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Half Dozen in a Row for WPU

The high-flying Statesmen used the high-percentage shot to overcome FBB.

Oskaloosa–After being pushed by the tiny church school in the first half, the Statesmen men’s basketball team used its high-tempo offense to run away from Faith Baptist Bible 112-71 in non-conference play Tuesday. #18 William Penn (6-2) outshot the Eagles (3-1) 52.4%-40.3%, but only led 40-37 with 4:07 left in the opening stanza. Fortunately, a […]

Central men’s basketball team holds off Missouri Baptist

Central College

ST. LOUIS — The Central College men’s basketball team could not pull away from Missouri Baptist, but the Dutch knocked down clutch free throws late and made a defensive stop when they needed it in a 79-75 victory Tuesday night. Missouri Baptist (1-3) drained 3-pointers on three consecutive possessions to pull within one with 47 […]

Central’s Page maintains spot in wrestling poll

Central College

PELLA—Central College senior Daniel Page (Tumwater, Wash.) retained the No. 6 spot at 125 pounds in the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Division III rankings. Page opened the 2014 campaign with a 3-2 outing at the Harold Nichols Open in Ames November 8. Two of Page’s three wins came on second-period falls. The meet, hosted […]

4 GRINNELL WOMEN’S SOCCER PLAYERS COLLECT ALL-MIDWEST CONFERENCE HONORS

Grinnell College Athletics

GRINNELL, Iowa – Four Grinnell College players have been named to the 2014 All-Midwest Conference Women’s Soccer Team. Andie Semlow ’16 and Katy Oldach ’16 were first-team selections, while Carolyn Silverman ’17 and Elle Silverman ’15 were second-team picks. Semlow, a defender from Orland Park, Ill. (Carl Sandburg), sparked a Pioneer defense that led the […]

WPU Enters Offseason at #19

William Penn Statesmen Football came up just short of a play-off berth.

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen football team came up a few spots shy of a playoff bid as the NAIA released its tenth and final top-25 poll Sunday. William Penn (7-4, 3-2 MWL) moved up two positions to #19 (105 points) with Saturday’s 42-8 win over Trinity International. Unfortunately, #12 Northwestern gathered the last at-large spot to the […]

Senior-Led Statesmen Dominate Trojans to End 2014

The William Penn Statesmen Football team ended their season in the snow on Saturday.

Oskaloosa–It was not exactly the Snow Bowl, but Mother Nature did make Saturday’s season finale a memorable one for the 2014 Statesmen senior class as William Penn pounded Midwest League opponent Trinity International (Ill.) 42-8 Saturday. While #21 WPU (7-4, 3-2 MWL) finished the regular season with a big victory, it will unfortunately come up […]

Soderblom Places at Luther Open

William Penn University Athletics

Decorah–The William Penn wrestling team picked up some nice wins against top-notch competition at the Luther Open Saturday. In a meet highlighted by champions at every weight by NCAA Division I #1 Iowa, 197-pounder Kyle Soderblom (Sr., Newton, Iowa, Biology) guided the Statesmen by placing fifth. The senior was 4-2, including two falls and one […]

Snow kidding! Osborn gains 264 in Central football romp

Central College Football 2014

PELLA — A steady snowfall made it tough for the defense Saturday. So did Central College running back Josh Osborn (senior, Burlington). The hard-rushing senior closed his memorable career with a blizzard of yardage, pounding out 264 yards on a school-record 45 carries with three touchdowns as the Dutch overwhelmed the University of Dubuque with […]

Statesmen Rally for Fifth Straight

Forced out of its high-tempo system and playing without one of its top scorers, the William Penn men’s basketball team still found a way to keep its winning streak intact by slipping past non-conference foe Friends (Kan.) 81-73 Friday.

Coach Henry postgame interview at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Hf2pUJqq2U Oskaloosa–Forced out of its high-tempo system and playing without one of its top scorers, the William Penn men’s basketball team still found a way to keep its winning streak intact by slipping past non-conference foe Friends (Kan.) 81-73 Friday. With Kelly Madison (Sr., Des Moines, Iowa, Physical Education) held […]

WPU Falls Short of Upset in Low-Scoring Contest

The Statesmen women’s basketball team gave the 13th-best team in the land all it could handle in a 60-59 non-conference loss to Friends (Kan.) Friday

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen women’s basketball team gave the 13th-best team in the land all it could handle in a 60-59 non-conference loss to Friends (Kan.) Friday. The defensive battle was extremely tight, featuring ten ties and 13 lead changes; neither side led by more than six. William Penn (3-4) stormed out to a 10-4 edge, but […]

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