Category: Sports

Pella Community acquires new jumbotron

There have been many questions about the new Jumbotron that was recently added to the football field at the end of last year. It is now used for football games and other events that take place on the field.  Many people believe the school paid for the new and very expensive Jumbotron on the football […]

Pella Spring Sports Highlights

Nick Dejong breaks school shot put record. Throwing 60’5’’ on April 4th Senior Nick Dejong passed the previous record of 58’5’’ held by Garret Jansen in 2015 and qualified for the Drake Relays. Caroline McMartin breaks school 3000m race record Junior Caroline McMartin crushed Tess Roorda’s previous 3000m race record of 10:47.58 by running 10:39.62. […]

Girls Soccer Season

The Lady Dutch Soccer team has been vigorously training this season in hopes to make it to the State Tournament. The varsity team is coached by Mark Howard and consists of five seniors. According to Howard, these seniors provide great leadership for the team, especially Josie Lickteig and Grace Held. “Grace Held is an obvious […]

Soccer Connects the World

There are so many different sports prevalent in our world today. Some are only found in certain countries, but others are found all across the world. But out of all of the world’s sports, soccer is the most popular worldwide and can be found in nearly every country. This international pervasiveness has connected two Pella […]

Q&A with Boys’ Tennis Number 2: Jack Edwards

Jack is a sophomore, and he has been on the Pella Boys’ Tennis for two years. This year he’s on varsity. Q: What are your goals for tennis? A: My personal goals are obviously to make it to individual state with Carter Briggs for doubles, and then as a team, to make it to team […]

Pella Boys Swimmer Profile: Carter Briggs

Pella High School has swimming as a winter sport just like basketball, bowling, and wrestling.  Senior Carter Briggs won districts and made it to state. Briggs was excited and proud that he got 1st place on the 100 breaststroke at the districts meet. He won with a time of 1:02.08, which is his best time. […]

Postseason Basketball Preview

As the regular season is winding down, both the Pella boys’ and girls’ varsity basketball teams are finishing strong. The girls have won seven out of eight including an impressive come from behind win against Dallas Center Grimes on Tuesday, February 5. The Lady Dutch’s postseason outlook looks great, sitting one game away from State. […]

Cheerleader Jackie Wieser goes to All-State

Senior Jackie Wieser was selected to be part of the All-State cheerleading squad after trying out in October.  The All-State Cheerleading team is an exclusive squad of only 32 cheerleaders selected from schools all across the state of Iowa. Over 200 girls tryout for the squad every year. After tryouts, the judges determine the top […]

Carter Briggs and Jacob Nedder on Pella Boys Swimming 2018-2019

The boys’ swim season has started, and Pella has two participants, senior Carter Briggs and junior Jacob Nedder. These boys take part in the NCMP (Newton, Colfax Mingo, and Pella) Boy’s Swim Team. Briggs has been swimming for six years, while his teammate Nedder has been swimming for eight.  According to Nedder and Briggs, swimming […]

Q and A with Lindsey Blommers

Q. What have been the high points of your season? A. Some high points from the season are that this is my senior year so it’s been fun to be a leader this year and have a team that looks up to me. This is the first year NCMP girls’ have beaten Linn-Mar ever in […]