Posts With Keyword ‘Pleasantville Football’

Pleasantville Head Football Coach Leaving for Clear Creek Amana

Posted: Monday, April 24th, 2017 at 5:59 am

After five years at the head of the Pleasantville Trojan football program, head coach Gabe Bakker has resigned and is taking the same position at Clear Creek Amana.

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Four Pleasantville Athletes Awarded All-State Team Honors for Football

Posted: Friday, November 25th, 2016 at 5:52 am

Four Pleasantville Trojan Football Players were awarded All-State Team Honors for this past season.

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Participating in Multiple Sports Key for Football Improvement at Pleasantville

Posted: Saturday, November 12th, 2016 at 5:52 am

When competing at a small school for Iowa High School Sports, one way to take advantage of smaller facilities is to participate in multiple sports.

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Pleasantville Wide Receivers Set Stage for Senior Seasons

Posted: Monday, November 7th, 2016 at 5:52 am

While Pleasantville junior Hunter Tyree may have his position listed at running back for the Trojan Football Team, the lightning quick athlete did most of his damage through the air for the Trojans as quarterback Owen Worthington’s favorite target.

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Pleasantville Football Heading in Right Direction despite Playoff Loss

Posted: Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 at 5:52 am

After a heartbreaking comeback attempt fell just short in the first round of the playoffs against Madrid, the state of the Trojan Football Program is still trending upward.

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Trojans Fall in Heartbreaker to to Madrid 27-20

Posted: Saturday, October 29th, 2016 at 5:52 am

The Pleasantville Football season is over after a heartbreaking loss to the Madrid Tigers last night 27-20.

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Pleasantville Football Hosts Longtime Rival Madrid in First Round Tonight

Posted: Friday, October 28th, 2016 at 5:52 am

When Gabe Bakker was first hired as the Pleasantville Head Football Coach, one of the first things he was told about was the longtime rivalry between traditional powers Madrid and the Trojans.

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Pleasantville’s Man Under Center Makes Big Strides

Posted: Thursday, October 27th, 2016 at 5:52 am

After taking over at quarterback at the start of the season, results for Owen Worthington and the Pleasantville Football Team were a relative unknown.

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Pleasantville Football Defense Will Have to Step Up Against Madrid

Posted: Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 5:52 am

After drawing Madrid in the first round of postseason play coming up this Friday, the Trojans know that the key to this game will be their defense stepping up and making big plays against a relentless Tigers offense.

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Pleasantville Football Ends Regular Season With Victory over Central Decatur

Posted: Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 at 5:52 am

While it wasn’t the way the Pleasantville Trojans imagined their last regular season game, but they still came up with a victory over the Cardinals of Central Decatur 28-14. The Trojans, other than the blemish from the Pella Christian Eagles, have been blowing out district opponents but struggled to find their offense.

Hunter Tyree returned a punt for a touchdown for the only score of the first half, and he would not be done for the night as he also contribued a 65 yard touchdown run to put the game away. Chris Morris and Cael Lester both got into the endzone in the third quarter to round out the scoring for the Trojans.

Head Coach Gabe Bakker said that the slow start was due more to the Cardinals controlling the clock, rather than his team being lethargic.The Trojans end their regular season at 8-1, and will await their playoff opponent to be announced this morning at 10am.

Pleasantville Football Set for Tune Up Game Against Central Decatur

Posted: Friday, October 21st, 2016 at 5:55 am

Having already qualified for the class 1A playoffs with their victory over Woodward Granger last week, the Pleasantville Trojans have one last task before moving on to the postseason; taking on Central Decatur.

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Trojans take Runner Up in District 5

Posted: Saturday, October 15th, 2016 at 5:52 am

The Pleasantville Trojans took care of business Friday night as the Trojans would handle the Hawks from Woodward-Granger 46-14 in Woodward.

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Trojans To Enter The Hawks Nest

Posted: Friday, October 14th, 2016 at 5:52 am

The Pleasantville Trojans will travel to Woodward tonight for the second time this season, but this time to take on the Woodward Granger Hawks.

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Pella Christian Continues Roll with Blowout of Pleasantville

Posted: Saturday, October 8th, 2016 at 5:57 am

It wasn’t supposed to be that easy, but in the end, Pleasantville fell to the same fate as every other Pella Christian football opponent this season, and the Eagles rolled to a 56-20 victory.

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Pella Christian and Pleasantville Football Battle for District Supremacy Tonight

Posted: Friday, October 7th, 2016 at 6:00 am

Two teams coming into the game with identical 6-0 records, but perhaps a bit different fanfare, will square off tonight on the gridiron as Pella Christian will host Pleasantville for first place in the district.

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Pleasantville Football Faces Test like No Other Friday Night

Posted: Thursday, October 6th, 2016 at 5:52 am

Moving up to class 1A, everyone who follows Pleasantville Trojan Football knew there would be bigger tests for the team week in and week out as bigger schools were now on the schedule.

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Pleasantville Celebrates Homecoming With Shutout of Mount Ayr

Posted: Saturday, October 1st, 2016 at 5:52 am

Having had this game circled since the schedule came out, the Pleasantville Trojans wanted revenge from last year’s 24-14 defeat to the Mount Ayr Raiders, and Pleasantville got it in a big way with a 40-0 shutout win.

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Pleasantville Football Stays Perfect, Shuts Out Woodward Academy

Posted: Saturday, September 24th, 2016 at 5:52 am

Looking to stay perfect in district play, the Pleasantville Trojans came out strong against the Knights of Woodward Academy last night in a 39-0 win.

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Pleasantville Football Looks to Remain Undefeated Through Week Five

Posted: Friday, September 23rd, 2016 at 5:52 am

After slow starts and strong finishes through their first four games of the season, the Pleasantville Trojan Football Team has a perfect 4-0 record going into their fifth overall and third district game at Woodward Academy. The Knights are winless on the season, but Pleasantville Head Coach Gabe Bakker said that the Trojans are not overlooking Woodward Academy, and there is a bit of a friendly personal battle going on tonight as well. The Trojans continue to rely on a three headed rushing attack from Sawyer Phillips, Hunter Tyree, and Cael Lester who have rushed for 890 yards and 14 touchdowns combined, but have begun implementing a more complicated passing attack from junior quarterback Owen Worthington as well for options later on in the season. The game tonight can be heard live on via the KNIA3 stream with Andrew Swadner and Ron Danks on the call. The Iowa State Savings Bank Radio Pregame Show will begin at 6:30 and kickoff is scheduled for 7 at Woodward-Granger High School where the field is located.

Back and Forth First Quarter Goes Trojans Way, Pleasantville Football 4-0

Posted: Saturday, September 17th, 2016 at 5:52 am

A wild first quarter that saw the Pleasantville Trojans score twice within the first three minutes of the game and then quickly relinquish that lead to the Des Moines Christian Lions, ended up in a 40-14 Trojans victory last night.

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