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Ryan Hunter-Reay Continues Andretti Autosport Dominance at Iowa Speedway

Iowa Speedway

Championship leader Montoya suffers first DNF since Iowa 2014 NEWTON, Iowa (July 18, 2015) – Andretti Autosport driver Ryan Hunter-Reay raced his way to Casey’s General Stores Victory Lane for the third time in four years Saturday night in the Iowa Corn 300. Hunter-Reay held off the field on a late restart to give Andretti […]

Mason Mitchell Becomes Second Iowa Driver to Win at Iowa Speedway

Mason Mitchell wins at Iowa Speedway (submitted photo)

Chip Ganassi Racing post 1-2 sweeps in both practices for tomorrow’s Iowa Corn 300 NEWTON, Iowa (July 17, 2015) – West Des Moines native, Mason Mitchell, won his second career ARCA Series race and it couldn’t have come at a better place. Mitchell passed Kyle Weatherman in a one-lap overtime sprint to win the ARCA […]

Adams Helps Team Canada to Bronze

William Penn Women's Athletics

Panama City, Panama–Away from collegiate bowling, Stephanie Adams (Jr., Souris, Manitoba, Business Management) continues to make noise on the lanes as she helped Team Canada win a medal at the Pan American Bowling Confederation Youth Championships earlier this month. Adams was on the four-person Canadian girls team that placed third as she knocked down 1,192 […]

#3 Story of the 2014-2015 Year

William Penn Athletics

In a school year packed with high team finishes, only one broke through for a league title and the women’s golf team’s banner-raising campaign nets the #3 story from the 2014-2015 year. For the second-straight year, the Statesmen qualified for the NAIA National Championships as the Midwest Collegiate Conference Tournament champion. Not content with just […]

Schwab, Yang Collect Booster Club POY Honors

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn University Athletics Booster Club has announced the recipients of the third annual John Eberline Player of the Year Awards. Senior men’s basketball player Alec Schwab (Peru, Ill., Business Management) won the Male award, while senior women’s golfer Maggie Yang (Chino, Calif., Biology) collected the Female honor. An NAIA Honorable-Mention All-American (first-team all-Midwest […]

#4 Story of the 2014-2015 Year

William Penn Athletics

The word Student came way before Athlete for the #4 story from the 2014-2015 year. Many Statesmen excelled in academic rigor, receiving accolades for their hard work. Over 20 William Penn student-athletes notched NAIA Scholar-Athlete recognition (juniors and above with GPAs of 3.5 and higher) this past school session. Senior softball player Brittanee Grove led […]

Shryock Claims Hawkeye Dirt Tour First at Osky

Southern Iowa Speedway racing action on June 18, 2015

By Jeremy Fox Oskaloosa, Iowa (July 15th, 2015) – The Southern Iowa Speedway hosted the Southern Iowa Fair Races sponsored by KBOE Radio and Mahaska Bottling Company. 92 Cars checked in including 32 Hawkeye Dirt Tour IMCA Modifieds. Also the second class of the Southern Iowa Speedway Hall of Fame was inducted at intermission. This […]

WG, SB, VB Pick Up Scholar Team Honors

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Three William Penn athletic teams took care of business academically in 2014-2015 and their efforts helped them to become NAIA Scholar Teams. A total of 1,502 programs (212 more than last year) received the laurel, highlighted by the Missouri Baptist women’s tennis team being named Scholar Team of the Year after posting a combined 3.94 […]

#5 Story of the 2014-2015 Year

William Penn Athletics

It was a special year for individual accolades and the healthy cream of the crop group earned the #5 story from the 2014-2015 year. William Penn picked up four Conference Athlete of the Year awards and 13 All-American nods this past school year. Here is the list of honorees: Athletes of the Year Alex Edwards […]

#6 Story of the 2014-2015 Year

William Penn Athletics

While still heartbreaking for coaches and athletes to look back upon, the men’s indoor track and field team’s silver finish at the Midwest Collegiate Conference Championships was unquestionably an impressive feat and is more than deserving of the #6 story from the 2014-2015 year. WPU held the lead going into the final few races, but […]

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