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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 […]

Central lands five on football all-conference squad

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—Five players from Central College’s 8-2 were named to the American Rivers all-conference football squad. Four of the five are underclassmen, including kicker Jon Alberts (junior, Huntley, Ill.) who was named to the first team for the second straight year. Also on the first team are quarterback Blaine Hawkins (sophomore, Ankeny) and free safety Jordy […]

Three Dutch football players on CoSIDA academic team

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — The Central College football team had three players earn spots on the Division III Academic All-District Eight football team presented by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Thursday morning. Running back Pat Gray (senior, West Des Moines, Waukee HS) and kicker Jon Alberts (junior, Huntley, Ill.) are both second-time honorees after […]

Central reenters national wrestling rankings

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA — Left out of the preseason poll, the Central College wrestling team is now No. 19 in the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Division III rankings. Individually, senior Cam Timok (senior, Glen Allen, Va. Hermitage HS) stayed at No. 3 at 133 pounds and senior Jeremy Vester (Oak Harbor, Wash.) is No. 10 at […]

Statesmen Take Down Culver-Stockton to Open League Action

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Canton, Mo.–The William Penn women’s basketball team weathered an early storm and then a late rally to start Heart of America Athletic Conference action with a 72-65 road win over Culver-Stockton Wednesday. WPU (4-0, 1-0 Heart) remained perfect by outshooting the Wildcats (2-2, 0-1 Heart) 38.2%-35.1% and holding a 40-36 edge in […]

Miller, Lepper Earn Third-Team All-Heart Recognition

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–Ashley Miller (Sr., Kalona, Iowa, Exercise Science) and Corrin Lepper (Fr., Jefferson, Mo., Biology) ended productive 2018 seasons with postseason accolades as the all-Heart of America Athletic Conference volleyball teams were announced Wednesday. Miller and Lepper were both named third-team all-league performers, joining 12 other individuals on the squad. An additional 40 […]

Alcindor Scores 29 as WPU Blasts Wildcats in Heart Opener

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Canton, Mo.–Marlon Alcindor (Sr., Queens, N.Y.) was nearly perfect from the field and five others joined him in double digits as the Statesmen men’s basketball team pounded Culver-Stockton 105-78 in a Heart of America Athletic Conference matchup Wednesday. #2 William Penn (5-0, 1-0 Heart) remained perfect by outshooting the Wildcats (3-2, 0-1 […]

Shooting woes slow Central women’s basketball squad

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—Cold shooting stymied the Central College women’s basketball team in its first season loss Wednesday, 69-53 to Bethany Lutheran (Minn.). The Dutch (2-1) missed some early opportunities. They limited the high-scoring Vikings (3-0) to 11 first-quarter points and led 14-11 but struggled offensively and trailed at the break, 29-26. Bethany Lutheran broke it open in […]

Statesmen Defeat Under-Manned Warriors in First Dual of Season

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Forest City–The William Penn wrestling team collected an easy win to start its dual-meet campaign, dropping non-conference foe Waldorf 35-10 Tuesday. WPU (1-0) won three of the six contested matches, including one by fall, but put the meet away with four forfeit victories. The host Warriors (0-2) claimed wins at the first […]


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