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Offenses Shine as WPU Falls to Saint Xavier in 48-46 Shootout

William Penn came up just short against St. X on Saturday.

Oskaloosa–Jatavius Stewart (Jr., Rock Hill, S.C., Biology) recorded one of the best single-game performances in school history, but not even he could help the William Penn football team from watching victory slip through its grasp in an intense 48-46 Midwest League loss to #9 Saint Xavier Saturday. With the loss, the #11 nationally-ranked Statesmen (5-3, […]

Statesmen Strike Early, Often to Secure Tourney Home Game

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Camila Parra (Fr., Brisbane, Australia, Biology) found the netting twice as the William Penn women’s soccer team won 3-0 over Mount Mercy in Midwest Collegiate Conference action Saturday. The Statesmen (7-7-3, 3-2-1 MCC) posted their sixth shutout of the year, but more importantly locked up a home game for next Saturday’s MCC Tournament Quarterfinals. WPU […]

Tie Against MMU Locks Up Home Field for Tourney Quarters

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen men’s soccer team will be at home for a league tournament game for the first time in eight years after tying Mount Mercy 1-1 in double overtime of a Midwest Collegiate Conference game Saturday. With its tie, William Penn (7-7-3, 2-3-1 MCC) has garnered the #3 seed and will again play host to […]

Statesmen Face Off Against NAIA’s Best in Michigan

William Penn University Athletics

Grand Rapids, Mich.–In their final warm-up before the league championships, William Penn harrier squads competed against gigantic fields at the Great Lakes Challenge Saturday. The WPU men were 23rd out of 35 competing teams with 650 points, while the women were just shy of filling a team. Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) took the men’s crown (77 […]

William Penn Winless at Michigan Tourney

William Penn Women's Athletics

Grand Rapids, Mich.–The Statesmen volleyball team had little luck in its final tournament of the year at the Aquinas/Cornerstone Tournament Friday and Saturday. William Penn (2-25) opened the weekend with 3-0 losses on Friday to Siena Heights (Mich.) (19-25, 23-25, 20-25) and Lawrence Tech (Mich.) (28-30, 16-25, 22-25). The team then lost 3-0 on Saturday […]

Central football team overpowers Coe, 45-21

Central College Football 2014

CEDAR RAPIDS — A 28-point second half let Central College take command in a 45-28 Iowa Conference football victory at Coe College Saturday. The Dutch rolled up 423 yards of total offense as running back Josh Osborn (senior, Burlington) topped the 100-yard rushing mark for the eighth straight game with 112 yards on 30 carries. […]

Indians Season Ends With Road Loss

The Indians frustrating season came to an end on Friday night against Carlisle.

Carlisle, Iowa – The 1-8 Oskaloosa Indians Varsity Football team didn’t have the season they had hoped for. With play-off hopes dashed weeks ago,, Friday night was an opportunity for the players to just enjoy the game and share the experience with their teammates. Oskaloosa Head Coach Mike Sterner spoke about the end of the […]

William Penn Athletics News – October 21

William Penn University Athletics

Statesmen Tabbed for Silver Oskaloosa–Despite graduating a good deal of talent, the William Penn men’s bowling team is still figured to be a major player as the Midwest Collegiate Conference coaches’ poll was released today. The defending conference champion Statesmen are picked to place second in the seven-team league with 42 points and one first-place […]

E.B.F.H.S Marching Band Wins Championships!!

EBF State Marching Band 2014 (submitted photo)

On Saturday, Oct. 18th, the Eddyville-Blakesburg High School Marching Band placed 1st in class 2A at the Mid-Iowa Marching Band Championships in Ankeny for the 18th time in the last 20 years. EBF’s score of 65.6 was 11 points ahead of the nearest competitor. The band was also presented with the Outstanding Drumline and Color […]

Central trio earns weekly league honors

Central College

PELLA — Three Central College athletes were named Iowa Conference player of the week in their respective sports Monday. Central free safety Jacob Edleman (senior, Mechanicsville, North Cedar HS) was named the football defensive player of the week, soccer forward Aleksander Glavas (senior, Loves Park, Ill., Guilford HS) was named men’s soccer offensive player of […]

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