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Oskaloosa Takes Third at State, Breaks Record for Wins

by Wade Steinlage A second-straight state title was not to be, but the Oskaloosa Indian softball team still produced a plethora of memorable moments last week as it closed out its 2017 season with a third-place finish. Fourth-seeded Oskaloosa (31-13) opened its title defense with a 3-2 (8 innings) win over #5 seed Mount Pleasant […]

Indians State Bound for First Time in Two Decades

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian baseball team is going dancing at state after a pair of late-inning rallies last week. For the first time since 1998 and just the second time in program history, Oskaloosa (28-13) has qualified for the state tournament. The Indians claimed the Class 3A District 12 title Monday with a […]

E-B-F Claims Heart-Breaking Runner-Up Trophy

by Wade Steinlage Just three outs away from its first-ever state title, the Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Rocket softball team was stunned as it was relegated to runner-up in Class 2A last week. The Rockets (32-8) began state competition Monday with a 7-2 win over #3 seed Waterloo Columbus. The #6 seed then took down #2 seed Interstate […]

Indians Advance to District Final

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian baseball team is one step away from playing for a berth to state. Oskaloosa (26-13) ended the regular season last Tuesday with a 7-2 win over Fairfield and then began postseason action with a 13-3 victory (six innings) over Chariton in the district semifinal. The Indians will now meet […]

Indians Look to Defend State Crown

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian softball team has accomplished one goal and now defense of its state crown is all that is left on the 2017 checklist. #5 Oskaloosa (29-12) defeated #7 Burlington in the Class 4A Region 5 final to return to Fort Dodge for the state tournament. The Indians will open their […]

Upset Leads E-B-F to State Berth

by Wade Steinlage The Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Rocket softball team took down one of the state’s best teams on the road to advance to this week’s state tournament. E-B-F (30-8), ranked #9 in Class 2A, had to hit the highway last Monday, but brought with it its ‘A’ game in a 4-1 victory over #4 Pella Christian […]

Indians End Regular Season, Advance with Regional Semi Win

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian softball team capped a solid regular season with a big league win and then gave itself a chance to make a return trip to state. Two weekends ago, Class 4A #5 Oskaloosa (27-12, 13-8 LHC) competed at the Iowa City West Tournament. On Friday, OHS fell to Class 5A […]

Indians Go 4-1 in Final Full Week of 2017

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian baseball team was nearly perfect last week and will look to use that momentum for a big postseason push. Oskaloosa (24-13, 14-6 LHC) opened the week with a 10-2 win over Washington Monday. On Wednesday, the squad split with Carlisle, winning 6-2 and falling 3-0. The Indians concluded Little […]

E-B-F One Win From State

by Wade Steinlage The Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Rocket softball team is on the doorstep and just needs one big win to accomplish its goal of a state tournament berth. E-B-F, ranked #9 in Class 2A, rolled over its first two postseason opponents in Region 6. The Rockets defeated Van Buren 5-1 in Wednesday’s opening round before shutting […]

Oskaloosa Notches Three Wins in Final Full Week

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian softball team rolled to a perfect week as it prepares for postseason play. Oskaloosa (25-9, 12-8 LHC) opened the week with a sweep of Pella Monday, winning 3-1 and 14-4. The Indians then defeated Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont 9-1 on Tuesday. Oskaloosa 3, Pella 1 OHS plated all three of its runs […]

       

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