OTTUMWA — The Iowa High School Athletic Association and Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union posted updates on Monday concerning the status of the decision to move forward this summer with prep baseball and softball seasons.
OTTUMWA — The Ottumwa Community School District has announced the tentative date for the sixth-annual A-Club golf tournament. The outing is scheduled to be held on Friday, Aug. 7.
The lights were turned at Schafer Stadium in Ottumwa as fans drove by honking horns on Friday night, becoming the latest school to take part in the national “Be the Light” movement. The Schafer Stadium lights will be lit from 8:20-8:40 p.m. every Friday night each week through May 22, the fi…
OTTUMWA – Events for Iowa’s high school unified activities partners will remain prohibited through April 30 as Governor Kim Reynolds announced an extension of school closures through that date on Thursday afternoon.
OTTUMWA — Even two weeks ago, when the only event affected by the COVID-19 coronavirus was the Iowa State indoor track and field meet, Jim Nickerson had a feeling things were about to change.
OTTUMWA — Ottumwa High School announced on Sunday night that all spring athletic activities, including high school boys and girls track and field, tennis, soccer and golf, have been canceled for the next four weeks beginning Monday.
DES MOINES — Members of both the Ottumwa Bulldog and Cardinal Comet archery teams competed at the Iowa NASP Archery State Bullseye and IBO 3-D Tournaments this past weekend in Des Moines.
OTTUMWA — Sure, the Indian Hills men’s basketball team is ranked fourth in the country with a 29-3 record and a regional championship on their resume.
WAVERLY — The last time Carollin Mellin, Meghan Coulter, Alli and Grace Bookin-Nosbisch lined up to compete in a 4x800 relay, the teammates made Ottumwa girls track and field history.
OTTUMWA — The fifth annual Ottumwa High School Shark Club show will take place on Thursday, March 5. The show, featuring 60 Ottumwa students performing a variety of synchronized routines, will be held at the Mike McWilliams competition pool inside The Beach Ottumwa starting at 7 p.m.
ELDON — With the Iowa State Archery tournament directly on the horizon, several area schools competed at the Michael Davis Memorial Tournament hosted by the Cardinal Shooting Comets. The tournament allowed Cardinal to honor a former coach who passed away this past year with funds from the to…
OTTUMWA — Arianna Jackson capped her first regular season of varsity high school basketball by leading Des Moines Roosevelt with 18 points in a significant win for the Roughrider girls basketball team.
OTTUMWA — Since they’ve been a part of the Ottumwa High School girls basketball program, the 2020 class of seniors never experienced a losing season.
OTTUMWA — The Ottumwa Trapshooting team is hosting a sign-up meeting for middle and high school students on Monday, Feb. 10. The meeting will be held inside the Ottumwa High School cafeteria starting at 5:30 p.m.
OTTUMWA — Several area archery teams had busy weekends competing at a pair of southern Iowa tournaments held just 15 miles apart. Ottumwa and Cardinal both competed at tournaments hosted by Albia and Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont.
ELDON — The Cardinal archery program welcomed in over 450 competitors this past weekend, including archers from the Ottumwa Bulldog program.
OTTUMWA — As one of the top bowlers for one of the top high school programs in the state, it seemed like a mere formality that Anna Wetrich would eventually be signing a letter of intent to bowl for a college program.
OTTUMWA – While not as big of a wipe out, another round of winter weather has forced another round of postponements and cancellations for several events. Ottumwa High School has pulled out of several weekend tournaments as well as postponed Friday’s CIML Metro girls and boys basketball games…
OTTUMWA – Andy Maw, who has been served as the president of the Ottumwa Soccer club growing the sport locally on the youth level, is set to take over the reins as the head coach of the Ottumwa High School boys soccer team.
OTTUMWA – Almost on cue, a verbal thud could be heard throughout the renovated weight room at Ottumwa High School just as athletic director Scott Maas was describing the benefits of the improvements.
OTTUMWA — Ottumwa Schools will host an Open House to give the Ottumwa community an opportunity to see the updated Ottumwa High School weight room on Thursday, Jan. 9 from 4-5 p.m. in the OHS weight room.
OTTUMWA – Smiles are a given for student athletes when signing a National Letter of Intent. Saige Knight was no exception as the Ottumwa High School senior officially signed her letter to swim at Iowa Central Community College on Friday.
OTTUMWA – The Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery team held the program’s first home tournament of the 2019-20 season. The highlight of the day was a first-place finish by the Liberty Elementary archers in 3D target competition.
This Week's Circulars
- County COVID testing jumped on Saturday, setting new high
- Busing, devices present challenges in Return to Learn
- Interest high in superintendent position
- Equine herpesvirus case confirmed in Iowa
- Wapello County COVID testing slowed after holiday
- Care facilities 'in a bit of a bind,' son says as concerns grow
- City to discuss plans for reopenings
- Food Bank of Iowa provides food for families in need
- City backs Washington Street development
- Two more COVID deaths reported in Wapello County