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Mahaska County YMCA Dolphins Compete At Sectionals

Mahaska County YMCA Dolphins

The Mahaska County YMCA Dolphins traveled to Indianola to swim at the Sectional Swim meet. A swimmer has to choose which 3 individual races they want to try to qualify to swim at the state swim meet and they must meet the state qualifying times at this one meet in order to get the chance […]

YMCA Dolphins Host Final Meet For The Season

The Mahaska County YMCA Dolphins hosted their last meet of the season and it was their last regular season meet of the year as well. The Dolphins showed notice that it was their pool and they were ready for this meet by earning 52 first place finishes during the day and another 45 top 3 […]


Front Row L TO R: Donavon King, Parker Lewis, Braxton George... .Back Row....Payton Bandy, Tyson Breuklander (submitted photo)

The Oskaloosa Youth Wrestling Club sent 11 wrestlers to the AAU District 6 Tournament held at Washington High School on Sunday and five qualified for the AAU Kids State Tournament. Tyson Breuklander was Champion in the 7th-8th grade 189 pound bracket, Payton Bandy finished 2nd in the 7th-8th grade 160 pound bracket, Braxton George finished […]

YMCA Dolphins Show Well At Waukee

Mahaska County YMCA Dolphins

The Mahaska County YMCA Dolphins went to Waukee to go against some of the best swimmers in the state and came away with a good feeling after the meet was over. The Dolphins collected 9 first place finishes and another 11 second and third place finishes during the meet. During the day they also recorded […]

Mahaska County YMCA Hosts Second Swim Meet

Mahaska County YMCA Dolphins

The Mahaska County YMCA hosted its second swim meet of the year and the Dolphins were up to the task. There were over 200 kids swimming from multiple towns on the day and the Dolphins were able to earn 78 top 3 finishes during the meet. While placing well is great, the most important goal […]

Lady Statesmen Take the Turf

William Penn Softball gets some time on the turf, enjoying the spring like weather in January.

Spring has not sprung, but that is not keeping the William Penn University students contained to indoor facilities. The softball team visited the stadium at the Lacey Recreation Complex twice this past week prepared with layers of clothing, but after a few minutes of warm up exercises the team was already starting to take off […]

Mahaska YMCA Dolphins Host First Swim Meet Of 2015

Claire F., Lindsey, Brittany, Sofia, Marta, Claire K., Veronica, Vivian, Jack, Nick, Carter, Carson, and Jarod enjoying time together while waiting for their next race to be called.

The Mahaska County YMCA Dolphins hosted their first swim meet of the season on January 17th against Marshalltown, Centerville, and Des Moines. Riverfront YMCA’s and it was a great meet by the host team. The Dolphins came away with 85 top 3 finishes and 79 personal best times as this Dolphin team took full advantage […]

Oskaloosa 7th Grade AAU Team Wins School Team Showdown in Des Moines

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

The 7th grade boys played in a two day showdown to bring home the 1st place finish in the Platinum bracket. The first game of pool play was against the Des Moines Metro Stars. The final score was 48-13. The second pool game was against ADM Tigers with a final score of 58-24. This effort […]

Mahaska County YMCA Dolphins Continue Competitive Season

Mahaska County YMCA Dolphins

The Mahaska County YMCA Dolphins traveled to Des Moines to race against Indianola and the Walnut Creek YMCA’s on January 10th and posted some great results. The Oskaloosa Dolphins came away with 66 personal best times and they were able to finish in the top 3 places 44 times throughout the day. Earning first place […]


First place winners of the local Elks Hoop Shoot held in Oskaloosa Saturday, Jan. 3, were: (from left) Maddux Asham of Oskaloosa, Colby Sampson of North Mahaska, Bo Schmidt of Sigourney, Aubree Blanco of Oskaloosa, Nicholas Pfalsgraf of Oskaloosa Christian, and Sidney Morse of Sigourney.

OSKALOOSA — Three boys and three girls, ages 8 to 13, won the first round of competition in the Elks Hoops Shoot free throw contest sponsored by Oskaloosa Elks Lodge 340 at Oskaloosa High School on Saturday, Jan. 3. First and second place trophies were awarded to one boy and one girl in each of […]

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