Archive for: October, 2011

Wrestling Superstar And Hall Of Famer Visits Oskaloosa

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The week of homecoming at William Penn University had many events for students and alumni alike to enjoy, ending in the traditional football game on Saturday. Friday night seen the William Penn Lady Statesmen in action, along with wrestling and the jazz and marching bands that had current and former students mixing […]

Bachmann Makes Campaign Swing In Oskaloosa

Oskaloosa, Iowa- Congresswoman and Presidential Candidate Michele Bachmann made a campaign stop in Oskaloosa Saturday afternoon. The 2:30 whistle stop was opened up in prayer by Rev. Bill Tvedt of Jubilee Family Church of Oskaloosa, with introductions made by Iowa Senator Brad Zaun. Bachmann started off by talking about the direction of the county and […]

William Penn 1-1 at Halloween Outing

Rock Island, Ill.–It their final non-conference battles against programs from the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, the Lady Statesmen netters split at the Augustana Trick or Treat Tournament Saturday. William Penn (19-21) opened the day with a 3-0 loss to Wartburg (16-25, 19-25, 17-25), but then responded with a 3-2 win over Dubuque (25-21, 20-25, 13-25, […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Auxiliary Hosts Purse Sale Nov. 7th and 8th

Oskaloosa – The Mahaska Health Partnership Auxiliary is hosting a purse sale as a fundraising project on Monday, Nov. 7 from 3 to 7 pm and Tuesday, Nov. 8 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Cedar Bluff Learning Center (Entrance # 3), on the MHP Campus in Oskaloosa. According to MHP Auxiliary Gift […]

Time runs out on Central football squad

WAVERLY — Just 3 more yards. The Central College football team drove 64 yards on its final possession but ran out of time at the Wartburg 3-yard line and suffered a crushing 20-13 defeat. After picking up a first down, Dutch quarterback Nate Snead (senior, Altoona, Southeast Polk HS) spiked the ball to stop the […]

William Penn Runs Homecoming Streak to Eight in 31-7 Dismantling

Oskaloosa–In the early parts of Saturday’s game against Trinity International, there were serious concerns it would not be a joyous return for the many William Penn alum in attendance, but the Statesmen football got on track in the second half and pulled away for a 31-7 Midwest League win. In securing its eighth-straight Homecoming victory, […]

Lady Statesmen Drop Opener 81-78 in OT

Oskaloosa–If Friday night’s season opener was any indication of what type of women’s cager campaign this might be, fans should expect a lot of excitement as William Penn unfortunately ended up on the bottom side of an 81-78 overtime score against Hannibal-LaGrange (Mo.) The Lady Statesmen (0-1) shot 49.2% for the game and were led […]

Central College’s Flying Pans present “Astrosteel”

PELLA — Central College’s Flying Pans Steel Band, under the direction of assistant professor of music Stan Dahl, will host “Astrosteel” a space-themed concert in Douwstra Auditorium Nov. 4-5 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 6 at 4 p.m. “Astrosteel” features Dahl’s original rock, soca, funk and techno compositions alongside a display of lasers, lights and […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Warns About Harmful Drug Interactions

OSKALOOSA – As part of National Drug Facts week, Mahaska Health Partnership cautions seniors about hazardous drug interactions. MHP Pharmacist John Agan said, “it’s important for all people to be familiar with the medicines they are taking. “As a person gets older, they are often prescribed numerous medications by multiple doctors for various conditions,” Agan […]

Lady Statesmen Fail in Upset Bid Against Coe

Cedar Rapids–The William Penn volleyball team was looking to upend the best NCAA Division III team in the state Thursday, but Coe was not too accommodating in dropping the navy and gold 3-1 in non-conference play. William Penn (18-20) lost by scores of 25-23, 17-25, 17-25, 23-25. The visitors were outhit .242-.125. The Kohawks, who […]


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