Today’s Local Sports

Third Quarter Burst Gives Pella Girls Season Opening Win

Posted: Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 at 6:01 am

The Pella High girls basketball team scored the first eight points of the second half and 14 of the first 16 en route to a season opening 58-37 win last night over Mount Pleasant.

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Knoxville Starts Season Off With Win Against PCM

Posted: Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 at 6:00 am

With two young teams facing off last night in Knoxville, the Panthers took down area rival PCM 68-55.

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Montezuma Pulls Away from Pella Christian Girls

Posted: Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 at 5:57 am

In a rematch of last year’s regional semifinals, the 9th-ranked class 1A Montezuma girls basketball team pulled away from Pella Christian last night, 44-28.

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Pleasantville Drops Heartbreaker in OT to Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont

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

Last season, the Rockets of Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont blew out the Pleasantville Trojan girls basketball team 67-31. This year, with more experience and higher expectations, the game was a lot closer as Pleasantville dropped a heartbreaker in overtime 43-42.

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Melcher-Dallas Girls Fall To Wayne In Season Opener

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

Melcher-Dallas dropped its season opener to Wayne last night 52-20.

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Central Men Lose Shootout at Grinnell

Posted: Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 at 5:50 am

Despite six players scoring in double figures, the Central College men’s basketball team lost at Grinnell last night, 119-93.

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Class 3A District 6 Names All-District Football Team

Posted: Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 at 6:00 am

Class 3A District 6 has released their all-district football player list, which is well represented by Knoxville and district champion Pella.

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Knoxville Girls Open Up With PCM

Posted: Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 at 5:59 am

The Knoxville Girls basketball Squad will open its season with a very young group against P-C-M.

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Pella Lady Dutch to Kick Off 2017-18 Season Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 at 5:58 am

Fresh off of two straight state tournament appearances, the No. 10 in Class 4A Pella Lady Dutch will look to begin a similar journey when they start competition tonight.

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Pella Christian Looking to Topple Team That Ended 2017 Playoff Run

Posted: Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 at 5:56 am

The Pella Christian basketball team, after dominating Van Meter, has their sights set on the team that ended their season last winter.

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Twin Cedars Girls Fall In Season Opener

Posted: Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 at 5:53 am

The Twin Cedars Girls basketball Squad opened its season with a 55-10 loss to Southeast Warren last night.

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Seven Central Football Players Receive First Team All-League Distinction

Posted: Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 at 5:50 am

Led by a core of five seniors, a total of seven Central College football players landed on the all-Iowa Conference first team.

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Pella Christian Kicks Off Season With Impressive Win Over Van Meter

Posted: Monday, November 20th, 2017 at 6:00 am

The Pella Christian Girls basketball team opened the 2017-2018 season with an impressive 54 to 32 win over Van Meter Saturday evening.

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South Central Conference Boys Basketball Race Could Go Right Down To The Wire

Posted: Monday, November 20th, 2017 at 6:00 am

The South Central Conference Boys Basketball race is set to be close from top to bottom this season.

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Disappointing End, but Marvelous All-Around Season for Pella Football Team

Posted: Monday, November 20th, 2017 at 5:57 am

Three years ago, Pella’s freshman football team went 2-6-1. Last week, the class of 2018 finished their football careers with a runner-up finish in the state and an 11-2 record during their senior season.

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Melcher-Dallas Boys Look To Contend In BGC Race

Posted: Monday, November 20th, 2017 at 5:52 am

The Bluegrass Conference should be more competitive this season in boys basketball.

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PCM Girls Basketball Hot Start Led to Victory

Posted: Monday, November 20th, 2017 at 5:52 am

The PCM Girls basketball team started out their season strong last Friday night in a 55-48 victory over Newton, and a big reason for that was the fast start leading to a significant halftime lead.

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Fairley Merits All-American Cross-Country Status

Posted: Monday, November 20th, 2017 at 5:50 am

Already an All-American on the track, Central College cross country runner Mark Fairley claimed 26th place at the NCAA Division III Championships Saturday to bag his second All-American distinction.

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Dutch Men’s Basketball Rally Falls Short Against Eagles

Posted: Monday, November 20th, 2017 at 5:49 am

A career high 19 points from Central College senior forward Malik Wildermuth was not enough to lead the Dutch over Wisconsin-La Crosse Saturday, falling 81-70.

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Turnovers Costly for Dutch Women’s Basketball Team

Posted: Monday, November 20th, 2017 at 5:49 am

Turnovers led to the demise of the Central College women’s basketball team Saturday afternoon, succumbing 79-72 to Bethany Lutheran University.

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