Category archives for: Sports and Activities

George Joins Qualifying Ranks, Seddon Breaks Record at Kansas

Lawrence, Kan.–Buoyed by the best competition they will likely face all year, several Statesmen track and field athletes came up with huge performances at the Kansas Relays Wednesday through Friday. Earl George (Sr., Gaithersburg, Md., Biology) recorded 5,780 points in the decathlon, moving him into 11th place in the NAIA; the top 16 individuals at […]

Statesmen Finish 1-2 at ITC Nationals

Baton Rouge, La.–The William Penn men’s bowling team took on the best rollers in the nation, but came up a bit shy of its ultimate goal at the Intercollegiate Team Championships Thursday and Friday. WPU opened the national tournament by qualifying 13th out of 16 teams with 4,397 pins in 24 Baker games. The navy […]

Oskaloosa Girls Soccer Down Redettes 10-0

The girls’ soccer team was in action last night against Centerville. After a slow start in the 1st half, the offense would come alive in the 2nd half and the Indians would prevail 10-0 to move their record to 2-2 on the season. The first half would find the girls going into a very strong […]

Brown Homers as Statesmen Fall Twice

Oskaloosa–The William Penn softball team nearly won the opener, but then ran out of gas in a frustrating nightcap as it was swept by Baker in a Heart of America Athletic Conference doubleheader Thursday. WPU (19-26, 7-19 Heart) lost by scores of 4-3 (8 innings) and 12-3 (5 innings). The hosts made the first noise […]

DC-G Downs OHS Girls Soccer

The Oskaloosa Girls’ soccer team was in action last night against Dallas Center-Grimes. The girls played tough, but fell to the Phillies 2-0. The first half would find the Indians a little flat and not a lot of energy, but they were able to keep DCG off the board for most of the first half. […]

Statesmen Out-Slugged by Peru State

Peru, Neb.–Jeysen Delgado (Jr., Harbor City, Calif., Kinesiology) had a memorable doubleheader Saturday, but unfortunately he and a strong offensive attack by the William Penn baseball team could not keep pace with Peru State as the Statesmen were swept in Heart of America Athletic Conference action. WPU (18-23, 7-17 Heart) lost by scores of 11-10 […]

William Penn Drops Pair to Pioneers

Olathe, Kan.–The Statesmen softball team has been giving itself chances to win lately, but failing to take advantage and Saturday followed that script as WPU was swept by MidAmerica Nazarene in Heart of America Athletic Conference action. WPU (18-23, 6-16 Heart) lost by scores of 2-1 and 6-3. The navy and gold broke through immediately […]

Elmore Adds 100 to Qualifying List at Darrel Gourley Open

Liberty, Mo.–It seems no matter what event Tristen Elmore (Fr., Ovied, Fla., Physical Education) tries, he is successful and Saturday he added another accomplishment as the William Penn track and field teams competed at the Darrel Gourley Open hosted by William Jewell College. As a team, the Statesmen men were fifth with 54 points, while […]

Opening Night is a Wash at Knoxville Raceway!

by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (April 15, 2017) – Late afternoon thundershowers were too much for those assembled for Kraig Ford/Pella Motors Opening Night at the Knoxville Raceway. Join us next Saturday night, April 22 as we try to get Kraig Ford/Pella Motors Opening Night in again! For more information, visit!

William Penn Succumbs Twice in Tight Contests

Kansas City, Mo.–The Statesmen softball team put itself in position to take a big doubleheader sweep Friday, but was denied late both times as it was by Avila in Heart of America Athletic Conference action. WPU (18-21, 6-14 Heart) lost by scores of 3-2 and 2-0. There is no time for reflection, though, as the […]


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