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Dordt Sweeps Rival Northwestern at Home

Dordt Sweeps Rival Northwestern at Home

SIOUX CENTER, IA… It was a great night for the Dordt Defenders on their home floor Wednesday night. The Men pulled away from their arch rival Northwestern for an 86-68 win as Garrett Franken scored 24 points to lead the way for the Defenders. In the women’s game the home team pulled away in the 4th quarter after trailing at…

Jacob Kalogonis Running Up The Red Raider Record Books

Karl's TV & Appliance Athlete of the Week

ORANGE CITY, IA  —  Northwestern’s 5’9 running-back Jacob Kalogonis may not have the traditional size for the position. But, he has more than enough heart. “Jacob’s a hard-nose kid. He’ll get after it. He’ll outrun you. He’ll run you over if he has the chance. He’ll juke you; you never know what you’re getting with Jacob,” said Shane Solberg, Northerwestern…

Morningside Wins At Northwestern To Claim GPAC Title

Red Raiders Suffer First Loss 37-27

ORANGE CITY, IA  —  Down 13-10 at half, Morningside scored 20 unanswered points in the third quarter to distance themselves from host Northwestern, going on to win the battle of NAIA unbeatens and claim the GPAC title with a 37-27 victory. Northwestern’s Tyson Kooima passed for 348 yards and four touchdowns but also threw three interceptions. Morningside’s Arnijae Ponder ran…

Red Raiders Buck Broncos

Northwestern Wins 44-17

ORANGE CITY, IA — Tyson Kooima passed for 279 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another in Northwestern’s 44-17 victory over Hastings on Saturday afternoon. The win sets up a GPAC Championship showdown next Saturday in with the 5th-ranked Red Raiders will host top ranked and defending NAIA National Champion Morningside.  Both teams are are 9-0 overall and 8-0…

Wedel Leads Top-Ranked Northwestern to Sweep

Wedel Leads Top-Ranked Northwestern to Sweep

ORANGE CITY, IA… The Red Raiders of Northwestern are now the #1 team in the NAIA volleyball rankings and Wednesday night against #17 Concordia they showed why. Recent Athlete of the Week Anna Wedel led the way with 17 kills as NW swept the Bulldogs in straight sets. They improved to 28-0 on the season and 16-0 in GPAC play….

5th-Ranked Red Raiders Rout Briar Cliff

Northwestern Wins On Road 38-7

SIOUX CITY, IA — Tyson Kooima went 25-32 for 286 yards and three touchdowns to lead 5th ranked Northwestern to a 38-7 win at Briar Cliff on Saturday in Sioux City. The Red Raiders improve to 8-0 and host Hastings next Saturday at 1. Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: College Sports, Colleges – Northwestern, Sports, Sports Top…

Northwestern Defense Does Doane In

Red Raiders Win 26-3

ORANGE CITY, IA  —  No.5 Northwestern College earned a 23-3 home win over Doane in a GPAC match-up played this afternoon at DeValois Stadium. The win improves the Red Raiders to 6-0 in the GPAC, 7-0 overall; while Doane drops its second straight and falls to 4-3 in the conference, 4-5 overall. A pair of freshmen came up big for…

Northwestern and Dordt Both Win on Home Floor

Raiders and Defenders Roll in Volleyball

ORANGE CITY & SIOUX CENTER, IA… It was GPAC volleyball night in Iowa and the hometown fans went home happy. Anna Wedel had 16 kills and the 2nd-ranked Red Raiders of Northwestern beat the College of St. Mary 3-1 to improve to 24-0. And down the road in Sioux Center, the Defenders of Dordt survived a close first set and…

Wedel Leads Northwestern to Wild 5-Set Win Over Arch Rival Dordt

Wedel Leads Northwestern to Wild 5-Set Win Over Arch Rival Dordt

ORANGE CITY, IA… Our Karl’s TV & Appliance Athlete of the Week (Anna Wedel) was at her best Wednesday night when her Northwestern Red Raiders hosted arch-rival Dordt. It looked like the 2nd-ranked Red Raiders would coast to their 21st straight win and 9th in GPAC play. But the Defenders came roaring back to force a 4th set which they…

Anna Wedel (Kiel) is Healthy and Happy Leading Red Raiders

Anna Wedel (Kiel) is Healthy and Happy Leading Red Raiders

ORANGE CITY, IA… You might have known her as Anna Kiel. But, this summer she got a new name. “I just got married this past summer. New last name, same person new last name,” said Anna Wedel, Northwestern Volleyball middle hitter. Wedel married former Northwestern basketball star Nathan Wedel. The two share a bond that few would understand. “He knows…

Red Raiders Run Over Defenders

Northwestern Defeats Dordt 35-6

ORANGE CITY, IA  —  Tyson Kooima ran for 125 yards and a pair of scores while Jacob Kalogonis added 104 rushing yards and a touchdown to lead the Northwestern Red Raiders to a 35-6 victory at Dordt on a snowy Saturday afternoon in Sioux Center. Kooima also passed for 164 yards and two scores as the 8th-ranked team in NAIA…

Tough GPAC Prepares Teams For Volleyball Post Season

Tough GPAC Prepares Teams For Volleyball Post Season

ORANGE CITY, IA… The Northwestern Red Raiders know what it’s all about to make the NAIA National Volleyball Tournament in Sioux City. It’s become an almost annual event for Kyle VandenBosch and his team. But he knows that playing in the very tough GPAC makes all of the teams that advance much more prepared than most any teams in the…

#2 Red Raiders Beat Briar Cliff to Remain Unbeaten in Volleyball

#2 Red Raiders Beat Briar Cliff to Remain Unbeaten in Volleyball

ORANGE CITY, IA… The Red Raiders of Northwestern are having another outstanding season in volleyball, which is nothing new to head coach Kyle Vanden Bosch who makes the NAIA national tournament in Sioux City with regularity. But this year has been extra special for sure. Wednesday night they hosted Briar Cliff and beat the Chargers 3-1. And with the win…

Northwestern Jostles Jamestown

8th Ranked Red Raiders Roll 45-6

ORANGE CITY, IA. —  Tyson Kooima passed for 260 yards and three scores and Jacob Kalogonis rushed for 183 yards and three scores to lead the 8th ranked Northwestern Red Raiders to an easy 45-6 victory over Jamestown on Saturday afternoon in NAIA college football action in Orange City, Iowa. Cade Moser was Kooima’s favorite target, hauling in six passes…

Wedel Gets National Honors, Then Leads Raiders Past BC

Wedel Gets National Honors, Then Leads Raiders Past BC

SIOUX CITY, IA… Northwestern’s Anna Wedel was named NAIA Volleyball Attacker of the Week after her 22 kills and 13 digs in the win over arch rival Dordt. The junior from Orange City who missed last season with a stress fracture in her foot has made a remarkable comeback. And she continued her great play Wednesday night at Briar Cliff…

#2 Northwestern Wins at Dordt to Stay Unbeaten Behind Wedel

#2 Northwestern Wins at Dordt to Stay Unbeaten Behind Wedel

SIOUX CENTER, IA… The 2nd-ranked Northwestern volleyball team went on the road to play arch-rival Dordt Wednesday night. The 11th-ranked Defenders won the first set 25-22. Karsyn Winterfeld led Dordt with 13 kills. But Anna Wedel and her Raiders responded in a big way, rallying to win the final 3 sets and the match to improve to 13-0 (2-0 GPAC)….

Vanden Bosch Knows Every Match is Crucial in GPAC

Vanden Bosch Knows Every Match is Crucial in GPAC

ORANGE CITY, IA… The Northwestern Red Raiders are ranked #2 in this week’s NAIA poll. But they have a big match Wednesday night in Sioux Center against arch-rival Dordt. The Defenders are 11th in the national rankings. NW head coach Kyle VandenBosch knows that will how tough the GPAC is, even these early season match-ups are crucial down the road…

Northwestern Shakes Slow Start & Valley City State

Red Raiders Win 44-7

ORANGE CITY, IA  —  Tyson Kooima accounted for four touchdowns and the Raider D registered four sacks in leading 11th-ranked Northwestern to a 47-7 win over Valley City State this afternoon on Korver Field at DeValois Stadium. The Red Raiders (1-0) improve to 3-1 in season openers under head coach Matt McCarty and defeat VCSU for the second consecutive season. Kooima threw for three…

Northwestern Has Very High Hopes For 2019 Football Season

Northwestern Has Very High Hopes For 2019 Football Season

ORANGE CITY, IA… The Northwestern Red Raiders were ranked 5th in the final regular season NAIA poll last year and were still considered a young team. And with a terrific trio of skilled players at QB, RB and WR there’s good reason why Matt McCarty is very optimistic about the Red Raiders 2019 season. “The majority of our production offensively…

Northwestern Rallies Past DWU in GPAC Volleyball

Northwestern Rallies Past DWU in GPAC Volleyball

MITCHELL, SD… The Dakota Wesleyan volleyball team was sporting an 8-0 record before Wednesday night’s big GPAC match-up with #7 Northwestern (7-0). And the match was played at the Corn Palace for good reason with an enthusiastic crowd on hand to cheer on the Tigers who won the first set 25-22 and took a 7 point lead in the second…