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Melcher-Dallas Girls Post Win Over ICA; Boys Fall In Hard Fought Game

Posted: Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at 5:54 am

Coach John Suntken said it was a great team win ,and the Melcher-Dallas girls basketball squad defeated Iowa Christian 51-41.

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Central Wrestling Moves to 3-0

Posted: Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at 5:54 am

The Central wrestling team made it three in a row to start the season with a 32-6 win at Augustana last night in Illinois.

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Pleasantville Basketball Starts Pride of Iowa Conference Play against Central Decatur Tonight

Posted: Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at 5:52 am

Coming off a doubleheader sweep of Marion County rival Melcher-Dallas on Tuesday night, the Pleasantville Trojan basketball teams have a quick turnaround and play Central Decatur tonight.

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Twin Cedars Travels To Lamoni In BGC Opener

Posted: Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at 5:52 am

The Twin Cedars basketball Squads will try to get their first wins of the season tonight at Lamoni.

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Mustangs Look to Stay Unbeaten

Posted: Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at 5:52 am

The PCM Mustangs will host the Saydel Eagles on the hardwood tonight inside the PCM high school gym.

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Central’s Boerm an Academic All-American

Posted: Friday, December 2nd, 2016 at 5:51 am

Senior tight end Mitchell Boerm of the Central College football squad was named to the Academic All-America Division III football team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America earlier this week.

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Pella’s Van Wyk, Pella Christian’s Jungling Preseason All-Iowa

Posted: Thursday, December 1st, 2016 at 6:00 am

A pair of seniors from the Tulip City are among 15 boys basketball players selected for the American Family Insurance All-USA Iowa preseason team.

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Panthers Road Trip To Bondurant-Farrar Tonight

Posted: Thursday, December 1st, 2016 at 5:59 am

Knoxville travels to Bondurant-Farrar tonight in basketball.

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Tulip City Coaches Weigh In on LHC Girls Basketball Race

Posted: Thursday, December 1st, 2016 at 5:58 am

A very good Little Hawkeye Conference gets even better this year in girls basketball with the addition of 5-A heavyweight Indianola.

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Melcher-Dallas To Play At Iowa Christian Tonight

Posted: Thursday, December 1st, 2016 at 5:53 am

The Melcher-Dallas basketball squads will head to Des Moines to play Iowa Christian in the Bluegrass Conference opener for the Saints.

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3-Point Shooting Much Improved for Pleasantville in Melcher-Dallas Win

Posted: Thursday, December 1st, 2016 at 5:52 am

After an offseason of stressing getting better from beyond the arc, the Pleasantville Boys Basketball team took advantage of the zone defense played by the Melcher-Dallas Saints to the tune of eight triples made.

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Central Drops IIAC Basketball Doubleheader to Coe

Posted: Thursday, December 1st, 2016 at 5:52 am

Both Central College basketball teams entered Iowa Conference play last night against Coe with undefeated records. Both left Cedar Rapids with their first blemish of the season.

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PCM Girls Show Scoring Depth in Win

Posted: Thursday, December 1st, 2016 at 5:52 am

The PCM girls basketball team moved to 3-0 Tuesday night behind a dominating win over the Roland Story Norsemen in the PCM high school gym 52-30.

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Central Wrestlers Pin Their Way to Win over St. Olaf

Posted: Thursday, December 1st, 2016 at 5:50 am

A tight match was blown open with three straight victories by fall for the Central College wrestling team in a 30-11 triumph over St. Olaf.

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Pella Christian Uses Deep Bench to Push Past Hot-Shooting ADM Team in Season Opener

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 at 6:01 am

Pella Christian’s boys basketball team used their bench to great effect against a red-hot shooting A-D-M team in the 2016-17 season opener with a 75-68 victory heard live on 92.1 KRLS.

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Knoxville Boys Grind Out A Win; Girls Fall In A Close One To Albia

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 at 6:00 am

The Knoxville Boys Basketball Squad felt they would be in for a rock fight against Albia last night and they got it, but the Panthers left no stone unturned in 48-41 win over the Blue Demons in a game heard live on AM 1320 and 95.3 KNIA.

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Pella Boys Overcome Slow Start to Top Grandview Christian

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 at 5:57 am

The Pella High boys basketball team fell behind 9-0 last night in the season opener against Grandview Christian, but used its talent and depth to pull away for a 71-50 victory.

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Knoxville Wrestling Dumps Nevada

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 at 5:56 am

The Knoxville Wrestling Squad pinned down a win over Nevada last night 60-to-15.

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Central Basketball Teams Open Iowa Conference Play Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 at 5:53 am

Both Central College basketball teams open Iowa Conference play tonight with an undefeated non-conference record in tact. They’ll travel to Cedar Rapids to take on Coe.

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Pleasantville Basketball Sweeps Melcher-Dallas in Marion County Rivalry

Posted: Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 at 5:52 am

Both Pleasantville basketball squads picked up victories last night on the road in Melcher playing against the Saints, the girls would win 61-17 and the boys 64-41.

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