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WPU Returns to Ranking at #26

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen women’s golf team’s run of high finishes has gotten the attention of the national raters as the NAIA released its first top-25 poll Friday. The Statesmen are unofficially tied for 26th with 89 points. The navy and gold have posted two tournament wins, a runner-up finish, and a third-place effort so far this […]

Oskaloosa Blanked by Dutch

Oskaloosa Indians

by Wade Steinlage Pella–The Indian football team did not have an answer to its rival as it fell 36-0 to Pella in district play Friday. Oskaloosa (4-3, 0-3 Class 4A District 4) controlled possession for nearly 30 of the 48 minutes, but was outgained 385-116. Each team punted on its first two drives, but Pella […]

Indians Sweep Six Foes, Win Home Tourney

Oskaloosa Indians

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–After a couple weeks of high-caliber competition, the Oskaloosa girls’ volleyball team took what it had learned and dominated its foes with a 6-0 week and a home tournament crown. The Indians (24-4, 5-1 LHC) opened the week Tuesday by sweeping Pella Christian 3-0 (25-16, 25-16, 25-14) on the road in Little […]

Statesmen Complete Comeback to Drop Park 4-3

William Penn University Athletics

Parkville, Mo.–Iris Navarro (Jr., Ontario, Calif., Biology) scored twice and assisted on another goal as the William Penn women’s soccer team rallied to defeat Park 4-3 in Heart of America Athletic Conference play Saturday. WPU (4-8, 2-5 Heart), which was outshot 21-9, overcame that mark as well as a one-goal deficit with two scores in […]

Late Goal Pushes Statesmen Over Park

William Penn University Athletics

Parkville, Mo.–The William Penn men’s soccer team earned another conference victory on Saturday as they took a 3-2 win over the Park Pirates. The Statesmen improve to 7-6 overall, while their record in Heart of America Athletic Conference play moves to 3-4. The navy and gold made their mark early, as it took Kenedy Deviska […]

Statesmen Bounce Back Over Missouri Valley

William Penn University Athletics

Marshall, Mo.–The William Penn women’s volleyball team bounced back on Saturday with a four set victory over the Missouri Valley Vikings. The Statesmen, who won in sets of 21-25, 25-22, 25-17, 25-17, improve to 12-9 overall and 5-6 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. The Vikings jumped on the Statesmen early, taking a big […]

WPU Tackles Seminole Valley Stampede

William Penn University Athletics

Cedar Rapids– The Statesmen cross country teams traveled to compete in the annual Seminole Valley Stampede Saturday, hosted by Mount Mercy. The William Penn men’s team finished in eighth place out of 15 teams in the 8K race with a point total of 209. Grand View took the team title with 43 points, while Nolan […]

Statesmen Fall to #11 Eagles

William Penn University Athletics

Fayette, Mo.–The William Penn women’s volleyball fell in three sets to the #11 Central Methodist Eagles on Friday. The loss pushes the Statesmen to 4-6 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference and 11-9 overall. William Penn took the opening point off a kill from Morgan Sanders (Fr., Lee’s Summit, Mo., Biology). The Eagles took […]

Indians Defeat Pair of Ranked Opponents

Oskaloosa Indians

Oskaloosa–The Oskaloosa girls’ volleyball team’s response to a disappointing loss to a ranked foe was to beat up on two other rated squads as it went 2-0 last week. On Monday, the Indians (18-4, 4-1 LHC), who are now seventh in Class 4A, won 3-1 over Class 3A #11 Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont in non-conference play with scores […]

Banged-Up Oskaloosa Drops Homecoming Bout

Oskaloosa Indians

Oskaloosa–The Indian football team played short-handed, but battled to the end in a 50-26 loss to Newton for Homecoming Friday. 

Oskaloosa (4-2, 0-2 Class 4A District 4), which lost for the second week in a row after a 4-0 start, was outgained 511-220, but gave the Cardinals (5-1, 1-1 Class 4A District 4) a fight […]


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