Ottumwa High officially introduced Neil Hartz as head boys basketball coach on Thursday. Here’s Coach Hartz, in his own words.
Ottumwa High has decided to promote from within for its new boys basketball head coach. The Ottumwa School Board Tuesday night approved the hiring of longtime OHS assistant coach Neil Hartz as varsity coach. Hartz has spent the past 18 seasons coaching in various capacities within the Bulldog program, most recently as the freshman head […]
After eight seasons, Ottumwa girls head basketball coach Kevin Patterson has resigned. He and his family are moving to the Des Moines metro area, where his wife recently accepted a job. Patterson has accepted a teaching position at Waukee High School. Patterson compiled a 72-85 record during his time in Ottumwa, and leaves with a […]
This is our running blog for Day Three of the 2019 state high school track and field meet. Check back here regularly for the latest updates. 8:30am: Our area teams are done with the girls sprint medley relay. In Class 1A, Pekin places 11th (1:55.75). In 2A, Davis County places 18th (1:55.90). In 3A, Oskaloosa […]
The rain cleared out for the 1A and 4A competitors at state track on Friday. Watch Summer Barthelman of Sigourney go for another 1A 400 hurdles title, and see if the Ottumwa girls and Moravia boys could qualify for the final in the 4×400 relays. &...
The state track and field meet got off to a late start Friday because of thunderstorms, and rain fell on the competitors for most of the Class 2/Class 3A session. Watch highlights of how Oskaloosa’s Emma Kelderman, Davis County’s Jaxson Sha...
This is our running blog for Day One of the 2019 state high school track and field meet. Check back here regularly for the latest updates. 9:35am: The state track meet will start at 10:00 this morning, thanks to the morning thunderstorms that rolled through Des Moines. The shot put event has been moved inside […]
The Ottumwa girls 4×800 relay team won the Class 4A state championship on Thursday, giving OHS its first state track title in school history. Hear from the winners, plus see other highlights from day one of the state track meet in classes 1A and 4...
Fairfield’s Landon Kooiker wins the Class 3A boys state high jump championship; see the winning jump and hear what how he reacted to becoming a champion, plus view other highlights from day one at state track in classes 2A and 3A.
This is our running blog for Day One of the 2019 state high school track and field meet. Check back here regularly for the latest updates. 8:45am: Just 15 minutes until the state meet begins. Our day starts in field events. Fairfield Julia Fritz, and Oskaloosa’s Faith DeRonde and Sophia Dykstra compete in the 3A […]