SULLY — With sectionals just two weeks away, the Centerville grapplers looked like they are getting ready to peak at the right time. Centerville picked up a sweep in this quad with a 68-0 win over Baxter, 48-12 win over Lynnville-Sully and a 51-21 win over English Valleys-Tri County.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Although it appeared this could be a light winter by Iowa standards, that has not been the case in recent days as Tuesday’s basketball schedule took a hit due to the wintery conditions.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
The Redettes shouldn’t hang their heads after this one. Centerville gave No. 4 Seymour their toughest game of the season but their bid for an upset would come up short as the Warriorettes would hold off the Redettes to win 65-56.
For the first time this season, Centerville followed up a win with another win. The Big Reds continued their offensive roll from last week in a 73-39 trouncing over Seymour.
Sunday, January 13, 2019
Friday, January 11, 2019
BLOOMFIELD — The Big Reds made their second trip to Davis County this season, returning with better results the second time around. Centerville picked up a pair of dual wins defeating Clarke 45-33 and Knoxville 46-36.
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
A couple of SCC foes met in Lakeview gym both looking for a much needed win to push them in the right direction for the second half of the season. It would be Centerville taking advantage of the situation pulling out a 71-59 win over Davis County on Tuesday.
Two meetings, two thrillers. These two rivals meet once again in a game where neither team could pull away from one another. As it turned out, 32 minutes wouldn't be enough as Centerville would shutout Davis County in the overtime period to earn a 77-64 win.
Tuesday, January 08, 2019
The Iowa Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association (IWCOA) recently announced that this year it will host its first interscholastic Iowa High School Girls Wrestling Championships on Jan. 19 at Waverly-Shell Rock High School.
Monday, January 07, 2019
Sunday, January 06, 2019
VAN HORNE — The Big Red grapplers wrestled in their first tournament of the new year on Saturday, taking ninth place in a 16-team field while seeing three top three finishes.
Friday, January 04, 2019
DES MOINES — Centerville returned to the mat on Thursday, kicking off the new year in a triangular against a pair of Class 3A schools. The Big Reds would pick up a split defeating Roosevelt 46-33 before falling to Ottumwa 45-30.
Thursday, January 03, 2019
As basketball returns for the second half of the season after a two-week break, we take a look at where local boys stand among the stat leaders of the four Iowegian schools.
Wednesday, January 02, 2019
Friday, December 28, 2018
Thursday, December 27, 2018
Iowegianland was spoiled to several great sports moments in 2018. There were championships, broken records and several trips to state that highlighted an unforgettable year for many high school kids, coaches and parents.
Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Friday, December 21, 2018
With Centerville picking up their seventh win this season on Thursday night after defeating Grand View Christian 56-25, the Redettes now have their most wins before the winter break since 2010 while tying their total number of wins from last season.
It’s not often you get to host two top-ranked opponents in the same season. Unfortunately for Centerville, both teams showcased why they are among the favorites to take home state titles in their respective classes. Christmas didn’t come early for Centerville as they suffered a 99-58 defeat …
GRINNELL — The Big Reds brought a nearly full squad to wrestle in five duals in Grinnell to finish up 2018 before the break. Centerville battle tough competition that were also sporting full lineups as they would go 1-4 as a team with their lone victory being 48-15 over English Valleys-Tri County.
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
KNOXVILLE — After one quarter of play, it looked liked Centerville was on their way to getting a huge road win against the defending conference champions. Instead, Knoxville slowly worked their way back into the game with a barrage of threes sending them past the Big Reds late to win 76-71.
KNOXVILLE — The Redettes thought they’d have an advantage at three-point line. Centerville shoots 38.7 percent from three as a team while No. 12 Knoxville shoots just 25.5 percent. Instead, Knoxville caught fire from beyond the arc early to send the Panthers past the Redettes with a 58-39 win.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
The Redettes knew how much a win in this game would mean for them and this season. With Centerville’s 69-42 over Moulton-Udell on Monday, the Redettes, now 6-3, will be above .500 going into the winter break for the first time since the 2015-16 season.
Sunday, December 16, 2018
LEE’S SUMMIT — In what has become an annual measuring stick to see where the Big Red grapplers are at before the winter break, Centerville took the three hour bus ride south to participate in the Lee’s Summit Holiday Tournament in Missouri.
A couple of teams jostling for a spot near the top of the SCC engaged in a hard-fought game on Friday night. Clarke would come out on top with a 60-44 win over Centerville.
Friday, December 14, 2018
CHARITON — The Big Reds picked up a split in their first South Central Conference dual of the season. Albia would grab a 45-27 win over Centerville before the Big Reds would bounce back with a 48-30 victory against Chariton.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
LIBERTY CENTER — The Centerville grapplers won their first two duals of the season on Tuesday defeating Bedford/Lenox 62-12 and Southeast Warren/Melcher-Dallas 47-24.
Monday, December 10, 2018
KNOXVILLE — The Centerville and Moravia wrestling teams competed in their second Saturday tournaments of the season this past weekend. Centerville would finish fourth as a team with 106 points while Moravia took eighth place with 51 points, finishing just two points behind Nevada.
Sunday, December 09, 2018
Rival games are usually tough, close battles. That was not the case on when Centerville blew out their rivals from up north, Albia, on Friday 58-23.
It’s been a tough start to season for the Centerville boys basketball team as they lost their third and fourth games this weekend first losing 54-34 to Albia before facing a quick turnaround and losing 61-52 to Fort Madison the next day.
Friday, December 07, 2018
It was a busy night of wrestling in Bloomfield as Centerville dropped all three of their duals. Centerville had four open weights on the night which made it hard to over come an early 24-point deficit. Excluding the open weights and forfeits, the Big Reds finished 10-16 in their matches on the night.
Wednesday, December 05, 2018
Tuesday, December 04, 2018
The Centerville and Moravia wrestling teams both competed in their first tournaments of the season this past weekend with Centerville bringing home three champions and Moravia bringing back one champion.
WASHINGTON — The Redettes suffered their first road defeat of the season on Monday night after starting a perfect 3-0. Washington’s 56-45 victory would hand Centerville their second loss of the year.
Sunday, December 02, 2018
BLOOMFIELD — The frequent traveling hasn’t slowed down the Redettes. They improved to 3-1 overall and 3-0 on the road on Friday after picking up a 53-49 win over Davis County.
BLOOMFIELD — Centerville faced two early conference tests and they were able to come out with a split after claiming their first win on the early season defeating Davis County 62-54.
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
With the postponement of their first game the night before, that meant that a new-look Big Red squad would get their first action of the season against a veteran-filled conference champion Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont. The Rockets would pull away in the second half to beat the Big Reds 83-57.
Monday, November 26, 2018
The Big Reds lose four starters from last year’s 9-12 squad, but veteran head coach Matt Kruzich (230 wins with Centerville, 417-252 career record) likes how his group is competing entering his 18th season with Centerville.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
OSKALOOSA — For the second straight season, the Centerville Redettes have gotten off to a 2-0 start going into Thanksgiving. Their recent win came curtesy of another Claire Mathews scoring outburst and a handful of near triple-doubles as Centerville came away with a 57-47 win at Oskaloosa on…
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
DES MOINES — The Iowa Print Sports Writers Association (IPSWA) announced its inaugural football all-state team on Tuesday. The teams are selected by print sports writers in Iowa.
Monday, November 19, 2018
With PCM taking home the 2A State Championship last week, the all-district teams for that district are finally released. The coaches put nine Centerville boys on the all-district teams this season.
FORT MADISON — It had been five years since Nic Belloma was in charge on the Centerville Redette basketball team, but Belloma wasted little time getting into the winning column as Centerville defeated Fort Madison 51-44 in their season opener on Friday.
Nic Belloma returns to the bench to lead the Centerville Redette basketball team after a five-year break. It will be Belloma’s 10th year in charge as he owns a career record of 125-79 with nine of those being winning seasons.
Friday, November 16, 2018
Matt Johnson enters his seventh season leading the Big Reds and this year he will be happy to return three state finalists.
Thursday, November 15, 2018
In a new series where we look at former Iowegian athletes continuing to carry the torch for their schools in college, we now take a look at Centerville. There are 15 former Big Reds/Redettes currently continuing their athletic careers in college. There is also great variety with 10 different…
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
The Seymour and Centerville girls basketball teams have had to scrimmage against themselves all summer and fall. Finally, at the Wayne Jamboree, they were able to get a glimpse at what they can do against other competition, albeit if it was just for a pair of eight minute halves.
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- Murder suspects due in court Tuesday
- Bluegrass Conference basketball tournament brackets released
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- Iowegian Athlete of the Week: Noah Wells
- Bald eagles spotted in Centerville