Category archives for: Sports and Activities

Bring Your Old Shoes to the Old Shoe Game

The Mahaska Community Recreation Foundation will once again collect gently used sports equipment and shoes at the Old Shoe game on Friday, August 18th. So bring your old shoes to the old show game and be a part of our “Play it Forward” program on Friday night. The game will be held at the Stadium […]

William Penn Football Expecting Great Things

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The heat of summer will soon give way to the crisp air of fall, and the William Penn football team looks to keep things hot when they work to defend their conference championship. The William Penn team starts off the year ranked 23rd overall, but for head coach Todd Hafner, “I was […]

Donny Schatz Makes It An Even Ten Knoxville Nationals Victories!

Donny Schatz won his tenth career Knoxville Nationals title Saturday (Paul Arch Photo)

by Bill Wright and Bryan Hulbert KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 12, 2017) – Donny Schatz continues to add to his legendary resume at the Knoxville Raceway, as he took his tenth career championship in the 57th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores Saturday night at the Knoxville Raceway. It was the tenth […]

Jason Johnson Wins Feature and World Challenge Friday on FVP Night at the 57th Annual Knoxville Nationals Presented by Casey’s General Stores!

Jason Johnson won both the main event and World Challenge Friday at the Knoxville Nationals (DB3 Imaging)

Schuchart, Reutzel, Eliason Also Lock Themselves into Finale! by Bill Wright and Bryan Hulbert KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 11, 2017) – Like an Iowa cyclone, Jason Johnson ambushed the competition Friday at Knoxville Raceway on FVP Night at the 57th Annual Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores. Not only did the Eunice, Louisiana native claim […]

David Gravel is Perfect on Toyota Night #2 at the 57th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores!

David Gravel celebrates his win on night #2 at the Knoxville Nationals (Paul Arch Photo)

by Bill Wright and Bryan Hulbert KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 10, 2017) – David Gravel swept Toyota Night #2 at the 57th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores Thursday night at Knoxville Raceway. After setting quick time, the Watertown, Connecticut native won his heat and the feature after starting eighth in both […]

Kyle Larson Races to Brandt Professional Agriculture Night #1 of the 57th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores!

Kyle Larson won Brandt Professional Agriculture Night #1 of the 57th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's General Stores (DB3 Imaging)

Donny Schatz and Brad Sweet Lead in Points by Bill Wright and Bryan Hulbert KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 9, 2017) – Kyle Larson led wire to wire on Brandt Professional Agriculture Night #1 of the 57th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores at the Knoxville Raceway Saaturday. The Elk Grove, California native […]

WPU Starts 2017 at #23

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steilage Oskaloosa–The Statesmen football team will begin its 2017 campaign as one of the top programs in the nation as the NAIA’s preseason top-25 rating was released Monday. William Penn (7-4 in 2016, 4-1 Heart North) gained two positions from the spring poll, improving to #23 with 51 points. The Heart of America […]

Brian Brown Battles to Win 6th Annual Weld Racing Capitani Classic presented by Great Southern Bank!

Brian Brown celebrates his win at the 6th Annual Weld Racing Capitani Classic presented by Great Southern Bank (DB3 Imaging)

by Bill Wright and Bryan Hulbert KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 6, 2017) – Brian Brown passed Keystone State pilot Greg Hodnett on lap eleven, and held on to win the 6th Annual Weld Racing Capitani Classic presented by Great Southern Bank at Knoxville Raceway Saturday. The Grain Valley, Missouri driver earned $5,000 for his first Capitani […]

Clint Garner Finally on Top at Knoxville 360 Nationals!

Clint Garner won the 27th Annual Knoxville 360 Nationals ahead of Brian Brown (L) and Wayne Johnson (R) (DB3 Imaging)

Eric Bridger Victorious in 305’s by Bill Wright and Bryan Hulbert KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 5, 2017) – One of the greatest 360 sprint pilots ever at the Knoxville Raceway, and indeed, one of the best sprint car drivers at the “Sprint Car Capital of the World”, finally broke through and won the 27th Annual Knoxville […]

Greg Hodnett Dominates Night #2 of the 27th Annual Knoxville 360 Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank!

Greg Hodnett celebrates his win on night #2 of the Knoxville 360 Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank (Paul Arch Photo)

Clint Garner and Wayne Johnson on Front Row for Saturday’s Finale by Bill Wright and Bryan Hulbert KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 4, 2017) – Greg Hodnett won a three-way battle for the lead and cruised to his first career 360 win at the Knoxville Raceway on night #2 of the Knoxville 360 Nationals presented by Great […]

       

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