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Pleasantville Baseball carries dominant pitching staff

Posted: Friday, July 24th, 2015 at 5:52 am

The Pleasantville Baseball squad this year had an extraordinary 33-3 record, including four postseason wins. The formula for the Trojans success this season was not hard to find, outstanding pitching.

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Iowa Conference Women’s Soccer Will be Deep Again in 2015

Posted: Friday, July 24th, 2015 at 5:49 am

Up and down the Iowa Conference in women’s soccer last year, you couldn’t look at a specific match-up and say, “That team is going to get blown out by so-and-so.”

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Pella Baseball Team Earns Second-Ever Trip to State

Posted: Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 at 6:00 am

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It may not have come as easy as it did in their first three match ups, but the Little Dutch baseball team beat a conference foe for the fourth time this year to earn a trip to Principal Park.

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Lady Dutch Set for Rubber Match with DCG in State Semis Tonight

Posted: Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 at 5:59 am

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The Pella Lady Dutch softball team is set to square off against a conference opponent in the semifinals round of the Class 4A State Softball Tournament.

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Knoxville Baseball Collects All-District Awards

Posted: Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 at 5:57 am

The postseason individual awards keep coming for Knoxville Baseball players as three of the nine seniors have been named All-District by the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association.

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Pella Christian Announces All-Conference Baseball Selections

Posted: Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 at 5:56 am

The Eagles baseball team announced their all-conference representatives this week.

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‘Splash Bros.’ Not the Intended Theme for 2014-15 Dutch Men’s Basketball

Posted: Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 at 5:51 am

Trying to rekindle some of the burning flame that took the Central men’s basketball team to the 2014 NCAA Division III National Tournament, Coach Craig Douma and the staff had to adjust their attack due to the amount of talent that had left the program.

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Pella Baseball Team Heading to State Tournament Next Week

Posted: Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 9:58 pm

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The Pella High baseball team were 7-4 winners over Oskaloosa Wednesday night.

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Pleasantville Baseball Walks Off to Go to State

Posted: Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 6:01 am

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The Pleasantville Baseball team is headed to the state tournament after defeating BGM in walkoff fashion last night 4-3.

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Pella Looks for 1st State Baseball Tournament Berth Since 1997

Posted: Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 6:00 am

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Little Hawkeye Conference rivals Pella and Oskaloosa will battle tonight in the Tulip City for a berth in the class 3-A state tournament.

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Five Panthers Land On First Team All-SCC

Posted: Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 5:58 am

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The Knoxville Baseball team dominated the competition this summer in the South Central Conference, and the 2015 All-Conference team reflected that with five Panthers on the first team.

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Pella Christian Softball Says Farewell to Dynamic Duo

Posted: Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 5:56 am

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When the Pella Christian Softball team returns to their first practice for the 2016 season, they’ll have to do so without a pair of longtime starters and cornerstones of the program.

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Pleasantville’s Thomas To Be Inducted Into The IGHSAU Softball HoF

Posted: Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 5:56 am

The 34th Annual Iowa High School Girls Athletic Union Softball Hall of Fame will have a local inductee this year.

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Rebounding, Defense Major Focal Points for Douma, Dutch Men’s Basketball

Posted: Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 5:50 am

On their best days, the Central men’s basketball team could shoot with anybody when the scoreboards were getting a workout.

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NSCHoF Getting Ready To Honor Wolfgang During Knoxville Nationals

Posted: Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 5:48 am

The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame will honor one of the greats not only in sprint car racing…but a true legend of the Knoxville Raceway and the Knoxville Nationals.

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Lady Dutch Walk Off as Winners in First Ever State Tournament Game

Posted: Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 at 6:01 am

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In their first ever state tournament game, the Pella High Softball Team ended a hotly contested matchup against Number 6 Fort Dodge with a bang.

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Pella Baseball Beats the Rain, and Fairfield, to Win 3A District 11 Championship

Posted: Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 at 6:00 am

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A late afternoon shower made for wet playing conditions last night in Fairfield as number one ranked Pella made the trek for the district 11 baseball championship tilt, and a mid-game downpour left the field unplayable.

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Improved Hitting Helped Knoxville Softball In 2015

Posted: Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 at 5:57 am

One area that improved noticeably this season for the Knoxville Softball Squad was hitting.

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Two Panthers Earn All-Star Game Spots

Posted: Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 at 5:56 am

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For the first time in the history of the Knoxville Baseball program, two players have been selected as All-Stars by the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association in the same year.

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Pleasantville breaks through district into substate

Posted: Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 at 5:52 am

The Pleasantville Trojans will move on to play in the Substate 6 championship tonight after winning district 12 on Saturday night in a 2-1 thriller over the Sabers of Twin Cedars.

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