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Senior Duo will be Tough to Replace for Eagles’ Baseball

Posted: Thursday, July 16th, 2015 at 5:57 am

Much like a repeat from last year, the Pella Christian baseball team unfortunately saw their season come to an end to Albia in the postseason on Tuesday night.

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Semifinal Thursday for Area 1A Baseball Teams

Posted: Thursday, July 16th, 2015 at 5:52 am

Both Twin Cedars and Pleasantville Baseball teams came into the season with high hopes, the Sabers looking to repeat last year’s run to the state championship, and the Trojans looking to make a similar run this year.

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Central Men’s Soccer Gearing Up For High School Camps

Posted: Thursday, July 16th, 2015 at 5:50 am

If you act now, you can still be a part of the Central College boys’ high school soccer camps that start next week!

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Lady Dutch Clobber Marion, Advanced to First Ever State Softball Tournament

Posted: Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 at 6:00 am

IMG951086After giving up one run to begin the game, the Pella High softball team scored 11 unanswered against Marion, highlighted by a seven-run first inning, to advance to their first ever state softball tournament.

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Sixth Inning Blue Demon Surge Ends Pella Christian’s Baseball Season

Posted: Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 at 5:58 am

The Pella Christian Eagles baseball team started and ended their 2015 season against the Blue Demons of Albia, and fell to their Class 2A rivals 5-1 in a Class 2A Regional Semifinals game heard live on KNIA.

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Pitching Key To Knoxville 2015 Baseball Season

Posted: Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 at 5:57 am

One key to the Knoxville Baseball Squad’s 28-5 season and a South Central Conference Championship has been pitching.

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Little Dutch End Regular Season with Winner

Posted: Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 at 5:56 am

Pella High ended their 2015 baseball regular season with a close win over A-D-M on Tuesday night, 3 – 2.

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In Mustangs vs. Mustangs Battle, PCM Boys of Summer Say Farewell to Season

Posted: Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 at 5:52 am

Despite a late season surge, the PCM baseball team’s season came to a close last night with a 9-6 loss to Davis County in the Class 2A Region 11 semifinals.

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Pleasantville flexes muscles in win over Melcher-Dallas

Posted: Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 at 5:52 am

The Pleasantville baseball team dispatched the winless Melcher Dallas Saints last night 10-0 in five innings in the opening round of the Class 1A District 12 playoffs.

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Twin Cedars Survives Early Scare, Punts Moulton-Udell

Posted: Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 at 5:51 am

Moulton-Udell scored two in the first, but Twin Cedars dumped a nine-spot on the scoreboard in the bottom half of the inning, and wound up winning 14 – 4 in six in last night’s Class 1A district tourney opener.

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Central Women’s Hoops Adds Staff Member

Posted: Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 at 5:50 am

Just like the men did earlier in the week, the Central women’s basketball team hired a new assistant coach recently. Former Augustana College (out of South Dakota) athlete, Alex Feeney, was named to the Dutch coaching staff.

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Eagle Quartet One-Hit Cardinals, Advance to Semifinals

Posted: Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 5:59 am

The bats were working for one team but not the other, as Pella Christian toppled Central Decatur yesterday in the Class 2A district baseball quarterfinals, 9 – 4 in Albia.

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Knoxville Baseball Walks Off on Newton in Regular Season Finale

Posted: Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 5:58 am

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Knoxville Baseball has come back in the seventh inning before, but Monday night’s come from behind walk off 5-4 winner against Newton had a little more juice than the others.

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Fort Dodge a Win Away for Lady Dutch

Posted: Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 5:57 am

They held their own in a packed Little Hawkeye Conference, blanked No. 2-ranked Indianola, and tonight in Oskaloosa, the Pella High softball team can be one of the eight teams in Class 4A to punch their ticket to Fort Dodge and the state tournament.

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Judkins Swing Helps Pella Edge Perry

Posted: Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 5:55 am

A fifth-inning, three-run homer off the bat of Grant Judkins was just enough for Pella High to squeak by Perry last night at home, 6 – 5.

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PCM Softball Comes Up Short, PCM Baseball Advances

Posted: Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 5:52 am

The PCM softball team had a tall task in the regional final on Monday night, as they came up just short to no. 1 rated Solon 5-1.

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Two Area Teams Face Off In Class 1A Districts

Posted: Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 5:52 am

A big test is coming up for the first year baseball program of the Melcher-Dallas Saints as they will travel to Pleasantville to play the Trojans in the opening round of the Class 1A District 12 playoffs tonight.

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Douma Adds Alum to Staff

Posted: Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 5:50 am

Yesterday, we reported that Coach Craig Douma said he’s going to miss the seniors from his 2014-15 Central men’s basketball team because of their work on and off the court.

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Sadler Baffles Indians, Lady Dutch Moves to Regional Final

Posted: Monday, July 13th, 2015 at 6:00 am

It had the makings of an Old West shootout, with two talented offenses butting heads on Saturday.

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Pella Christian, Central Decatur Try Again Tonight

Posted: Monday, July 13th, 2015 at 5:58 am

Early morning rain threw a kink into the works on Saturday, as it forced the postponement of the two first-round district baseball games at Albia involving PCM and Pella Christian.

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