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WPU Ends Year at Hands of #13 Mount Mercy

William Penn University Athletics

Cedar Rapids–The Statesmen men’s basketball team overcame so much this season, but could not pull one more rabbit out of its proverbial hat in a 93-76 loss to top-seeded Mount Mercy in the Midwest Collegiate Conference Finals Sunday. #3 seed William Penn, which ended its season at 20-12, came up short in trying to return […]

William Penn Takes Runner-Up Position at League Tourney

William Penn University Athletics

Davenport–The Statesmen men’s bowling team nearly defended its league title at the Midwest Collegiate Conference Championships Saturday and Sunday. William Penn finished qualifying in second place with 9,012 pins in six regular games and four sets of Bakers. By placing in the top three, the Statesmen advanced to bracket competition, where they opened with a […]

Statesmen Struggle at MCC Championships

William Penn Women's Athletics

Davenport–The William Penn women’s bowling team failed to keep up with its league foes at the Midwest Collegiate Conference Championships Saturday and Sunday. The Statesmen were seventh in qualifying with 7,917 pins in six regular games and four sets of Bakers. Unfortunately, the Statesmen were unable to advance to bracket play where top-seeded Grand View […]

Iowa Barnstormers Trumped by Cedar Rapids Titans

Iowa Barnstormers

Iowa Barnstormers Trumped by Cedar Rapids Titans Barnstormers Defeated by Titans 51-20 Des Moines, IA – The Iowa Barnstormers (0-1) traveled to the Cedar Rapids Titans (1-0) for their 2015 Indoor Football League debut. The first series of the inaugural “Iowa Bowl” was swept from the Barnstormers in a 51-20 loss. The Iowa Barnstormers started […]

Dutch men tie for indoor track league title

Central College

WAVERLY — The Central College men’s track and field team won three individual titles Saturday and tied for first place at the Iowa Conference Indoor Championships. This marks the seventh straight year the Dutch have finished in the top two at the league meet. Central was even with Wartburg at 176 points. Dubuque took third […]

Statesmen Hold Off AIB to Reach League Finals

William Penn University Athletics

Des Moines–The William Penn men’s basketball team earned yet another trip to the Midwest Collegiate Conference Tournament Finals in its 71-63 upset of#2 seed AIB in Friday’s semifinals. The third-seeded Statesmen (20-11) will now meet #13 and regular-season champion Mount Mercy in Sunday’s championship game at 6 p.m. in Cedar Rapids. The Mustangs, who beat […]

Indoor All-MCC Honors Announced

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Nearly 20 William Penn indoor track and field athletes received all-Midwest Collegiate Conference honors for their efforts this season. All-MCC awards are given to all athletes finishing in the top three in individual events, in the top two in a relay event, or first in an event not contested at the league championships. Honorable-mention awards […]

Dutch within striking distance at league track meet

Central College

WAVERLY — The Central College men’s track and field team won two events and is only three points out of first place through six events at the Iowa Conference indoor championship, while the Central women sit fourth and won two events Friday. On the men’s side Wartburg holds a slim lead with 53 points while […]

Central men’s track and field team eyes conference title

Central College

PELLA — After finishing runner-up in both the indoor and outdoor Iowa Conference Championships in 2014 the Central College men’s track and field team is seeking to get back to its traditional title-winning form. The Dutch have won three of the past five indoor and four of the past six outdoor league crowns. “We always […]

WPU’s Year Over in Quarterfinal Loss to Clarke

William Penn Women's Athletics

Dubuque–The Statesmen women’s basketball team could not avenge two regular-season losses to Clarke in an 81-67 season-ending defeat in the Midwest Collegiate Conference Tournament Quarterfinals Thursday. #5 seed William Penn (11-19) was tremendous on the offensive glass (17 second-chance points), but could not parlay that into a second-consecutive postseason upset of the fourth-seeded Crusaders (18-12). […]

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