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Central misses chance for softball sweep

Central College

PELLA — Central College’s Iowa Conference softball doubleheader with Wartburg College was shortened because of darkness Sunday, but not shortened quite enough for the Dutch. As daylight dwindled on the A.N. Kuyper Athletics Complex field, umpires elected to squeeze in one more inning in the rain-delayed Iowa Conference twinbill and Wartburg capitalized with a 3-run […]

Dutch baseball squad downed by Dubuque in doubleheader

Central College

DUBUQUE — A furious late-game really narrowed the margin, but the Central College baseball team could not overcome a five-run deficit in game two and were swept 6-0 and 5-3 against the University of Dubuque Sunday. Scoreless in the first 14 innings of the doubleheader, the Dutch (8-28, 5-19 Iowa Conference) offense showed life in […]

Mulford soars in Drake Relays high jump for Central

Central College

DES MOINES — Competing in a stellar field at the Drake Relays Saturday morning, Logan Mulford (junior, Mount Pleasant) exceeded his personal-best and propelled his way to the top of Division III in the high jump. One of only three Division III competitors in a field littered with Division I entries, Mulford kept pace by […]

Seddon Qualifies in Third Event

William Penn University Athletics

Kirksville, Mo./Indianola–Derek Seddon (Jr., Knoxville, Iowa, Physical Education) is having a year of unparalleled success by qualifying yet again as the Statesmen track and field team split up once more this week. At the Truman Twilight on Thursday, Seddon helped the men’s team to third place out of four squads with 104 points; Truman won […]

WPU Caps Regular Season with Sweep; Awaits PSC Results

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen baseball team worked out its side of the equation perfectly and received some help, but now has to play the waiting game after sweeping Graceland in a Heart of America Athletic Conference twinbill Friday. William Penn (24-23, 14-18 Heart), which won by scores of 6-5 and 4-2 on Senior Day, is now in […]

Relay squads shine for Dutch at day two of Drake Relays

Central College

DES MOINES — Blazing the track in its fastest time this season, the women’s 4×400 meter relay team highlighted a full day for the Central College track and field squads at the Drake Relays Friday. The quartet of Ashlee Downs (senior, Urbandale, West Des Moines Valley HS), Abi Davis (senior, West Des Moines, Dowling Catholic), […]

Dutch drop two on the road in baseball

Central College

DUBUQUE — A slow offensive day was too much for the Central College baseball team to overcome as they were swept 6-2 and 9-2 on Friday against the University of Dubuque. Even though they were able to pound out 14 hits in the doubleheader, the Dutch (8-26, 5-19 Iowa Conference) offense was only able to […]

Statesmen Keep Season Alive with Sweep of Graceland

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–William Penn kept its postseason dreams intact at least for a few more hours by taking care of Graceland in a Heart of America Athletic Conference baseball sweep Thursday. The Statesmen (22-23, 12-18 Heart) won by scores of 4-3 and 10-1. WPU’s work is nowhere close to done as it still must replicate the sweep […]

NFF Honor Society Awards Go to Five WPU Players

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Five seniors from last fall’s Statesmen football team were honored on another national academic scene as the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame announced its 2016 NFF Hampshire Honor Society. Kalob Gist (Oskaloosa, Iowa, Business Management), Connor Menown (Springfield, Mo., Physical Education), Kramer Patterson (Ozark, Mo., Secondary Education), Nathan Tvedt (Oskaloosa, Iowa, […]


Grinnell College Athletics

GRINNELL, Iowa – One week ago, the Grinnell College baseball team jumped into the national rankings for the first time in program history. Since then, the Pioneers have rattled off five consecutive wins to push their way up the rankings ladder. Grinnell, 30th in last week’s Collegiate Baseball/ABCA NCAA Division III poll, is now up […]


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