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Indians Gain Valuable Experience On The Field And Under The Lights

Oskaloosa Senior Casey Hill will be a threat on both sides of the ball for the Indians in 2018.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – For the Oskaloosa Indians, the practices may have seemed long and tedious, but the work they have put in during the offseason and in practice had a chance to shine under the lights. For third-year head coach Jake Jenkins, he’s starting off the season with two successful seasons behind him. “It’s early,” […]

Indians Receive Postseason Laurels

by Wade Steinlage A solid 2018 season that finished one win shy of another state tournament berth netted quite a few postseason awards for the Oskaloosa Indian baseball team. OHS, which was 23-13 overall and 12-6 in the Little Hawkeye Conference, concluded the year with a 5-0 loss to Bondurant Farrar in the Class 3A […]

WPU, OHS Again Hosting Fall Media and Community Night

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The 2018-2019 school year is rolling around the bend and the Statesmen and Indian athletics departments would like to invite the media and public out to meet and hear from their fall sports coaches. The Second Annual Fall WPU/OHS Athletics Media and Community Night is being planned for Tuesday, August 27 at 7 p.m. at […]

Jenkins Starts Third Year As Indians Head Coach

The Indians started off their 2018 season with camp on Monday.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The sound of whistles, the smell of cut grass, and a painted gridiron indicate that football season is just around the corner. Oskaloosa Head Football Coach Jake Jenkins is starting his third year at the helm of the Oskaloosa Indians Varsity Team. As camp got underway on Monday, Jenkins was surveying the […]

Indians Claim Numerous Postseason Awards

by Wade Steinlage A successful season warranted numerous accolades for the Oskaloosa Indian softball team. Following a 27-9 season in which OHS was ranked in the top 10 for most of it and finished second in the conference, the program collected 12 total laurels. The awards season began three weeks ago with seven Indians earning […]

Oskaloosa Baseball Denied Return Trip to State

A return trip to Principal Park was out of reach for the Indians, as they fell to Bondurant-Farrar 5-0 on Wednesday night. (photo by Tasha Janssen)

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian baseball team finished one win shy of reaching its goal of getting back to the Final Site as it closed out a memorable 2018 season last week. Oskaloosa (23-13) claimed its fourth-straight district title Monday with a 10-9 win over Ballard. Unfortunately, the offense was stymied against Bondurant-Farrar in […]

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 […]

Softball Season Ends For Indians

Anna Jones with a single against Fairfield on Saturday night.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Indians were leading the Fairfield Trojans at the end of three-inning by a score of 4-0 off the bat of Abby Braundmeier celebrates after a three-run homer against Fairfield on Saturday night. and her three-run homer. The Trojans battled back in the sixth inning, scoring a run, and building their confidence. […]


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