Today’s Local Sports

Balanced attack sparks Central in women’s basketball road win

Posted: Monday, December 10th, 2018 at 5:50 am

Central College put five players in double figures and snapped a seven-game women’s basketball losing skid with a 75-70 victory at Fontbonne University (Mo.) Saturday.

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Dutch Track Teams Enjoy Success at Indoor Home Meet

Posted: Monday, December 10th, 2018 at 5:49 am

Of the 14 events contested at the Dutch Holiday Preview Saturday afternoon, the Central College women’s track and field team was victorious in seven of them during the team’s program’s first full competition of the season.

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Pella Wrestling Team 4th at Saydel Tournament

Posted: Sunday, December 9th, 2018 at 6:00 am

Pella’s wrestling team placed 4th in a field of 15 teams at the Saydel Invitational Saturday.

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Knoxville Wrestlers 3rd At Own Meet

Posted: Sunday, December 9th, 2018 at 5:59 am

The Knoxville Wrestling Squad showed some fight in its own invitational on Saturday with a third place finish against strong competition.

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Pella Bowling Boys Barely Edged by Newton

Posted: Sunday, December 9th, 2018 at 5:58 am

Pella’s boys bowlers were just edged by Newton at Cardinal Lanes Saturday, falling 2882-2807.

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Indianola Wrestling Places 5th at Johnson/Valley Invitational

Posted: Sunday, December 9th, 2018 at 5:57 am

The Indianola wrestling team finished in fifth place at the Johnston/Valley Invite Saturday, a tournament that featured 11 teams from around the state.

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Trojan Grapplers Place 12th at Dan Christensen Invitational

Posted: Sunday, December 9th, 2018 at 5:52 am

The Pleasantville wrestling team participated in a loaded 16-team field at Central Decatur for the Dan Christensen Invitational and placed 12th overall.

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Mustangs Salvage One Dual Win at Ankeny Centennial

Posted: Sunday, December 9th, 2018 at 5:52 am

The PCM wrestling team had their hands full on Saturday at Ankeny Centennial for a dual tournament and went 1-4 on the day.

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Twin Cedars Suffers Two Loses To Albia

Posted: Sunday, December 9th, 2018 at 5:51 am

Twin Cedars basketball squad were swept by Albia on Saturday.

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Central men’s basketball dry spell lifts Wis.-Platteville

Posted: Sunday, December 9th, 2018 at 5:50 am

A tenacious closing effort couldn’t overcome a late first-half dry spell as the Central College men’s basketball team was out-muscled by traditional NCAA Division III men’s basketball contender Wis.-Platteville 94-77 Saturday.

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Simpson Basketball Sweeps Non-Conference Foes

Posted: Sunday, December 9th, 2018 at 5:50 am

The Simpson women’s and men’s basketball teams swept their non-conference foes Saturday afternoon, with the women holding off Waldorf 83-71 and the men blowing out Faith Baptist 104-58.

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Nichols’ 37 Powers Panther Boys; Girls Erupt In 2nd Half To Sweep Chariton

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2018 at 6:00 am

It was a tale of two halves for the Knoxville Girls Basketball Squad and a night to remember for Kieren Nichols Friday night in Chariton.

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Eagle Girls Soar, Boys Fall in Classic Bout with Warriors

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2018 at 6:00 am

In a battle for Little Hawkeye Conference positioning the Pella Christian basketball teams traveled to Norwalk last night and came away with a split.

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Pella Girls Win, Boys Fall in OT Against Indianola

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2018 at 5:59 am

In a pair of entertaining and competitive games in front of their home fans, the Pella girls beat Indianola 56-47, while the boys fell to the Indians 89-86 in overtime in a doubleheader heard live on the KRLS2 stream.

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Indianola Boys Basketball Survives Overtime Thriller, Girls Fall at Pella

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2018 at 5:57 am

Twenty-eight three point shots were made by the Indianola and Pella boys basketball teams last night, as the Indians survived a run by Pella in overtime to win 89-86 last night, while the Indianola girls fell to the Lady Dutch 56-47 in a doubleheader heard live on KNIAKRLS.com.

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Tulip City Bowlers, Wrestlers All in Action Today

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2018 at 5:56 am

Several local athletes are in competition today…

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Mustangs Drop a Pair to Gilbert

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2018 at 5:52 am

The PCM basketball teams closed out a tough three game road trip last night at Gilbert and fell in a pair of contests.

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Twin Cedars Girls Win 2nd Straight While Boys Struggle Against Mormon Trail

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2018 at 5:52 am

Twin Cedars split with Mormon Trail on Friday.

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Simpson Basketball Squads Step Out of Conference for Saturday Doubleheader

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2018 at 5:50 am

The Simpson women’s and men’s basketball squads will step out of American Rivers Conference play today and host a doubleheader, but with two different schools making the trip to Indianola.

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Alberts named finalist for Fred Mitchell Award

Posted: Saturday, December 8th, 2018 at 5:50 am

Chosen from a pool of over 40 nominees, Central College football kicker Jon Alberts was named one of 10 finalists for the Fred Mitchell Outstanding Place-Kicker Award.

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