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Dordt Signs 26 on National Letter of Intent Day

Dordt Signs 26 on National Letter of Intent Day

Sioux Center, Iowa…The Dordt football program has announced 26 new commitments by athletes intending to attend Dordt and join the football program. With the addition of these players the Dordt recruiting class now has 55 members.  “About ten months ago our coaches embarked on a mission to bring in this recruiting class. Today is the culmination of that work. We…

Feenstra’s Super Sophomore Year is Boosting Dordt To National Ranking

Feenstra's Super Sophomore Year is Boosting Dordt To National Ranking

SIOUX CENTER, IA…Erika Feenstra is making her mark on the Defenders program…as a sophomore. Bill Harmsen, Dordt WBB Coach says:”Erika has just been extremely consistent all season. She has really worked hard just on her physicality and the type of player that she is, and she has just had an outstanding season so far for us…” Feenstra broke the school’s…

Dordt Women Making Big Strides

Dordt Women Making Big Strides

SIOUX CENTER, IA… The Dordt women’s basketball team has it’s 3rd coach in the last three years and I’d day they’ve found the right guy. Bill Harmsen’s Defenders started the week ranked 14th in the NAIA with a 17-7 record. And they’ve been competitive from the start led by sophomore Erika Feenstra who ironically played for Harmsen at Western Christian….

Dordt’s Miracle Rally Shocks #2 Concordia in 2 OT’s

Dordt's Miracle Rally Shocks #2 Concordia in 2 OT's

SIOUX CENTER, IA… The Dordt women trailed 2nd-ranked Concordia by 16 points in the 4th quarter Wednesday night in Sioux Center. But they had witnessed the men making a similar rally at the Corn Palace when they finished the game on an 18-0 run. The women responded with an 18-2 run to tie the game at 77 when Siennah Stamness…

Dordt Finishes Pool Play Perfect with 30th Win of the Season Against Masters

Dordt Finishes Pool Play Perfect with 30th Win of the Season Against Masters

SIOUX CITY, IA… The 5th-ranked Dordt Defenders lost the first set to Masters College Thursday night in the final night of pool play at the NAIA National Volleyball tournament at the Tyson Event Center in Sioux City. Ema Altena’s 15 kills rallied them to a 3-1 win for the Defenders 30th win of the season. Krommendyk and Dejager each had…

Dordt Advances to NAIA Sweet 16 With 2nd Pool Play Win

Dordt Advances to NAIA Sweet 16 With 2nd Pool Play Win

SIOUX CITY, IA… The 5th-ranked Dordt Defenders improved to 29-2 by winning their 2nd straight pool play match at the NAIA National Volleyball Tournament in Sioux City Wednesday night. Ema Altena led the way for the Defenders with 16 kills as they rallied after losing the first set to Corban U. Dordt went on to win the match 3-1 to…

Dordt Sweeps Dakota State in College Basketball Doubleheader

Dordt Sweeps Dakota State in College Basketball Doubleheader

Women’s Recap MADISON, S.D. – Dordt (Iowa) outrebounded Dakota State (S.D.) 61-37 Tuesday evening at DSU Fieldhouse, rolling to an 89-62 non-conference women’s basketball victory.  The Defenders never trailed in the game. The Lady T’s dropped their overall record to 1-6.  DC raised their overall record to 7-2. The Defenders scored the first four points of the game and never…

Jansma’s Late 3 Sinks DWU at the Corn Palace

Jansma's Late 3 Sinks DWU at the Corn Palace

MITCHELL, SD… To say that Dordt won a thriller at the Corn Palace Wednesday night would be a huge understatement. It looked like the Tigers had the game in the bag, leading most of the way by double digits. Ty Hoglund led a very balanced attack with 21 points and Aaron Ahmadu had 17 points and 7 rebounds and all…

DWU Women Celebrate National Championship With Win Over Dordt

DWU Women Celebrate National Championship With Win Over Dordt

MITCHELL, SD… The DWU Women’s Basketball team unveiled their NAIA Championship banner before the start of Wednesday night’s game with Dordt at the Corn Palace. They then celebrated with a 72-68. But it wasn’t easy. The Defenders led 16-8 in the first quarter before the Tigers rallied and eventually took the lead. Annie Rhinesmith led Dordt with 20 points and…

Dordt Sweeps Northwestern To Claim GPAC Title

Defenders Win 3-0

SIOUX CENTER, IA  —  The Dordt volleyball team, NAIA National Runner-Up in each of the last two years, punched their ticket for a return to the tournament, sweeping rival Northwestern in the GPAC Tournament Championship.  Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: College Sports, Colleges – Dordt, Colleges – Northwestern, Sports Tags: College Volleyball, Dordt Defenders, Northwestern Red Raiders

Morningside Drills Dordt

Defenders Fall 63-21

SIOUX CITY, IA  —  Two early turnovers led to quick touchdowns and the number-one rated Morningside Mustangs controlled the game in a 63-21 win over the Dordt Defenders in GPAC play on Saturday afternoon in Sioux Center. Morningside scored on a 38 yard drive that was set up by a fumble on the kick return and another fumble on Dordt’s…

GRIDIRON GREATNESS-Week 10 PLAYOFFS (10-28-18)

The Best Sights, Sounds & Moments From The Week In Local Prep & College Football!

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The postseason got underway for all classes of football in South Dakota, Iowa and Minnesota. Here’s a look back at all the drama in Gridiron Greatness! Categories: College Sports, Colleges – Dordt, Colleges – South Dakota State, Football Friday, High School Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Gridiron Greatness, IAHSAA, MSHSL, SDHSAA

Dordt Drops Briar Cliff In Overtime

Defenders Win 36-30 Thriller

SIOUX CENTER, IA  —  Brock Lamle threw for 259 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Dordt Defenders to a 36-30 victory over visiting Briar Cliff on Saturday afternoon in Sioux Center.  The Defenders improved to 6-2 overall and 5-2 in the GPAC.  Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: College Sports, Colleges – Dordt, Sports, Sports Top Story…

NAIA Will Merge Division One & Two Basketball Beginning In 2020-21

Will Effect Six Local Programs

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Beginning with the 2020-21 season, basketball in the NAIA will look a lot different, and our six area programs could see some new competition. The NAIA announced today that men’s and women’s basketball will have just one division in 2020-21, effectively merging the current division one and two.  Dakota State, Dakota Wesleyan (whose women’s basketball team…

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….