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Knights stumble against Carthage, end season in Regional

Knights stumble against Carthage, end season in Regional

The Wartburg baseball team (33-14) could only muster four hits in a 4-1 losing effort to Carthage (30-14) in the third round of the NCAA Divison-III Central Regional Saturday evening at Waterloo’s Riverfront Stadium. The Knights ended their regional run 1-2 as Max Langheinrich picked up the loss on 7 […]

by · May 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Baseball, Sports
No. 13 Knights upset No. 7 UW-Stevens Point, keep season alive

No. 13 Knights upset No. 7 UW-Stevens Point, keep season alive

  With their backs up against the wall, No. 13 Wartburg gave the ball to junior pitcher, Parker Bolt. He didn’t give it back until the game was over and the Knights had secured a 4-2 victory over No. 7 UW-Stevens Point in a do-or-die game during day two of […]

by · May 15, 2015 · 1 comment · Baseball, News, Sports
DIII Central Region: Knights comeback falls short in ninth

DIII Central Region: Knights comeback falls short in ninth

Trailing 3-4 with two outs and runners on first and third in the bottom of the ninth, No. 13 Wartburg (32-13) had an opportunity to tie the game or beat Anderson University (32-11) with a walk-off in the first round of the Division III Central Region Tournament. Reliever Nicholas Nunez […]

by · May 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Baseball, News, Sports
NCAA Regionals: Knights ready for second chance

NCAA Regionals: Knights ready for second chance

Jackson Litterer wasn’t sure how to feel after his team’s 12-7 loss to Coe College in the IIAC Tournament Championship. Without an automatic bid, the Knights needed some help from the NCAA National Championship Committee to keep their season alive as an at-large bid. “I didn’t know if I was […]

Wartburg captured the 2015 IIAC regular-season championship with a 20-8 conference record.

Wartburg baseball: A championship tradition

The Past: Building a championship tradition The year was 1996, Wartburg had recently hired a new head baseball and football assistant coach from Loras College. The coach had turned Loras, a consistent bottom-dwelling baseball team into an Iowa Conference contender within five years, regularly producing 25 win seasons for the […]

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