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Amber Alert Issued for NW Iowa Girl

The state of Iowa has issued an Amber Alert for a missing girl from northwest Iowa.  The Iowa Amber Alert website says 12-year-old Bayli Rian Jordan has been missing since sometime on Wednesday.  Jordan is ...

PHOTOS: OHS Softball, Baseball Prep for Season

Practice began on Monday for the 2015 Ottumwa High softball team, while the OHS baseball team embarked on its second week of practice.  Both squads open the season May 27th, and both squads practiced in cool, windy ...

State Qualifying Track & Field Sites

All high school state qualifying track and field meets will be held on Thursday, May 14th, beginning at 4:00.  The sites for each school covered by the Ottumwa Radio Sports Network are listed below. Class 4A ...

UPDATED: OHS Names Mayson Head Football Coach

A month-long search for the new Ottumwa High head football coach ended on Wednesday, when OHS introduced former Iowa Western running backs coach Rich Mayson as the new head Bulldog.  Mayson replaces Zach Pfantz, ...

Monday Postponements

The Ottumwa High girls and boys soccer teams were scheduled to face Des Moines Hoover on Monday, May 4th, but those matches have been postponed.  The boys will now host Hoover on May 19th, while the girls will play ...

NFL Draft Recap

The 2015 NFL Draft came and went last weekend, with three Iowa Hawkeyes and one UNI Panther standout selected over three days.  Several other Hawkeyes and Iowa State Cyclones found themselves in demand after the ...

Cardinal Girls Win Gerard Relays

The Cardinals girls track and field team dominated their annual home meet on Friday, winning the 2015 Bob Gerard Relays championship.  The Comets’ 167 points easily outdistanced second-place Davis ...

Cyclone Hoops Adds Highly-Rated Guard

The Iowa State men’s basketball program has announced that top-100 guard Nick Noskowiak (nuh-sko-WE-ack) has signed a financial aid agreement to join the team for the 2015-16 season. Noskowiak, a 6-2, 180-pounder, ...

IHCC Softball: Nine All-Region Selections

OTTUMWA — Regular-season league champion Indian Hills put nine players on the All-Region softball teams, including five who were named to the first team. Representing the Warriors on the all-conference first ...

IHCC’s Harris Signs With UTSA

A player who appeared in two national tournaments and was on teams that won over 60 games the past two seasons at Indian Hills Community College is headed to Conference USA to continue his career. J.R. Harris ...

Hawkeye Named to Olerud Watch List

University of Iowa junior first baseman/right-handed pitcher Tyler Peyton has been named to the 2015 John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award Watch List, it was released by the National College Baseball Hall of ...

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 ...