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NAIA VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT-Northwestern Rallies To Defeat Oklahoma City

Red Raiders Off To Quarterfinals After 3-1 Win

SIOUX CITY, IA  —  Off to a slow start in the first game of bracket and elimination play by dropping their first set to Oklahoma City 25-16, the Northwestern Red Raiders got into a grove after that and won the next three 26-24, 25-21 and 25-19 to claim the match 3-1 and advance to he national quarterfinals. Northwestern’s Anna Wedel…

Northwestern Advances to Sweet 16 at NAIA Volleyball Tournament

Northwestern Advances to Sweet 16 at NAIA Volleyball Tournament

SIOUX CITY, IA… The Northwestern Red Raiders are on to the NAIA Sweet 16 in Sioux City after Thursday night’s 3-1 win over Corban. The 2nd-ranked Raiders are now 31-1 for the season and went 3-0 in pool play losing only the one set tonight. GPAC Player of the Year Anna Wedel led the way with 16 kills and Bekah…

Northwestern Sweeps Lawrence Tech in NAIA Pool Play

Northwestern Sweeps Lawrence Tech in NAIA Pool Play

SIOUX CITY, IA… The Northwestern women improved to 30-1 with a sweep of Lawrence Tech in the 2nd of 3 pool play matches. In doing so they clinched a spot in the Sweet 16 on Friday. But the match was very close with the Red Raiders winning 27-25, 27-25, 25-23. Anna Wedel led the way with 16 kills and AJ…

Northwestern Rolls in Pool Play on Day One of NAIA National Volleyball Tournament

Northwestern Rolls in Pool Play on Day One of NAIA National Volleyball Tournament

SIOUX CITY, IA… The Northwestern Red Raiders improved to 29-1 Tuesday night in pool play at the NAIA National  Volleyball tournament in Sioux City. GPAC Player of the Year Anna Wedel led the way with 14 kills as the Raiders rolled past Martin Methodist 25-13, 25-13, 25-10. They play Lawrence Tech Wednesday at 6:00 and then Corban Thursday at the…

GPAC Has Red Raiders Ready For NAIA Tournament

GPAC Has Red Raiders Ready For NAIA Tournament

ORANGE CITY, IA… The 2nd-ranked Northwestern Red Raiders came within a whisker of a perfect season. But it starts all over Tuesday night at the Tyson Event Center in Sioux City when they play in the NAIA national volleyball tournament. There’s no doubt in the head coach’s mind that playing in the rugged GPAC has his team well prepared for…

NAIA PLAYOFFS: Northwestern Stunned For The Second Straight Year On Homefield In First Round

Red Raiders Season Ends With 25-20 Loss To St. Xavier

ORANGE CITY, IA  —  All season long the Northwestern Red Raider football team talked about last season’s 14-6 upset loss to Dickinson State at home in the opening round of the NAIA Playoffs and not wanting to end again on such a sour note. Unfortunately for them, history repeated itself. St. Xavier forced three Red Raider turnovers and stunned Northwestern…

Northwestern Red Raiders Motivated and Ready For NAIA Playoffs

Northwestern Red Raiders Motivated and Ready For NAIA Playoffs

ORANGE CITY, IA…”Last year we weren’t expecting to lose. I feel this year, we’re going to take it more seriously,” said Northwestern quarterback Tyson Kooima. The Red Raiders are wiser and more aware of the fate that could await them in the NAIA playoffs this year. Last years first-round 14-6 loss to Dickinson State still haunts this team, but now…

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…