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WPU Tallies 106 NAIA Scholar-Athletes

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–As part of Wednesday’s National Awards Day, the NAIA announced its 2020-2021 Scholar-Athletes. William Penn eclipsed the century mark with 106 total honorees, led by 16 from the women’s volleyball program. The softball squad, with 14, also had double-figure award recipients. A total of WPU 22 teams had a Scholar-Athlete, including 19 with multiple honorees. […]

Statesmen Bounce Back with Road Win

William Penn University Athletics

Canton, Mo.–The William Penn women’s volleyball team trekked south on Friday to take on the Culver-Stockton Wildcats in Heart of America Athletic Conference action. The Statesmen bounced back in their second conference tilt, taking down the Wildcats in four sets of 25-14, 20-25, 25-20, 25-21. The victory evened up their Heart record at 1-1. William […]

Slow Start Dooms William Penn at Evangel

William Penn University Athletics

Nixa, Mo.–The Statesmen football team failed to build on its momentum from last weekend as it fell 28-14 to Evangel in a Heart of America Athletic Conference crossover game Friday. Playing a day earlier than normal, WPU (1-3) and EU (3-1) attacked the matchup in different ways. Evangel passed for 194 yards and rushed for […]

Indians Dominate Chiefs in Non-District Finale

Oskaloosa defeated Keokuk on Friday night to go 4-0 on the season. (photo by Mandy Hafner)

by Wade Steinlage Keokuk–The Oskaloosa football team did not let a long road trip nor a weather delay deter it from its mission of staying undefeated as it powered past Keokuk 49-7 in non-district play Friday. The Indians (4-0) rolled from the opening kickoff, outgaining the Chiefs (1-3) by a 360-174 margin, which makes the […]

Indians Drop Norwalk in Four Sets

Oskaloosa Indians

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The Oskaloosa girls’ volleyball team bolstered its resume and its confidence Tuesday, defeating #15 Norwalk 3-1 in Little Hawkeye Conference action. The Indians (16-3, 3-0 LHC) disposed of the Warriors by scores of 25-17, 25-17, 19-25, 25-21. The victory starts a new winning streak after Oskaloosa’s most recent six-match streak was snapped […]

Statemen Drop Conference Opener

William Penn University Athletics

Cedar Rapids–The William Penn women’s volleyball team got their conference slate underway with a road contest against the Mount Mercy Mustangs. It was a dramatic beginning to Heart of America Athletic Conference play, but the Statesmen found themselves on the wrong side of the dramatics as they dropped the match in five sets of 18-25, […]

WPU Drops 1-0 Battle with Stephens

William Penn University Athletics

Columbia, Mo.–The Statesmen women’s soccer team peppered the goal with numerous attempts, but could not get one in as it fell 1-0 in overtime to Stephens in non-conference play Tuesday. William Penn (2-3) held a 15-12 edge in shots over the Stars (5-3), including 13 on goal, but none of those tries crossed the line. […]

Statesmen Win Wild 45-44 Contest Vs. Pioneers

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Ethan Olivas (Fr., Eddyville, Iowa) was given a second chance to be the hero and he delivered with time expired to give the William Penn football team a 45-44 win over MidAmerica Nazarene in a Heart of America Athletic Conference crossover game Saturday. The Statesmen (1-2), who had come up short in their first two […]

Cross Country Tallies Third-Place Finishes

William Penn University Athletics

Davenport–The Statesmen cross country teams competed in the St. Ambrose Invitational Saturday. The William Penn men’s team finished in third place out of five total teams. St. Ambrose took the team title with a total score of 30, outscoring the second-place team by seven points. William Penn scored 72 points with a total time of […]

Statesmen Finish 2-2 at Viterbo Tournament

William Penn University Athletics

La Crosse–The William Penn women’s volleyball team had two more games on Saturday to close out the Viterbo Tournament. The Statesmen finished off the backend of the tournament with a split, sweeping Michigan-Dearborn 25-17, 25-19, 25-15 before falling in straight sets to Carroll 23-25, 10-25, 20-25. The split pushes their overall season record to 7-2. […]


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