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Indians To Face-off With Blue Jays Thursday Night

by Jamie Brockman After an up and down regular season filled with injuries and sicknesses, the Indians finished the regular season 8-13 and 3-11 in the LHC. Oskaloosa opened the 3A postseason and began their road back to Wells Fargo Arena with a 53-40 win over Carlisle to advance to the semifinal round. They will […]

Stories of the Decade: #3

William Penn University Athletics

 Oskaloosa–Producing enough points to tie as the best overall athletic department in the league is #3 on the Stories of the 2010s top-10 list. William Penn ended the inaugural Heart of America Athletic Conference Commissioner’s Cup competition in 2018-2019 in a tie for first place with 51 points. The Statesmen eventually lost the fourth […]

Tennis match goes against Central men at Grand View

Central Dutch Athletics

DES MOINES — The Central College men’s tennis team picked up the doubles point by winning two out of three matches in a 5-2 loss Friday afternoon against Grand View University. The Dutch (1-5) started strong against the Vikings (2-1) in a match played under NAIA scoring rules where whichever team wins the most doubles […]

Central thumps Simpson in conference wrestling finale

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — On the heels of a frustrating few weeks for the Central College wrestling team, the Dutch romped over Simpson College to the tune of 36-14 Thursday night in the final dual of the season. The Dutch (12-6, 3-5 American Rivers Conference) had lost four of its previous five dual matches, all against ranked […]

Central’s Wilkinson to leave women’s golf post

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—After piloting Central College to a pair of conference championships and NCAA Division III Championships berths, Tim Wilkinson will leave his position as head women’s golf coach and assistant athletics director for operations in June. Wilkinson joined the Central staff in 2010 and also worked on the admission staff before becoming assistant athletics director for […]

Stories of the Decade: #5

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The Champions of Character initiative takes center stage at #5 on the Stories of the 2010s top-10 list. William Penn collected three Buffalo Funds Five Star Champions of Character Team Awards during the decade. The women’s golf team claimed the first in the 2011-2012 season, while the women’s indoor track and field team earned the […]

William Penn Closes Dual Season with Senior Night Win

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen men’s wrestling team finished its dual meet campaign with a convincing 37-12 win over Hannibal-LaGrange in non-conference action Monday. WPU (2-10) won four of the six contested matches and received three additional forfeited victories en route to the win on a night where it recognized its 2020 senior class, which includes Darquell Pierre […]

Men’s Team Takes Second at McKendree

William Penn University Athletics

Fairview Heights, Ill. — The William Penn University men’s bowling team had another strong outing as they competed at the McKendree Baker Challenge. The team just snuck into the knockout rounds but made the plays when they mattered. Reaching the final match, the team ended up losing to Webber International (Fla.) but took home their […]

Hardware Collected at McKendree Baker Challenge

William Penn University Athletics

Fairview Heights, Ill. — It was a great weekend for women’s bowling at the McKendree Baker Challenge. After finishing fifth in the standings, the Statesmen qualified for the knockout rounds and progressed all the way to the championship match. Despite coming up short in the final match against Wichita State, William Penn secured its third […]

Hood Honored for Second Time

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Dexter Hood (Sr., Tuscaloosa, Ala., Wellness and Recreation) narrowly missed averaging a double-double as he was named Heart of America Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week Monday. Hood earned the second award of his Statesmen career after leading William Penn to a pair of victories last week. The senior started his week with […]


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