Colleges – Northern State

Strong Start Doesn’t Hold For Northern In Loss To Bemidji

Wolves Fall 44-17

ABERDEEN, S.D.  —  Northern scored first in the game, after Quest Parham notched the first interception of his career on the Beavers fifth play of the opening drive. The Wolves quickly trotted down the field with three first downs from Zachery Barber, Zech Culbreath, and Hunter Trautman. Nicholas Truen broke through the BSU defense with the Wolves on the 20…

18th Ranked Augustana Knocks Off 9th Ranked Northern State

Vikings Defeat Wolves 3-1

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Double-digit kills from four players helped the 18th-ranked Augustana volleyball team defeat ninth-ranked Norhtern State, 3-1, Saturday night in the Elmen Center.   The Vikings won the first two sets 25-23 and 25-19, before dropping the third set 25-20. Augustana won the clinching fourth set, 25-21. With the win, the Vikings improve to (16-5) overall and…

Northern Wins at Minot as Truen Shines

Northern Wins at Minot as Truen Shines

The Northern Wolves traveled to Minot State Thursday night for the NSIC game of the week and got off to a great start. Noah McPherson’s pick 6 got Tom Dosch’s team on the board as they built a 27-5 half-time lead. Hunter Trautman hit Cameron Eisenhauer for a touchdown and Nicholas Truen scored twice. He ended the night with 23…

Truen & Wolves Run Past Moorhead

Northern Wins On Gypsy Days 28-20

Aberdeen, S.D. – The Northern State University football team came away with a 28-20 victory in the 102nd Gypsy Days game over Minnesota State University Moorhead. With the win, the Wolves improve to 2-3 overall and 1-0 in NSIC North Division play.   The Wolves scored first on their first possession of the game, as Nicholas Truen rushed for his…

Mankato Shuts Out Northern State

Wolves Lose 36-0

Mankato, Minn. – In their final cross divisional game of the season, the Northern State University football team fell to No. 8 Minnesota State 36-0. The Wolves drop to 1-3 overall, while the Mavericks improve to 4-0. The Wolves were overpowered by the nationally ranked Mavericks, ad MSU tallied touchdowns in three of the four quarters. Northern notched 83 yards rushing…

LaFavre Scores Winner For USF In OT Against Northern

Coo Win Soccer Match 1-0

SIOUX FALLS – After controlling the game for regulation, University of Sioux Falls Soccer broke through with Lauren LaFavre’s game-winning goal in overtime to defeat Northern State, 1-0, on Sunday afternoon. The Cougars are one of four teams who remain unbeaten in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference play, improving their league record to 2-0-1 and matching last season’s win total with…

Strong Start Fades In Wolves Loss To Upper Iowa

Northern State Falls 31-14 At Swisher Field

Aberdeen, S.D. – The Northern State University football team dropped their second home game of the season Saturday, 31-14 to Upper Iowa University. With the loss, the Wolves move to 1-2 overall with one game remaining in cross divisional play. Northern scored first in the game on a quick one yard pass from Jake Comeaux to Nicholas Truen. The Peacocks however answered back in…

Cougars Crush Wolves In Home Opener

Sioux Falls Beats Northern State 37-7

SIOUX FALLS – For the second straight week, the #9 University of Sioux Falls Football Team (2-0, 2-0 NSIC) used the combination of stout defense and the running of Max Mickey to put together a decisive victory, turning back Northern State (1-1, 1-1 NSIC), 37-7, in the Cougars’ home opener at Bob Young Field on a rainy and windy Saturday before 2,415…

Northern wins thriller over Wayne State

Northern wins thriller over Wayne State

ABERDEEN… The Northern Wolves opened the season Thursday night with a thriller 23-16 win over Wayne State. Trailing 16-9 in the 3rd quarter, Jake Comeaux hit Zach Culbreath for the score and the game was tied. And with just 17 seconds left in the game, Chaka Kelly wasn’t go to be denied, he scored the game-winning TD from 13 yards…

Northern State Bringing Same Faces To New Roles

Wolves Signed Dosch-Era High 44 Student-Athletes In The Offseason

ABERDEEN, S.D. — The Northern State Wolves come into the 2017 season after a 6-5 record last year. This season will feature a lot of new faces but they aren’t new to the team. The Wolves graduated 24 seniors from a season ago. However, senior wide receiver Zachery Barber returns as he works toward a Master’s degree. Northern State signed…

Record Performances For Northern, USF & Augie On Final Day of NSIC Championships

Outdoor Track & Field Season Concludes

ST. PAUL, MN —  The 2017 NSIC Outdoor Track & Field Championships concluded on Saturday afternoon in St. Paul, Minnesota.  Click on the video viewer to watch highlights!  Recaps and team standings are below. Team Standings NSIC Championships Men’s Team Standings 1.  MSU-Mankato (247) 2.  Sioux Falls (120) 4.  Augustana (69) 5.  SMSU (68) 9.  Northern State (48) Women’s Team…

Augie And USF Win Opening Round Games

Augie And USF Win Opening Round Games

  The NSIC softball tournament started Thursday at Sherman Park and Bowden Field in Sioux Falls. And the host teams both won their opening round games in the doubloe elimination tournament. Abby Chandler had the game-winning RBI in Augie’s 2-1 win over Bemidji State. And USF out-scored Northern 7-5 as Kerrigan Hoshaw and Jasmine Ragusi each had a pair of…

2017 NSIC Softball Tournament Bracket

Begins Thursday In Sioux Falls

BURNSVILLE, Minn. – The 2017 NSIC Softball Tournament bracket has been set as regular season play concluded Sunday afternoon. The top ten teams in the final regular season standings will participate in the double-elimination tournament, which will be held May 4-6 at Bowden Field & Sherman Park in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Minnesota State earned the number one seed after…

Wolves & Cougars Split Softball Twin Bill

Northern Wins Game One 5-4, USF Rallies To Take Game Two 13-5

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Northern State Wolves and Sioux Falls Cougars split a Saturday college softball doubleheader at Sherman Park in Sioux Falls on Saturday afternoon. The Wolves took the opening game of the doubleheader 5-4.  NSU’s Jess Vernon went 1-3 with three RBI while Katelynn Dills, Jamie Fisher and Shayla Steinley each had two hits.  Breanna Black went…

Northern’s Kastigar Takes 200 Butterfly For Second National Title

Aberdeen Native Won 400 IM National Championship Thursday

Birmingham, Ala. – On day three of the NCAA Championships, the Northern State swim team competed in two events, including Hannah Kastigar in the 200 yard butterfly and Kastigar, Edda Skoric, Josie Gillund and Kayla Sproles in the 800 yard freestyle relay. Kastigar began the morning by finishing first overall in the 200 yard butterfly with a time of 1:58.14,…

Emporia State Rallies Past Northern State Again At Central Regional

Bad Fourth Quarter Costly In Wolves 71-68 Loss

Searcy, Ark. – After being crowned NSIC Champions, the Northern State University basketball team continued into regional action today as the No. 8 seed, facing No.1 seed Emporia State. The Wolves played a hard fought contest against the Hornets, but fell short by three points in the fourth quarter. With the loss, NSU concludes the 2016-17 season with an overall record…

NSU’s Kastigar Wins D-II Title In 400 IM

Aberdeen native wins National D-II Title for Northern

Birmingham, Ala. – After notching a third place finish in the 200 yard IM in the opening day of the NCAA Swimming National Championships, junior Hannah Kastigar jumped back into action in both sessions racing the 400 IM and the 100 fly. Kastigar blew past the field of opponents in the 400 IM, claiming the first swimming National Championship in…

Northern State Women To Face Emporia State Again In Central Regional

NSIC Champs Heading To Arkansas

Indianapolis, Ind. – After winning the NSIC Tournament, the Northern State women’s basketball team earned an automatic bid into the NCAA Division II Central Region Tournament, making an appearance for the fourth consecutive year. The No. 8 seeded Wolves will take on the No. 1 seed Emporia State University in the opening round, looking battle back from a 74-68 loss…

SMSU, Northern Happy NSIC Champions

SMSU men, NSU women headed to region tournaments after winning NSIC titles on Tuesday

The SMSU men take a 26-5 record into the Region Tournament after beating Upper Iowa Tuesday night 71-58. After suffering through a losing season last year, it made this title even more rewarding. And for the Northern women who beat USF 55-52, it was back to back tough games with great comebacks. It was a trademark of this team all…