The Class 3A pairings were set late last Friday. Knoxville and Pella are both in Class 3A Substate No. 6 along with teams from Bondurant-Farrar, Carlisle, Centerville, Grinnell, Newton and Oskaloosa.

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Winterset knocked off the Knoxville Panthers in a Class 2A Regional Dual Tournament held in Winterset Feb. 11. The top two teams at the Sectional Tournament the weekend before qualified for Regionals.

It proved to be one and done for the Melcher-Dallas Saints in the Class 1A Regional playoffs.

The Twin Cedars Sabers gave it a go in a Class 1A Regional against a strong Lynnville-Sully team Feb. 14 playing on their home court.

Kieren Nichols scored 23 points in the Knoxville Panthers 77-55 loss to Martensdale-St. Mary’s Tuesday, Feb. 11, on the road.

The Pleasantville Trojans trailed the Interstate-35 Roadrunners 11-10 at the end of the first quarter.


Boys High School District Basketball play starts Monday with Twin Cedars facing HLV, Victor in Class 1A play at 6:30 p.m. at English Valley, North English.

Twin Cedars is finding success as the season draws to a close.

KNOXVILLE – Sam Hafertepe, Jr., of Sunnyvale, Texas, was voted the 2019 “Driver of the Year” by the North American 360 Sprint Car Poll voting panel of media members, promoters, sanctioning officials and manufacturers for the fourth year in a row.

The Knoxville Panthers traveled to Albia for a matchup with the South Central Conference Champion Blue Demons without their scoring ace and ball handler, Kieren Nichols. Nichols was sidelined by the sickness that has been sweeping through the area and he was just not able to go.

The Melcher-Dallas Saints are one of those teams hanging around the .500 mark for the year.

The calendar has flipped to February and the Pleasantville Trojans have their big guy back in the lineup after missing a few games.

The Pleasantville girls basketball team stood at 8-11 overall following a win over Ogden last Friday night on the road.

After opening the season with a record of 1-14 overall, the Twin Cedars Sabers have found some success on the court.

The Knoxville Panthers finished in second place at the Sectional Wrestling Tournament held in Albia Saturday.

It is getting to be a normal ocassion for coach Jim Uitermarkt and the Knoxville Lady Panthers to once again roll through the South Central Conference without a loss as they claimed the league title. Tuesday, Feb. 4, they steam rolled Albia 60-33 and Thursday night they finished the run with…

The Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Rockets scored nearly half of their points in the first quarter as the Panthers clamped down defensively to win the South Central Conference showdown 64-30.

Knoxville has been a team that seems to struggle in the first half before coming out my aggressive and energized in the second half this year.

It was non-conference action for the Pleasantville Trojans Monday night when the Indians from Clarke paid a visit. And it was a case of two different halves. In the first half the Trojans could do very little wrong and the Indians could do very little right as Pleasantville zipped out to a 5…

A pair of losses last week put the Melcher-Dallas Saints at 8-9 overall for the season.

The Panthers split a pair of varsity wrestling matches at a dual meet in Greenfield Jan. 28.

A 66-27 win over the Centerville Redettes at home last Friday night enabled the Knoxville Panthers to wrap up at least a share of the South Central Conference title with a record of 10-0 in league play.

District bowling assignments have been released for teams around the state.

The Pleasantville girls’ varsity basketball team had been searching for victory number five for well over a month.

A 48-43 WCAC win over the Madrid Tigers at home Friday night put the Trojans at 6-10 for the season.

For the first time all year the Knoxville Panthers have suffered back-to-back losses on the hardwood.

Knoxville put up a season high 79 points on the scoreboard Thursday, Jan. 30 in a makeup basketball game against the Albia Lady Dees.

Melcher-Dallas reached a season high in points Monday, Feb. 3 when they beat Tri-County 83-62 at home.

The Pleasantville Trojans check in with a record of 8-8 overall after splitting a pair of varsity boys’ basketball game last Thursday and Friday.

Knoxville has been a team that seems to struggle in the first half before coming out my aggressive and energized in the second half this year.

Pella led the Knoxville Panthers 35-28 at halftime in the Marion County matchup of varsity boys teams Tuesday, Jan. 21 on Veteran’s Night at the game.

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