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Eagles Best Indians In Little Hawkeye Opener

The Oskaloosa Volleyball team traveled to Pella Christian to open Little Hawkeye Conference action on Tuesday night. The match was a tall test for the Indians against the #10 team in Class 2A, with the Eagles winning 25-23, 25-22, 25-15. I thought we played well in spurts; I saw a lot of fight in this […]

Rockets Win First Conference Matchup

Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Rockets

What a GREAT 1st Conference Win. We came ready to play. Our serving was tough and we did better at bettering the ball on free ball situations. Hitters executed well tonight. I am proud of how well we controlled the match. We didn’t let down at any time. We still have a lot of growing […]

Indians Fall To Bondurant-Farrar

by Jennifer Comfort The Oskaloosa Volleyball team lost a tough match against Bondurant-Farrar last night 18-25, 22-25, 11-25. The first half of the match was a pretty even fight with the teams trading points with tough serving and long rallies. Leading 21-18 in the 2nd set, Josie injured her head while diving for a ball […]

Indians Unable To End Dutch Streak

Seth Howard pushes in from 3 yards out for the only Oskaloosa score against the Dutch.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Pella Dutch made the short hop to Oskaloosa to take on the Indians, and to see if their 41 game winning streak would continue. With the Indians and Dutch tied at 7 each part way through the 2nd quarter, it looked like that winning streak had a possibility of coming to […]

Rockets In Action At Fairfield


Its always good to get that first match under our belts. Lots to work on this year for this team. We had some great moments, but found ourselves inconsistent in all areas of play. We have some key positions with young players this year. They will grow into their positions as they get more experience. […]

Indians Start Season With Two Wins At Home

The Indians celebrate a great effort at home. Photo by Wendy Van Roekel

by Jennifer Comfort The Oskaloosa Volleyball team started off the 2017 season with two victories at home on Tuesday evening. The Indians beat Colfax-Mingo 25-22, 25-19. The second victory would take three sets to win 15-25, 25-19, 15-10. With many new faces on the court, the girls had a lot of jitters we worked through […]

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 […]


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