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Barnstormers Seal Victory Against KISS

The Iowa Barnstormers defeated the LA KISS Saturday night at Wells Fargo Arena. (photo by Ginger Allsup/Oskaloosa News)

Iowa Sweeps HOF Game from Los Angeles Des Moines, IA – The Iowa Barnstormers (3-2) go undefeated on their home turf with a steep defeat against the now 2-3 Los Angeles KISS. With the intensity high at Wells Fargo Arena, the Iowa Barnstormers hit the field looking for a victory in the 2014 HYDRIVE AFL […]

More Offensive Struggles Against Another Top-Ten Squad

William Penn Women's Athletics

Bourbonnais, Ill.–The Statesmen softball team was stymied for the second day in a row in being swept by #7 Olivet Nazarene in non-conference action Saturday. William Penn (26-17) fell by scores of 2-0 and 5-1. Jennifer Whitehead (Sr., Oskaloosa, Iowa, Biology) was a Tiger killer for most of the game, striking out six without a […]

Rushing, Dutch complete four-game series sweep

Central College

PELLA—Senior Robbie Rushing (West Des Moines, Valley HS) picked up the victory on the mound in Saturday’s opener before going 4-for-5 at the plate in the series finale, leading the Central College baseball team to 4-2, 13-5 wins over Coe College for the four-game sweep. The Dutch (20-11 overall, 12-8 conference) are fourth in the […]

25 hits only good enough for Central softball split

Central College

PELLA — Not even 25 hits were enough for the Central College softball team to pull off an Iowa Conference doubleheader sweep of Simpson College Saturday. Instead the No. 12 Dutch (27-7 overall, 7-3 conference) were left just inches away, dropping a 2-1 decision after rolling to an 11-3, six-inning victory in the opener. The […]

Statesmen Fall Short Twice Against #10 Saint Xavier

William Penn Women's Athletics

Chicago, Ill.–Two spectacular pitching performances could not fix a tough day at the plate as the William Penn softball team fell twice to #10 Saint Xavier in non-conference action Friday. The Statesmen (26-15) fell 1-0 (ten innings) and 2-0. The visitors were limited to only three hits in the opener, including just one in the […]

Dutch manufacture baseball sweep

Central College

PELLA—The Central College baseball team manufactured a pair of one-run victories for a 2-1, 5-4 sweep of Iowa Conference foe Coe College, separating itself as one of the top four teams in the league standings. Starting pitcher Judson McKown (senior, Independence, Minn., Orono HS) tossed a complete game for the win in the opener, while […]

Mahaska County YMCA Grows Pickleball Interest

Mahaska County YMCA Picketball (submitted image)

Oskaloosa, April 18, 2014 – Pickleball fanatics have been seeing an increase in action over the last few months at the Mahaska County YMCA, as more and more players have begun catching ‘Pickleball fever.’ The sport began nearly 50 years ago outside of Seattle, Washington in 1965, when the game’s creators found themselves looking for […]

William Penn Athletics News–April 17‏

William Penn University Athletics

Several Titles at Home Event Oskaloosa–As the weather warmed throughout the day, so did the William Penn track and field teams as they hosted the Statesmen Relays Thursday. Although no school records or national-qualifying marks were posted, the Relays were still packed with loads of top performance including numerous event titles. Alex Edwards (Jr., Knoxville, […]

One More for Foster

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Cameron Foster (Sr., West Jordan, Utah, Business Management) received one final honor in his brilliant career as the country’s collegiate bowling coaches announced their All-America teams Tuesday. Foster, who won Midwest Collegiate Conference Player of the Year honors for the second time last month, was named to the Honorable Mention squad by the National Collegiate […]

Bombs Away!! William Penn Tightens Up League Race with Home-Run Fests

William Penn Women's Athletics

Des Moines–Eight Statesmen home runs were crushed on Wednesday as the WPU softball program got back into the league title conversation with a doubleheader sweep over Grand View. William Penn (26-13, 12-4 MCC) won by scores of 14-9 and 16-7 (5 innings) to narrow the Viking lead to just one game in the loss column. […]

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