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Lady Trojans Stay in the Top 10 Rankings

Lady Trojans Stay in the Top 10 Rankings

The NIACC women’s basketball team is ranked 9th in the NJCAA Division II poll released Thursday. NIACC (13-4 overall, 3-1 in the ICCAC) was ranked seventh in the preseason poll, was ranked second in the Dec. 3, Dec. 10 and Dec. 17 polls, were seventh in the Jan. 7 poll and 10th in the Jan.

NIACC Wrestling

NIACC wrestlers fall to Ellsworth, 25-10

The No. 5 NIACC wrestling team dropped a 25-10 dual-meet decision to No. 8 Ellsworth on Tuesday. Ellsworth won seven of the 10 matches. Picking up wins for the Trojans were Shiquan Hall (133), Yoanse Mejias (157) and Lawrence Phillips (285). Hall, who is ranked 12th, recorded a 15-6 major decision over Ellsworth’s Jacob Igartua.

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Freshman Recruit Transfers to Waldorf

The Waldorf College football team continues to reload with Andrew Sparks becoming the newest addition to the incoming recruiting class. Sparks, a 5-foot-10, 172-pound wide receiver, is a 2014 graduate of St. Francis DeSales High School in Columbus, Ohio. He signed a letter of intent with the Warriors on Jan. 7. “He’ll be a very

Warriors Succomb to Flames in Women’s Basketball

College of St. Mary used a balanced attack to hand the Waldorf College women’s basketball team an 81-50 loss during Tuesday’s Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference (MCAC) matchup. “Our overall effort was there for 40 minutes,” Waldorf coach Katie Schutjer said. The Flames (15-3, 3-0) entered the contest ranked No. 8 in the latest National Association


Legate, Ramirez take fourth for Warriors

With the Women’s Collegiate Wrestling Association (WCWA) National Championships right around the corner, the Waldorf College women’s wrestling team faced one last regular-season test by battling in Sunday’s Ottawa Invitational. “Last stop before nationals, the ladies put together a decent tournament,” Waldorf coach Tyreece Gilder said. Senior Gabrielle Lord-Klein led the Warriors, claiming runner-up honors


Scott, Nelson Power Waldorf to Conference Win

The Waldorf College men’s basketball team bounced back, rolling to an 83-63 victory over Central Christian College during Saturday’s Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference (MCAC) contest. “We played very well,” Waldorf coach Nigel Jenkins said. “I was really happy with our effort on the defensive end.” The Tigers (10-6, 0-2) entered the matchup averaging 81 points


Thompson, Schmit lead Warriors in loss to Tigers

The Waldorf College women’s basketball team had opportunities down the stretch, but Central Christian College escaped with a 71-66 win over the Warriors during Saturday’s Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference (MCAC) matchup. “We missed some shots at the end of the game, which hurt us,” Waldorf coach Katie Schutjer said. “They made big-time shots when we


Hoover Races to 17th in 200 for Warriors

Danielle Holt and Regine Hoover represented the Waldorf College women’s indoor track and field team with hard-fought efforts in Saturday’s Dordt Open. “Both of the girls did a good job,” Waldorf coach Kendrick Clay said. Holt turned in the top performance for the Warriors as the freshman from New London earned 14th place in the