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Four First Time Winners and Mechanic Races Headlined Yaw’s Auto Salvage Night at SIS

Racing action from the Southern Iowa Speedway on Wednesday night.

by Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (August 3rd, 2016) – Its been one month since the Southern Iowa Speedway saw racing action during the first night of the stock car shootout but Wednesday Night, there was some racing again. Yaw’s Auto Salvage of Des Moines was the nights sponsor wth 58 cars signed in to tame […]

Iowa Youth Named Fittest On Earth at 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games

Vincent Ramirez returned to Oskaloosa after winning at the Crossfit Games this past week. (photo by Wendy Van Roekel)

In his second Games appearance, Vincent Ramirez takes first in the world among 14 to 15 year old boys Jul 23, 2016 Oskaloosa (Iowa) youth athlete Vincent Ramirez won four first-place finishes out of seven events in the Teenage Boys 14 to 15 age group in the 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games in Los Angeles, Calif., […]

Osky Boys have eye on Principal Park

The Oskaloosa Indians baseball team claimed victory over Williamsburg on Monday night.

The team is one win away from playing in the state tournament held at Principal Park. Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Oskaloosa Indians overcame a big inning by Williamsburg to advance to the substate final on Wednesday night, where the Indians will take on Pella. Oskaloosa Head Coach, Clint Gingerich spoke about the team’s effort on […]

Murty, Griffiths, Flander and VanDusen Top Points After Night One of Shootout

Southern Iowa Speedway Racing Action.

by Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (July 5th, 2016) – Tuesday Night was the first of two nights of the 21st Annual Budweiser and Musco Lighting IMCA Stock Car Shootout at the Southern Iowa Speedway. Stock Cars, SportMods, Hobby Stocks and Sport Compacts each ran two sets of heats earning points with the lowest score the […]

Hughes Takes First Win at Osky

1V Curtis VanDerWal

by Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (June 29th, 2016) – Wednesday Night was the final tune up for the 21st Annual Budweiser Stock Cars Shootout and the both the Hobby Stocks and Stock Cars did not disappoint the fans in attendance. 49 cars checked in to tame the monster half mile. Cody VanDusen (IMCA Sport Compacts), […]

Brayton Carter Wins Dave Lowry Memorial at Osky

Southern Iowa Speedway Racing Action.

by Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (June 22nd, 2016) – Wednesday night was the annual Dave Lowry Memorial race sponsored by Monte Motor Parts and Nutz Graphics & Signs. Community 1st Credit Union also sponsored the night as they were handing out many items to drivers and fans in attendance. Even the youngters got to have […]

Season Ending County Little League Tournament at Lacey Recreation Complex

Little League wrapped up another year at the Lacey Complex (submitted photo)

The Mahaska County Little League wrapped up the season with a championship tournament on Monday evening at the Lacey Recreation Complex in Oskaloosa. Season ending winners from all over the county took home trophies as near 500 spectators came to watch the competition and cheer their favorites. “The crowd was excited, the games were well […]

Rounding out the Spring Season at Lacey

OHS Softball (submitted photo)

Spring is coming to a close and the heat is a great indicator that summer is just around the corner. Oskaloosa High School hosted the Indian Classic at the 5-plex and Babe Ruth held the season ending tournament at Kentfield Fields. The parking lot was full, the umbrellas and tents filled the complex with shade […]

Paul Claims First In Osky on Community 1st Credit Union Night

Southern Iowa Speedway Racing Action.

by Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (June 15th, 2016) – Another Hot Summer Night brought some hot racing action at the Southern Iowa Speedway on Wednesday Night. 48 race teams checked in to tame the monster half mile. Austin Paul Claims first win in the IMCA SportMods, meanwhile Cayden Carter (IMCA Stock Cars), Colt Mather (IMCA […]

HOT! Hot! Hot! Baseball at the Lacey Recreation Complex

Boys USSSA at the Lacey Recreation Complex

Despite the very hot weather over the weekend , there were still over 1000 spectators watching youth boys USSSA at the Lacey Recreation Complex . Teams from the all around the region joined in a spirited competition from U8 to U14. Oskaloosa Lightning in the 9U division took home the silver. Champions were as follows: […]


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