Posts With Keyword ‘Pella High Baseball’

Vander Leest’s 14 Strikeouts Power Pella past Des Moines North, Pella Christian Falls to West Marshall

Posted: Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 at 5:57 am

Landon Vander Leest struck out 14 Des Moines North batters on his way to a complete game two-hit shutout as the Pella baseball team knocked off the Polar Bears 2-0 last night in the Tulip City. Across town, Pella Christian fell to West Marshall 5-1.

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Pella High Baseball, Softball Teams Fall Short in Season Openers

Posted: Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 at 5:54 am

Tenth-ranked Carlisle knocked off number five Pella last night in a rematch of last year’s class 3-A baseball semifinal game, 11-10. Meanwhile, the Pella softball team also suffered an opening night defeat on its home field, 6-2 to Ballard.

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Tonight is Opening Night for Tulip City Ballclubs

Posted: Monday, May 22nd, 2017 at 5:56 am

The boys and girls of summer are kicking off the season this week, and two local teams will clash to kick off the 2017 campaign tonight.

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Jablonski, Card Win Coach of the Year Honors

Posted: Thursday, January 26th, 2017 at 5:59 am

Pella’s Jesse Jablonksi and Pleasantville’s Sheldon Card have each been honored by the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association.

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Pella’s Hillman Makes it Official with North Dakota State

Posted: Thursday, November 10th, 2016 at 5:55 am


Tyler Hillman has committed to play baseball at North Dakota State University.

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Pella’s Hillman Commits to North Dakota State

Posted: Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 at 5:58 am

Tyler Hillman has committed to play baseball at North Dakota State University.

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More All-State Honors for Local Baseball Players

Posted: Wednesday, August 10th, 2016 at 5:59 am

Another day, another set of all-state honors have been handed down to Marion County baseball players.

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Judkins, Hillman Named to Baseball All-State Team

Posted: Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 at 5:59 am


Pella’s Grant Judkins and Tyler Hillman were each named to the First Team of the Iowa Newspaper Association’s class 3-A all-state baseball team.

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Judkins Named IHSBCA Player of the Year, Large Team All-Star Series MVP Over Weekend

Posted: Monday, August 8th, 2016 at 6:00 am


The honors continue to come in for the best baseball player to ever suit up for the Pella Little Dutch.

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Bonding, ‘Fun’ Were Exciting to Watch for Jablonski and Pella Baseball Down the Stretch

Posted: Saturday, August 6th, 2016 at 5:59 am

Back-to-back 30-win seasons and two straight appearances in the Class 3A state semifinals at Principal Park.

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Little Dutch Get Four on All-District Baseball Team

Posted: Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 at 6:00 am

The honors keep rolling in after another successful season of Pella High baseball this summer.

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Four Little Dutch on All-Conference Baseball Team

Posted: Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 at 5:59 am

Following their second straight Little Hawkeye Conference championship, Pella High’s baseball team had a total of four young men named to the All-Conference Team this season.

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Senior Class Was a Special One for Little Dutch Baseball

Posted: Monday, August 1st, 2016 at 5:58 am

One of the most successful four year tenures of a senior class in program history, the six seniors that depart the Pella High baseball team now that the season is over left a lasting legacy that won’t soon be forgotten by Coach Jesse Jablonski.

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Pella Baseball Team Falls in State Semis for Second Straight Season

Posted: Saturday, July 30th, 2016 at 6:01 am


A fast start for the Carlisle Wildcats coupled with Dutch defensive struggles early led to another semifinals loss for the Pella baseball team.

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Pella Aims to Control Carlisle Bats in State Semifinals Today

Posted: Friday, July 29th, 2016 at 5:59 am


The Little Dutch baseball team will have to contain one of the best offensive teams in Class 3A baseball if they will return to the state championship game for the second time in program history.

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Friday a Chance at Two Times the Redemption for Pella High Baseball

Posted: Thursday, July 28th, 2016 at 5:59 am

When tomorrow morning’s Class 3A state baseball semifinal involving Pella High comes around, the Little Dutch will have a chance to kill two birds with one stone.

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Big Nights From Rolffs, Judkins Power Pella High to 3A Semis

Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 at 6:00 am

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Two big innings offensively and seven strong innings on the mound collectively pushed Pella High back to the Class 3A state baseball semifinals for the second consecutive year, as they shut out Humboldt last night, 6 – 0, in a game heard live on 92.1 KRLS.

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Pella High Ready for Showdown with Humboldt

Posted: Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 at 6:01 am

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With Class 1A and 2A quarterfinal games in the books, Pella High’s baseball team will try to become the second Marion County school to win in the round of 8 at Principal Park tonight when they play Humboldt in the Class 3A state tournament opener.

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‘Enjoying the Experience’ Will be a Focus for Pella Baseball in Des Moines

Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at 5:59 am

Baseball is a funny game. There’s no clock, so a comeback of any amount is possible. A fastball an inch away in either direction could be the difference between a strikeout, a walk, a home run, or any number of different outcomes.

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Third-Straight Shutout Sends Pella High Baseball Back to Des Moines

Posted: Thursday, July 21st, 2016 at 6:01 am


Pella BSB State 1

Pella BSB State 2

Pella BSB State 3

Errorless baseball, timely hitting, and masterful pitching were the ingredients in Pella High’s 2 – 0 shutout concoction of Oskaloosa in last night’s Class 3A substate baseball final, sending the Little Dutch to the state tournament for the second straight year.

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