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Northwestern out to continue program progress
Rik Dahl looks over his Northwestern wrestling program and is pleased with the direction it is going. Two years ago he may not have been able to say that. Dahl watched his team lose 11 of 14 duals it took part in and it had the competitive coach, a former All-American for the Red Raiders in 1997, rethinking more than a few things.
Source: Sioux City Journal

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Mar052017
Dante Preciado earned All-American honors after going 4-1 on day one of the NAIA Wrestling National Championships. He finished in 8th place at 141 lbs. for Northwestern.
Feb222017
Five Red Raider wrestlers have been named to the All-GPAC wrestling teams today highlighted by Dante Preciado (141), Andras Lukacs-Farkas (174), and Luis Rivera-Santiago (197) who were each named to the All-GPAC First Team.
Feb222017
Six Red Raiders have qualified for the NAIA Wrestling National Championship, presented by USA Wrestling-Kansas.The 60th annual event takes place March 3 – 4 at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka, Kan. The first of four sessions is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. CST on March 3.
Feb182017
Three Northwestern College wrestlers won titles at the NAIA North National Qualifier/GPAC Championships held today in Crete, Neb.
Feb082017
Northwestern will travel to Waldorf for tonight's regular season finale against the Warriors. NWC has a 6-7 overall record while Waldorf has an 0-3 record heading into tonight's dual.
Feb032017
Northwestern (3-3 GPAC, 6-6) hosts Hastings (4-1 GPAC, 10-4) in the Bultman Center tonight at 7:00pm in the final GPAC dual for the Red Raiders. NWC will honor seven seniors tonight prior to the start of the dual.
Jan272017
Northwestern will host half of the GPAC Duals on Saturday in the Bultman Center. The Red Raiders will take on Concordia, Midland, and Morningside in the two mat event.
Jan202017
The Red Raider wrestling team will be taking nine wrestlers to take part in the Missouri Valley Invite in Marshall, Mo. this weekend. The event features 32 teams and over 400 wrestlers.
Jan192017
Northwestern College climbed into the top 20 for the first time this season in the latest installment of the NAIA Wrestling Coaches' poll released earlier today.
Jan112017
Randy Null was named the GPAC wrestler of the week as announced by the league office earlier today.
Jan112017
Northwestern College earned a hard-fought victory against conference foe Doane University, 21-18, in a dual held tonight at the Bultman Center.
Jan062017
Northwestern College fell to No.7 Southern Oregon 34-12 in a consolation match at the NAIA Duals held today in Fort Wayne, Ind.
Jan052017
Randy Null pinned James Jones at the 6:14 mark in the final match (285) to give Northwestern a 27-23 upset win over No.9 Midland at the NAIA Duals held in Fort Wayne, Ind.
Jan052017
Northwestern College lost to third-ranked Williams Baptist (Ark.) 24-15 in the first match of the NAIA Duals held this week in Fort Wayne, Ind.
Dec092016
Northwestern will wrestle in the Augie Duals on Saturday, facing three NCAA D2 schools. NWC will face Southwest Minnesota St., Augustana, and Truman St. in the event on the campus of Augustana in Sioux Falls, S.D.
Dec082016
Northwestern dominated DWU in a GPAC dual on Wednesday night. The Raiders received some help from the Tigers, who had five open weights. NWC picked up victories at every contested weight.
Dec022016
Northwestern will send eight wrestlers to Buena Vista on Saturday for the BVU Open. NWC is currently receiving votes in the NAIA national poll and are second in the North Qualifying group.
Nov222016
Northwestern opens the 2016-17 GPAC dual season on Tuesday night at Briar Cliff. Northwestern is coming off of a 8-4 season last year and a 5-2 GPAC dual season.
Nov212016
Elijah Dahl placed third at the UNK Open, going 7-1 on Saturday to reach the podium for the first time this season. Dante Preciado finished sixth after a 7-2 day.
Nov142016
Andras Lukacs-Farkas won the DWU Open on Saturday in the 174 weight class. Austin Boles (125) and Dante Preciado (141) each finished second while Randall Null (285) finished third.
Nov112016
Northwestern wrestling opens the season Saturday at the DWU Open in Mitchell, S.D. NWC will take 17 wrestlers to compete in the opening meet of the season. Last season, Zach Fishman won the 174 lb. weight class.
Aug122016
Head wrestling coach Rik Dahl has released the 2016-17 schedule. It features five tournaments, 13 duals, the NWCA National Duals, the GPAC Championships, and the NAIA National Championships. The schedule also features seven junior varsity events.
Jun232016
The Northwestern College wrestling team returned from a mission trip to the Czech Republic...below is a brief summary taken from head coach Rik Dahl
Jun162016
State Champion Tanner Stamper-Smith of Havelock High School was presented the 16th Annual James Johnson Award as the best scholastic wrestler in eastern North Carolina in 2016. The award is named in honor of three time national champion James Johnson.
Jun072016
Tanner Stamper-Smith (Havelock, N.C.) has signed a letter of intent to continue his wrestling career at Northwestern College next fall.