Women’s Basketball

Pregame: IIAC Semifinals

Pregame: IIAC Semifinals

Women: No. 5 Wartburg (16-10, 6-8) @ No. 1 Dubuque (17-8, 11-3) Live Video Streaking Wartburg has won two straight and three of four following Tuesday’s IIAC quarterfinal win over Loras. Dubuque has also won two consecutive and three of four, beating Luther 94-81 in the regular season finale Saturday to […]

Strong finish snaps skid with Duhawks

Strong finish snaps skid with Duhawks

It has been the opponent Bob Amsberry has circled on his team’s schedule for the past two seasons after seven straight losses: Loras College. The head coach of the Wartburg women’s basketball team high-fived his entire bench and breathed a sign of relief as the buzzer sounded Tuesday night in a 65-58 Iowa Conference tournament […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Sports, Women's Basketball
Pregame: IIAC Quarterfinals

Pregame: IIAC Quarterfinals

Women: No. 5 Wartburg (15-10, 6-8) @ No. 4 Loras (15-10, 9-5) Live Audio Live Video Streaking Wartburg has won two out of its last three games, including a thrilling 56-54 win over last-place Central in the regular season finale Saturday. Loras has also won two of three, holding off […]

Kristie Sommer’s three free throws lift Wartburg in regular season finale

Kristie Sommer’s three free throws lift Wartburg in regular season finale

Drawing up a potential game-winning play in the regular season finale, Bob Amsberry didn’t look at Miranda Murphy and Kristie Sommer as nervous freshmen. On a day when the Wartburg’s offense struggled to the tune of 35.3 percent shooting, Amsberry wanted the ball in the hands of playmakers. Trailing Central by […]

by · February 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Sports, Women's Basketball
Second straight first-place opponent too much for Wartburg

Second straight first-place opponent too much for Wartburg

The script to knock off a first-place women’s basketball team in the Iowa Conference appeared to be the same for Wartburg for the second game in a row. At the Regents Center on Wednesday, they could only follow it for 27 minutes. Luther (20-4, 10-3) used an 8-0 run to break free […]

by · February 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Sports, Women's Basketball
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