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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 — The weight room at Ottumwa High School has received a facelift thanks to support from the Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation and the Ottumwa Athletic Club.

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.

WEST DES MOINES – After scoring wins over five different opponents in back-to-back home meets to open the season, the Ottumwa girls bowling team suffered its first loss in the first meet away from Champion Bowl.

OTTUMWA — The Ottumwa Bulldog and Cardinal Comet archery programs opened their respective 2019-20 seasons competing this past weekend in Eddyville at the Rocket Archery tournament.

OTTUMWA – How did Alli and Grace Bookin-Nosbisch celebrate officially signing their National Letters of Intent to run next year at the University of Iowa?

OTTUMWA – Jim Nickerson has seen two of his daughters sign with to play college basketball.

OTTUMWA – Head coaches Doug Techel and Tom Maher will be presenting “Meet the Bowlers” at Champion Bowl on Saturday, Nov. 23 at 4 p.m. The event is a chance for fans to meet the members of the Ottumwa High School girls and boys bowling teams.

OTTUMWA – There will be many schools represented by many swimmers on Saturday on the final day of the Iowa Girls High School state swimming meet.

OTTUMWA – The Ottumwa archery program will be holding their first practice sessions for the upcoming season next week. Practices will be held for elementary, middle school and high school students starting on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 6 p.m.

MARSHALLTOWN – In her fourth and final season as a high school cross-country runner, Ottumwa senior Alli Bookin-Nosbisch qualified for her fourth and final state cross-country race on Thursday in Marshalltown.

DES MOINES – Saige Knight anchored the Ottumwa girls swimming team to a pair of third-place medals on Tuesday night during the 2019 CIML Metro Conference girls swimming championships. The Bulldog senior reached the podium four times earning four medals in four events including top-three swim…

KEOKUK – The Ottumwa girls swimming team scored a fourth and final dual win this season on Tuesday night in Keokuk. The Bulldogs, shifting several different swimmers into new events, beat the Chiefs 70-50 thanks to wins in seven different races.

Ottumwa High School senior Emily Park (middle) signed with Indian Hills Community College to be part of the school’s dance team on Monday. Park is joined by her mother, Julie (left) and IHCC head coach Cyndi Mellin (right). Park plans to major in arts and sciences. Besides participating on t…

Now that health no longer seems to be an issue, the Ottumwa High School volleyball team hopes to put its best foot forward the rest of the season.

OTTUMWA – The Ottumwa Bulldogs Archery Team is accepting new students to try archery during free preseason archery being held during the month of October.