Archive for: March, 2018

Pair of ‘A’ Standards for Robinson in Season Opener

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Pella–Derek Robinson (Sr., Jenks, Okla., Communications) is off to a tremendous start in his final collegiate season as the William Penn track and field teams opened the outdoor campaign at the Central Invitational Thursday and Friday. The Statesmen men placed sixth out of 10 teams with 64 points, while Northwestern won the […]

Statesmen Swept by Pride

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The William Penn University Statesmen (10-19, 3-11 Heart) looked to get some retribution and split a series with the Clarke University Pride (13-16, 12-4 Heart). Unfortunately for the home team they would suffer a pair of setbacks by a score of 5-0 and 6-4 in the nightcap. CU 5, WPU 0 The […]

Central earns home baseball split with Buena Vista

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — Central College junior shortstop Garrett Saunders (Bonaparte, Van Buren HS) had a two-run home run in a 7-3 win in game one and had three hits in a 7-6 10-inning loss in game two to Buena Vista University Friday afternoon. “Garrett was really good today,” said coach Matt Schirm. “He was able to […]

Central scraps for league softball split

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—In what was likely a preview of the rest of the obstacle-filled Iowa Conference schedule, Central College waged 16 innings of back-and-forth softball and came away with a hard-fought doubleheader split with Coe College Friday. Catcher Emily Walton (senior, Cedar Rapids, Jefferson HS) rapped out six hits in the two games as the Dutch pulled […]

Dutch men in third in season-opening track meet

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — After wrapping up the second day of action at the Central Invitational Friday, the Central College men’s outdoor track and field team garnered a third-place finish. Northwestern College was the team champion with 183.5 points, while Central had 100. Just a hair off his career-best time, Hunter Pollpeter (senior, Fort Madison) completed the […]

Dutch women finish runner-up at home track invitational

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — Scoring in a variety of areas showed promise for the Central College women’s track and field team as they finished in second place at the Central Invitational Friday. Central’s 136.5 team points trailed champion Northwestern College’s 185.5 points An all-Iowa Conference triple jumper during the indoor season, freshman Holly Forrester (Manhattan, Kan., Rock […]

Charles Vernon Dunham

Charles Vernon Dunham March 23, 1929 – March 30, 2018 Deep River, Iowa | Age 89 Served With Honor ~ United States Military Veteran Chuck Vernon Dunham, 89, of Deep River passed away peacefully Friday evening, March 30, 2018 at his home in Deep River. He was born March 23, 1929 in Scotia, N.Y. to […]

Van Polen Seeks Mahaska County Treasurers Office

Connie Van Polen

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Connie Van Polen has been with the Mahaska County Treasurers Office for 23 years, and she’s running for Mahaska County Treasurer after Sone Scott announced her retirement. Van Polen was hired by Arlene Tucker in 1995 and was appointed to accounting deputy in 1996. Sone Scott promoted Van Polen to First Deputy […]

The Rozenboom Report – March 30, 2018

Sen Ken Rozenboom talks about budgets and tax reform during Saturday's Egg's and Issues.

by Ken Rozenboom In the Legislature As the month of March comes to an end, history tells us thunderstorms will soon be rolling across our state. Therefore, Governor Kim Reynolds declared this week as Severe Weather Awareness week in Iowa. The tremendous power of strong winds, and the sovereignty of the One who sends them, […]

Kruse’s javelin toss highlights opening day of Central track Invitational

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — The first javelin throw of the outdoor track and field season was a record-breaking one for Central College senior Ryan Kruse (St. Clair, Minn.) as he recorded a mark of 200 feet, 11 inches to break the old school record by over eight feet Thursday at the Central Invitational. Aside from Kruse’s school-record […]


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