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The Marching Pride of Oskaloosa in tight competition in Class 3A

The Marching Pride of Oskaloosa in tight competition in Class 3A (submitted image)

The Oskaloosa Marching Pride enjoyed a picture-perfect marching weekend Saturday, October 11, 2014 at Valley Stadium in West Des Moines. The band competed in ValleyFest for the day show and Showdown for the evening show. For ValleyFest the Marching Pride took 4th place in Class 3A out of 11 bands, and received the Class 3A […]

E.B.F.H.S. Marching Band Wins at Valleyfest! 20th Year in a Row!

E.B.F.H.S. Marching Band Wins at Valleyfest!
20th Year in a Row!

The Eddyville Blakesburg Fremont Marching Band had a very exciting day Saturday as the band placed 1st in the Valleyfest and Showdown Competitions in West Des Moines. EBF won the Valleyfest 2A competition with a score of 56.1, 7 points ahead of their rival, North Polk. Eddyville Blakesburg Fremont also won the Outstanding Marching and […]

Penalties Cost Indians In Norwalk Match-up

The Oskaloosa Indians fell to Norwalk 38-13. The Indians are now 1-6 on the season.

Norwalk, Iowa – The Oskaloosa Indians football team season has been one that tests each player and their resolve. The 1-6 Indians have played and look better than their record may indicate, but have been plagued by penalties that have cost the team. Oskaloosa Indians Head Football Coach Mike Sterner talked about the penalty situation. […]

The Marching Pride of Oskaloosa has another strong weekend in competition

The Oskaloosa Marching Pride.

The Oskaloosa Marching Pride battled through a cold and blustery day Saturday, October 4, 2014. A double competition day in the wintery weather tested the strength and determination of the band. For the first competition of the day the Oskaloosa Marching Pride traveled to Prairie High School by Cedar Rapids, IA to compete against six […]

E.B.F.H.S. BAND WINS OVERALL TROPHY AT BLOOMFIELD

Eddyville Blakesburg Fremont High School Marching Band placed 1st in overall competition with a score of 80.7 at the Davis County Marching Band Contest in Bloomfield

On October 4th, the Eddyville Blakesburg Fremont High School Marching Band placed 1st in overall competition with a score of 80.7 at the Davis County Marching Band Contest in Bloomfield. EBF was nine points ahead of the closest competitor. In addition to placing first overall, the band also received the 2A Outstanding Drumline, and Drum […]

Indians Taken By The Tigers

The Oskaloosa Indians came up short against the Grinnell Tigers during their match-up Friday, October 3, 2014. (photo by Denis Currier/Oskaloosa News)

Grinnell, Iowa – The Oskaloosa Indians took on the Grinnell Tigers in Grinnell on October 3rd. The Tigers were riding high on homecoming energy and the Indians looked to spoil the fun. A slippery night on the field caused some issues for the Indians, and Oskaloosa Head Coach Mike Sterner said that both the offense […]

The Marching Pride of Oskaloosa takes the field in competition

The Oskaloosa Marching Pride.

The Oskaloosa Marching Pride came out of the gate strong during their first weekend in competition. Their first competition of the season started at the Lin-Mar Marching Invitational in Cedar Rapids on Saturday, September 27, 2014. The band finished 4th out of 10 bands with a score of 72.0. Competition at the 3A level is […]

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 […]

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