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New London’s Holt becomes first to sign with Warriors

New London’s Holt becomes first to sign with Warriors

New London High School senior Dani Holt made Waldorf College history on Thursday, becoming the first athlete to sign a letter of intent with the Warriors’ track and field program. “Regardless of how fast she has ran or she can run, I think it’s pretty significant when you’re the first person to officially commit to

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Broncos Fall to the Raiders in 1A State Basketball

It wasn’t an easy game and the Belmond-Klemme Broncos knew that going in, but they found a way to continually stay with one of the four best boys basketball teams in the Iowa Class 1A.  The Dunkerton Raiders took an early lead and never relinquished it as the Broncos tried to figure out how to get


Broncos to Face Raiders at High Noon

The Belmond-Klemme Broncos will face a strong side in the Dunkerton Raiders at the Wells Fargo Arena at noon today on KIOW. Orin Harris has the call as the Raiders are 24-2 on the season and have a strong scorer in Kory Kuenstling who has 558 points on the season, averaging 20.7 points per game.

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Warriors lift Gilbertson to 700th career victory

The Waldorf College softball team lifted coach Denny Gilbertson to his 700th career victory with a pair of wins over Hillsdale Free Will Baptist College on Tuesday. “I feel privileged and honored to be able to lead this program for the last 19 years,” Gilbertson said. Thirty-one hits in the doubleheader propelled the Warriors (12-0)

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Waldorf Softball Wins Pair of Games

Traveling south for sunshine and 75-degree weather, the Waldorf College softball team put together a pair of dominant wins over Hillsdale Free Will Baptist College on Monday. “For the first time being outside, our ladies had a fantastic day,” Waldorf coach Denny Gilbertson said. The Warriors (10-0) remained undefeated, winning by scores of 21-1 and

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Braves shut down Warriors

The Waldorf College baseball team wrapped up a four-game series against Ottawa University, dropping two games in Monday’s doubleheader. The Braves (6-6) topped the Warriors (1-8) by scores of 8-1 and 7-1. Kevin Warnes led Waldorf in the opener, going 3-for-3 with a double. A third-inning single from Dylan Bezayiff scored Ben Alexander for the


Demons Get Bronco Busted

The Belmond-Klemme Broncos are on the road to the semi-finals. The Lamoni Demons came into the game undefeated having soared through their regular season schedule 21-0 then tacking on four more wins in the playoffs to get to the quarterfinals. The Demons were ranked 1st in the state at Class 1A  and many figured they were a

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Waldorf falls to Ottawa in twin bill

The Waldorf College baseball team opened a four-game series with a pair of losses to Ottawa University on Sunday. The Warriors (1-6) lost by scores of 5-2 and 8-3. Waldorf committed five errors in the doubleheader, four of which came in the second game. “We shot ourselves in the foot too many times,” Waldorf coach

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Warriors End Season in National Tournament

Battling opponents wasn’t a problem for four members of the Waldorf College men’s wrestling team during the opening day of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) National Championships on Friday. “Effort was there every match,” Waldorf coach Brad Stockton said. “The outcome just wasn’t.” Bo Bettinson (125 pounds) and Brock Binversie (184) both made