Paulsen earns weekly GPAC honor

MITCHELL, S.D. – Dusty Paulsen, a freshman on the Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling team, earned the first Great Plains Athletic Conference honor of his career after picking up wins against two tough opponents. The Tiger wrestling team competed in duals against NCAA Division II opponent Northern State University and GPAC rival Morningside College – which […]

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Tigers hang on to No. 4 spot in group rankings

Dusty Paulsen

MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling team stayed steady this week at No. 4 in the North Group qualifying rankings, which were released Tuesday by the NAIA. The Tigers received 98 team points, placing them behind Midland University (133), Morningside College (131) and Concordia University (128). The North Group is made up of […]

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Onstad signs with Tiger softball team

MITCHELL, S.D. – Less than one week after announcing his first recruit of the 2012 season, first-year Dakota Wesleyan University softball coach Ed Kieff has added another name to next season’s roster. Tuesday afternoon, Kieff announced that right-handed pitcher Brianna Onstad will join the Tiger squad next season. Onstad comes to Dakota Wesleyan from El […]

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Rolen named to Capital One Academic All-America Second Team

MITCHELL, S.D. – In November, Dakota Wesleyan University junior defensive lineman Aaron Rolen was named to the Capital One Academic All-District 6 First Team for the College Division. His first-team selection put him in the running for a spot on the All-America team. Monday afternoon, it was announced that Rolen – who just wrapped up […]

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Dorsey making a name for himself in Canadian national league


MITCHELL, S.D. – In one season with the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball program, Darrin Dorsey took the Great Plains Athletic Conference – and the NAIA – by storm. He was named the GPAC’s Player-of-the-Year for 2009-10 as well as the league’s co-Defensive Player-of-the-Year. He also earned All-GPAC First Team honors and was named an […]

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Tigers edge Dakota State, 53-48

Kim Johnson

MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team started a busy week with a home win against in-state rival Dakota State University Monday night at the Corn Palace. The Tigers were down by seven at halftime, but used several big plays late in the game to pull away for a 53-48 nonconference win. […]

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Dec. 5 | DWU Women’s Basketball vs. Dakota State University | W, 53-48

Dec. 5 | DWU Women's Basketball vs. Dakota State University | W, 53-48

Tiger men fall to Hastings

Mike Lee

HASTINGS, Neb. – A low-scoring first half ultimately led to a third Great Plains Athletic Conference loss for the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team Saturday afternoon. The Tigers scored just 24 first-half points against Hastings College and lost 84-75 in a GPAC game in Hastings, Neb. Dakota Wesleyan is now 6-4 overall and 0-3 […]

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Tigers hang with No. 5 Hastings but fall, 64-59

HASTINGS, Neb. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team gave Hastings College, ranked No. 5 in the NAIA, all it could handle and then some Saturday afternoon, but the Broncos used a big three and free throws down the stretch to hold on for a 64-59 win in Hastings, Neb. The game was tied […]

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