Colleges – Dakota Wesleyan

Perseverance On & Off Track Makes DWU’s Kamber Lamer A National Champion

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MONTROSE, S.D.  —  Celebrating athletic achievement is something Kamber Lamer has grown used to in her family. “Oh yeah we definitely know how to celebrate stuff that are really important to our family!” Kamber says. One of five siblings, Kamber was born into a rich wrestling tradition led by her grandfather, father, uncle and younger brother Caden, the fourth prep wrestler…

Dakota Wesleyan’s Kamber Lamer Wins NAIA National Heptathlon Championship

Comes 48 Hours After Third And Final Appeal To Compete Was Approved

GULF SHORES, ALA  —  Though there was more drama off the track this time thanks to a missed email and registration that nearly kept her from competing at the NAIA National Track & Field Outdoor Meet, the result remained the same for Dakota Wesleyan’s Kamber Lamer. A national championship. After winning the indoor national pentathlon championship in Brookings back in…

Lamer Leads Heptathlon After Day One at NAIA

Lamer Leads Heptathlon After Day One at NAIA

GULF SHORES, AL… Just 2 days after finding out she could compete at the NAIA National Track and Field Meet, Hartford native and DWU senior is making the most of the opportunity. The Indoor national champ in the heptathlon has the lead after 4 of the 7 events with 3,077 points. She has the final 3 events on Friday. Categories:…

Lincoln’s Jaros Commits to DWU

Lincoln's Jaros Commits to DWU

MITCHELL, SD… Matt Wilber loves to have players who can shoot on his Dakota Wesleyan basketball team. He’s got another one after Lincoln Jared Jaros committed to play his college ball in Mitchell for the Tigers. Jaros averaged 20 points and 5 rebounds during his senior season and shot 40% from 3-point range. Categories: College Sports, Colleges – Dakota Wesleyan,…

DWU’s Lamer to Compete in NAIA National Meet Afterall

DWU's Lamer to Compete in NAIA National Meet Afterall

MITCHELL, S.D. – Following multiple appeals by Dakota Wesleyan University, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletes (NAIA) National Coordinating Committee announced Tuesday that senior Kamberlyn Lamer, of Hartford, will be allowed to compete in the heptathlon at the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships. “I would like to thank the NAIA and the National Coordinating Committee for their very…

Greicar Picks up 100th Win At DWU With Split At Morningside

Tigers Drop First Game 5-4 But Win Finale 6-1

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – With two games remaining before postseason play, the Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team secured a fourth seed in the Great Plains Athletic Conference Postseason Tournament after splitting games with Morningside College Sunday in Sioux City, Iowa. Drew DeMers (Winner, S.D.) opened the first game for the Tigers with an RBI single to left field to put the Tigers…

Dakota Wesleyan Baseball Sweeps Doubleheader At Briar Cliff

Tigers Win 16-3 & 8-3

SIOUX CITY, Iowa. – The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team entered the weekend in eighth place of the Great Plains Athletic Conference race. Following a 3-1 record on the weekend, DWU now sits in fifth place after going 2-1 against Northwestern College on Saturday in Orange City, Iowa and finishing 2-0 against Briar Cliff University today in Sioux City, Iowa. DWU…

NAIA Men’s Basketball Tournament Leaving Sioux Falls For Kansas City

Unified Tournament To Be Held In Longtime KC Home

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The NAIA Men’s Basketball National Tournament won’t be in Sioux Falls when the two divisions merge into one after next year. The NAIA announced today that it’s reached an extension agreement with Kansas City to host the unified tournament from 2021 through 2024.  Kansas City has been hosting the Division One Tournament for more than 80…

DWU and Northwestern Lose Heartbreakers in NAIA Semi’s

DWU and Northwestern Lose Heartbreakers in NAIA Semi's

SIOUX CITY, IA… The NAIA semi-finals couldn’t have been closer. Unfortunately for DWU and Northwestern, they came up just shy in their attempts to make Tuesday’s title game. The defending champion Tiger from Dakota Wesleyan got a late hoop from Kynedi Cheeseman in regulation to tie Southeastern of Florida at 61 and send the game to regulation. It went to…

NAIA NATIONAL QUARTERFINALS-Gustafson Buzzer Beater Lifts Northwestern While DWU Rolls

Red Raiders & Tigers Advance To NAIA Fab Four

SIOUX CITY, IA  —  The Dakota Wesleyan Tigers and Northwestern Red Raiders womens’ basketball teams are heading to the NAIA National Fab Four. Rylie Osthus scored 23 points to lead the defending National Champion Tigers to a 75-62 win over Taylor.  Makaela Karst added 15 points to help the Tigers advance to Monday’s national semifinal against Southeastern at 8:05 PM…

NAIA NATIONAL TOURNAMENT: Dakota Wesleyan’s Upset Bid Of Defending Champ Indiana Wesleyan Undone In Heartbreaker

Tigers Fall 87-86

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – With two seconds left and trailing by a point, Ty Hoglund (Dell Rapids, S.D.) threw up a shot from half court that missed just off the mark as the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team lost in heartbreaking fashion to the overall number one seed Indiana Wesleyan University, 87-86 in the second round of the NAIA…

NAIA NATIONAL TOURNAMENT: DWU Women Pull Away From Saint Francis

Defending National Champions Head To Quarterfinals With 63-49 Win

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Thanks to dominating defense throughout, the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team advanced past Saint Francis University (Ill.), 63-49 in the second round of the NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Championships, presented by Riverside Technologies and Seaboard Triumph Foods, Friday at the Tyson Events Center. The Fighting Saints (24-9) wasted no time offensively with an easy…

DWU Women Roll into 2nd Round at NAIA Tourney in Sioux City

DWU Women Roll into 2nd Round at NAIA Tourney in Sioux City

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – In the opening round of the NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Tournament, presented by Riverside Technologies and Seaboard Triumph Foods, the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team shot past St. Francis University (Fla.), 97-66 Thursday at the Tyson Events Center. The Tigers (29-5) began the game on a 6-0 run with easy layups and good…

Hoglund’s Big Game Helps DWU Advance at NAIA

Hoglund's Big Game Helps DWU Advance at NAIA

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Thanks to a 43-point outing by Ty Hoglund (Dell Rapids, S.D.) the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team downed Warner University (Fla.), 79-65 in the opening round of the NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Tournament presented by Athletic Care, Wednesday at the Sanford Pentagon. Both teams began the game slow on offense as the first…

Hoglund Loves How Speedy His DWU Team Is

Hoglund Loves How Speedy His DWU Team Is

MITCHELL, SD… In recent years the DWU men were a dominating, physical team. But Matt Wilber has proven there is more than one way to win in the GPAC. This year’s team went 22-9 as they headed into the NAIA tournament led by Ty Hoglund who’s had several games over 40 points this season. And the former Dell Rapids standout…

DWU Women Lose in GPAC Championship Game at Concordia

DWU Women Lose in GPAC Championship Game at Concordia

SEWARD, Neb. – For the third time in three seasons, the No. 4 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team and No. 1 Concordia University met in the Great Plains Athletic Conference Championship Game, as Concordia defeated DWU, 75-63 Tuesday in Seward, Neb.  The Tigers (28-5, 28-4 GPAC) wasted no time offensively as Sarah Carr (Huron, S.D.) started the game with a layup. Moments…

Defense Has Been Key For Defending NAIA Champs from DWU

Defense Has Been Key For Defending NAIA Champs from DWU

MITCHELL, SD… When the Tigers of Dakota Wesleyan take the floor Tuesday night in the GPAC Championship game they know one thing is for sure. Playing touch defense will be the key to victory for the defending NAIA champs who play top-ranked Concordia. It’s a team they have lost twice to this season and three times last year before dominating…

Morningside Bounces Dakota Wesleyan From GPAC Men’s Tournament

Tigers Still Likely To Make NAIA Tournament Despite 88-81 Setback

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – After leading at halftime 46-40, the No. 18 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team fell to No. 2 Morningside College, 88-81 in the Great Plains Athletic Conference Tournament Semifinals on Saturday in Sioux City, Iowa. Both teams struggled in the first two minutes of the game offensively as the Mustangs (27-2, 18-2 GPAC) were able to…

Christensen Knows Tough GPAC Has his DWU Tigers Ready

Christensen Knows Tough GPAC Has his DWU Tigers Ready

MITCHELL, SD… The post season starts Wednesday night for GPAC men and women and for the defending National NAIA champion Dakota Wesleyan Tigers, it means potentially another chance to play in that final game in Sioux City. Year after year the GPAC is the toughest conference in the country in women’s basketball and this year is no exception. The Tigers…

DWU Sweeps Mount Marty in GPAC Doubleheader at Corn Palace

DWU Sweeps Mount Marty in GPAC Doubleheader at Corn Palace

Women MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 5 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team used stifling defense to record their 24th win of the season against in-state rival Mount Marty College in a 65-48 Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup Wednesday at the Corn Palace. MMC jumped on the scoreboard first, taking an early 3-0 lead in the opening minute and a…