Posts With Keyword ‘Pleasantville Boys Basketball’

Pleasantville Basketball Splits at Southwest Valley

Posted: Saturday, December 9th, 2017 at 5:52 am

The Pleasantville Trojan basketball teams split their road trip to Corning last night, as the Trojan girls fell to Southwest Valley in a heartbreaker 49-47, while the boys pulled away on a late run to blow out the Timberwolves 59-40.

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Pleasantville Basketball Sweeps I-35 at Home

Posted: Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 at 5:52 am

Despite not scoring in the first quarter, the Pleasantville Trojan girls basketball team took down I-35 last night at home 41-29, while the Trojan boys won 44-40 to complete the Pride of Iowa Conference sweep.

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Pleasantville Basketball Hosts I-35

Posted: Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 at 5:52 am

With both teams looking to stay perfect in conference play, the Pleasantville Trojan basketball teams will host I-35 tonight.

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Pleasantville Basketball Sweeps Wayne to Start POI Play

Posted: Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 at 5:52 am

After a pair of blowouts against Melcher-Dallas on Tuesday, both Pleasantville Trojan basketball squads maintained their perfect home record last night against Wayne with the girls winning 58-38 and the boys 49-33.

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Pleasantville Basketball Starts Pride of Iowa Conference Play at Home

Posted: Friday, December 1st, 2017 at 5:52 am

After a doubleheader sweep of Marion County rival Melcher-Dallas on Tuesday night, the Pleasantville Trojan girls and boys basketball teams will play host to Wayne as they start their Pride of Iowa Conference schedules.

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Pleasantville Basketball Sweeps Melcher-Dallas in Home Opener

Posted: Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 at 5:52 am

The Pleasantville Trojan boys and girls basketball teams both enjoyed blowout victories last night at home against the Saints of Melcher-Dallas with the boys winning 76-45 and the girls 57-15.

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Fluid Positions a Strength for Pleasantville Boys Basketball

Posted: Monday, November 27th, 2017 at 5:52 am

After losing point guard Brady Elder to graduation, the Pleasantville Trojan boys basketball team will bring a new style to their play this season and it will be less focused on a single player than it was around the standout Elder.

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Fluid Positions a Strength for Pleasantville Boys Basketball

Posted: Sunday, November 26th, 2017 at 5:52 am

After losing point guard Brady Elder to graduation, the Pleasantville Trojan boys basketball team will bring a new style to their play this season and it will be less focused on a single player than it was around the standout Elder.

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Pleasantville Boys Basketball Post Players Could Make Them Contenders

Posted: Saturday, November 25th, 2017 at 5:52 am

Over the past several seasons, the Pleasantville Trojan boys basketball team has had stellar guard play and improved three point shooting.

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Pleasantville Boys Basketball Will Have Scoring Opportunities

Posted: Monday, November 13th, 2017 at 5:52 am

After the graduation of one of the top players in program history in Brady Elder, the Pleasantville Trojan boys basketball team will look to replace the scoring of the point guard coming up in 2017-18.

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Local Athletes Participated in IBCA All-Star Games Saturday

Posted: Monday, March 27th, 2017 at 6:00 am

The Iowa Basketball Coaches Association’s annual high school all-star games took place Saturday at Dallas Center-Grimes High School, with several area athletes competing.

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IBCA High School All-Star Games Today

Posted: Saturday, March 25th, 2017 at 6:00 am

The Iowa Basketball Coaches Association’s annual high school all-star games are today at Dallas Center-Grimes High School.

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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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Five Marion County Boys Earn Academic All-State

Posted: Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 at 5:59 am

Two Pella High boys, two from Pella Christian and one from Pleasantville earned academic all-state honors from the Iowa High School Athletic Association.

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Pleasantville Boys Basketball to Continue Improving Three Point Shot in Offseason

Posted: Monday, March 13th, 2017 at 5:52 am

After a blowout loss to Pella Christian ended their 2015-16 season in Head Coach Joel Allman’s first season as Pleasantville Boys Basketball coach, a decision was made that the Trojans needed to improve their three point shot if they wanted to take the next step as a team. During the 2016-17 season, a lot of improvement was seen on the court, as junior guards Gauge Van Haalen and Owen Worthington each shot over 34% from long range after not being much of a threat in their sophomore seasons. The plan for this offseason? Much of the same coach Allman told KNIA/KRLS Sports.

Coach Allman
“We have to raise our shooting percentages. I look at the teams in the state tournament, and they shoot a high percentage and don’t turn the ball over. So that will be our main focus this summer”

Pleasantville ended their season with a 13-8 record.

Post Players Expected to Take Big Steps for Pleasantville Boys Basketball

Posted: Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 at 5:52 am

After an injury to senior forward Mac Harken forced more playing time to some younger post players earlier this season, the Pleasantville Trojan Boys Basketball team is expecting to reap the benefits of that playing time come next year.

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Two Selected for All-Conference Honors for Pleasantville Trojan Boys Basketball

Posted: Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 at 5:52 am

Two players were selected to the Pride of Iowa All-Conference first and second teams for this past season. Senior Brady Elder was a unanimous selection to the first team, and junior Gauge Van Haalen was selected to the second team.

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Pleasantville Boys Basketball Says Goodbye to 1000 point scorer

Posted: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 5:52 am

The Pleasantville Trojan Boys Basketball Team will have some scoring to replace on next year’s team, as 1000-point scorer Brady Elder is being lost to graduation.

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Slow Start on Offense Leads to Trojan Defeat

Posted: Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 at 5:52 am

A slow start on offense, scoring just 5 points in the first quarter, doomed the Trojans in their first round district game at home against West Marshall last night in a 59-49 defeat.

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Pleasantville Boys Basketball Falls in Season Finale

Posted: Friday, February 10th, 2017 at 5:52 am

Stepping up a class to 3A and traveling to area rival Carlisle, the Pleasantville Trojan Boys Basketball team fell in their season finale to the Wildcats 76-37.

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