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Dustin Selvage Ends Drought with $2,000 Sprint Invaders Score at 34 Raceway!

(Bill W) Donnellson, IA, August 17, 2019 – For the second night in a row, a veteran scored their first win in several years with the Sprint Invaders. At 34 Raceway’s “Racing Towards a Cure” Night Saturday, it was Dustin Selvage’s turn. The Indianola, Iowa resident earned $2,000 for his first victory with the series […]

Kaley Gharst Cops First Sprint Invaders Win Since 2012 in Donnellson!

(Bill W) Donnellson, IA, August 16, 2019 – “Showtime” Kaley Gharst is certainly no stranger to Victory Lane with the Sprint Invaders. The all-time leading feature winner with the series notched his 22nd Friday night at the Lee County Speedway in Donnellson. Though it was his sixth feature win with the series at Donnellson, it […]

Oskaloosa Shooting Team Gets A Few Moments Of Recognition

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Sitting just inside the door of Mahaska Drug on Saturday morning was a group from the Oskaloosa Shooting Team, who helped bring home a national shooting title. The winning squad for Oskaloosa consisted of Ethan Herr, Brandon Salevsky and Zack Salevsky, taking the title in dominant fashion by 20. Not only did […]

Big numbers inspire hopeful Central football outlook

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA— Football is a numbers game. And the numbers are favorable for the Central College football team this fall, according to coach Jeff McMartin. Fifteen starters return, including eight on defense, as well as three specialists. There are 43 juniors and seniors back, along with a big sophomore class and a bountiful freshman class that […]

Central men’s soccer hopes bolstered by recruiting haul

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—With as many newcomers as returning players following a bountiful recruiting year, the Central College men’s soccer team is positioned to accelerate its recent ascent. Coach Garry Laidlaw did a program reboot followed a disappointing 4-13 campaign in 2015 that left the Dutch mired in seventh place in what was then the Iowa Conference. But […]

Central’s Alberts on preseason all-America list

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—Central College kicker Jon Alberts (senior, Huntley, Ill.) was named to the preseason all-America squad. Alberts is a third-team selection. A two-time first-team all-conference honoree, Alberts was a Google Cloud/CoSIDA Academic All-America pick last year. He’s a two-time academic all-district and academic all-conference honoree. He was a second-team All-West Region pick last season […]

Athletic Director’s List Announced

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–William Penn Athletic Director Nik Rule is proud to announce the recipients of the 2018-2019 Athletic Director’s List. Individuals who earned this honor achieved a 3.5 Grade Point Average for the 2018-2019 school year, while also being honored as either all-conference or All-America in their respective sport. A total of 23 student-athletes […]

Budewitz named Central assistant tennis coach

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—Trevor Budewitz is the new assistant men’s and women’s tennis coach at Central College. Budewitz has served as a teaching professional at the Green Bay (Wisconsin) Tennis Center for the past two years. He was also a middle school head tennis coach for three years while an undergraduate at Concordia University Wisconsin. He was an […]

Central reloads for another women’s golf title bid

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—Extending Central College’s successful three-year women’s golf run that brought the program to the national stage will require reinforcements. A dramatic win in the American Rivers tournament last fall gave the Dutch their second league title in three years as well as a second trip to the NCAA Division III Championships in Houston in May. […]

William Penn to Add Shotgun Sports

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–William Penn Athletics Director Nik Rule is excited to announce the addition of men’s and women’s shotgun sports to the list of intercollegiate sports the University offers. The sports will begin competition in the 2020-2021 school year. They are the fourth and fifth sports to be added recently, joining men’s and women’s […]


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