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William Penn Takes Opener, Drops Nightcap to Vikings

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen baseball team entered Sunday with an outside chance of making the league tournament, but those hopes were extinguished as William Penn only split a Heart of America Athletic Conference doubleheader with Grand View. WPU (19-28, 8-22 Heart) won the first game 4-2, but lost the second outing 11-2. The loss, coupled by a […]

Four-Run Seventh Helps Statesmen to Split Vs. MMU

Cedar Rapids–The William Penn softball team was shut down for most of the day against Mount Mercy, but fortunately managed one big inning to earn a Heart of America Athletic Conference doubleheader split Sunday. WPU (20-29, 8-22 Heart) won the opener 4-3, but dropped the nightcap 5-0. The navy and gold enter the final week […]

Statesmen Give Two Away Late Against Grand View

Oskaloosa–The William Penn baseball team had a pair of wins in its sights, but could not slam the door shut as it was swept by rival Grand View in a Heart of America Athletic Conference doubleheader Saturday. WPU (19-25, 7-21 Heart) lost by scores of 8-6 and 6-5. The programs will meet again Sunday in […]

Late Scores too Little as WPU Swept by Clarke

Dubuque–The Statesmen softball team wound up a little short in two low-scoring Heart of America Athletic Conference contests against Clarke Saturday. WPU (19-28, 7-21 Heart) lost by scores of 3-1 and 4-2. The navy and gold started the day inauspiciously with runners left in scoring position in the first and fourth frames. The Crusaders (36-9, […]

McCastle Qualifies for Nationals in Return

Pella–The William Penn men’s track and field team got a lot stronger and deeper Saturday as Cornelius McCastle (Sr., McKinney, Texas, Industrial Technology) made an impressive return to action Saturday at the Central Invitational. The Statesmen men were fourth out of five teams with 68 points, while Simpson took the trophy with 236 points. On […]

Central pitchers shine in softball sweep

DUBUQUE — Karly Olson (senior, Winterset) and Mariah Fritz (sophomore, Tama, East Marshall HS) combined to throw 14 shutout innings as the No. 12 Central College softball team swept Loras College Saturday 6-0 and 5-0. The wins put the Dutch (27-7 overall) alone in second place in the Iowa Conference at 9-3 after No. 10 […]

Dutch earn baseball split against Loras

DUBUQUE — The Central College baseball team split a doubleheader with Iowa Conference foe Loras College Saturday, 7-6 in 11 innings and 13-10 in seven innings. “We had a lot of opportunities to extend the lead in the first game but couldn’t get it done,” said coach Matt Schirm. “It was a good job of […]

George Joins Qualifying Ranks, Seddon Breaks Record at Kansas

Lawrence, Kan.–Buoyed by the best competition they will likely face all year, several Statesmen track and field athletes came up with huge performances at the Kansas Relays Wednesday through Friday. Earl George (Sr., Gaithersburg, Md., Biology) recorded 5,780 points in the decathlon, moving him into 11th place in the NAIA; the top 16 individuals at […]

Statesmen Finish 1-2 at ITC Nationals

Baton Rouge, La.–The William Penn men’s bowling team took on the best rollers in the nation, but came up a bit shy of its ultimate goal at the Intercollegiate Team Championships Thursday and Friday. WPU opened the national tournament by qualifying 13th out of 16 teams with 4,397 pins in 24 Baker games. The navy […]

Brown Homers as Statesmen Fall Twice

Oskaloosa–The William Penn softball team nearly won the opener, but then ran out of gas in a frustrating nightcap as it was swept by Baker in a Heart of America Athletic Conference doubleheader Thursday. WPU (19-26, 7-19 Heart) lost by scores of 4-3 (8 innings) and 12-3 (5 innings). The hosts made the first noise […]


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