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Girdley, Schroeder, Brown, Phillips and VanDerWal Victorious on Season Championship Night

The racing season is almost over with tonight being KBOE Radio & Pepsi Season Championship. Only one more race for the season remains on October 3-4 with the 28th Annual Musco Lighting Fall Challenge.

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (September 17th, 2014) –Wednesday night track points wrapped up at the Southern Iowa Speedway on Pepsi Cola Mahaska Bottling and KBOE Radio Season Championships. Fans were able to see the stars driving the hot rods because there was out of the car introductions before the features. Track Champions determined and […]

Goals Scored at the Lacey Recreation Complex

Just one moment from the 29 soccer games played at the Lacey Complex this past weekend.

The Mahaska County Soccer Club (MCSC) played plenty of soccer with a tournament hosted on Saturday and an Oskaloosa vs Greater Des Moines league game on Sunday. Many goals were made as 29 games took place on the grass fields.Youth could be seem across the complex in competition and in fun. The MCSC will host […]

Punt, Kick, Pass, Run!

Lots of fall sports happening at the Lacey Recreation Complex

September is here and the fall season games are underway at the Lacey Recreation Complex! Saturday, September 6th, Lacey was booming with activity in every direction. Youth were punting footballs, kicking soccer balls, passing to teammates and running the field! Local USSSA team, Sweet Heat, hosted the Lacey Fall Smash up bringing in 16 non-local […]

Schroeder and Carter Take Victories Late on Tasos Steakhouse and Southern Iowa Chassis Night

Southern Iowa Speedway Fan Appreciation Night

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (August 27th, 2014) –Finally the Southern Iowa Speedway returned into action after nearly a month hiatus but it was an action packed night on Tasos Steakhouse and Southern Iowa Chassis Night. First feature of the night was the IMCA Sport Compacts ten lap feature and it was Matt Moore leading […]

Adult Challenger Softball: Building a Better Community

Ryan Harkema shares a laugh with a Challenger League participant. (submitted photo)

Remember when sports weren’t all about winning and losing? Think back to when making friends and having the time of your life was the essence of every game. Can you recall those backyard pickup games you once had over games of football, basketball, soccer, horseshoes or whatever it was that made you smile? Through a […]

Play it Forward at the Old Shoe game

Youth Football

Play It Forward release (draft 8/19/14) sv For immediate release: Contact: Sherry Vavra, Mahaska Community Recreation Foundation, 641-672-2499 Old Shoes for the Old Shoe Game The Old Shoe Game is here soon 4 pm, Friday, August 22, at the stadium at Lacey Recreation Complex. While the admission price is still sports drinks and bottled water, […]

Sunday Adult Challenger League Ballgame at the Lacey Recreation Complex

Ryan Harkema shares a laugh with a Challenger League participant. (submitted photo)

The Mahaska YMCA, along with Imagine the Possibilities hosted an Adult Challenger League ball game on Sunday 8-10-14 at the Lacey Recreation Complex ball field. The almost 40 players formed the Jets and Cubs teams, all from Mahaska, while over 50 spectators cheered them on. Ryan Harkema, YMCA’s Sports, Fitness and Aquatics Director, could be […]

OFL 3rd & 4th Grade Tryouts

Oskaloosa Football League try-outs on August 5th.

Oskaloosa Football League began their fall season at the Lacey Recreation Complex Tuesday night (August 5th). Third and fourth grade boys took the field at 5:30 p.m. for tryouts which included running, hitting and catching drills as coaches assessed from the sidelines. Parents lined the fences to cheer on their kids and one dad proudly […]

Brown, Lowry, Carter, Whalen and Schroeder Take Checkers on Bill & Ray’s Night

22R  Todd Reitzler and 10C  Cayden Carter run side by side during Heat 1 of the Budweiser IMCA Stock Cars at the Southern Iowa Speedway.

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (July 30th, 2014) – Wednesday’s nights racing action was hot and heavy all night long on Bill & Ray’s Truck Repair and Wrecker Service Night. The youngster had a candy toss on the front stretch during intermission thanks to the night’s sponsor. The Stock Car King of the Hill saw […]

Statesmen Dominate City Tourney

William Penn Women's Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn women’s golf program put forth its best efforts on home soil by taking the top spots at the Oskaloosa City Tournament Sunday. Demi Coertze (Jr., Johannesburg, South Africa, Digital Communications) dominated the eight-person field for the women’s title, posting a one-over 71 and a one-under 69 for an even-par 140 at Edmundson […]

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