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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….

Dordt Edges Mount Marty in both games

Dordt Edges Mount Marty in both games

YANKTON, SD…It turned out to be a thrilling GPAC doubleheader at Cimpl Arena in Yankton Wednesday night. In the women’s game Dordt had a strong 4th quarter to beat Mount Marty 73-67. Ebby Prewitt led the Defenders with 16 points, Sarah Castaneda had 23 for the Lancers. And in the men’s game, Marcus Mathieu had 19 for the game and…

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…

NAIA Championships: Dordt Can’t Top #1 Lindsey Wilson

NAIA Championships: Dordt Can't Top #1 Lindsey Wilson

SIOUX CITY, I.A. — The Defenders, looking for their first national title against undefeated and top-ranked Lindsey Wilson. First set – Dordt working it to Leah Kamp – she pinballs it through – Kamp was great in this match – with a team-high 20 kills. It was Lindsey Wilson that won the first two sets – Elly Burke with one of…

NAIA Semifinals: #4 Dordt Defeats #2 Viterbo in 4 Sets

NAIA Seminals: #4 Dordt Defeats #2 Viterbo in 4 Sets

SIOUX CITY, I.A. — #4 Dordt taking on #2 Viterbo in this morning’s semifinal matchup. First set – here’s some great placement from Ema Altena – the junior had 17 kills as Dordt built a 19-15 lead in the set. Viterbo came all the way back – Natalie Geidel had 9 kills in the first, 23 in the match – as…

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…