“There will be significant facility challenges in the months of February, March and April. It will be much more challenging for our support staff with more sports competing at the same time, specifically our athletic trainers and sports information staff,” Rick Willis, Wartburg athletic director, said.
While the number of Wartburg students receiving counseling has not increased this year, COVID-19 is a challenge that may increase levels of stress and anxiety.
As he drove through the Wisconsin farmland, Ethan Townsend’s car passed cornfield after cornfield, his high beams fighting against the pressing darkness, his backseat filled with almost everything he owned. An occasional dairy farm broke up the monotony of the drive.
He couldn’t help but feel relief.
Athletes at Wartburg College have begun to consider a fifth year of eligibility with COVID-19 influencing the American Rivers Conference (A-R-C) to postpone or shorten many sports seasons.
RYAN REEBENACKER, KNIGHT WIRE MANAGER As the Knights move into the American Rivers Conference tournament…
Two Wartburg sports legends, Coach Bob Amsberry and Emma Gerdes were honored for their major milestones in their sports careers.
Jordon Brandon ’21, a heavyweight transfer student, stepped onto the mat with the Knights down by three and a disadvantage in criteria. His situation was complex, yet simple: dominate, or Wartburg loses.
Wartburg Volleyball has clinched the team’s second-straight American Rivers Conference (A-R-C) championship. Katie Foster ’21 has been a pivotal member of the team as the libero. Foster stepped into the role as a first year and now ranks second in Division-III NCAA total digs.
The national wrestling community has been in mourning following the loss of Kenny Anderson, a legendary Wartburg College wrestler.