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Charger athletes team up with 7-year-old to battle pediatric cancer

Sep 25, 2015

Briar Cliff University student athletes laced up gold shoestrings and wore gold jerseys on Sept. 26 for Kennedy — a 7-year-old Sioux City girl who is battling leukemia.

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Briar Cliff honored as “Gold Medal” Champions of Character institution

Sep 15, 2015

Briar Cliff is one of only 29 NAIA institutions nationwide to earn the prestigious Gold Medal distinction from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ...

REMEMBER THE NAME: Briar Cliff's national champion Cowan finishes strong

May 9, 2015

As a four-time NAIA national champion, Caesar Augustus Raheem Uriel Cowan III ’15 is the most decorated track and field athlete in Briar Cliff history. About the only thing longer than his name (just call him “Raheem”) is the list of accolades he’s racked up, on the field and in the classroom. He’s shined on the national stage — could the global one be next? ...

Athletes help with Special Olympics clinic at NAIA basketball tournament

Mar 12, 2015

Hundreds of athletes of all ages, genders and abilities filled the basketball court at the Tyson Event Center in Sioux City to dribble, dunk and … dance. ...

Injuries turn into teachable moments for BCU basketball star

Mar 10, 2015

Mattie Murren promises she'll be the first off the bench to congratulate and urge on her Briar Cliff Chargers at the NAIA Division II Women's National Basketball Championship. ...

Chargers' Cowan reclaims national triple jump title

Mar 7, 2015

One jump was all that was needed for Augustus “Raheem” Cowan’s to return to the top of the podium at the NAIA Indoor Track and Field Championships. ...

Briar Cliff honors the 1974 national runner-up powerlifters

Feb 14, 2015

Tom Tedrow and his Briar Cliff powerlifting teammates simply weren’t intimidated. ...

Ray Nacke: “The best coach I've ever met”

Feb 8, 2015

“Here are the X’s and O’s on one of the best coaches in the history of small college basketball, and he’s unabashedly 100 percent old school...” ...

Coach Lila Frommelt's legacy lives on at Briar Cliff

Nov 9, 2014

The 10th annual Lila Frommelt Memorial Golf Classic raised nearly $50,000 for Briar Cliff’s annual scholarship fund. ...

BCU alum takes over football program at Sioux City North

Aug 7, 2014

Jon Niemic had a plan, but even he was a little surprised it came together so quickly. ...

Men's volleyball to become a reality at The Cliff

May 27, 2014

Briar Cliff University has announced the addition of men's volleyball as an intercollegiate varsity sport, to begin play during the 2015-16 school year. ...

TRACK & FIELD: Two Chargers earn All-American status

May 24, 2014

It seemed like just another day at the office for two of Briar Cliff's track executives. ...

BCU Director of Sports Media honored for excellence in the field

Apr 17, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) is pleased to announce that Jared Bodammer is the recipient of the 2014 Clarence “Ike” Pearson Award. ...

Briar Cliff men finish strong with Sioux City Relays victory

Apr 12, 2014

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — A mishap in the 4x100 helped spur the Briar Cliff University 4x400-meter relay team. ...

INDOOR TRACK & FIELD: Chargers shine at nationals; earn All-American honors

Mar 8, 2014

The final day of the NAIA Indoor Track and Field Championships proved to be a rewarding one for the Briar Cliff track team. ...

WRESTLING: Pike locks up All-American honors

Mar 8, 2014

Anthony Pike wrapped up his junior campaign with an eighth-place finish at the NAIA Wrestling National Championships. The 174-pounder finished as an NAIA All-American with an overall record of 23-7. ...

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