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Knoxville Softball Seniors Will Be Hard To Replace

Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at 6:00 am

Six seniors departed the Knoxville Softball Program after the Panthers lost to Dallas Center-Grimes in the regional semi-final earlier this month.

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‘Enjoying the Experience’ Will be a Focus for Pella Baseball in Des Moines

Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at 5:59 am

Baseball is a funny game. There’s no clock, so a comeback of any amount is possible. A fastball an inch away in either direction could be the difference between a strikeout, a walk, a home run, or any number of different outcomes.

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Van Manen Lone Representative for Eagles’ Softball on All-District Team

Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at 5:57 am

In her first season as a Pella Christian Eagle, Elizabeth Van Manen has accomplished a lot.

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Pleasantville Baseball Starts State Tournament Journey Monday Night

Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at 5:52 am

A year later, and up a class in competition, the Pleasantville Trojan Baseball Team is back in the State Tournament and ready to make a run back to the Championship Game.

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Four Central Men’s Tennis Players Earn ITA Academic Honors

Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at 5:50 am

With the second-most in the Iowa Conference, four Central men’s tennis student-athletes made their way onto the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s All-Academic Team for 2016.

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Brown Dominates NSL Show; Giles And Walraven Score Wins At Knoxville

Posted: Sunday, July 24th, 2016 at 5:48 am

Brian Brown tore through the 410 National Sprint League A-Main like he was on a mission.

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Clayberg, Caviness Marion County Representatives at Today’s Iowa Shrine Bowl Game

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at 6:00 am

A member of the Knoxville Panthers and Pella High Football team will each be in attendance in Cedar Falls today.

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Knoxville Baseball Gold Glove Awards Announced

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at 5:59 am

2016 Golden Gloves

Six Knoxville Baseball Players earned Gold Glove awards at the recent awards banquet.

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Principal Park Comeback Big Moment in Eagles’ Baseball Season

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at 5:58 am

The 2016 season was winding down for the Pella Christian baseball team, and at one point, they had prevailed in six out of their previous nine games entering play on June 28.

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Trojans Relying on Unconventional Ways to Score

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at 5:52 am

The Pleasantville Trojan Baseball Team hasn’t been blowing teams away offensively this postseason, but still the end results are going the Trojans way.

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Twin Cedars Softball Struggled With Confidence All Season

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at 5:51 am

On any level of sports, from high school to the pros, confidence is a huge asset to have for any athlete.

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Central Volleyball Adds Two Coaches to Staff

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at 5:50 am

More Division III coaching experience will join Kent Clayberg and his staff on Central’s volleyball team this fall.

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Nationals Push Now Underway At Knoxville Raceway

Posted: Saturday, July 23rd, 2016 at 5:49 am

It could be a larger than normal car count tonight at the Knoxville Raceway.

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Defense A Strong Point For Knoxville Softball This Season

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2016 at 6:00 am

Defense was never really an issue with the Knoxville Softball Squad this season.

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Lady Dutch Get Three to All-Conference Softball Team

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2016 at 5:59 am

Following an up-and-down 2016 season, the Pella High softball team had three players named to the Little Hawkeye all-Conference squad.

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Pleasantville Softball Players Awarded With All-Conference Honors

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2016 at 5:52 am

Three Pleasantville Softball players were awarded with First Team All-Conference Honors within the Pride of Iowa Conference.

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Junior Class for PCM Baseball Sets Stage for Success

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2016 at 5:52 am

While the PCM Mustangs Boys Baseball Team does lose several key players due to graduation, any coach of high school baseball will tell you it’s just a part of the game and you just have to move on and reload.

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Central Men’s Soccer Going With Four-Man Coaching Staff for 2016

Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2016 at 5:50 am

A “raise” and a pair of new coaches highlight the changes in the Central men’s soccer team’s coaching staff for 2016.

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Third-Straight Shutout Sends Pella High Baseball Back to Des Moines

Posted: Thursday, July 21st, 2016 at 6:01 am

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Errorless baseball, timely hitting, and masterful pitching were the ingredients in Pella High’s 2 – 0 shutout concoction of Oskaloosa in last night’s Class 3A substate baseball final, sending the Little Dutch to the state tournament for the second straight year.

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Stellar Pitching Sends Pleasantville Baseball Back to State Tournament in Huge Upset Over Van Meter

Posted: Thursday, July 21st, 2016 at 6:00 am

The number five ranked team in class 2A, a team that had previously beat the Trojans 11-1 earlier in the season, was a test the Trojans passed last night as Pleasantville punched their ticket back to the State Tournament for the second year in a row with a 1-0 defeat of Van Meter last night.

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