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Parker Steps Down As Head Coach Of Boys Basketball Program

by Jamie Brockman Oskaloosa News has learned that Oskaloosa Boys Basketball Coach Ryan Parker has resigned his coaching position at the school, citing health and family as the reason for his resignation. Parker informed the team on Wednesday that he would not be returning as Coach, but will continue his duties as Activities Director at […]

Indians Bid For State Tournament Comes To An End

by Jamie Brockman Knoxville’s gymnasium was at capacity and then some for the highly anticipated Class 3A Substate final featuring Oskaloosa and Pella. The winner would advance to next week’s state tournament. Unfortunately for the Indians, the Dutch denied them their third straight trip to Wells Fargo Arena with a 62-51 win. Oskaloosa had a […]

Pella Dutch Stand In The Way For A Return To The Well

Oskaloosa came out ready to go in their District Final Thursday night, earning a 70-58 win over Bondurant Farrar. The win advances the Indians to Sub State for the fourth consecutive year. That sets up the highly anticipated third meeting this year between the Indians and Pella Dutch on Monday night at Knoxville. The winner […]

Indians To Face-off With Blue Jays Thursday Night

by Jamie Brockman After an up and down regular season filled with injuries and sicknesses, the Indians finished the regular season 8-13 and 3-11 in the LHC. Oskaloosa opened the 3A postseason and began their road back to Wells Fargo Arena with a 53-40 win over Carlisle to advance to the semifinal round. They will […]

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

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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 […]


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