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Russ Hall Victorious with Pro Sprints at Knoxville!

410 and 360 Features Postponed Due to Rain by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (June 22, 2019) – Russ Hall picked up his first ever Pro Sprint Series presented by Pace Performance win at the Knoxville Raceway Saturday night. The native of Pleasant Hill, Iowa held off the charge of veteran Chris Walraven to take the […]

Central’s Saunders signs with Braves

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—Central College shortstop Garrett Saunders of Bonaparte is making the leap to professional baseball. Saunders signed a free-agent contract Saturday with the Atlanta Braves and has been assigned to Danville (Virginia), the club’s rookie-level Class A affiliate in the Appalachian League. The short-season team opened its 2019 campaign at home Wednesday. Saunders graduated from Central […]

WPU Hands Reins to Rimes

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–William Penn Athletics Director Nik Rule is proud to announce the hiring of Bailey Rimes as Head Women’s Golf Coach. Rimes graduated in May from WPU with a degree in Business Management. She began her Statesmen career as a player and soon transitioned into the role of student assistant coach for over […]

Cheney Named All-State And All District

Aleeya Cheney finished off her Senior year by being named to the 2A Central All-District 1st Team. It is Cheney’s 4th time being named to the All-District team. Aleeya leaves the program with 54 goals and 23 assists becoming the All-Time leading scorer for the program. Cheney is also named to Second Team All-State for […]

Indians Softball Gets Past DC-G At Home

by Jamie Brockman The Oskaloosa softball team picked up another win Thursday night beating DC-G 2-1. The win marks their fourth in a row and six of their last seven. Oskaloosa scored a run in the first inning with two outs when Ava Vandewall reached base on a DC-G error and was then driven in […]

Indians Deal Mustangs A Loss In LHC Action

by Jamie Brockman The Oskaloosa baseball team used strong pitching and timely hitting to pick up a big conference win at home Thursday night against Dallas Center-Grimes 5-1. Oskaloosa has now won nine of their last eleven games and improved to 13-5 overall and 9-4 in the LHC and pulled within a half-game of DC-G […]

Central student-athletes receive academic awards from conference

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — The spring sports American Rivers Conference all-academic team was announced Thursday and 37 Central College student-athletes were honored for their academic and athletic excellence. Central’s baseball team led the way with 12 honorees. Both the men’s and women’s track and field teams had seven selections while the softball and men’s tennis programs had […]

Indians Baseball Splits With Tigers

by Jamie Brockman The Oskaloosa baseball team traveled to Grinnell Wednesday night and came home with a split. The Indians claimed game one 4-1 but dropped the nightcap 3-1. In game one, Oskaloosa faced Grinnell’s top pitcher Jayden Gibson, who beat them earlier this season but got the best of him this time to earn […]

Indians Softball Wins Big At Grinnell

by Jamie Brockman The Oskaloosa Softball team traveled to Grinnell Wednesday night and swept the Tigers winning game one 9-1 and the nightcap 5-1. Oskaloosa’s bats are coming alive at the right time of the year as the Indians have now won three straight games since falling to Pella Christian Monday. In game one, Oskaloosa […]

WPU Totals 47 Heart Scholar-Athletes

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The Heart of America Athletic Conference honored its top academic achievers as its 2018-2019 Scholar-Athletes were announced Monday. William Penn recorded 47 award recipients over 24 conference-sponsored sports, led by eight honorees from the women’s volleyball program. A total of 813 student-athletes were honored from the 13 reporting schools, including a number […]


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