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Statesmen Grapple at Augsburg Tourney

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Minneapolis, Minn.–The William Penn wrestling team faced off against the largest field it will see all year as it competed in the Augsburg Auggie-Adidas Invitational Saturday. Nearly 300 wrestlers hit the mats in the Gold, Silver, or Bronze divisions. A handful of Statesmen found some success, led by Dennis Simmons (Jr., Tucson, […]

McKnight shines in Central men’s basketball defeat

Central Dutch Athletics

WAUKESHA, WIS.—Guard Jamel McKnight (senior, Austin, Texas, Hendrickson HS) hit season highs with 24 points and seven assists but the Central College men’s basketball team surrendered a lead early in the second half and tumbled 76-71 to Carroll College (Wis.) Saturday. McKnight, who had 14 points in Friday night’s loss to St. Norbert College (Wis.), […]

Dutch display dominance in dual wrestling tournament

Central Dutch Athletics

ALLENTOWN, PA. — A long flight to Pennsylvania yielded the Central College wrestling team five dual victories and a team championship at the Scotty Wood duals hosted by Muhlenberg College on Sautrday. After romping through pool play with a 3-0 mark, Central defeated Camden County College (Pa.) 55-0 in the semifinals and downed the hosts […]

Augustana overcomes early Central women’s basketball team flurry

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—Central College couldn’t sustain a quick start and dropped a 68-54 women’s basketball decision to Augustana College (Ill.) Saturday. The Dutch (2-2) aggressively attacked Augustana’s pressure for several quick buckets in taking a 20-15 first-quarter lead. But the Vikings (1-2) used a 23-12 second-quarter advantage for a 38-32 lead at intermission, then held Central to […]

Rok Kostric: The Most Interesting Man at William Penn

William Penn University Athletics

by David Decker Rok Kostric will likely never get his own set of Mexican beer commercials, but few can disagree that he could make a run for being the Most Interesting Man at William Penn University. First off, the sophomore men’s bowler from Koper, Slovenia is not even competing collegiately in his best sport. Handball […]

Central rallies but suffers Wisconsin men’s basketball setback

Central Dutch Athletics

WAUKESHA, WIS.—Central College made a spirited second-half run but St. Norbert College (Wis.) hung on for a 76-68 men’s basketball decision Friday night. Competing in the Nicholas Investments Tip-Off Classic hosted by Carroll University (Wis.), the young Dutch (0-2) were down 37-26 at the half and 51-39 in the second half. But a 13-4 burst […]

Neugebauer Earns CoSIDA Academic All-District Award

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–William Penn sophomore linebacker Jace Neugebauer (McArthur, Calif., Business Management) was honored for exemplary work on the football field and in the classroom as he was named NAIA All-District 3 as part of the Google Cloud Academic All-America program by CoSIDA. The all-district accolade recognizes student-athletes not only for their athletic prowess […]

Williams Tabbed as NAIA Scholar-Athlete

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–David Williams (Jr., Victor, Iowa, Secondary Education) was honored for his excellence in the classroom as he was named a 2018 Daktronics-NAIA Men’s Cross Country Scholar-Athlete Thursday. Williams, who owns a 3.94 Grade Point Average, is a first-time honoree. A total of 223 men’s cross country runners from within the NAIA were […]

Grinnell Shatters D-III Record With 42 3-Pointers

Grinnell College Athletics

GRINNELL, Iowa – Although the weather outside is more suited for snow, it was raining inside Darby Gymnasium Thursday night. Raining 3-pointers, that is. The Grinnell College men’s basketball team shattered the NCAA Division III record for 3-pointers in a game, swishing 42 shots from long range in a 164-107 victory over Emmaus Bible College. […]

Dutch wrestlers fall in first dual of the season

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — In the first American Rivers Conference dual of the season, the 19th-ranked Central College wrestling team fell to No. 9 Coe College 19-16 on Thursday night. It was the first dual of the season for either program, leaving Central 0-1 (0-1 conference) on the season and Coe 1-0 (1-0 conference). “Overall as a […]


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