Katie Sommer gets a hit against Grinnell College on April 3.  —Marketing & Communication

Sommer continues career as a coach

Katie Sommer has always had a love for the softball diamond, starting at a young age. This summer, she will get to share what she’s learned over the years as an assistant coach for the Waverly-Shell Rock Go-Hawks softball team. While she has helped out at various softball camps, she […]

by · April 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Softball, Sports
Katie Sommer plays basketball for the Knights and will soon be joining the softball team.—Riley Cole/TRUMPET

For the love of both sports: Athletes share experience competing in two sports

Katie Sommer has excelled on the basketball court this season, but after stepping off the court she will step onto the infield as part of the Wartburg softball team. When it came to deciding to compete in sports in college, Sommer said she did not want to compete in just […]

Mike Brown practices his throw at practice. — Erica Dynes/TRUMPET

Baseball, softball set goals for this season

Baseball and softball season are just around the corner with the first tournament at the end of February. The baseball team is coming off a successful season from last year. The Knights finished the 2015 season 33-14 overall which included a conference and regional title and a bid to the […]

by · February 14, 2016 · 0 comments · Baseball, Softball, Sports
Several lacrosse players celebrate the program's first conference win last year. The team just finished preseason training. — File photo

Lacrosse, softball finish preseason training

Several athletic teams, led by new coaches, are preparing for their upcoming preseasons at the start of the new year. Softball coach Jamie Mueller and lacrosse coach Anna Meerbach just finished up fall practices with their teams. Preparing the rest of the winter now falls solely on the athletes. “We […]

by · November 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Lacrosse, Softball, Sports
Knights name new head softball coach

Knights name new head softball coach

The Wartburg Knights softball team is welcoming a new face to their coaching staff. That new face is Jamie Mueller as head coach. Mueller’s former coaching position was at Depauw University in Greencastle, Ind. She has been an assistant coach for the past three years. Also at DePauw, Mueller was one […]

by · July 8, 2015 · 0 comments · News, Softball, Sports