Emma Schnell, Northwestern College, honored by GPAC

April 17, 2018

Emma Schnell of Northwestern is this week’s GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports pitcher-of-the-week. Schnell, a freshman from Sully, Iowa, went a perfect 3-0 on the week, picking up wins against Waldorf, Dordt and Midland. Schnell posted a 1.05 ERA

NAIA votes to move to one division in basketball

April 17, 2018

THE NAIA COUNCIL OF PRESIDENTS HAS VOTED TO MERGE DIVISIONS FOR MEN’S AND WOMEN’S BASKETBALL BEGINNING IN 2020. THE NAIA HAS OFFERED CHAMPIONSHIPS IN DIVISION ONE AND DIVISION TWO SINCE 1992. THE GREAT PLAINS ATHLETIC CONFERENCE COMPETES

Outdoor Aquatic Center Receives Approval

April 12, 2018

Breaking ground for Sioux Center’s new outdoor aquatic center is just a few months away. This week, the City Council approved a construction bid for the expanded outdoor water play area, which will include a lazy river,

Kooima, Wedel Earn Additional Postseason Honor

April 05, 2018

Colton Kooima and Nathan Wedel were named to the 2018 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) NAIA D-II All-American team as announced by the national office earlier this week. The 11-player team represents the finest basketball players

Van’t Hof to play football at Northwestern

April 05, 2018

Noah Van’t Hof (Alvord, Iowa) has signed a letter of intent to continue his football career at Northwestern College next fall. Van’t Hof is a 6’0″, 185-pound running back and defensive back who played four years for

West Lyon standouts to play football at Northwestern

April 02, 2018

Tanner Oleson (Larchwood, Iowa) has signed a letter of intent to continue his football career at Northwestern College next fall. Oleson is a 5’11”, 200-pound offensive/defensive lineman who played three years for West Lyon High School. Oleson

Sioux Center Delays Contract Approval for Aquatic Addition

March 30, 2018

The Sioux Center City Council delayed a vote to accept the construction bid for the proposed addition to the Sioux Center Aquatic Center. Just one bid was received for the project, at just over $7.25 million which

Elbers to Run for Dordt

March 23, 2018

Western Christian runner Zach Elbers has announced his intention to attend Dordt College and join the Defender cross country and track programs. Elbers has personal bests of 16:57 in the 5000 meters, 10:14 in the 3200 meters

Red Raider Climb in Director’s Cup Standings

March 23, 2018

Northwestern College now sits third nationally in the NAIA Learfield Director’s Cup standings following a strong winter sports season. The Red Raiders have 539.5 points trailing Lindsey Wilson(KY) with 643.5 and Wayland Baptist(TX) with 593. Northwestern sat

Warrior’s Post To Attend Northwestern

March 23, 2018

Orange City, Iowa — Shayla Post of Sioux Center has signed a letter of intent to continue her basketball and softball careers at Northwestern College next year.  The 5’7” Post averaged 9.6 points in earning second team

Kooima Wins NABC-NAIA Three-Point Contest

March 19, 2018

Colton Kooima won the 2018 and 5th Annual NABC-NAIA Three-Point Shooting Contest, presented by U.S. Bank this afternoon at the NAIA D-I Men’s Basketball National Quarterfinals in Kansas City, Mo. One of four competitors from the entire

Season ends for Northwestern women

March 13, 2018

The Red Raiders incredible postseason run is over as No.11 Northwestern falls to No.2 Concordia 84-77 in the second national semifinal played tonight at the NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Championship. Concordia led for most of

War Eagle Announces All-Conference Boys Basketball Teams

March 12, 2018

West Sioux’s Hunter Dekkers and Jake Lynott have been named first team All-War Eagle Conference in basketball. Check out the full War Eagle Teams.

Van Haaften introduced at Dordt

March 05, 2018

Dordt College has introduced Brian Van Haaften as the men’s basketball coach. “We are thrilled to announce Brian as our men’s basketball coach,” said Dordt College athletic director Ross Douma. “Through the interview process it became evident

Western Christian names new Head boys basketball coach

March 05, 2018

Western Christian High School has announced the appointment of Derek Keizer as the new Head Boys Basketball Coach. Keizer graduated from Western Christian in 2003 and has been the Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach at Dordt College for