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Willis Radio: Oct. 22

Willis Radio: Oct. 22

Greetings, football fans. It’s Fall Break, but my parents have a somewhat reliable Internet connection in rural Jasper County, so I’m still tuning in to Wartburg coach Rick Willis’ weekly radio show on KWAY with Terry Goetzinger. The sixth-ranked Knights (6-0, 3-0) are coming off a 42-9 homecoming victory over […]

Willis Radio: Oct. 15

Willis Radio: Oct. 15

Greetings again, football fans. Sorry to leave you hanging the last few weeks, but I’m back with notes from Wartburg head football coach Rick Willis’ radio show (every Wednesday from 7:30-8 p.m. on KWAY) after being tied up with other coverage during the last couple shows. The Knights are coming off […]

Wartburg running back Brandon Domeyer and Bethel defensive back Josh Treimer come face-to-face during last year's NCAA Division III second-round playoff game. -- File Photo

Iowa-Iowa State? Forget about it

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.

by · September 13, 2014 · 1 comment · Blogs, Football, Orange and Black Extra, Sports
Willis Radio: Sept. 10

Willis Radio: Sept. 10

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 […]

Bethel's Jared Schultz and Wartburg's Logan Pitz battle for a pass during their NCAA Division III second-round game last November. The seventh-ranked Royals and 17th-ranked Knights will meet in Waverly on Sept. 13. -- File Photo

Who has the toughest non-conference schedule in the IIAC?

  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 […]

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