OTTUMWA — Ottumwa’s upcoming 2020 high school softball season will be a historic one for many reasons.
OTTUMWA — Both Andrew Cole and Alli Bookin-Nosbisch were hoping to get one more chance to run this spring on the big blue oval at Drake Stadium.
New head softball coach Mandi Moore addresses outfielders on the Ottumwa High School softball team Monday at Huston Field in Ottumwa. Players were spaced out on the bleachers and practiced in three different groups with infielders in the second session followed by pitchers and catchers in th…
Indian Hills Community College faculty and staff were on hand on Thursday morning for the ground-breaking ceremony on the site of the future training facility for the IHCC wrestling program in Centerville. Located on IHCC’s Centerville campus just south of Pat Daugherty Field, the facility w…
OTTUMWA — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds moved Tuesday to lift restrictions on gatherings of more than 10 people, opening the door for fans to return to the stands at race tracks across the state, and permitted practices and competitions for youth sports such as baseball and softball effective as of…
OTTUMWA — On Monday, both the Iowa High School Athletic Association and Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union deemed it essential to receive guidance from the National Federation of State High School Associations to getting prep sports back in action.
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.
KNOXVILLE — David Gravel won a back-and-forth battle in the final laps over Ian Madsen, taking the checkered flag at the historic World of Outlaws Invitational on Friday night at the Knoxville Raceway.
OTTUMWA — Iowa Little League baseball officials announced on Friday that all activities for the upcoming season have been suspended until June 1, pushing back what had been the planned week of tryouts for Ottumwa Little League.
OSKALOOSA — Just months after leading the DMACC Bears to an NJCAA Division II men’s basketball national tournament berth, Josh Sash is headed back to the four-year level joining David Richman’s coaching staff as an assistant at North Dakota State University.
OTTUMWA — Jared Fletcher, president of the IATC (Iowa High School Track and Field and Cross Country), announced several schedule changes including the cancelation of many state meets put on by the organization in June.
PEKIN — Pekin High School senior Levi Rohr is taking his golden leg, and overall football skills, to Oskaloosa next fall. Rohr, a three-year starter and four-year letterwinning kicker for the Panthers, will play football next season at William Penn University choosing the Statesmen over Cent…
OTTUMWA — The National Junior College Athletic Association has announced the locations for upcoming national tournaments. Formats changes have also been announced for all three national golf (DI, DII, DIII) tournaments, the DI and DII national softball tournaments and the DIII women’s basket…
OTTUMWA – Back on March 9, the Ottumwa boys track and field team worked out inside the high school’s wood gymnasium one day before heading to Cedar Falls for the Dickinson Relays.
OSKALOOSA – The 2020 racing season openers at the Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa and the Knoxville Raceway have both been delayed due to the current coronavirus pandemic.
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…
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OTTUMWA[mdash]Tonyia Sue Bain, 66, of Ottumwa, died at12:42 a.m. June 1, 2020 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Her body has been cremated and no services are planned. Reece Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
FLORIS [mdash]Ronald Everett Johnson of Floris, died May 29, 2020 at Ridgewood Specialty Care. Limited open visitation for friends is from 1-6 p.m. Wednesday at Reece Funeral Home. Graveside service is 3 p.m. Thursday at Floris Cemetery.
OTTUMWA [mdash] Jack Ervin Carder, 88 of Ottumwa, formerly of Batavia, died May 31, 2020. He was cremated and there will be no service at this time. On-line condolences may be made to the family at behnerfh.com.
- Demry, McGill take Appanoose Co. Republican primary
- Miller-Meeks wins nomination, will face Hart
- Supervisors talk agreement with SCBHR
- Farrington takes oath as police chief
- Cole, Alli Bookin-Nosbisch named OHS Senior Athletes of Year
- County's COVID outbreak hits milestone
- State data shows Wapello County outbreak leveling off
- Centerville pool will stay closed
- Prep softball: Bulldogs open season ranked fifth in 5A
- IHCC names new head men's soccer coach