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Statesmen Survive Late Push from Wildcats

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Despite a late surge from Baker, the William Penn men’s basketball team came away victorious on Saturday over the Wildcats by a score of 87-81. The Statesmen now own a 16-1 overall record and improve to 8-1 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. The scoring got started almost a minute into the game with […]

Statesmen Return to Action at SAU Battle in the Hive

William Penn University Athletics

Davenport–The William Penn track and field teams knocked off the rust from holiday break by competing in the St. Ambrose Battle in the Hive Saturday. Both teams placed fifth out of eight programs with the men scoring 59.33 points and the women claiming 43 points. Loras swept the team crowns. Ethan Harrington (Jr., Melcher, Iowa, […]

Last Second Shot Propels William Penn Over Clarke

William Penn University Athletics

Dubuque, Iowa–The William Penn men’s basketball team won a thriller on Wednesday, defeating the Clarke Pride 89-88 on the road. The Statesmen, who were just named the second ranked team in the nation in the latest poll, now sit at 15-1 on the year with a 7-1 mark in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. […]

WPU Moves to #2 in Fourth Rating

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen men’s basketball team has earned a nice bump as the NAIA released its fourth top-25 poll Wednesday. WPU (14-1, 6-1 Heart) has jumped three spots to #2 with 553 points. It is the 56th-consecutive time the navy and gold have been in the top 25 and the 13th-straight time they have been in […]

William Penn Stopped by Clarke in Road Matchup

William Penn University Athletics

Dubuque–The Statesmen women’s basketball team could not extend its winning ways into a road upset against a ranked foe, falling 85-47 to #12 Clarke in Heart of America Athletic Conference play Wednesday. WPU (2-17, 2-6 Heart), which won last weekend over Missouri Valley, failed to pull the shocker over the Pride (17-2, 8-0 Heart), who […]

Blaylock, Terry Secure Statesmen of the Week Laurels

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Men’s basketball player Kevion Blaylock (Sr., Houston, Texas, Information Technology) and women’s basketball player Morgan Terry (Jr., Cornersville, Tenn., Biology) have been named the Statesmen of the Week for the week of January 3-9, presented by Gardner-Collier Jewelry. Blaylock averaged 20.0 points and 12.0 rebounds per contest in a pair of William Penn wins. The […]

Indians Fall Twice in LHC Action

Oskaloosa Indians

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The Oskaloosa boys’ basketball team was a worthy competitor against a pair of teams ahead of it in the league standings, but unfortunately could not take down either last week. OHS (2-7, 0-5 LHC) fell to then-Class 3A #10 Pella 64-47 last Tuesday and lost to Indianola 61-45 last Friday. The Indians […]

Oskaloosa Drops Pair of LHC Battles

Oskaloosa Indians

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The Indians girls’ basketball team fell short against two ranked foes last week. OHS (6-4, 1-4 LHC) fell to then-Class 4A #11 Pella 78-37 last Tuesday and lost to Class 4A #5 Indianola 64-27 last Friday. Oskaloosa dug itself a huge hole versus the Dutch that it was never able to get […]

William Penn Wins Defensive Battle Over Missouri Valley

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–A remarkable defensive effort led the Statesmen women’s basketball team to its first home victory of the season, defeating Missouri Valley 54-44 in Heart of America Athletic Conference play Saturday. WPU (2-16, 2-5 Heart), which shot just 36.5% overall, was excellent on the other end, limiting the Vikings (9-7, 3-4 Heart) to 30.4% shooting and […]

Statesmen Drop Season High in Points in First Home Game of 2022

William Penn's Q Cager with the flush against Missouri Valley on Saturday.

Oskaloosa–The William Penn men’s basketball team opened 2022 in Penn Gymnasium with a 129-101 victory over the Missouri Valley Vikings. The Statesmen now own a 6-1 record in the Heart of America Athletic Conference and a 14-1 mark overall. The navy and gold got off to a hot start offensively, coming away with points on […]


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