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The Midland women’s basketball season came to a close on Wednesday night as the Warriors fell to Northwestern 76-54 in the opening round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference Postseason Tournament. 

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Midland Tyson Beauperthuy was named to the First-Team All-Great Plains Athletic Conference Wrestling squad Wednesday.

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After two members of the Dakota Wesleyan University wrestling team qualified for the NAIA National Championships, they were also tabbed to the Great Plains Athletic Conference Second Team on Wednesday.

Feb. 22—Mason Larson's return was felt beyond the stat sheet. The Dakota Wesleyan University men's basketball team played its past four games without the versatile and lengthy Larson, who sustained a foot injury on Jan. 30. The Tigers went 1-3 during Larson's four-game absence. Dakota Wesleyan University limit Jimmies, clinch No. 4 seed in GPAC tourney He returned in a big way during ...

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Midland hosted the 2021 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Wrestling Championships with wrestlers from nine schools not only competing for conference titles but also for a berth to the NAIA National Championships as well.

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Midland University earned four individual championships at the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Indoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday. As a team, the Warriors placed 9th on the women’s side and 6th on the men’s

Feb. 21—A rough afternoon shooting the basketball affected the University of Jamestown men Saturday, and head coach Danny Neville said that can't happen Wednesday. The Jimmies shot 33% in the first half at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, South Dakota, and trailed Dakota Wesleyan University by as many as 20 before falling 77-70 to the Tigers to close the regular season with a second consecutive ...

Feb. 21—The Dakota Wesleyan University basketball teams will both play Concordia University in the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournaments on Wednesday. The DWU men's basketball team earned the No. 4 seed and will play the Bulldogs at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Corn Palace. The DWU women's basketball team is the No. 7 seed and will play Concordia at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Seward, Nebraska. ...

Feb. 21—Matt Wilber said Saturday's performance epitomized Dakota Wesleyan University basketball. The Tigers placed four players in double figures, held Jamestown University to 13 points below its season average and picked up a 77-70 win at the Corn Palace. "That was the best version of ourselves right there, especially on the defensive end," Wilber said. "We really competed. We got back to ...

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Feb. 21—ORANGE CITY, Iowa. — Craig Sterk scored a game-high 34 points to lead Northwestern to a win over Morningside in a Great Plains Athletic Conference men's basketball game played Saturday at the Bultman Center. Sterk also had 13 rebounds as the Raiders finished a game behind the regular-season champion Mustangs with a 15-5 record in league play and earned the No. 2 seed in the post season ...

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Feb. 20—SIOUX CITY — During the fall, Clark Charlestin fired up his computer and watched the Briar Cliff University women's soccer team. Charlestin, at the time, was an assistant women's soccer coach at the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky, but the Patriots weren't having a season at the time. Charlestin watched a few of the Chargers' matches, but little did he know that ...

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Feb. 20—VERMILLION, S.D. — tHE South Dakota's women's basketball team celebrated a return to their home court with a 77-54 win over Oral Roberts in Summit League action at Sanford Coyote Sports Center Saturday. Hannah Sjerven led the way for the Coyotes with a game-high in points with 21 and in rebounds with seven. Four other USD players scored in double digits with Chloe Lamb adding 14 points ...

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FREMONT, Neb. — Five National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics' national qualifiers --- two Great Plains Athletic Conference individual champions --- a second team league tourney triumph in the last three years.

Feb. 20—Nick Harden has rode the proverbial rollercoaster the past five years. Harden, a senior Dakota Wesleyan University men's basketball player, has experienced more highs and lows than the average college basketball player. The 1,000-point scorer was an honorable mention All-American selection and first-team all-conference honoree his sophomore season. He's on his way to earning ...

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As the final seconds of Wednesday’s game ticked away and the buzzer sounded, the Hastings College men’s basketball team let out a collective sigh of relief. Going into Wednesday, the Broncos were the only team in the Great Plains Athletic Conference without a victory in the league.

Hastings College Athletic Director B.J. Pumroy announced today that Matt Franzen will return to Hastings College as the head football coach after spending the past 13 years at Doane University.

The Hastings College football team is in a rut. The Broncos just can’t seem to get all three phases to compete at a high level at the same time, as their losing streak reached four straight games with a loss on Saturday.

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SEWARD — Coming off a five-set victory over Midland, the Hastings College volleyball team was hoping to start a little win streak after winning two straight matches. But the Broncos ran into a tough Concordia University team.

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SEWARD — With just over 7 minutes remaining in Saturday’s games, the Hastings College football team was in good position to leave Seward with a solid road victory over Concordia. The Broncos were up 21-14, with the defense playing well to that point and the offense moving the ball effectively.

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Hastings College unveiled its 2020 version of Bronco football Saturday, and the socially-distanced home crowd liked what they witnessed.

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Going into Wednesday’s match, first-year women’s soccer head coach Jade Ovendale was curious to how well the Hastings College defense would play. But those questions were answered after the Broncos’ 3-0 shutout of Kansas Wesleyan in the season opener.

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The Nebraska School Activities Association announced Monday that it will suspend activity practices and competitions due to the concern for public health amid the outbreak of the novel corona virus disease, or COVID-19.

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The Hastings College baseball team went into the weekend winning two of 11 games in the young spring season. So when the Broncos won both of Saturday’s contests against a tough Mayville State squad, they were anxious for the chance to win their first series of the year by winning one of two …

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PARK CITY, Kan. — After not having any athletes qualify for the national meet last season, the Hastings College wrestling team sent two grapplers to the NAIA National Championships on Friday. HC 141-pounder Edrich Nortje and 157-pounder Taygen Smith both qualified for the tournament, but bot…

SEWARD — Entering Tuesday night’s Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament championship, Hastings College and Concordia had split their two regular season meetings, and played about as even as opponents can.

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In their final home game, the Hastings College women’s basketball team put championship-style defense on display.

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Chelsey Morten was a four-year player, and three-year starter with the Hastings College women’s basketball program, including on a team that advanced all the way to the NAIA final four.

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This story reporting on the Hastings College football game from Saturday was inadvertently omitted from Monday’s edition of the Tribune. Here is the story in full.

For the struggling Hastings College baseball team, game one of Monday’s doubleheader should have been a glimpse of hope.

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Hastings College volleyball coach Matt Buttermore is stepping down after accepting the coaching job at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.