Posts With Keyword ‘Pella Softball’

Eight Runs in Later Innings Help Pella Softball Move Past Knoxville 10-2

Posted: Thursday, June 14th, 2012 at 6:02 am

A five-run fifth inning by Pella High broke open a tightly contested contest with cross-county rival Knoxville on the softball diamond Wednesday night, helping the Lady Dutch come away with a 10-2 victory.

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Marion County PM Sports Page – Pella High Softball

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 at 7:30 pm

It’s been a changing of the guard this season for the Pella High softball team, as the Lady Dutch have gone from a senior-dominated team a year ago to a squad of mostly juniors with a few seniors sprinkled in and a handful of underclassmen. Allie DeMeulenaere and Morgan Ernst (both juniors) and Lindsey Mueller (one of two seniors) sat down with KNIA/KRLS Sports Director Eric Gotschall following Tuesday night’s 7-6 come-from-behind victory over Colfax-Mingo to talk about the ride so far, what they enjoy about their respective positions in the field, and why they think Pella will be at the top of the conference standings by season’s end.

Arkema Goes Long to Cap Pella High Comeback

Posted: Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 at 6:02 am

A walk-off two-run home run by Bri Arkema gave the Pella High softball team yet another seventh-inning comeback victory Tuesday night, as they defeated Colfax-Mingo 7-6 in Pella.  

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Pella High Defeats Pella Christian Softball 7-1

Posted: Tuesday, June 12th, 2012 at 6:01 am

Behind seven innings of mistake-free pitching by Bri Arkema, the Pella High softball team tallied a 7-1 victory over Pella Christian Monday night in Little Hawkeye Conference play.

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‘Tulip City Showdown’: Summer Edition

Posted: Monday, June 11th, 2012 at 6:00 am

The first of two conference clashes between Pella High and Pella Christian open up this evening, as the Eagles host the Dutch in a softball/baseball double-dip.  

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Pella Offense Sputters Against Indianola

Posted: Saturday, June 9th, 2012 at 6:01 am

Indianola ace Abbie Van Vleet created problems at the plate for the Pella High softball team, and the scoreboard showed it, with the Indians claiming a 6-0 win in Pella Friday night.

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Pella Softball Bounces Back in 4-3 Win Over Centerville

Posted: Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 at 6:01 am

Solid hitting and base-running helped the Pella softball team to rebound from the previous night’s loss to Oskaloosa with a 4-3 win at Centerville Tuesday night.  

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Oskaloosa’s Big Bats Too Much for Pella Softball in 9-0 Loss

Posted: Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 at 6:01 am

Oskaloosa’s bats packed too much pop for the Pella High softball team to keep up with on Monday night, as the Indians used 15 hits to roll up a 9-0 conference victory.

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Lady Dutch Rally for Impressive 4-3 Win at Newton

Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2012 at 6:02 am

A day after having a much-anticipated meeting with Norwalk rained out, the Pella High softball team struck back against another strong Little Hawkeye Conference foe, defeating Newton 4-3 on the road Friday night.

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Arkema Shuts Down Eddyville-Blakesburg in 5-0 Win for Pella Softball

Posted: Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 at 6:01 am

Led by an outstanding all-around night by pitcher Bri Arkema, the Pella High softball team notched a solid 5-0 home victory over Eddyville-Blakesburg Tuesday night.  

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Local Athletes Make All-State Softball Teams

Posted: Tuesday, August 9th, 2011 at 6:00 am

Brittany Roby of Twin Cedars and Steph Hayden from PCM top the list of local athletes named to the All-State softball teams by the Iowa Girls Coaches Association (IGCA).

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Pella Softball Players Plan to Continue Careers in College

Posted: Friday, August 5th, 2011 at 5:59 am

Another member of the Pella High softball team has decided that she will continue to compete at the collegiate level after all.

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All-District Softball Teams Announced

Posted: Friday, July 29th, 2011 at 6:00 am

A total of ten girls from local softball teams have been named to All-District teams in their respective classes by the Iowa Girls Coaches Association. 

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Crafty Base-Running Helps Pella Softball Achieve Success in 2011

Posted: Monday, July 25th, 2011 at 5:59 am

Power hitting certainly played a big role in the success of the Pella softball team this past season, but a closer look at the Lady Dutch shows that the way they moved runners around the bases and their efficiency with those runners in scoring position really set Pella apart from their opponents.  

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Pella Softball Building Toward Becoming a Powerhouse, says Coach

Posted: Tuesday, July 19th, 2011 at 5:59 am

The opening round of the Class 3A State Softball Tournament begins today in Fort Dodge, and while the Pella softball team fell just one win short of making the field this year, the successes this season will go down as part of a much bigger movement.

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Pella Softball Travels to Oxford Tonight for Regional Finals

Posted: Thursday, July 14th, 2011 at 6:00 am

Just one team stands between the Pella softball team and a trip to the Class 3A State Softball Tournament, but the upcoming hurdle will likely present the greatest challenge they’ve faced this season.

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Second Postponement of Regional Semifinal Pushes Back Finals Match-Up for Pella Softball

Posted: Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 at 5:59 am

Hopes for the Pella High softball team to reach the State Tournament will have to wait one more day, as Tuesday’s rain showers throughout the state forced the postponement of several tournament games.

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Complete Team Effort Moves Pella Softball One Step Closer to State

Posted: Tuesday, July 12th, 2011 at 6:01 am

All nine batters reached first base at least once and the Pella softball team methodically put runs up on the board on their way to an 8-1 win over Washington Monday night in the Class 3A Regional Semifinals.

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Lady Dutch Erupt in Fifth Inning, Bounce Grinnell from Tourney

Posted: Monday, July 11th, 2011 at 6:01 am

An eight-run outburst in the fifth inning broke a tie game wide open, and the Pella softball team snuffed out a last-gasp attempt at a comeback by Grinnell on their way to a 12-4 victory in Saturday’s Regional Tournament opener.  

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Pella Softball Begins Postseason at Home Tonight

Posted: Saturday, July 9th, 2011 at 6:00 am

With a Little Hawkeye Conference softball title checked off on their season “to-do list”, the Pella softball team embarks on their next challenge today as they open postseason play in the Class 3A Regional Softball Tournament.

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