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Parker Picks Up 200th Win

by Jamie Brockman Head Coach Ryan Parker returned to the bench Tuesday night and picked up his 200th career win as the Oskaloosa boys won a thriller 54-52 over Washington. Still playing without seven-footer Xavier Foster, who is out with mono, the Indians knew they were in for a tough, physical challenge with the 3-1 […]

The Oskaloosa Wrestling Program Continues To Grow

by Jamie Brockman The Indians have 47 athletes in the room this season, up from 32 that finished last season, including 17 freshmen, 12 sophomores, ten juniors, and six seniors. The Indians return 14 letter winners from last season, including five who had winning records, Cody Gunn, Leland Evans, Keegan Mitts Butler, Wyatt Krier, and […]

Indians Girls Basketball Struggling To Find A Groove

by Jamie Brockman After starting the season strong with a 61-58 win at Centerville, the Oskaloosa Girls Basketball team has since suffered five straight lopsided losses and owns a 1-5 record with an 0-2 start in LHC play. In the Centerville win, six girls scored, including five in double figures, they limited their turnovers, attacked […]

Indians Headed Towards Holiday Break Looking For Wins

by Jamie Brockman After winning their first-ever State Championship in basketball a season ago, this year’s Indians are a work in progress and are off to a 2-2 start, and 0-2 in Little Hawkeye Conference play. The Indians have suffered early-season losses to Grinnell and DC-G while earning non-conference wins over Fairfield and Centerville. With […]

Indians Open Up The Season With A Win Over Centerville

by Jamie Brockman For the first time since 2016, the Oskaloosa Girls Basketball team is 1-0 following a thrilling 61-58 win to open the season at Centerville Tuesday night as seen and heard live on the Indians Network. After struggling to score points the past couple of seasons, the Indians showcased some stout offense using […]

Indians Finish Season With Big Win Over South Tama

by Jamie Brockman Oskaloosa needed several things to happen a certain way Friday night in order to qualify for the Class 3A playoffs. Everything worked just right, including the Indians doing their job and beating South Tama 52-7 to finish the regular season at 6-3. The rest was out of their hands; however, the teams […]

Indians Volleyball Season Comes To An End

by Jamie Brockman Oskaloosa saw an impressive Volleyball season end Wednesday night when they fell 3-2 to Carlisle in the Class 4A Regional Tournament. Oskaloosa won an intense first set 28-26 for the early advantage. The Wildcats dominated the second set, winning 25-16. Osky took set three 25-19 but were unable to seal the deal […]

Oskaloosa Girls Swim Team Places Third At Conference Meet

by Jamie Brockman The Oskaloosa Girls Swim Team fought to a third-place finish in the Little Hawkeye Conference Meet held in Indianola. Oskaloosa finished ahead of Grinnell, who beat the Indians by 32 points early in the season, further proof of how much improvement and growth the team has achieved this season. Junior, Sophia Dykstra, […]

DeRonde Earns State XC Appearance

by Jamie Brockman Oskaloosa Sophomore runner Patrick DeRonde has qualified for the Class 3A State Cross Country Meet to be held next Saturday, November 2nd, at Lakeside Golf Course in Fort Dodge. DeRonde finished 14th, accomplishing the Central College course in 17:36.23, to qualify as an individual. The boy’s team finished 6th in the 11 […]

Indians To Battle For Playoff Opportunity

by Jamie Brockman Oskaloosa will look to earn their fourth straight Class 3A playoff berth tonight when they celebrate Senior night and close the regular season hosting winless South Tama tonight. The Indians are projected to earn the 16th and final seed, but several things must happen for that to be a reality. First, Oskaloosa […]


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