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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former U.S. Olympics gymnastics coach with ties to disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar was charged Thursday with two dozen crimes, including sexual assault, human trafficking and running a criminal enterprise.

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OSKALOOSA — The William Penn women’s basketball team will unfortunately not be extending their streak of nationals appearances as it closed out its 2020-2021 campaign with an 83-76 Heart of America Athletic Conference Tournament Quarterfinal loss to Benedictine Wednesday.

OSKALOOSA — The William Penn men’s lacrosse team has held its own in the early parts of 2021, garnering recognition from the national raters as the first NAIA top-10 poll of the year was announced Wednesday.

OSKALOOSA — Lakyla Moore (Jr., Norfolk, Neb., Business Management) was recognized as the best new player in the league as the all-Heart of America Athletic Conference women’s basketball teams were announced Wednesday.

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Once Hunter Dickinson established himself as one of the top freshmen in the country, this became a matchup to look forward to.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles County sheriff on Wednesday characterized the crash that seriously injured Tiger Woods as “purely an accident" and appeared to rule out any potential criminal charges even as authorities were still investigating.

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The PGA Tour without Tiger Woods was always inevitable purely because of age. His shattered right leg from his SUV flipping down a hill on a sweeping road through coastal Los Angeles suburbs only brings that closer.

OSKALOOSA — Spectators jammed in Oskaloosa’s gym on Tuesday for a district final showdown between Pella Christian and Albia. Those fans were not disappointed by as this battle went to overtime with the Eagles falling to the Blue Demons, 58-55.

WASHINGTON — The Indians of Oskaloosa were hungry for postseason play as they nearly pulled off the substate quarterfinal upset before a big fourth quarter from the Demons led Washington to a 49-37 win.

OSKALOOSA — William Penn began sponsoring men’s wrestling as an intercollegiate sport in the 1970-1971 school year. Fifty years later, the program is still going strong with exceptional student-athletes adding to the history every campaign. To commemorate the 50th anniversary, the William Pe…

ST. CHARLES, Mo. — After two consecutive weekends of weather-related cancellations, the William Penn baseball team was finally back in action as it kicked off its 2021 season with two games against Saint Xavier and a matchup against Harris-Stowe. After dropping the opening contest against Sa…

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — William Penn men's lacrosse faced another top-10 opponent as they started the second road trip of the season. Running up against #6 Indiana Tech, the Statesmen put up a valiant fight, but they could not take down the Warriors, falling 11-2. The team drops to 1-3 overall on…

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The sheared-off front of the wrecked SUV told part of the story, and the officers on the scene filled in the rest. Tiger Woods was lucky to be alive, they said, thanks to modern safety technology and a big dose of good luck.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiger Woods crashed his SUV on sweeping, downhill road in the Los Angels suburbs Tuesday morning, and doctors tried to stabilize “significant” injuries to his right leg with rods and a combination of screws and pins.

PELLA — Tough defense and lights out shooting led No. 5 Pella to the century mark in Monday night’s 100-42 win over Centerville in their substate quarterfinal.

WATERLOO — Bowlers from around the state converged at Cadillac Lanes in Waterloo on Monday for the Class 2A State Bowling Tournament. Oskaloosa sent Rylee Witt for her first state appearance, where she would show well by taking 15th place.

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland’s Katie Benzan continuously juked defenders before stepping back and making shots from 3-point range.

WEST BRANCH — We are still a few days from March but Pella Christian almost brought some March Madness to February as they fell just short of a massive upset in Friday night’s 41-37 loss to No. 3 West Branch.

WINTERSET — A tough opening round draw saw Pella travel to Winterset in what was one of just two Class 3A quarterfinals between winning teams. The Lady Dutch fell behind early and were unable to erase the deficit as they fell to Winterset 50-34 last week.

DES MOINES — North Mahaska sophomores finished their wrestling seasons Friday. Although the boys did not place, they did pick up a win along the way. They finished the tournament 1-2.

MONTEZUMA — The Montezuma Bravettes enjoyed the friendly confines of the home court in the Friday night Class 1A Regional semifinal joust with North Mahaska. That statement was magnified 10 seconds into the game. Monte controlled the tip and Elise Boulton pulled up and fired from near 30 fee…

CEDAR RAPIDS — Playing competitively for the first time since November 2019, the Central College volleyball team was beaten in straight sets 25-18, 25-22, 25-15 Sunday night at Coe College.

DUBUQUE — Squaring off against a pair of top-15 programs, the Central College wrestling team dropped its final two American Rivers Conference matches of the season Sunday afternoon.

MARYVILLE, Mo.— Loubert Dagrin (So., Miami, Fla., Sociology) hurdled better than anyone else as the Statesmen men’s track and field team faced off against its league foes at the Heart of America Athletic Conference Indoor Championship Friday and Saturday.

OSKALOOSA — William Penn men's volleyball was desperate for a win entering their Saturday night's match against St. Ambrose, as they had lost four in a row. The Fighting Bees certainly looked in control for most the night but the Statesmen flipped the switch in the third set. Sweeping the re…

OSKALOOSA — With an open date available, William Penn men's basketball had the opportunity to host a top-25 team on Friday night. The Threshers of Bethel (Kan.) made the 400 mile trip up to Penn Gymnasium, as the #18 team in the NAIA wanted to test themselves against the third-ranked Statesm…

MARYVILLE, Mo. — Shaniah Newby (So., Twentynine Palms, Calif., Nursing) highlighted a terrific couple of days for the William Penn women’s track and field team as it battled at the Heart of America Athletic Conference Indoor Championship Friday and Saturday.

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