Archive for May, 2012

Zoutte’s Pitching And Clutch Hitting By Knoxville Give Panthers Win Over Pella Christian In 9 Innings

Posted: Thursday, May 31st, 2012 at 6:03 am

Knoxville’s four runs in the ninth inning helped propel the Panthers to a 5-1 extra inning win over Pella Christian last night in baseball.

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Little Dutch Suffer First Baseball Setback

Posted: Thursday, May 31st, 2012 at 6:02 am

A tough night at the plate proved too much for the Pella High baseball team to overcome, as they were downed 7-2 by Norwalk in Wednesday night’s Little Hawkeye Conference opener.  

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Pella Boys Soccer Opens Play Today at 2A State Tourney

Posted: Thursday, May 31st, 2012 at 6:01 am

The first State Tournament appearance in a decade opens this afternoon for the Pella High boys soccer team, as the Little Dutch hit the field for the Class 2A Boys State Soccer Tournament in Des Moines.  

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Twice the Fun! PC Girls Have Two Doubles Teams at Today’s State Tournament

Posted: Thursday, May 31st, 2012 at 6:01 am

It’s double the doubles teams today for the Pella Christian girls tennis team in Waterloo, as the Lady Eagles have a pair of duos competing in the Class 1A Girls Individidual State Tennis Tournament.  

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Marion County Scoreboard

Posted: Thursday, May 31st, 2012 at 6:00 am

SOFTBALL
Knoxville – 7  Pella Christian – 6 (8 inn.)
Twin Cedars – 9  Eddyville-Blakesburg – 10

BASEBALL
Knoxville – 5  Pella Christian – 1 (9 inn.)
Pella – 2  Norwalk – 7
PCM – 5  Roland-Story – 3
Pleasantville – 10  Melcher-Dallas – 0 (6 inn.)

Pleasantville Stays Unbeaten in 10-0 Win Over Melcher-Dallas

Posted: Thursday, May 31st, 2012 at 5:59 am

A meeting between the Melcher-Dallas and Pleasantville on the baseball diamond Wednesday night was one of two pairings between Marion County Schools, with the home field final score both favoring the Trojans.

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Another Big Night for O’Connor as Mustangs Halt Roland-Story 5-3

Posted: Thursday, May 31st, 2012 at 5:59 am

Sean O’Connor did it all for the PCM baseball team on Wednesday night, as the Mustangs defeated previously unbeaten Roland-Story 5-3.

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Marion County PM Sports Page – Pella Christian Girls Tennis

Posted: Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 at 7:30 pm

The Pella Christian girls tennis team will be well represented at tomorrow’s Class 1A Girls Individual State Tennis Tournament, as the Lady Eagles have not one, but BOTH doubles teams included in the field. Of course, to get to that point, the two had to face each other in the Regional Finals; and the no. 2 doubles team of Aubree Else and Kayla DeBruin got the better of the tandem of Megan Van Kooten and Paige Engbers. All four girls joined KNIA/KRLS Sports Director Eric Gotschall on this week’s Marion County PM Sports Page program to discuss what it took to get to this point and what they’re looking forward to in Waterloo.

Marion County PM Sports Page – Pella Boys Soccer

Posted: Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 at 7:30 pm

For the first time since 2002, the Pella High boys soccer team has earned a spot in the State Tournament, and the Little Dutch are aiming to make the most of the opportunity. Led by senior captains Grant Barrick, Tukker Bogaard and Sam Davis, Pella has assembled a 17-2-1 overall record and will open up the tournament against Spirit Lake Park-Okoboji tomorrow afternoon. KNIA/KRLS Sports Director Eric Gotschall talked with the captains after practice in an interview featured in this week’s Marion County PM Sports Page program to ask what it took to get to this point, how they’ve improved along the way, and why this team has what it takes to be a State Champion.

Knoxville vs. Pella Christian Baseball

Posted: Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 at 7:01 pm

Knoxville: 5
PC: 1

Final – 9

Pella Christian vs. Knoxville Softball

Posted: Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 at 7:00 pm

Knoxville: 7
PC: 6

Final – 8

John William Murphy

Posted: Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 at 5:09 pm

Services for John William Murphy, age 80 from Melrose, will be held at 10:30 AM on Monday, June 4th at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Chariton.

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Watch Out for Fake $100 Bills

Posted: Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 at 4:29 pm

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office tells KNIA/KRLS News that there are reports of an individual attempting to pass fake $100 bills. They suggest that merchants always be careful when taking large bills.

IN DEPTH: Candidate Stephanie Jones

Posted: Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 at 2:00 pm

The race for the Republican nomination for the Iowa Senate seat in District 14 is heating up. In the second part of a two part program, join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with candidate Stephanie Jones, from Knoxville.

Let’s Talk Knoxville – Sprint Car Hall of Fame Inductions

Posted: Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

On today’s Let’s Talk Knoxville, Aaron Gernes talks with National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Director Bob Baker about this weekend’s Hall of Fame inductions.

Let’s Talk Pella – ACTS Ice Cream Socials

Posted: Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 at 12:59 pm

Today we hear from Joel Bennett with A Call to Serve Ministries of Iowa about their Ice Cream Social Fundraisers at their warehouse, going on throughout the month of June.

Roads Closed for Street Painting in Knoxville Today

Posted: Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 at 10:50 am

Knoxville Public Works Director Jeff May says the Knoxville Street Department will be painting pavement markings on Pleasant Street and Roche Street today.

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Vehicle

Posted: Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 at 10:13 am

WANTED: used vehicle…please call 641-230-0201.

Minivan

Posted: Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 at 10:12 am

FOR SALE: Pontiac minivan…asking $1150 please call 641-203-9295.

House

Posted: Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 at 10:12 am

WANTED: to rent a 4 bedroom house allowing horses and other outdoor pets…please call 641-891-4258.