The Pleasantville Football Team suffered its first loss in 2015 last Friday night to Mount Ayr 14-24. A first quarter touchdown by the Raiders marked the first time that the Trojans trailed this season, and the 24 points given up nearly doubled their previous mark of only 13 points given up all season.
Andrew Swadner catches up with last week’s key player, Hunter Tyree.
The Pleasantville Trojan Football Team faces its third road test in four games tonight when they travel to face the Warhawks of Southeast Warren. The Trojans are coming off a big win against Earlham last week 40-0, their fourth shutout through six games, and look to continue their dominating run through the district outscoring opponents 194-6. The Warhawks are 2-4 on the season and struggling to find some some district wins, but their passing game does present a different challenge for the Trojans as most of the teams they have played this year have strong ground games. Pleasantville Head Coach Gabe Bakker said despite the low amount of passing attempts against them, he is confident in his team’s ability to continue its solid defensive play. The game can be heard live on KNIAKRLS.com via the KNIA3 stream, with Andrew Swadner on the call and the Iowa State Savings Bank Radio Pregame Show starting at 6:30 and kickoff at 7.
Andrew Swadner meets his royal majesty, Homecoming King Scout Van Haalen.
The number five ranked Pleasantville Trojans celebrated their homecoming game and found themselves once again in the winners circle after scoring early and often against the Bulldogs of Bedford 40-6. On the second play of the game Homecoming King Scout Van Haalen intercepted a pass and scampered into the endzone to put the Trojans up early. The King wasn’t done demonstrating his skills to his subjects either, catching a touchdown pass and returning a kick for a touchdown as well to round out his fantastic night. The shutout streak did end for the defense tonight from a 51 yard touchdown run from the Bulldogs, however through five games they have given up only thirteen points. Pleasantville Head Coach Gabe Bakker said his team played well in all facets of the game. The win brings to Trojans to 5-0 in 2015, and 3-0 in the district. The Trojans will now move on to play one loss Earlham next Friday night broadcasted live on KNIAKRLS.com and our free mobile app via the KNIA3 stream.
Andrew Swadner meets the fathers and sons of the Pleasantville football team from the past and present.
Highlights from all five of our broadcasts from Week Three of the high school football season.
The Pleasantville Trojan Football team will look to start their season off with three straight wins when they face off with rival Martensdale-St. Mary’s tonight. The Trojans looked impressive in their opening win at Colfax-Mingo, but looked absolutely dominant last week against Eddville-Blakesburg-Fremont 36-0. The offensive line has been a massive boon to the Trojans in 2015, helping the running game score five touchdowns with four different playersm while the defense has been equally impressive giving up only six points on the season so far. The Blue Devils of Martensdale-St. Mary’s have not fared so well in 2015, losing both of their games to Woodward-Granger and I-35 respectively. Pleasantville Head Coach Gabe Bakker said despite Martensdale-St. Mary’s slow start, anything can happen in a district and a rivalry game. Tonights game can be heard live on KNIAKRLS.com and our free mobile app via the KNIA3 stream, with the pregame show starting at 6:30 and kickoff scheduled for 7:00pm.
As heard on the Stravers Cellular Football Friday Night Radio Scoreboard Show, highlights from our five broadcasts of high school football during Week Two of the 2015 season. Courtesy of Marcus Johnson.