Sports

NW place fourth at GPAC tournament

On Saturday, Feb. 18, the Northwestern wrestling team travelled to Crete, Neb. to compte in the GPAC tournament. The team sent the maximum 12 wrestlers to compete at the tournament. After a full day of matches, three Raiders came away with GPAC titles in their respective weight classes. Freshman Dante Preciado went 4-0 on the more »

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 »

Track team shines at SDSU Invitational

The Northwestern track and field team put forth a very strong showing last weekend at the SDSU Indoor Classic in Brookings, S.D. Many athletes contributed strong individual performances to help the Raiders qualify in nine new events on Friday and Saturday. The team was led by junior Katie Landhuis, who competed in the 800 m more »

NW falls to Dakota Wesleyan

A tough loss on the road this week to the Dakota Wesleyan Tigers ended the regular season for the Northwestern Raiders women’s basketball team. The final score of the hotly contested game was 81-72. The Raiders led for most of the first half by only a few points, but by halftime, the score was tied more »

Red Raiders stumble in final game

The Red Raiders needed to win their last two games of the regular season to be guaranteed part of the GPAC Regular Season Title. These two wins would have to come against Midland and Dakota Wesleyan, two programs that have been deemed a part of the top 25 teams in the nation. After defeating Midland more »

NW triumphs 64-55

The Northwestern Women’s basketball team took on the Mount Marty Lancers in a late-season GPAC match up on Wednesday, Feb. 8. It was a rough start for the Raiders, but NW came away with a 64-55 win over the visiting team. The first quarter of the game was a close-scoring match between the two teams. more »