Football

  • 30 Iowa Conference titles
  • 20 NCAA Div. III playoff berths
  • No losing seasons since 1960
  • Third-winningest NCAA football team since 1975 (.805)

All-time scores

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1960

3-6 overall

Opponent Result
Iowa Wesleyan W, 28-6
Dubuque L, 14-6
William Penn L, 6-0
Simpson W, 27-0
Luther L, 28-13
Parsons L, 7-0
Upper Iowa L, 10-7
Buena Vista W, 21-20
Wartburg L, 23-12

 

1961

6-3 overall

Opponent Result
Iowa Wesleyan L, 19-7
Dubuque W, 18-0
Willaim Penn W, 13-0
Simpson W, 13-0
Luther L, 14-0
Parsons L, 12-0
Upper Iowa W, 31-3
Buena Vista W, 16-7
Wartburg W, 17-7

 

1962

7-2 overall, 7-2 conference

Date Opponent Location Result
Sept. 15 William Penn Pella L, 12-3
Sept. 22 Iowa Wesleyan Pella W, 7-0
Sept. 29 Buena Vista Storm Lake W, 14-16
Oct. 6 Parsons Fairfield L, 6-0
Oct. 13 Luther Decorah W, 26-14
Oct. 20 Simpson Pella W, 40-20
Nov. 3 Wartburg Pella W, 42-0
Nov. 10 Upper Iowa Fayette W, 42-7

 

1963

7-1-1 overall, 6-1-1 conference

Date Opponent Location Result
Sept. 14 William Penn Oskaloosa W, 28-0
Sept. 21 Iowa Wesleyan Mt. Pleasant W, 34-7
Spet. 28 Buena Vista Pella W, 14-7
Oct. 5 Missouri Valley Marshall, Mo. W, 19-7
Oct. 12 Luther Pella L, 14-7
Oct. 19 Simpson Indianola W, 62-0
Oct. 26 Dubuque Pella T, 0-0
Nov. 2 Wartburg Waverly W, 12-7
Nov. 9 Upper Iowa Pella W, 42-12

 

1964

8-1 overall, 7-1 conference
Iowa conference champions

Date Opponent Location Result
Sept. 19 Luther Decorah W, 14-16
Sept. 26 Simpson Pella W, 42-13
Oct. 3 Iowa Wesleyan Mt. Pleasant W, 83-0
Oct. 10 Buena Vista Storm Lake W, 35-6
Oct. 17 Dubuque Pella W, 14-0
Oct. 24 Carthage (Wis.) Pella W, 20-0
Oct. 31 Upper Iowa Pella W, 14-0
Nov. 7 Wartburg Waverly L, 6-0
Nov. 14 William Penn Pella W, 39-0

 

1965

8-1 overall, 7-0 conference
Iowa conference champions

Date Opponent Location Result
Sept. 18 Luther Pella W, 19-14
Sept. 25 Simpson Indianola W, 28-6
Oct. 2 Lincoln University (Mo.) Jerfferson City, Mo. L, 6-4
Oct. 9 Buena Vista Storm Lake W, 16-0
Oct. 16 Dubuque Dubuque W, 14-0
Oct. 23 St. Mary (Kan.) Dodge City, Kan. W, forfeit
Oct. 30 Upper Iowa Fayette W, 20-7
Nov. 6 Wartburg Pella W, 40-7
Nov. 13 William Penn Oskaloosa W, 33-0

 

1966

9-1 overall, 7-0 conference
Iowa conference champions

Date Opponent Location Result
Sept. 17 North Central (Ill.) Pella W, 18-6
Sept. 24 Simpson Pella W, 20-6
Oct. 1 Upper Iowa Fayette W, 20-13
Oct. 8 William Penn Pella W, 53-0
Oct. 15 Wartburg Waverly W, 27-0
Oct. 22 Dubuque Dubuque W, 19-14
Oct. 29 Luther Pella W, 29-14
Nov. 5 Buena Vista Storm Lake W, 27-9
Nov. 12 Winona State (Minn.) Pella W, 34-7
Nov. 29 *Wis.-Whitewater Whitewater, Wis. L, 41-18

*NAIA Playoffs

1967

9-0 overall, 7-0 conference
Iowa conference champions

Date Opponent Location Result
Sept. 16 North Central (Ill.) Naperville, Ill. W, 39-12
Sept. 23 Simpson Indianola W, 26-14
Sept. 30 Upper Iowa Pella W, 31-0
Oct. 7 William Penn Oskaloosa W, 27-7
Oct. 14 Wartburg Pella W, 33-0
Oct. 21 Dubuque Pella W, 12-0
Oct. 28 Luther Decorah W, 14-7
Nov. 4 Buena Vista Pella W, 43-0
Nov. 11 Winona State (Minn.) Winona, Minn. W, 17-14

 

1968

5-3-1 overall, 3-3-1 conference

Date Opponent Location Result
Sept. 14 Mayville State (N.D.) Pella W, 22-0
Sept. 21 Buena Vista Storm Lake W, 6-0
Sept. 28 Simpson Pella T, 14-14
Oct. 5 Upper Iowa Fayette L, 7-0
Oct. 12 William Penn Pella W, 21-13
Oct. 19 Wartburg Waverly L, 24-14
Oct. 26 Dubuque Dubuque L, 19-14
Nov. 2 Luther Pella W, 18-0
Nov. 9 Macalaster (Minn.) St. Paul, Minn. W, 18-14

 

1969

6-3 overall, 5-2 conference

Date Opponent Location Result
Sept. 13 Mayville State (N.D.) Mayville, N.D. W, 30-0
Sept. 20 Buena Vista Pella W, 39-7
Sept. 27 Simpson Indianola W, 13-7
Oct. 4 Upper Iowa Pella W, 12-0
Oct. 11 William Penn Oskaloosa L, 16-6
Oct. 18 Wartburg Pella W, 40-13
Oct. 25 Dubuque Pella W, 40-13
Nov. 1 Luther Decorah L, 8-3
Nov. 8 Macalester (Minn.) Pella L, 29-14
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