FARGO, N.D. — Freshman Trey Lance threw three touchdown passes, two of them to Adam Cofield, and an FCS top-10 showdown never materialized as top-ranked North Dakota State breezed to a 46-14 victory over Northern Iowa, ranked 10th in the FCS Coaches poll, on Saturday.

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — On the road against one of the best defenses in America, 10th-ranked Penn State won the turnover battle and converted on third downs to survive yet another tough trip to Iowa.

PELLA — The Central College men’s soccer team could never find its grove in a 2-0 loss against the University of Dubuque on Saturday afternoon.

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa—The American Rivers Conference announced that Luther College women’s tennis player Devon Bourget (Eau Claire, Wis./Memorial) and Simpson College men’s soccer player Jordy Triana-Vasquez (Clive, Iowa/Des Moines Valley) have been named American Rivers Athletes of the Week fo…

OTTUMWA—Indian Hills Community College has a coach to lead its men’s and women’s wrestling programs when the sport debuts on the IHCC Centerville Campus. Cole Spree, the head wrestling coach at Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls for the past eight years, has been tapped to be the firs…

Des Moines, Iowa—The Statesmen took a break from Heart of America Athletic Conference play to participate in the highly touted Grand View Tournament beginning on Friday and concluding on Saturday.

Silvis, Ill.—The TPC Deere Run Golf Course proved to be a daunting task for all players, but the William Penn women's golf team was able to manage it best as it won the TPC Deere Run Invitational Saturday and Sunday.

PELLA — Despite outplaying Wartburg College in some statistical categories, the Central College volleyball was defeated 25-16, 19-25, 25-21, 25-20 Friday night.

PELLA—Playoff implications loomed large at Friday night’s high school varsity football matchup between rivals Oskaloosa and Pella, and the Little Dutch were looking for redemption after last year’s defeat in Oskaloosa.

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OSKALOOSA—The William Penn men’s soccer team won their third match in a row Saturday at a very windy Drost Field to notch yet another Heart of America Athletic Conference victory, edging MidAmerica Nazarene 2-1.

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GRINNELL—The William Penn women’s volleyball team was on the road to play in a non-conference matchup with the Grinnell College Pioneers on Wednesday night.

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Oskaloosa Herald is pleased to announce the addition of Richard Rindt as a new sports writer.

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OSKALOOSA — The 14th-ranked William Penn men’s soccer team defeated Mount Mercy 2-1 in conference action Wednesday night at Drost Field.

OSKALOOSA — The top spot in the Little Hawkeye Conference was at stake when Oskaloosa and Indianola met Tuesday night.

WAUWAUTOSA, Wis. — William Penn began their bowling season over the weekend and the men’s team played in a field of 40 teams. Finishing 17th of 40 during day one, the #5 team in the NAIA completed the tournament in 15th position with a score of 8,831. The team beat a couple of division one s…

WAUWAUTOSA, Wis. — The William Penn women’s bowling team got their season underway over the weekend as the sixth-ranked school in the NAIA coaches poll competed in the Midwest Championships. A total of 196 individuals competed for 28 teams over the two-day tournament, which was a mix of indi…

OSKALOOSA — The Statesmen women’s volleyball team returned to their home court for the first time in a week as they took on Peru State in a Heart of America Athletic Conference showdown.

ALTOONA — Despite a last-minute change of location, the William Penn women’s soccer team pushed past their previous defeats and got back in the win column against Faith Baptist Bible.

ALTOONA — Shalon Knight posted his first career hat trick as the William Penn men’s soccer team rolled over Faith Baptist Bible 6-0 in non-conference action Tuesday.

Action in front of a goal during William Penn’s soccer match with Central Methodist Saturday night at Drost Field.

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WASHINGTON — Jay Gruden was fired as head coach of the Washington Redskins on Monday after an 0-5 start to the sixth season of a tenure that featured only one playoff appearance.

AMES — Iowa State’s offensive strategy this season has been to let quarterback Brock Purdy try to make as many plays as possible.

PELLA — A muddy field didn’t slow the Central College men’s soccer team as it completed a clean sweep of top-10 opponents this season with a 3-2 victory over No. 9 Loras College Saturday afternoon.

DECORAH — Forced to scrap its initial game plan, the Central College football team used diverse looks and multiple contributors to rack up 547 yards in a soggy 45-14 football victory at Luther College Saturday.

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Leaning on a sack-making, turnover-producing defense, No. 19 Michigan earned a desperately needed win.

Action in front of a goal during William Penn's soccer match with Central Methodist Saturday night at Drost Field.

The game ball was delivered for the Oskaloosa-Newton football game Friday night by Newton fireman Joe Coen, Kim Van Arkel and two Mercy One personnel on Fire Prevention Night. Van Arkel is the widow of Newton fireman Bob Van Arkel who perished in an accident.

OSKALOOSA — The Statesmen men’s soccer team threw everything it had at the NAIA’s top-ranked squad, but it was just a bit shy as William Penn fell 3-2 to Central Methodist in Heart of America Athletic Conference action Saturday.

MARSHALL, Mo. — William Penn Head Football Coach Todd Hafner is already the program’s winningest skipper, but on Saturday he checked off another milestone as the Statesmen dispatched Missouri Valley 41-14 in a Heart of America Athletic Conference North-South Crossover game.

OSKALOOSA — It was a tough night on Drost Field for the William Penn women’s soccer team. They faced a high-powered side in Central Methodist University and it was the Eagles who put up goals-a-plenty as they won 8-0. The Statesmen fall to 4-7 on the year and are 0-5 in Heart of America Athl…

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OTTUMWA [mdash] Richard Langstraat, 88, died October 6, 2019 at Good Samaritan Society -Ottumwa. Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Reece Funeral Home with burial in Forest Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.