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Busy Sports Day for Pella High Headlined by Start of State Track

Posted: Thursday, May 19th, 2016 at 5:58 am

In a blur, we have gone from 40 and 50 degree temperatures to consistently more comfortable conditions. And in that same period, the high school track and field season has sped from meet number one to today’s start of the state meet in Des Moines at Drake Stadium.

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Knoxville Girls Golf Has Final Tune Up Before Regionals Today

Posted: Thursday, May 19th, 2016 at 5:57 am

The Knoxville Girls Golf Squad will get in a final meet to prepare for the regional on Monday with a meet at Norwalk today.

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Eagles’ Track Also in Des Moines Going for the Gold

Posted: Thursday, May 19th, 2016 at 5:56 am

Qualifying last week and also earning at-large bids to Des Moines, Pella Christian’s girls’ and boys’ track and field team will also mix their maroon with the blue at Drake Stadium today.

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Knoxville Soccer Squads Back On The Pitch Tonight

Posted: Thursday, May 19th, 2016 at 5:55 am

Both Knoxville Boys and Girls Soccer Squads are on the pitch tonight at two separate venues.

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Signing Day At Knoxville High School

Posted: Thursday, May 19th, 2016 at 5:53 am

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Photo: 10 Knoxville High School Athletes that signed to play sports in college
Standing from L-R: Connor Bailey, Jordan Beal, A.J. Jackson, Justin Devin, Brock Caviness, Cooper Kendall
Seated from L-R: Carrie Chambers, Steph VandeKamp, Ally Vanderhart, Emily Wallace

Ten Knoxville High School athletes where they will take their talents to the next level.

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Class 2A Area Schools Compete at State Track Meet Today

Posted: Thursday, May 19th, 2016 at 5:52 am

Two area schools will prepare to compete with the state’s best at the Blue Oval today for the State Track Meet, PCM and Pleasantville will both have competitors vying for a state championship.

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Conference Champs Earn Conference Honors for Central Track

Posted: Thursday, May 19th, 2016 at 5:50 am

Voted Most Valuable Performers after shining in the Iowa Conference track and field championships this past weekend, seniors Abi Davis and Dan Roemerman were each named co-Iowa Conference female and male athletes of the week, respectively.

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Pella Prevails in Close, Blowout Games Versus Oskaloosa Soccer

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 at 5:59 am

An unrelenting attack that saw Pella High outshoot Oskaloosa 31 – 4 was a main factor in their girls’ soccer victory over the Indians last night, 2 – 0.

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Knoxville Soccer Boys Draw Chariton In Sub State

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 at 5:58 am

While preparing to play their final regular season match of the season, the Knoxville Boys Soccer Squad has been looking to the sub state and the first round match up at home with Chariton.

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Eagles’ Doubles’ Team to Put Undefeated Record on the Line in Regional Tomorrow

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 at 5:57 am

With the Pella Christian girls’ tennis team making it to the regional team final this Saturday, they now turn their attention to qualifying individuals and doubles squads tomorrow to the state tournament.

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Knoxville Girls Soccer Get Favorable First Round Regional Draw

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 at 5:56 am

A favorable draw for the Knoxville Girls Soccer Squad in the class 1A regional will match the Panthers against Centerville at home.

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Undefeated Record Not Enough for Trojans Girls Golf

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 at 5:52 am

Last year the top three Pleasantville Trojan Girls Golfers would place in the top 25 at the state tournament, disappointment. This year the Trojans are undefeated and have claimed meet medalist honors in every meet but this past regional competition, not good enough.

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PCM Boys Soccer Comeback Falls Just Short Against Des Moines Christian

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 at 5:52 am

The PCM Boys Soccer Team would fall just short in a 4-3 loss last night to Des Moines Christian despite mounting a furious comeback.

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Two Dutch Players Selected At-Large for Regional Softball Teams

Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 at 5:50 am

Central underclassmen Tabitha Taylor and Karly Olson were both announced as members of the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division III All-Midwest Region softball team yesterday.

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Knoxville Leads Local Pack at PC End-of-Season Invite

Posted: Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 at 5:59 am

With many teams gearing up for the district meet this week, Pella Christian, PCM, and Knoxville’s boys’ golf teams played in the Eagle Invitational at Bos Landen yesterday.

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Knoxville Boys Soccer Completes Another SCC Sweep

Posted: Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 at 5:59 am

The Knoxville Boys Soccer Squad for the second straight season completed a sweep of the South Central Conference by defeating Albia last night 4-1.

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Lady Dutch Soccer Ready for Oskaloosa

Posted: Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 at 5:58 am

Going across county lines, the Pella High girls’ soccer team is in action this evening to take on a formidable conference foe in Oskaloosa. The two schools played to a one-goal difference last year, where they Lady Dutch prevailed, 2 – 1.

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Eagles Have No Problem with Centerville on the Soccer Pitch

Posted: Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 at 5:56 am

Both of Pella Christian’s soccer programs recorded shutouts at the expense of Centerville last night.

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Pleasantville Girls Golf Remain Undefeated, Win Regional Meet

Posted: Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 at 5:56 am

The Pleasantville Trojan Girls Golf Team would stay undefeated on the season with a first round regional win last night in Woodward, with a team score of 382 defeating second place Ogden by five strokes.

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PCM Girls Narrowly Miss Out as Team, Individuals Move on in Regional Golf

Posted: Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 at 5:55 am

The PCM Girls golf team would compete in State Center last night in the first round regional meet, and narrowly miss out on advancing to the second round with a third place finish and a team score of 404, just 15 shots over the mark.

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