Fossum announces 2015 recruiting class

Derik Fossum

MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University track and field/cross country coach Derik Fossum has signed 11 athletes for the class of 2015 as he heads into his first full season at the helm of the Tiger programs. “I am really excited about the potential in this incoming class,” Fossum said. “The talent level is very good, […]

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Fechko Resigns as DWU Wrestling Coach

Boomer Fechko

MITCHELL, S.D. – After one season as head coach, Craig “Boomer” Fechko has resigned his position at the helm of the Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling program, it was announced by DWU Athletic Director Curt Hart announced Thursday. Fechko will leave the program at the end of July to pursue a position with the University at […]

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DWU Collects 15 NAIA Scholar-Team Awards


MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University athletic department is proud to announce that 15 sports offered at the school earned NAIA Scholar-Team recognition for the 2014-15 school year, it was announced Wednesday. With 15 teams earning the honor, DWU finished the year tied for the fourth-most teams by one institution in the NAIA. For […]

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Fitts Captures SDGA Women’s Match Play Championship

DWU Senior Lauren Fitts after winning SDGA Match Play Title

MITCHELL, S.D. ­­– Just over a month after finishing 15th at the NAIA National Championships, soon-to-be senior Dakota Wesleyan University women’s golfer Lauren Fitts added another tremendous accomplishment to her long list of accolades. Fitts captured the 42nd Annual SDGA Women’s Match Play Championships, with a 1-Up victory over South Dakota State University’s Hallie Getz […]

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Amanda Hart Promoted to DWU’s Top Women’s Basketball Assistant

Amanda Hart

MITCHELL, S.D. – Former Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball star Amanda Hart has been named the top assistant for the Tigers effective August 2015, it was announced by DWU Head Women’s Basketball Coach Jason Christensen on Thursday. Hart served as an assistant with the Tigers during the 2014-15 season, while also working as a graduate […]

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Tiger Soccer Teams to Host Nike Soccer Camp July 26-29

Jeremy Tosaya

MITCHELL, S.D. - The Dakota Wesleyan University soccer programs are gearing up to host a Nike Soccer Camp July 26-29 at the Pepsi-Cola Soccer Complex in Mitchell, S.D. The camp will be directed by DWU men’s soccer coach Jeremy Tosaya and women’s coach Clay Glasgow. Registration is open for boys and girls ages 11-18 and will […]

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Gomez returns to take over DWU Golf teams

Chris Gomez

MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s golf teams have seen great success over the past decade and one of the coaches that started the program on the right track is coming home to lead the Tigers as the new head coach. Christopher Gomez has been hired as the fifth women’s and […]

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Mitchell’s Landon Neugebauer signs with DWU Baseball

Landon Neugebauer signs LOI to play for DWU baseball in 2016

MITCHELL, S.D. – Coming off a Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament title and a trip to the 2015 NAIA Opening Round, the Dakota Wesleyan University baseball team is gearing up for another run in 2016 with the signing of a hometown talent. Mitchell, S.D., native Landon Neugebauer signed a National Letter of Intent to play […]

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GPAC Unveils New Logo


SIOUX CITY, Iowa – The Great Plains Athletic Conference has unveiled a new logo that will be incorporated for the 2015-16 school year, it was announced Friday by GPAC Commissioner Corey Westra. This is the first logo change for the GPAC in 15 years of conference operations. “As we turn the page to year 16 […]

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Tigers land 11 on spring NAIA Scholar Athlete list


MITCHELL, S.D. – With a successful 2014-15 season now in the books, the awards keep rolling in for Dakota Wesleyan University programs with the announcement of several scholar athlete teams over the last week. In total, 11 Tigers were named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athletes for the spring season, with representatives coming from baseball, softball, women’s outdoor […]

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