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New Season Will Mean New Names for Pella High Girls Hoops

Posted: Friday, March 17th, 2017 at 5:58 am

Katie Vander Molen has been a four-year starter for the Pella High girls basketball team. Kiara Bradley and Ciara Buchheit played as sophomores and started as juniors and seniors. Those three, plus Kloe Lambert, are gone to graduation.

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Central Scores Lopsided Softball Wins

Posted: Friday, March 17th, 2017 at 5:52 am

The Central College softball win streak reached nine games with a 9-2 triumph over Augsburg College and a 13-5, six-inning victory over Robert Morris-Chicago on Thursday.

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Pleasantville Girls Track Brings Back Every Competitor for 2017

Posted: Friday, March 17th, 2017 at 5:52 am

A new head coach, coupled with bringing back every competitor on the team from the 2016 version, has brought enthusiasm to the Pleasantville Trojan girls track and field team for 2017.

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Palmer Leads Dutch Baseball Team to Win

Posted: Friday, March 17th, 2017 at 5:51 am

Central College sophomore pitcher Charlie Palmer struck out four batters over six-and-a-third innings in a 9-5 win over Knox College of Illinois yesterday afternoon at the Russ Matt Invitational.

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Central Tennis Finishes Spring Break on a Sour Note

Posted: Friday, March 17th, 2017 at 5:50 am

The Central College tennis teams both finished their spring break with losses at Concordia University of Texas yesterday.

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Experience Returning For Knoxville Boys Soccer

Posted: Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 6:00 am

Two weeks from today…the Knoxville Boys Soccer Squad will open its season against Centerville.

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Pella Track Teams Seeing Early Season Competition

Posted: Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 5:59 am

The Pella High track and field teams both have two indoor meets under the belt early this season.

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Future Remains Bright Despite Big Senior Class for Pella Christian Boys

Posted: Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 5:57 am

The 2017 Pella Christian Boys basketball team will go down as one of the program’s best after their 2nd place finish at state and three-year run in the top three of Class 2A.

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PCM Girls Soccer Brings Back Goal Scoring Talent

Posted: Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 5:52 am

After a successful 2016 season that saw the single season goal record broken by Abby Waddell, the PCM Mustang girls soccer team is looking to continue momentum by bringing back a majority of the goal scorers.

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Roby Earns Another Weekly Award

Posted: Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 5:52 am

Another week and another award for former Twin Cedars Baseball Standout Otis Roby.

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Central’s Taylor, Marburger Earn All-Region Basketball Recognition

Posted: Thursday, March 16th, 2017 at 5:51 am

D3Hoops.com has honored Central’s Colby Taylor and Claire Marburger as first team selections on their All-West Region team.

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Van Wyk, Jungling, Kacmarynski Named All-State by I-N-A

Posted: Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 at 6:00 am

A trio of local boys basketball players have been named to the all-state basketball teams by the Iowa Newspaper Association.

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Offseason Work Expected For Knoxville Girls Basketball

Posted: Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 at 5:59 am

What every coach would like to see during the offseason is his players in the gym during the summer getting better and going to camps.

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Core Group of Eagles Softball Players Moving to Next Level

Posted: Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 at 5:58 am

With a promising summer on the horizon, a group of Pella Christian softball seniors made their intentions to play beyond high school known over the winter.

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Strong Junior Class Will Help PCM Boys Basketball

Posted: Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 at 5:52 am

A much-improved junior class coming into the 2016-17 season for the PCM Mustang Boys Basketball Team allowed the Mustangs to compete in a tough Heart of Iowa Conference.

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Central Softball Makes it Seven Straight Tuesday

Posted: Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 at 5:52 am

It’s now seven in a row for the Central College softball team after a 7-0 win over Greenville and a 9-1 five-inning triumph over MacMurray yesterday in Tucson, Arizona.

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Several J-V Players Will Look To Get A Spot On Varsity Next Season For Knoxville Basketball

Posted: Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 at 6:00 am

Numbers should not be a problem for the Knoxville Boys Basketball program in the future.

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Five Marion County Boys Earn Academic All-State

Posted: Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 at 5:59 am

Two Pella High boys, two from Pella Christian and one from Pleasantville earned academic all-state honors from the Iowa High School Athletic Association.

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Chase for Championship Continues for Pella Christian’s Veteran Coaching Staff

Posted: Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 at 5:57 am

The 2nd place finish for Pella Christian in the Class 2A state championship game had added sting and meaning to the careers of the Eagles future Hall of Fame coaching staff.

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Two More Victories for Central Softball Team Monday

Posted: Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 at 5:52 am

The Central College softball team is up to five wins in a row after trouncing Dickinson of Pennsylvania 15-0 in five innings yesterday and pulling away from Eastern Connecticut State 7-2.

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