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Women’s Cross Country Sixth in Preseason Vote

William Penn Women's Athletics

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen women’s cross country team has placed earning respect as its top goal this fall after being picked to finish last in the Midwest Collegiate Conference preseason coaches’ poll which was released today. William Penn is expected to replicate last year’s sixth-place finish by collecting just eight points. St. Ambrose is a unanimous choice […]

2014 William Penn Volleyball Preview

William Penn Women's Athletics

Interview video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4lXrDStVfd0 2013 record: 15-30 (1-5 MCC, 6th) Starters returning/lost: 3/3 Letterwinners returning/lost: 8/8 Notable returners: Kylie Giger Jr. Elkhart, Ind. (Honorable-mention all-MCC, 328 kills, 185 digs, 105 blocks) Kristal Campos Sr. Lancaster, Calif. (Honorable-mention all-MCC, 343 kills, 209 digs) Danielle Breeher Jr. St. Louis, Mo. (674 digs, 37 aces) Shawni Wills So. […]

2014 William Penn Men’s Soccer Preview

William Penn University Athletics

2013 record: 10-8-2 (1-4-1 MCC, 5th) Starters returning/lost: 5/6 Letterwinners returning/lost: 14/12 Notable returners: Angelo Kelly Jr. Ottumwa, Iowa (Honorable-mention all-MCC, 6 goals, 7 assists) Mason Bandy Sr. Calgary, Alberta (2.26 Goals Against Average, 24 saves, 1 shutout) Francis Koroma So. Brooklyn Park, Minn. (6 goals) Notable losses: Mark Dryden (Four-time letterwinner) Leonardo Teixeira (Two-time […]

WPU Chosen to Receive Bronze This Fall

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–A program that believes it is on the precipice of getting to the top of the harrier world, the Statesmen men’s cross country team is projected to finish third in the Midwest Collegiate Conference as the preseason coaches’ poll was released today. William Penn, which finished fifth out of six teams in 2013, earned 20 […]

Central names three to hall of honor

Central College

PELLA — Two former athletes and a coach who combined to win 12 Iowa Conference team championships will be the newest additions to the Central College Athletics Hall of Honor this fall. All-American football linebacker and track and field conference discus titleist Rick Sanger ’96, four-time league men’s tennis champ Jeff Schneekloth ’86 and three-time […]

William Penn Tabbed for Fifth in MCC

William Penn Women's Athletics

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen volleyball squad has been selected to place fifth as the Midwest Collegiate Conference preseason coaches’ poll was released today. William Penn, which finished last year with a 15-30 mark (1-5 MCC), garnered 18 points to be tied for fifth with Mount Mercy. Grand View is projected to defend its regular season crown (GVU […]

Women’s Soccer Picked Sixth

William Penn Women's Athletics

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen women’s soccer team will look to turn some heads as the Midwest Collegiate Conference preseason coaches’ poll was released today. William Penn, which was 6-13 last year (1-5 MCC), received 15 points to sit in sixth place in the seven-team league. Defending regular season and tournament winner St. Ambrose is a big favorite […]

Sunday Adult Challenger League Ballgame at the Lacey Recreation Complex

Ryan Harkema shares a laugh with a Challenger League participant. (submitted photo)

The Mahaska YMCA, along with Imagine the Possibilities hosted an Adult Challenger League ball game on Sunday 8-10-14 at the Lacey Recreation Complex ball field. The almost 40 players formed the Jets and Cubs teams, all from Mahaska, while over 50 spectators cheered them on. Ryan Harkema, YMCA’s Sports, Fitness and Aquatics Director, could be […]

Fifth Place Predicted for Statesmen

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–For the third year in a row, the William Penn men’s soccer team is picked to finish fifth in a very competitive Midwest Collegiate Conference as the preseason coaches’ poll was released today. The Statesmen, who were 10-8-2 last year (1-4-1 MCC), received 26 points and are just nine points behind second place AIB (one […]

OFL 3rd & 4th Grade Tryouts

Oskaloosa Football League try-outs on August 5th.

Oskaloosa Football League began their fall season at the Lacey Recreation Complex Tuesday night (August 5th). Third and fourth grade boys took the field at 5:30 p.m. for tryouts which included running, hitting and catching drills as coaches assessed from the sidelines. Parents lined the fences to cheer on their kids and one dad proudly […]

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