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Bad innings spell doom for Central baseball team

Central Dutch Athletics

DECORAH — The Luther College baseball team scored multiple runs in four different innings to defeat Central College 12-5 in the final game of the weekend series on Sunday. The Norse (17-11, 10-2 American Rivers Conference) had a five-run sixth inning and a three-run seventh inning to provide the margin of victory over the Dutch […]

Central baseball team swept on the road

Central Dutch Athletics

DECORAH — A late rally in the nightcap by Luther College squashed the hopes of the Central College baseball team as the team was swept 12-0 and 8-7 on Saturday. The overall season mark for Central is now 16-9, with a 6-8 record in American Rivers Conference matches. Knotted 4-4 headed into the eighth of […]

Central gets softball comeback but splits with Nebraska Wesleyan

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—A bid for an American Rivers softball sweep was derailed by a costly inning and Central College came away with a doubleheader split against Nebraska Wesleyan University Saturday, winning 3-2 before tumbling 9-2. The Dutch (16-6 overall, 6-2 conference) carried a 2-1 lead into the sixth inning of the nightcap. But the Prairie Wolves (21-7 […]

Dutch women jump well at Drake track meet

Central Dutch Athletics

DES MOINES — At the Blue Oval Invitational hosted at Drake Stadium on Saturday, the Central College women’s track and field team found success in a pair of jumping events and 400-meter races. There were no team scores kept in the meet hosted at Drake Stadium that featured athletes from Division II and NAIA athletes […]

Pape, Daniels win events at Blue Oval Invitational

Central Dutch Athletics

DES MOINES — A pair of national qualifiers from the indoor season won individual titles to highlight the Blue Oval Invitational for the Central College men’s track and field team on Saturday. There were no team scores kept in the meet hosted at Drake Stadium that featured athletes from Division II and NAIA athletes in […]

Indians Earn First Win Of The Season

by Coach Jodi Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indians were back in action last night against the Ottumwa Bulldogs. The girls would come out and dominate large parts of the first half and would get the first goal on the season in the 12th minute off Senior, Aleeya Cheney, with an assist from Senior, Kaia Graham. The […]

Indians Compete At Competitive Saydel Invitational

by Coach Mike Sterner The boys track and field team was back in action Thursday at a very competitive AND WINDY invitational. We were proud of how our young men competed after a quick turn around from Tuesday’s meet in Fairfield. Tonight ‘s highlights include Casey Hill winning the Discus with a new PR of […]

Statesmen Claim Simpson Invite Title

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Indianola–The William Penn men’s golf team battled windy conditions, but came out on top as it won the team crown at the Simpson Invitational Wednesday. Playing for the first time in 16 days, WPU was first out of five teams with a score of 304 at the par-71 Indianola Country Club, holding […]

Southern Iowa Speedway 2019 Season Underway

Season opener for the Southern Iowa Speedway - 2019

by Jerry Mackey Oskaloosa, Iowa: The 2019 racing season at the Musco Lighting Southern Iowa Speedway got underway on Wednesday night despite the cold windy conditions. The Southern Iowa Fairboard provided the racers with an extremely smooth and wide racing surface and the racers responded with a nearly caution free program that saw the final […]

Indians Battle A Tough DC-G Team

by Coach Jodi Steinlage The Oskaloosa girls opened up the season against a tough conference opponent in DC-G. The girls would play the Fillies tough in the 1st half but would give up a goal just past the midway point and that score would hold to halftime. “We were really happy with how the girls […]


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