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Tracksters Sweep January Booster Club Awards

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn University Athletics Booster Club has announced the recipients of January’s Player of the Month awards. Junior men’s indoor track and field athlete Derek Seddon (Knoxville, Iowa, Physical Education) claimed the Male award, while senior women’s indoor track and field athlete Tarah Alexander (Cedar, Iowa, Physical Education) took home the Female honor. The […]

Statesmen Dip Two Spots to #9

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn men’s basketball team has taken some hits over the last few weeks, but is still a top-10 team as the NAIA released its seventh Division I rating Tuesday. The Statesmen (19-5, 12-4 Heart), who have split their last six games, dropped into a tie for #9 with Biola (Calif.) at 182 points. […]

Rios, Cuthbert Make Finals at MVC Open

William Penn University Athletics

Marshall, Mo.–Two Statesmen grapplers reached the finals and two more placed as William Penn competed at the Missouri Valley Open Sunday. 133-pounder Tommy Rios (Fr., Tucson, Ariz., Exercise Science) and heavyweight Matthew Cuthbert (Fr., Yucaipa, Calif., Sociology) both battled for individual crowns, but came up one win shy. Rios finished 2-1 with one fall, eventually […]

Thompson Notches Second-Straight Award

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Neiman Thompson (Sr., Rockville, Md., Physical Education) earned two titles to repeat as the Heart of America Athletic Conference Track Athlete of the Week Monday. The senior, who is now a two-time winner this season (four in his career), dominated at the Grinnell Invitational last Saturday. Thompson ran season-bests in the 200 (22.71 seconds) and […]

William Penn Drops Top-25 Road Contest

William Penn University Athletics

Olathe, Kan.–The Statesmen men’s basketball team is not currently at full strength and unfortunately it could not slow down streaking MidAmerica Nazarene in an 87-78 Heart of America Athletic Conference loss Saturday. #7 William Penn (19-5, 12-4 Heart) lost to the 20th-ranked Pioneers (18-6, 12-4 Heart) to drop into a three-way tie atop the league […]

Statesmen Stumble in First Half Against #8 Pioneers

William Penn University Athletics

Olathe, Kan.–By the time the William Penn women’s basketball team finally sorted things out, it was too late as it fell 85-69 to #8 MidAmerica Nazarene in Heart of America Athletic Conference action Saturday. The Statesmen (11-12, 8-8 Heart) fell behind 19-8 after the first quarter and trailed 40-21 by halftime. Try and they did, […]

Errors, Missed Opportunities Spoil Season-Opening Weekend

William Penn University Athletics

Batesville, Ark.–The Statesmen softball team improved as the weekend progressed, but unfortunately not enough to pick up a victory as it opened 2016 winless against Lyon in a pair of non-conference doubleheaders Friday and Saturday. William Penn (0-4) began the year Friday with a 5-0 loss and a 6-1 setback. The team then fell two […]

Thompson Wins Twice, Men Place Second at Grinnell Invite

William Penn University Athletics

Grinnell–It their final tune-ups for the league championships, the Statesmen indoor track and field teams posted over a handful of season bests at the Grinnell Invitational Saturday. The William Penn men were second out of 15 teams with 76 points (Simpson won with 95), while the women were 11th of 14 squads with 19 points […]

Second-half slump costs Dutch women road basketball victory

Central College

INDIANOLA — The Central College women’s basketball team lost its momentum after halftime and subsequently suffered a setback against Simpson College 67-52 on Saturday. The Dutch (4-17, 1-9 Iowa Conference) shot 50 percent from the field in the first half, including an impressive 7-of-13 on 3-pointers. Emily Dine (sophomore, Olsmar, Fla., East Lake HS) finished […]

Central wrestling squad competes at Jim Fox Invitational

Central College

DUBUQUE — The Central College wrestling squad had a trio of wrestlers finish in the top-three Saturday at the Jim Fox Invitational hosted by the University of Dubuque It was another opportunity for Central’s underclassmen to take the main stage as coach Eric Van Kley rested his starters. Taking full advantage of the opportunity was […]

 

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