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EBF Competes At Mepo Tournament

EBF @ Mepo Tournament 10/11/18 by Coach Gladys Genskow “Even though we did not come out with any wins on the night, we played some tough teams and that is what we want near the end of our regular season. Striving for consistency in our play has been our goal the entire season and we […]

William Penn Hangs on for Homecoming Win

Amos Johnson rushed for 97 yards and two touchdowns

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–A pair of missed field goals helped the Statesmen football team get off to a good start in Heart of America Athletic Conference North Division play as it held on for a 24-21 Homecoming win over Culver-Stockton Saturday. WPU (3-4, 1-0 North), which snapped a two-game losing streak, won for the 14th […]

Statesmen Knock Off #16 Benedictine

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The history-making 2018 edition of William Penn men’s soccer added another memorable chapter Saturday as the squad upset #16 Benedictine 2-1 in Heart of America Athletic Conference action. WPU (11-3, 6-2 Heart) defeated its second top-25 program of the year and incredibly its sixth in the last four years, and it was […]

Carter Leads Statesmen to Sweep of Wildcats

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Canton, Mo.–The Statesmen headed south to take on the Wildcats of Culver-Stockton on Friday night in Heart of America Athletic Conference action. WPU (17-10, 5-7 Heart) swept Culver-Stockton (8-15, 1-11 Heart) in straight sets (25-22, 25-17, 25-11) to take the match in impressive fashion. William Penn dominated the offensive side of the […]

Hot Offense Guides WPU to Victory

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa—William Penn faced off in non-conference action as they partook in the last of the homecoming action as they faced-off against Governors State. The Statesmen (18-10) defeated Governors State (6-20) in straight sets (25-11, 25-21, 25-14) to sweep the match. The match was the second consecutive sweep for WPU following their dominating […]

WPU Battles Hard Against Ranked Ravens

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–A truly impressive second half was not enough to overcome a sizeable deficit as the Statesmen women’s soccer team fell 3-1 to #9 Benedictine in Heart of America Athletic Conference play Saturday. WPU (5-8-1, 1-7 Heart) faced a barrage of attempts early on, but survived all of them through the first 32 […]

Volleyball splits at Lakeland triangular

Central Dutch Athletics

PLYMOUTH, WIS. — Starting the day with a sweep of Finlandia University (Mich.), the Central College volleyball battled through a four-set loss in the nightcap to Lakeland University on Saturday. The Dutch (11-14) took down the Lions (4-18) in straight sets, winning 25-14, 25-20, 25-15. The Muskies (17-7) pulled out a 25-17, 25-27, 25-20, 29-27 […]

Larson takes second for Dutch women’s program

Central Dutch Athletics

ANKENY — Katie Larson (freshman, Fort Madison) grabbed a runner-up finish in the C-Flight singles bracket at the American Rivers Conference Championships to highlight Saturday for the Central College women’s tennis team. Larson was a 6-2, 7-5 winner in Saturday’s semifinal over Cory Eull of Luther College. She fell 6-1, 4-6, 10-6 in the championship […]

Shocking loss suffered by Central women’s soccer squad

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—Falling in a two-score hole early, the Central College women’s soccer could not climb out in a 4-1 loss to Nebraska Wesleyan University Saturday afternoon. The Prairie Wolves (7-7-0, 1-5-0 conference) earned their first American Rivers Conference win of the season over the Dutch (9-4-1, 3-2-0 conference). “We need to take a look at ourselves, […]

Sizzling Central men’s soccer squad wins fourth straight match

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — For the first time this season, the Central College men’s soccer team has a winning percentage over .500 after winning its fourth straight contest by knocking off Nebraska Wesleyan University 2-1 on Saturday. The win puts Central (7-6-0, 4-1-0 conference) in a three-way tie for second in the American Rivers Conference standings. The […]


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