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Six Records Smashed as Central Men’s Hoops Outscore Grinnell

Posted: Thursday, November 24th, 2016 at 5:50 am

The score at the end of the first half of the Central vs. Grinnell men’s basketball game last night could have easily been the final score of many college hoops contests.

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#1 Pella Girls Start Season With a Bang

Posted: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 at 6:00 am

Pella’s girls opened the 2016-2017 season with a convincing 61-41 win last night at Mount Pleasant.

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Knoxville Girls Basketball Hoping Inexperienced Players Step Up

Posted: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 at 5:59 am

When the Knoxville Girls Basketball Squad hit the floor on Saturday for their season opener against P-C-M, many of the players were playing their first ever varsity game.

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Pella Christian Girls Rally to Knock Off Another Ranked Foe

Posted: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 at 5:58 am

The Pella Christian girls basketball team spoiled another new gym opening last night, knocking off 12th-ranked Montezuma 48-43 to improve to 2-0 on the young season.

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Twin Cedars’ Crozier Earns Scholarship Award

Posted: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 at 5:53 am

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Twin Cedars’ Jake Crozier completed an outstanding season this fall on the football field and he also was acknowledged for his work in the classroom during last week’s state championships.

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Melcher-Dallas Girls Fall To Wayne In Season Opener

Posted: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 at 5:53 am

31 turnovers were the Melcher-Dallas Girls Basketball Squad’s undoing last night in a 69-18 loss to Wayne in their season opener.

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Rockets Girls Basketball too Strong for Trojans in Season Opener

Posted: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 at 5:52 am

Inconsistency and early foul trouble would doom the Pleasantville Trojan Girls Basketball Team last night in their season opener against Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont, losing 67-31.

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Mustang Girls Cruise to Another Win

Posted: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 at 5:52 am

The PCM girls basketball team played host to the Greene County Rams on Tuesday night in the PCM gym and cruised to an easy 68-27 win.

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Central Women Roll to 4th Straight Victory

Posted: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016 at 5:52 am

Emily Dine hit a school record eight three pointers and scored 26 points, and Claire Marburger added a double-double as the Central College women’s basketball team beat Iowa Wesleyan 66-50 last night in Mount Pleasant.

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Two Local Players Captains of All-State Football Teams

Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 at 11:42 am

Numerous local high school football players are headlining the INA All-State Football Teams.

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Knoxville Boys Basketball Have High Goals For 2016/17 Season

Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 at 6:00 am

The Knoxville Boys Basketball Squad has sights on several accomplishments this season.

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Pella Christian Looks for Two in a Row at Montezuma

Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 at 5:59 am

After opening the season Saturday with an upset victory over fifth-ranked Ballard, the Pella Christian girls basketball team will look to make it two in a row tonight at Montezuma.

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Pella Girls Tip Off 2016 Season Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 at 5:57 am

Defending class 4-A state runner-up Pella opens its 2016 season tonight with sights set on another deep run.

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Mustang Youth Help Replace Injured Senior

Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 at 5:52 am

The PCM Mustangs took care of the Knoxville Panthers on Saturday 49-19.

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Roby To Continue Baseball Playing At SD State

Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 at 5:52 am

Former Twin Cedars Baseball Standout Otis Roby will continue his career at South Dakota State.

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Twin Cedars Drops Girls Basketball Season Opener

Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 at 5:52 am

Poor shooting did in the Twin Cedars Girls Basketball Squad last night in its opener with Southeast Warren as the Sabers fell 59-23.

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Pleasantville Girls Basketball Starts Season Off Tonight Taking on Rockets

Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 at 5:52 am

The winter sports season will officially start tonight for the Pleasantville Trojan Girls Basketball Team, as they host the Rockets of Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont.

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Central Women Look to Keep Perfect Start in Tact

Posted: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016 at 5:51 am

The Central women’s basketball team is off to a 3-0 start in non-conference action. They’ll look to make it four in a row tonight.

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Pella Christian Girls, Central Men, Pickup Saturday Basketball Victories

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2016 at 6:00 am

The Pella Christian Girls basketball team spoiled the premier basketball game in the new Van Meter gymnasium by upsetting the fifth ranked Bulldogs 56-43 Saturday night.

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PCM Runs By Knoxville In Girls Season Opener

Posted: Monday, November 21st, 2016 at 5:59 am

P-C-M dominated from start to finish Saturday night over Knoxville to win both teams season openers 49-to-19 over the Panthers.

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