Posts With Keyword ‘Pella Football’

Pella Athletes Sign On to Continue Careers into College

Posted: Thursday, November 15th, 2018 at 6:01 am

Six athletes from Pella High School have made their intentions known for continuing their athletic careers.

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Pella Comeback Comes Up Just Short in Classic Defensive Contest with Xavier

Posted: Saturday, October 27th, 2018 at 6:01 am

In one of the best defensive efforts in program playoff history, the Pella offense could not get firing until late in a 14-6 loss to Xavier in instant classic heard live on 92.1 KRLS.

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Football Friday Night Profile – Round One Playoffs – Ryan Gustafson

Posted: Friday, October 26th, 2018 at 7:30 pm

Andrew Schneider meets the Pella football quarterback ahead of a state championship game rematch from 2017.

State Championship Rematch Kicks Off Playoffs Again for Pella Football Team

Posted: Friday, October 26th, 2018 at 6:00 am

It’s a rematch of the 2017 Class 3A State Championship game to start the playoffs tonight, when No. 14 Pella travels to No. 3 Xavier.

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Football Playoff Brackets Determined; Four Local Teams Competing on 10/26

Posted: Monday, October 22nd, 2018 at 6:01 am

The 2018 Iowa High School Football Playoff brackets have been released by the Iowa High School Athletic Association.

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Pella Football Dominant in Senior Night Win Over Grinnell

Posted: Saturday, October 20th, 2018 at 5:57 am

Needing a win to clinch an at-large bid in the playoffs, Pella dominated against long-time rival Grinnell, 43-14, as heard live on KNIAKRLS.com.

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Former Pella Athletes Thriving for Drake Football Program

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 5:59 am


Photos by Drake Athletics

Two former Pella standout football athletes are thriving on the Drake Bulldogs defense this season.

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Football Friday Night Feature – Week Eight – Pella’s Highway to Dordt

Posted: Friday, October 12th, 2018 at 8:00 pm

Each year, we take a look back at the athletes of Marion County past who have moved on to the next level. Some of the best players to ever hit the gridiron in Iowa — who graduated from the schools in the Tulip City, have made it a lot easier to find where they are now, because they are all in one place.

Andrew Schneider made the trip to northwest Iowa last weekend to learn more about the up and coming program attracting Pella’s best, on this week’s Football Friday Night feature.

(Audio included from Dordt Football Radio Network)

RPI Shaping Up in High School Football

Posted: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 at 5:57 am

The Ratings Percentage Index, calculated by the Iowa High School Athletic Association, is starting to take a more clear shape after week seven of the Iowa High School Football Season, with local playoff contenders eying a high finish to ensure a playoff trip.

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Oskaloosa Topples Pella in District Title Showdown

Posted: Saturday, October 6th, 2018 at 6:01 am

A matchup that has all but wrapped up the 3A District 7 crown fell to the side of a team other than Pella for the first time in six years.

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Football Friday Night Playbook – Week Seven – Corner Blitz

Posted: Friday, October 5th, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Trevor Castle sits down with Ben Bollard to discuss an evolving play in the Dutch defensive playbook.

Pella and Oskaloosa to Clash in Matchup Likely to Determine District Champion

Posted: Friday, October 5th, 2018 at 6:00 am

The Class 3A District 7 championship will likely be decided tonight when No. 3 ranked Pella travels to face Oskaloosa.

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Little Dutch Score Early and Often in Shutout Rout of Panthers

Posted: Saturday, September 22nd, 2018 at 6:01 am


Everything that could go right for the Pella football team last night did, as they scored seven first half touchdowns in rout to a 57-0 drubbing of Knoxville at Historic Ken Locke Stadium, a game heard live both on KNIA and KRLS.

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Football Friday Night Profile – Week Five – Aaron Downs

Posted: Friday, September 21st, 2018 at 7:30 pm

This week’s player profile is about the energy of Pella’s high-scoring offense – Aaron Downs, who leads Class 3A with his 11 touchdowns heading into week five.

Pella Alum Nathan Clayberg Named to Allstate AFCA Good Works Team

Posted: Sunday, September 16th, 2018 at 5:57 am

A Pella football alumnus has been making a big impact off the field during his time at Drake University.

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Pella Football Team Climbs Out of Early Hole to Dominate Carlisle

Posted: Saturday, September 15th, 2018 at 6:00 am

Despite early success from the power option ground-and-pound of Carlisle, No. 3 Pella, as they so often have over the years, took control of the game on both sides of halftime in a 35-22 win, as heard live on 92.1 KRLS.

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Pella Faces Physical Option Attack from Carlisle Tonight

Posted: Friday, September 14th, 2018 at 5:59 am

No. 3 Pella is looking for a percent conclusion to the non-district football season against rival Carlisle tonight.

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Big Third Quarter Keeps Pella Football Undefeated

Posted: Saturday, September 8th, 2018 at 6:00 am

It seemed sketchy at intermission, but three big third quarter touchdowns were enough to motor the Pella High football team past Norwalk last night, 31 – 17, in a game heard live on KNIAKRLS.com.

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Pella Football Faces Familiar Norwalk Team Tonight

Posted: Friday, September 7th, 2018 at 5:58 am

No. 4 Pella will compete against a very familiar face on the gridiron this evening when they travel to Norwalk.

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Pella Wins in Tough-Nosed Blowout over Mt. Pleasant

Posted: Saturday, September 1st, 2018 at 6:00 am

Another week, another dominating win for Pella in a 35-6 blowout of Mt. Pleasant, as heard live on KRLS2 at kniakrls.com.

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