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Indians Finish Season With Big Win Over South Tama

by Jamie Brockman Oskaloosa needed several things to happen a certain way Friday night in order to qualify for the Class 3A playoffs. Everything worked just right, including the Indians doing their job and beating South Tama 52-7 to finish the regular season at 6-3. The rest was out of their hands; however, the teams […]

Indians Volleyball Season Comes To An End

by Jamie Brockman Oskaloosa saw an impressive Volleyball season end Wednesday night when they fell 3-2 to Carlisle in the Class 4A Regional Tournament. Oskaloosa won an intense first set 28-26 for the early advantage. The Wildcats dominated the second set, winning 25-16. Osky took set three 25-19 but were unable to seal the deal […]

Oskaloosa Girls Swim Team Places Third At Conference Meet

by Jamie Brockman The Oskaloosa Girls Swim Team fought to a third-place finish in the Little Hawkeye Conference Meet held in Indianola. Oskaloosa finished ahead of Grinnell, who beat the Indians by 32 points early in the season, further proof of how much improvement and growth the team has achieved this season. Junior, Sophia Dykstra, […]

DeRonde Earns State XC Appearance

by Jamie Brockman Oskaloosa Sophomore runner Patrick DeRonde has qualified for the Class 3A State Cross Country Meet to be held next Saturday, November 2nd, at Lakeside Golf Course in Fort Dodge. DeRonde finished 14th, accomplishing the Central College course in 17:36.23, to qualify as an individual. The boy’s team finished 6th in the 11 […]

Indians To Battle For Playoff Opportunity

by Jamie Brockman Oskaloosa will look to earn their fourth straight Class 3A playoff berth tonight when they celebrate Senior night and close the regular season hosting winless South Tama tonight. The Indians are projected to earn the 16th and final seed, but several things must happen for that to be a reality. First, Oskaloosa […]

E.B.F.H.S Marching Band Earns 34th Division I Rating at State

On Saturday, Oct. 19th, the Eddyville-Blakesburg High School Marching Band earned their 34th consecutive Division I rating at State Marching Band Contest in Pella with a score of 88.2. That evening the band placed 3rd at the Mid-Iowa Band Championship in Ankeny. On Saturday, September 28th, the EBF Marching Band placed 2nd at the Marching […]

Indians Prevail Over The Panthers

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Oskaloosa Indians were looking to fix a few things after the defeat at Pella the previous week. One of those was to mark up another win on the season, 30-14 over the Panthers. Oskaloosa struck first when Will Schultz completed a 19-yard pass to Cooper Spry for the touchdown with just […]

E.B.F.H.S. Marching Band Earns Honors at Valleyfest

The Eddyville Blakesburg Fremont Marching Band had a very exciting day Saturday as the band had two performances at the Valleyfest and Showdown Competitions in West Des Moines. EBF won the Valleyfest 2A competition with a score of 55.6. The band also won the Outstanding Hornline, Color Guard, Soloist, and Drum Major Awards. Shanna Fellows […]

Pella Blows By The Indians

Pella, Iowa – Was it going to be two years in a row for the Indians to defeat the Little Dutch? The Little Dutch came out of the locker room looking to make a statement after last year’s defeat in Oskaloosa. The battle to claim a district title was named game of the week by […]

E.B.F.H.S. Band Places 3rd at Urbandale Invitational


On September 29th, the Eddyville Blakesburg Fremont High School Marching Band placed 3rd in class 2A competition at the Urbandale Marching Invitational with a score of 67.5. The E.B.F.H.S. Band outscored eight other bands including IKM Manning, PCM, Ogden, Perry, Knoxville, Clarke, Fort Dodge, and Marshalltown. The Drum Majors are Eric Schutt, Emma Mock, and […]


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