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8th Grade Girls Edge Past Newton

The 8th grade girls were back in action last night against the town of Newton. The girls won with ease last time against these girls but this contest was much closer. Our girls led as much as 8 points in the game but could not pull away. Newton fought back to a tie ball game […]

7th Grade Girls Take Down Cardinals

The Oskaloosa Indians 7th grade basketball game hosted Newton on Thursday night. In the A game both teams started slow. The Indians got many good looks but they weren’t falling. The team continued to push the basketball and work at executing their offense. The Indians held a 9-8 lead at halftime. Coaches encouraged the players […]

Osky JV Wrestlers Finding Some Success

Oskaloosa vs. Norwalk and Winterset JV matches December 7 2017 106: Robert Mason (OSKA) over Theo Clark (NORW) (Dec 4-1) 106: Taykoa Millan (OSKA) over Theo Clark (NORW) (Fall 1:34) 135: Jayden Larsen (NORW) over Jason Garrett (OSKA) (Fall 1:28) 145: Leland Evans (OSKA) over Nathan Moore (NORW) (Dec 7-6) 152: Tristen Duncan (NORW) over […]

Dutch overwhelm Wolves in first-semester finale

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — With a month-long layover on the horizon, the Central College wrestling team blew past their opponents from Nebraska Wesleyan University Thursday night 42-3. The triumph gave Central (2-1, 1-1 conference) its first win of the Iowa Conference season. Juniors Lane Rumelhart (174 pounds, Guthrie Center) and Tristan Clark (141 pounds, Monroe, PCM HS) […]

NAIA Releases Second Set of Wrestling Polls

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–Five Statesmen wrestlers are ranked within the conference as the NAIA released its second set of polls this week. John Altieri (Jr., Warwick, R.I., Sociology) continues to guide WPU’s grapplers, sitting 10th nationally at 125 pounds. His ranking helps the navy and gold to #42 in the NAIA with 11 points. Grand […]

Mexico football game to include eight Central players

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA —A contingent of eight players will represent the Central College football program in this year’s Tazon De Estrellas (Bowl of the Stars) on December 16 in Tijuana, Mexico. Wide receivers Kohle Helle (senior, Guttenberg, Clayton Ridge HS) and Sam Markham (senior, Atlantic) will be joined on the offense by center Josh Brunk (senior, West […]

Oskaloosa Varsity Boys Basketball Tops Centerville

Oskaloosa's Jared Kruse goes for 2 against Centerville on Tuesday night.

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Oskaloosa Indians boys basketball team kept the winning streak rolling on Tuesday night as they downed the Centerville Big Reds 92-65. Oskaloosa Head Coach Ryan Parker said that with the strong performance there are still things the team can do to help shore up its performances in the future. The defense […]

Dutch drop men’s basketball contest to Prairie Wolves

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — In a back-and-forth contest Wednesday night, the Central College men’s basketball team fell to Iowa Conference foe Nebraska Wesleyan 99-86. With 11:29 remaining in the second half, Central faced a 60-59 deficit but was unable to overtake Nebraska Wesleyan (6-0 overall, 2-0 conference). The Prairie Wolves scored on 12-straight possessions to take an […]

Helton leads Dutch to second women’s basketball conference victory

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA, IOWA— For the first time since 2002, the Central College women’s basketball team is 2-1 in Iowa Conference play after an 86-77 triumph over Nebraska Wesleyan University Wednesday night. Central (4-3 overall) senior guard Jessica Helton (Nevada) had a huge night with 23 points and nine rebounds, both career highs. “Really proud of Jessica […]

Cleaver Chosen to Guide Volleyball Program

Aleesha Cleaver

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–William Penn University Athletics Director Nik Rule is proud to announce that Aleesha Cleaver has been hired as Head Volleyball Coach. Cleaver, who becomes the 12th head coach in the program’s history, will come to WPU from Southwestern Community College in Creston where she served in the same position for the past […]


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