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Indian Baseball Advances in Postseason Play

#16 Cole Kraber celebrates a 3-run homer Saturday night.

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian baseball team erupted for one of its best offensive showings of the season, and at the perfect time as it moved on in the 2018 postseason. Oskaloosa (22-12) opened the week with a 7-5 loss to Fairfield Tuesday. Due to rain, the team then had to wait 24 hours […]

Indian Softball Year Ends with Disappointing Loss in Regional Semis

Abby Braundmeier celebrates after a three-run homer against Fairfield on Saturday night.

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian softball team was on a roll entering postseason play, but 2018 was abruptly cut short in the regional semifinals. #6 Oskaloosa (27-9, 15-4 LHC) opened the week with a sweep over Pella Monday, winning 4-3 and 11-3. The team then concluded the regular season with a 17-0 (5 innings) […]

Indian Baseball Splits Vs. #2 Carlisle in Four-Win Week

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian baseball team held its own against one of the top squads in the state and then took down a few other programs in its final full week of the regular season. Oskaloosa (21-11, 12-6 LHC) opened the week Monday with a 3-2 win over Washington. OHS then split with […]

Indian Baseball Compete During Hot, Busy Week

Senior Alex DeJong fires his right arm from short stop to first base against Indianola.

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian baseball team did enough to stay in the silver position in the league standings this past week. Oskaloosa (17-10, 12-6 LHC) opened the week Tuesday, falling 4-1 to Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont. The squad was then upended twice by Indianola Wednesday, falling 6-5 and 9-1. The week turned around Friday with a […]

Indian Softball Works Around Storms, Faces Stiff Competition

Megan Mooreman keeps an eye on the Indianola's 3rd base runner.

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian softball team took on some of the best teams in the entire state this week. Oskaloosa (24-8, 12-4 LHC) opened the week with a 3-2 win over Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Tuesday. The team then fell 10-0 (6 innings) to Indianola Wednesday, but bounced back Thursday with a 10-1 victory over Pella […]

Indian Softball Defeats Two LHC Opponents

Josie Bunnell rounds 3rd, congratulated by Coach Harms on her way to home plate after hitting a Grand Slam (photo by Wendy Van Roekel)

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian softball team won both of its contests as it looks to build momentum for the rest of the season. Oskaloosa (21-4, 11-3 LHC) defeated Dallas Center-Grimes 4-2 Monday and then won 10-3 over Norwalk Friday. OHS 4, Dallas Center-Grimes 2 The Indians led 3-0 after three frames, but DC-G […]

Indian Baseball Near Perfect Last Week

Oskaloosa Indians Baseball had nearly a perfect week. (photo by Tasha Janssen)

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian baseball team shut out a pair of league opponents and knocked off another non-conference foe in a successful week. Oskaloosa (14-6, 9-3 LHC) opened the week with a 7-0 win over Dallas Center-Grimes Monday. OHS then doubled up Knoxville 4-2 Tuesday. The week concluded with a doubleheader split against […]

Oskaloosa Baseball Avenges Loss to Close Out Week

Tyler Miller hits the brakes at 3rd base against Grinnell. (photo by Tasha Janssen)

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indians baseball team took on strong opposition this week, but came out stronger, including owning a three-game winning streak. Oskaloosa (11-5, 7-2 LHC) began it all on Monday with a 3-0 loss to Indianola. The squad bounced right back with a dominating 14-0 (5 innings) win over Pella Christian Wednesday […]

Indian Softball Closes Week on Seven-Game Winning Streak

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indians softball team was knocked around early on this week, but then took out its frustration on the rest of its competition. OHS (19-4, 9-3 LHC), which remains #6 in Class 4A, started the week by being shutout twice by Indianola Monday, falling 10-0 (5 innings) and 3-0. The crew […]

Statesmen Excel Academically in 2017-2018

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–William Penn University athletic teams did not only succeed in competition this past school year, but they flourished in the classroom as well. While six programs earned berths to their respective national tournaments, over half of WPU’s athletic teams also surpassed the coveted 3.0 barrier for team Grade Point Average during 2017-2018. […]

     

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