SIOUX CITY, Iowa - (Box Score) Northwestern (Iowa) cruised past Sterling (Kan.) 92-50 to punch a ticket into the quarterfinals Friday at the19th Annual State Farm-NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Championship at the Tyson Events Center/Gateway Arena.
The Red Raiders, now 28-6 on the season, advance to the quarterfinals for the third straight year and will square off against Iowa Wesleyan Saturday at 3 p.m. Sterling's 14th national championship appearance ends in the second round and the Warriors exit at 27-5.
Sterling, Kan.-The Sterling College Women's Basketball team will face Huntington (Indiana) on Thursday, March 11, at 12 p.m. in the first round of the NAIA Women's Division II National Tournament at the Tyson Event Center in Sioux City, Iowa.
If you can't make it to Sioux City, IA this week to see the Sterling College Lady Warrior basketball team play here are some great ways to follow the team from the seat of your own dorm room, home or office.
Sterling will open the up against Huntington College (IN) on Thursday at 12:00 p.m., at the Tyson Events Center Gateway Arena.
Sterling College junior, Zach Goodrich, was named the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference "Player of the Week" after helping lead the Warriors to big wins over McPherson College and Ottawa University last week.
The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference released their All-KCAC Women's Basketball selections Monday night following the 2009-10 championship game at the Gleason Center on the Sterling College campus.
Sterling College's Cathryn Wiebe, Megan Patrick and Britany Gasper were name
As part of a renewed commitment to the Champions of Character program, sponsored by the NAIA, the KCAC has recognized six Sterling College, fall sport, student-athletes for their commitment to the five Champions of Character core values. These core values are Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Sportsmanship, and Servant Leadership. The awards were given out on Saturday at half-time of the men's basketball game.
Sterling College sophomore Megan Patrick was named the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference "Player of the Week" after helping lead the Lady Warriors to wins over Friends University and #21 Kansas Wesleyan University last week.
Patrick, a 5'10 guard, averaged 28.5 ppg. and 4.5 rrg. in Sterling's two conference victories last week.
STERLING, Kan. - Sterling native Gabe Dierksen has signed to play football for the Sterling College Warriors in 2011. Dierksen, a 6-6, 274 pound offensive lineman, will transfer to Sterling College from Hutchinson Community College. Gabe is the son of Fred and Susan Dierksen who were both athletes at Sterling College. Fred played football for the Warriors while Susan was a three sport letter
Sioux City, Iowa - Britany Gasper starred in her final game as a Sterling College Lady Warrior, scoring 29 points in the 103-66 loss to top seeded Northwestern College (Iowa). Northwestern was on fire from the field in the game, shooting 0.576 from the field and 0.545 from the three point line. Five other Sterling seniors saw their careers end with the loss on Friday in Sioux City. Cami Racette, Madison