Category archives for: Local Sports

Thornton, Carter, Griffiths and Benischek Wins Again on Bill & Ray’s Night

Southern Iowa Speedway Racing Action.

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (May 25th, 2016) – For the first time this season, the Southern Iowa Speedway was able to get two consecutive nights in as mother nature cooperated for Bill and Ray’s Truck Repair & Wrecker Service. Extra money was add to the purse in all the classes and a Kid’s Candy […]

Whalen, Livezey, Carter, Griffiths and Shryock Take Feature Wins on KISS 101.5 Night at the Southern Iowa Speedway

Southern Iowa Speedway Racing Action.

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (May 18th, 2016) – After taking last week off because of mother nature not cooperating it was back to racing at the Southern Iowa Speedway for KISS 101.5 FM of Ottumwa Night. 64 cars checked in to tame the monster half mile to even the total of races as rain […]

Oskaloosa Storm Wins Battle on the Hill‏

Pictured:

Back Row: (L-R) Iszac Schultz, Noah Van Veldhuizen, Tyson Breuklander, Colton Butler

Front Row: (L-R) Colby Aschenbrenner, Kadin Gerard, Reece Sarver, Tyler Miller, Wyatt Krier, Colton Stout

The Oskaloosa Storm won the USSSA Capital Classic “Battle on the Hill” 2016 Tournament in Norwalk with a record of 4-0 for the weekend. During Saturday pool play the Storm defeated Ankeny Crush with a 10-8 win and defeated Ankeny Blaze 8-1. On Sunday the Storm defeated Johnston Dash 12-9 and advanced to play Norwalk […]

5th Graders Run & Jump into Action at Lacey

OES 5th Grade Track Meet 2016

Tuesday morning didn’t appear promising for an Oskaloosa Elementary School 5th Grade Track Meet, but around 12 p.m. the sun started to peek out from behind the clouds and provided excellent weather for the track and field events. Jennifer Peterson, OES P.E. teacher, coordinated the event to take place at the stadium located at the […]

Batter Up for Mothers Day Weekend

SE Iowa Shootout USSSA softball tournament

The SE Iowa Shootout USSSA softball tournament, organized by Rob Griener of Ottumwa, was held at the Lacey Recreation Complex over Mothers Day weekend. Over 40 teams came out Saturday and Sunday May 7-8 to play in 6 divisions of softball competition. The weather was beautiful and lots of moms and grand-moms were among the […]

A burst of sports at Lacey Recreation Complex

Youth soccer at the Lacey Complex.

Saturday was an burst of sports at the Lacey Recreation Complex with Babe Ruth hosting a state tournament at the Kentfield fields, USSSA hosting a softball tournament at the 5-plex diamonds, and Mahaska County Soccer Club (MCSC) playing youth soccer league games across the street from the ballfields. MCSC hosted games from from 9:00 AM […]

McCarl, Gustin, Carter, VanDerWal, Griffiths and Benischek Win Sprint Invaders Night at SIS Osky

Sprint cars thundered around the Southern Iowa Speedway Wednesday night.

by Jeremy Fox Shottenkirk.com Sprint Invaders Feature – 1. 24 Terry McCarl (Altoona); 2. 2C Wayne Johnson (Oklahoma City, OK); 3. 5J Jamie Ball (Knoxville); 4. 3G Jarrod Schneiderman (West Burlington); 5. 4 Jon Agan (Knoxville); 6. 3 Nate Van Haaften (Otley); 7. 81 Austin Johnson (Pleasant Hill); 8. 49 Josh Schneiderman (West Burlington); 9. […]

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 […]

         

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