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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 […]

Wartburg's Bronson Tatham prepares for a block during the Oct. 11 game at Coe. -- Nathan Ford

Tatham back on the football field after near career-ending injury

A doctor found a blood clot in Bronson Tatham’s leg in the spring, and told him that he might not ever play football again. Six months later, he’s back on the field.

by · October 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
Do home crowds have an impact on games?

Do home crowds have an impact on games?

From statistical analysis, researchers have found little to no evidence supporting the idea that crowds can influence a team or player’s ability or make a visiting team’s performance worse. What fans can influence: the referees and the calls they make.

Wartburg remains No. 6 in football polls

Wartburg remains No. 6 in football polls

The top 12 teams in both the d3football.com and AFCA coaches polls remained the same this week, including Wartburg (6-0) holding steady at No. 6 after a 42-9 homecoming win over Dubuque. Wis.-Whitewater (6-0), Mary Hardin-Baylor (6-0), Mount Union (6-0), Wesley (7-0) and Linfield (5-0) continue to make up the […]

by · October 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
IIAC Roundup: Week 7

IIAC Roundup: Week 7

Four programs have won an Iowa Conference championship since 1997. Wartburg is one and this year’s Knights have played the other three already in the first three weeks of IIAC competition. They’re 3-0 by a combined 121-23. The Knights were dominant again Saturday, while Buena Vista had another big offensive day to remain unbeaten […]

by · October 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports
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