Colleges – Northwestern

#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…

2019 KDLT Sports Gridiron Preview

Get Ready For Kickoff As We Preview The 2019 College & Prep Football Season!

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Football is back and the KDLT Sports team is here to get you ready for kickoff with the 2019 Gridiron Preview!  We’re giving you features, analysis and insight on all our area college and prep teams that will get you set for another great year on the gridiron!  Click on the video viewers below to see…

Northwestern Returns Plenty of Talent

Northwestern Returns Plenty of Talent

SIOUX CITY. IA… The Red Raiders of Northwestern are picked to finish 2nd in the GPAC behind the national champions from Morningside. But when you consider that they lost only 42-34 to Morningside last year and went 8-1 in the league and 9-1 overall before a first round upset in the playoffs, there’s reason for this team to be very…

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…

Gustafson’s Dramatic Buzzer Beater Sends Northwestern To Fab Four

Will Face Concordia Tomorrow At 6

SIOUX CITY, IA  —  Click on the video viewer to see dramatic video of Ethan native Darbi Gustafson sending the Northwestern Red Raider women into the NAIA Fab Four with a buzzer beater against College of the Ozarks! Northwestern faces Concordia in the national semifinals tomorrow at 6 PM. Categories: College Sports, Colleges – Northwestern, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags:…

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-Northwestern Off To Quarterfinals After Knocking Off Indiana Wesleyan

Red Raider Women Win 83-70

SIOUX CITY, IA  —  Kassidy DeJong scored 20 points and Sammy Blum added 17 to lead the Northwestern Red Raiders to an 83-70 victory over Indiana Wesleyan in the second round of the NAIA National Tournament on Friday night at the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Northwestern will face the College of the Ozarks in the National Quarterfinals…

Northwestern Red Raiders Advance to NAIA 2nd Round

Northwestern Red Raiders Advance to NAIA 2nd Round

SIOUX CITY, IA…Northwestern stays perfect in first round games at the championship, improving to 16-0 all-time. The Red Raiders advance with a 27-4 record where they will play either Indiana Wesleyan or Bryan (Tenn.) in a second round game on Friday night at 7pm. ONU ends the season at 21-12. The Red Raiders shot better than 50% in each half,…

Ethan’s Darbi Gustafson Leads Northwestern to NAIA Tournament

Ethan's Darbi Gustafson Leads Northwestern to NAIA Tournament

ORANGE CITY, Ia- You don’t want to get in senior post player, Darbi Gustafson’s way when she gets the ball down low. Darbi Gustafson, Northwestern Senior (Ethan native) says: “Whether that’s getting on the inside for offensive rebounds or running the floor hard every time, I think my attention to detail and working hard has definitely made me the basketball player…

Gustafson Leads NW Women as Raiders Split with Jamestown

Gustafson Leads NW Women as Raiders Split with Jamestown

ORANGE CITY, IA… The 2nd-ranked Northwestern Red Raiders played like the 2nd best team in the NAIA Wednesday night on their home floor. Ethan’s Darbi Gustafson led the way with 19 points as the Red Raiders downed Jamestown 88-58 to improve to 24-3 for the season. In the men’s game Craig Sterk led the way with 21 and Parker Mulder…

Northwestern Signs 44 on National Letter of Intent Day

Northwestern Signs 44 on National Letter of Intent Day

ORANGE CITY, IA…Northwestern College Head Football coach Matt McCarty and his staff announced the commitments from 44  high school standouts on National Signing Day. The largest number of recruits ever announced on Signing Day by Northwestern, this class joins a Red Raider team that finished the 2018 season ranked 12th in the NAIA with a 9-2 record. “We are extremely…

Northwestern Women Roll Over Morningside While Men Are Edged

Red Raider Women Win 82-53, Men Fall 90-85

ORANGE CITY, IA  —  Northwestern and Morningside split a Saturday afternoon college basketball doubleheader in Orange City.  The 3rd ranked Red Raider women rolled over the Mustangs 82-53.  The 4th ranked Morningside men followed that up by edging host Northwestern 90-85. Click on the video viewer for highlights!   Categories: College Sports, Colleges – Northwestern, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags:…

#3 Northwestern Women Knock Off #1 DWU 69-54

#3 Northwestern Women Knock Off #1 DWU 69-54

ORANGE CITY, Iowa – In a tight defensive contest, the No. 1 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team dropped its’ first road game of the season to No. 3 Northwestern College, 69-54 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference top-five matchup Wednesday in the Bultman Center in Orange City, Iowa. Northwestern (18-2, 12-2 GPAC) began the game converting on two straight…

5th Ranked Northwestern Hammers #25 Midland

Red Raider Women Win 95-71

ORANGE CITY, IA  —  Darbi Gustafson matched her career-high with 29 points in leading No.5 Northwestern to a 95-71 win over 25th-ranked Midland in a GPAC match-up played this afternoon at the Bultman Center. The Red Raiders pushed their win streak to seven games and improve to 6-1 in the GPAC, 10-1 overall. The Warriors fall to 4-4 in the conference, 7-5 overall….

Red Raiders Advance to Sweet 16 With Sweep of Rocky Mountain

Red Raiders Advance to Sweet 16 With Sweep of Rocky Mountain

SIOUX CITY, IA… After getting swept by Marian opening night in pool play, the 8th-ranked Northwestern Red Raiders stormed back to win their final 2 pool play matches including Thursday night’s 3-0 win over Rocky Mountain to make the Sweet 16 in Sioux City starting Friday. Emily Van Ginkel and MaKenzie Fink each had 14 kills and Lauryn Hiilger 13…