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Statesmen Fail to Avenge Nationals Loss to Robert Morris (Ill.)

Forced out of its high-tempo system and playing without one of its top scorers, the William Penn men’s basketball team still found a way to keep its winning streak intact by slipping past non-conference foe Friends (Kan.) 81-73 Friday.

Chicago, Ill.–The William Penn men’s basketball team had #8 Robert Morris (Ill.) against the ropes, but could not deliver the knockout punch in falling 103-92 in the championship game of the Moody Bible Tournament Saturday. The 18th-ranked Statesmen (7-3), who had their seven-game winning streak snapped, were unable to avenge last year’s national tournament quarterfinal […]

WPU Competes at Augsburg Tourney

William Penn University Athletics

Minneapolis, Minn.–The Statesmen wrestling team found the going pretty tough at the Auggie-Adidas Open hosted by Augsburg Saturday. In a heavily-attended tournament that featured three divisions–Gold, Silver, Copper–William Penn had winners in each section. Gold Ishmael Rempson (Sr., Olympia Fields, Ill., Industrial Technology) was WPU’s top grappler on Saturday. After losing his first match at […]

Akway Finishes 216th Nationally

William Penn University Athletics

Lawrence, Kan.–Ochaung Akway (Sr., St. Paul, Minn., Physical Education) ended his cross country season by running at the NAIA Men’s Cross Country National Championships Saturday. Akway, who made it to nationals by placing second at the league championships two weeks ago, placed 216th out of 320 runners with a time of 27:25.30 on the 8K […]

Three Central wrestlers take first at Augsburg meet

Central College

ST. PAUL, MINN. — Fourteen Central College wrestlers were placewinners, including three first-place winners, at the Auggie Adidas Open at Augsburg College Saturday. A trio of youthful first-place winners highlighted the day for the Dutch. Sophomores Jake Hergott (Lincoln, Neb., Southeast HS) and Zach Moss (Winterset) were winners in the silver brackets of 125 and […]

WPU Wins 74-67 in Top-25 Battle

William Penn University Athletics

Chicago, Ill.—The Statesmen men’s basketball team pulled away late to defeat #20 Ashford 74-67 in the opener of the Moody Bible Tournament Friday. #18 WPU (7-2) was slowed down in the first half to trail 31-29 at the break. The navy and gold remained tied with the Saints (1-6) with 8:49 left in regulation, but […]

Statesmen Fall in Exhibition, 95-55

William Penn Women's Athletics

Sioux Falls, S.D.–The William Penn women’s basketball team could not keep pace with NCAA Division II Augustana (S.D.) in a 95-55 loss in exhibition loss Friday. The Statesmen (4-4) were outshot 42.5%-25.4%, but held a 52-48 rebounding edge. The visitors scored the first two points of the night, but the Vikings answered with 16 straight […]

Central women’s basketball team wins home opener

Central College

PELLA — The Central College women’s basketball team turned 27 Blackburn (Ill.) turnovers into 26 points Friday night en route to a 71-50 win. The Dutch (2-0) got off to a fast start, scoring 20 of the game’s first 26 points thanks to three early 3-pointers by guard Mariah Swartzentruber (sophomore, Kalona, Mid-Prairie HS). “Mariah […]

Dutch wrestling nearly pulls upset in season opener

Central College

PELLA—The Central College wrestling team took Coe College to the brink, but the Dutch fell to the fifth-ranked Kohawks 23-16 in its Iowa Conference season opener Thursday. The Dutch (0-1 overall, 0-1 conference) wrestled evenly with the Kohawks (1-0 overall, 1-0 conference) all match long. Both teams won five matches on the night, but three […]

Six First-Teamers Highlight All-MWL Lists

The William Penn Statesmen Football team ended their season in the snow on Saturday.

Oskaloosa–The William Penn football team capped off its 2014 season with a load of postseason honorees as the 2014 all-Midwest League teams were announced today. A total of 14 Statesmen earned recognition, including six on the first team, five on the second squad, and three on the honorable-mention list. Eight players garnered their first-ever laurels. […]

William Penn Back to .500 with Defeat of Bethel (Kan.)

William Penn Women's Athletics

Oskaloosa–Jessie Kreuser (Sr., Mendota Heights, Minn., Undecided) nearly set a new career mark in an efficient performance as the Statesmen women’s basketball team won 74-55 over Bethel (Kan.) in non-conference action Wednesday. The senior went 9-for-12 from the field (3-for-3 FT) en route to 21 points (career high is 22) and WPU (4-4) went wire-to-wire […]

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