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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. …

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…

Dordt Rallies Past Northwestern in GPAC Semi’s

Dordt Rallies Past Northwestern in GPAC Semi's

ORANGE CITY, IA…In a battle of NAIA powerhouses the Dordt Defenders rallied past Northwestern Wednesday night in the GPAC semifinals. The Red Raiders won the first set 25-23 on Lauryn Hilger’s kill. She finished the night with 12 as did Anna Kiel to lead the way for Kyle Van Den Bosch. But Chad Hanson’s team roared back to win the…

Dordt Duo Teammates Since 7th grade

Dordt Duo have been teammates since 7th grade

SIOUX CENTER, IA—  From 7th grade to high school and now the Dordt volleyball team Juniors Ema Altena and Jamie Gesink have been nothing short of Sioux center standouts. Setter Gesink is a returning 2nd team all-American and outside hitter Altena is a returning 3rd team all-American. Gesink and Altena didn’t plan on attending Dordt together, but they’re fortunate to have…

Northwestern Comes Back To Beat Dordt

Red Raiders Win 41-23

ORANGE CITY, IA  —  Down 16-6 at half, Northwestern outscored rival Dordt 35-7 in the second half to breeze by the Defenders 41-23 in NAIA college football action on Saturday afternoon in Orange City. All six Red Raider touchdowns came on the ground with Jacob Kalogonis leading the way with 214 yards on 24 carries and two scores. Dordt’s Keithen…

Dordt Rallies For Another Upset Win Over Hastings

Defenders Win 30-23 In Double Overtime

SIOUX CENTER, IA  —  For the second straight week the Dordt Defenders stunned the 19th ranked NAIA team in the country. This time the Defenders rallied past Hastings to win 30-23 on Saturday afternoon in Sioux Center.  Keithen Drury ran for 204 yards on 29 carries while quarterback Brock Lamle went 7-12 for 154 yards and a pair of scores….

#3 Northwestern Falls to #7 Dordt

GPAC Volleyball Action

SIOUX CENTER, I.A. —  The Red Raiders looked to win on the road at Dordt, but the Defenders are undefeated at home this season. With 23 kills and 8 digs by Sioux Center native Ema Altena, the Defenders rolled past Northwestern 3-1. This is the Red Raiders first loss since August. Click the video box above to see how the game…

Scoreboard Wednesday, October 11th

Scores for Wednesday, October 11, 2017

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  SCORES FOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11TH, 2017 College Volleyball  Dordt def. Northwestern, 25-22, 30-28, 19-25, 25-22 Briar Cliff def. Dakota Wesleyan, 27-25, 25-15, 25-16 Morningside def. Mount Marty, 25-20, 25-12, 25-9 Midland def. College of Saint Mary, 25-19, 25-22, 25-13 Hastings def. Concordia University, 25-10, 25-14, 25-19   Men’s Soccer Concordia University 2, Doane University 1  …

6:00 Sportscast Wednesday, October 11th

6:00 Sportscast Wednesday, October 11th

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Click on the video viewer to watch the 6:00 PM KDLT Sportscast for Wednesday, October 11th, 2017! Categories: Colleges – Dakota Wesleyan, Colleges – Dordt, Colleges – Northwestern, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Dordt Defenders, KDLT Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, Northwestern Red Raiders, Sioux Falls Storm, Sportscast

Dordt Edges Briar Cliff in GPAC Thriller

Dordt Edges Briar Cliff in GPAC Thriller

The 6th-ranked Dordt Defenders improved to 17-3 by edging Briar Cliff 3-2 in a GPAC volleyball match Wednesday night in Sioux Center. Ema Altena with 19 kills and Jamie Gesink with 56 assists paced the way for Chad Hanson. Ironically they are playing in their home town where they have been teammates since 7th grade. Leah Kamp also chipped in…


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

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Click on the video viewer for a special look back at the best sights, sounds and moments from the fourth week of local prep and college football! Categories: College Sports, Colleges – Augustana, Colleges – Dakota State, Colleges – Dakota Wesleyan, Colleges – Dordt, Colleges – Northwestern, Colleges – South Dakota, Colleges – South Dakota State, Colleges…

Dordt Suffers First Loss At Morningside

Defenders Falls 55-23

SIOUX CITY, IA —  Six-time reigning GPAC football champion Morningside rolled to a 62-23 victory against previously unbeaten Dordt in Saturday’s league opener at Elwood Olsen Stadium. The Mustangs, ranked fourth nationally in the NAIA, rolled up 672 yards total offense en route to their fourth straight victory to open the campaign. Dordt, which was off to its second 2-0…

2017 GRIDIRON PREVIEW-NAIA With Dakota State’s Josh Anderson

Trojan Head Coach Helps Break Down Local NAIA Squads

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  On the eve of the season opener with Dakota Wesleyan, Dakota State head coach Josh Anderson joins the KDLT Gridiron Preview to talk about his Trojans and the rest of the local NAIA squads in 2017! Categories: College Sports, Colleges – Dakota State, Colleges – Dakota Wesleyan, Colleges – Dordt, Colleges – Northwestern, Colleges – Presentation,…

Dordt And Morningside Play To Saturday Draw

Defenders Win Game One 10-6 Before Falling 11-0 In Finale

SIOUX CENTER, IA  —  Dordt College and Morningside split a Saturday afternoon college baseball doubleheader in Sioux Center.  The Defenders outslugged the Mustangs 10-6 in game one before going silent in the nightcap and losing 11-0. Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: College Sports, Colleges – Dordt, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: College Baseball, Dordt Defenders, Morningside Mustangs

2017 GPAC Men’s Basketball Tournament

Dakota Wesleyan, Northwestern & Dordt In The Field

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Pairings for the 2017 GPAC Men’s Basketball Tournament are out and three local teams are in the field. Northwestern (23-6, 13-5) is the second seed and will host Hastings (14-16, 8-10) on Wednesday at 7 PM.  Also on Wednesday at 8 PM the 3rd seeded Dakota Wesleyan Tigers (22-8, 13-5) will host 6th seed Concordia (21-9,…

Dordt Football Signings

Dordt Football Signings

(Wednesday, February 1; Sioux Center, Iowa) The Dordt College football program has announced its current class of incoming players for the 2017 season.  The list of 38 newcomers includes 14 that have claimed all-state honors; 27 that were all-conference honorees; 10 that earned all-area honors and nine that were academic all-staters. “When we set out to recruit this class our…