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    February 19, 2017
    DWU softball drops three at PC Dome Classic ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team was back in action in the Presentation College Dome Classic on Sunday in Aberdeen, S.D.
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    February 18, 2017
    Tiger baseball opens season at No. 10 Tabor College HILLSBORO, Kan. – The Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team opened its regular season on Saturday, taking on No. 10 Tabor College in Hillsboro, Kan.
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    February 18, 2017
    Snitily and Schirado take fourth at NAIA North National Qualifier CRETE, Neb. – Seven Tiger wrestlers competed in the NAIA North National Qualifier at Doane University on Saturday in Crete, Neb.
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    February 18, 2017
    Panec qualifies for nationals, Tigers compete at GPAC Indoor Championships SIOUX CENTER, Iowa. – The Dakota Wesleyan University track and field teams took part in the Great Plains Athletic Conference Indoor Championships on Friday and Saturday at Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa.
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    February 18, 2017
    Tigers upset in regular season finale OMAHA, Neb. – With 6:12 left and the game tied at 53, the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team needed to put together a run to finish the regular season with a victory. However, the College of Saint Mary Flames had different plans as they pulled off the upset, 72-66 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference game Saturday afternoon in Omaha, Neb.
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    February 15, 2017
    Tiger men push past Northwestern in critical GPAC battle MITCHELL, S.D. – With 1:44 remaining in the game, senior Tate Martin (Mitchell, S.D.) knew the No. 7 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team needed a basket to put No. 20 Northwestern College out of reach for good.
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    February 15, 2017
    No. 7 Tiger women top Northwestern on Senior Night MITCHELL, S.D. – In front of a packed Corn Palace on Senior Night the No. 7 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team put on a show and won their fifth-straight game to clinch second place in the Great Plains Athletic Conference with a victory over the (RV) Northwestern College Red Raiders, 81-72 on Wednesday night in Mitchell, S.D.
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    February 13, 2017
    DWU baseball looking to make strides in 2017 MITCHELL, S.D. – Coming off a 25-27 season, the Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team has set its sights to finish strong in a talented Great Plains Athletic Conference.
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    February 13, 2017
    Bennett adds first signee to 2017 class MITCHELL, S.D. – The first recruit of the class of 2017 for Paul Bennett, head men’s soccer coach at DWU, hails from Brookings, S.D., as a dual-sport athlete. Reece Weber will join the Tiger men’s soccer team in the fall of 2017 and join head coach Derik Fossum and the Tiger track and field team following the soccer season.
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    February 11, 2017
    Tiger softball opens season at PC Dome Classic ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University softball team opened its 32nd season on Friday and Saturday, competing in the Presentation College Dome Classic on the campus of Presentation College in Aberdeen, S.D.
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    February 11, 2017
    Tigers place at SDSU Indoor Classic BROOKINGS, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University track and field teams competed in the SDSU Indoor Classic on Friday and Saturday at the Sanford-Jackrabbit Athletic Complex in Brookings, S.D.
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    February 12, 2017
    Tigers lose in overtime to Concordia MITCHELL, S.D. – Facing a 10-point deficit with eight minutes left, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team battled their way back to force overtime. However, the comeback was not enough as DWU fell to Concordia University, 109-106 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference showdown Sunday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
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    February 12, 2017
    DWU women snap Concordia’s 26-game winning streak in the Corn Palace MITCHELL, S.D. – When the No. 2-ranked Concordia University Bulldogs tried to use its full-court press, the No. 12 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team had an answer.
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    February 08, 2017
    No. 7 Tigers struggle to slow Chargers on the road SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Despite scoring 42 points in the paint, the No. 7 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team fell to the No. 18 Briar Cliff University Chargers, 106-80 Wednesday night in a Great Plains Athletic Conference contest in Sioux City, Iowa.
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    February 08, 2017
    Tigers run away from Chargers in GPAC battle SIOUX CITY, Iowa – The No. 12 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team pulled away from Briar Cliff University, 83-65 Wednesday night in a Great Plains Athletic Conference game in Sioux City, Iowa thanks to four Tigers scoring double digits in the contest.
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    February 06, 2017
    DWU softball ready to make noise in 2017 MITCHELL, S.D. – After recording a program-best 33 wins last season, DWU head softball coach Ed Kieff has been preparing his 2017 squad to take the next step in a highly-competitive conference.
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    February 05, 2017
    Tiger track and field has good showing at first-ever home open MITCHELL, S.D. – It was a day for the record books as the Dakota Wesleyan University track and field teams hosted its first annual DWU Alumni Open on Saturday in Mitchell.
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    February 04, 2017
    No. 11 Warriors fend off No. 9 DWU as late rally falls short FREMONT Neb. – A 29-point performance from Tate Martin and a late second-half surge was not enough to lead the No. 9 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team over the No. 11 Midland Warriors, as the Tigers fell 90-84 in Great Plains Athletic Conference play Saturday in Fremont.
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    February 04, 2017
    Tigers push past Midland to keep pace in GPAC race FREMONT, Neb. – For the second-straight game, the No. 8 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team started fast to begin the second quarter to help push the Tigers past Midland University, 67-59 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference contest Saturday afternoon in Fremont.
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    February 04, 2017
    Pairings announced for 8th Annual DWU/Culver’s Classic MITCHELL, S.D. – The pairings for the 8th Annual DWU/Culver’s Classic were announced on Saturday morning on the Coaches’ Show with Tim Smith on 105.9 FM KMIT.
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    February 01, 2017
    Strong defensive effort leads Tiger men over Mount Marty MITCHELL, S.D. – Despite a slow offensive start, the No. 9 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team focused on its defense to lead the way over in-state rival Mount Marty College 74-58 on Wednesday night in Mitchell.
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    February 01, 2017
    Ashley Bray scores 1,000th point as Tigers top in-state rival MITCHELL, S.D. – Needing a win to keep pace in the Great Plains Athletic Conference race, the No. 8 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team clinched a key victory over Mount Marty College, 73-51 Wednesday night at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
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    February 01, 2017
    Local talent highlights 2017 recruiting class for Tiger football MITCHELL, S.D. – Entering his sixth season as the Dakota Wesleyan University football head coach, Ross Cimpl looks to continue the momentum and add a sixth straight winning season under his belt. Cimpl has an overall record of 38-16, tied second for most wins in program history. The Tigers finished last season with an overall record of 8-3 and were 6-2 in the Great Plains Athletic Conference. DWU has won at least seven games in each of the past four seasons.
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    January 31, 2017
    DWU basketball to host 8th annual DWU/Culvers Classic MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University athletic department is excited to announce the teams that will be competing in the eighth annual DWU/Culvers Classic on Feb. 10 and 11 at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
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    January 31, 2017
    Hoglund named GPAC Player of the Week MITCHELL, S.D. – Freshman Ty Hoglund was named this week’s Great Plains Athletic Conference /Hauff Mid-America Sports men’s basketball player of the week.
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    January 30, 2017
    Tiger track and field to host Alumni Open MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University track and field program will be hosting its first indoor track meet in the new DWU/Avera Sports and Wellness Complex on Saturday.
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    January 29, 2017
    Dirksen leads Tigers at the Dennis Young Classic STORM LAKE, Iowa – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track and field teams took eighth and sixth, respectively in the Dennis Young Classic Friday and Saturday in Storm Lake, Iowa.
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    January 28, 2017
    Tiger wrestling competes at GPAC Duals HASTINGS, Neb. – The Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling team took part in the GPAC Duals on Saturday in Hastings, Neb.
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    January 28, 2017
    No. 9 Tigers corral Broncos on Alumni Day MITCHELL, S.D. – When the No. 9 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team needed a basket, freshman Ty Hoglund (Dell Rapids, S.D.) was there to answer the call. With 11:27 to play in the first half, Hoglund had accounted for 10 of the Tigers’ 20 points after making one of many layups as the Tigers went on to defeat Hastings College 84-79 in Great Plains Athletic Conference action Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
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    January 28, 2017
    Broncos outlast Tigers in GPAC matchup MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 8 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team fell short in the NAIA Network Division II Game of the Week against the No. 9 Hastings College Broncos, 62-54 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference showdown Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
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    January 26, 2017
    Davis tallies career high, Tigers run past Mustangs SIOUX CITY, Iowa – It was a career night for freshman Nate Davis (Watertown, S.D.) as he went on to record 25 points, helping the No. 9 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team defeat Morningside College 101-72 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference game Thursday night in Sioux City, Iowa.
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    January 26, 2017
    DWU women fall short at Morningside SIOUX CITY, Iowa – The No. 8 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team could not answer the hot shooting from the No. 11 Morningside Mustangs in a Great Plains Athletic Conference battle as they fell 91-76 Thursday night in Sioux City, Iowa.
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    January 20, 2017
    Tiger track and field competes at SDSU DII Invitational BROOKINGS, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s track and field teams took part in the SDSU DII Invitational on Saturday.
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    January 21, 2017
    Blistering offense propels DWU men over Doane CRETE, Neb. – After cruising to a 26-12 lead early in the first half, the No. 13 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team topped Doane University 96-76 in Great Plains Athletic Conference play Saturday in Crete, Neb.
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    January 21, 2017
    DWU women cruise over Doane in GPAC battle CRETE, Neb. – The No. 9 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team came away from a tough Great Plains Athletic Conference road environment with a 63-43 victory over Doane College Saturday in Crete, Neb.
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    January 18, 2017
    Hoglund nets career high as Tigers handle Dordt MITCHELL, S.D. – Freshman Ty Hoglund scored a career-high 34 points en route to a 107-73 victory for the No. 13 Dakota Wesleyan University Tigers over Dordt College in Great Plains Athletic Conference action on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
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    January 18, 2017
    Tiger women stay perfect at home in win over Dordt MITCHELL, S.D. – For the second-straight game, the No. 9 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team won by over 30 points as they cruised to victory over Dordt College, 76-42 in Great Plains Athletic Conference play Wednesday night at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
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    January 18, 2017
    Tiger track and field inks local talent MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University track and field Head Coach Derik Fossum added local talent to his 2017-18 roster with Plankinton, S.D., native Savannah Schmidt.
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    January 16, 2017
    Hedstrom inks with DWU women’s basketball MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University head women’s basketball coach Jason Christensen grabbed another Nebraska native for next season in O’Neill St. Mary’s product Breanna Hedstrom.
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