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Knights No. 17 in preseason football poll

Knights No. 17 in preseason football poll

Defending Iowa Conference champion Wartburg enters the 2014 season as the 17th-ranked team in the country in the d3football.com poll. The Knights are the only IIAC team ranked or receiving votes in the preseason poll. Bethel, Wartburg’s Week 2 opponent which ended its season in a second-round playoff game last […]

by · July 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Wartburg offensive coordinator Matt Wheeler speaks to the Knights offense during the squad's first spring practice at Walston-Hoover Stadium Tuesday night. -- Wesley Bates

Spring football underway for defending IIAC champs

Coming off last year’s Iowa Conference championship the Wartburg football team is back at it again with spring practice beginning Tuesday night. Wartburg claimed its 13th IIAC championship before falling to No. 6 Bethel by seven points in the NCAA second round. “Last year we had a good year. I want to say thanks to […]

by · April 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Wartburg officially announces 2014 football schedule

Wartburg officially announces 2014 football schedule

Wartburg athletic director and head coach Rick Willis officially announced Wartburg’s 2014 football schedule that was reported by The Circuit last week. Two kickoff times are different than that original report. Wartburg’s second home game against UW-Stout in Week 3 will now be a 7 p.m. kickoff. Meanwhile, the Homecoming […]

by · February 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
All but official: 2014 Wartburg football schedule

All but official: 2014 Wartburg football schedule

Wartburg hasn’t announced its 2014 football schedule yet — last year it waited until Mar. 5 — but other schools have. That means Wartburg’s can be pieced together. Keep in mind this, especially the times, are subject to change and that none of this information came from Wartburg, but from […]

Logan Pitz, one of two Wartburg athletes playing both football and basketball, in action against Coe earlier this season.

Two football players make transition to basketball

Athletes nowadays tend to focus on one sport, especially in college. Wartburg has its fair share of dual sport athletes and two see regular minutes for the Wartburg men’s basketball team. Senior Taylor Jacobsmeier and sophomore Logan Pitz both play football and basketball for the Knights. Wartburg men’s basketball coach Dick […]

by · January 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Men's Basketball, Sports
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