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Central Wrestlers Dominate William Penn

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2016 at 5:50 am

The No. 23 Central wrestling team pounded William Penn over in Oskaloosa last night, 40 – 3.

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Dutch Track and Field Still in National Spotlight

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2016 at 5:49 am

The Central men’s and women’s track and field teams slipped just a little in the most recent U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association poll for Division III schools.

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Knoxville Grapplers Host LHC Teams In Triangular

Posted: Thursday, January 28th, 2016 at 6:00 am

The Knoxville Wrestling Squad will battle two Little Hawkeye Conference team tonight in a triangular meet.

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Confidence Big Factor for Little Dutch this Year

Posted: Thursday, January 28th, 2016 at 5:59 am

It’s not often you go out in two consecutive games against two tradition-rich programs such as Dallas Center – Grimes and Grinnell and build up such a big lead that the running clock has to come into play.

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Eagles’ Boys Won’t Let Disappointing Loss Get Them Down

Posted: Thursday, January 28th, 2016 at 5:57 am

For the first time in ten seasons, Oskaloosa’s boys’ basketball team toppled Pella Christian on Tuesday night.

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Twin Cedars Boys Down Mormon Trail For A Spot In The BGC Semi-Finals

Posted: Thursday, January 28th, 2016 at 5:52 am

The Twin Cedars Boys Basketball Squad is headed to the Bluegrass Conference Tournament Semi-Finals after their 64-54 win over Mormon Trail last night.

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PCM Girls Basketball Back on Track After Rough Patch

Posted: Thursday, January 28th, 2016 at 5:52 am

After the holiday break, the PCM Girls basketball squad would face the toughest part of their schedule, defending state champion Nevada and conference champion contender Gilbert and would drop both of those games putting up only a combined 48 while giving up 97.

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Pleasantville Wrestlers Look To Continue Strong Run at Lenox tonight

Posted: Thursday, January 28th, 2016 at 5:52 am

The Pleasantville Wrestling team had a strong showing at North Tama over the weekend having several first and second place finishers that included standouts Sawyer Phillips, Griffin McBride, Chaz Clark, and Will Anthony.

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Second-Half Pushes Allow Simpson to Edge Central in Sweep

Posted: Thursday, January 28th, 2016 at 5:50 am

The Central men’s basketball team suffered their first home loss of the 2015-16 season last night by dropping a tough one to their Warren County rivals, Simpson, 86 – 78.

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Knoxville Splits With Eddyville

Posted: Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 at 5:59 am

The Knoxville Boys Basketball Squad was looking for someone to pound after a heartbreaking loss on Saturday.

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Pella Girls Edge Grinnell, Boys Dominate to Stay Perfect in League

Posted: Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 at 5:59 am

Little Hawkeye Conference basketball is clearly being dominated by the Pella High boys. For the second straight game against a difficult opponent, the Little Dutch put the running clock on Grinnell and won going away, 89 – 52.

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Pella Christian Girls Snap Slide, Boys Drop First to Osky in 10 Years on Hardwood

Posted: Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 at 5:57 am

The Pella Christian girls basketball team snapped a lengthy losing streak, and the boys dropped their first game in more than a decade against Oskaloosa in a doubleheader Tuesday night.

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Pleasantville Splits Home Doubleheader against Martensdale-St. Mary’s

Posted: Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 at 5:52 am

With a chance to complete the season sweep and pick up their second straight Pride of Iowa conference win in a row, the Trojan girls could not find enough offense to overcome the Blue Devils of Martensdale-St. Mary’s last night and would fall 37-33.

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PCM Sweeps CMB in Doubleheader For Second Time This Season

Posted: Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 at 5:52 am

Both PCM Girls and Boys Basketball would complete the season sweep over the CMB Raiders last night, the girls winning in yet another strong defensive effort 42-27, and the boys with a big second half winning 54-43.

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Twin Cedars Girls End BGC Tournament With Loss To Moulton-Udell

Posted: Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 at 5:51 am

The Twin Cedars Girls Basketball Squad fell to Moulton-Udell 55-32 in the Bluegrass Conference Tournament.

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Central Men, Women Look for First Wins in Over a Week Verse Rivals

Posted: Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 at 5:49 am

It’s always an affair when Simpson comes to town, and tonight will be no different when the Storm and Central basketball teams clash to conclude each squad’s first trip through the Iowa Conference.

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Marion County Area Scoreboard 1-26-16

Posted: Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 at 9:22 pm

Girls Basketball:

Pella: 62 Grinnell: 56 Final

Pella Christian: 57 Oskaloosa: 41 Final

Knoxville: 35 Eddyville-Blakesburg-Freemont: 51 Final

Pleasantville: 33 Martensdale-St. Mary’s: 37 Final

Boys Basektball:

Pella: 89 Grinnell: 52 Final

Pella Christian: 51 Oskaloosa: 54 Final

Knoxville: 80 EBF: 59 Final

Pleasantville: 70 Martensdale: 47 Final

Pella Basketball Continues March Towards Playoffs at Home

Posted: Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 at 5:59 am

With one perfect, and one nearly-perfect run through the Little Hawkeye Conference so far, the Pella High girls’ and boys’ basketball teams welcome Grinnell into town for another doubleheader.

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Knoxville Looking At The Home Stretch In The SCC

Posted: Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 at 5:58 am

After playing what amounts to an N-B-A type schedule with five games in eight days and going 4-1 in that stretch, the Knoxville Girls Basketball Squad got a couple days rest and prepare for Eddyville-Blakebsurg.

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Pella Christian Looks to Climb Back in Conference Hosting Oskaloosa

Posted: Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 at 5:57 am

Coming off of another pair of difficult road losses, the Pella Christian Eagles basketball teams will need to beat a pair of improving Oskaloosa teams if they want to get back to their winning ways.

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