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Brayton Carter Wins Dave Lowry Memorial at Osky

Southern Iowa Speedway Racing Action.

by Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (June 22nd, 2016) – Wednesday night was the annual Dave Lowry Memorial race sponsored by Monte Motor Parts and Nutz Graphics & Signs. Community 1st Credit Union also sponsored the night as they were handing out many items to drivers and fans in attendance. Even the youngters got to have […]

Strasko finds success after switching to rugby

Central College

MARIETTA, GA. — Nicole Strasko ’13 used to score 2-point and 3-point field goals as a member of the Central College women’s basketball team. Now she’s vying for 5-point tries as a new member of the U.S. national women’s rugby squad. Strasko, a native of Roland, Iowa, graduated in 2013 from Central as a four-time […]

Don’t Call It a Comeback: Sam Hornish Jr. Wins the NASCAR XFINITY Series American Ethanol E15 250 presented by Enogen

Hornish stands in for injured Matt Tifft and winds up in Casey’s General Stores Victory Lane

Hornish stands in for injured Matt Tifft and winds up in Casey’s General Stores Victory Lane NEWTON, Iowa (June 19, 2016) – A week ago, 2014 Get To Know Newton 250 presented by Sherwin-Williams winner – Sam Hornish Jr. – had no idea that he would be spending Father’s Day in Newton, Iowa let alone […]

William Byron Wins the NASCAR Camping World

William Byron won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Speediatrics 200 at the Iowa Speedway on June 18, 2016.

Truck Series Speediatrics 200 Erik Jones takes second career pole at Iowa Speedway in NASCAR XFINITY Series qualifying NEWTON, Iowa (June 18, 2016) – Nine races into his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career and William Byron is already a three-time winner. Byron dominated the field early, benefited from a strong late-race restart and stormed […]

Brad Keselowski Parties for Charity in the Newton Club

Brad Keselowski during practice at Iowa Speedway on June 17th, 2016

NASCAR Champion to race June 19 in support of The Checkered Flag Foundation NEWTON, Iowa (June 17, 2016) – Brad Keselowski, 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion, hosted a party on Friday night in Iowa Speedway’s Newton Club to benefit his charity, the Checkered Flag Foundation. The Checkered Flag Foundation strives to support those individuals […]

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

Southern Iowa Speedway Racing Action.

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 […]

Statesmen End Year 77th in NACDA Standings

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Two high placings by the women’s golf and men’s outdoor track and field teams kept the William Penn athletics department in the top 100 as the final Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings were released Tuesday. The Statesmen added 71.5 points in the spring to finish with 179.5 overall points and place 77th in the NAIA. […]

WPU Receives Numerous Heart Scholar-Athlete Honors

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The Heart of America Athletic Conference announced its Scholar-Athlete honors for the 2015-2016 year. William Penn recorded 34 award recipients over 16 conference-sponsored sports, led by four honorees from the volleyball program. A total of 598 student-athletes from the league’s 14 schools (including provisional members Clarke and Mount Mercy), including a number of student-athletes receiving […]

Iowa Speedway to Implement Ingress and Egress Plan

Iowa Speedway Wide Opening Weekend

Making it easier for guests to enter and leave the track is a top priority for Wide Opening Weekend NEWTON, Iowa (June 9, 2016) – Law enforcement and Iowa Speedway officials are preparing for the 2016 race season at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa, and are asking Iowans and visiting race fans to do the […]

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

Boys USSSA 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: […]


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