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Northern Eliminated by Minot State

Northern Eliminated by Minot State

Sioux Falls, S.D. –  Minot State defeated Northern State in an elimination game in the NSIC Baseball Tournament. Minot State scored one run in the first inning to take an early lead over the Wolves. In the seventh inning Minot State added three more runs to take a 4-0 lead over NSU. Northern State scored one run in the ninth inning…

NSU’s Hovind has record-setting 10,000 Meter at NSIC Meet

NSU's Hovind has record-setting 10,000 Meter at NSIC Meet

Winona, Minn. – The Northern State University track and field team opened the NSIC Outdoor Championships on Friday afternoon with the women’s and men’s 10,000m runs. In the final NSIC race of her career, Sasha Hovind ran to a record break and Championship finish in the women’s race, while Tanner Peltier led the Wolves in the men’s race. The Stirum…

Northern Drops Heartbreaker to Concordia

Northern Drops Heartbreaker to Concordia

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The Northern Wolves baseball team rallied for 3 runs in the top of the 9th to take a 4-2 lead over Concordia-St. Paul Thursday afternoon at Ronken Field in the NSIC Tournament. But the Golden Bears rallied for 3 of their own in the home half for a walkoff 5-4 win. Carter Schmidt had the game-winning hit…

Northern Advances in NSIC Baseball Tournament

Northern Advances in NSIC Baseball Tournament

Sioux Falls, S.D. – The Northern State University baseball team picked up its first NSIC Tournament win for the first time since 2016 with a victory over Minot State 13-6. With the win, the Wolves improve to 21-18 on the season. NSU started the scoring with three runs in the second inning on a Jordan Malainey single that scored Justin Barreneche. Later in the…

Northern Loses Heartbreaker to Winona

Northern Loses Heartbreaker to Winona

Sioux Falls, S.D. – The Northern State University softball team battled on the second day of the NSIC Tournament, but ultimately fell to No. 5 Winona State and No. 14 Augustana, ending the 2018 season. The Wolves fell to the Warriors 2-1, in the bottom of the seventh, and 7-3 to the Vikings. Northern finishes the season with a 29-22…

Northern Advances in NSIC Softball

Northern Advances in NSIC Softball

Sioux Falls, S.D. – History was again made for the Northern State University softball team on Thursday afternoon from Bowden Field, as the Wolves tallied a first round NSIC Tournament victory for the first time in program history since the qualification structure was adopted in 2008. The Wolves defeated St. Cloud State 9-3, improving to 29-20 overall. Northern scored early…

Curt Fredrickson Retires After 39 Years at Northern

Curt Fredrickson Retires After 39 Years at Northern

Aberdeen, S.D.– Northern State University Head Women’s Basketball Coach Curt Fredrickson announced this afternoon his retirement after 39 seasons with the Wolves. Fredrickson leaves his post as the winningest coach in Northern State history with an 846-306 record, two NAIA National Championships and numerous conference titles. “It has been a great 39 years at Northern State,” noted Fredrickson. “I am…

Paula Krueger Replaces Her Coach at Northern

Paula Krueger Replaces Her Coach at Northern

Aberdeen, S.D. – Following the retirement of head women’s basketball coach Curt Fredrickson, Northern State Director of Athletics Josh Moon has announced the hiring of Paula Krueger to fill the position as the fourth head women’s basketball coach in program history. Krueger moved into the head coaching role after spending the last two seasons as the team’s associate head coach….

2018 NSIC Softball Tournament Bracket

All Games Played At Sherman Park In Sioux Falls

BURNSVILLE, Minn. –  The 2018 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 3-5 at Bowden Field & Sherman Park in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Winona State earned the number one seed after…

2017-18 Winter Sports Plays Of The Year

The Best Sights, Sounds & Moments From An Historic Season

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Despite today’s evidence to the contrary, one of the best winter sports seasons in state history has come to a close. From national to state champions, rivalries and buzzer beaters, there was plenty of action to fire up cold nights.  We look back at some of the best sights, sounds and moments with our annual winter sports…

Lorenz has been a Big Hit for the Northern Wolves

Lorenz has been a Big Hit for the Northern Wolves

ABERDEEN, SD…The crack of the bat. A sound Lucas Lorenz is all too familiar with. Dean Berry, Northern Head Coach:”He’s the middle of the order guy. He’s a leader. He’s a guy who can change the game with one swing, and I think he relishes that roll. He loves to have have the so called pressure on him…” Head Coach…

St. Cloud Out-Homers Northern at Ronken

St. Cloud Out-Homers Northern at Ronken

Sioux Falls, S.D. – The Northern State University baseball team dropped a conference double-header against St. Cloud State 7-1 and 20-8 on Wednesday. With the losses, the Wolves drop to 7-10 overall and 2-6 in NSIC play. The Wolves threatened in the first innings putting multiple runners on base but could not push a run across. St. Cloud scored four…

Sundance Wicks Leaves Northern For Missouri Western

Sundance Wicks Leaves Northern For Missouri Western

Aberdeen, S.D. – Northern State Associate Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Sundance Wicks, has accepted the head coaching position at Missouri Western State University. Wicks spent the past two seasons with the Wolves, in his second coaching stint at NSU. “A great and well-earned career move for Coach Wicks, who will be sorely missed on campus, but always a part of…

Big Reasons for Northern’s Success This Season

Big Reasons for Northern's Success This Season

ABERDEEN, SD…Seniors Carter Evans and Logan Doyle are only a few inches shy of 7′ feet. They lead the team in rebounds and block shots. They’re a power house duo Head Coach Paul Sather is more than thrilled to have. Paul Sather, Northern MBB Coach:”When you’ve got some big guys on the floor like that.. I mean when I was…

HIGHLIGHTS & SOUND: Northern Drops D-II Championship in Heartbreaking Loss

Sioux Falls, S.D. – It came down to the final play of the game, as the No. 6 Northern State University men’s basketball finished the 2017-18 season as the NCAA National Finalist, falling to Ferris State 71-69 in the national championship. The Wolves finish the season 36-4 overall, after playing in front of a record 3,538 fans at the Sanford…

Miracle comeback for Northern Wolves as they advance to D-II title game

Miracle comeback for Northern Wolves as they advance to D-II title game

Sioux Falls, S.D. – Multiple comebacks and a double overtime victory, propelled the No. 6 Northern State University men’s basketball team into the NCAA Division II National Championship. The Wolves defeated Queens (NC) in a late night affair on Thursday evening from the Sanford Pentagon, 105-99. With the win, NSU advances to the first NCAA National title game in school…

Northern Wolves advance to D-II title game with 105-99 Double OT win over Queens

Northern Wolves advance to D-II title game with 105-99 Double OT win over Queens

SIOUX FALLS, SD… In an amazing game at the Sanford Pentagon, Paul Sather’s team indeed extended it’s record-breaking season with it’s 36th win of the year. But the 105-99 double OT didn’t come easy in the Division II semi-finals against 2nd seeded Queens. The Wolves struggled in the first half with 11 turnovers and trailed by as many as 11…