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OSKALOOSA — Not that they needed any more confidence at this point of the season with a six-ranked squad on the cusp of a conference title and a top seed in their regional, but Oskaloosa took care of business on Saturday at their home tournament by dominating their way to a perfect 5-0 record and a title without dropping a single set.

DES MOINES – Less than two weeks before running in the Class 4A state qualifying meet, Ottumwa hopefuls secured top-five finishes at Ewing Park during the 66th East Augustine Invitational on Thursday.

OTTUMWA – There was no warming up in the bullpen for Ashlynn Sheets.

OTTUMWA – It might be the first time in the history of Ottumwa swimming that the Bulldogs had three relay teams disqualified in a single race.

MOUNT PLEASANT – Gavin Van Veen and Brady McWhirter each placed in the top 10 for the Fairfield boys while Kelsey Pacha and Carley Seeley paced the Fairfield girls to a third-place finish among the large schools running at the Mount Pleasant Invitational on Tuesday.

MARSHALLTOWN – Back in the pool at the Linda Bloom Natatorium for the first time since competing at state, the Ottumwa High School girls swimming team racked up 94 points on Saturday at the Marshalltown Bobcat Invitational.

PELLA – Some of the top cross country runners in the state and bordering states made their way to the Central College cross country course on Saturday for Pella’s 16th Annual Heartland Classic. Over 1,000 athletes from 43 different schools showed up for the event including Pella.

JOHNSTON – In almost three full decades of coaching cross-country, Jeff Smith has never been part of a night like....

OTTUMWA – Ottumwa High School softball tryouts will be held this week at Huston Field. The two-part tryouts will take place on Wednesday and Friday from 4:30-6:30 p.m.

OTTUMWA – Mike McWilliams had planned on being at Thursday night's season opener for the Ottumwa High School girls swimming team.

OTTUMWA – Mike McWilliams wasn't one to sugarcoat anything.

OTTUMWA — Mike McWilliams, the head coach of the Ottumwa High School swimming program for 42 years, passed on Thursday morning at the age of 80.

Ella Allar leaps up looking for a kill during Ottumwa High School volleyball practice on Tuesday inside the rubber gymnasium at Evans Middle School. The Bulldogs are preparing for the 2021 season, which begins at the Carlisle quadrangular tournament on Monday, Aug. 23.

OTTUMWA – The Ottumwa High School bowling program is offering a free clinic to new and existing high school bowlers.

OTTUMWA — Ottumwa High School announced on Wednesday plans to establish an athletic hall-of-fame recognizing former athletes as well as any former or current coaches that represented the school at high level within their program.

OTTUMWA – The first day of practice is a full week away. There are over three weeks to go until the first meet of the season.

OTTUMWA — Three members of the Ottumwa High School softball team earned first-team all-CIML Metro conference honors. Sophomore pitcher Ashlynn Sheets, sophomore infielder Ella Allar and junior Amber Shotts were selected to the first team with Sheets being one of three utility players selected.

OTTUMWA — Perhaps it's fitting that memorable night for the Ottumwa High School softball program ended with such a memorable play.

BURLINGTON – Samantha Weeks delivered the biggest hit of her young Ottumwa High School softball career on Tuesday, delivering a bases-clearing double with two outs in the sixth inning to help rally the Bulldogs in the second game of a historic doubleheader against Burlington.

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