Colleges – Dakota Wesleyan

Wilber Says GPAC Has Plenty of National Tourney Teams

Wilber Says GPAC Has Plenty of National Tourney Teams

MITCHELL, SD…Matt Wilber’s DWU Tigers are one of many teams that could win the GPAC Tournament starting Wednesday and qualify for the NAIA National Tournament in Sioux Falls. He feels there are 6 or 7 teams from his conference that are plenty good enough to make it. Which just emphasizes how tough the league is on a nightly basis and…

2018 GPAC Men’s Basketball Tournament Pairings

Three Local Teams Qualify

SIOUX CITY, IA  —  Three local squads will be a part of the 2018 GPAC Men’s Basketball Tournament which begins on Wednesday on campus sites. Northwestern (23-5, 13-5) is the 3rd seed and will host Concordia at 8 PM. Dakota Wesleyan (21-9, 11-7) is the 4th seed and will welcome Hastings into the Corn Palace at 8 PM. Dordt is…

2018 GPAC Women’s Basketball Tournament Pairings

Northwestern, Dakota Wesleyan & Dordt Qualify

SIOUX CITY, IA  —  Three local teams will be a part of the 2018 GPAC Women’s Basketball Tournament which begins on Wednesday at campus sites. Northwestern (21-7, 16-4) is the 2nd seed in the tournament and will host 7th seed Dordt (14-16, 8-12) at 6 PM. Dakota Wesleyan (25-5, 16-4) is the 3rd seed and hosts Midland at 6 PM….

DWU Sweeps Northwestern at Corn Palace

DWU Sweeps Northwestern at Corn Palace

  (Men’s Recap) MITCHELL, S.D. – With less than five minutes to play, the No. 17 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team used a 15-4 run to close out the game and defeat Great Plains Athletic Conference opponent, No. 10 Northwestern College 85-69 Wednesday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. Both offenses were slow to begin the game as the…

10th Ranked DWU Women Cruise Over Saint Mary

Tigers Win Sunday Matinee At Corn Palace 86-52

MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 10 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team hosted the College of Saint Mary for Senior Day, as DWU took care of CSM, 86-52 in Great Plains Athletic Conference action Sunday in Mitchell.   The first field goal of the game came as Sarah Carr (Huron, S.D.) drove through the lane and made a layup, putting…

Storm Add DWU’s Turner & NSU’s Stoterau

Season Begins February 25th At Arizona

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Sioux Falls Storm have signed two local players with defensive lineman Chad Stoterau and quarterback Dillion Turner for the 2018 season.    Stoterau (6’3, 285 lbs) will be entering his rookie season in the Indoor Football League (IFL). During his collegiate career at Northern State University, he tallied 126 tackles, 13 tackles for loss, five…

18th Ranked Dakota Wesleyan Upended By Hastings

Tigers Fall 71-69

MITCHELL, S.D. – Down by seven points with two minutes to play, the No. 18 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team mounted a late comeback, but fell short to Hastings College, 71-69 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.   It was back-and-forth in the opening minutes as neither team pulled away from…

Miller Leads Jacks past DWU

Miller Leads Jacks past DWU

BROOKINGS, SD…The South Dakota State women’s basketball team opened the third quarter with a 19-3 run and the Jackrabbits never looked back in recording a 76-63 nonconference win over Dakota Wesleyan Tuesday night before 1,430 fans in Frost Arena. Junior Macy Miller scored 10 of her game-high 23 points during the run, which gave the Jackrabbits a 54-42 lead. Senior…

Hoglund Reaches 1,000, Tigers Beat Midland

Hoglund Reaches 1,000, Tigers Beat Midland

MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 19 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team got off to a hot start Sunday afternoon and never trailed as they handled Midland University, 95-78 at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. The Tigers (16-6, 6-4 GPAC) jumped out to a 34-9 lead with 8:10 left in the first half following a Nygel Drury (Madison, Wis.) three-point…

Christensen Knows Every GPAC Game is Tough

Christensen Knows Every GPAC Game is Tough

MITCHELL, SD…The DWU women improved to 16-4 with a convincing 75-55 win over Midland Sunday at the Corn Palace. Jessica Mieras came off the bench to hit 9 of 12 field goals and lead the Tigers with 20 points. But Jason Christensen knows very well that each and every GPAC game is a challenge. And his team must be prepared…

Northwestern Sweeps DWU in GPAC Hoops

Northwestern Sweeps DWU in GPAC Hoops

ORANGE CITY, IA… It was another big GPAC doubleheader on a Wednesday night, this time in Orange City where both games featured ranked teams. And in both games Northwestern beat DWU. The Red Raiders had great balance in the women’s 69-56 win. Renee Maneman and Darbi Gustafson each had 16 points. Ashley Bray had 18 for the Tigers. The men’s…

Total Team Effort for DWU in Big Win over Morningside says Christensen

Total Team Effort for DWU in Big Win over Morningside says Christensen

MITCHELL, S.D. – In a crucial matchup between two Great Plains Athletic Conference top-10 teams, Amber Bray (Anoka, Minn.) led the charge thanks to a career-night that led the No. 6 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team over No. 6 Morningside College, 82-58 Wednesday night at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. In the opening minutes of the game, Kynedi Cheeseman…

DWU Sweeps Morningside at Corn Palace

DWU Sweeps Morningside at Corn Palace

MITCHELL, SD… The Corn Palace was rocking Wednesday night when the DWU Tigers hosted Morningside in a big GPAC doubleheader. And Tiger fans had plenty to cheer about. The 9th-ranked women beat #6 Morningside 82-54 as Amber Bray went over the 1,000 point mark in her career with 25 points. She also had 12 rebounds. Ashley Bray had 17 points…

Northwestern & Dakota Wesleyan Land Two On All-American Team

Dynamic Duos Make Mark Nationally

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  A pair of players from Dakota Wesleyan and Northwestern have been named NAIA AP All Americans. Dakota Wesleyan receiver Hayden Adams made first team after hauling in 81 passes for just under 1500 yards and 18 touchdowns.  His Quarterback, Dillon Turner, was named to the second team after finishing with more than 4300 total yards of…

Dakota Wesleyan Sweeps Dakota State In Pentagon Hoops Twin Bill

Tiger Women Win 106-45 & Men Win 94-69

MITCHELL, S.D.  —   The Dakota Wesleyan men’s and women’s basketball teams swept Dakota Wesleyan during the South Dakota NAIA Classic on Sunday at the Sanford Pentagon.  Click on the video viewer for highlights from both games!  Recaps from the DWU & DSU athletic departments are below. SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.) took advantage of making 34-of-35 free-throws Sunday…

Tigers Tame Presentation At Pentagon

10th Ranked Dakota Wesleyan Beats Saints 86-69

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The 10th ranked Dakota Wesleyan men’s basketball team defeated Presentation 86-69 at the NAIA Classic on the Sanford Pentagon on Saturday afternoon in Sioux Falls.  DWU’s Jason Spicer paced all scorers with 27 points while Julius Jackson led the Saints with 20. Click on the video viewer for highlights!

Historic Days From Adams & Turner Lead DWU Over Briar Cliff

Tigers Win 63-24

MITCHELL, S.D.  —  The Dakota Wesleyan University football team was back to its normal ways on Saturday, taking care of Briar Cliff University 63-24 in Great Plains Athletic Conference play Saturday at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell.   Offensive firepower wasn’t an issue for the Tigers as they racked up 700 yards of total offense and 32 first downs. The Tigers…

Northwestern Pulls Away From Dakota Wesleyan

17th Ranked Red Raiders Beat Tigers 29-10

ORANGE CITY, IA  —  The 17th ranked Northwestern Red Raiders scored 22 unanswered points in the second half to defeat visiting Dakota Wesleyan 29-10 on Saturday evening in NAIA college football at Orange City, Iowa. Northwestern’s Tyson Kooima passed for 234 yards and a score while running for 74 yards and two scores.  Jacob Kalongonis also rushed for 136 yards…