News Category: Sports

Brown County Emergency Operations Center activated

ABERDEEN, S.D. (aberdeennews.com) – As communities, schools and public service organizations try to make plans and preparations in respect to the spread of COVID-19, the Brown County Emergency Operations Center has been activated. “That doesn’t mean panic, folks, this means we are being prepared. We aren’t in a panic or critical mode. We’re strictly opening… Read more »

Brown County Emergency Operations Center activated

ABERDEEN, S.D. (aberdeennews.com) – As communities, schools and public service organizations try to make plans and preparations in respect to the spread of COVID-19, the Brown County Emergency Operations Center has been activated. “That doesn’t mean panic, folks, this means we are being prepared. We aren’t in a panic or critical mode. We’re strictly opening… Read more »

Saints Release 2020 Football Schedule

ABERDEEN, SD (PCSaints.com) – Presentation College Saints Football is pleased to announce the 2020 Football campaign. The Saints will play five home games and six road contests in the tenth season of Saints Football. This is the 1st ever 11-game schedule for PC. The Saints open the season with a trip to Iowa to take on… Read more »

Saints Release 2020 Football Schedule

ABERDEEN, SD (PCSaints.com) – Presentation College Saints Football is pleased to announce the 2020 Football campaign. The Saints will play five home games and six road contests in the tenth season of Saints Football. This is the 1st ever 11-game schedule for PC. The Saints open the season with a trip to Iowa to take on… Read more »

NSU Football Names New Offensive Coordinator

ABERDEEN, SD (NSUWolves.com) – A former NFL player has joined the coaching staff of Northern State University Football. Isaac Fruechte has been hired as the new offensive coordinator for the Wolves. Fruechte comes to Northern from the University of Northern Iowa, where he served as the wide receivers coach and also worked to recruit all… Read more »

NSU Football Names New Offensive Coordinator

ABERDEEN, SD (NSUWolves.com) – A former NFL player has joined the coaching staff of Northern State University Football. Isaac Fruechte has been hired as the new offensive coordinator for the Wolves. Fruechte comes to Northern from the University of Northern Iowa, where he served as the wide receivers coach and also worked to recruit all… Read more »

Two More NSIC Schools Announce Head Coaching Changes in Football

(WSCWildcats.com & UIUPeacocks.com) – Wayne State College formally introduced John McMenamin as the schools’ 22nd head football coach in the 103-year history of the program Tuesday morning in a press conference held in the Elkhorn Room at the Kanter Student Center.  McMenamin replaces Dan McLaughlin, who announced his retirement on November 21 after 15 years on the… Read more »

Two More NSIC Schools Announce Head Coaching Changes in Football

(WSCWildcats.com & UIUPeacocks.com) – Wayne State College formally introduced John McMenamin as the schools’ 22nd head football coach in the 103-year history of the program Tuesday morning in a press conference held in the Elkhorn Room at the Kanter Student Center.  McMenamin replaces Dan McLaughlin, who announced his retirement on November 21 after 15 years on the… Read more »

SMSU Becomes First NSIC School to Add eSports

MARSHALL, MN (SMSUMustangs.com) – Southwest Minnesota State University Director of Athletics Chris Hmielewski announced on Wednesday that the University will officially sponsor varsity Esports beginning with the 2020-21 academic year. The SMSU Esports team, which will be coed and become the 19th collegiate sport offered by SMSU, will have specific practice and competition space located in the Science… Read more »

SMSU Becomes First NSIC School to Add eSports

MARSHALL, MN (SMSUMustangs.com) – Southwest Minnesota State University Director of Athletics Chris Hmielewski announced on Wednesday that the University will officially sponsor varsity Esports beginning with the 2020-21 academic year. The SMSU Esports team, which will be coed and become the 19th collegiate sport offered by SMSU, will have specific practice and competition space located in the Science… Read more »

NSIC Football Landscape Changing Next Season & Beyond

Two NSIC institutions have announced the elimination of football from their sports programs starting next season.  SCSU & UMC each posted on their school’s athletic websites yesterday afternoon that they are cutting the sport and will not have a football program moving forward.  The Huskies’ post noted that they are doing so in order to… Read more »

NSIC Football Landscape Changing Next Season & Beyond

Two NSIC institutions have announced the elimination of football from their sports programs starting next season.  SCSU & UMC each posted on their school’s athletic websites yesterday afternoon that they are cutting the sport and will not have a football program moving forward.  The Huskies’ post noted that they are doing so in order to… Read more »

Three Wolves Earn All-American Honors from AVCA

AVCA.org – The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) has announced the 38th annual AVCA All-America teams for NCAA Division II Women’s Volleyball.  NSU was the lone institution to have three student-athletes selected between the top two teams.  Junior RH Laura Snyder was chosen for First Team All-American recognition, while senior setter Ashley Rozell & senior OH… Read more »

Three Wolves Earn All-American Honors from AVCA

AVCA.org – The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) has announced the 38th annual AVCA All-America teams for NCAA Division II Women’s Volleyball.  NSU was the lone institution to have three student-athletes selected between the top two teams.  Junior RH Laura Snyder was chosen for First Team All-American recognition, while senior setter Ashley Rozell & senior OH… Read more »

Wolves Have New Leader of the Football Pack

ABERDEEN, S.D. (NSUWolves.com) – Northern State University Director of Athletics Josh Moon announced Mike Schmidt as the next head coach for Northern State football this afternoon. Schmidt is the 30th head coach in program history and only the seventh coach since 1980. “I am excited and honored to be the next head football coach at… Read more »

Wolves Have New Leader of the Football Pack

ABERDEEN, S.D. (NSUWolves.com) – Northern State University Director of Athletics Josh Moon announced Mike Schmidt as the next head coach for Northern State football this afternoon. Schmidt is the 30th head coach in program history and only the seventh coach since 1980. “I am excited and honored to be the next head football coach at… Read more »

NSU Wrestling Team Signs Eight for 2020-2021

ABERDEEN, SD (NSUWolves.com) – Northern State University head coach Rocky Burkett announced today the signing of eight student-athletes for the 2020-21 season. Ty Althoff (Watertown, SD), Michael Bigler (Pacifica, CA), Treyton Cacek (Ruthven, IA), Eli Jansen (Springdield, NE), Caleb Lazure (Omaha, NE), Hayden Prater (Rochester, IN), Brenden Salfrank (Aberdeen, SD), and Sam Stroup (Watertown, SD)… Read more »

NSU Wrestling Team Signs Eight for 2020-2021

ABERDEEN, SD (NSUWolves.com) – Northern State University head coach Rocky Burkett announced today the signing of eight student-athletes for the 2020-21 season. Ty Althoff (Watertown, SD), Michael Bigler (Pacifica, CA), Treyton Cacek (Ruthven, IA), Eli Jansen (Springdield, NE), Caleb Lazure (Omaha, NE), Hayden Prater (Rochester, IN), Brenden Salfrank (Aberdeen, SD), and Sam Stroup (Watertown, SD)… Read more »

NSU Track & Field Signs Seven to Women’s Squad

ABERDEEN, SD (NSUWolves.com) – Northern State University head coach Lynne Dingman has announced the signing of seven student-athletes for the 2020-21 season – all from South Dakota. Kenzee Danielson (Harrisburg, S.D.), Kenzie Hamann (Clear Lake, S.D.), Lydia Kline (Aberdeen, S.D.), Makenna Larson (Chester, S.D.), Christine Nefzger (Estelline, S.D.), Rylie Stonecipher (Rapid City, S.D.), and Christine… Read more »

NSU Track & Field Signs Seven to Women’s Squad

ABERDEEN, SD (NSUWolves.com) – Northern State University head coach Lynne Dingman has announced the signing of seven student-athletes for the 2020-21 season – all from South Dakota. Kenzee Danielson (Harrisburg, S.D.), Kenzie Hamann (Clear Lake, S.D.), Lydia Kline (Aberdeen, S.D.), Makenna Larson (Chester, S.D.), Christine Nefzger (Estelline, S.D.), Rylie Stonecipher (Rapid City, S.D.), and Christine… Read more »

Wolves’ Swim Team Makes Splash with Five Recruits

ABERDEEN, SD (NSUWolves.com) – Northern State University head coach Nicole Monanian has announced the addition of five student-athletes for the 2020-21 season. Hannah Echelberger (Thorton, CO), Maddie Gonzales (Northglenn, CO), Kenzi Matson (Deforest, WI), Holly Randall (Manhattan, KS), and Mayson Sheldon (Mandan, ND) will join the Wolves next fall.   “We have had the opportunity… Read more »

Wolves’ Swim Team Makes Splash with Five Recruits

ABERDEEN, SD (NSUWolves.com) – Northern State University head coach Nicole Monanian has announced the addition of five student-athletes for the 2020-21 season. Hannah Echelberger (Thorton, CO), Maddie Gonzales (Northglenn, CO), Kenzi Matson (Deforest, WI), Holly Randall (Manhattan, KS), and Mayson Sheldon (Mandan, ND) will join the Wolves next fall.   “We have had the opportunity… Read more »