New year, new coaches

New year, new coaches

New sports seasons bring about new opportunities for success, new athletes and new competition. But this fall season, it also brings new faces to coach women’s golf, cross country and tennis. Replacing Mike Strydom, Monica Severson and Steve Johnson are Chris Gustas, Greg Bodensteiner and Ryan Chapman respectively. In his […]

by · September 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Cross Country, Golf, Sports, Tennis
Wartburg tennis team’s good deed

Wartburg tennis team’s good deed

Being told you’re going to miss out on our last college tennis meet can be a hard thing to swallow. Central College Senior West Adelman experienced this firsthand. Adelman got a call saying he had to ship out for basic training earlier than expected. This meant he was going to […]

by · May 4, 2016 · 0 comments · Sports, Tennis

A tennis player with little free time

“Free time” is a phrase that doesn’t fit in Brandon Hornback’s dictionary. Hornback, a junior tennis player at Wartburg, also works in the athletics laundry room and strings rackets for his teammates and for members of the community. And since student-athletes at Wartburg are stressed the importance of being students […]

by · March 31, 2016 · 0 comments · Sports, Tennis

Former Go-Hawks become Knights

While some students may want to get away from their hometown when they go to college, four former Waverly-Shell Rock tennis players made the transition to playing tennis for the Wartburg Knights. While she didn’t consider coming to Wartburg at first, Kayla Reusche decided to visit Wartburg and never looked […]

by · November 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Sports, Tennis
Alex Petersen and Alexa Schmitz have competed several times this season as doubles partners.— File photo

Fourth place finishes for Petersen and Schmitz

As the fall women’s tennis season came to a close, two Knights have something to be especially proud of. In Flight B singles, Alex Petersen took home fourth place from the Iowa Conference individual championships on Saturday. In the third-place match, Luther’s Britta Pressler defeated Petersen by a 6-2 and […]

by · October 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Sports, Tennis