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Drake Relays: Area Prep Results (UPDATED)

FRIDAY In the boys 100-meter dash finals, Albia’s Hunter Weldon crossed the line in 2nd place. In the boys 4×200-meter relay, the Albia team of Blake Bayer, Hunter Weldon, Luke Sarver and Tony Leshen ...

IHCC Earns Disc Golf Championship

(release courtesy of IHCC Athletics) OTTUMWA — Eight players and two teams represented Indian Hills Community College in this month’s National Collegiate Disc Golf Championship in North Augusta, South ...

Hoiberg Headed Home After Heart Surgery

(article written by Dennis Douda of the Mayo Clinic) Iowa State University head men’s basketball coach Fred Hoiberg says he’s feeling surprisingly well five days after open heart surgery. The 42-year-old ...

ISU AD Pollard to Return to Work After Heart Attack

(the following is an open letter from Iowa State Athletic Director Jamie Pollard) Dear Cyclone fans, I want to take this opportunity to say thank you for all of your thoughts, prayers and kind words during the past ...

New OHS Team Shows Rapid Improvement

(release courtesy of Ottumwa High Trap Shooting) The Ottumwa High School Trap Shooting team nearly swept the Junior Varsity Division of the Mt Pleasant Invitational Trap Shoot, held Saturday, April 18th at the ...

Ottumwa Legion Baseball: 2 Walkoff Wins

Ottumwa’s American Legion baseball team was in the business of breaking hearts Saturday afternoon at Legion Memorial Field.  Post No. 3 earned a pair of walkoff wins, coming from behind twice to beat Johnston ...

ISU’s Hoiberg Has Successful Heart Surgery

(the following is a release from Iowa State University) Iowa State men’s basketball head coach Fred Hoiberg underwent successful open heart surgery to replace his aortic valve on Friday, April 17 at the Mayo ...

IHCC Schedules Meet & Greet For New Hoops Coach

(release courtesy of IHCC Athletics) Indian Hills basketball fans are invited to meet new head coach Hank Plona at an event next week. The IHCC coach, hired this week to take over at Indian Hills after four years ...

OHS Track: Boys Win Don Newell Classic

The Ottumwa High boys track and field team defended its home turf Tuesday night, winning the 66th annual Don Newell Classic Tuesday night at Schaefer Stadium.  The Bulldog boys finished with 150 points, 13 points ...

Ottumwa’s Leffler Signs With Ellsworth CC

Ottumwa High basketball player Devin Leffler signed a letter of intent Tuesday to play for Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls.  Leffler became the second Bulldog hoops standout to sign a letter of intent in ...

IHCC Names New Basketball Coach

The Indian Hills basketball team has its new head coach.  IHCC confirmed to Ottumwa Radio Monday morning that Hank Plona, who was on the coaching staff at IHCC for one season, will take over the Warrior ...

ISU’s Hoiberg to Have Open-Heart Surgery

It was during the 2014-15 basketball season when Iowa State head coach Fred Hoiberg let slip that he was headed for another session with the heart surgeon.  Hoiberg and the university announced on Friday that the ...

State Qualifying Track Assignments Released

The Iowa High School Athletic Association and the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union on Thursday released the school assignments for the 2015 joint state qualifying track and field meets.  Listed below are the ...

Thursday Sports Cancellations

The following sporting events scheduled for Thursday, April 9th have been postponed or cancelled due to unfavorable weather: Ottumwa High girls track at Indianola (cancelled) Ottumwa High boys track at Urbandale ...

OHS’ Nickerson Signs With North Central Missouri

Four years of hard work has led to a college scholarship for yet another Ottumwa High athlete. Bulldog basketball player Jami Nickerson signed a letter of intent on Wednesday to spend the next two season at North ...

UPDATE: Egbert Named OHS Athletic Director

There are a lot of qualities that go into being a good athletic director, and all four finalists for the Ottumwa High AD position brought those qualities to the table.  It would be hard, though, to find anyone with ...

UPDATE: Ottumwa High Needs New Football Coach

Ottumwa High’s process for hiring a new head football coach has not officially begun, but it could get underway later this week. Sunday evening, current head coach Zach Pfantz informed athletic director Tom ...

OHS Football Coach Pfantz Steps Down

The Ottumwa High football team needs a new head coach. The school told KBIZ News and the Ottumwa Radio Sports Network Monday evening that Zach Pfantz is stepping down after three seasons. Pfantz, who became the ...

Iowa Baseball Ranked 15th

The University of Iowa baseball team has climbed to No. 15 in the latest Collegiate Baseball NCAA Division I poll, presented by Big League bubble gum. The Hawkeyes, who debuted at No. 24 on March 30, are also ranked ...

Reports Say ex-Iowa QB Rudock Headed to Michigan

The rumor that former Iowa starting quarterback Jake Rudock will be under center for Michigan this fall appears to be on its way to coming true. Wednesday morning, Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports reported that the Big ...

Hoiberg Fills Coaching Job Quickly at ISU

Iowa State men’s basketball coach Fred Hoiberg announced today the return of T.J. Otzelberger to his staff as assistant coach. Otzelberger spent seven seasons as an assistant coach at Iowa State before spending ...

IHCC Hoops Earns Two All-Americans

OTTUMWA — Sophomores Jordan Washington and Gary Williams, Jr. represent Indian Hills on the National Junior College Athletic Association basketball All-American teams announced Tuesday. Washington was a ...

Women’s Hoops: Hawkeye Earns All-America Honors

University of Iowa women’s basketball senior point guard Samantha Logic has been named to the 2014-15 U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) Women’s All-America Team. The 10-woman team was announced ...

Hawkeye Baseball: 2 Players Honored

Two different Iowa baseball players were named on Tuesday as the player of the week in the Big Ten Conference. The Big Ten office named Eric Toole as its player of the week, the first such honor for the senior. The ...

Hawkeye Baseball Ranked; 1st Time in 25 Years

The University of Iowa baseball team is ranked No. 24 in the latest Collegiate Baseball Division I poll presented by Big League Chew bubble gum.  It is Iowa’s first national ranking since the 1990 season. The ...