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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 […]

Coertze Leads WPU Foursome at State Amateur

William Penn Women's Athletics

Waverly–Demi Coertze (Johannesburg, South Africa, Digital Communications) proved this past year she can play with the best in the NAIA, but this past week she made it known she can compete with linksters of all levels as she finished high at the 90th Annual Iowa Women’s Amateur Championship. Coertze tied for sixth out of 81 […]

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 […]

Oskaloosa Blaze Place Second At World Series

The Oskaloosa Blaze recently competed in the 12 usssa World Series held in Kansas City Mo.  There were over 50 teams quallified in their 12u bracket.  Blaze defeated teams from Iowa,Missouri,Nebraska,Arkansas,and Kansas.   Blaze was defeated by the Oklahoma Power Cats with the final score of 2-1. Placing blaze 2nd at the World Series.  Oskaloosa Blaze gave up 19 runs while  scoring 33 runs  Giving them a record or 6 wins and 2 loses.for the 2014 Kansas City Mo.  World Series.  Team members are from left to right. back row. Coach Ben Moorman,Megan Moorman, Emma  Deucore,  Taylor Wills,  Marleigh Denburger,  Chloe Bossard,  Ashlee Smith, Coaches Jamie Bossard, Garrett Deucore.  Front row,left Nikki Parlet,  Reace Thomas, Lauren Trainer, Ava Vande Wall, and  Emily Richmond.

The Oskaloosa Blaze recently competed in the 12 usssa World Series held in Kansas City Mo. There were over 50 teams qualified in their 12u bracket. Blaze defeated teams from Iowa,Missouri,Nebraska,Arkansas,and Kansas. Blaze was defeated by the Oklahoma Power Cats with the final score of 2-1. Placing blaze 2nd at the World Series. Oskaloosa Blaze […]

Iowa Barnstormers End 2014 Season with Loss

Iowa Barnstormers

Barnstormers Defeated by SaberCats, 72-43 Des Moines, IA – Hoping to seal the season with a victory, the Iowa Barnstormers (6-12) hosted their final 2014 match-up in front of 8,051 fans of Wells Fargo Arena. Unfortunately, the Barnstormers suffered a 72-43 loss versus the now 13-5 San Jose SaberCats. Starting out the battle, the Barnstormers […]

Hughes Makes It Six In a Row at Osky

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (July 23rd, 2014) – Well after a last week’s busy week of racing at the Southern Iowa Speedway is a rather calm week as nobody new what to expect. Racing was exciting despite the car count which saw three drivers continue there winning streaks. First feature of the night was […]

William Penn Athletics #1 Story of the 2013-2014 Year

William Penn University Athletics

A year after getting to the national title game, the Statesmen men’s basketball team’s incredible and improbable quarterfinal run was named the #1 story from 2013-2014. After going 34-2 with what many referred to as a ‘Dream Team’, WPU was hoping to just be in the mix with a lovable band of misfits that included […]

Osky Boys Start Playoff Run With Victory.

Oskaloosa Indians

by Matt Saville The Osky boys baseball team was looking for a fresh start, as the last couple weeks of the regular season were a disappointment. They kept coming up on the short end of the contest during those games, but they were hoping that the state tournament would wake them up. It did just […]

Osky Girls Make State For First Time In School History

The Oskaloosa Indians Softball Team qualified for their first ever appearance at the state tournament.

by Matt Saville For the Osky girls softball team, the last two weeks of the regular season were something they would just as soon forget. Well, that’s exactly what they did as they began the State Playoff’s Monday night, at home, against longtime rival Pella. The girls came away with a 5-2 victory to advance […]

William Penn Athletics #2 Story of the 2013-2014 Year

William Penn University Athletics

Breaking through for its first league title in school history, the William Penn women’s golf team claims stake to the #2 story from 2013-2014. A program reinstated in the fall of 2008, the Statesmen improved season after season until finally raising their first-ever conference hardware on April 29. After finishing second to rival Grand View […]

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