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Southern Iowa Speedway 2019 Season Underway

Season opener for the Southern Iowa Speedway - 2019

by Jerry Mackey Oskaloosa, Iowa: The 2019 racing season at the Musco Lighting Southern Iowa Speedway got underway on Wednesday night despite the cold windy conditions. The Southern Iowa Fairboard provided the racers with an extremely smooth and wide racing surface and the racers responded with a nearly caution free program that saw the final […]

Southern Iowa Speedway Set For Season Opener

Derrick Agee took heat two for Stock Cars at the Southern Iowa Speedway on Wednesday night.

Oskaloosa, Iowa: The MUSCO Lighting Southern Iowa Speedway located on the Mahaska County Fairgrounds in Oskaloosa is set to wave the first green flag of the 2019 season on Wednesday, April 10th. The Kraig Ford/Pella Motors season opener will feature four classes of race cars on the monster ½ mile dirt track, Midstate Machine Stock […]

Bases Loaded, Game On!

Oskaloosa Spring Baseball

Baseball season is officially underway with the first games of the season played on Sunday, March 31st. A good doubleheader scrimmage for Oskaloosa vs Peak Performance at the Lacey Recreation Complex was played Sunday afternoon. The host team is made up of Oskaloosa high school players and Doug Yates, coach, stated: “We are getting the […]

3rd Annual Pot of Gold – Half Marathon & 5K

Pot-O-Gold Half Marathon (photo by MCRF)

This weekend the Oskaloosa Education Foundation held their 3rd Annual Pot of Gold shared Half Marathon & 5K. All proceeds raised go towards the Oskaloosa Education Fund for Scholarships for high school seniors. The race began 3 years ago in memory of Issac Hoven a cross country runner at Oskaloosa Schools. This years race took […]

Southern Iowa Speedway Season Opener Reset

Derrick Agee took heat two for Stock Cars at the Southern Iowa Speedway on Wednesday night.

Oskaloosa, Iowa: The 2019 Southern Iowa Speedway season opener has fallen victim to the lingering cold wet spring that we have been enduring. The Monster ½ mile dirt track located on the Mahaska County Fairgrounds will now see the first green flag of the season on Wednesday, April 10th. The Caleb Hammond Memorial race scheduled […]

One Oskaloosa Family Shares Multiple State Titles

by Jamie Brockman Growing up, every athlete wants to be the best and win championships; however it takes a lot of hard work and dedication from coaches, parents and the athlete. Oskaloosa High School has won state championships in five team sports in school history. Boys golf and boys Cross Country have each enjoyed big […]

Bravettes Battle At The Well

The Montezuma Bravettes battled tough but came up short on the 50th Anniversary of Montezuma's 6 on 6 title.

Des Moines, Iowa – The Montezuma Bravettes have a storied basketball heritage. In 1969, the Bravettes won the girls 6 on 6 title, solidifying their status in the history of basketball in Iowa. Forward 50 years to 2019, and the Montezuma Bravettes were fighting to have their own legacy, but those dreams came to an […]

Oskaloosa Girls Look to Keep Streak Alive Heading Into Holiday Break

The Oskaloosa Girls Basketball team gets a big win, and brings the traveling trophy home to Oskaloosa.

by Jamie Brockman The 2-7 (1-3 LHC) Oskaloosa Girls are riding a train of momentum they haven’t enjoyed in years, holding a two-game win streak heading into tonight’s home contest vs. Pella. The Lady Dutch handled byOskaloosa in both meetings last year 63-14 and 70-32, but this Indian squad is much more confident and looking […]

Oskaloosa Boys Look to Bounce Back vs Pella

Cole Henry had 29 points and 15 rebounds against Newton on Friday night.

By:  Jamie Brockman Fresh off their first loss this season, the Oskaloosa boys (7-1 and 3-1 LHC) return to action tonight when they host Pella as the battle for the top of the LHC continues. Oskaloosa handled Pella in both meetings last year winning 72-45 and 65-56. This year, however, the Little Dutch are riding […]

MCSC’s Youth Soccer at the Lacey Recreation Complex

MCSC's Youth Soccer (submitted photo)

Mahaska County Youth Soccer Club, the Oskaloosa 4-5 year olds “Just For Kids” through U19 youth, are in their fall season at the Lacey Recreation Complex. Thursday and Saturday last week brought near 300 spectators cheering their favorite Osky teams! Soccer balls and youth laughter could be seen on the fields despite the wet & […]


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