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Oskaloosa Blaze Place Second At World Series

The Oskaloosa Blaze recently competed in the 12 usssa World Series held in Kansas City Mo.  There were over 50 teams quallified in their 12u bracket.  Blaze defeated teams from Iowa,Missouri,Nebraska,Arkansas,and Kansas.   Blaze was defeated by the Oklahoma Power Cats with the final score of 2-1. Placing blaze 2nd at the World Series.  Oskaloosa Blaze gave up 19 runs while  scoring 33 runs  Giving them a record or 6 wins and 2 loses.for the 2014 Kansas City Mo.  World Series.  Team members are from left to right. back row. Coach Ben Moorman,Megan Moorman, Emma  Deucore,  Taylor Wills,  Marleigh Denburger,  Chloe Bossard,  Ashlee Smith, Coaches Jamie Bossard, Garrett Deucore.  Front row,left Nikki Parlet,  Reace Thomas, Lauren Trainer, Ava Vande Wall, and  Emily Richmond.

The Oskaloosa Blaze recently competed in the 12 usssa World Series held in Kansas City Mo. There were over 50 teams qualified in their 12u bracket. Blaze defeated teams from Iowa,Missouri,Nebraska,Arkansas,and Kansas. Blaze was defeated by the Oklahoma Power Cats with the final score of 2-1. Placing blaze 2nd at the World Series. Oskaloosa Blaze […]

Hughes Makes It Six In a Row at Osky

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (July 23rd, 2014) – Well after a last week’s busy week of racing at the Southern Iowa Speedway is a rather calm week as nobody new what to expect. Racing was exciting despite the car count which saw three drivers continue there winning streaks. First feature of the night was […]

Marriott Takes the $1,000 on Night Two of the Southern Iowa Fair

Southern Iowa Speedway Fan Appreciation Night

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (July 16th, 2014) – Night Number Two of racing during the 2014 Southern Iowa Fair on Wednesday Night was just as exciting as it was on Tuesday. The night was sponsored by KBOE Radio and Pepsi Cola Mahaska Bottling Company which also saw the inaugural class be inducted into the […]

Schroeder Takes HDT Win at the Southern Iowa Fair

Fan Appreciation Night at the Southern Iowa Speedway - June 12, 2013

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (July 15th, 2014) – Tuesday Night was the first of two nights of IMCA’s Weekly Racing Series racing during the 2014 Southern Iowa Fair. The headliner on the night sponsored by KBOE Radio and Pepsi Cola Mahaska Bottling was the XSAN Hawkeye Dirt Tour for IMCA Modifieds which saw 32 […]

Oskaloosa Storm Wins Wisconsin Ho Down Tournament & 2014 State Runner UP

Pictured (L-R)  Front Row: Colton Stout, Wyatt Krier, Kadin Gerard, Reece Sarver,

Back Row:  Dustin Gerard, Tyler Miller, Tyson Breuklander, Iszac Schultz, Noah Van Veldhuizen, Colton Butler,Andrew Else, Travis Miller  Not pictured:Parker Van Waardhuizen (submitted photo)

The Oskaloosa Storm 12U baseball team went 5-0 in the Wisconsin Dells. The Storm played their first pool game against the Chicago Diamond Dawgs and won with a score of 10-8. The second pool game was against the Wisconsin Greenfield Jr. Hawks and handed them a 9-1 defeat with solid hitting and strong defense. The […]

Vanderbeek Repeats As Winner of the Great American Stock Car Shootout

Stock Car (Photo by Denis Currier/Oskaloosa News)

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (July 3rd, 2014) – The second night of the 19th Annual Budweiser Great American Stock Car Shootout and Inaugural Merv Chandler Memorial saw beautiful skies and some great racing all night long. Also the inaugural class of the Southern Iowa Speedway Hall of Fame was announced and will be inducted […]

Chandler, Anderson and Vanderbeek Top Points on Night #1 of Stock Car Shootout

Heavy rains and one last shower put track packing efforts into overdrive before the first night of the stock car shootout could start.

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (July 2nd, 2014) – Wednesday Night Mother Nature tried her best to wipe away opening night of the 19th Annual Budweiser Great American Stock Car Shootout and Inaugural Merv Chandler Memorial not once but twice. Promoter Mike Van Genderen did not give up after working the track in twice, racing […]

Cook Wins Tune-Up To The Stock Car Shootout at Southern Iowa Speedway

The racing action at Southern Iowa Speedway Wednesday was fast and hotly contested.

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (June 25th, 2014) – With the 19th Annual Budweiser Stock Car Shootout and Inaugural Merv Chandler Memorial only a week away this was the final week to tune them up. The track produced some great racing all night and the Stock Cars seem to always leave the fans on their […]

Oskaloosa Storm Wins Super Line Drive Super NIT Tournament

Pictured (L-R)  Front Row: Parker Van Waardhuizen, Reece Sarver, Wyatt Krier, Colton Stout
Back Row: Iszac Schultz, Tyson Breuklander, Tyler Miller, Noah Van Veldhuizen, Colton Butler, Kadin Gerard.  (submitted photo)

The 12 U Oskaloosa Storm won the Super Line Drive NIT Tournament. The Storm went 5-0 for the weekend and was swinging for the championship rings. The boys battled the rain delays to play a full five games on Sunday. The boys played the Riders and won 16-1 with an over the fence home run […]

Team YaYa at 5th Annual Lacey Longball Classic

Osky Thunder players sported pink "Team YaYa" t-shirts to show support for their teammate's grandma, Kim Johnston.

Oskaloosa Lightening and Oskaloosa Hurricanes teamed up to host the 5th Annual Lacey Longball Classic at the Lacey Recreation Complex over the Father’s Day weekend. Oskaloosa Heat and Osky Thunder competed in the 24 team tournament which consisted of three age divisions: 8U, 9U and 10U. Osky Thunder players sported pink “Team YaYa” t-shirts to […]

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