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Anderson Denied the Bounty Again to Claim 300th IMCA win on Kraig Ford Night

by Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (June 14th, 2017) – Wednesday Night was Kraig Ford Night at the Southern Iowa Speedway and 45 cars signed in to tame the monster half mile. The Kids got to get up close to the drivers as there was a Driver’s Autograph session at intermission for the youngsters behind the […]

William Penn Chooses Rule as New Athletics Director

Oskaloosa–William Penn University President John Ottosson is proud to announce that Nik Rule has been hired as the University’s new Athletics Director. Rule, who has a rich and diverse history at William Penn, replaces Greg Hafner who recently retired. Hafner had served as the University’s Athletics Director since 2007. “I am pleased with Nik’s appointment […]

Indian Baseball Goes Perfect in League Play

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian baseball team had a great week in league action as it picked up four Little Hawkeye Conference victories last week. The Indians (10-5, 5-2 LHC) opened the week with a 4-3 win over Newton Monday. The squad then fell to non-conference foe Mount Pleasant 7-3 Tuesday for its lone […]

Mixed Bag for Indians Softball Team

by Wade Steinlage Some dominating victories countered a pair of tight losses as the Oskaloosa Indian softball team went 6-3 last week. The Indians (12-5, 3-4 LHC) crushed three opponents on Saturday at the Oskaloosa Classic, defeating West Burlington 6-1, Mount Vernon 14-2 (three innings), and Cardinal 13-0 (three innings). OHS, which is now ranked […]

Donny Schatz Brings the Big Guns to Knoxville Saturday!

Nate Van Haaften Triumphant in 360 Sprints by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (June 10, 2017) – Donny Schatz led flag to flag to claim the 25-lap World of Outlaws feature to claim the finale of the Brownells Big Guns Bash at the Knoxville Raceway Saturday. The Fargo, North Dakota driver earned $10,000 for his 25th […]

Brad Sweet in Cruise Control with World of Outlaws Friday at Knoxville!

Kade Higday Grabs His Second 305 Feature of 2017 by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (June 9, 2017) – Grass Valley, California’s Brad Sweet kept his Kasey Kahne Racing #49 up front all night long in the first night of the Brownells Big Guns Bash Friday with the World of Outlaws at Knoxville Raceway. Brad led […]

Statesmen Finish 16-17 in 69th in Directors’ Cup

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–A national champion, an All-American, and a top-20 team finish helped the William Penn athletics department to yet another top-100 effort as the final Learfield Sports NAIA Directors’ Cup Standings were released Thursday. The Statesmen completed the year in 69th with 256.5 points (nearly 250 institutions are in the NAIA). The 256.5 […]

Bounty Denied as Anderson Wins Again on Supreme Lawn & Landscape Night

by Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (June 7th, 2017) – Lately the question at the Southern Iowa Speedway has been can anybody beat Shannon Anderson in the Hobby Stocks. Edel Lawn Care, Cindy Drost and Independent Auto, each put up a $100 making it a $300 bounty to beat Anderson. A total of 63 cars signed […]

Oskaloosa Falls Short in Extra-Inning Contests

by Wade Steinlage A pair of extra-inning losses made for a rough week for the Oskaloosa Indian baseball team. OHS (6-4, 1-2 LHC) opened the week Wednesday with a 5-1 win over Grinnell. The squad then lost 9-7 (8 innings) to Centerville at home Thursday before falling twice to Dallas Center-Grimes Friday, 10-9 (8 innings) […]

Indians Roll Grinnell, Drop First Games of Year at DC-G

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa, Iowa – It had been almost 11 months since the last time the Oskaloosa Indian softball team had tasted defeat, but it finally happened last week as it continued its season against a pair of league foes. Last Wednesday, Oskaloosa (6-2, 1-2 LHC) defeated Grinnell 10-0 in five innings. The Indians […]


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