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William Penn 8-0 After Easy Win Over Wright State Lake

The William Penn Statesmen have run up an 8-0 record in the early season. Conference play begins at the end of November and should provide a real test for the #3 ranked team.

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The Statesmen men’s basketball team extended its home winning streak as it crushed Wright State Lake 134-69 in non-conference action Saturday. #3 WPU (8-0) has now won 31 straight contests at home and 41 of its last 42 in the friendly confines of Penn Gymnasium. In fact, since the start of 2012-2013, […]

Statesmen Compete at Augsburg Invitational

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Minneapolis, Minn.–The William Penn wrestling team had numerous individuals compete in three separate divisions at the Augustana Auggie-Adidas Invitational Saturday. The event included a Gold, Silver, and Bronze division and the navy and gold had a placewinner in all three divisions. GOLD Darquell Pierre (So., St. Petersburg, Fla., Sociology) placed sixth at […]

Valuable matches for young Central wrestlers at Augsburg

Central Dutch Athletics

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. —The third tournament of the season for the Central College wrestling team presented an opportunity to get a lot of the underclassmen mat time at the Augsburg-Adidas Invitational on Saturday. No team scores were kept at the tournament that included 19 teams. Central coach Eric Van Kley entered 31 wrestlers. “We brought a […]

Turnovers costly for Dutch women’s basketball team

Central Dutch Athletics

  MANKATON, MINN. — Turnovers led to the demise of the Central College women’s basketball team Saturday afternoon, succumbing 79-72 to Bethany Lutheran University.   Central (1-1) had 19 turnovers and gave up 19 points off those turnovers. “Tough game on the road tonight,” said coach Joe Steinkamp. “I thought we played extremely hard but […]

Dutch men’s basketball rally falls short against Eagles

Central Dutch Athletics

LA CROSSE, WIS. — A career high 19 points from Central College senior forward Malik Wildermuth (Normal, Ill., University HS) was not enough to lead the Dutch over Wis.-La Crosse Saturday, falling 81-70. There were six lead changes in the first half before the game was tied at 28. Wis.-La Crosse (2-0) finished the first […]

Washington Records Triple-Double as WPU Holds Off Pesky Lions

William Penn's Dominique Shaw elevates against Lincoln Christian on Friday night.

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–The Statesmen men’s basketball team did not play its best, but still managed to stay perfect as it dropped Lincoln Christian 115-97 in non-conference action Friday. #3 William Penn (7-0) shot 51.9% from the floor, but permitted the Lions (1-6) to shoot 46.5% as it gave up a season high in points. […]

Coleman’s Co-Defensive POY Award Headlines 15 WPU Honorees

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–Resean Coleman (So., River Rouge, Mich., Exercise Science) made camp in opponents’ back fields this fall and his efforts led him to the biggest of William Penn’s 15 awards as the all-Heart of America Athletic Conference football teams were announced Friday. The program collected 15 total accolades in the North Division, including […]

Statesmen Drop Exhibition Against Augustana

William Penn University Athletics

Sioux Falls, S.D.–The William Penn women’s basketball team battled well for two quarters of the game, but faced struggles in the other two periods as it fell 94-54 against NCAA Division II Augustana in exhibition play Tuesday. The Statesmen used the matchup as a chance to give extended minutes to some bench personnel and several […]

Chegwidden, Ludwig Win Booster Club Awards

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The William Penn University Athletics Booster Club has announced the recipients of the October Player of the Month awards. Sophomore golfer Zachary Chegwidden (Essex, England, Business Management) earned the Male award, while junior soccer player Riley Ludwig (Big Bear City, Calif., Biology) took home the Female honor. The accolade is the first for both. In […]

Clash of ranked wrestling foes goes against Central

Central Dutch Athletics

Clash of ranked wrestling foes goes against Central CEDAR RAPIDS — Traveling to take on No. 15 Coe College, the No. 13 Central College wrestling team fell 25-13 to their Iowa Conference rivals in their first dual action of the season. The Dutch (0-1, 0-1 conference) beat the Kohawks (1-0, 1-0 conference) last year 20-12 […]


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