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The Dakota Wesleyan University volleyball team fell to Concordia University 3-0 on Saturday in Mitchell. Set scores were 25-17, 25-20, 25-23 in the Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup. DWU's Maggie Stehly finished with 15 digs, Lauren Tadlock had 13 kills and Taylor Spence added 11 digs. The Bulldogs' Claire White had 10 kills. DWU (8-20, 1-14 GPAC) finish the season against Mount Marty College at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Mitchell. DWU men's soccer team drops season finale By The Daily Republic SEWARD, Neb.
LINCOLN, Neb. -- The Dakota Wesleyan University football team couldn't get its ground game going on the road on Saturday as Nebraska Wesleyan upset the No. 19 ranked Tigers 24-7. "Overall, we didn't look ready to play," DWU head football coach Ross Cimpl said. "As a head coach, it's my job to make sure that our guys are ready to play, and we weren't. All phases of the game we were slow and made uncharacteristic mistakes.
CRETE, Neb. -- Coming into the Doane Classic in Crete, Neb., it was hard for the Dakota Wesleyan University women's basketball team to pinpoint where it stood as a team. As the Tigers defeated Bethany College 84-44 on Saturday to start the season 2-0, DWU head coach Jason Christensen said it became a little clearer that his team could have a big year. "Going down here with a young team, I was thinking if we could split (our games this weekend), I'd be happy with that," Christensen said. "But to come out of here with two wins, I'm very pleased with that.
• Dakota Wesleyan University football vs. Nebraska Wesleyan University, 1 p.m. in Lincoln, Neb. • Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball vs. Dakota State University, 7 p.m. in Madison. • Dakota...
The all-state cross country teams were announced on Friday, with several area athletes being honored. Lorna Gregerson, of Mount Vernon/Plankinton, Lexy Leischner, of Ethan/Parkston, and Ella Byers, of Chamberlain, all finished in the top 25 of the state cross country meet. The top 25 award is given based on the best times in all three classes. The three area runners also earned all-state honors for Class A. Gregerson finished fourth in the Class A girls race with a time of 15 minutes, 16 seconds, while Leischner took sixth with a time of 15:24, and Byers finished 10th with a time of 15:26.
CRETE, Neb. -- While the Dakota Wesleyan women's basketball squad may be young, the Tigers didn't show it on Friday, outscoring Tabor 43-23 in the second half en route to a 74-59 win in the season opener. "I thought the whole game we played with a lot of energy," DWU head coach Jason Christensen said. "We played 12 kids and wore them down. They shot well in the first half, but we survived the storm. I told them that if we survived the storm, we'd be just fine and we were. "We didn't know what to expect. The first half we were trying to get to know each other.
The Dakota Wesleyan University football team moved up two spots to No. 16 in the NAIA Football Coaches' Top 25 Poll, which was announced Monday. The Tigers (5-1), who topped Doane College 27-23 Saturday, earned 150 votes. No. 1 Morningside College and No. 12 Northwestern College are the two Great Plains Athletic Conference teams that are ranked higher than DWU. The Tigers face Morningside on Saturday.
BROOKINGS -- Macy Miller scored 11 points and Kerri Young added four points and three assists in South Dakota State University's 77-40 exhibition win over South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in a women's college basketball game Thursday in Brookings. Miller and Young, both former Mitchell High School girls basketball standouts, played together for the first time since high school. Young, a sophomore, played 24 minutes, while Miller, a freshman, played 23 minutes and had three rebounds while shooting 4-for-9 from the field. Ellie Thompson led all scorers with 15 points for the Jackra
WINNER -- Mount Vernon/Plankinton topped Winner 25-20, 25-20, 25-22 in a high school volleyball match on Thursday in Winner. Mikayla Weiss led Mount Vernon with a double-double with 27 assists and 13 digs, while Ivy Haines had 10 kills and two blocks. Haley Kaak had 13 digs, while Makaela Karst added 13 kills and two aces in the win. Winner defended with two double-doubles with Kelsey Bertram, who had 17 digs, 11 assists, nine kills and an ace, and Sydney Fritz with 13 kills, 12 digs, a block and an ace.
Dakota Wesleyan University is hosting a four-week Men's Basketball Competitive Academy in November. The cost is $55 per athlete for all four weeks of the camp -- Nov. 9, 16, 23, 30 -- at the Christen Family Athletic Center. It is open to boys and girls in kindergarten through eighth grade. For more information, contact the DWU men's basketball office at 605-995-2876 or email@example.com .