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New Softball Coach

The Pella High School softball team has recruited a new coach for this season. Guidance Counselor Teresa Thompson will take on the task of coaching the team. Thompson played softball in high school and college, as well as being an assistant coach at Central College. “I love the sport, and I want to help the

Pella Shooting Team

Shooting season has started at Pella High, and the sky is getting cloudy from all the gun smoke. The team has received fifteen State Champion titles, and multiple students have achieved All-State titles. The Pella Shooting Club has three main events that shooters participate in. The events include skeet, trap, and sporting clays. The team

Freshman Ryan Hancock Qualifies for State Wrestling

Freshman Ryan Hancock qualified for state by winning his districts bracket. He was the first person to do this since Levi Azinger in 2014. Hancock was pinned in 2:34 during his first match by Nick Miller of Wauke. In Hancock’s second match, he was pinned in 3:16 by Kaden Kams of Waterloo West. Watch the

Bowling Q/A with Matthew Dejong

Q.Have you enjoyed your season so far? A. I’ve enjoyed the season and the success of bowling this year. I loved working with the team and coaches this year as well. Q.When did you first become interested in bowling? A. I first became interested in bowling after I got diagnosed with Marfan Syndrome which meant

2017-2018 Girls Basketball

The Pella Lady Dutch have an overall, 13-6 win this season. Their next game is on February 14th against the Grinnell Tigers who are at an overall 17-2 win 9 this season. According to senior, Kara Wichhart, The Pella Lady Dutch are improving together despite losing several starters from last year. Senior, Chloe Van Vliet,

Meet Coach Yossi

Q: Why did you decide to become a basketball coach at Pella High? A:  Basketball has always been a passion of mine. I enjoy working with athletes to improve their skills and teach them life lessons along the way. Q:  What are some of your responsibilities as a coach? A:  Some of my responsibilities include

Wrestling’s New Vision

The wrestling team has a “New Vision” for the program this year. With a new coach, new wrestling room, and a new approach to the program, players and coaches are confident in the abilities of the wrestlers in Pella. “We’re basically a new team this year. A lot of us don’t know each other that


The 2017 volleyball season has started for Pella High School. The team had eight seniors graduate last year, but has many returning players. There are a total of four seniors and five juniors, all returning varsity players. “It always takes a while to build chemistry on the volleyball court. This team is really unified off

Cross Country Trip to Oregon

On July 28, a select few members from the girls’ cross country team travelled across the country to Tillamook, Oregon on their annual running trip. Over the course of eleven days, the team ran approximately 50 miles on the track, the beach, and the mountainside. “My favorite part was probably when we went swimming in

2017 State Track Meet

On May 18, 19, and 20, the Lady Dutch Track team received the honor of state runner up for the second year in a row. Twenty four members of the team competed. According to Coach Dak Rasmussen, the coaches worked hard to keep the girls on their toes for state. “We don’t wanna work them

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