March 10, 2014 | Softball
Dutch hungry for more after NCAA softball finals trip
PELLA—Even after piloting Central College to its 25th NCAA Division III softball tournament berth and the team’s 13th trip to the national finals, the thing about playing in national tournaments that coach George Wares remains most convinced of, is how hard it is to get there.
March 9, 2014 | Baseball
Ariola ties hits record as Central baseball team splits
SPRINGFIELD, ILL.—Second baseman Adam Ariola became the fourth player in school history to pound out five hits in a game Sunday as the Central College baseball team rallied to secure a doubleheader split with Grinnell College, dropping the opener, 12-8 before prevailing 13-6.
March 8, 2014 | Men's basketball
Cinderella run ends in NCAA men's basketball tourney second round
STEVENS POINT, WIS.—What a ride it’s been. It finally took the No. 1-ranked team in Division III playing on its home floor to end a memorable worst-to-first championship season for the Central College men’s basketball team as Wis.-Stevens Point escaped to the NCAA’s sweet 16 with a 76-71 decision Saturday night.