Archive for: September, 2013

Oskaloosa RAGBRAI Committee Dispurses Extra Funds

Oskaloosa, Iowa – RAGBRAI made its way into Oskaloosa on July 25th, and with it came some uncertainty on how the day would end for Oskaloosa. Would the investment in hundreds of hours of planning, the hundreds of volunteers and the investment by the RAGBRAI committee pay off? At a press conference on Friday, the […]

Second for Varsity at Grinnell, Gold for Varsity Reserve at Midland

Grinnell/Valley, Neb.–The William Penn women’s golf team is likely getting sick of the color silver after yet again placing second at the Grinnell Classic Saturday. The Statesmen placed second out of six teams with a score of 328 at the par-72 Grinnell Golf and Country Club. Mount Mercy tallied a team score of 325 to […]

William Penn Evens Record with 21-10 Road Win Against Taylor

Upland, Ind.–A battered and bruised Statesmen football team rallied after an abysmal first half to defeat Taylor 21-10 in a Mid-States Football Association crossover game Saturday. In its longest trip of the season, #20 William Penn (2-2) found a way to overcome one of the worst halves in some time to knock off a solid […]

Pair of Bruce-Burgess PK Goals Not Enough Against Mustangs

Cedar Rapids–Milo Bruce-Burgess (Fr., Perth, Australia, Elementary Education) kept his William Penn men’s soccer squad close, but his one-man show came up a bit short in a 4-2 loss to Mount Mercy in its Midwest Collegiate Conference opener Saturday. The Statesmen (8-3, 0-1 MCC), who had their four-game winning streak snapped, were outshot 19-11. The […]

Statesmen Drop League Opener to Mount Mercy 2-1

Cedar Rapids–The William Penn women’s soccer team swallowed a difficult pill Saturday in starting Midwest Collegiate Conference play with a 2-1 loss to Mount Mercy. The Statesmen (5-6, 0-1 MCC) nearly doubled up the Mustangs (3-7, 1-0 MCC) in shots, 17-9, but failed to convert that into a victory on a rainy, cool day. Following […]

William Penn Goes East for Doane Invite

Crete, Neb.–The Statesmen cross country teams were back in action Saturday, competing at the Dean White Invitational hosted by Doane College. The William Penn men placed fifth out of seven teams with 145 points, while Northwestern took the crown with 27 points. The women placed eighth out of nine teams at 211 points, while host […]

Statesmen Split Home Triangular

Oskaloosa–The William Penn volleyball team had a mixed bag Saturday by splitting a pair of matches at its own non-conference triangular. The Statesmen (11-15) opened the day with a 3-1 loss to Waldorf (25-21, 25-27, 13-25, 26-28) before sweeping Grinnell 3-0 (25-9, 25-16, 25-20). The hosts, who were outhit .176-.132 against Waldorf, were led on […]

McGriff, as an Individual, Wins Medalist Honor at AIB

Panora–Zach McGriff (Fr., Grinnell, Iowa, Biology) performed well enough over the weekend to make most varsity teams, but unfortunately his score was not a countable one as the freshman won the individual crown at the AIB “Eagles 4 Heroes” Invitational Friday and Saturday. William Penn placed fourth out of nine teams at the windy-one-day, wet-the-next […]

Indians Claim Homecoming Victory

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Finishing off a week of homecoming festivities, the Indians claimed victory over the Norwalk Warriors. “This is a true team,” Head Coach Mike Sterner said of his Indians after the game, explaining how the defense and offense compliment each other. A few injuries have continued to nag at the team’s lineup, including […]

Osborn, Central football squad run over Albion

PELLA — It was a day made for running and Central College’s Josh Osborn (junior, Burlington) ran like never before, with a career-high 192 yards rushing and three touchdowns as the Dutch wore down Albion College (Mich.) 31-6 Saturday. Heavy rain pelted Ron and Joyce Schipper Stadium midway through the first half and showers persisted […]


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