Posts With Keyword ‘Jay Mckinstrey’

Knoxville Hosts Pella in Match-up of Teams Looking to Show Improvement

Posted: Friday, September 2nd, 2011 at 6:00 am

The Knoxville football team hosts Pella High tonight in a match-up of a pair of teams looking to regroup after lopsided losses in week one.

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Quality Athletes, Work Ethic Will Lead Little Dutch to Week Two Improvements, says Football Coach

Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 at 5:59 am

Though a 41-14 loss to Newton was certainly not the start to the season that the Pella High football team was hoping for, the Little Dutch have returned to practice this week refocused and intent upon proving that they are a better team than one game would indicate.

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Miscues Lead to Pella Football’s Demise in Season-Opener

Posted: Saturday, August 27th, 2011 at 6:01 am

It was not the start to the season the Pella football team was hoping for, as the Little Dutch struggled for much of the night in a 41-14 loss to Newton.

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Pella Football Opens Season Against Newton

Posted: Friday, August 26th, 2011 at 6:00 am

Pella’s football season debut has the Little Dutch at home tonight to face an opponent from a familiar school – Newton.

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Offseason Workouts Paying Off for Pella Football

Posted: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011 at 6:00 am

As the season-opener nears, the Pella football team is trying to quickly bring itself up to game speed for what they hope will be a strong start toward another successful season. 

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Pella Football a “Work in Progress” Says Coach

Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2011 at 6:00 am

Losing eleven starters on the offensive side of the ball and seven more on defense sounds like a troubling predicament, but the Pella football team has been taking on that challenge this summer – though their mindset may be a bit different than it has been in years past.

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Pella Looks to Finish Undefeated Regular Season at Fort Madison Tonight

Posted: Friday, October 22nd, 2010 at 6:01 am

With the Class 3A District seven championship already secured, the Pella High Little Dutch head to extreme Southeastern Iowa tonight for the third time in the last four weeks when they travel to Fort Madison.

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Pella Steamrolls Centerville for Homecoming Win

Posted: Saturday, September 25th, 2010 at 6:00 am

The party may have gotten off to a slow start, but the offense for the Pella High football team turned a fashionably late arrival into a raucous bash, as the Little Dutch trounced Centerville on Homecoming night. Pella’s 61-0 victory started with a meager 7-0 lead through one quarter, but 28 points in the second quarter put the game out of question by halftime, with the Little Dutch holding a 35-0 lead through two quarters.

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Pella Football Focusing on Strenghths of This Year’s Team

Posted: Tuesday, August 17th, 2010 at 5:59 am

With a week of practice in the books things are progressing well for the Pella High football team.

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Fans Welcome Home Pella Football Team with Late-Night Reception

Posted: Monday, November 23rd, 2009 at 6:23 am

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Pella High School football fans packed most of the home side of the bleachers in the High School gymnasium late Saturday night to welcome home the Class 3-A runners up.

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Pella Cross Country Coach Comments on Strong Fall Season

Posted: Friday, November 6th, 2009 at 6:30 am

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After last weekend, Pella High School’s fall sports programs have already claimed one state title, and the Little Dutch aren’t done playing just yet.

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Pella Football Able to Get Past Norwalk in Season Finale

Posted: Saturday, October 24th, 2009 at 6:36 am

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After a sluggish first half that included several penalties and little offense, the Pella football team was able to find some success in the final two quarters to pick up all three of their scores in a 21-0 win over Norwalk Friday night.

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Pella Closes Out Regular Season at Norwalk

Posted: Friday, October 23rd, 2009 at 6:35 am

The regular portion of the football season concludes tonight for Pella, and the Little Dutch are hoping a strong performance will send them into the postseason with some momentum.

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Wide-margin Victories Help Pella Football Team Regain Confidence

Posted: Wednesday, October 21st, 2009 at 6:30 am

After dropping three out of four contests in the middle of the season, the Pella football team is hoping they’ve gotten back on track after a pair of large-margin wins over South Tama and Knoxville.

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Importance of Winning Knoxville Game Goes Beyond Rivalry, Says Pella Coach

Posted: Friday, October 16th, 2009 at 6:36 am

The Pella football team goes into Week 8 of the season needing to pick up some momentum if they hope to succeed in the postseason.

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Pella Football Regrouping This Week

Posted: Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 at 6:32 am

The Pella football team finds themselves in a situation they haven’t faced in quite some time…fighting to keep their playoff hopes alive with just four games remaining in the regular season.

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Pella Football Faces Uphill Battle for Postseason Hopes

Posted: Monday, September 28th, 2009 at 6:36 am

Pella’s surprising 27-23 loss to Carlisle on Friday night didn’t shut the door on their postseason hopes, but it certainly didn’t make things any easier.

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Pella Stunned by Carlisle

Posted: Saturday, September 26th, 2009 at 6:39 am

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The Pella Football team was in the driver’s seat at halftime, but a huge momentum swing in the third and fourth quarters allowed Carlisle to steal away a 27-23 Homecoming victory last night.

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Pella Football at Carlisle Tonight

Posted: Friday, September 25th, 2009 at 6:36 am

The Pella football team has a chance to improve their district record to 2-1 tonight, when the Little Dutch travel to Carlisle to take on the Wildcats.

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Pella Football Prepares for Another District 6 Grinder

Posted: Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009 at 6:34 am

Going into Friday’s game at Carlisle, Pella Head Football Coach Jay McKinstrey is again preaching to his team what is becoming the mantra of District 6: physical football.

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