ANKENY - Both Albia and Pekin earned team championships in the middle school state cross-country meet over the weekend. The Lady Dees dominated the field in the Class 2A seventh-grade girls competition, scoring 12 points with a championship run from Christa Gronewold in 13:35.6, while the Pe…
MOUNT PLEASANT — The parity among the Southeast Conference boys cross-country teams was alive and well for the conference meet, just as Fairfield coach Jerrod Belzer knew it would be.
DES MOINES — The Ottumwa High School volleyball team rode hot serving to sweep of a pair of CIML Metro tournament pool-play matches over Des Moines Lincoln and Des Moines East Thursday at Lincoln High School.
Indian Hills Community College men’s soccer coach Juan Espinal is a lot like many of his counterparts who say a two-goal lead is the worst lead.
NEWTON, KS – The Indian Hills men’s golf team built a big lead after the first round and never looked back, winning the Tabor College Fall Invitational by 29 shots over runner-up Iowa Western. Indian Hills had the top three golfers in the field by the end of the tournament.
OTTUMWA – The 2019-20 Indian Hills basketball team will be on display for the first time at the annual Meet the Warriors event on Monday, Oct. 21, in the Hellyer Student Life Center with free admission. Action begins at 6 p.m.
FAIRFIELD - The Fairfield Pickleball Club will be hosting a 2019 regional pickleball tournament on Sunday, Nov. 24. The tournament will be held at the Maharishi University of Management (MUM) Recreation Center.
OSCEOLA — Five runners in the top 10 helped the Albia High School boys cross country team helped offset Davis County’s Kenny Cronin’s individual victory as the Blue Demons eked out the South Central Conference team title Tuesday at East Lake Park.
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.
The arms and legs were flying all over the place instinctually and almost acrobatically on defense. The crowd, one of the largest of the year, was electric.
WEST PLAINS, MO – The Indian Hills volleyball team swept all four matches in a weekend tournament at the West Plains Civic Center, avenging one of its three losses in the process.
OTTUMWA – Tyon Grant-Foster grew up on the Kansas side of the border in Kansas City. The Indian Hills freshman had a breakout performance in Kansas at the NJCAA National Tournament last March.
OSKALOOSA — Anne Guest had 13 kills, 10 digs and six blocks as the Ottumwa High School volleyball team split four matches at the Oskaloosa tournament Saturday.
OTTUMWA – Tickets are still available for Indian Hills Community College’s annual Celebrity Night, this year featuring legendary wrestling coach Dan Gable. The event will be held on Thursday, Oct. 17, in the Tom Arnold Net Center on the IHCC Ottumwa campus.
WAUKEE — Blaze Rominger and Kie Glosser each caught a touchdown pass, but the Ottumwa High School football team allowed the most points in a game in school history in a 74-12 loss to Waukee in a Class 4A District 6 contest Friday at Waukee Stadium.
POLK CITY — Ottumwa High School golfer Joe Hammer shot an 8-over par 79 Friday and sits in a tie for 12th place after the first day of the Class 4A state meet at the Tournament Club of Iowa.
KEOSAUQUA — Salena Sayre had 15 kills and 13 digs, and Grace Davidson had 10 kills to lead the eighth-ranked (Class 2A) Van Buren County High School volleyball team to a 25-11, 25-8, 25-11 victory over Keokuk on Senior Night.
COUNCIL BLUFFS – In a battle for the inside track to the men’s and women’s Iowa Community College Athletic Conference regular-season soccer titles, it was Iowa Western that came out on top of Indian Hills twice.
EDDYVILLE – Brian Koehler could have given himself plenty of credit for taking a huge risk late in the first half last Friday against Davis County.
This Week's Circulars
- Cyclists choose new ride over RAGBRAI
- Man charged after police find seven pounds of marijuana
- Joel Pedersen named Iowa Superintendent of the Year
- Traffic stop finds two pounds of meth
- Man bicycles across the country for rare disease awareness
- Jacob's Gift celebrates 20th anniversary
- Area teams prepare for state qualifying cross-country tests
- Leonard battles through ups and downs of diagnosis
- Candidates spar over Ottumwa's future
- Bridge View announces Foreigner concert