Category archives for: Local Sports

Rain, Rain Go Away; We’d Like to Play Softball Today

Rainy weekend at Lacey Recreation Complex (submitted photo)

A very rainy day at the Lacey Recreation Complex for MCRF’s first time “Swing Into Spring” tournament! MCRF hosted a fund raiser tournament at the complex on Saturday and Sunday April 30-May 1. For Saturday, the games were canceled before they began but some games were made up on Sunday. The tournament ran for only […]

Youth Sports Underway At The Lacey Complex

Youth sports is underway at the Lacey Complex. (submitted photo)

Lacey Recreation Complex was packed with eager youth and anxious family and friends ready to cheer their team on! Local USSSA team, Sweet Heat, hosted the Spring Fever Frenzy at the 5-plex bringing in over 50 teams to the Oskaloosa area. In addition to all the softball action, Babe Ruth hosted two double headers while […]

Evans, Carter, VanDerWal, Ulin and Thornton Take Opening Night Wins at Southern Iowa Speedway

Southern Iowa Speedway Racing Action.

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (April 13th, 2016) – Wednesday Night at the Southern Iowa Speedway, drivers were treated to a get in free night and 64 cars checked in to tame the monster half mile for the first track points night. The sky was beautiful and clear skies compared to the cloudy skies the […]

Oskaloosa Alumni Play Soccer at the Stadium at Lacey Recreation Complex

Alumni Soccer

Oskaloosa past players got together Saturday before Easter, a tradition that began in 2015, for the 2nd annual Alumni soccer game at the Stadium at Lacey Complex. Greg Walter, current coach of Oskaloosa High Schools Boys Soccer said that it is a fundraiser that started last year when he coached the high school girls and […]

Babe Ruth Ball Season Off and Running

Sr. Babe Ruth 2016 (file photo)

Sr. Babe Ruth is officially underway; the ball players and Babe Ruth fans have returned for another season to the Lacey Recreation Complex! Oskaloosa Maroon began the season in a double header March 23rd and again Sunday April 3rd. Good kick off for the season despite the cool weather. The next home game for is […]

Brown Takes A Thriller at Night One Frostbuster

21K Kyle Brown (State Center) took home the

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (March 30th, 2016) – With the unpredictability of mother nature many wondered if the Southern Iowa Speedway was going to open the Frostbuster Series. Mother Nature never dropped any liquid sunshine at the race track so racing was ran and there was excitement and wild races. The official car count […]

Oskaloosa 8th Grade Basketball Team Win’s USSSA State

Pictured from L-R Front Row: Reece Sarver, Walker Newman, Tyler Miller
Second Row:  Colton Butler, Iszac Schultz, Noah Van Veldhuizen 
Third Row: Xavier Foster

Des Moines- The Oskaloosa eighth-grade boys basketball team finished the season in Des Moines at the USSSA State Basketball Championships. The first game of pool play was against the Iowa Wolves team from Ames and the Indians came out on top with a score of 59-31. The second pool game was against West Des Moines […]

Youth Sports Registrations held at the Lacey Recreation Complex

Babe Ruth Sign-Ups

Spring Sports are just around the corner and we are gearing up! Saturday, February 6th the Oskaloosa Babe Ruth organizations held registration for Osky Babe Ruth and Senior Babe Ruth. The Saturday before, January 30th, the Mahaska County Soccer Club held registration for youth soccer . The registrations were held in the MCRF meeting room […]

Central takes two victories at Iowa Conference Duals

Central College

PELLA— A dramatic come from behind victory over the University of Dubuque was the highlight of Saturday’s Iowa Conference Duals for the Central College wrestling team as the Dutch picked up two crucial conference wins. Central also rolled to a 44-9 victory over Buena Vista in the first match of the day before succumbing to […]

Osky 6th Grade Boys Claim Championship

Back row L to R; Landon Hunolt, Charlie North, Reuben Van Veldhuizen, Colin, Snitker, David Nelson
Front row L to R; Donivan Tighe, Caden Kelderman, Marcus Fresquez, William Schultz
The team is coached by Brandon Schultz and Scott Van Veldhuizen

by Scott Van Veldhuizen The Oskaloosa Indian 6th grade boys went 3-0 and claimed the championship at the Mid-December Shootout hosted by Oskaloosa Storm baseball and held in Oskaloosa on December 12. The Indians won their first game over Pella 49-30. The Indians got off to a fast start making several shots and scoring on […]


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