Fourteen DWU teams earn academic honors

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MITCHELL, S.D. – When students come to play sports at Dakota Wesleyan University, they compete and help their team, but they also come to get an education. DWU coaches and administration pride themselves on making sure the Tiger student athletes focus on getting a high quality education while they compete on various athletic teams. Tuesday […]

Funds being raised for former Tiger wrestler

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MITCHELL, S.D. – A fundly page has been set up online for Kyle Henderson, a former Dakota Wesleyan University wrestler who was injured in a car accident in late March. Henderson, a teacher and wrestling coach in the McLaughlin School District, was driving students back to McLaughlin, S.D., after attending the Denver March Powwow in […]

Four to be inducted into DWU Athletic Hall of Fame

 MITCHELL, S.D. – Four new members will be inducted into the Dakota Wesleyan University Athletic Hall of Fame at the university’s 2014 spring banquet, athletic director Curt Hart announced this week. The banquet will once again take place the same night as the university’s Senior Recognition Banquet, which will take place prior to the hall […]

DWU athletics Freezin’ for a Reason

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MITCHELL, S.D. – Several members of the Dakota Wesleyan University athletics department will be freezing – but for a very good reason – in February. Tiger head football coach Ross Cimpl, wrestling coach Matt Sedivy and graduate assistant Kevin Kelly, track and field coach Pat Belling, golf coach Adam Anderson and sports information director Leah […]

DWU named NAIA Champion of Character institution

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MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University has been named an NAIA Champions of Character Five-Star Institution for the 2012-13 academic year, it was announced recently by the NAIA, the NAIA Character Advisory Committee and the National Office. The Champions of Character program measures an institution’s commitment to promoting the NAIA’s Champions of Character motto. Points […]

Campbell to serve as honorary coach at USD/Drake game

MITCHELL, S.D. – Elizabeth Campbell gets to take the court one more time in her career this week. Campbell, who played on the women’s basketball team at Drake University, will serve as an honorary coach for her alma mater Thursday, Nov. 21, when Drake takes on the University of South Dakota women’s basketball team at […]

Hobbs joins Tiger athletic staff

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MITCHELL, S.D. – As of Nov. 1, the Dakota Wesleyan University athletic department has a strength and conditioning coach to serve each of its athletic programs and help its athletes set up programs to become faster and stronger. Kyle Hobbs was hired as the strength and conditioning coach, and will work with any and all […]

Klein competes at U.S. Intercollegiate Archery Championships

CEDAR CITY, Utah – Dakota Wesleyan University graduate Raeanne Klein recently competed at the U.S. Intercollegiate Archery Championships, hosted by Southern Utah University, in Cedar City, Utah. Klein, a Gregory, S.D., native who graduated from DWU in May, shot a 600 out of 720 in the first round of qualifications on Friday, May 17. After […]

Klein wins archery world championship

MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University senior Raeanne Klein has experienced plenty of success at various archery meets thus far in her collegiate archery career, but this weekend, Klein added a prestigious new title to her resume: world champion. Klein, a senior from Gregory, S.D., won the world indoor championship in the freestyle division Sunday […]

Dakota Wesleyan to induct five into Athletic Hall of Fame Saturday

MITCHELL, S.D. – Five new members will be inducted into the Dakota Wesleyan University Athletic Hall of Fame at the university’s 2013 spring banquet on Saturday, April 27. The banquet will be held in conjunction with the Senior Athlete Recognition banquet. This year’s class includes three athletes, one contributor and one individual who was both […]