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Hopp, Central roll up third football win, 37-7

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—Finding yet another way to thrive, the Central College football team hammered out 364 rushing yards to run past Nebraska Wesleyan University Saturday, 37-7. The Dutch (3-0 overall, 1-0 American Rivers) displayed a powerful passing attack in the season’s first two victories but running back Jason Hopp (senior, Earlham) was the offensive catalyst Saturday with […]

Speed Game Ruins NM Homecoming

Chase Grandia (13) and Cody Scholtus make a tackle on an Ogden runner for a short gain. Grandia also had a fumble recovery for North Mahaska in a 48-12 loss to Ogden.

NEW SHARON – North Mahaska had its hands full Friday night as North Mahaska hosted No. 8 Ogden for homecoming. Ogden used its size, speed and no-huddle offense break away from a 6-0 first quarter lead to win 48-12. North Mahaska (0-4) battled with Ogden (4-0) in the first quarter allowing a touchdown at the […]

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 […]

William Penn Remains 31st

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–A loss to a top-five program did not affect the Statesmen men’s soccer team’s ranking as the NAIA released its second top-25 poll Wednesday. As it was last week, WPU (4-2) is again unofficially 31st, but now tied there with LSU Shreveport (La.) with 21 points. The Statesmen are again one of six representatives from […]

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 […]

Turbo Charged! Tyler Erb Wins for Second Night in a Row at Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals!

Knoxville Speedway 2019 (photo by Monte Goodyk)

Tim McCreadie on the Pole for Saturday’s Championship! by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (September 17, 2021) – Tyler Erb topped the podium for the second night in a row at the Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals Presented by BRANDT Professional Agriculture. The New Waverly, Texas driver took the lead early for the second night […]

Dutch volleyball team falls in statistically even match

Central Dutch Athletics

DECATUR, ILLINOIS — Friday’s volleyball match between Central College and Greenville University (Ill.)was statistically even in nearly every way except the final score as the Dutch lost 27-25, 25-18, 25-22. The Panthers (5-1) only had a slight advantage over the Dutch (4-5) in kills (42-40), attack percentage (.203-.193) and service aces (3-2). “Looking at the […]


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