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Oskaloosa Volleyball Looks To Build On Past Success

Oskaloosa Indians Volleyball 2017

Oskaloosa, Iowa – During a public question and answer session hosted by William Penn University and the Oskaloosa School District at Smokey Row in Oskaloosa. The hour-and-a-half long session featured every coach of a fall sport from both institutions. Oskaloosa Head Volleyball Coach Jennifer Comfort spoke to the crowd about her team’s outlook for 2017 […]

Indians Take The Field For 2017

Oskaloosa Indians Football 2017

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Temperatures were comfortable for an end of summer scrimmage, and the action on the field indicated that the fall could be hot for the Indians. The format was different than past years for the ‘Old Shoe Game’, when Centerville came to town for the preseason scrimmage. Oskaloosa Head Football Coach Jake Jenkins […]

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 […]

Rockets Celebrate Successful Softball Season

Community members came out to congratulate the EBF softball team on their successful season.

Eddyville, Iowa – The Eddyville Rockets took part in one of, if not the most, epic games ever played at the state softball tournament. The game which last three hours and twenty-four minutes, going 16 innings, is something the school district, players, family, and friends will never forget. But even though the team came up […]

Football Season Just On The Horizon

Those interested in football took part in a week long football camp hosted by the OHS coaching staff.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – With the last out called at Principal Park; the attention began to turn towards fall sports, like volleyball, cross country and football. On the repurposed practice field behind the Oskaloosa Middle School, the coaching staff from Oskaloosa High School conducted their football camp this past week. “New facilities down here with a […]

Local Youth Earns the Eagle Scout Award

On Thursday, July 27, Soren Richard Pearce of Oskaloosa was awarded the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the rank of Eagle Scout. A member of Troop 71, chartered by the Central United Methodist Church in Oskaloosa, Pearce is one of approximately 6 percent of all Boy Scouts who attain […]

Successful Indians Season Wraps Up

by Wade Steinlage History was made this summer, but the good times finally came to a close Tuesday night for the Oskaloosa baseball team as it was defeated by Harlan 6-0 in the quarterfinals of the Class 3A State Tournament. Oskaloosa, which wraps up its year at 28-14, qualified for state for the first time […]

Oskaloosa Takes Third at State, Breaks Record for Wins

by Wade Steinlage A second-straight state title was not to be, but the Oskaloosa Indian softball team still produced a plethora of memorable moments last week as it closed out its 2017 season with a third-place finish. Fourth-seeded Oskaloosa (31-13) opened its title defense with a 3-2 (8 innings) win over #5 seed Mount Pleasant […]

Indians State Bound for First Time in Two Decades

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian baseball team is going dancing at state after a pair of late-inning rallies last week. For the first time since 1998 and just the second time in program history, Oskaloosa (28-13) has qualified for the state tournament. The Indians claimed the Class 3A District 12 title Monday with a […]

E-B-F Claims Heart-Breaking Runner-Up Trophy

by Wade Steinlage Just three outs away from its first-ever state title, the Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Rocket softball team was stunned as it was relegated to runner-up in Class 2A last week. The Rockets (32-8) began state competition Monday with a 7-2 win over #3 seed Waterloo Columbus. The #6 seed then took down #2 seed Interstate […]


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