Volleyball

Five-set win gives Wartburg No. 2 seed in IIAC volleyball tournament

Five-set win gives Wartburg No. 2 seed in IIAC volleyball tournament

Spending three hours on Highway 20 can make you groggy. With the Iowa Conference tournament No. 2 seed and a subsequent first-round bye and semifinal home court advantage on the line, the Knights weren’t about to sleepwalk through the regular season league finale. Wartburg overcame a flat first set to […]

by · October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Sports, Volleyball
Wartburg goes .500 in Oshkosh

Wartburg goes .500 in Oshkosh

Wartburg split two matches again Saturday at Wis.-Oshkosh’s volleyball tournament to finish the weekend 2-2. No. 14 Carthage beat the Knights in four sets in the first match of the day, 25-17, 18-25, 25-15, 25-14. Offense was not either team’s specialty. Carthage hit .127, but Wartburg was even worse at […]

by · October 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Sports, Volleyball
Volleyball splits first day at Oshkosh

Volleyball splits first day at Oshkosh

Wis.-River Falls rallied from a 25-15 loss to upset Wartburg 3-1 before the Knights capped the first day at the Wis.-Oshkosh tournament with a sweep of NAIA opponent Clarke. Wartburg hit a consistent .224 for the match against Wis.-River Falls, never hitting under .208 or above .242 for a set […]

by · October 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Sports, Volleyball
Knights serve up Senior Night sweep

Knights serve up Senior Night sweep

Doug Frazell left his post at West Des Moines Valley when Bailey Wilson was a junior there. Frazell was taking an assistant volleyball job at Wartburg, and made Wilson promise him to visit the school. She did, and the rest, as they say, is history. Wilson’s time in an orange […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Sports, Volleyball
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.

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