The Knoxville Raceway has backed up the start of their season to May 2.

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Six Knoxville Panther varsity wrestlers were named to the South Central Conference All Academic Team.

Brad McWilliams has been teaching for 34 years. The past 31 at Knoxville High School and prior to that at Bondurant-Farrar.

A press release from the Knoxville Raceway reads, All of us at Knoxville Raceway are eager to get the 2020 racing season started, and we know so many of you are as well.

The complete football schedules have been released for high school teams in Iowa. In Class 3A and Class 1A, with teams in Marion County, the first four games are non-district for each class. The final five games are all district contests. In 8-Man Football, there is only one non-district con…

A press release from the Knoxville Raceway states that officials at the Knoxville Raceway greatly value their fans, competitors and partners.

Rorey Alexander (left) and Gavin Alexander, both of Knoxville, were fortunate to get their picture taken at the State Tournament for young wrestlers around the state along with the legendary former Iowa State great wrestler and University of Iowa Head Wrestling Coach Dan Gable. Rorey was wre…

Katie Keitges, a Knoxville senior and first-team all-state selection, was named captain of the All-Marion County Basketball Team. Katie is pictured above with members from Marion County Bank, Ron Zantingh (left) and David Hoke (right). The bank was the sole sponsor of the All-Marion County T…

Members of the Knoxville Panther 8th grade girls’ basketball team this past season include in the front row from the left, Janae Baker, Jada Goemaat, Hailey Mackey, Mackenzie Simmons and Nattilie Billiter. In row two, manager Ava Van Donselaar, Montanna Pitt, Natalie Collins, Kirya Kaster, B…

Drake University has postponed the 2020 Drake Relays presented by Xtream powered by Mediacom along with related special events and programs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 111th edition of the event was scheduled for April 22-25 at Drake Stadium.

Pleasantville was shut out of collecting any first or second team selections in the WCAC in varsity girls’ basketball this season.

A complete list of the Bluegrass Conference Boys’ All-Conference squad was never received by the Journal-Express.

The Melcher-Dallas Saints were 6-4 in the Bluegrass Conference girls’ basketball chase, which was tied for third overall under the direction of head coach Kelsey Goff.

The 2020 Iowa Shrine Football game slated for July 18 at 4 p.m. in the UNI Dome in Cedar Falls is starting to take shape.

The Knoxville 7th grade Girls basketball team finished the season with a total record of 9-17. The A team finished at 8-4. The B team was 1-13 overall.

DES MOINES — The Iowa Print Sports Writers Association (IPSWA) announced the 2020 boys basketball all-state teams on Tuesday. The teams were selected by print sports writers in Iowa during a meeting on Sunday.

The Twin Cedars Sabers finished the season with a record of 5-18 overall. The varsity girls’ squad coached by Trent Verwers opened the year winning one of their first 15 games.

Tony Rider was the head coach of the Knoxville Panther Middle School Wrestling Team. He was assisted by Ross Spaur. Both coaches finished their third season with the team.

The Iowa Print Sports Writers Association (IPSWA) and the Iowa Girls Coaches Association each released their all-state girls’ basketball teams for the 2019-2020 season.

Bedford’s Connie Shafar, Marion’s Morgan Paige and Ankeny’s Maddie Manning are the 2020 inductees into the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union’s Basketball Hall of Fame. The trio will be inducted at halftime of the Class 2A State Basketball Championship, March 7.

The Knoxville Panther JV Boys Basketball Team had a final record of 8-10 under the direction of head coach Matt Ritchhart.

KNOXVILLE – For the first time in his career, Brad Sweet of Grass Valley, California, was voted the “Driver of the Year” by the North American 410 Sprint Car Poll voting panel of media members, promoters, sanctioning officials and manufacturers. The 2019 World of Outlaws (WoO) champion earne…

The Grinnell Tigers played one of their best games of the season as they knocked off the Knoxville Panthers 77-54 in a Class 3A District Boys’ Basketball game Monday, Feb. 24 at Pella High.

DES MOINES — It was a brief one day trip for Pleasantville junior Matthew Kauffman (36-7) at this year’s state wrestling tournament. The heavyweight went up against a couple of tough opponents and was pinned twice to see his early exit from the tourney.

It wasn’t necessarily a thing of beauty but Pella Christian persevered with strong enough defense to outlast Pleasantville in a Class 1A Regional Girls’ Basketball Tournament game played in Pleasantville Tuesday, Feb. 18.

The Pleasantville Trojans opened district tournament play on their home court and they used a monster game by Mitch Harken to race past the I-35 Roadrunners 59-33. Not only did Harken exceed his personal best of 25 points with a 31 point outburst, he had an excellent floor game with six rebo…

Ankeny Christian beat the Melcher-Dallas Saints in a Class 1A District Boys’ Basketball game held in Ankeny.

The Class 2A District Boys Basketball Tournament saw the Pleasantville Trojans get ousted from the field in round two.

The Gilbert Tigers, ranked No. 8 in Class 4A, hosted the Knoxville Panthers Saturday, Feb. 22.

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