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EBF Competes At Mepo Tournament

EBF @ Mepo Tournament 10/11/18 by Coach Gladys Genskow “Even though we did not come out with any wins on the night, we played some tough teams and that is what we want near the end of our regular season. Striving for consistency in our play has been our goal the entire season and we […]

Indians Continue Quest For Outright District Title

Oskaloosa's Cole Henry takes off down field against the Knoxville Panthers en route to a 42-6 victory Friday night.

Knoxville, Iowa – The Oskaloosa Indians were off to a slow start on Friday night against the Knoxville Panthers. The Indians were 30 point favorites but only scored 7 points in the first quarter of play, due in part to the Panthers grit, and some costly penalties. “I thought they controlled the clock well in […]

7th Grade Volleyball Wraps Up Season Against Pella

by Coach Jodi Steinlage The 7th grade team was in action on Monday in what would turn out to be their last game of the season again Pella. The A-team would battle hard but would fall 1-2 with scores of 21-25, 20-25, and 25-15. The team was led by Lydia VanVeldhuizen with 6 aces and […]

Indians Stun Pella In A Rain Soaked Battle

The celebration erupted when Oskaloosa defeated Pella 36-35 on a gutsy 2 point conversion play in overtime. Photo by Denis Currier/Oskaloosa News

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Pella Dutch have had the Oskaloosa Indians number for the past 12 years. Both teams were eyeing the District 7 title, which includes an automatic birth into the state playoffs. The weather had already moved up the game time by over an hour and a half, and then the lightning delayed […]

The 7th Grade Volleyball team was in action twice last week.

by Coach Jodi Steinlage On Tuesday, the girls would host Norwalk. The A-team would play tough, but would fall in all 3 games with scores of 19-25, 19-25, and 14-25. The team was led by Bailee Smith with 4 aces and 1 kill followed by Camryn Schultz with 2 aces, 1 kill and 1 dig, […]

Oskaloosa MS Competes at Knoxville

by Coach Autumn Reisetter Tonight we competed at the make-up Knoxville meet, which is normally very hilly. We relocated to Knoxville High School, which happens to be very flat. The kids ran 1.8 miles tonight, and we got to see how we measure to most of the teams we will see on Monday at our […]

Oskaloosa 7th Grade Volleyball Wins At Newton

by Coach Jodi Steinlage The 7th grade volleyball teams were in action on Tuesday night as they traveled to Newton. All four teams would find success and come away with 4 wins. The girls would win 17 of the 20 sets against the Cardinals. The A team would come out hot and take the first […]

Indian Freshman Defeat Cardinals

The Oskaloosa Freshman team had one of the most exciting games ever on Friday night as they defeated the Newton Cardinals 54-49 and moved their record to a perfect 5-0. Newton controlled the first half, but the young Indians were able to take hold of the second half, and the offense was able to score […]

OMS Competes During 3rd Meet Of The Year

by Coach Autumn Reisetter We were finally able to get out and compete tonight. This was only our 3rd meet for the year, and the kids were ready to run. We have been working on bunching together and moving towards the front and the boys did a great job of that last night. We still […]

by Coach Gladys Genskow WOW what a match. I am proud of the intensity level our girls played in set 3 and 4. I felt like it was a slow start, but when it picked up our girls played hard. Our passing game got better as the night went on, but those serving errors came […]


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