DWU football to host dunk and 3-point contest

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MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University football team is hosting its annual dunk and 3-point contest Monday, April 28. The contest, which is open to the public, starts at 7 p.m. at the Christen Family Athletic Center on April 28. Participants are still needed for both the dunk and three-point contests. They are open […]

Cimpl announces second wave of recruits

Ross Cimpl

MITCHELL, S.D. – In February, Dakota Wesleyan University football coach Ross Cimpl kicked off his 2014 recruiting class with 25 names set to join the Tiger football program in August. That initial group included several offensive linemen and three quarterbacks to help bolster DWU’s offense, which takes a hit to graduation after losing four-year starting […]

Tiger football announces first 25 recruits for 2014

Ross Cimpl

MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University football team put together its most successful season in more than 20 years in 2013, and the Tigers are looking to build on that success and take it to the next level in 2014. In order to achieve that level of success, head coach Ross Cimpl and the […]

Eriksen, Lundberg named NAIA Scholar Athletes

Eric Lundberg

MITCHELL, S.D. – For the second time this season, both Skyler Eriksen and Eric Lundberg have been honored for their work in the classroom, it was announced Friday afternoon. Eriksen, a senior offensive lineman on the Dakota Wesleyan University football team, and Lundberg, a junior running back, earned Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete honors, the NAIA announced. Earlier […]

Muilenburg named second team All-American

Senior receiver Anthony Muilenburg was named to the AFCA-NAIA All-American Second Team. This is the second All-American honor of his career.

MITCHELL, S.D. – In 2011, Anthony Muilenburg wrapped up his junior season by earning AFCA NAIA First Team All-American honors after finishing the year fourth in the NAIA in scoring per game and in the top 12 in receiving yards per game. A preseason injury kept him sidelined throughout the entire 2012 season, but Muilenburg […]

Three Tigers honored by Beyond Sports Network

Francois Barnaud

MITCHELL, S.D. – Three members of the Dakota Wesleyan University football team were selected to the 2013 Beyond Sports Network All-America Team, it was announced Thursday afternoon. Francois Barnaud was named to the All-American Second Team, Anthony Muilenburg was named to the third team and Brady Bonte earned honorable mention accolades. The BSN All-America teams […]

Cimpl earns AFCA regional coaching honors

Ross Cimpl

MITCHELL, S.D. – Earlier this fall, Dakota Wesleyan University football coach Ross Cimpl was honored by the Great Plains Athletic Conference as the league’s coach of the year after guiding the Tigers to one of the top three seasons in school history. Cimpl earned the second coaching honor of his career Tuesday when it was […]

Bonte nominated for national defensive player-of-the-year award

Brady Bonte

MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University linebacker Brady Bonte recently wrapped up his sophomore season with the Tiger football team with all-conference first team honors, but he learned this week he is up for another, more prestigious honor. Bonte, a Garretson, S.D., native, is one of 100 nominees for the inaugural Cliff Harris Award. The […]

Cimpl named GPAC Coach-of-the-Year, 14 Tigers honored

DWU football coach Ross Cimpl was named the GPAC Coach-of-the-Year for 2013.

MITCHELL, S.D. – The 2013 Dakota Wesleyan University football team etched its place in Tiger football history this season, and it was rewarded Tuesday morning when the Great Plains Athletic Conference year-end awards were handed out. Second-year head coach Ross Cimpl was named the league’s coach-of-the-year, and 14 of his athletes earned All-GPAC honors at […]

Tigers beat Dordt, pick up eighth win of season

Alex Robertson

SIOUX CENTER, Iowa – The Dakota Wesleyan University football team etched its place in history Saturday afternoon when it defeated Dordt College 27-0. The win pushed the Tigers’ record to 8-3, and made the 2013 team one of just three teams in school history to record eight or more wins in a season. The last […]