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Warhawks End VB Season at WACO

WAYLAND – North Mahaska volleyball coach Jim Woods knew it was a tall task to take his team into WACO for a regional quarterfinal. The hosts are senior dominated and ranked No. 13 in Class 1A. Despite a fighting spirit North Mahaska fell to WACO 25-14, 25-17, 25-17. “There were no less than 10 (seniors) […]

NM Advances in 1A Volleyball

BUSSEY – For the first time in more than two weeks North Mahaska had a complete contingent of varsity volleyball players. Though the team struggled at times, the Warhawks defeated host Twin Cedars 25-21, 25-18, 26-24. North Mahaska, 10-9, will advance to the regional semifinals against No. 13 WACO in Wayland. North Mahaska would build […]

Statesmen Take First at Baker Match Play

William Penn University Athletics

Olathe, Kan.–It was a change of pace for the women’s golf team of William Penn University on Monday and Tuesday as the squad traveled south for the Baker Match Play. The two-day tournament saw the Statesmen defeat Hastings and Baker en route to a first-place finish in their final match of the fall. The match […]

Statesmen Drop First Conference Match

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn women’s volleyball team continued its stretch of home games on Tuesday in a clash of undefeated teams as the Grand View Vikings came to town. The Statesmen and Vikings entered Tuesday’s contest as the only teams yet to lose in the Heart of America Athletic Conference North Division, but the Vikings emerged […]

Winward Records Second POW Honor, Jaquez Earns First Laurel

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Makaila Winward (Fr., St. Louis Park, Minn., Psychology) doubled up on weekly awards, while Alicia Jaquez (Sr., Farmington, N.M., Biology) topped all attacking players for the first time as the Heart of America Athletic Conference Women’s Volleyball Player of the Week accolades were handed out Monday. Winward was named Setter of the Week for the […]

Advantageous Grogan Named Heart Offensive POW

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Getting numerous chances to run the ball, Rives Grogan (So., Mansfield, Texas, Political Science) had a huge day as he claimed Heart America Athletic Conference Football Offensive Player of the Week laurels Monday. Grogan earned the first award of his career after leading the Statesmen (3-2, 1-0 Heart) past Graceland last Saturday. The sophomore rushed […]

Statesmen Take First, Third in First-Ever Home Tournament

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–It was an historic weekend for the William Penn bowling program as they hosted their first-ever tournament at Statesmen Lanes Saturday and Sunday. Five teams were in attendance for the first annual Storm Navy and Gold Invitational, including WPU Baker, Culver-Stockton, Grand View, and Morningside. The smaller 16-lane venue forced the tournament to be split […]

Musco Lighting Fall Challenge Hosts Over 220 Race Teams

by Jerry Mackey Oskaloosa, Iowa: the Annual Musco Lighting Fall Challenge brought the curtain down on the 2020 Stock Car Racing Season at the Mahaska County Fairgrounds in Oskaloosa this past weekend. The Southern Iowa Speedway hosted over 220 race teams for the two day event sponsored in part by Musco Lighting, Dickey Transport, Middlekoop […]

NM Falls in Playoffs

by RD Keep NEW SHARON – On paper North Mahaska and Nodaway Valley seemed comparable. It was Nodaway Valley’s passing attack that proved fatal keyed with their defense that ended North Mahaska’s season in. the first round of the Class A playoffs. Nodaway Valley, 3-5, topped the host Warhawks 20-0 Friday. NV quarterback Nathan Russell […]

Statesmen Defense Dominates in Win at Graceland

William Penn University Athletics

Lamoni — A very strong showing by the William Penn University football team, despite a couple of injuries, saw them take down Graceland on the road. Suffocating the Yellowjackets on defense for most of the game, the option game was running on all cylinders as well for the Statesmen, who won 33-6. The Statesmen are […]


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