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Korver Says His Red Raiders Can Score

Korver Says His Red Raiders Can Score

ORANGE CITY, IA… The Northwestern Red Raiders roll into the GPAC post season tournament with a high scoring and veteran team. Kris Korver has 6 talented seniors on his 23-5 team that is ranked 10th in the NAIA. And he feels it’s their ability to ball that makes them tough to play against. The winner of the GPAC tournament gets…

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…

Northwestern Red Raider Football Recruits

Northwestern Red Raider Football Recruits

ORANGE CITY, IA…Northwestern College head football coach Matt McCarty announced the commitments from 31 high school standouts on National Signing Day. The talented group of recruits will join a Northwestern team that is coming off a 10-2 season and ended the season ranked eighth in the final NAIA Coaches’ poll. “We are extremely excited to have so many talented players joining an already…

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…

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…

Augie Grapplers Beat Northwestern As Part Of 3-1 Day At Duals

Vikings Beat Red Raiders 35-6

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Augustana wrestling team turned in a solid day, as the Vikings hosted four duals at the Augustana Duals. Even with the Vikings being open at 133 pounds during the Augie Duals, Augustana went on to take three out of the four duals at the Elmen Center on Saturday.   Augustana kicked off the duals with…

Wedel’s 46 leads NW past Dordt 116-111

Wedel's 46 leads NW past Dordt 116-111

ORANGE CITY, IA… In a wild GPAC game at the Bultman Center, the Northwestern Red Raiders rallied late on 3 free throws by Colton Kooima to send the game with Dordt to overtime tied at 102. And Nathan Wedel took over. He scored 46 points in the 116-111 victory for the Red raiders in one of the wildest games ever…

Dordt Advances To NAIA National Semifinals While Northwestern’s Season Ends

Defenders Two Wins From National Title

SIOUX CITY, IA  —  One local team is two wins from an NAIA National Volleyball Championship. The other is heading home. Westmont put an end to the Northwestern Red Raiders season on Friday afternoon in the first round of elimination play at the NAIA Tournament in Sioux City, sweeping the Red Raiders 3-0.  Anna Kiel led the way for Northwestern…

Northwestern and Dordt lose final pool play games Thursday

Northwestern and Dordt lose final pool play games Thursday

They are still in the round of 16 that starts single elimination play Friday, but Thursday night’s pool play games didn’t turn out well for Northwestern or Dordt. The Red Raiders had 3 players in double figures with kills (Kiel, Fink, Hilger) but were no match for The College of Idaho which had also won the first 2 pool play…

Dordt, Northwestern remain unbeaten in NAIA pool play

Dordt, Northwestern remain unbeaten in NAIA pool play

Dordt and Northwestern have looked impressive in pool play at the NAIA National Tournament with back to back wins heading into Thursday night’s matches. The 4th-ranked Defenders have had a bulls-eye on their backs all season after coming so close in 2016. Chad Hanson likes how his team has responded. The Red Raiders are ranked 5th in the country with…

Northwestern & Dordt Still Unbeaten After Day Two At NAIA Nationals

Defenders Sweep Northwest While Red Raiders Take Out Bellevue 3-1

SIOUX CITY, IA  —  Through two games at the NAIA Volleyball National Tournament the Northwestern Red Raiders and Dordt Defenders look every bit the part of championship contenders. Each team won their second matches of pool play on Wednesday evening in Sioux City.  #4 seed Dordt took out Northwest (Washington) 3-0.  Emma Altena led the Defenders attack with 12 kills. …

Morningside Upsets Top Ranked Northwestern Men

Red Raiders Suffer First Loss 86-71

SIOUX CITY, IA —  Despite 22 points from Sioux Falls Roosevelt alum Colton Kooima, the #1 ranked Northwestern Red Raiders shot a dreadful 33 percent in the first half and were upset at #15 ranked Morningside 86-71 on Wednesday night in Sioux City, Iowa.  The Mustangs’ Tyler Borchers led all scorers with 23 points. Click on the video viewer for…

Dordt, Northwestern Roll in Pool Play

Dordt, Northwestern Roll in Pool Play

SIOUX CITY, IA…The 4th-ranked Dordt Defenders and 5th-ranked Northwestern Red Raiders rolled to easy wins on day 1 of pool play at the NAIA National Volleyball Tournament in Sioux City. Emma Altena had 17 kills to lead Dordt (30-6) past Ottawa 3-0. And AJ Horstman led a balanced attack as Northwestern (29-4) also swept Lourdes 3-0. Both continue pool play…

Northwestern is Battle-tested heading into NAIA Volleyball

Northwestern is Battle-tested heading into NAIA Volleyball

The Northwestern Red Raiders brought a 28-4 record into the NAIA National Volleyball Tournament and a #5 ranking in the country. Head coach Kyle Vanden Bosch knows that playing a rugged schedule in the GPAC against several ranked teams all season long will only help his squad in the national tournament in Sioux City.

Defending NAIA Champion St. Francis Ousts Northwestern

Red Raiders Fall In 2nd Round Of Playoffs 30-3

FORT WAYNE, IND —  10th-ranked Northwestern College saw its season come to an end with a 30-3 loss to top-ranked and defending national champion University of Saint Francis (Ind.) in a FCS Quarterfinal played today in Fort Wayne, Ind. The Red Raiders finish with a 10-2 record, its first double-digit win season since 2006. Northwestern’s offense was held in check…

NAIA PLAYOFFS: Northwestern Crushes Langston

Red Raiders Roll Into Second Round 55-7

LANGSTON, OK — No.10 Northwestern College earned its first postseason win in 11 years with a dominating 55-7 road win over No.7 and previously unbeaten Langston (Okla.) in a NAIA Football Championship Series-First Round match-up played this afternoon at W.E. Anderson Stadium. Northwestern improves to 10-1 on the year and advances to the FCS-Quarterfinals for the first time since 2006,…

Pentagon to host Men’s NAIA National Basketball Tournament

Pentagon to host Men's NAIA National Basketball Tournament

MADISON, S.D. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) is pleased to announce that the Sioux Falls Sports Authority, Dakota State University (S.D.) and Northwestern College (Iowa) will serve as co-hosts for the 2018 & 2019 NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Championships. The Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D., will serve as the venue for the events scheduled…