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Down 26, Central nearly pulls off men’s basketball upset

Central Dutch Athletics

DUBUQUE—Adam Flinn (junior, St. Louis, Mo., Lafayette HS) went off for a career-high 37 points as the Central College men’s basketball team staged an epic comeback in the final 11 minutes before dropping a frenzied 96-93 decision at Loras College Tuesday in the American Rivers opener for both squads. Loras (5-1 overall, 1-0 conference), an […]

Turnovers doom Central women’s basketball squad in league opener

Central Dutch Athletics

DUBUQUE—Match-up problems played havoc with the Central College women’s basketball team Tuesday in tumbling 88-72 at nationally ranked Loras College. Coach Joe Steinkamp was worried about the taller Duhawks’ pressure and with good reason as it forced an unsightly 35 Central turnovers. “Their press got the best of us,” Steinkamp said. “You can’t win with […]

Central’s Hawkins, McMartin headline all-league football picks

Central Dutch Athletics

PELLA—After leading Central College to a share of the American Rivers football title, quarterback Blaine Hawkins (junior, Ankeny) was named the league’s offensive player of the year Tuesday. Central’s Jeff McMartin was tabbed as the coach of the year. Coe College senior linebacker Logan Rickard was the defensive MVP. Hawkins is among 10 Central players […]

Barnstormers Announce 2020 Schedule

Barnstormers Kick-Off Season in Oakland on March 14 DES MOINES – The Iowa Barnstormers and the Indoor Football League (IFL) are pleased to announce their 2020 season schedule. The Barnstormers will open the season with a bye week before hitting the road to take on the Oakland Panthers on Saturday, March 14, 2020. The 2020 […]

Indians Open Up The Season With A Win Over Centerville

by Jamie Brockman For the first time since 2016, the Oskaloosa Girls Basketball team is 1-0 following a thrilling 61-58 win to open the season at Centerville Tuesday night as seen and heard live on the Indians Network. After struggling to score points the past couple of seasons, the Indians showcased some stout offense using […]

Gehring Earns First POW Honor

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–Nathan Gehring (Jr., Waukee, Iowa) was a double-double machine last week and his efforts helped him collect Heart of America Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week honors Monday. Gehring picked up his first career award after guiding the Statesmen (8-1, 2-1 Heart) to a pair of wins. The junior averaged 16.7 points and […]

Five Statesmen in Double Figures as Coach Henry Collects Win #400

William Penn University Athletics

Marshall, Mo.—The Statesmen were back in action again on Saturday and looking to bounce back from a tough loss earlier in the week. William Penn (7-1, 2-1 Heart) bounced back in a big way by pummeling Missouri Valley (3-4, 1-2 Heart) 107-86. While there were three ties early on in the ballgame, WPU never trailed […]

Second-Half Dominance Gives WPU Win over MVC

William Penn University Athletics

Marshall, Mo.–Four players reached double figures as the William Penn women’s basketball team returned to the win column Saturday, defeating Missouri Valley 77-52 in Heart of America Athletic Conference action. Led by a 51.7%-37.3% shooting advantage, the 25th-ranked Statesmen (4-2, 2-1 Heart) controlled three of the four quarters en route to the road victory. The […]

Magical Season Ends with Shootout Loss

Oskaloosa–The best season in William Penn men’s soccer program history ended in the most heart-breaking and unjust way as the Statesmen fell to Hastings in a penalty-kick shootout in the championship game of the NAIA National Championship Opening Round Saturday. Top-seeded William Penn (15-5-1) was tied 2-2 with second-seeded Hastings (17-2-3) after 110 minutes of […]

Statesmen Battle at Augsburg Invite

William Penn University Athletics

Minneapolis, Minn.–The William Penn wrestling team hit the mat Saturday as it competed in the Auggie-Adidas Invitational hosted by Augsburg. The large event featured Gold, Silver, and Bronze divisions, but WPU only had grapplers in the Gold and Silver divisions. GOLD Preston Wiest (Fr., Troutsville, Va.) headlined the efforts at the top division as he […]


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