The Knoxville Panthers finished the football season at 6-3 overall and 2-3 in district play.

Knoxville was rewarded with six first-team all-district selections.

Named to the first-team were Kieren Nichols, Mike Hudson, Keegan Cox, Ben Olson, Carter Bailey and Blaise Hubler.

Olson, Bailey and Hubler are all seniors, while the Panthers will return junior all-district players, Hudson, Nichols and Cox in 2020.

Honorable Mention all-district players for Knoxville this past year on the field included Tyler Peterson, Logan Clark, Ben Brewster, Brady Pearson, Kyle Ramsey and Wyatt Darnell.

Pella and Oskaloosa, the top two teams in the district each made the playoffs.

The Panthers were coached by Eric Kellar.

Perry Bell can be reached at or by calling the newsroom at 641-842-2155.

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