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    March 26, 2017
    Doane sweeps DWU in GPAC doubleheader CRETE, Neb. – The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team concluded its weekend Nebraska trip on Sunday dropping a Great Plains Athletics Conference doubleheader to Doane University in Crete, Neb.
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    March 25, 2017
    Tigers split in GPAC action with Hastings HASTINGS, Neb. – The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team opened Great Plains Athletic Conference play on Saturday afternoon, despite a rain delay against Hastings College at Duncan Field in Hastings, Neb.
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    March 24, 2017
    Rogers takes third, Tigers compete at Wildcat Classic WAYNE, Neb. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track and field teams competed in their first outdoor meet of the 2017 season.
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    March 25, 2017
    SMSU takes two from DWU softball MARSHALL, Minn. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team hit the road on Saturday, dropping a doubleheader to NCAA Division II Southwest Minnesota State University. The Mustangs took Game One 9-2, and the finale 9-8 in Marshall, Minn.
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    March 24, 2017
    Bartscher signs with DWU women’s basketball MITCHELL, S.D. – Head women’s basketball coach Jason Christensen has added another piece of the puzzle in Ethan, S.D., native Kacey Bartscher.
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    March 22, 2017
    Kieff signs 10 future DWU softball members MITCHELL, S.D. – Following a strong start in the Tucson Invitational, DWU softball Head Coach Ed Kieff is excited to announce the 2017 recruiting class.
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    March 21, 2017
    DWU women's soccer to host summer camps The Dakota Wesleyan University women's soccer team will be hosting two soccer camps this summer.
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    March 19, 2017
    Tigers split with Presentation in home opener MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team was back in action for its home opener against Presentation College on Sunday, taking Game One 5-3, while the Saints defeated the Tigers 10-1 in the finale at Dr. McWhirter Field in Mitchell, S.D.
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    March 16, 2017
    Gomez welcomes nine signees to 2017 class MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s golf teams will see nine new faces when the 2017-18 golf season begins in the fall with three athletes signing for the women’s team and six signing for the men’s team.
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    March 16, 2017
    Ashley Bray named NAIA All-America Second Team, Herrold receives Honorable Mention nod MITCHELL, S.D. – For the third time in Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball history, two players received NAIA All American honors as Ashley Bray (Anoka, Minn.) was named to the NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball Second Team and Erica Herrold (Dimock, S.D.) received NAIA Honorable Mention, it was announced by the NAIA Thursday.
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    March 16, 2017
    Martin named NAIA All-American, Spicer and Hoglund earn Honorable Mention MITCHELL, S.D. – Following a third-straight trip to the NAIA Men’s National Basketball Tournament, the accolades continue for the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team. Senior Tate Martin (Mitchell, S.D.) was named to the NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball All-America First-Team while Jason Spicer (Sioux Falls, S.D.) and Ty Hoglund (Dell Rapids, S.D.) were each named Honorable Mention, it was announced by the NAIA Thursday.
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    March 15, 2017
    Bennett adds third signee to 2017 class MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s soccer team signed their third addition from South Dakota for the 2017 season in Lucas Trimble from Belle Fourche, S.D.
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    March 13, 2017
    DWU men land two NAIA Scholar Athletes MITCHELL, S.D. –Two members of the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team were named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athletes, it was announced by the NAIA on Monday.
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    March 13, 2017
    Six members of DWU women’s basketball named NAIA Scholar Athletes MITCHELL, S.D. – Six members of the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team were named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes it was announced by the NAIA on Monday.
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    March 13, 2017
    Christensen adds local standout to 2017 class MITCHELL, S.D. – Coming off another successful season and a trip to the national tournament, the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team added Ethan, S.D., native Rachel Hawkins to the 2017 recruiting class on Monday.
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    March 08, 2017
    DWU baseball picks up two wins in final three days at Tucson Invitational TUCSON, Ariz. – The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team added two wins to its win column while on its annual spring break trip, competing in the Tucson Invitational in Tucson, Ariz.
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    March 10, 2017
    Tigers postseason run halted by Eastern Oregon SIOUX CITY, Iowa – In a physical and well matched NAIA DII Women’s National Basketball Tournament game, it was Eastern Oregon University that came out on top, defeating the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team 83-75 at the Tyson Event Center in Sioux City, Iowa.
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    March 06, 2017
    Six game win streak propels DWU softball in Tucson TUCSON, Ariz. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team flexed its offensive firepower in the final four days at the Tucson Invitational in Tucson, Ariz.
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    March 08, 2017
    Spicer nets 1,000 career points, Tigers furious comeback falls short in first-round action POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. – In recent years, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team found themselves playing in close games in the NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Championships. This year was no different as they squared off against the No. 5 seed, College of Idaho Wednesday night at the Keeter Gymnasium in Point Lookout, Mo.
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    March 08, 2017
    Offensive spark helps Tigers oust Milligan in Sioux City SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Thanks to a 25-0 run in the second quarter, the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team secured its first victory of the 2017 NAIA DII Women’s National Basketball Championship over Milligan College 66-54 at the Tyson Event Center in Sioux City, Iowa.
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    March 08, 2017
    DWU men back in Branson BRANSON, Mo. -- DWU is in the midst of arguably one of its greatest three-year spans in school history and has found a new formula to continue the success this season.
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    March 07, 2017
    Tigers return to Sioux City for second-straight year SIOUX CITY, Iowa -- After being picked eighth in the Great Plains Athletic Conference preseason poll a year ago and finishing their season in the NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Championship quarterfinals, voters were not going to make the same mistake of doubting the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team again.
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    March 05, 2017
    DWU baseball adds win over Winnipeg in Tucson TUCSON, Ariz. – The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team was back in action, taking on William Penn University and the University of Winnipeg on Sunday, while dropping a doubleheader to Malone University on Monday at the Tucson Invitational in Tucson.
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    March 06, 2017
    Tiger golf to host 12th Annual Winter Golf Team Clinic MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s golf teams will be hosting the 12th Annual Winter Golf Team Clinic on March 18-19 at the DWU/Avera Sports and Wellness Complex in Mitchell, S.D.
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    March 06, 2017
    Christensen adds Colton, S.D., native Taylor Will MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team is excited to announce the signing of Colton, S.D., native Taylor Will of Tri-Valley High School.
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    March 04, 2017
    Tiger softball picks up two wins in Tucson TUCSON, Ariz. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team made its annual trip south to compete in the Tucson Invitational from March 4-8 in Tucson, Ariz., playing six games in the last two days.
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    March 04, 2017
    Tigers split with in-state foe at Tucson Invitational TUCSON, Ariz. – The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team made its annual 27-hour spring break trip to Tucson, Ariz., as it took on Presentation College in the Tucson Invitational on Saturday at the Kino Sports Complex.
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    March 03, 2017
    Christensen nabs talented in-state duo MITCHELL, S.D. – Jason Christensen, head women’s basketball coach at Dakota Wesleyan University, has added two Class ‘AA’ standouts in Mateya Walder of Watertown, S.D., and Lindsey Hale of Yankton, S.D.
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    March 01, 2017
    NAIA releases brackets and times for national tournament MITCHELL, S.D. – Both the DWU men’s and women’s basketball teams found out on Thursday night at the Moose Lodge in Mitchell, their next opponent in the NAIA Division II National Tournament.
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    March 01, 2017
    Herrold and Bray named to GPAC First Team, four other Tigers honored MITCHELL, S.D. – A day after the Great Plains Athletic Conference championship game, the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team landed six players on the All-GPAC teams.
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    March 01, 2017
    Tiger athletics to host NAIA Selection Show MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University athletic department will be hosting an NAIA Selection Show today at the Moose Lodge in Mitchell, S.D.
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    March 01, 2017
    Martin named GPAC Player of the Year, Hoglund earns Freshman of the Year honors MITCHELL, S.D. – For the first time in Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball history, the Great Plains Athletic Conference Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year winners reside in two DWU athletes. Tate Martin was named Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Year and Ty Hoglund was named Freshman of the Year, it was announced by the conference Wednesday.
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    February 28, 2017
    Tigers fall in GPAC overtime thriller SEWARD, Neb. – It wasn’t anything short of a championship game on Tuesday night inside the Walz Arena.
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    February 25, 2017
    Osthus nets new career high, Tiger women topple Doane MITCHELL, S.D. – Riding a 24-point victory three nights earlier, the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team took care of business on Saturday night, defeating Doane University 81-57 in the Great Plains Athletic Conference semifinal showdown at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
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    February 25, 2017
    DWU men come up short in GPAC semifinals ORANGE CITY, Iowa – The No. 14 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team looked to defeat No. 19 Northwestern College for the second time in 10 days. However, DWU did not leave Orange City victorious as they fell, 84-65 in the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament semifinals Saturday afternoon.
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    February 24, 2017
    Kayser commits to DWU for 2017-18 women’s basketball season MITCHELL, S.D. – The 2017-18 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball roster just got a little deeper with the addition of Kadra Kayser from Emery, S.D., where she played guard for Bridgewater-Emery High School.
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    February 23, 2017
    Wenzlaff becomes second signee to ink with DWU men’s soccer MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University men’s soccer Head Coach, Paul Bennett continues to add local talent to the 2017 roster, this time with the addition of Gabriel Wenzlaff from Yankton, S.D.
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    February 23, 2017
    Time changed for DWU women’s basketball game on Saturday MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball game against Doane University has been moved to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
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    February 22, 2017
    Tigers topple Chargers, host GPAC semifinals on Saturday MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 9 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team opened up the Great Plains Athletic Conference Tournament, controlling the game from tip-off and never looked back as they defeated Briar Cliff University, 94-60 Wednesday night at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
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    February 22, 2017
    Hoglund tallies new career high, Tigers advance to GPAC semifinals MITCHELL, S.D. – Third time was a charm for the No. 14 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team.
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