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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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First Dutch Women’s Conference Win Celebrated for Commitment, Not for ‘First’

Posted: Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 at 5:50 am

There wasn’t much to celebrate for the Central women’s basketball team over the course of the 2014-15 season.

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Iowa Conference to Expand in 2016

Posted: Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 at 5:49 am

The Iowa Conference will be expanding to nine institutions in 2016.

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Lady Dutch Set to Make Run at First Ever State Tournament Game

Posted: Monday, July 20th, 2015 at 6:00 am

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The Pella softball team is set begin their first ever run at the State Softball Tournament against a program that makes the trip frequently.

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Pella Baseball to Play for Substate Berth Against Fairfield

Posted: Monday, July 20th, 2015 at 5:59 am

The Number 1 ranked Little Dutch Baseball team will hope to push their way through the Class 3A District Round on Monday.

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Knoxville’s Taylor Carter To Play In IGCA All-Star Softball Games

Posted: Monday, July 20th, 2015 at 5:58 am

Knoxville Sofrtball Player Taylor Carter has been selected to play in the 31st Annual Iowa Girls Coaches Association Softball All-Star games next Monday at Waukee High School.

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Pleasantville Claims Victory in Huge Rematch with Twin Cedars

Posted: Monday, July 20th, 2015 at 5:56 am

In the heavily anticipated rematch of last year’s District Championship game, Pleasantville defeated the Sabers of Twin Cedars last night in a 2-1 thriller to claim the District 12 title.

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Pella Christian Eagles Say Farewell to Pair of Seniors

Posted: Monday, July 20th, 2015 at 5:54 am

For the past few seasons, Pella Christian has featured a young baseball team surrounding a small core of seniors.

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More Uniformity for the Central College Soccer Teams

Posted: Monday, July 20th, 2015 at 5:50 am

Soccer is on the rise nationally and here locally in Marion County.

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Brown, Zomer Take 410 Twins; Alley Stays Perfect At Knoxville In 2015

Posted: Monday, July 20th, 2015 at 5:48 am

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Brian Brown and Dusty Zomer took the twin A-Mains Saturday night at the Knoxville Raceway on Twin Features Night.

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Knoxville’s Taylor Carter To Play In Softball All-Star Games

Posted: Sunday, July 19th, 2015 at 5:57 am

Knoxville Softball Player Taylor Carter has been selected to play in the 31st Annual Iowa Girls Coaches Association Softball All-Star games next Monday at Waukee High School. Carter is coming off her best season as a player leading the Panthers in batting at 417, hits with 49, and doubles with 17 all the while playing the last few weeks with a broken hand. Her coach Steph Christner tells KNIA/KRLS Sports this is a great honor for Carter. She will also play for Christner and her father Mike at William Penn University in Oskaloosa next year. Carter was also selected to the I-G-C-A Class four-A all Southeast District team.

Brown And Zomer Take 410 Twins; Alley Makes It 2/2 At Knoxville In 2015

Posted: Sunday, July 19th, 2015 at 5:47 am

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Brian Brown and Dusty Zomer took the twin A-Mains last night at the Knoxville Raceway on Twin Features Night.

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Wood, Pella High Blank Bloodhounds, Advance to District Final

Posted: Saturday, July 18th, 2015 at 6:00 am

It took awhile to adjust to some better-than-expected pitching, but Pella High baseball took care of business against a one-win Fort Madison team on Friday night, 6 – 0, in the Class 3A district tournament opening round.

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Knoxville Baseball Upset In 3A Opening Game

Posted: Saturday, July 18th, 2015 at 5:59 am

Four runs in the third inning was the difference as the Knoxville Baseball Squad fell to Norwalk in the first round of the Class 3A District 5-2 last night.

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Season of Streaks for Pella Christian Baseball

Posted: Saturday, July 18th, 2015 at 5:58 am

It took a lot of time and tough losses, but the Pella Christian baseball team played their best baseball near the end of their 2015 campaign.

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