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Two Dakota Wesleyan University men's soccer team players were named to the all-Great Plains Athletic Conference team on Monday. DWU senior forward Chaz Foss was named to the second team and finished the year with 11 goals and nine assists. DWU's Bryce Berletic was named to the all-GPAC honorable mention list. The senior forward scored two goals and had five assists. DWU finished the season 8-10-1 and fell to eventual champion Hastings College in the first round of the GPAC playoffs.
Dakota Wesleyan University senior forward Megan Johnson, who led the Great Plains Athletic Conference and the NAIA in goals scored, was named to the all-GPAC first team on Monday. Johnson set the school record for most goals in a single season with 23, despite having her season cut short due to injury. DWU's Thara Ali Said earned her second consecutive all-GPAC honorable mention selection. Ali Said scored 13 goals and had three assists for DWU in 2014. The Tigers finished the season 9-10-1 overall and fell to Concordia University in the semifinals of the GPAC playoffs.
CHAMBERLAIN -- The Chamberlain football team landed 11 players on the all-Nations Conference team, which was announced Monday. Senior running back Shawn Foote, senior offensive tackle Tyson Fleury, senior defensive tackle Zach Ristau, junior defensive end Nick Claussen, junior center Nathan Powell, junior fullback Jeremy Herron and junior quarterback Parker Evans were named to the all-conference first team. Players selected on the all-Nations Conference teams were voted on and selected by coaches. Four Cubs, including senior middle backer Hunter Knippling, sophomore outside linebacker Dodge
Dakota Wesleyan University sophomore wide receiver Dustin Livingston was named the Great Plains Athletic Conference's special teams player of the week on Monday. In the Tigers' 40-14 season-ending win over Dordt College on Saturday, Livingston had a 70-yard punt return for a touchdown during the third quarter on a snow covered Joe Quintal Field. Livingston added a 40-yard touchdown reception and led the Tigers with five touchdown catches on the season. DWU finished its season at 7-4.
GREAT FALLS, Mont. -- After starting the Holiday Inn Classic with a win on Friday, the Dakota Wesleyan University women's basketball team dropped two games on Saturday and Sunday in Great Falls, Mont. DWU (5-2) lost to Montana State University-Northern 59-50 on Saturday and then fell to the University of Great Falls 69-58 on Sunday. "The same thing basically happened in both games," Tiger head coach Jason Christensen said.
All games are at the DakotaDome in Vermillion Today’s games Class 9A: Howard 32, Wolsey-Wessington 20 Class 9AA: Gregory 31, Woonsocket/Wessington Springs/Sanborn Central 8 Class A: Dell Rapids 12, Madison...
HELENA, Mont. -- It was the Celeste Beck show Friday night. Beck scored a game-high 34 points in Dakota Wesleyan University's 73-64 victory over Carroll College on the road. The senior was 9-of-13 from the floor and made seven three-point shots and nine free throws. With her high-scoring game, Beck is 29 points away from recording her 1,000th career point. "She put the team on her back and kept us in the game," DWU head women's basketball coach Jason Christensen said. "Having a breakout game gives her confidence going forward.
LAMONI, Iowa -- Jalen Voss led the Dakota Wesleyan University men's basketball team to its sixth straight win to start the season. The Tigers rode Voss' 28-point performance en route to beating Graceland University 99-62 on Friday in Lamoni, Iowa. Voss was 13-of-18 from the field, made two 3-pointers and grabbed a team-best eight rebounds for the Tigers, who are receiving votes in the NAIA Coaches' Poll.
The Howard football team had eight players earn all-Cornbelt Conference selections. Howard senior Luke Loudenburg was named the league's Most Valuable Player, and teammates Bailey Neises and Jordan Kuhle joined him on the first team offense. Canistota had six honorees, Hanson and Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan each had five, Menno/Marion had four, Mount Vernon/Plankinton had two and Freeman had one named to the list. All-Cornbelt Conference football honors FIRST TEAM OFFENSE -- BEE: Jordan Grosdidier, 12; Camden Myers, 11. CAN: Shay Jolley, 11; Dominick Weber, 12; Drew Seubert, 11.
Dakota Wesleyan University men's basketball vs. Graceland University, 7 p.m. in Des Moines, Iowa. Dakota Wesleyan University women's basketball vs. Carroll College, 6 p.m. in Helena, Mont. Dakota Wesleyan University...