Posts With Keyword ‘Pella Boys Track and Field’

Pella Boys’, Girls’ Track Shine in Final Home Meet

Posted: Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 at 6:00 am

It was senior night for the Pella boys’ and girls’ track teams Monday night, and it was the Dutch who shined the brightest all over the Pella Stadium oval, sweeping the co-ed meet.

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Plenty of Prep Leading up to State Qualifying Meet for Little Dutch

Posted: Monday, May 6th, 2013 at 6:00 am

Both Pella High track and field teams have two big meets coming up this week.

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Drake Relays Begin Today

Posted: Thursday, April 25th, 2013 at 6:01 am

We can finally say that warmer weather has impeccable timing, as things seem to be warming up just in time to heat up the action on the Blue Oval at Drake Stadium for the Drake Relays.

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Six Little Dutch Events Headed to Blue Oval

Posted: Monday, April 22nd, 2013 at 6:01 am

The “Blue Oval” in Drake will be infiltrated with several Pella girls and the boys as well, as the Little Dutch qualified six events for the illustrious Drake Relays this week.

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Drake Relays the Focus for Some Area Runners

Posted: Thursday, April 18th, 2013 at 6:00 am

With the coveted Drake Relays looming later on next week, teams and athletes alike are scrambling to get their times, distances and heights qualified for the illustrious event.

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Pella Girls, Boys First, Pella Christian Third; Knoxville 2nd and 4th in Oskaloosa

Posted: Monday, April 15th, 2013 at 6:00 am

The cold, breezy weather did not keep our area track teams away Saturday, and it even brought about some new personal and season bests.

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Pella Boys’ Track in Action Today at Central

Posted: Friday, March 15th, 2013 at 6:00 am

Pella will be joining over 30 other teams at Central College today, as the Dutch hosts an indoor invitational this afternoon.

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Depth for Pella Boys’ Track Both Good and Bad

Posted: Thursday, March 7th, 2013 at 6:00 am

With another big number of kids going out for track this year, Pella High head boys’ track coach, Brent Van Hauen has the unenviable task of shuffling kids around so they all get their fair shake over the course of the season.

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Pella’s Buchheit Makes UNI His Choice

Posted: Tuesday, May 29th, 2012 at 6:00 am


Pella High School’s outstanding distance runner Zach Buchheit will continue his career at the Division I collegiate level.

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Local Athletes Finish Strong in Final Day of State Track Meet

Posted: Monday, May 21st, 2012 at 6:04 am

A handful of second-place finishes highlighted the third and final day of the 2012 Coed State Track and Field Championships for our local high school athletes.  

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Van Roekel Repeats at 400 Hurdles Champ; Local Teams Perform Well in 2nd Day at State Track

Posted: Saturday, May 19th, 2012 at 6:04 am

A repeat State Title performance from PCM’s Jordan Van Roekel in the Class 2A 400 Meter Hurdles got the second day of the 2012 Coed State Track and Field Championships off to a great start for the Marion County-area athletes in the field.  

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Buchheit’s State Title Highlights Opening Day of State Track Meet

Posted: Friday, May 18th, 2012 at 6:03 am

The opening day of the 2012 Coed State Track and Field Championships has already netted one State Champion and a handful of medalist performances by our local high school squads.  

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Jumping Events, Shuttle Hurdle Preliminaries Open State Track Meet Today for Local Athletes

Posted: Thursday, May 17th, 2012 at 6:03 am

Following nearly a week of excitement and final preparations, the 2012 Coed State Track and Field Championships get underway today at Drake Stadium in Des Moines.

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Local Track Standouts Punch Tickets to State Meet

Posted: Friday, May 11th, 2012 at 6:04 am

Though an official list of the girls and boys State Track Meet qualifiers won’t be available until later this afternoon, it’s safe to say that our local area athletes had a number of very impressive showings at Thursday night’s District Meets.

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Local Track Teams Set Sights on State Meet in Tonight’s Qualifying Competitions

Posted: Thursday, May 10th, 2012 at 6:01 am

Today marks decision day for our local track and field athletes, as they’ll put their best efforts forth this evening in hopes of earning a spot in the field at this month’s 2012 Coed State Track and Field Championships.

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Pella Track Squads Sweep Dutch Invite

Posted: Tuesday, May 8th, 2012 at 6:03 am

The home track advantage was a good one for the Pella High track and field squads Monday night, as they took both the girls and boys team titles at the Dutch Invite.

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Van Roekel, Pella High Boys Provide Strong Close to Drake Relays for Local Athletes

Posted: Monday, April 30th, 2012 at 6:04 am

An impressive opening for Marion County area athletes in the high school portion of the 2012 Drake Relays on Thursday was met with a fitting end on Saturday as a relay team and an individual each closed out the marquee track and field event with strong performances.  

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Drake Relays – Saturday High School Results

Posted: Saturday, April 28th, 2012 at 2:00 pm

A pair of events today will feature Marion County area athletes at the 2012 Drake Relays in Des Moines.

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Several Local High Schoolers Compete in Friday Sessions at Drake Relays

Posted: Saturday, April 28th, 2012 at 6:03 am

Cooler temperatures and higher-ranked competition prevented our local high school athletes from having the same degree of success on Friday at the Drake Relays as they enjoyed on Thursday, but 23 total athletes competing in five different events still came away with a number of things to be proud of.  

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High School Portion of Drake Relays Opens Today

Posted: Thursday, April 26th, 2012 at 6:00 am

The 2012 Drake Relays officially began on Tuesday with the Grand Blue Mile, but for our local high school athletes, the action begins today at Drake Stadium in Des Moines.

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