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Paul Claims First In Osky on Community 1st Credit Union Night

by Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (June 15th, 2016) – Another Hot Summer Night brought some hot racing action at the Southern Iowa Speedway on Wednesday Night. 48 race teams checked in to tame the monster half mile. Austin Paul Claims first win in the IMCA SportMods, meanwhile Cayden Carter (IMCA Stock Cars), Colt Mather (IMCA […]

HOT! Hot! Hot! Baseball at the Lacey Recreation Complex

Despite the very hot weather over the weekend , there were still over 1000 spectators watching youth boys USSSA at the Lacey Recreation Complex . Teams from the all around the region joined in a spirited competition from U8 to U14. Oskaloosa Lightning in the 9U division took home the silver. Champions were as follows: […]

One Streak Continues and Another One Ends on Pro-Line Building Night

by Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (June 8th, 2016) – Wednesday Night the 56 cars checked in to tame the monster half mile on Pro-Line Building Night and the fans were treated with other entertaiment as drivers took part in wheel barrow races on the front stretch for extra prizes from Pro-Line Building Company of New […]

Stovall and Repeat Winners Dominate at Osky

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (June 2nd, 2016) – No racing occur on Wednesday at the Southern Iowa Speedway this week because the speedway hosted Thursday Night Thunder featuring the Lucas Oil MLRA Late Models. All five IMCA divisions on the card for a Weekly Points Night. The Night was sponsored by Shawn’s Hay Grinding, […]

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

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 […]

Baseball Classic brings 30 teams to the Lacey Recreation Complex

Oskaloosa USSSA volunteers Doug Yates and Doug Dekock teamed up to host the “7th Annual Lacey Longball Classic,” a two-day baseball tournament, at the Lacey Recreation Complex over the weekend. Thirty baseball teams, U8 through U14, participated, including the Oskaloosa Fire, Oskaloosa Lightning, Oskaloosa Avalanche, and Oskaloosa Storm, as well as teams from Ankeny, Burlington, […]

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

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

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

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

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 […]


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