Today’s Local Sports

Expectations Run High For Knoxville Boys Basketball

Posted: Friday, November 24th, 2017 at 6:00 am

There are several expectations for the Knoxville Boys Basketball Program this season.

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New Look Eagles Team Features Talent, Uncertainty for Powerhouse Boys Program

Posted: Friday, November 24th, 2017 at 5:59 am

For the first time in four years, there’s a heightened sense of uncertainty for a class 2A powerhouse boys basketball program as they seek their 4th straight state tournament appearance.

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Korver Going Strong in 15th NBA Season

Posted: Friday, November 24th, 2017 at 5:57 am

Pella native Kyle Korver is still going strong in his 15th NBA season.

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PCM Girls Basketball Ahead of Schedule on Offense

Posted: Friday, November 24th, 2017 at 5:52 am

After graduating a large and talented class that brought the Mustangs to the state tournament, but PCM Mustang girls basketball program was going to have to go through a transitional period as the new varsity players were integrated into the program.

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De Waard to Lead American Squad in Mexico Game Again

Posted: Friday, November 24th, 2017 at 5:50 am

Former Central College defensive coordinator Don De Waard will pilot the American team for the sixth time as the head coach of Team Stars and Stripes in the ninth annual Tazón de Estrellas (Bowl of the Stars) football game set for Margarita Aztiazarán de Fimbres Stadium in Tijuana, Mexico, on Saturday, December 16th.

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Tulip City Volleyball Players Earn All-District, All-State Honors

Posted: Thursday, November 23rd, 2017 at 6:00 am

Some of the best offensive players in Iowa High School volleyball reside in Marion County.

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Knoxville Wrestle Offs on Saturday

Posted: Thursday, November 23rd, 2017 at 5:59 am

Knoxville Wrestling fans can see the Panthers in their season kick-off event on Saturday at two P-M at the high school gym.

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Future Filled with “Hope,” High Expectations for Pella Christian Football Team

Posted: Thursday, November 23rd, 2017 at 5:58 am

While there is no doubt that the end of the Pella Christian football season was heartbreaking and just short of the team’s first ever state title game appearance, the program’s growth in the last 14 years is fairly unprecedented.

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Ranked Wrestlers Bring High Expectations for PCM and Pleasantville

Posted: Thursday, November 23rd, 2017 at 5:52 am

The PCM wrestling team is ranked 9th as a team and boasts four individual wrestlers, while Pleasantville has a number one ranked individual wrestler according to IAWrestle.com which brings high expectations for both programs.

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Record-Breaking Performance for Dutch Women’s Basketball Team Over Westminster

Posted: Thursday, November 23rd, 2017 at 5:50 am

Cloudy with a chance of trifectas must have been the forecast for Fulton, Missouri Wednesday afternoon, as the Central College women’s basketball team buried a program best 16 threes on route to a 73-61 triumph over Westminster College.

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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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