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Monster Second Half Pushes Simpson Football to First Win

Posted: Sunday, September 10th, 2017 at 5:52 am

A stagnant first 30 minutes of offense by both schools led to an explosion of points on the scoreboard in Indianola on Saturday. Fortunately for Simpson, those points were mostly on their side as they breezed by Illinois College, 45 – 13, in a game heard live on AM 1320 and FM 95.3 KNIA.

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Helle, Alberts Lead Central Football Team to Victory Over Augustana

Posted: Sunday, September 10th, 2017 at 5:50 am

Kohle Helle accounted for 347 yards of offense and Jon Alberts nailed a school record four field goals as the Central College football team beat Augustana 33-22 Saturday in a game heard live on 92.1 KRLS.

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Central Women Snag a Pair of Conference Tennis Wins

Posted: Sunday, September 10th, 2017 at 5:49 am

Opening up the Iowa Conference season Saturday on the road, the Central College women’s tennis team took down Loras College and the University of Dubuque by identical 7-2 margins.

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Dutch Men Fade at Golf Invitational

Posted: Sunday, September 10th, 2017 at 5:49 am

After a strong start Saturday, the Central College men’s golf team was unable to close out the Tim Kopka Memorial Tournament hosted by Carthage College in the same way, slipping into a tie for seventh.

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Statement Victory for Dutch Women on Soccer Pitch

Posted: Sunday, September 10th, 2017 at 5:49 am

Hosting a traditional NCAA Division III power, the Central College women’s soccer team stood their ground and shut out the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh 1-0 on Saturday.

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Central Gets Four Volleyball Victories in Milwaukee

Posted: Sunday, September 10th, 2017 at 5:49 am

After several close calls in an 0-5 start, the Central College volleyball team picked up four wins Saturday at the Milwaukee School of Engineering tournament.

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Norwalk’s Second Half Surge Too Much For Knoxville To Overcome

Posted: Saturday, September 9th, 2017 at 5:59 am

Playing against a team that had more players in uniform than some small colleges, the Knoxville Football Squad stood toe-to-toe with Norwalk for about three quarters, then depth, or lack thereof for Knoxville reared its ugly head in a 35-16 loss for the Panthers as heard on AM 1320 and 95.3 KNIA last night.

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Pella Pulls Away Late to Win District Opener

Posted: Saturday, September 9th, 2017 at 5:58 am

Pella turned a two point lead at the beginning of the fourth quarter into a 34-12 win over Bondurant-Farrar last night in a game heard live on www.kniakrls.com.

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Pella Christian Blows By Des Moines Christian to Earn First District Win

Posted: Saturday, September 9th, 2017 at 5:57 am

The Eagles football team had little go wrong in their 62-7 blowout of Des Moines Christian heard live on 92.1 KRLS.

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Tulip City Volleyball Teams in Tournament Action Today

Posted: Saturday, September 9th, 2017 at 5:56 am

Both well rested since their head-to-head showdown Tuesday, the Pella High and Pella Christian volleyball teams both head to the big city for tournament action today.

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Mustangs Beat Down the Blue Demons

Posted: Saturday, September 9th, 2017 at 5:52 am

The PCM Mustangs got their first on field win of 2017 with a 61-6 blasting of the Albia Blue Demons Friday Night.

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Big Plays, Stout Defense Pushes Pleasantville to District-Opening Shutout Victory

Posted: Saturday, September 9th, 2017 at 5:52 am

Not even a call to the ACME company could help the I-35 Roadrunners as they came into Pleasantville and were swiftly shutout last night, 22 – 0.

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Two 8 Man Blowouts With Opposite Results For Twin Cedars And Melcher-Dallas

Posted: Saturday, September 9th, 2017 at 5:51 am

Twin Cedars and Melcher-Dallas Football Squads were on opposite ends of blowouts last night.

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Central Football Team Looks to “Move On” Against Augustana

Posted: Saturday, September 9th, 2017 at 5:50 am

After a 56-13 season opening loss to Whitworth last Saturday in which they broke several un-desirable school records, the Central College football team will try to move on today when they host Augustana of Illinois.

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Simpson Football Looks for Win Number One

Posted: Saturday, September 9th, 2017 at 5:50 am

Illinois College comes into Indianola this afternoon as non-conference play concludes for Simpson College.

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Marion County Scoreboard – Week 3

Posted: Friday, September 8th, 2017 at 10:52 pm

Marion County Scoreboard – Week 3

Pella 34
Bondurant-Farrar 12
Final

Knoxville 16
Norwalk 35
Final

Pella Christian 62
Des Moines Christian 7
Final

PCM 61
Albia 6
Final

Pleasantville 22
Interstate 35 0
Final

Indianola 35
DSM Hoover 32
Final

Melcher-Dallas 64
Tri-County 28
Final

Twin Cedars 12
Moravia 60
Final

Week Three – Football Friday Night Profile – Jacob Zuck

Posted: Friday, September 8th, 2017 at 7:15 pm

This week’s player profile focuses on the young man in charge of the Knoxville offense — and the special connection he shares with his football-minded grandfather.

Week Three – Football Friday Night Feature – Pella’s Winning Streak by the Numbers

Posted: Friday, September 8th, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Pella’s historic 42-game winning streak came to a close last week against DCG. Trevor Castle takes a look back at the stats and milestones as part of the historic run by the three-time champion Little Dutch.

Knoxville Swimmers Help Indianola Gain A Split

Posted: Friday, September 8th, 2017 at 6:00 am

Indianola Swimmers split a double dual with Des Moines Roosevelt and Perry last night.

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Pella Christian, PCM Run Last Night at Johnston

Posted: Friday, September 8th, 2017 at 5:59 am

Pella Christian and PCM finished fifth and sixth last night in the boys small school division of the Johnston cross-country invitational. In the girls division, the Mustangs were second, while the Eagles didn’t have a team score.

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