|Jared Kirkeby Named Pitching Coach|
|Red Raiders Release 2017 Baseball Schedule|
Northwestern athletes, coaches ready for new practice facility
Source: Sioux City Journal
|GALLAGHER: Sioux Center, Iowa, native is 'heart' of team|
Senior left handed pitcher Chase Rozeboom was featured in the Sioux City Journal on Feb. 13th.
Source: Sioux City Journal
Northwestern has released its baseball schedule for the 2017 season. The Red Raiders have 50 games scheduled for the spring season, which includes 28 GPAC games.
Jared Kirkeby has been hired to take on the pitching duties at Northwestern as a full time assistant coach. Kirkeby, a 2012 graduate of Northwestern, returns to his alma mater after teaching/coaching in the Cherokee Community School District.
Three Northwestern College baseball players were named NAIA Scholar Athlete as announced by the national office earlier today.
Senior Zach Cortese and sophomores Raphael DeHoyos and Grant Lang earned Second Team All-GPAC honors for their efforts this season. Lang and Sr. Colin Sandbulte each earned GPAC Gold Gloves for their defensive work.
Northwestern College earned the fourth seed in the 2016 GPAC Baseball Tournament that will be held at two different sites (Fremont, Neb. and Sioux City, Iowa) later this week.
Fernando Gutierrez and Grant Lang have been named the GPAC Players of the Week for their efforts in helping Northwestern to a 5-1 week and getting the Red Raiders back to 0.500 overall.
The Northwestern College baseball game against Briar Cliff scheduled for today has been cancelled.
The Northwestern College baseball doubleheader scheduled for this afternoon against Briar Cliff has been canceled due to the snow.
The non-conference DH between Northwestern and Bellevue scheduled for Saturday March 19th in Omaha has been canceled due to weather and poor road conditions.
The non-conference DH between Northwestern and Bellevue scheduled for Friday March 18th in Orange City has been canceled due to weather. The DH scheduled for Saturday in Omaha will be played as scheduled.
Northwestern got picked fourth, in a tie with Midland, with 68 points in the GPAC preseason poll. The Red Raiders went 25-28 last season and tied for third with a 11-9 GPAC record.
Northwestern Baseball will be holding its annual hitting camp on Jan. 30, 2016 in the Juffer Fieldhouse. The camp is open kids grade 3-12 and is divided into two sessions, grade 3-8 and 8-12. Each session will accept no more than 40 participants.
The facility upgrades upgrades for the Northwestern athletic department have all been completed including the new Juffer Fieldhouse and the baseball diamond renovations. Juffer Fieldhouse includes a new practice area for the baseball team and a new weight room.
The Red Raider baseball team has announced their baseball schedule for the 2016 season. Northwestern will open the home schedule on March 18th at the newly renovated baseball field.
Nick Harthoorn, a 2004 NW graduate and 4 year Red Raider letter winner in baseball, umpired the Class 1A Iowa State baseball championship game on August 1, 2015, at Principal Park in Des Moines.
The baseball team has added Chris Lewis as their assistant coach. He will also fill roles in the athletic department as one of the Ron and Peg Juffer Fieldhouse supervisors and as an event management leader.
Senior right fielder Mitch Peschon was named a Second Team All-American for the second straight season after posting another standout season.
Seniors Mitch Peschon and Skyler Wheeler both earned All-GPAC First Team honors along with GPAC Gold Gloves for their performances during the 2015 season. Grant Lang earned Second Team All-GPAC honors and five Raiders were named honorable mention.
Northwestern College earned the No. 4 seed in the upcoming 2015 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) postseason baseball tournament that gets underway later this week.
Fernando Gutierrez (Tranquility, Calif.) earned GPAC baseball pitcher of the week honors for his play last week.
Northwestern College, MOC-Floyd Valley Community School District and the city of Orange City have agreed to significant upgrades to the baseball and softball complex at MOC-FV High School, located directly east of the Northwestern College campus.
Mitch Peschon earned GPAC player of the week honors as announced by the league office earlier today.
Zach Cortese (Laurel, Mont.) was named the GPAC baseball player of the week as announced by the league office earlier today.
The Red Raider baseball team was unable to come away with a win as they took on (RV) Sterling in a pair of doubleheaders played this past weekend in Sterling, Kan.
Northwestern (0-4) dropped all four games to #7 Tabor (8-0) this weekend in the season opening weekend for the Red Raiders. Northwestern was plagued by the big inning as they fell to 0-4 for the first time since 2005.