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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…

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 Sweeps Doubleheader at Dordt

Northwestern Sweeps Doubleheader at Dordt

SIOUX CENTER, IA… It’s always a great environment when these two arch rivals play in college basketball and Wednesday was no exception as Dordt hosted Northwestern for a big GPAC doubleheader. The women’s game came right down to the wire and was tied at 64 with 5 minutes left when Kassidy DeJong hit the key 3-pointer. She scored 22 points…

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…

Northwestern Sweeps McPherson in NAIA Pool Play

Northwestern Sweeps McPherson in NAIA Pool Play

SIOUX CITY, IA… The 8th-ranked Northwestern Red Raiders needed a win Wednesday night at the NAIA National Volleyball Tournament. They were swept by Marian Tuesday night, but returned the favor to #23 McPherson at the Tyson Event Center. MaKenzie Fink had 16 kills and Lauryn Hilger 12 for the Red Raiders who are now 25-8. Pool play concludes Thursday night…

Dickinson State Brings Northwestern’s Season To A Stunning End

Red Raiders Fall At Home In First Round Of NAIA Playoffs 14-6

ORANGE CITY, IA  —  Fifth-ranked Northwestern could not overcome five turnovers in losing to #15 Dickinson State 14-6 in an NAIA Football Championship Series first round match-up played today on a cold, blustery day at DeValois Stadium, Korver Field. The Red Raiders, making their 20th appearance in the FCS, are now 14-6 in the first round and 21-18 overall in the postseason. Northwestern…

Dordt Sweeps Northwestern To Claim GPAC Title

Defenders Win 3-0

SIOUX CENTER, IA  —  The Dordt volleyball team, NAIA National Runner-Up in each of the last two years, punched their ticket for a return to the tournament, sweeping rival Northwestern in the GPAC Tournament Championship.  Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: College Sports, Colleges – Dordt, Colleges – Northwestern, Sports Tags: College Volleyball, Dordt Defenders, Northwestern Red Raiders

Northwestern Runs Past Briar Cliff & Into Playoffs

Red Raiders Finish 9-1 After 31-14 Win

ORANGE CITY, IA  —  No.5 Northwestern secured its spot in the NAIA Football Championship Series with a convincing 31-14 home win over Briar Cliff this afternoon on Senior Day at DeValois Stadium. The Red Raiders conclude the regular season with an 8-1 league record, 9-1 overall. The Red Raiders, under the direction of head coach Matt McCarty, qualify for the FCS for…

#1 Morningside Wins Shootout At #3 Northwestern

Red Raiders Suffer First Loss 42-34

ORANGE CITY, IOWA – Living up to every bit of its billing as the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics’ Game of the Week, top-ranked Morningside College and third-ranked Northwestern College took a capacity crowd of 4,000 fans on a thrill ride throughout the afternoon Saturday, Oct. 20. Packed into De Valois Stadium to witness a clash of Great Plains Athletic…