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Statesmen Rally for 28-27 Upset Over #6 Saint Francis (Ind.)

William Penn Football in their home opener 2014

Fort Wayne, Ind.–A historical win might just set the table for a memorable season as the William Penn football team defeated #6 Saint Francis (Ind.) 28-27 in an MSFA crossover game Saturday. The seventh time was the charm for the Statesmen (2-1) as they defeated the Cougars (1-1) for the first time ever on Saturday. […]

Corner Kick Tries Unsuccessful in 2-0 Shutout by Bellevue

William Penn Women's Athletics

Bellevue, Neb.–The Statesmen women’s soccer team had several good opportunities to get on the board and break up Bellevue’s perfect season, but could not capitalize in a 2-0 non-conference loss Saturday. WPU (3-4) was outshot 11-3, but managed an 8-4 edge in corner kicks. Unfortunately, none of those set pieces were finished off. The Bruins […]

Late Rally Nullified in Road Loss at Northwestern

William Penn University Athletics

Orange City–Down a pair of first-half scores, the Statesmen men’s soccer team did not wave the proverbial white flag but unfortunately could not finish the rally in a 3-2 non-league loss to Northwestern Saturday. Outshot 17-12 (9-4 in the first period), WPU (4-2) fell behind 2-0 as the Red Raiders (4-1-1) tallied two scores in […]

Statesmen Winless at Ashford Tourney

William Penn Women's Athletics

Clinton–Facing strong competition, the William Penn volleyball team fell short on four occasions at the Ashford Tournament Friday and Saturday. The Statesmen (2-13) opened the tourney Friday with a 3-0 loss to Ashford (15-25, 19-25, 14-25) and then fell 3-1 to Cardinal Stritch (Wis.) (18-25, 12-25, 29-27, 19-25). On Saturday, WPU was swept 3-0 by […]

Beasley Joins Steffeck in Luxembourg

Steffeck and Beasley All-American (submitted photo)

Oskaloosa–2013 First-Team All-Americans Brandon Beasley and Keith Steffeck will once again be teammates as Beasley recently signed to also play in Luxembourg. Beasley has left his team in Saudi Arabia and will join Steffeck on BBC Sparta Bertrange, a franchise in the Total League. The Midwest Collegiate Conference Player of the Year during the 2012-2013 […]

Central stalls in second half as Monmouth rallies

Central College Football 2014

PELLA — After scoring touchdowns on its first three possessions, the lights went out on the Central College football team Saturday night, as Monmouth College rallied for a 28-21 victory. The Dutch (1-1) raced to a 21-7 lead at the break, but Monmouth rolled up 292 yards of offense in the second half. Meanwhile, Central […]

Central women’s tennis team bounces back to earn victory

Central College

PELLA — After a tough loss Friday night, the Central College women’s tennis team regrouped and took a 7-2 decision over Morningside College Saturday. Less than 14 hours after dropping a 9-0 decision to Iowa Conference favorite Coe College, the Dutch started play against Morningside. “The team really responded well, and they played tough,” coach […]

Central gets volleyball split in Illinois tourney

Central College

JACKSONVILLE, ILL.— For the third straight weekend, the Central College volleyball team battled some inconsistency and split a pair of first-day tournament matches Friday the Dutch (8-3) defeated Monmouth (Ill.) 25-20, 25-18, 25-16 but stumbled against Lakeland (Wis.) 25-22, 25-18, 25-22. Outside hitter Shantell Gish (senior, Cedar Rapids, Prairie HS) was dominant against Monmouth (4-5), […]

Central women’s tennis team stymied by Coe

Central College

PELLA — Last year’s Iowa Conference champions were in peak form as the Central women’s tennis team was swept by Coe, 9-0. The Kohawks enter the season having won three consecutive conference team titles and played like a championship caliber team. “They played great today, they played smart,” first-year coach Ryun Ferrell said. Despite not […]

Central women’s soccer team flips the script by winning on late goal

Central College

Pella — A header in the 79th minute by Brittany Hinton (senior, Davenport, West HS) enabled the Central College women’s soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Grinnell College. After a difficult 1-0 setback at North Central (Ill.) on a last-minute goal Saturday, Hinton’s second goal of the season, assisted by freshman Kallie Holte (Kirksville, […]

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