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2015 Pella High Football About Putting Last Year in the Past

Posted: Monday, August 17th, 2015 at 6:00 am

Out of sight and out of mind, mostly.

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Eagles’ Netters Strong Virtually Everywhere

Posted: Monday, August 17th, 2015 at 5:58 am

Graduating height and skill on the court from a year ago, the Pella Christian volleyball team returns and welcomes no shortage of talent in just about every position.

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Dutch Volleyball Looking at One Position to Grow Quickly

Posted: Monday, August 17th, 2015 at 5:50 am

With a dynamic new offense now into its third year of being in place, the Central volleyball team, with their returners and incoming freshmen alike, look to cause a ruckus for their opponents this fall.

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It’s Schatz For The 9th Time In 10 Years At The Knoxville Nationals

Posted: Sunday, August 16th, 2015 at 6:01 am

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Donny Schatz led all 50 laps and took home his ninth Knoxville Nationals championship in the last ten years last night.

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PCM Volleyball Looks for Experience to Lead the Way in 2015

Posted: Sunday, August 16th, 2015 at 5:52 am

The PCM volleyball team went 9-25 last season, but only graduated three players from last year’s team and also bring back a ton of experience for the 2015 season.

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Clauson And 4 Others Earn A-Main Spots

Posted: Saturday, August 15th, 2015 at 6:01 am

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Bryan Clauson has been long known as a midget and non-wing driver.

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Marion County Athletes All Over Coaches’ All-State Baseball List

Posted: Saturday, August 15th, 2015 at 6:00 am

The All-Star series having wrapped up this past Sunday, a good handful of Marion County baseball players were named to the 2015 Iowa High School Baseball Coaches’ Association All-State Team.

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Younger, Tighter Group to Take the Court for Eagles’ Volleyball

Posted: Saturday, August 15th, 2015 at 5:58 am

Following up a season where they tied as Little Hawkeye Conference champions and turned in a 24 – 12 record, the Pella Christian volleyball team will be dealing with some turnover when their 2015 season begins in a few weeks.

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Big Minutes Up For Grabs for Women’s Hoops Athletes at Central

Posted: Saturday, August 15th, 2015 at 5:50 am

When the 2015-16 Central women’s basketball season starts up later this year, Coach Chelsea Petersen and her staff will have the dubious task of trying to find ways to replace and improve upon losing 33.1 points and 94-plus minutes per game from their graduated senior class.

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McCarl Takes Night Two Of The Knoxville Nationals

Posted: Friday, August 14th, 2015 at 6:01 am

Terry’s McCarl’s car was not very good at the beginning of the night, in fact T-Mac said it was horrible.

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Pella Cross Country’s ‘Perfect Effort’ About Handling Priorities

Posted: Friday, August 14th, 2015 at 5:59 am

As a sports department, we may focus too much on how the athletes in any particular sport are performing on the gridiron, basketball court, ball diamond, etc.

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Two Strong Leaders Ready to Push PC Cross Country

Posted: Friday, August 14th, 2015 at 5:57 am

With much improvement made over the course of the 2014 season, the Pella Christian boys’ cross country team looks to make a push towards getting some exposure at the state meet in Fort Dodge this fall.

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PCM XC Looks to Stay Ahead With Deep Squad in 2015

Posted: Friday, August 14th, 2015 at 5:52 am

It can be hard to get a lot kids to come out for cross country, especially at a smaller school like PCM.

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Douma Hoping to be Stronger in Iowa Conference this Season

Posted: Friday, August 14th, 2015 at 5:50 am

Making into the Iowa Conference tournament for the second straight season, the Central men’s basketball team had their ups and their downs along the way during the regular season league schedule.

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Shane Stewart Wins Night One Of The Knoxville Nationals

Posted: Thursday, August 13th, 2015 at 6:01 am

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Shane Stewart all of a sudden is on a hot streak at the Knoxville Raceway.

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‘Perfect Effort’ the Theme for Pella Cross Country

Posted: Thursday, August 13th, 2015 at 6:00 am

“Try or Train” and “Focus” have been the mantras of the past few Pella High cross country seasons.

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Seeing Improvement Big Momentum-Carrier Into this Season for PC Cross Country

Posted: Thursday, August 13th, 2015 at 5:58 am

Their numbers not rivaling many of the other teams in the Little Hawkeye Conference, the Pella Christian cross country squad came a long way from the beginning of their 2014 season to the end.

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Mustangs’ Runners Excited to Get Back on the Trail

Posted: Thursday, August 13th, 2015 at 5:52 am

Getting some runners to state last year, the PCM cross country team is anxious for the season to begin in a few weeks.

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Current Roster Helping Central Volleyball Freshmen Make Transition to Collegiate Game

Posted: Thursday, August 13th, 2015 at 5:50 am

It’s quite the leap to go from playing high school volleyball to playing collegiate volleyball.

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Knoxville Nationals Start Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 at 6:00 am

The biggest four nights of the sprint car season has arrived, and for over 100 drivers, the goal is to give themselves a chance at the title of Knoxville Nationals Champion.

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