Today’s Local Sports

Knoxville Falls To Carlisle In 4A Volleyball Regional Opener

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2018 at 6:00 am

Knoxville Volleyball’s regional run will be short lived as the Panthers fell to Carlisle last night in the class 4A opener in three sets.

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Cross Country Teams Vying for State Meet Bids Today

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2018 at 5:59 am

Local cross country teams will look to outrun their competition today to make it to the state meet on October 27th.

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PCM Volleyball End Season in First Round

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2018 at 5:52 am

The PCM volleyball team saw their season come to a close last night, as they fell to Eddyville-Blakesburg in three sets in a class 3A quarterfinal regional matchup.

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Twin Cedars and Melcher-Dallas Look To Get Individuals To Ft. Dodge Through State Qualifiers

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2018 at 5:50 am

Twin Cedars and Melcher-Dallas will head to separate locations for the Cross Country State Qualifiers today.

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Initial NCAA soccer rankings include Central

Posted: Thursday, October 18th, 2018 at 5:50 am

In the first NCAA Division III North Regional Rankings of the 2018 season, the Central College women’s soccer team is slotted at No. 6.

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Former Pella Athletes Thriving for Drake Football Program

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 5:59 am


Photos by Drake Athletics

Two former Pella standout football athletes are thriving on the Drake Bulldogs defense this season.

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Youngest Horstman a Defensive Force for Top 10 Rated Northwestern College Volleyball Team

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 5:59 am

Photo by Northwestern Athletics

Last year a Pella Christian senior, this year, one of the keys of success for a top-10 rated NAIA volleyball team.

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Knoxville Volleyball Starts 4A Regional Play By Hosting Carlisle

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 5:59 am

The Knoxville Volleyball Squad embarks on the class 4A regional tonight as the Panthers open up by hosting Carlisle.

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Knoxville Girls Help Indianola To A 2nd Place in LHC Swim Meet

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 5:56 am

Knoxville Swimmers Kinsli Cram and Jorja Culver helped the Indianola Indians place 2nd in the conference meet held on Tuesday, October 16 in Indianola. Newton/Pella/Colfax-Mingo won the event with 488 points and Indianola was second with 384. Cram’s 200 Medley Relay and 200 Free Relay placed 2nd, she also placed 4th in the 50 Freestyle and placed 2nd in the 200 Freestyle with a personal best time of 2:09.73. Culver was 5th in the 100 Freestyle the 400 Freestyle Relay she was in placed 2nd. Indianola/Knoxville will swim in Johnston on next Saturday in the Regional Swim Meet.

Photo: Knoxville’s Kinsli Cram swimming for Indianola HS. Credit: Michelle Kenworthy

Melcher-Dallas Volleyball Falls To Lynnville-Sully In 1A Regional Opener

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 5:53 am

Melcher-Dallas Volleyball season came to an end last night in the opening round of the class one-A Regional to Lynnville-Sully in three sets.

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Mustang Volleyball Starts Up Postseason Journey Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 5:52 am

The high school volleyball postseason is officially underway and the PCM volleyball team will try to continue their 2018 campaign when they travel to Eddyville-Blakesburg tonight for a class 3A region 6 quarterfinal matchup.

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Trojans and Eagles Know Opponents Ahead of Postseason Opener

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 5:52 am

The class 2A region 5 volleyball quarterfinal matchups are set, as Pleasantville and Pella Christian now know their opponent for next week.

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Twin Cedars Season Ends Against Moravia

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 5:51 am

The Twin Cedars Volleyball Squad lost to Moravia in the first round of the Class 1A Regional last night in three sets.

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Central fourth at Illinois men’s golf tourney

Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 at 5:49 am

Taking on another daunting course, the Central College men’s golf team played 54 holes in two days and closed in fourth at the 11-team Lindenwood Belleville Invitational Tuesday.

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Pella Middle School Students Win State Championships in Cross Country

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 8:30 am

While the high school cross country athletes of Pella High School will look to qualify for state this week, the future of the program had a successful Saturday in Ankeny.

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Week Eight Football RPI Standings Released

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 5:59 am

Week nine will have playoff implications for the Tulip City high school football teams.

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Central College Familiar To Knoxville Cross Country Squad

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 5:58 am

Now that the Knoxville Cross Country Squads know where they are going for the state qualifier on Thursday, the Panthers will lean on their coach for advice how to run the Central College Course.

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Final High School Volleyball Rankings Released

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 5:57 am

The final volleyball rankings have been released by the Iowa High School Athletic Union.

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Melcher-Dallas Opens Volleyball Regional At Lynnville-Sully

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 5:52 am

The Melcher-Dallas Volleyball Squad will start the postseason on the road as the Saints travel to Lynnville-Sully tonight.

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Pleasantville XC Prepares for State Qualifier

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 at 5:52 am

We have reached the point of the cross country season where all high school runners hope to “peak” in preparation for the state qualifying meet on Thursday.

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