Athletics News

  • Comeback falls short as Tigers fall in overtime
    January 16, 2019
    ORANGE CITY, Iowa – With four seconds to play trailing by three points in overtime, the No. 15 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team had a final possession to force a second overtime. However, DWU dropped the Great Plains Athletic Conference contest to Northwestern College, 80-77 in Orange City, Iowa.
  • No. 1 Tigers drop defensive battle to No. 3 Northwestern
    January 16, 2019
    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.
  • Multiple athletes sign to DWU cross-country and track and field teams
    January 15, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s cross-country and women’s track and field teams have been busy on the recruiting trail throughout the year. Head coach Jamen Helton and Zach Lurz recently signed four recruits in Wyatt Baldauf, Sami Shoultz, Elijah Burns and Jocelyn Krouse.
  • Rabenberg shines as DWU competes at Ward Haylett Invite
    January 14, 2019
    CRETE, Neb. – Junior Jared Rabenberg (Britton, S.D.) headlined the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track and field teams at the Ward Haylett Invite Saturday in Crete, Neb.
  • Harden and Hoglund pace No. 15 DWU in win
    January 13, 2019
    Mitchell, S.D.- Nick Harden (Chicago, Ill.) and Ty Hoglund (Dell Rapids, S.D.) combined for 46 points as they pushed the No. 15 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team to victory over Midland University in a Great Plains Athletic Conference bout, 82-67 Sunday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • No. 1 Tigers topple (RV) Warriors
    January 13, 2019
    Mitchell, S.D.- A balanced scoring attack pushes the No.1 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team to a 98-78 victory over (RV) Midland University in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup Sunday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Kammerer joins DWU baseball coaching ranks
    January 11, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team is proud to announce the hiring of Sean Kammerer as the new full-time assistant baseball coach, it was announced by DWU Director of Athletics Jon Hart Friday.
  • Ryan Kienzle signs with DWU men’s track and field
    January 10, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s track and field team has announced its’ newest signee in Gillette, Wyo., native Ryan Kienzle, the DWU head track and field coach Zach Lurz announced Thursday.
  • Tigers wrestle NCAA Division II Augustana
    January 09, 2019
    Sioux Falls, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling team visited NCAA Division II opponent Augustana University and fell to the Vikings, 54-0 Wednesday night in Sioux Falls, S.D.
  • (RV) Dordt holds off No. 15 Tigers
    January 09, 2019
    SIOUX CENTER, Iowa – Nick Harden (Chicago, Ill.) drilled a 3-pointer to tie the game at 79 with less than 10 seconds to play. However, the No.15 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team fell short to Dordt College, 81-79 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference tilt in Sioux Center, Iowa.
  • Starting five lead charge as No. 1 Tigers cruise to victory
    January 09, 2019
    SIOUX CENTER, Iowa – Thanks to all the starters scoring in double figures, the No. 1 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team cruised past No. 12 Dordt College in a Great Plains Athletic Conference top-15 matchup Wednesday at the De Witt Gymnasium.
  • DWU wrestles in Hastings over weekend
    January 07, 2019
    HASTINGS, Neb. – The Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling team competed against Hastings College in a Great Plains Athletic Conference dual on Friday and took part in the Cusatis Open on Saturday in Hastings, Neb.
  • Carr’s career high guides No. 1 Tigers in conference victory
    January 05, 2019
    OMAHA, Neb. – Thanks to a career high from junior forward Sarah Carr (Huron, S.D.), the No. 1 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team routed the College of Saint Mary in Great Plains Athletic Conference action Saturday in an 84-55 victory on Saturday in Omaha, Neb.
  • No.18 Tigers hand No. 2 Mustangs first loss
    January 02, 2019
    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.
  • No. 1 Tigers glide past No. 8 Mustangs
    January 02, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – In a top-10 battle, the No. 1 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team used balanced scoring to secure its 16th win of the season with a 91-67 victory over No. 8 Morningside College in a Great Plains Athletic Conference tilt Wednesday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • McCloud’s career high paces Tigers in victory
    December 30, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 18 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team hit the century mark for the fifth time this season on their way to a 100-77 victory over the University of Saint Mary (Kan.) Sunday at the Corn Palace.
  • Harden collects career high as Tigers fall in overtime
    December 29, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After forcing two turnovers and scoring two layups in less than 35 seconds, the No. 18 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team overcame a late deficit to force overtime. However, the late comeback was not enough as Peru State College, the No. 17 ranked team in the NAIA DI, downed DWU, 112-110 Saturday in the Corn Palace.
  • No. 1 DWU runs past No. 12 St. Francis
    December 21, 2018
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Following a strong second quarter, the No. 1 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team flexed their muscles in a 74-51 victory over No. 12 University of St. Francis (Ill.) Friday in West Palm Beach, Fla.
  • Hoglund notches career high as Tigers win in overtime
    December 20, 2018
    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – With the clock winding down and the Tigers leading by a point, Nick Harden (Chicago, Ill.) blocked a last-second layup to secure the overtime victory as the No. 18 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team defeated the University of Antelope Valley, 92-91 at the Trip Sports Las Vegas Hoopla Thursday in Las Vegas, Nev.
  • Tiger bench leads way in Las Vegas Hoopla victory
    December 19, 2018
    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – With 15 of the 16 players entering the scoring category, the No. 18 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team cruised to victory over Cal Miramar University, 97-59 Wednesday at the Las Vegas Hoopla in Las Vegas, Nev.
  • No. 1 Tigers use big third quarter to defeat Keiser
    December 19, 2018
    No. 1 Tigers use big third quarter to defeat Keiser
  • Foster joins DWU football coaching staff
    December 18, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University football coaching staff added a familiar face as Alex Foster has been named the linebackers coach and special team coordinator, head football coach Ross Cimpl announced Tuesday.
  • Hot shooting propels No. 18 Tigers past Bulldogs
    December 15, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – For the third time this season, the No. 18 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team reached the century mark in their Great Plains Athletic Conference victory over Concordia University 105-56 Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • No. 1 Tigers suffer first loss of season
    December 15, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Despite getting out to an early 23-16 lead, the No. 1 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team dropped its’ first game of the season to No. 3 Concordia University, 82-68 Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Record breaking night pushes No. 1 Tigers past DSU
    December 12, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – On a night that saw numerous milestones reached, the No. 1 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team defeated in-state rival Dakota State University, 93-63 in non-conference action Wednesday night at the Corn Palace.
  • Tigers battle at Doane Open
    December 08, 2018
    Crete, Neb. – In the last event of the 2018 calendar year, the Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling team competed in the Doane Open on Saturday in Crete, Neb.
  • Wietzema tabbed AFCA All-America First Team
    December 11, 2018
    WACO, Texas - Senior offensive linemen Trevor Wietzema was named to the AFCA NAIA Coaches' All-America First Team, it was announced by the American Football Coaches Association Tuesday.
  • Furious comeback pushes Tigers past Doane
    December 08, 2018
    CRETE, Neb. – With 5:54 left to play, the (RV) Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team went on a 17-2 run that vaulted the Tigers past Doane University, 75-66 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference thriller on Saturday in Crete, Neb.
  • No. 2 DWU cruises past Doane
    December 08, 2018
    CRETE, Neb. – After fending off a comeback in the second half, the No. 2 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team pulled away from Doane University 71-54 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference victory Saturday at the Haddix Center in Crete, Neb.
  • (RV) Tigers fend off Lancers
    December 05, 2018
    YANKTON, S.D. – After a 55-point second half, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team pulled away to defeat Mount Marty College 86-80 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup Wednesday in Yankton, S.D.
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