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E.B.F.H.S Marching Band Wins at Pella

The Eddyville Blakesburg Fremont Marching Band had a great day in Pella. (submitted photo)

The Eddyville Blakesburg Fremont Marching Band had a great day in Pella Saturday as they outscored a total of 10 other bands at the Marching Dutch Invitational. The band placed 1st in class 2A with a score of 68.0 five points ahead of rival North Polk. EBF also won the Outstanding Drumlne and Color Guard […]

Chargers Spoil Indians Homecoming

Sr. Max Johnson takes off on his second kick-off return for a touchdown on Friday. His first was called back due to a penalty.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Chariton Chargers have been on a roll this year, but questions swirled if their recent stumble would play a factor on Friday night. The Indians were fresh off a road victory, and carried that momentum all week. Homecoming is always an emotional game, with a week filled with events, pep rally […]

Oskaloosa Claims First Season Win On The Road

Nate Van Veldhuizen finds his way back to the end-zone for Oskaloosa on Friday night as he helped lead the Indians to their first win of the season over Saydel 44-30

Oskaloosa, Iowa – There was a collective sigh of relief Friday night as the Oskaloosa Indians football team lost that proverbial monkey off their back. The Indians played spoiler to the Saydel Eagles on their homecoming night with a final score of 44-30. Oskaloosa Head Coach Mike Sterner talked about the team effort shortly after […]

Top Ranked Pella Rolls Over Oskaloosa

Bennett Spry is brought down by a a group of Pella Dutch on Friday night at the Lacey Stadium.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – It was the season’s first truly cold day, but the Pella Dutch remained red hot on the field as they rolled past the Oskaloosa Indians 61-6 Friday night at Lacey Stadium. I asked Oskaloosa Head Football Coach Mike Sterner if the score was somewhat expected going against the top ranked team in […]

Oskaloosa Falls To Ottumwa 27-13

Oskaloosa QB Joe Sterner looks down field as the Ottumwa defense moves in.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – It was a rivalry renewal almost 2 decades in the making when Ottumwa traveled to Oskaloosa on Friday night. With the 27-13 loss to the Ottumwa Bulldogs Friday night, the now 0-2 Indians will be hosting a strong Pella team this coming Friday. “Not fun to lose to those people,” said Oskaloosa […]

Oskaloosa Homecoming Information‏ 2014

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Oskaloosa, Iowa – It is that time of the year again. Students are settling back into the swing of things at school while fall sports are beginning their seasons. The weather will be cooling down, but our football team is just warming up as we prepare to “Dodge the Chargers.” Homecoming week, September 22nd through […]

Indians Drop Season Opener On The Road

#47 Nate Van Veldhuizen takes off on portion of his 164 yards of rushing Friday night.

Winterset, Iowa – The Oskaloosa Indians Football team made the trek west of I-35 in search of a season opening win. After leading most of the game, a late score by Winterset, coupled with the PAT, sealed the win for the Winterset Huskies 15-14 over the Indians in a non-conference match-up. “We knew that it […]

Osky Boys Start Playoff Run With Victory.

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by Matt Saville The Osky boys baseball team was looking for a fresh start, as the last couple weeks of the regular season were a disappointment. They kept coming up on the short end of the contest during those games, but they were hoping that the state tournament would wake them up. It did just […]

Osky Girls Make State For First Time In School History

The Oskaloosa Indians Softball Team qualified for their first ever appearance at the state tournament.

by Matt Saville For the Osky girls softball team, the last two weeks of the regular season were something they would just as soon forget. Well, that’s exactly what they did as they began the State Playoff’s Monday night, at home, against longtime rival Pella. The girls came away with a 5-2 victory to advance […]

Indians Start Strong Fizzle Out To End Week

Oskaloosa Indians Senior Pitcher Travis Gile helps lead Oskaloosa to a victory over Washington on Senior Night.

by Matt Saville Monday night Oskaloosa did something it hadn’t done all season, and that was win the opening game of a double header. They beat Norwalk 5-2 behind the right arm of senior Nick Rutledge. The second game was called in the 4th inning, with Norwalk leading 1-0, because of weather. That game would […]

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