Red Raider softball gets underway

The Northwestern softball team opened their season splitting eight games over the past two weekends in Kansas. The Raiders dropped their opener to Bethany 4-3. Leading 3-1 heading into the bottom of the 7th inning, Bethany rattled off 3 runs en route to the walk-off victory. Senior Jaclyn Smith paced the offense with two hits more »

Doane defeats NW in three

The Northwestern volleyball team came up short in a hard-fought GPAC quarterfinal game against No. 15 Doane on Tuesday night 3-0 (25-16, 25-23, 26-24). After the win Doane will advance to the GPAC semifinals against No. 2 Hastings. Junior Jessica Jensen and freshman A.J. Horstman each had 11 kills on the night, while sophomore Lauryn more »

NW overcome Mustangs in four

The Northwestern women’s volleyball team came out on top in a crucial GPAC matchup against Morningside in the Bultman Center Wednesday night, winning 3-1 (25-18, 14-25, 25-21, 25-19), clinching the fifth seed in the GPAC Tournament – one spot above the Mustangs. Freshman A.J. Horstman led the Raider attack with 17 kills and a hitting more »

Mustangs past NW

In a very tight affair, the Northwestern women’s soccer team was edged 1-0 by Morningside in Sioux City on Wednesday night, Oct. 26. Amy Grause of Morningside found the back of the net on a second half penalty kick with 13 minutes left for the game’s only goal. The first half was a defensive battle more »

NW drops to sixth place in conference

The Northwestern men’s soccer team suffered a tough 2-1 loss to GPAC rivals Morningside on Wednesday night, Oct. 26. A quiet start to the game saw sophomore Tyler Limmer open the scoring for the Raiders in the 15th minute on a slick free kick following a foul by Morningside’s goalkeeper just outside the box. The more »

Women’s soccer takes on Oregon

The Northwestern women’s soccer team travelled to Oregon last weekend, where they played three games against schools from the region. They went 1-2 on their trek to the Pacific Northwest, winning their first game and losing the second two. Senior Alissa Christoffer picked up a brace as she paved the way in the first game more »