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William Penn Beats Baker for First Time

William Penn University Athletics

Baldwin City, Kan.–The Statesmen men’s wrestling team accomplished something Thursday none of its predecessors could as it knocked off Baker 27-26 in Heart of America Athletic Conference dual action. WPU (1-1, 1-0 Heart) slipped by the Wildcats (1-1, 1-1 Heart) for the first time in seven meetings. BU broke even Thursday, defeating Central Methodist 33-21 […]

Four Selected for All-Heart Recognition

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Four members of the William Penn women’s volleyball program were honored for exceptional campaigns as the all-Heart of America Athletic Conference teams were announced Tuesday. Cameryn Campbell (Sr., Jefferson City, Mo., Elementary Education) and Kianna Childers (Sr., Copperas Cove, Texas, Psychology) were selected to the 14-person second team, while Peyton Foster (Jr., Graham, Wash., Business […]

High Marks for Gehring in Win Over Bobcats

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa — Finally back in front of the home crowd, William Penn men’s basketball squared off against Peru State in a Wednesday night showdown. The Bobcats were a handful for the team last year and were able to stay with the Statesmen in the first half. However, William Penn outscored the visitors by 14 points […]

Career Night for West in Home Opener

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Brittany West (Sr., Shakopee, Minn., Sports Management) thoroughly enjoyed playing on her home court for the first time this season as she guided the William Penn women’s basketball team to a 101-68 Heart of America Athletic Conference victory over Peru State Wednesday. The Statesmen (4-3, 4-2 Heart) led wire-to-wire in collecting their fourth win in […]

Minor league job creates big league opportunity for Central grad Zumbach

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—A little shy of a warning-track fly ball away from the playing field at Houston’s Minute Maid Park, 2018 Central College athletic training graduate Brandon Zumbach got his first shot in the big leagues last summer, spending much of the pandemic-shortened baseball season parked outside of the home clubhouse, screening visitors. Yet about all he […]

Hargrove Garners First Weekly Honor

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Cameron Hargrove (Fr., Bolingbrook, Ill.) picked up a big win to open his collegiate career and his efforts helped him to be named the Heart of America Athletic Conference Men’s Wrestler of the Week Monday. Hargrove earned his first-ever laurel by defeating Blake Pomajzl of Northwestern last Tuesday. The freshman 157-pounder was leading Pomajzl 9-6 […]

Huge Second Quarter Pushes WPU Past Graceland

William Penn University Athletics

Lamoni–Six players reached double figures as the William Penn women’s basketball team pulled out to a huge lead and held on down the stretch for an 87-74 Heart of America Athletic Conference win over Graceland Saturday. After dropping their first three games of the year, the Statesmen (3-3, 3-2 Heart) have now won three in […]

Team Effort Lifts Statesmen Over Graceland

William Penn University Athletics

Lamoni – The William Penn men’s basketball team had defeated Graceland the past four contests, but WPU had quite the scrap on its hands Saturday night. While WPU never trailed, GU remained within striking distance until the final few minutes. The navy and gold dominated the final five of the game to secure a 95-74 […]

Dutch place 48 on conference fall academic list

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — Central College landed 48 student-athletes on the fall sports American Rivers Conference all-academic team Tuesday. Across the league, 522 total student-athletes were honored. A total of six seniors earned the honor for the third consecutive year, the maximum possible as freshmen are not eligible for selections. The six selected student-athletes were football players […]

Deviska Collects First-Team Recognition, Two Others on Third Team

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Kenedy Deviska (Jr., Pignon, Haiti, Wellness and Recreation) ascended another level as the all-Heart of America Athletic Conference men’s soccer teams were announced Wednesday. Deviska was selected to the 14-player first team, while Sagar Bhattarai (Jr., Columbus, Ohio) and Edgar Tavares (Jr., Everett, Wash.) were two of the 14 third-team members. An additional 14 individuals […]

             

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