Today’s Local Sports

Wittmer, Pella High Walk-Off Into District Final

Posted: Saturday, July 19th, 2014 at 5:59 am

The crack of the bat of Marcus Wittmer, whose clutch RBI double in the bottom of the seventh fueled Pella High’s baseball team to a 1 – 0 win over Grinnell in the Class 3A district tournament opener last night.

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Vos, Eagles Went Through Emotional Roller Coaster in Final At-Bat of Season

Posted: Saturday, July 19th, 2014 at 5:57 am

Twice the Pella Christian softball team was down to their final strike.

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Big Match-Up Highlights Saturday Baseball

Posted: Saturday, July 19th, 2014 at 5:55 am

For what has become an incredible ride for both teams, Twin Cedars and Pleasantville’s baseball clubs do battle in Bussey tonight in the Class 1A District 12 final.

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Search for New Central Baseball Coach Over

Posted: Saturday, July 19th, 2014 at 5:51 am

Central College has filled their open head baseball coach position for Spring 2015.

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Swindell And Maybe Other Visitors To Race

Posted: Saturday, July 19th, 2014 at 5:48 am

Maybe Mother Nature will take the night off from the Knoxville Raceway and let the drivers race.

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Pella Tries to Beat Eli Dunne Again in Postseason

Posted: Friday, July 18th, 2014 at 6:00 am

Two Little Hawkeye Conference foes meet once again in the postseason tonight, this time on the baseball field, as Saydel welcomes Pella High and Grinnell for the Class 3A district opener.

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Knoxville Meets Keokuk In 3A Baseball District Opener

Posted: Friday, July 18th, 2014 at 5:59 am

The postseason is here for the Knoxville Baseball Squad.

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How Eagles’ Baseball Game Ended a Life Lesson for Athletes

Posted: Friday, July 18th, 2014 at 5:58 am

There were a multitude of emotions going through each member of the Pella Christian baseball team after their first round playoff game with Albia was called after the fifth inning with the Eagles down 8 – 6.

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Sabers Breeze by Warhawks

Posted: Friday, July 18th, 2014 at 5:52 am

A big start by the Twin Cedars baseball team allowed them to cruise to a 10 – 0, six-inning victory over Southeast Warren in last night’s Class 1A district semifinal.

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Trojans Have No Problem with Central Decatur, Get Rematch with Pleasantville

Posted: Friday, July 18th, 2014 at 5:52 am

Central Decatur became the next victim of Pleasantville baseball last night, losing in five to the Trojans, 10 – 0.

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Petersen Excited for the Recruits

Posted: Friday, July 18th, 2014 at 5:50 am

Hampered by injuries and study abroad last season, the Central women’s basketball team has reloaded and is looking to be a deeper squad for 2014-15.

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Abelson Takes 23rd Harris Clash At Knoxville

Posted: Friday, July 18th, 2014 at 5:49 am

Chris Abelson of Sioux City won the 23rd Annual Harris Clash last night at the Knoxville Raceway.

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District Baseball Scores

Posted: Thursday, July 17th, 2014 at 10:29 pm

3A
Pella 1, Grinnell 0
Keokuk 4, Knoxville 3

Knoxville Baseball Sees First Winning Season Since 2010

Posted: Thursday, July 17th, 2014 at 5:59 am

The Knoxville Baseball Squad notched a winning season for the first time since the Panthers last went to the state tournament in 2010.

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Harrill Wants Returners to Focus More on Positives than How Season Ended

Posted: Thursday, July 17th, 2014 at 5:59 am

Baseball and softball are funny sports.

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McKinstrey, Clayberg Excited to ‘Give Back’ with Next Weekend’s Shrine Bowl Game

Posted: Thursday, July 17th, 2014 at 5:57 am

Hard to believe it has been over eight months since we last talked Pella High football, but there is an important game coming up for two members that proudly represent the “green” of the Little Dutch next weekend.

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Twin Cedars, Pleasantville Baseball Try to Tackle Semis Tonight

Posted: Thursday, July 17th, 2014 at 5:52 am

Class 2A District 12 baseball heats up for Twin Cedars and Pleasantville, after both teams had practically a first round “bye” on Tuesday, they’ll each try to advance to the district final tonight.

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Tight End Situation a Plus for Central Football

Posted: Thursday, July 17th, 2014 at 5:51 am

There are always fresh and familiar faces with each football season at the collegiate level.

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Sammy Swindell To Race At Knoxville To Prep For Nationals

Posted: Thursday, July 17th, 2014 at 5:49 am

Sammy Swindell has decided to pull off the World of Outlaws tour for a couple of weeks and concentrate on the upcoming 54th Annual Knoxville Nationals.

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Pella Ends Regular Season with a Win

Posted: Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at 6:00 am

It was a strikeout fest in the Tulip City last night, as Pella High pitchers combined for 17 strikeouts in a 4 – 1 win over Nevada.

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