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WPU Completes Season Sweep of Viterbo

William Penn Women's Athletics

La Crosse, Wis.–Three players scored at least 20 points as the Statesmen women’s basketball team went wire-to-wire over Viterbo 83-58 in Midwest Collegiate Conference action Saturday. With its top four scorers all shooting at least 50% from the floor, William Penn (10-13, 3-4 MCC) had an easy time of things, eventually finishing with a 49.2%-34.4% […]

Turnover Margin Key in Road Win Over Viterbo

William Penn University Athletics

La Crosse, Wis.–The Statesmen men’s basketball team took care of the ball and claimed an important 74-66 Midwest Collegiate Conference win over Viterbo Saturday. William Penn (14-9, 3-4 MCC) won consecutive contests for the first time in over two months by committing just four turnovers, the lowest tally since also having four mistakes on November […]

Villa Places to Lead WPU at Grand View Open

William Penn University Athletics

Des Moines–Angel Villa (Fr., Deming, N.M., General Accounting) was victorious on four occasions Saturday as the competed at the Grand View Open. Villa finished fifth at 125 pounds with a 4-2 record, including one fall and one major decision. Unfortunately, on a day in which the Statesmen had limited grapplers on the mat, only 149-pounders […]

Buena Vista downs Central men’s basketball team

Central College

STORM LAKE — Buena Vista shot 50 percent from beyond the arc and made 10 3-pointers on its way to defeating the Central College men’s basketball team 86-74 Saturday night. The Dutch (10-9 overall, 3-5 Iowa Conference) jumped out to an early 13-8 lead, but the Beavers (14-5, 7-1) used a 12-0 run over a […]

Central women’s basketball team falls at Buena Vista

Central College

STORM LAKE — Buena Vista used a 15-2 run in the second half to take the lead for good and defeat the Central College women’s basketball team 68-58 Saturday. The Dutch (9-10 overall, 0-8 Iowa Conference) led 35-31 with 15:30 to play before the Beavers (7-12, 2-6) scored 15 of the game’s next 17 points […]

Mahaska County YMCA Hosts Second Swim Meet

Mahaska County YMCA Dolphins

The Mahaska County YMCA hosted its second swim meet of the year and the Dolphins were up to the task. There were over 200 kids swimming from multiple towns on the day and the Dolphins were able to earn 78 top 3 finishes during the meet. While placing well is great, the most important goal […]

Edwards Punches Third Ticket at Jack Jennett

William Penn University Athletics

Cedar Falls–Alex Edwards (Sr., Knoxville, Iowa, Secondary Education) continues to add to his legacy as a beast in the mid-distance events by dominating at the Jack Jennett Invitational hosted by Northern Iowa Friday. The meet was split into College and University divisions and WPU had numerous champions in the light-numbered smaller section, paced by Edwards’ […]

Central men take title at St. Olaf track meet

Central College

NORTHFIELD, MINN. — The Central College men’s track and field team produced eight event-winners on its way to a team title at St. Olaf, while the women’s squad finished third. Central’s sixth-ranked men’s team took the team title with a score of 171.50, outpacing 13th-ranked St. Olaf by nearly 50 points. On the women’s side, […]

Lady Statesmen Take the Turf

William Penn Softball gets some time on the turf, enjoying the spring like weather in January.

Spring has not sprung, but that is not keeping the William Penn University students contained to indoor facilities. The softball team visited the stadium at the Lacey Recreation Complex twice this past week prepared with layers of clothing, but after a few minutes of warm up exercises the team was already starting to take off […]

Statesmen Fall 47-6 to Old Rival Central

William Penn University Athletics

Pella–The William Penn wrestling team was nearly shut out in a 47-6 loss to Central in dual meet action Thursday. Scottie Bonds (So., Chicago, Ill., Physical Education) was the only navy and gold victor on an evening in which WPU (2-4) was in a 12-point hole from the beginning with forfeits at 133 and 184 […]

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