Posts With Keyword ‘Pella Christian Softball’

More Contact Key to Late Season Successes for Eagles’ Softball

Posted: Thursday, August 1st, 2013 at 6:00 am

Runs came at a premium for most of the first “half” of the season for Pella Christian’s softball team.

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Pitching Strategy Led to More Wins for Eagles

Posted: Tuesday, July 30th, 2013 at 6:00 am

There will always be “what-if’s” after a season if you’re a head coach.

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Eagles Had to Deal with Youth this Season

Posted: Saturday, July 27th, 2013 at 6:00 am

Coach Nate Van Wyk had a three-person pitching staff, his team had to deal with injuries and everything a typical softball season entails.

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Three-Person Pitching Staff was ‘Something Different Each Time’

Posted: Thursday, July 25th, 2013 at 6:00 am

Fielding a question about his pitching staff just about every day, Pella Christian softball coach, Nate Van Wyk, had a simple answer he gave people who would ask him why he went to three different pitchers in a ballgame.

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Work Ethic High in Fynaardt, VandeWeerdhof

Posted: Wednesday, July 24th, 2013 at 6:00 am

The Pella Christian softball team lost three seniors at the conclusion of their season a few weeks ago that were workhorses on and off the diamond.

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Injury Didn’t Stop Roose from Contributing to Team

Posted: Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013 at 6:00 am

The 2013 Pella Christian softball team was comprised of several girls who were looking for their roll. Whether it be offensive contributor, pitcher, leader, or some other key factor, the Eagles started filling those slots in quickly as the season progressed.

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Plenty of Eagles on Conference Honors’ List

Posted: Friday, July 19th, 2013 at 6:00 am

Four members of the 2013 Pella Christian softball team made it to the all-conference team this season.

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Two Local Softball Stars Elected to Hall of Fame

Posted: Friday, July 19th, 2013 at 6:00 am

Two inductees to the 2013 Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union’s Softball Hall of Fame each have a local connection.

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Coach Van Wyk had Special Words for Departing Seniors

Posted: Wednesday, July 17th, 2013 at 6:00 am

Though they did lose in their first round playoff match-up to North Mahaska last week, the younger members of the Pella Christian softball team gained a boatload of experience, not just from actually playing the game, but from the seniors on the team.

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Eagles’ Three-Headed Pitching Monster Grew a Lot this Season

Posted: Tuesday, July 16th, 2013 at 6:00 am

Starting this season with no clear-cut number one pitcher, the Pella Christian softball team and Coach Nate Van Wyk decided it was best for his team to pitch by committee for the 2013 campaign.

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Warhawks Win Offensive Bout with Eagles

Posted: Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 at 6:00 am

In a game that saw five home runs, four of them for Pella Christian, the Eagles were defeated by North Mahaska last night, 12 – 8, in the first round of the Class 2A regional softball tournament.

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Eagles’ Softball Tries to Extend Season Tonight

Posted: Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 at 6:00 am

In a rematch from early June, Pella Christian and North Mahaska’s softball teams will both be trying to extend their seasons by one game tonight when they go head-to-head in the first round of the Class 2A regional softball tournament.

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Eagles Looking to Stiffen Up Defense for Showdown with North Mahaska

Posted: Monday, July 8th, 2013 at 6:00 am

The Pella Christian softball team experienced an up-and-down week to close their regular season.

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Eagles’ Girls Soar, Boys Fall in Sweeps at Grinnell

Posted: Thursday, July 4th, 2013 at 6:00 am

The Pella Christian boys and girls ball clubs had polar opposite nights on the field Wednesday.

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Eagles Hope to Rebound, Keep Momentum Going Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 at 6:00 am

The two Pella Christian ball clubs will come into tonight’s meet-up in Grinnell with two different stories from Monday.

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Wallace, Panthers Thump Eagles

Posted: Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 at 6:00 am

It may be hard to believe, but Pella Christian and Knoxville’s softball teams played each other for just the first time of the season last night, and it was the Panthers that ended up on top, 15 – 3.

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Norwalk Overpowers Pella Christian Squads

Posted: Saturday, June 29th, 2013 at 6:00 am

The busy week Pella Christian has had may have got to them a little bit when they played Norwalk last night and were swept on both the baseball and softball diamonds.

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Eagles’ Softball Edges Lady Dutch

Posted: Thursday, June 27th, 2013 at 6:00 am

Pella Christian withstood a late rally from Pella to win 4-3 in the rubber match of the crosstown softball rivalry Wednesday night.

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Area Softball Teams Have Roads Paved towards Fort Dodge

Posted: Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 at 6:01 am

The Iowa Girls’ High School Athletic Union came out with regional brackets on Monday, and the roads to Fort Dodge have now all been paved for our area teams.

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Eagles’ Offense Thrives, Splits in Home Tournament

Posted: Monday, June 24th, 2013 at 6:00 am

Pella Christian’s softball team had their bats come alive for a pair of tournament games at home on Saturday.

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