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Utley ties school record with three homers in series-clinching win

Utley ties school record with three homers in series-clinching win

Opposing baseball teams are facing quite a dilemma against No. 18 Wartburg. Take Saturday’s doubleheader with Central, for example. The Dutch had to choose between pitching around slugger DJ Utley, or taking their shot at the 2014 Iowa Conference MVP. They pitched to him. And lost. Utley tied a school […]

by · March 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Baseball, Sports
Wartburg, Central split in Schirm’s return

Wartburg, Central split in Schirm’s return

Red is not a friendly color around these parts. But when Matt Schirm stepped onto Hertel Field on Friday sporting a red Central Dutch pullover, it was hard for Wartburg’s baseball players to view him as the enemy. “It was interesting being in the other dugout. Definitely not used to that,” Schirm […]

by · March 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Baseball, Sports
Softball wins six over weekend

Softball wins six over weekend

The Wartburg softball team had a successful weekend, sweeping Webster on Saturday and then Blackburn on Sunday. In the first game, Wartburg scored four in the first inning after an RBI triple from Taylor Smola. Smola was then batted in from a groundout by Kirby Meyer. The Knights put up […]

by · March 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Fiala’s former coach praises her work at Wartburg

Fiala’s former coach praises her work at Wartburg

Jenni Kapanen built North Central’s women’s lacrosse program from the ground up. Sunday, she got her first in-person look at a former player trying to do the same at Wartburg. And she was impressed. “For her first year, wow,” Kapanen said. “She’s done a great job putting this team together.” […]

by · March 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Sports
Wartburg continues solid hitting in sweep of Coe

Wartburg continues solid hitting in sweep of Coe

Blake Wilson’s offensive slump last season is very much a thing of the past. Wilson continued his recent power surge Saturday with two home runs, including the winning solo shot in the eighth inning, against Coe. The 7-6 win in the first game Saturday and third of the series was […]

by · March 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Baseball, Sports
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