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PELLA — The Pella Little Dutch hosted the Tigers from Grinnell and the Mustangs from PCM for a wrestling triangular in the friendly confines of the Pella gym Thursday night. The Dutch were not real gracious hosts as they steam rolled both opponents by large margins and in the process, they s…

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BALDWIN CITY, Kan. — The Statesmen women’s wrestling team traveled to the Jayhawk State Thursday, but came up short in a 24-11 setback to No. 7 Baker in a Heart of America Athletic Conference dual meet.

PERU, Neb. — Morgan Terry (Jr., Cornersville, Tenn., Biology) and Zantasia White (Jr., Lubbock, Texas, Secondary Education) both had career nights as the William Penn women’s basketball team overcame a double-digit deficit to defeat Peru State 79-74 in Heart of America Athletic Conference pl…

PERU, Neb. — In their second matchup of the season, the William Penn men's basketball team came out on top against the Peru State Bobcats, winning by a score of 95-81.

OSKALOOSA — Oskaloosa did not get the start they were looking for against Newton and were trailing nearly the whole game before tying it up late only to ultimately fall 64-58 to the Cardinals on Tuesday night.

OSKALOOSA — Oskaloosa was looking to get back on track in conference play after losing five out their last six in league play. They did just that on Tuesday by picking up a good 46-35 win over Newton.

PELLA — It was life in the Little Hawkeye Conference Tuesday night when the Pella Little Dutch hosted the Warriors from Norwalk. Games in the LHC are usually super competitive, physical and crowd pleasing and this one was no exception with Pella winning 51-42. The Dutch were in need of a win…

PELLA — It was a battle for fourth place in the rugged Little Hawkeye Conference Tuesday night in Pella when the Warriors from Norwalk came calling. The two teams went at it with gusto, but in the end. it was the Norwalk defense that made the difference in a 57-45 Warrior win.

OSKALOOSA — Kevion Blaylock (Sr., Houston, Texas, Information Technology) was not only the best player in his conference last week, but was considered the best in the entire nation as he was named the NAIA Men's Basketball Player of the Week Tuesday.

OSKALOOSA — The William Penn men's volleyball team picked up another home win on Tuesday, defeating the Mount Mercy Mustangs in straight sets.


OSKALOOSA — Oskaloosa’s Abby Drost signed her letter of intent on Tuesday to continue her education and tennis career at the University of Dubuque.


DES MOINES — Two teams that could be meeting in substate for a spot to play at Wells Fargo Arena met at said arena on Monday night in a highly anticipated non-conference clash. This one lived up to the billing with Pella Christian working their way back into the game in the fourth before Des…

DES MOINES — Under the bright lights of Wells Fargo Arena, Pella Christian made the trip to Des Moines and faced a solid Des Moines Christian team. This one was competitive all the way through with the Lions pulling away late to win it 51-41 over the Eagles.

QUINCY, Ill. — For the first time in program history, the William Penn men's volleyball teamed earned a victory over a nationally ranked opponent, coming away with a win over the No. 10 Saint Xavier Cougars to close out their weekend. The Statesmen won in five sets over the Cougars, who qual…

OSKALOOSA — Competing for the second night in a row, the short-handed William Penn women’s wrestling team did just enough to get past fellow short-handed Central Methodist 20-19 in a Heart of America Athletic Conference dual meet Friday.

DAVENPORT — The William Penn track and field teams added another national qualifier and won four total events as the Statesmen competed at the St. Ambrose Bumble Rumble Friday.

OSKALOOSA — A late second half comeback sparked William Penn's victory over the Benedictine Ravens. The Statesmen, who moved to 19-1 overall and 10-1 in Heart of America Athletic Conference play, took the win by a score of 79-73.

QUINCY, Ill. — The William Penn men's volleyball team had their first road contest on Friday, squaring off against the Quincy Hawks. The Statesmen took their first defeat of the season, dropping consecutive sets of 25-18, 25-20, 25-19.

OSKALOOSA — Ally Stewart (Jr., Victoria, Australia, Physical Education) knocked down six three-pointers, but unfortunately the Statesmen women’s basketball team could not overcome a slow start in a 71-49 Heart of America Athletic Conference loss to Benedictine Saturday.

PELLA — The effects of a two-week layoff were evident Saturday as the Central College women’s basketball team absorbed a 95-58 setback against the University of Dubuque.

DUBUQUE — Gage Linahon (sophomore, Newton) rolled through a 3-0 day as the Central College wrestling team won two of three matches Saturday at the American Rivers Duals.

PELLA — Will DeHaan (senior, DeWitt, Central DeWitt HS) and the Central College men’s track and field distance runners had strong performances at the Prairie Wolf Invitational Friday.

CORALVILLE — A little bit of history was made in a couple of different ways at the 2022 IWCOA Girls State Wrestling Tournament at Xtream Arena in Coralville over the weekend. Two Pella wrestlers earned wins in the tournament while the IGHSAU announced that girls wrestling will officially bec…

OSKALOOSA — A slow-paced first quarter favored Oskaloosa early as there were early upset watches before the offense kicked in for No. 6 Dallas Center-Grimes as the Mustangs ran away to a 78-38 victory over the Indians.

OSKALOOSA — Fourth-ranked (4A) Dallas Center-Grimes made the trip to Oskaloosa for a Little Hawkeye girls basketball clash on Friday as the Mustangs made scoring tough to come by for the Indians, who fell 68-24.

PELLA — It is always a tough game when the Pella Christian Eagles and the Norwalk Warriors get together on the hardwood and Friday night’s battle at the home of the Eagles was no exception in a 54-41 PC win.

PELLA — The Norwalk Warriors used the inside presence of Ava Johnson and the outside sniping of Bailey Birmingham and Jocelyn Bice to subdue the Pella Christian Eagles on Eagle Lane Friday night. The Warriors led from wire to wire as they were dominating for the entire game in the 59-29 win.

OSKALOOSA — It was a frigid night outside but the lights were dimmed and the mat was out in Oskaloosa as they hosted a Little Hawkeye Conference duel against Indianola on Thursday. But it was all the Indians from Indianola as they rolled to a 59-12 win.

OSKALOOSA — On the mat for the first time in the calendar year, the Statesmen women’s wrestling team lost to No. 5 Grand View 37-4 in a Heart of America Athletic Conference dual meet Thursday.

EDDYVILLE — The Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Rockets kept their South Central Conference record unblemished as they blasted the Mustangs from Davis County 74-37 in Eddyville Thursday evening in the rescheduled “Pink Out” game.

EDDYVILLE — The Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont girls stayed in the hunt for a South Central Conference title with a tantalizing 75-67 win over the Mustangs of Davis County Thursday night in Eddyville. The win was a bit of revenge for the Rockets as they had dropped a game to the Mustangs on th…

OSKALOOSA — The William Penn men's volleyball team opened up their 2022 season at home on Wednesday against the Clarke Pride. The Statesmen opened on a high note, sweeping Clarke by scores of 25-22, 25-10, 25-19.

DES MOINES — The William Penn men's basketball took a quick trip to Des Moines for a road matchup against the Grand View Vikings.

DES MOINES — The Statesmen women’s basketball team scored 43 points in the second half of Wednesday’s game against Grand View, but it was too little and too late as it fell 68-49 in Heart of America Athletic Conference action.

INDIANOLA — Combining double-figures scoring from four players with a gritty effort in the closing minutes, the Central College men’s basketball team went on the road and snagged its elusive first American Rivers Conference win of the season 75-66 over Simpson College Wednesday.

OSKALOOSA — Oskaloosa was 0-11 against Mount Pleasant since 2010 going into their matchup on Tuesday. The streak would be snapped thanks to a late bucket by William Schultz to give Oskaloosa a 45-43 win.

OSKALOOSA — Led by perfect evenings from four grapplers, the Statesmen men’s wrestling team picked up a pair of dual-meet victories Tuesday.

OSKALOOSA — The second season in the history of men's volleyball at William Penn saw substantial growth from their young core, including the program's first visit to the Heart of America Athletic Conference playoffs. Although their first taste of the Heart Tournament resulted in a first roun…

NEW SHARON — The North Mahaska Warhawks used their length and quickness to subdue a much smaller Chariton team 62-29 at North Mahaska High School Monday night. The days of big, burly players at Chariton are long gone and they now have only one starter that barely tops six foot. Meanwhile the…

NEW SHARON — The North Mahaska girls stepped up a couple of classes and tangled with the Class 3A Chariton Chargers Monday evening on the home hardwood. The result was what the Warhawks had been accustomed to in Class 1A competition as they dominated the Chargers 58-40.

OSKALOOSA — The William Penn men's basketball team came out on top in a non-conference matchup against the Iowa Wesleyan Tigers on Monday, earning the victory 111-69. The win improves the Statesmen to 17-1 overall.

OSKALOOSA — Men's basketball player Chanze Cruesoe (So., St. Louis, Mo., Business Management) and women's bowler Caitlin Radliff (Fr., Belleville, Ill., Software Engineering) have been named the Statesmen of the Week for the week of Jan. 10-16, presented by Gardner-Collier Jewelry.

OSKALOOSA — Caitlin Radliff (Fr., Belleville, Ill., Software Engineering) had the best weekend of her young career and was rewarded for the big numbers as she was named Heart of America Athletic Conference Women's Bowler of the Week Monday.

PELLA — Pella Christian’s Levi Schelhaas recently signed his letter of intent to continue his education and track and field career at Dordt University.

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