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WPU’s Strong Second Half Enough for Win Over C-SC

JC Washington goes over Culver-Stockton defenders on Saturday.

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The Statesmen men’s basketball team is winning, but not in the prettiest of ways lately, including taking down Culver-Stockton 101-79 in Heart of America Athletic Conference action Saturday. #3 WPU (16-1, 6-1 Heart) won its fifth game in a row, but needed 64 second-half points to do so. It is the 11th […]

Elmore’s ‘A’ Standard Headlines Strong Showing at Sol Butler Classic

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Dubuque–The William Penn indoor track and field teams returned from holiday break with a solid effort Saturday as they competed at the Sol Butler Classic hosted by Dubuque. The men finished fifth out of 10 teams with 40 points, while host Dubuque was first with 155 points. On the women’s side, WPU […]

WPU Takes Advantage of Turnovers to Get Another League Win

William Penn hold off Culver-Stockton 71-63 in Heart of America Athletic Conference action Saturday.

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The Statesmen women’s basketball team was excellent in the odd-numbered quarters, and did enough down the stretch to hold off Culver-Stockton 71-63 in Heart of America Athletic Conference action Saturday. William Penn (12-4, 6-1 Heart) outshot the Wildcats (7-9, 2-5 Heart) by a 44.8%-35.3% tally, but really did its damage on defense […]

Central’s Wildermuth beats Coe at the buzzer in men’s basketball thriller

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — Central College senior forward Malik Wildermuth (Normal, Ill., University HS) stole a victory away from Coe College in the closing seconds as his buzzer-beating layup gave the Dutch a 76-75 victory Saturday evening. Trailing 74-73 with six seconds remaining, Wildermuth toed the free throw line with a chance to take the lead. He […]

Shooting woes doom Dutch in women’s basketball tilt

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — A rough shooting night for the Central College women’s basketball team led to a 69-53 defeat to Coe College Saturday at P.H. Kuyper Gymnasium in Pella. Central (7-8 overall, 2-4 Iowa Conference) shot just 31.6 percent from the field, seven percent lower than its season average (39.1) and shot just 17.6 percent from […]

Dutch men start indoor track season in national computer rankings

Central Dutch Athletics

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA — The Central College men’s track and field squad came in at No. 19 in the USTFCCCA Division III Indoor Track and Field Preseason National Team Computer Rankings released Thursday. Coming off a 37th place finish at last year’s NCAA Division III Indoor Championships, Coach Joe Dunham returns a trio of national […]

Dutch men start indoor track season in national computer rankings

Central Dutch Athletics

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA — The Central College men’s track and field squad came in at No. 19 in the USTFCCCA Division III Indoor Track and Field Preseason National Team Computer Rankings released Thursday. Coming off a 37th place finish at last year’s NCAA Division III Indoor Championships, Coach Joe Dunham returns a trio of outdoor […]

Last-Second Bucket Helps Statesmen Rally in TP Game

The program’s home winning streak has now been stretched to a staggering 34 straight games; the Statesmen have also won 44 of their last 45 home contests and are 85-7 in Penn Gymnasium since the start of the 2012-2013 season.

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The William Penn men’s basketball team sandwiched an overall frustrating night between a pair of exciting moments as it slipped past Heart of America Athletic Conference rival Grand View 86-84 in the Annual Toilet Paper game Wednesday. #3 WPU (15-1, 5-1 Heart), which via a loss by Graceland, is now in sole […]

Nwagbaraocha Guides WPU with Double-Double of 30 and 17

Vashti Nwagbaraocha was 10-for-16 from the field and 10-for-12 at the free-throw line as she topped all players with 30 points. She pulled down 17 rebounds as well to complete her double-double, while dishing out five assists, blocking three shots, and stealing three passes.

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–Vashti Nwagbaraocha (Jr., Milwaukee, Wis., Exercise Science) put on a show Wednesday night, simply willing the Statesmen women’s basketball team past Grand View 68-62 in Heart of America Athletic Conference play. With the win, William Penn (11-4, 5-1 Heart) is now off to its best 15-game start since 1988-1989 (12-3). The win […]

Statesmen Falls Short at Graceland

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Lamoni–The William Penn wrestling team could not come out on top in some tight middle-weight matchups as it dropped a 25-21 Heart of America Athletic Conference dual meet to Graceland Tuesday. WPU (1-4, 0-2 Heart) opened the evening with the early 6-0 lead as John Altieri (Jr., Warwick, R.I., Sociology) was awarded […]

     

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