As the 15th-ranked Wartburg football team counted down the final seconds of its 31-14 victory over No. 7 Bethel on Saturday afternoon, many of the home fans were already thinking about their celebration plans for the evening. After all, the last weekend in Knight Athletics had been one to remember. On Friday […]
The state will always gravitate toward the Cy-Hawk Series. But sports columnist Nathan Ford says there’s a bigger and more important college football game in Iowa this afternoon.
Notes from Wartburg football coach Rick Willis’ weekly radio show (Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m.) on KWAY. The Knights are coming off a 40-3 win at Augsburg and host another MIAC opponent Saturday — defending league champion and seventh-ranked Bethel. The Royals beat Wartburg twice last season, 30-17 in Week 2 and […]
Wartburg fans are well aware that their program’s non-conference schedule has ramped up considerably this fall, with the MIAC’s Augsburg and the WIAC’s Wis.-Stout replacing bottom-feeders MacMurray and Carthage. And, defending MIAC champion and seventh-ranked Bethel is still on the schedule. But is that slate the toughest in the […]
Non-conference strength-of-schedule matters a lot more to the NCAA Division III volleyball selection committee when determining which teams get the 20 at-large bids to the NCAA Tournament. It’s going to matter a lot more in every sport, actually. The NCAA Championships Committee, of which Wartburg assistant athletic director Monica […]