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Musco Lighting Fall Challenge Hosts Over 220 Race Teams

Southern Iowa Speedway

by Jerry Mackey Oskaloosa, Iowa: the Annual Musco Lighting Fall Challenge brought the curtain down on the 2020 Stock Car Racing Season at the Mahaska County Fairgrounds in Oskaloosa this past weekend. The Southern Iowa Speedway hosted over 220 race teams for the two day event sponsored in part by Musco Lighting, Dickey Transport, Middlekoop […]

Youth Football Continues

YMCA’s youth flag football season has ended after a fun season of play and much cheering! Never fear if you are looking for more football because Oskaloosa Youth Tackle Football players are now making touchdowns! The 5th and 6th graders play on Sundays at Vernard fields in University Park. Learning the fundamentals in a fun […]

Carter Takes Two At Caleb Hammond Memorial SIS

Caleb Hammond prepares to take the 46-7 car onto the track at the Southern Iowa Speedway. (photo by Denis Currier/Oskaloosa News)

Oskaloosa, Iowa: A packed infield full of race cars greeted the Southern Iowa Fair crowd on Wednesday night for the 2nd Annual Caleb Hammond Memorial. At the age of 9 the racing community lost a young man that loved racing and his second annual Memorial race brought an outstanding field of cars to the Mahaska […]

Carter Claims Bounty As Drivers Beat The Heat At SIS

Southern Iowa Speedway

Oskaloosa, Iowa: Wyffels Hybrids hosted the racing action on the hottest night of the year Wednesday night at the Southern Iowa Speedway. Despite the very hot night racing went on as scheduled with a very swift program being run. The headliner of the night was the MidState Machine Stock Car 16 lap feature. Derrick Agee […]

Anderson Scores First Win Of The Season At SIS

Southern Iowa Speedway

Oskaloosa, Iowa: Wednesday night it was KIIC Thunder Country Night at the races as all five classes were in action on the Great ½ mile on the Mahaska County Fairgrounds in Oskaloosa. The headliner of the night was the 16 lap Oskaloosa Quality Rental Sportmod main event. Logan Anderson shot into the lead by overtaking […]

DeYoung Scores First Win, Wood Rides Out Nasty Flip At SIS

Southern Iowa Speedway

Oskaloosa, Iowa: It was KBOE Hall of Fame Voting Wednesday night at the Southern Iowa Speedway, the drivers were provided a very smooth wide race track which made for a very exciting night of racing. The final race of the night was the 16 lap feature for the Oskaloosa Quality Rental Sportmods. The main event […]

Southern Iowa Speedway Sees First Racing Action of 2020

by Jerry Mackey Oskaloosa, Iowa: One month following the scheduled racing season opener, the Southern Iowa Speedway was able to run races still under the Covid-19 Pandemic guidelines. Following Governor Reynolds restrictions, races were allowed but spectators were not allowed to attend. A great contingent of drivers attended the opening nights racing action on a […]

Southern Iowa Speedway Season Opener Delayed Again!

by Jerry Mackey Oskaloosa, Iowa: The 2020 Stock Car Racing season opener at the Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa has been delayed two more weeks to Wednesday, May 20th. Following Governor Reynolds continuation of the current Covid-19 guidelines pertaining to social gatherings and recreational events limiting the numbers, the Southern Iowa Speedway officials have announced […]

Wood & Plummer Take Fall Challenge Night One Wins

Southern Iowa Speedway

Mother Nature Claims Night Number Two Oskaloosa, Iowa: The Musco Lighting Fall Challenge opener was held on Friday, September 20th with a strong field of 75 competitors signed in on a nice fall evening and racing was held in front of a good sized enthusiastic crowd. The final race of the night was the Mid […]

Sash To Be Inducted Into 2019 IHSAA Football Hall Of Fame

Iowa – The IHSAA recently announced the 2019 class of Iowa Football Hall of Fame inductees. On November 22nd, 2019, during the Class 4A championship game at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls, Oskaloosa’s own Tyler Sash will be inducted. “Sash was a two-time all-state selection at Oskaloosa before eventually continuing his football career at the […]


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