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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 […]

Oskaloosa Takes Down The Cardinals

Newton, Iowa – It was a return home for Oskaloosa Head Football Coach Jake Jenkins. It was the first time he was returning home to Newton, but this time he was on the opposite side of the field and using the newly renamed visitor’s locker room, which was named in honor of his father. His […]

E.B.F.H.S Marching Places 2nd at Pella

On Saturday September 28th, the Eddyville Blakesburg Fremont Marching Band placed 2nd at the Marching Dutch Invitational Contest in Pella. The band earned a score of 66.35, 3 points behind West Marshall in class 2A. EBF won the Outstanding Color Guard Award. West Marshall won the Outstanding Drumline Award in class 2A. Eddyville Blakesburg Fremont […]

Indians Claim Homecoming Win

by Jamie Brockman Oskaloosa used big second and fourth quarter bursts to open Class 3A District 7 play with a 35-16 Homecoming win over Grinnell. Grinnell capitalized on early Oskaloosa mistakes to jump out to a 9-0 lead. The Tigers Kyle Dillon recovered an Osky fumble and returned it 18 yards for a touchdown and […]


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