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Lamer Leads Heptathlon After Day One at NAIA

Lamer Leads Heptathlon After Day One at NAIA

GULF SHORES, AL… Just 2 days after finding out she could compete at the NAIA National Track and Field Meet, Hartford native and DWU senior is making the most of the opportunity. The Indoor national champ in the heptathlon has the lead after 4 of the 7 events with 3,077 points. She has the final 3 events on Friday. Categories:…

Lincoln’s Jaros Commits to DWU

Lincoln's Jaros Commits to DWU

MITCHELL, SD… Matt Wilber loves to have players who can shoot on his Dakota Wesleyan basketball team. He’s got another one after Lincoln Jared Jaros committed to play his college ball in Mitchell for the Tigers. Jaros averaged 20 points and 5 rebounds during his senior season and shot 40% from 3-point range. Categories: College Sports, Colleges – Dakota Wesleyan,…

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…

DWU Women Roll into 2nd Round at NAIA Tourney in Sioux City

DWU Women Roll into 2nd Round at NAIA Tourney in Sioux City

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – In the opening round of the NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Tournament, presented by Riverside Technologies and Seaboard Triumph Foods, the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team shot past St. Francis University (Fla.), 97-66 Thursday at the Tyson Events Center. The Tigers (29-5) began the game on a 6-0 run with easy layups and good…

Hoglund’s Big Game Helps DWU Advance at NAIA

Hoglund's Big Game Helps DWU Advance at NAIA

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Thanks to a 43-point outing by Ty Hoglund (Dell Rapids, S.D.) the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team downed Warner University (Fla.), 79-65 in the opening round of the NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Tournament presented by Athletic Care, Wednesday at the Sanford Pentagon. Both teams began the game slow on offense as the first…

Hoglund Loves How Speedy His DWU Team Is

Hoglund Loves How Speedy His DWU Team Is

MITCHELL, SD… In recent years the DWU men were a dominating, physical team. But Matt Wilber has proven there is more than one way to win in the GPAC. This year’s team went 22-9 as they headed into the NAIA tournament led by Ty Hoglund who’s had several games over 40 points this season. And the former Dell Rapids standout…

DWU’s Kamber Lamer Wins Pentathlon and DSU Happy to Host NAIA Indoor Track Championships

DWU's Kamber Lamer Wins Pentathlon and DSU Happy to Host NAIA Indoor Track Championships

BROOKINGS, SD… It’s quite a while since South Dakota hosted the NAIA National Track and Field Meet as the Indoor championships started Thursday in Brookings. It’s exciting for Anthoney Drealan and his Dakota State Trojans to be hosting the event so close to home. Braden Curnow says:”It feels kind of weird I’ll say that. We don’t spend the week traveling…

DWU Women Lose in GPAC Championship Game at Concordia

DWU Women Lose in GPAC Championship Game at Concordia

SEWARD, Neb. – For the third time in three seasons, the No. 4 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team and No. 1 Concordia University met in the Great Plains Athletic Conference Championship Game, as Concordia defeated DWU, 75-63 Tuesday in Seward, Neb.  The Tigers (28-5, 28-4 GPAC) wasted no time offensively as Sarah Carr (Huron, S.D.) started the game with a layup. Moments…

Defense Has Been Key For Defending NAIA Champs from DWU

Defense Has Been Key For Defending NAIA Champs from DWU

MITCHELL, SD… When the Tigers of Dakota Wesleyan take the floor Tuesday night in the GPAC Championship game they know one thing is for sure. Playing touch defense will be the key to victory for the defending NAIA champs who play top-ranked Concordia. It’s a team they have lost twice to this season and three times last year before dominating…

Christensen Knows Tough GPAC Has his DWU Tigers Ready

Christensen Knows Tough GPAC Has his DWU Tigers Ready

MITCHELL, SD… The post season starts Wednesday night for GPAC men and women and for the defending National NAIA champion Dakota Wesleyan Tigers, it means potentially another chance to play in that final game in Sioux City. Year after year the GPAC is the toughest conference in the country in women’s basketball and this year is no exception. The Tigers…

DWU Sweeps Mount Marty in GPAC Doubleheader at Corn Palace

DWU Sweeps Mount Marty in GPAC Doubleheader at Corn Palace

Women MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 5 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team used stifling defense to record their 24th win of the season against in-state rival Mount Marty College in a 65-48 Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup Wednesday at the Corn Palace. MMC jumped on the scoreboard first, taking an early 3-0 lead in the opening minute and a…

DWU Signs 32 on National Letter of Intent Day

DWU Signs 32 on National Letter of Intent Day

MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University football team looks to reload for the future, thanks to the recruiting class of 2019. The Tigers have signed a total of 32 recruits, including 13 from South Dakota, nine from Washington, two from California, two from Wyoming, two from Nebraska and one from Minnesota, Missouri, Texas and New York. “The recruiting class…

DWU’s Jason Christensen Back On The Bench

MITCHELL, S.D. — Jason Christensen’s been at the helm of the Dakota Wesleyan Women’s Basketball team for 9 years. He’s fresh off his best season that included a national title. However, a health concern this season put his coaching career on pause.   Head Coach Jason Christensen is the winningest coach in DWU women’s basketball history. However his greatest battle came…

#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…

Christensen Talks About Strength of GPAC

Christensen Talks About Strength of GPAC

MITCHELL, SD… Wednesday night features a great match-up in Orange City between #1 DWU and #3 Northwestern in women’s basketball. But that’s nothing new for the GPAC. Twice the nation’s premier conference has sent all four teams to the NAIA semi-finals in Sioux City. And as evidenced by this game, the league is once again very strong. So why is…

Augie Wrestlers Pin DWU

Augie Wrestlers Pin DWU

SIOUX FALLS – The first home dual of the season didn’t last long for Augustana wrestling, as the Vikings dispatched Dakota Wesleyan in less than an hour for a 54-0 win. The Tigers forfeited five of the 10 matches, while the Vikings earned extra points in four of the five remaining matches to secure the win at the Elmen Center. Augustana head coach Jason…

Wilber Reacts to Big Win for DWU over #2 Morningside

Wilber Reacts to Big Win for DWU over #2 Morningside

MITCHELL, S.D. – In a game that saw 17 lead changes, the No. 18 Dakota Wesleyan men’s basketball team came away with an exciting 86-82 victory over No. 2 Morningside College in a Great Plains Athletic Conference bout Wednesday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. The Tigers (13-4, 7-3 GPAC) opened up the game with two-straight 3-point baskets from Samuel…

DWU Sweeps Morningside in big GPAC Doubleheader at Corn palace

DWU Sweeps Morningside in big GPAC Doubleheader at Corn palace

MITCHELL, SD… It was a fun night for the Cirb Crazies at the Corn Palace Wednesday night. They had plenty to cheer about as DWU swept the GPAC doubleheader from Morningside. In the women’s game, the top-ranked Tigers dominated #8 Morningside 91-67. Kynedi Cheeseman and Rylie Osthus each scored 20 points, Lisa Carr had 19 and Makaela Karst 14 points…

DWU Women Want to Make New Memories this Season

DWU Women Want to Make New Memories this Season

MITCHELL, SD… The Dakota Wesleyan women’s basketball team is doing a terrific job of defending it’s national title. The Tigers are off to a 15-1 start and ranked #1 in the NAIA poll. But the players and coaches aren’t looking back. They want to make new memories with this team! Categories: College Sports, Colleges – Dakota Wesleyan, Sports, Sports Top…