Posts With Keyword ‘Pella High Girls Basketball’

Several Local Athletes Participating in IBCA All-Star Games Saturday

Posted: Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 at 5:58 am

The Iowa Basketball Coaches Association will hold its annual all-star games this Saturday, and four area athletes and one coach will local ties will be participating.

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New Season Will Mean New Names for Pella High Girls Hoops

Posted: Friday, March 17th, 2017 at 5:58 am

Katie Vander Molen has been a four-year starter for the Pella High girls basketball team. Kiara Bradley and Ciara Buchheit played as sophomores and started as juniors and seniors. Those three, plus Kloe Lambert, are gone to graduation.

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All-Little Hawkeye Conference Basketball Teams Released

Posted: Sunday, March 12th, 2017 at 5:57 am

Both Pella and Pella Christian are represented on the all-Little Hawkeye Conference basketball teams that were announced this weekend.

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Pella’s Bradley, Vander Molen Named to ICGA All-State Basketball Team

Posted: Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 at 5:55 am

Kiara Bradley and Katie Vander Molen of the Pella High girls basketball team have been named to the Iowa Girls Coaches Association’s class 4-A all-state team.

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Pella’s Bradley, Indianola’s Berg Named to All-Tournament Teams

Posted: Monday, March 6th, 2017 at 5:59 am

Pella senior Kiara Bradley and Indianola junior Grace Berg were named to the all-tournament teams Saturday at the girls state basketball tournament.

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Turnovers, Poor Shooting Doom Lady Dutch in Semifinal Loss to Marion

Posted: Saturday, March 4th, 2017 at 6:01 am

Pella committed 20 turnovers and shot just 17.9 percent from the field in a 33-24 loss to Marion yesterday afternoon in the class 4-A state semifinals in a game heard live on 92.1 KRLS.

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Pella, Marion Square off in 4A Girls Basketball Semifinal Today

Posted: Friday, March 3rd, 2017 at 6:00 am

For the Pella High girls basketball team, it’s déjà vu all over again, all over again. Just like last year, an opening round victory over Lewis Central in the 4-A state tournament has earned the Lady Dutch a date with Marion in the semifinals.

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Third Quarter Burst Propels Pella to State Semifinals

Posted: Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 at 6:01 am

A 22-point third quarter explosion has sent the Pella High girls basketball team into the state semifinals with a 47-43 win over Lewis Central yesterday in a game heard live on 92.1 KRLS.

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Pella Girls Open State Tournament Today

Posted: Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 at 6:00 am

The Pella High girls basketball team is hoping for a repeat of 2016 as they open the 2017 state tournament this morning against Council Bluffs Lewis Central.

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Little Dutch Edge Oskaloosa to Take League Title, Girls Win Big

Posted: Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 at 5:59 am

Pella High’s boys’ basketball team got back to basics and won the Little Hawkeye Conference title last night by taking down Oskaloosa, 68 – 63.

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Pella Girls, Newton Boys Win in Blowouts

Posted: Saturday, February 4th, 2017 at 5:57 am

Pella’s girls lead wire-to-wire in a 65-42 victory over Newton, while the Cardinal boys flipped the script with a start-to-finish 68-45 drubbing of the Little Dutch in a doubleheader heard live on KRLS 2.

The Lady Dutch jumped out to an 8-0 lead, built a 29-20 lead by halftime, and pulled away in the final 16 minutes.

Kiara Bradley scored 22 points and grabbed 12 boards as class 4A #4 Pella improves to 15-4 overall and 9-3 in the LHC.

Newton’s boys started with a 14-1 flurry, but saw their lead trimmed to just 25-21 at intermission. The Cardinals then hit seven three pointers en route to a 28-9 third quarter advantage to put the game away.

Ryan Van Wyk scored 12 and Nick Finney added 11 for the Little Dutch, who drop to 16-2 on the season and 10-2 in the Little Hawkeye Conference.

Pella’s boys play Centerville at 2:30 this afternoon in a home contest, then both squads host Oskaloosa Tuesday night for Senior Night.

Pella Boys Look to Clinch Share of LHC Championship Tonight

Posted: Friday, February 3rd, 2017 at 5:56 am

With a win tonight over Newton, the Pella High boys basketball team would clinch at least a share of the Little Hawkeye Conference championship. The game is part of a girl – boy doubleheader at Pella High School.

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Pella Sweeps Away Pella Christian

Posted: Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 at 6:00 am

In a flip-flop of what most people expected, the Pella High girls won a last second 53-50 thriller over their cross-town rivals from Pella Christian, while the Little Dutch boys cruised to an easy 83-67 victory to avenge their only loss of the season.

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#1 Lady Dutch Fall to #4 Grinnell, #3 Pella Boys Take Solo 1st in LHC with Win

Posted: Saturday, January 21st, 2017 at 5:58 am

The Pella High girls basketball team dropped its first Little Hawkeye Conference game of the season, 58-44 to Grinnell, while the Little Dutch boys took first place in the league with their 59-45 victory over the Tigers in a doubleheader heard live on www.kniakrls.com.

Grinnell’s Kyra Hungerford scored 12 first quarter points as the Tigers built a double digit lead. Pella chipped away to make it a five-point game at intermission, but Grinnell outscored the Lady Dutch 18-6 in the decisive third quarter to put the game away.

Katie Vander Molen led Pella with 14 points, and Kiara Bradley chipped in 9 points and 7 rebounds in her first game in two weeks.

The Lady Dutch drop to 12-2 and 6-1 in the LHC.

In the boys game, it was Pella that burst out to the big early lead, grabbing a 20-8 advantage after one quarter. The Tigers clawed back within 8 at halftime, cut it to 5 after three, and trailed only 45-42 early in the fourth.

That’s when Nick De Jong scored his only two points of the game, on a third-chance basket that kept the Tigers at arm length. Nick Finney then buried back-to-back three pointers to ice it.

Finney’s 16 points was high man for Pella. Donovan Holterhaus added 15 points and Drew Pringle scored 10 and grabbed 8 boards.

Pella is now 12-1, 6-1 in the LHC, and in solo first place after Pella Christian’s loss to Oskaloosa.

Both the Pella girls and boys will play Indianola tonight. Pregame coverage starts at 5:45 with the opening tip of the girls game at 6:00. Andrew Schneider, Brian Vande Lune and Mike Buchheit will call the action on 92.1 KRLS.

Pella Looks for Second Sweep of Tigers Tonight in Grinnell

Posted: Friday, January 20th, 2017 at 5:55 am

Pella starts its second turn through the Little Hawkeye Conference tonight with a trip to Grinnell. The Lady Dutch and Little Dutch swept the Tigers at home in early December.

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Pella Sweeps Red Rock Rivalry, Vander Molen Scores 1,000th Point

Posted: Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 at 6:00 am

The top-ranked Pella High girls had no problems with Knoxville last night, winning 79-17, while the number three Little Dutch boys had to overcome a strong start by the Panthers to win 75-60.

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Lady Dutch Drop First Game of Season to Iowa City West

Posted: Monday, January 9th, 2017 at 5:58 am

The 4A #1 Pella High girls basketball team didn’t ace its toughest test of the season on Saturday night, but they put forth a very solid effort, eventually losing for the first time, 57-53 to class 5A #3 Iowa City West.

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Pella Girls Roll, Boys Win Wild One Over Newton

Posted: Saturday, January 7th, 2017 at 5:58 am

Landon Vander Leest’s 3-pointer with 6.5 seconds remaining was the deciding basket as the Pella boys beat Newton last night 84-83 in overtime in a game heard live on KRLS 2.

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Pella Basketball Back to LHC Play Tonight at Newton

Posted: Friday, January 6th, 2017 at 5:55 am

Pella travels to Newton tonight for a Little Hawkeye Conference basketball doubleheader.

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Pella Rolls to Basketball Sweep Over A-D-M

Posted: Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 at 5:59 am

Pella put a pair of double-digit beat downs on A-D-M as the Lady Dutch and Little Dutch returned from the holiday break in emphatic fashion last night in a basketball doubleheader heard live on 92.1 KRLS.

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