PELLA—Central College has named Jennie Hedrick-Rozenberg to lead its new women’s triathlon squad.
PELLA—Notching 13 falls in his 23 victories helped Central College wrestling’s Rob Areyano (sophomore, Selma, Calif.) secure a top-10 finish on the NCAA Division III Most Dominant Wrestler standings.
After 44 years of teaching Larry Hessing is calling it a career. He is stepping down at the end of the school year as teacher and head boys’ basketball coach at Pella Christian. It’s a school he has worked at for the past 27 years.
Kiki Pingel, a Pella High graduate, was a member of the Central College women’s track team before the season was called off with the pandemic known as the coronavirus forced the season to be called off in mid March.
A press release from the Knoxville Raceway reads, all of us at Knoxville Raceway are eager to get the 2020 racing season started, and we know so many of you are as well.
PELLA—Three-time NCAA Division III multi-event champion Will Daniels of Central College has received the American Rivers Conference’s Duane Schroeder Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year for 2018-19.
Grant Judkins commented, “It’s crazy how quick everything has taken off since the outbreak of the coronavirus. It came out of nowhere and shut everything down.”
Drake University has postponed the 2020 Drake Relays presented by Xtream powered by Mediacom along with related special events and programs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 111th edition of the event was scheduled for April 22–25 at Drake Stadium.
PELLA— Five Central College wrestlers were awarded National Wrestling Coaches Association Scholar All-American status recently, the second most in program history.
DES MOINES — The Iowa Print Sports Writers Association (IPSWA) announced the 2020 boys basketball all-state teams on Tuesday. The teams were selected by print sports writers in Iowa during a meeting on Sunday.
PELLA — A second member of the Central College women’s soccer team is headed internationally to play this summer as midfielder Mikaela Erickson (senior, Spring Lake, Mich., Western Michigan Christian HS) is travelling to Spain on a tour with Beyond Sports.
DUBUQUE— Central college wrestling senior Duncan Lee (Newton) stunned the field with a title at 285 pounds in the NCAA Division III Lower Midwest Regional Sunday, March 1 and will be joined by two of his teammates at the NCAA Division III Championships.
TUCSON, ARIZ.—For every blow absorbed Sunday, the No. 12-ranked Central College softball team had an answer, including a walk-off winner from shortstop Daria Parchert to cap a bold showing in the NFCA Division III Leadoff Classic.
The Pella High Little Dutch punched their ticket to the 2020 Boys’ State Basketball Tournament in Des Moines with a hard fought win over the defending Class 3A Champions from Oskaloosa.
It wasn’t easy as the Oskaloosa Indians, defending Class 3A State Champions put up a fight, but eventually Pella High pulled away to top the Indians 62-51 in Substate play to land a spot at the Boys State Tournament next week.
PELLA—Even with the graduation of a three-time national champion, with talent across the board entering 2020, there is optimism for the Central College men’s track and field team and second-year coach Brandon Sturman.
An intense rivalry has developed over the years between Des Moines Christian Lions and Pella Christian Eagles. That intensity was on display Tuesday, Feb. 25, in the Newton High School Gymnasium where the two rivals squared off for the Class 2A District 13 Boys Title and the right to advance…
Bedford’s Connie Shafar, Marion’s Morgan Paige and Ankeny’s Maddie Manning are the 2020 inductees into the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union’s Basketball Hall of Fame. The trio will be inducted at halftime of the Class 2A State Basketball Championship, Saturday, March 7.
- First positive COVID-19 case reported in Marion County
- Vermeer confirms employee tested positive for COVID-19
- Pella Regional accepting hand-sewn masks
- Additional COVID-19 case confirmed in Marion County
- Sara Tallman led No. 12 ranked Central in hitting and then
- Marion County prepares for possible COVID-19 outbreak
- 85 additional COVID-19 cases in Iowa, still none in Marion County
- Why is God doing this?
- Bank Iowa in Pella hosts digital Easter egg hunt
- Local coronavirus-related cancelations