Knoxville Wrestlers Bring Home 1st Place From Nodaway Valley
For the 2nd straight season, the Knoxville Wrestling Squad won the Coach Riley Invitational at Nodaway Valley on Saturday getting six wrestlers in the top three and scoring 208 points, beating the host Wolverines by 11 points. Two came away champions for the Panthers as Daniel Gorskikh at 175 pounds and Wayne Johnston won at 190 pounds. 3rd place medals went to Tre DeRaad at 113 pounds, Dane Gullion at 120 pounds, Kale Kincaid at 165 pounds, and Regan Roberts at 285 pounds. Knoxville heads to a quad at North Mahaska on Thursday.
Pine Knolls Golf Club Holding a Membership Drive Today
Pine Knolls Golf Club in Knoxville will hold their 2024 membership drive today. This is an opportunity to renew memberships at the course or become a new member. Pine Knolls is a semi-private course in Knoxville that allows non-members to play three times a season or after Labor Day. The course recently redid their clubhouse and they are open for many events and activities, along with golf. Pine Knolls Clubhouse Manager Maureen Nichols encourages everyone to come out today.
Norwalks Sweeps Pella to Start LHC Basketball Play
Norwalk opened Little Hawkeye Conference basketball play with a road sweep of Pella last night in a doubleheader heard live on 92.1 KRLS, with the Warrior girls winning 69-67 and the boys prevailing 68-61. The girls game was close throughout, with Norwalk maintaining the lead most of the way, but...
NORTH MAHASKA SPLITS WITH MONTEZUMA
NEW SHARON – No. 7 North Mahaska knew they would be tested by long-time rival Montezuma when the two basketball teams took the court in New Sharon Friday. The contest did not disappoint. North Mahaska held off a rally by the Bravettes to secure a 48-42 win to improve to 2-0 on the season and in the South Iowa Cedar League.
Season No. 33 For The ASCS National Tour Revealed!
Gearing up for the 33rd season of competition, the American Sprint Car Series presented by RacinDirt.com has set out a 49-race lineup for the 2024 season that visits 34 tracks across a dozen states. A mix of familiar places and new faces, the series will also see its footprint expanding...
Central girls off to slow start as minutes and road games pile up
The season is off to a slow start for the Central girls basketball team, which has been on the road since an opening night loss to MFL MarMac over two weeks ago and won’t make a return to the home court for another week, as they work to fix shooting woes that have led to a 1-3 record.
Pella Boys Wrestlers Open in Urbandale
The 2023-24 season begins for a Pella boys wrestling team with high hopes for their upcoming campaign. The Dutch travel to Urbandale for a triangular this evening that will also include the juggernauts from Southeast Polk. Pella Head Coach Jay Pike believes the matches will be a great early season test, especially as both the J-Hawks and Rams will be at Pella’s state qualifying site in Marshalltown at the end of the season. Matches begin at 5:00 this evening in Urbandale.
PCM boys open season with loss to Knoxville
KNOXVILLE — A tough shooting night plagued the PCM boys’ basketball team on Tuesday during a 65-56 road loss to Knoxville. The Mustangs and Panthers were tied at halftime, but the home team pulled away in the second half in part because PCM shot 4-of-17 from 3-point range and made only 6-of-18 from the free-throw line in the non-conference contest.
Pleasantville Girls and Boys Wrestling Teams Competing Today
The Pleasantville girls and boys wrestling team will both compete today. The girls team will travel to Newton to compete in the Cardinal Classic with 12 total teams. Pleasantville senior Madilyn Rowson is coming off a second place finish at the Belle Plaine Invitational last Saturday. This will be the third competition of the season for the Trojan girls.
Pella’s McKinstrey to Retire After 2024 Season
At tonight’s Pella School Board meeting, an early retirement package for a legendary head coach was approved. Jay McKinstrey tells KNIA/KRLS Sports he intends to retire following the 2024 season from both coaching and teaching. “I prayed about it for several years now and I sense that the time...
Ram basketball loses twice at PCM while Rockets drop two games at Glidden-Ralston
Greene County and PCM played a Heart of Iowa Activities Conference girl/boy basketball doubleheader in Monroe last night. It was the first conference action of the season for both schools and PCM won the girls’ game 56-23, then Mustangs completed the sweep with a 61-45 boy’s final. Greene...
Pella Christian Basketball Teams Kick Off Season with Doubleheader at Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont
• The Pella Christian basketball teams are playing their first doubleheader of the season tonight at Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont (EBF). • The Pella Christian girls' team is hoping to improve their 1-1 record, while the Class 2A #2 Rockets are currently undefeated with a 2-0 record.
L-S wrestlers down Pekin in road quadrangular
OTTUMWA — The Lynnville-Sully wrestling team opened the season with a win over Pekin on Tuesday. The Hawks also lost to Davis County and host Ottumwa during a road quadrangular. Five Hawks were 2-1 for the day and they went 3-0 in contested matches in the 42-12 win over...
North Polk Sweeps Pella in Opening Double Header
A late surge by the home team in the boys game and domination by the Comets girls led North Polk to a doubleheader sweep over the Pella basketball teams, in a twin bill heard on the KRLS2 stream Tuesday. The Pella boys fell 65-60 to the Comets, while the Dutch girls fell to #5 in 4A North Polk by a 60-29 margin.
Central boys basketball cruises to 66-53 win in opener
The Central boys basketball team opened the regular season on Tuesday night with a 66-53 win at home over Eau Claire North. Riverhawks senior Henry Meyer led the way for Central with 23 points.
L-S girls use strong start to down Montezuma
MONTEZUMA — The Lynnville-Sully girls’ basketball team used a significant advantage at the free-throw line to down Montezuma during South Iowa Cedar League play on Tuesday. The Hawks added to their lead in each of the first three quarters and then held off a late run by the...
Pleasantville Girls Basketball Team Defeats Wayne 68-53
The Pleasantville girls basketball team defeated the Wayne Falcons 68-53 Thursday night. The Trojans took a big lead to start the game going into the second quarter with a 16-6 advantage and continued strong offensive production throughout the entire contest to win their second game in a row. Joelle Johnson had 27 points on the night which puts her at 66 total points over the last two games. The Trojan girls will be back in action tonight, joining the boys squad for a West Central Conference doubleheader at Earlham. The #9 ranked Earlham girls are 1-0 on the season and the Earlham boys will be playing their first contest. Tip off for the girls game tonight is 6:15 pm with the boys to follow.
Eliason, RSR Set To Tackle Full High Limit Schedule
KNOXVILLE, Iowa — Ridge & Sons Racing (RSR) and Cory Eliason are set to tackle the full High Limit Sprint Car Series campaign in hopes of earning a championship in 2024. Eliason, who joined the Brian and Lisa Ridge-owned open wheel operation just before the annual World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte, will pilot RSR’s familiar No. 8 in his full-time High Limit season.
INDIANS SPLIT WITH TROJANS ON OPENING NIGHT
The Oskaloosa Indians girls and boys basketball teams kicked off their season on the road on Tuesday night at Fairfield. The night began with the girls game, with the lady Indians returning 4 starters (Dasia Foster, Lydia Van Veldhuizen, Kassie Johnson, and Evelyn Adam) from last year’s team that finished with a 9-13 record. Fairfield, meanwhile, also returned 4 starters from their squad last season that finished 2-19.
Pella Christian Outlasts PCM for Hard-Fought Boys Basketball Victory Monday Night
Competing for bragging rights along Highway 163, the Pella Christian boys basketball team outlasted PCM for a hard-fought 65-46 victory heard live on 92.1 KRLS. The Eagles led the game wire-to-wire, but not without resistance from the Mustangs. Pella Christian held leads of 16-10 at the end of the first quarter and 30-22 at halftime, but Gavin Van Gorp’s 15 first-half points kept PCM within striking distance. The game remained tight in the second half, but the Eagles slowly started to grow their advantage. Pella Christian led 46-36 after the third quarter, before pulling away late for the 19 point victory. The Eagles put three players in double figures, with Tysen De Vries leading the way with 17 points. Dane Geetings added 14 for the Eagles while Josiah Vos had 13. In addition to Van Gorp’s 15 points on the night, the Mustangs got a game-high 18 points from Jacob Wendt.