Category archives for: Local Sports

Barnes and Banks Takes Features With Carter, VanDerWal and Griffiths Leading Points on Night #1

Stock Car Shootout at the Southern Iowa Speedway for July 1, 2015

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (July 1st, 2015) – One of the most exciting events at the Southern Iowa Speedway is the Budweiser Great American Stock Car Shootout and this year marks the 20th Anniversary of the event. 91 cars signed in for Night one of the Shootout featuring 35 IMCA Stock Cars, 20 IMCA […]

Mahaska Health Partnership to Offer Reduced Rate Sports Physicals in July

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership is offering reduced rate school sports physicals in July at the Oskaloosa campus and New Sharon Medical Center for student athletes. These reduced-rate exams will only be offered on scheduled dates in July and August. On the Oskaloosa campus, exams will be offered by walk-in only July 2 and […]

Banks, Carter, VanDerWal, Griffiths and Whalen Take Wins on Yaw’s Auto Salvage Night

Southern Iowa Speedway racing action on June 18, 2015

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (June 17th, 2015) – Wednesday Night the Southern Iowa Speedway returned to action on Yaw’s Auto Salvage and Midwest One Bank Night at the races. Right at 70 cars was signed into tame the monster half mile on the Southern Iowa Fairgrounds. Cayden Carter (IMCA Stock Cars), Curtis VanDerWal (IMCA […]

Golf 163 “A Mini-RAGBRAI for Golf”

Golf 163

Iowa is well known for RAGBRAI, the week long bicycle ride across Iowa. Well, now 3 South Central Iowa Golf Courses are having a golf tournament that covers 3 days. Bos Landen, Oskaloosa Golf and Cedar Creek golf courses are teaming up for Golf 163. Highway 163 connects Pella, Oskaloosa and Ottumwa and will be […]

Hurricanes Claim Second Championship

L to R kneeling - Lucas Bunnell, Casey Hill, Jackson Blythe, Colton Jones, Austin Hafner, & Hogan Rockhold
L to R standing - Rian Yates, Cole Henry, Nik Dykstra, Jacob Hacker, & Cole Kraber

The Oskaloosa Hurricanes 14U USSSA baseball team won their second championship of the season at the Muscatine Cardinals Classic this past weekend. Solid play in all phases of baseball propelled the ‘Canes to four victories in as many games to lock up the tournament title. Oskaloosa’s first pool-play opponent, the Rockridge Rookies, came rolling into […]

Little League In It’s Ninth Inning at the Lacey Recreation Complex

Mahaska County Little League 2015

Mahaska County and Oskaloosa Little League are playing season ending games next week with 30 season games scheduled and County Tournaments beginning Friday June 12th. This week , 45 games were hosted. On a full game night you can join near 600 fans to cheer your team to victory, share in youth sports, try a […]

VanDenBerg, Girdley and Kincaid Take Checkers First on Community 1st Credit Union Night

Wednesday night racing at the Southern Iowa Speedway for April 22, 2015.

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (June 3rd, 2015) – What a night of racing on Community 1st Credit Union and KIIC Thunder Country 96.7 Night, there was some very close and exciting finishes. 76 drivers signed in to tame the monster meanwhile this week also meant the start to the Community 1st Credit Union Kids […]

MCSC Wraps Up the Season at the Lacey Recreation Complex

Mahaska County Youth Soccer Club

Mahaska County Youth Soccer Club brought it’s season to an end with a 23-team tournament, even as it sprinkled rain and cool weather, on Saturday at the Lacey Recreation Complex. Throughout the day fans saw 23 teams compete and over 450 family and friends cheered through the weather, some happily from their cars, for an […]

Rain Disappears & the Crowd Cheers

Little League 2015

Rain from Monday night and Tuesday afternoon canceled all grass events at the Lacey Recreation Complex on Tuesday evening, but thanks to Mr. Sunshine games could resume on Wednesday! Local Little League youth played a total of 8 games at the 5-plex baseball/softball facility taking place at 6 and 8 p.m. The crowds cheered as […]

Wood Wins a Thriller on Bill & Ray’s Night at the Southern Iowa Speedway

Wednesday night racing at the Southern Iowa Speedway for April 22, 2015.

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (May 27th, 2015) – Mother Nature won last week but this week the Southern Iowa Speedway was granted with sunny and warm temperatures. 84 cars sign in to tame the monster half mile on Bill and Ray’s Night including 12 Iowa Sportsman Series Cars. Fans were treated with drivers walking […]

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