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After Week Off, PCM Basketball Hits Hardwood Tonight at Roland-Story

Posted: Friday, January 13th, 2017 at 5:52 am

With their game on Tuesday at Greene County postponed due to weather, the PCM Mustang basketball squads head north to Story City tonight for a girl-boy doubleheader.

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Melcher-Dallas On The Road To Moulton-Udell

Posted: Friday, January 13th, 2017 at 5:51 am

The Melcher-Dallas basketball squads hit the road to Moulton-Udell tonight.

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Pleasantville and Southeast Warren/Melcher Dallas Clash with Wayne in Triangular

Posted: Friday, January 13th, 2017 at 5:50 am

Southeast Warren/Melcher-Dallas and Pleasantville competed with Wayne last night in a double-dual, where the Warhawks/Saints would come out with a 2-0 record taking down Wayne 50-26 and Pleasantville.

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Knoxville Boys To Play At Wells Fargo Before Iowa Energy Game

Posted: Thursday, January 12th, 2017 at 6:00 am

The Knoxville Boys Basketball Squad has a goal this season of playing at Wells Fargo Arena.

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Pella Wrestling Looks for Dual Success

Posted: Thursday, January 12th, 2017 at 5:59 am

The Pella High wrestling team has had great success in tournaments this year, taking 1st, 2nd and 4th in various meets.

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Pella Christian Alumni Invited to Celebrate Coach Hessing’s 600th

Posted: Thursday, January 12th, 2017 at 5:57 am

Pella Christian alumni are invited to tomorrow night’s home basketball doubleheader against Newton to celebrate coach Larry Hessing’s 600 career victories.

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MD Girls Gaining Valuable Experience In Practice

Posted: Thursday, January 12th, 2017 at 5:52 am

The Melcher-Dallas Girls Basketball Squad hopes to turn improving practices into games on Tuesdays and Friday’s.

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Pleasantville Trojan Girls Basketball Back on Track After Tough Schedule

Posted: Thursday, January 12th, 2017 at 5:52 am

After a start to the conference season that involved playing #4 Central Decatur twice, ranked I-35, and one loss Nodaway Valley, the conference record for the Pleasantville Trojan Girls Basketball Team was not where they wanted to be.

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Mustang Wrestlers Get Back to the Mat

Posted: Thursday, January 12th, 2017 at 5:52 am

The PCM Mustang wrestling squad will hit the mat again tonight in their second action of the new year and their first after hosting the PCM Invitational this past Saturday.

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Defense Dooms Dutch in Doubleheader Defeats by Loras

Posted: Thursday, January 12th, 2017 at 5:50 am

The “home cookin’” tasted a bit sour for the Central basketball teams as they were swept by Loras last night inside of P.H. Kuyper.

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2017 Induction Class Of The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame Announced

Posted: Thursday, January 12th, 2017 at 5:48 am

The 28th induction class of the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame has been announced.

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Little Dutch Squeak By Oskaloosa, Lady Dutch Run to Stay Perfect in Conference

Posted: Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 at 7:57 am

Another conference game, another nail-biter for the Pella Little Dutch boys. They edged out Oskaloosa on the road 55-54 in a game heard live as part of a doubleheader on 92.1 KRLS.

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Panther Girls Fall Short at Creston

Posted: Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 at 7:55 am

A sluggish first half did not help the Knoxville Girls Basketball Squad last night in Creston as the black and gold Panthers fell to the red and black Panthers 58-to-49. Knoxville trailed by as much as 18 points in the third quarter, but stormed back to get to within eight heading into the final quarter of play and got it to three points in the fourth, but could get no closer.

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Fillie Girls, Eagle Boys Win in LHC Showdowns

Posted: Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 at 7:54 am

(4-A) #9 Dallas Center-Grimes’ girls beat (2-A) #8 Pella Christian 41-33 last night, while the class (2-A) #1 Eagle boys knocked off the previously undefeated (3-A) #4 Mustangs 58-43 in a doubleheader heard live on KRLS 2.

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Twin Cedars Sweeps Battle of Southern Marion County

Posted: Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 at 7:53 am

Twin Cedars won first round bragging rights in Southern Marion County by sweeping Melcher-Dallas last night. The Sabers girls notched their first win of the season by defeating the Saints 50-to-13.

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Trojans Take Two from Warhawks

Posted: Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 at 7:50 am

The Pleasantville Trojans went down to Southeast Warren on Tuesday and came away with a sweep of the Warhawks inside the Southeast Warren high school gym. The girls won 44-24 and the boys cruised to 59-33 win. The Trojan girls got the winning started by dominating the Warhawks for the Trojans second win of the season. Morgan Thorpe led all scorers with four three pointers giving her a surprising 12 points on the night.

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Panther Girls Make The Trip To Creston Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 at 6:00 am

The Knoxville Girls Basketball Squad makes the 85 mile journey west to play Creston tonight.

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Pella Hopes for Continued Conference Success When Traveling to Oskaloosa

Posted: Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 at 5:59 am

The Pella basketball teams are hoping to continue their early-season success in the Little Hawkeye Conference tonight on a road trip to Oskaloosa.

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Pella Christian vs DCG Features Two Top-Ten Battles

Posted: Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 at 5:57 am

Pella Christian travels to Grimes tonight to take on DC-G in a girl / boy basketball doubleheader, and both games feature a pair of top 10 teams.

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Central’s Taylor Makes the Most of His Opportunities

Posted: Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 at 5:53 am

Last week, Colby Taylor became the highest scoring player in Central College men’s basketball history, breaking a 37-year-old record.

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