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Indian Baseball Compete During Hot, Busy Week

Senior Alex DeJong fires his right arm from short stop to first base against Indianola.

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian baseball team did enough to stay in the silver position in the league standings this past week. Oskaloosa (17-10, 12-6 LHC) opened the week Tuesday, falling 4-1 to Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont. The squad was then upended twice by Indianola Wednesday, falling 6-5 and 9-1. The week turned around Friday with a […]

Indian Softball Works Around Storms, Faces Stiff Competition

Megan Mooreman keeps an eye on the Indianola's 3rd base runner.

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian softball team took on some of the best teams in the entire state this week. Oskaloosa (24-8, 12-4 LHC) opened the week with a 3-2 win over Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Tuesday. The team then fell 10-0 (6 innings) to Indianola Wednesday, but bounced back Thursday with a 10-1 victory over Pella […]

David Gravel Fires Winning Shot in Brownells Big Guns Bash at Knoxville!

David Gravel won the Brownells Big Guns Bash Saturday at Knoxville (Dave Biro - DB3 Imaging)

Ryan Giles Wins Weather-Shortened 360 Feature by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (June 30, 2018) – David Gravel won a thriller Saturday night at Knoxville Raceway in the finale of the weekend’s Brownells Big Guns Bash! The Watertown, Connecticut driver’s win was his third career at Knoxville, and was worth $10,000 aboard the CJB Motorsports #5. […]

Donny Schatz Dominates Brownells Big Guns Bash Night One at Knoxville!

Donny Schatz won night one of the Brownells Big Guns Bash with the World of Outlaws Friday at Knoxville (Knoxville Raceway Photo)

No One Can Turn Down Kelby Watt in 305’s by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (June 29, 2018) – Donny Schatz kicked off the Brownells Big Guns Bash weekend with a dominating win Friday night at Knoxville Raceway. Though there was little doubt up front, fantastic racing behind the leader kept the large crowd gathered on […]

Grinnell’s White named CSCAA Scholar All-American

Grinnell College Athletics

GRINNELL, Iowa – Summer White ’18, who wrapped up a stellar diving career at Grinnell College in 2017-18, has been named Scholar All-America honorable mention by the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) for the second year in a row. The award recognizes students that have achieved a grade point average of […]

Housley, Agee, Anderson, Griffiths and Sutter Take Wins on Mahaska Kids Night

by Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (June 27th, 2018) – Racing finally came back to the Musco Lighting Southern Iowa Speedway presented by KBOE 104.9 FM for the first time in four weeks. Mahaska Bottling was the nights sponsor meanwhile the kids got involved with car rides after hot laps then a Candy and Nickel Toss […]

Brian Brown Ties Earl Wagner With 43 Knoxville Wins!

Brian Brown picked up the $5,000 Mid-Season Championship Saturday at Knoxville (Knoxville Raceway Photo)

Clint Garner Back on Top in 360’s; Eric Bridger Keeps Cruising in 305’s by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (June 23, 2018) – Brian Brown notched a historic win in Saturday’s Farm Bureau Mid-Season Championship Night when he tied legend and National Sprint Car Hall of Fame inductee, Earl Wagner, with 43 career wins in Knoxville […]

Barnstormers Clinch Championship Game Appearance

Iowa wins 48-17 in Des Moines Des Moines, IA – The Iowa Barnstormers (12-3) defeated the Nebraska Danger (4-11) by the score of 48-17. Barnstormers being the number one seed in the playoffs, hosted the Danger Friday night in Wells Fargo Arena. They will host the United Bowl July 7 at Wells Fargo Arena. The […]

Challenger League at the Lacey Recreation Complex

Imagine The Possibilities - Challenger Game 2018 (submitted photo)

An exciting game of softball was hosted by Imagine the Possibilities Mahaska Challenger League on 6-13-18 at the Lacey Recreation Complex. The game was a cheerful, fun game and everyone won! As spectators cheered for the players, and players from both teams cheered for each other, happy faces and happy hearts were evident throughout! For […]

Indian Softball Defeats Two LHC Opponents

Josie Bunnell rounds 3rd, congratulated by Coach Harms on her way to home plate after hitting a Grand Slam (photo by Wendy Van Roekel)

by Wade Steinlage The Oskaloosa Indian softball team won both of its contests as it looks to build momentum for the rest of the season. Oskaloosa (21-4, 11-3 LHC) defeated Dallas Center-Grimes 4-2 Monday and then won 10-3 over Norwalk Friday. OHS 4, Dallas Center-Grimes 2 The Indians led 3-0 after three frames, but DC-G […]


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