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Pella, Pella Christian Girls Place in Top 10, Knoxville’s Keitges Sets Two School Records to Highlight Final Day of State Track

Posted: Monday, May 22nd, 2017 at 6:01 am

For the second straight year, the Pella High girls track and field team finished second to Davenport Assumption at the 3-A state meet. Meanwhile, Pella Christian finished eighth in class 2-A, and Knoxville’s Katie Keitges set two school records as action concluded in Des Moines.

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Pella Boys Make State Tennis Final Four for 1st Time in More than Two Decades

Posted: Monday, May 22nd, 2017 at 6:00 am

Pella beat both Davenport Assumption and Fairfield Maharishi Saturday to advance to the final four of the boys state tennis tournament for the first time since the late 1990s.

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Knoxville Looks To Start Off Softball Season Monday Night

Posted: Monday, May 22nd, 2017 at 5:58 am

The girls summer along Panther Drive in Knoxville will open up their season on Monday night against Little Hawkeye Conference team Newton.

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Tonight is Opening Night for Tulip City Ballclubs

Posted: Monday, May 22nd, 2017 at 5:56 am

The boys and girls of summer are kicking off the season this week, and two local teams will clash to kick off the 2017 campaign tonight.

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VanderVeer To Play Soccer At Indian Hills

Posted: Monday, May 22nd, 2017 at 5:56 am

Knoxville Girls Soccer player Alyssa VanderVeer has signed to continue her soccer career at Indian Hills Community College.

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Young Panther Softball Squad Looks To Start Season Off Monday

Posted: Sunday, May 21st, 2017 at 5:57 am

The girls summer along Panther Drive in Knoxville will open up their season on Monday night against Little Hawkeye Conference team Newton.

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VanderVeer To Play Soccer Qt Indian Hills

Posted: Sunday, May 21st, 2017 at 5:55 am

Knoxville Girls Soccer player Alyssa VanderVeer has signed to continue her soccer career at Indian Hills Community College.

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Central to Send Five to NCAA Track National Meet

Posted: Sunday, May 21st, 2017 at 5:50 am

Central College will send five competitors to the NCAA Division III track and field championships this Thursday through Saturday at Geneva, Ohio.

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Championship Saturday Schedule / Results – State Track and Field

Posted: Saturday, May 20th, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Here are the results for Championship Saturday at the state track and field meet at Drake Stadium in Des Moines:

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Day Two of State Track and Field Meet Features Numerous Top 3 Finishes Locally

Posted: Saturday, May 20th, 2017 at 6:01 am

Day two of the Iowa High School state track and field meet featured some top finishes for Marion County athletes at Drake Stadium Friday.

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Montezuma’s Schulte is Pella’s New Boys Basketball Coach

Posted: Saturday, May 20th, 2017 at 5:59 am

Former Montezuma boys basketball coach Derek Schulte has been named to replace Mark Core as the next coach of the Pella High program.

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Pella Christian Duo Competes at Boys District Golf @ Lake Panorama

Posted: Saturday, May 20th, 2017 at 5:57 am

Pella Christian’s Graham Howerzyl and Kendan Veenstra each shot 91 and failed to advance past the class 2-A district golf meet yesterday at Lake Panorama Golf Course.

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Pella Tennis Teams in Action Today

Posted: Saturday, May 20th, 2017 at 5:55 am

Both the Pella boys and girls tennis teams are involved in postseason action today.

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PCM Boys Golf Falls Two Strokes Short of Advancing to State

Posted: Saturday, May 20th, 2017 at 5:52 am

Three teams advanced to the state tournament out of the Panorama golf course yesterday afternoon, but the PCM Mustangs was not one of them by just two strokes.

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Central Track Athletes Taking Aim at National Meet

Posted: Saturday, May 20th, 2017 at 5:50 am

One Central College women’s track and field All-American is headed back to the Division III outdoor championships, while another wrapped up her illustrious career at the Augustana Twilight Qualifier Thursday night.

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Point Races Heating Up For Fourth Night Of Racing At Knoxville

Posted: Saturday, May 20th, 2017 at 5:48 am

Another full night of racing is scheduled at the Knoxville Raceway.

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State Track and Field Meet Day Two

Posted: Friday, May 19th, 2017 at 1:36 pm

Girls
2:00 PM – 3A – Girls – Shotput – Elisabeth Jansen, Pella – 15th place, 35-00.75
Kaeleigh DeWaard , Pella – 3rd place, 39-06.75
2:00 PM – 2A – Girls – Discus – Elizabeth Van Manen, Pella Christian – 2nd place, 132-02
Kylee Van Haalen-Brown
2:40 PM – 2A – Girls – Distance Medley (Finals) – PCM – 8th Place 4:18.99
3:00 PM – 3A – Girls – Distance Medley (Finals) – Pella – 17th – 4:24.2
Knoxville – 7th place 4:18.57
3:50 PM – 3A – Girls – 100 meter hurdles (Prelims) – Emma Thoreson – 6th place, 15.37, qualifies for finals
4:30 PM – 3A – Girls – Long Jump – Paighton Malek, Pella – 5th place 16-11.25
4:30 PM – 2A – Girls – 4×200 meter (Finals) – Pella Christian – 5th place 1:47.31
4:30 PM – 2A – Girls – High Jump – Morgan Fopma, Pella Christian – 14th place, 4-10
4:45 PM – 3A – Girls – 4×200 meter (Finals) – Pella – 3rd place, 1:44.38
5:20 PM – 2A – Girls – 400 meter hurdles (Finals) – Morgan Fopma, Pella Christian – 9th place, 1:01.13
Jayci Vos, PCM – did not place, 1:10.28
5:30 PM – 3A – Girls – 400 meter hurdles (Finals) – Kiki Pingel – 3rd place – 1:05.57
Emily Holterhaus – 4th place – 1:07.03
6:20 PM – 2A – Girls – 4×100 meter (Prelim) – Pella Christian – 5th place, qualifies for finals 51.06
6:30 PM – 3A – Girls – 4×100 meter (Prelim) – Pella – 3rd place, qualifies for finals, 49.16
7:00 PM – 2A – Girls – 4×400 meter (Prelim) – PCM – 5th place, 4:05.78, qualifies for finals
7:20 PM – 3A – Girls – 4×400 meter (Prelim) – Pella – 8th place, 4:04.75, qualifies for finals

Boys
9:00 AM – 1A – Boys – High Jump – Ethan Harrington, Melcher-Dallas – No Height
11:30 AM – 1A – Boys – Discus – Jake Crozier, Twin Cedars – 6th Place 148-11
2:00 PM – 3A – Boys – Long Jump – Trent Davis, Knoxville -16th place, 20-01.75
3:20 PM – 2A – Boys – 110 Meter Hurdles (Prelim) – Cole Dustin, PCM – 15.9, did not qualify
3:30 PM – 3A – Boys – 110 Meter Hurdles (Prelim) – Trent Davis, Knoxville – 15.89, did not qualify
4:00 PM – 2A – Boys – 4×200 Meter (Finals) – PCM – 10th, 1:33.88
Pleasantville – 15th – 1:35.12
4:30 PM – 2A – Boys – Discus – Will Anthony, Pleasantville – 12th place, 143-01
Chaz Clark, Pleasantville – 15t, 138-04
4:30 PM – 3A – Boys – Shotput – Travis Peterson, Knoxville – 21st, 46.01
Nick DeJong, Pella – 15th, 48-08.5
Tyson Wassenaar, Pella – 9th, 50-02.75
5:00 PM – 2A – Boys – 400 Meter Hurdles (Finals) – Gauge Van Haalen, Pleasantville – 14th place, 57.86
5:10 PM – 3A – Boys – 400 Meter Hurdles (Finals) – Avery Van Zee, Pella – 3rd place, 54.89
6:00 PM – 3A – Boys – Distance Medley – Knoxville – 21st – 3:50.81
7:40 PM – 2A – Boys – 4×400 Meter Relay (Prelim) – Pleasantville – 8th place, qualify for finals
8:00 PM – 3A – Boys – 4×400 Meter Relay (Prelim) – Knoxville – 24th place
Pella – 21st place

Local Athletes Compete And Do Well At Day 1 Of The State Track and Field Meet

Posted: Friday, May 19th, 2017 at 6:00 am

Several local athletes will be running for a state title on Saturday as the first day of the State Track and Field Meet got underway yesterday.

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Pella Sends Four to State Following Individual Tennis Regional Finals

Posted: Friday, May 19th, 2017 at 5:59 am

The Lady Dutch tennis team has aspirations of qualifying for state as a team, but before they attempt to do so this weekend, some of their top players earned spots in the individual tournament yesterday.

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Pella Christian Ties School Record with 11th Girls Soccer Win of the Season

Posted: Friday, May 19th, 2017 at 5:58 am

The 14th-ranked class 1-A Pella Christian girls soccer team edged #15 in class 2-A Newton last night, 1-0, allowing Pella Christian to tie the school record for most victories in a season.

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