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Long live the long ball

Long live the long ball

  With a runner on in the bottom of the 11th inning against Dubuque last Sunday, Ryan Kemp did what the middle of Wartburg’s lineup has been doing all season; crushing the ball. Kemp ended the game with a two-run home run, his second of the game and third for […]

by · April 15, 2015 · 1 comment · Baseball, Sports
Dubuque downs Wartburg in doubleheader

Dubuque downs Wartburg in doubleheader

In a season highlighted by offensive firepower, Friday evening may have felt somewhat like an anomaly for No.11 Wartburg. The Knights (21-6) failed to score a run in game one and left a total of 16 runners on base during their home doubleheader, losing 0-2, 9-5 against the University of […]

Utley ties school record with three homers in series-clinching win

Utley ties school record with three homers in series-clinching win

Opposing baseball teams are facing quite a dilemma against No. 18 Wartburg. Take Saturday’s doubleheader with Central, for example. The Dutch had to choose between pitching around slugger DJ Utley, or taking their shot at the 2014 Iowa Conference MVP. They pitched to him. And lost. Utley tied a school […]

by · March 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Baseball, Sports
Wartburg, Central split in Schirm’s return

Wartburg, Central split in Schirm’s return

Red is not a friendly color around these parts. But when Matt Schirm stepped onto Hertel Field on Friday sporting a red Central Dutch pullover, it was hard for Wartburg’s baseball players to view him as the enemy. “It was interesting being in the other dugout. Definitely not used to that,” Schirm […]

by · March 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Baseball, Sports
Wartburg continues solid hitting in sweep of Coe

Wartburg continues solid hitting in sweep of Coe

Blake Wilson’s offensive slump last season is very much a thing of the past. Wilson continued his recent power surge Saturday with two home runs, including the winning solo shot in the eighth inning, against Coe. The 7-6 win in the first game Saturday and third of the series was […]

by · March 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Baseball, Sports
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