Knights Prepare to Make History in DIII National Championship

Who: Central College, Coe College, Cornell College, Loras College, Luther College, Wartburg College, and University of Dubuque What: NCAA Division III Wrestling Championship Where: LaCrosse Center, LaCrosse, WI When: Opening round begins at 11 a.m.     125: #5 Arnulfo Olea (Wartbrug) vs. Joey Aumann (Plymouth State) Zachary Beckner (Ferrum) vs. #2 CJ Pestano (Central)…

Division III Central Regional Final Results

Qualifiers by team: Wartburg (10), Central (5), Loras (4), Luther (3), Cornell (2) Coe (2), Millikin (2), Augustana (2), University of Dubuque (1) 125: CJ Pestano (Central) defeated Arnulfo Olea (Wartburg) by a 3-1 decision. Travis Jones (Millikin) qualifies with a third place over Jan Rosenberg (Coe) by 15-6 major decision. 133: Chris Williams (Millikin) defeats Cam Timok (Central) by…

Division III Central Regional Finals Matches

Top 5 Team Score Update: 1. Wartburg (161.5) 2. Central (103.5) 3. Coe (101.5) 4. Loras (91) 5. Luther (77) 125: Arnulfo Olea (Wartburg) vs. CJ Pestano (Central) 133: Chris Williams (Millikin) vs. Cam Timok (Central) 141: Cross Cannone (Wartburg) vs. Clint Lembeck (Loras) 149: Kenny Martin (Wartburg) vs. Aaron Engle (Cornell) 157: Logan Thomsen (Wartburg) vs. Jimmy…

Wartburg Team Favorite for NCAA DIII Central Regional

What: NCAA Division III Central Regional Championship Who: Coe College, Central College, Buena Vista University, University of Dubuque, Loras College, Luther College, Simpson College, Wartburg College, Nebraska Wesleyan, Cornell College, Augustana College, Huntingdon College, Knox College, University of the Ozarks, Millikin and MacMurray. Where: Five Flags Center Dubuque, IA When: First-round matches begin at 9:00…

Battle of the Burgs Recap

The Wartburg Knights defeated the Augsburg Auggies in the 2017 Battle of the Burgs by a score of 20-13. Entering intermission, the Knights trailed by a score of 9-6, but were able to rally back winning four matches after the break. The Knights defended their status as the top team in Division III. 125 lbs. #5…

Battle of the Burgs Features #1 Knights

Who: #1 Wartburg College vs. #2 Augsburg College What: 2017 Battle of the Burgs When: 2/2/2017 7:30 p.m. Where: Si Melby Hall, Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN Arguably the most exciting dual in all of Division III will take place tonight, February 2nd, in Si Melby Hall as the #1 Wartburg Knights take on the #2…

IIAC Season Heats Up With Conference Dual Tournament

By Allix Williamson The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference will host the 2017 IIAC Duals on Saturday, January 21, at two locations. The tournament will be hosted by both Luther College and the University of Dubuque. The IIAC features three teams ranked within the Top 25, Wartburg (1), Central (10), and Coe (13). The nine conference schools…

Wartburg defeats rival Luther 47-3

WAVERLY, Iowa– Top-ranked Wartburg (13-0 overall, 2-0 IIAC) defeated Luther 47-3 Thursday. Video provide by Wartburg Knight Vision Results: 125: #6 Arnulfo Olea (WB) win by fall at 2:40 vs. Sam Camacho (LC) WB 6-0 133: Connor Campo (WB) win by fall at 2:40 vs. Cody Hanson (LC) WB 12-0 141: #4 Cross Cannone (WB)…

Wartburg vs Luther highlight exciting week in IIAC action

By Allix Williamson NCAA Division III wrestling in the state of Iowa takes off this week as the teams of the Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference begin the conference dual portion of their season. Conference duals this week include Wartburg/Luther, Simpson/Dubuque, Loras/Buena Vista, and Loras/Central. Coe College will be competing outside of the conference, taking on…

Wartburg Seeks Eleventh NWCA National Duals Title

The 2017 Multi-Divisional National Duals features 88 of the best D2, D3, NAIA, NJCAA and Women’s programs from across the country competing for a National Duals Meet Championship. Location: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum 4000 Parnell Avenue Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805 Tickets Adult- All weekend pass-$40 Student- All weekend pass-$30 Adult- Daily Ticket-$20 Follow Watch LIVE…

From homeless to heavyweight—Miranda finds a family at Central

PELLA — Ramona Aparicio’s subcompact Geo Metro was touted for its bottom-of-the-market sticker price and its ultra-light three-cylinder engine that produced a fuel-efficiency rating near 50 miles per gallon. Promotional materials never mentioned it sleeps four. But for a tumultuous portion of Central College senior wrestler Jaime Miranda‘s (Aberdeen, Wash.) childhood, the Metro wasn’t just an economy…