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Vanwyk Qualifies For State Bowling Tournament

The Oskaloosa boys and girls bowling teams came up just short at the state qualifying tournament held in Ottumwa. Both teams finished 2nd behind Ottumwa. “Both boys and girls bowled well today,” said head coach Tony Witt. “I am very proud of the season that they had. They really came together as a team and […]

Area Wrestlers Compete At State Tournament

2018 Iowa High School State Wrestling Tournament.

by Joe Milledge Beginning Thursday February 15th, the 98th annual Iowa High School state wrestling tournament will begin in Des Moines. Wrestlers from every corner of the state – 672 to be exact- will compete for one of 8 medals in each weight class. The tournament doesn’t just bring in 284 schools, it brings in […]

Indians Take Down Chariton In Last Regular Season Game

Oskaloosa Senior Jared Kruse in action against Chariton on Tuesday night.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Oskaloosa Indians returned home on Tuesday night after suffering their third loss of the season. The Indians came up short against Indianola on Monday night, falling 52-61, and settling for conference co-champions with Norwalk. Tuesday night, the Chariton Chargers were the victim of a team trying to let everyone know they […]

Blake Van Veldhuizen Selected To The South Team For Annual Shrine Bowl

Blake Van Veldhuizen

The Iowa High School Football Coaches Association has selected the Coaches for the 2018 Iowa Shrine All-Star Football Classic. The game will be played Saturday, July 21, 2018, at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls starting at 4:00 P.M. The South Head Coach is: Sam Anderson, Urbandale Assistant Coaches: Matt Malausky, Lenox, Lorenzo White, Woodward Academy, […]

Oskaloosa Boys Bowling Team Claims Conference Championship

The Oskaloosa Bowling teams bowled well at the recent conference tournament, with the boy’s team taking the win over; Newton, Knoxville, Pella, Norwalk, Bondurant-Farrar, and Pella Christian. The girl’s team was edged by Newton, but they defeated the rest of the field. Oskaloosa girls best single game went to Nikki Parlet with a 168. Maliyah […]

OHS Football Standouts Sign Letters Of Intent

Oskaloosa's Blake Va signed his letter of intent to play for Iowa Western. The 6' 1" had 47.5 total tackles on the year, with 4 sacks. (submitted photo)

Oskaloosa Wins Their First Little Hawkeye Conference Title

The 2017-18 Oskaloosa Indians are Little Hawkeye Conference Champions

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Oskaloosa Indians defeated the Pella Dutch 65-56 on Tuesday night in Oskaloosa. The win guaranteed them at least co-champion status in the Little Hawkeye Conference, something the team hasn’t done before in that conference. The last time the Indians were conference champions was back in 1996 when the Indians were part […]

Oskaloosa Indians 2018 Conference Swim Meet

The Oskaloosa Indian swimmers went to their conference meet on Saturday in Boone and showed once again that the program is continuing to move in the right direction. (photo provided)

by Todd Miller The Oskaloosa Indian swimmers went to their conference meet on Saturday in Boone and showed once again that the program is continuing to move in the right direction. Last year they were only able to be on the podium a couple of times and this year they were on the podium in […]

Oskaloosa Girls Fall Short In Closest Contest This Season

Marleigh Denburger brings the ball up the floor against Newton.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – If you measure success only by wins and losses, you might be overlooking the growth happening with a young Oskaloosa girls basketball team. The girls are 0-18 on the season with their loss to Newton on Tuesday night, but head coach Jacie White says that her team plays well at times. They […]

Indians Edge Past The Cardinals

The Oskaloosa Indians celebrate their victory over the Newton Cardinals on Tuesday night.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Newton Cardinals came to town on Tuesday evening, looking to topple the number one team in Class 3A. By the time the dust settled, they had nearly accomplished their goal. The Indians held on for the win, 57-56 over the Cardinals. Oskaloosa Head Coach Ryan Parker said that the victory was […]


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