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The Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association released their 2019 Academic All-State Teams.

PELLA—With as many newcomers as returning players following a bountiful recruiting year, the Central College men’s soccer team is positioned to accelerate its recent ascent.

Football season is just around the corner for area high school teams.

The Friday night portion of the NOS Energy Drink 59th running of the Knoxville Nationals was held for drivers, who failed to lock in spots among the top 16 in points through the first two days of qualifying.

KNOXVILLE – Another great night of racing ended at the Knoxville Raceway with Connecticut’s David Gravel in Victory Lane. The driver of the Jason Johnson Racing No. 41 will start next to Wednesday high-point driver Aaron Reutzel in Saturday’s $150,000 finale of the 59th Annual NOS Energy Dri…

KNOXVILLE – Trey Starks picked a great time to win his first ever main event at the Knoxville Raceway! The Puyallup, Washington native held off a strong field at Knoxville Raceway Wednesday to take home the $12,000 Brandt Professional Agriculture Night of the 59th Annual NOS Energy Drink Kno…

PELLA—The Dutch are heading to the Netherlands. Coach Craig Douma and the Central College men’s basketball team embark on a nine-day international journey Aug. 19-27. Central will stay in Dordtrecht, playing games against Dutch club teams there and in Amsterdam, with extensive sightseeing th…

Kraig Kinser is currently in his 16th season of sprint car racing.

PELLA—The Central College volleyball team has received the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Team Academic Award, continuing an unprecedented 19-year streak of earning the national honor.

PELLA — Five Central College women’s track and field athletes earned individual plaudits as the entire team was given the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Team award Tuesday.

KNOXVILLE – Connecticut’s David Gravel claimed the $7,500 8th Annual Bell Helmets Capitani Classic presented by Great Southern Bank Sunday night at the Knoxville Raceway, overcoming half a dozen lead changes in the 25-lap event. His exciting win came aboard the Jason Johnson Racing No. 41, a…

KNOXVILLE – The 29th Annual MyPlace Hotels Knoxville 360 Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank will go down in history as one to remember! Australia’s James McFadden won a battle with Brian Brown that saw five lead changes to cash in on the $15,000 top prize. His win also earned him Roo…

PELLA—For the fifth straight year, the Central College women’s tennis squad was given the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Team Award.

PELLA - Kiki Pingel was among those receiving postseason honors for the Central College women’s track and field team this spring.

PELLA—The Central College softball team is again a leader in the classroom as eight players were named Easton/NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes.

Competing in the rugged Little Hawkeye Conference, the 2019 Pella Christian Eagles found a way to persevere and play their best ball at the end of the year.

PELLA—Central College senior Carter Terpstra (Pella) is among 137 nominees for the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team. The honor squad recognizes college football players for the impact they make through community service.

A total of 11 high school softball players from Marion County were named to an all-district team named by the Iowa Softball Coaches Association.

Knoxville – The latest sweepstakes benefiting the non-profit National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum could land you a brand new 2019 Torch Red Chevrolet Corvette ZO6, but time is running out!

Cheyanne Collins and Chloe Morgan, both of Pella Christian and Pella High’s Maddie Parks were all named to the Little Hawkeye Conference first-team list for softball.

PELLA — Former Central College softball player and recent graduate Sadie Baugher ’19, is remaining on campus to serve as an assistant athletic trainer.

PELLA—For the third straight year, the Central College men’s tennis squad was given the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Team Award.

PELLA — Will Daniels (senior, Geneseo, Ill.) won both the NCAA Division III track and field indoor and outdoor field events Men’s Scholar Athlete of the Year honors as announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Team Tuesday

OSKALOOSA – The 24th Annual Sage Fruit Front Row Challenge presented by Musco Lighting, and the Sage Fruit Ultimate Challenge presented by Searsboro Telephone Company commence Monday, August 5 and Tuesday, August 6 at the Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa.

The Pella High Little Dutch finished the regular season in style by knocking off the ADM Tigers 9-6 in 8-innings in Adel Tuesday, July 16.

Perry entered their varsity baseball game with the Pella Dutch July 15, still searching for that elusive first win of the season.

After opening the postseason with a 4-2 win at home over Union, the Pella Christian Eagles faced the PCM Mustangs.

The Solon Spartans were all business Friday, July 19 in the first round of the Class 3A District Baseball Tournament.

The Pella Christian varsity baseball team finished the regular season dropping a pair of Little Hawkeye Conference contests to the Oskaloosa Indians on the road July 11.

The Pella High Little Dutch dropped all five varsity baseball games last week to fall to 9-22 overall and finish at 6-13 in the Little Hawkeye.

For the third time in the month of July, Will Dembski had a two-run game.

The annual East vs. West All-Star High School Soccer contest was held Saturday in Des Moines.

It was a great start to the Class 2A Regional Softball Tourney for the Pella Christian Eagles. PC shined in all facets of the game as they scored in every inning they batted, hit the ball well and played great defense as they throttled the Panorama Panthers 11-1 on Eagle Lane Monday July 8.

The Pella High Lady Dutch dropped both ends of a league doubleheader against the Oskaloosa Indians July 8 at home.

Round three of the post season Regionals saw the Pella Christian Eagles facing off against the Ogden Bulldogs in Ogden last Friday evening.

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