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WPU Picks Christiansen to be First-Ever Lacrosse Coach

Luke Christiansen

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–William Penn University Athletics Director Nik Rule is proud to announce that Luke Christiansen has been hired as the school’s first-ever Head Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse Coach. Christiansen comes to WPU from East Carolina University where he served as head coach of the university’s club team this past year. He guided the […]

Statesmen Entering Nationals at #16

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–Three consecutive tournament wins launched William Penn women’s golf team into a much loftier national position as the NAIA’s sixth and final top-25 poll was released Thursday. WPU improved six slots from last month’s rating to #16 with 242 points. The Statesmen are the Heart of America Athletic Conference’s lone representatives. Morningside […]

South Tama Betters The Indians At Home

The Oskaloosa Indians hosted South Tama on Thursday night. (photo by Denis Currier/Oskaloosa News)

by Jodi Steinlage The girls’ soccer team was back in action last night against South Tama. The Indians were unable to match the intensity of the Trojans in the 2nd half and would fall 2-0 to bring their record to 6-5. The 1st half would see some good soccer by both teams, but neither team […]

Indians Track And Field Send Several To State Track Meet

by Mike Sterner Tonight our Indians laid it on the line for our chance to go to state next week. The top two finishers are guaranteed, plus the next 8 fastest times from around the state tonight. Automatic qualifiers tonight for the Indians: Casey Hill in the Discus Carter Huyser in the 800 *also setting […]

Indians Boys Golf Sectional Champs

by Bret Foster What a great day for the guys at Flint Hills Golf Course in Burlington! The team came away as sectional champions, firing a season low 316. Spencer Tucker was the meet’s medalist shooting a 73 (+2) with a -1 on the back 9. Austin Hafner was tied for 3rd with a 78. […]

Girls Track And Field At District Track

by Betsy Luck What a beautiful night for a track meet!!! The girls left their best efforts at the track tonight finishing with 9 personal records and 2 season best relays. Congratulations to Emma Kelderman who automatically qualified for the state meet by winning the 400 m hurdles in a personal record of 65.88 taking […]

Sinhas named to NCAA D-III All-Central Region Team

Grinnell College Athletics

GRINNELL, Iowa – For the third year in a row, Grinnell College’s Vidushi Sinha ’19 and Vrishali Sinha ’19 have been named to the NCAA Division III All-Central Region Team by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA). The Sinhas, from Gurgaon, Haryana, India (Shri Ram School), boast the top two career scoring averages in Grinnell […]

Tallman headlines five Central softball all-conference picks

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—Record-setting Central College center fielder Sara Tallman (sophomore, Pella) received first-team all-Iowa Conference softball honors for the second straight year. Central landed five all-conference picks overall, matching Coe College for the league high. Gaining second-team recognition were pitcher Annie DeVries (senior, Eldridge, North Scott HS), catcher Emily Walton (senior, Cedar Rapids, Jefferson HS), shortstop Daria […]

Reisbeck Named Honorable Mention, Wins Gold Glove at Third Base

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–Seth Reisbeck (Jr., Meridian, Idaho, History/Government) was recognized for a strong season on the diamond as the 2018 all-Heart of America Athletic Conference baseball teams were announced Wednesday. Reisbeck collected his first accolade at William Penn, being named to the honorable-mention squad. A total of 21 individuals garnered honorable mentions, while 17 […]

Warne, Rhoads Share POY Laurel, Pierson Chosen as COY

William Penn University Athletics

by Wade Steinlage Oskaloosa–Six members of the Statesmen women’s golf program, as well as their coach, were recognized for exceptional seasons as the 2018 all-Heart of America Athletic Conference teams were announced Tuesday. Brittany Evans (So., Fernley, Nev., Business Management), Brooke Fletcher (Sr., Atlantic, Iowa, Business Management), Alexis Guimaraes (So., San Ramon, Calif., Psychology), Helene […]


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