2 in the Little Hawkeye Conference showdown.

PELLA — Pella boys track and field head coach Brent Van Hauen was chosen as the Class 3A Boys Coach of the Year recently by the Iowa High School Track and Field Coaches Association.

OSKALOOSA — Oskaloosa rolled over the Newton Cardinals as they picked up the home win on Friday night 9-1.

KNOXVILLE — Kerry Madsen followed his car owner, Tony Stewart, as a winner Saturday night at the Knoxville Raceway. Stewart had won the Camping World Superstar Racing Experience (SRX) presented by Xtream powered by Mediacom main event earlier in the night. The St. Mary’s, New South Wales, Au…

OSKALOOSA — It was not an easy win for the Oskaloosa Indian Softball team when the Cardinals of Newton paid a visit Friday night for a Little Hawkeye Conference clash. There were a number of walks and errors that kept the pressure on the Indians but pitcher, Faith DeRonde, escaped more jams …

KNOXVILLE — Tony Stewart has spent more time than most car owners in Victory Lane at Knoxville Raceway, but Saturday night it was his turn to visit as a driver. The Columbus, Indiana native won against a star-studded Camping World Superstar Racing Experience (SRX) field. National Sprint Car …

KNOXVILLE — A thrilling quartet of races greeted Knoxville Raceway fans Friday night as four different drivers celebrated victory. Jamie Ball won is ninth career feature in the 360 class after starting tenth, and executing a late race pass. In a make-up feature from May 15, Carson McCarl mad…

EUGENE, Ore. — Holding their own against some of the best decathletes in the world, Central College graduates Will Daniels and Kurtis Brondyke competed at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials over the week.

NORTH ENGLISH – North Mahaska used the long ball to pick up a pair of key South Iowa Cedar League baseball games this past week. Nash Smith hit one in a 6-5 victory over Keota on Wednesday, and Sam Terpstra hit two and drove in six runs in a 17-0 romp past English Valleys.

NEW SHARON – North Mahaska’s softball team continued its hard hitting and using the long ball at its round-robin invitational Saturday. Junior Breanna Fogle hit a homerun in each game and freshman Colby Sampson ripped another as the Warhawks toped Pleasantville, 6-3 then fell to Twin Cedars 5-3.

NORTH ENGLISH – North Mahaska senior Madison McKay helped her team on both sides of the softball Friday tossing a one-hitter and hitting a solo homerun as the Warhawks won 2-0. NM pounded out eight hits in the game and had 13 baserunners but left many on the bases.

OSKALOOSA — The William Penn University Athletics Booster Club has announced the recipients of the May Player of the Month laurels.

KNOXVILLE — The Knoxville Panthers welcomed cross county rival, Pella Christian to the Panther Den Thursday night and after spotting the Eagles a 1-0 lead after one inning, the Panther bats came to life. 10 Panther hits solidified the offense and six runs went on the board.

PELLA — The Central College football team is attracting some preseason attention as the Dutch are ranked No. 11 in the NCAA Division III in Lindy’s National College Football Magazine.

PLEASANTVILLE — It was not always baseball in its purest form when the Knoxville Panthers tangled with the Trojans at Pleasantville Wednesday night, but it was baseball at its unpredictable best.

OSKALOOSA — Bridgemark Insurance hosted School Staff Night at the races at the Southern Iowa Speedway on Wednesday night. The car count continues to grow as the season progresses and the action continues to be hotly contested.

OSKALOOSA — Nik Rule has been recognized for his tireless efforts as the head of the William Penn Athletics Department as he was named Heart of America Athletic Conference Athletic Director of the Year.

EUGENE, OREGON — Will Daniels ’19 and Kurtis Brondyke ’11 will be in the men’s decathlon field this weekend at the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Track and Field Trials, vying for a spot at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics later this summer.

NEW SHARON – North Mahaska did not have to use the long ball Wednesday in its South Iowa Cedar League softball game. The Warhawks have been hitting home runs with regularity but, Wednesday they used 11 hits and took advantage of two Keota errors to post a 10-0 five-inning victory.

KNOXVILLE — The runs were plentiful and strikes were at a premium in Tuesday’s non-conference matchup between Knoxville and Bondurant-Farrar. The two teams combined for 15 hits and 18 walks as there was a lot of traffic on the bases that resulted in an 18-8 win in six innings for the Panthers.

PELLA — The Pella Lady Dutch could not keep up with the bats of the Panthers on Tuesday as they would fall at home 13-0 in four innings.

EDDYVILLE — The Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Rockets welcomed the Greyhounds of Burlington to town Tuesday night and hammered four home runs in a doubleheader sweep of the Hounds 7-3 and 7-0. The Rockets used strong pitching by a pair of youngsters, quality defense and hot sticks to subdue a…

EDDYVILLE — The Indians from Clarke County paid a visit to Eddyville Monday night to take on the EBF Rockets in a key South Central Conference twin bill. The Rockets were in need of a pair of wins to keep pace with league leading Centerville and got a win in game one, but in game two the Ind…

PELLA — Crosstown rivals met on the softball diamond on Monday night in the battle of tulip town between Pella Christian and Pella with Eagles striking early on their way to a 7-0 shutout win over the Lady Dutch.

PELLA — Pella Christian came out hot and was able to hold off a late push by the Pella Dutch to win 6-4. The Eagles had to hold off the Dutch’s offense for most of the game as Pella would out hit them 8-7 on the night.

PELLA — The Iowa High School Soccer Coaches Association (IHSSCA) recently released their all-state boys soccer teams with three Dutch earning honors.

PELLA — Last year when Oskaloosa made the trip to Eagle Lane they came away with a split after winning game one big only to surrender a five-run lead in the seventh to drop game two after Faith DeRonde threw the ball into the dugout when trying to get a new one before time was granted which …

OSKALOOSA — The Oskaloosa boys basketball team is hosting a free boys basketball camp next week from June 21-24 at Oskaloosa High School.

PELLA CHRISTIAN - Pella Christian came out swinging right out of the gate last Friday night as they took both games of a doubleheader against the Oskaloosa Indians.

NEW SHARON – North Mahaska’s baseball teams picked up two more wins this past week in South Iowa Cedar League play. The Warhawks topped HLV 8-3, then defeated Iowa Valley 7-1. NM finds themselves in fourth place in the league standings.

NEW SHARON – North Mahaska baseball coach Kevin Kelderman and Sigourney’s Lee Crawford have met on the field many times over the past 19 years. The two “adversaries” have very competitive teams. North Mahaska holds a 12-10 edge in games according to Varsity Bound, the official stat site for …

NORTH MAHASKA - North Mahaska softballers had their busiest week of the season playing five games in five days including facing three state ranked teams. They finished the week 2-3 but hit the ball well. They ripped HLV Monday 16-1 then lost in the seventh to No. 5 in Class 3A Eddyville-Blak…

KNOXVILLE – Carson Macedo pulled off a sweep of the Brownell’s Big Guns Bash weekend featuring the NOS Energy Drink World of Outlaws at Knoxville Raceway. Saturday night, the Lemoore, California native used a last lap pass of Kerry Madsen to claim the win worth $10,000 aboard the Jason Johns…

KNOXVILLE – Carson Macedo’s first 410 win at the Knoxville Raceway was a big one as he took the $10,000 win on the first night of the Brownell’s Big Guns Bash featuring the NOS Energy Drink World of Outlaws Friday night. The Lemoore, Calfornia native’s win came aboard the Jason Johnson Racin…

BOONE — For the first time since 2004, the Iowa High School Athletic Association’s (IAHSAA) summer baseball championships will be played at two separate sites.

OSKALOOSA — William Penn University Athletics Director Nik Rule is proud to announce the hiring of Katelyn Sherman as the new Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach.

OSKALOOSA — The William Penn athletics department was in the mix all year, finishing in a solid position as the final 2020-2021 Heart of America Athletic Conference Commissioner's Cup standings were released Wednesday.

OSKALOOSA — Another warmish night of baseball was in store on Wednesday with a pair of Little Hawkeye Conference foes clashing. Indianola struck early and often on their way to a 12-1 win over Oskaloosa in five innings.

PELLA — Pella erased a slow start to come back and earn a 3-2 victory over Dallas Center-Grimes and keep their six-game winning streak alive.

OSKALOOSA — A very warm, sultry night greeted fans at the Southern Iowa Speedway on Kraig Ford & Kraig Chevrolet Memorial Night at the races on Wednesday night at the Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa.

VICTOR – North Mahaska had the long ball flying Monday when the softball team took on HLV at Victor in South Iowa Cedar League play. The Warhawks sent five homeruns over the fence with junior Zoe Deucore hitting two of them in a 16-1 victory.

PELLA — It was a pitcher’s night in Pella on Tuesday in a non-conference matchup between the Dutch and South Tama. Pella would extend their current win streak to five games after downing the Trojans, 4-0.

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