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Briar Cliff invites Siouxland families to annual “Trunk or Treat” event

Oct 29, 2018

The Briar Cliff Athletic Department, along with the Charger athletic teams, will host a "Trunk or Treat" Halloween event, Halloween night, on the Briar Cliff University campus.

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Briar Cliff Athletics "Go Gold" to raise funds for local child with cancer

Sep 26, 2018

Briar Cliff invites the Siouxland community to attend Go Gold Weekend and help raise money for the Maseck family. Attendants can stop by the Go Gold tables at the football, soccer, and volleyball games and purchase Go Gold merchandise with all proceeds benefitting the Meseck family. ...


Briar Cliff to host first ever Women in Leadership and Sport Day

Aug 29, 2018

Briar Cliff University invites all area female high school athletes to develop their personal leadership skills on and off the field during Women in Leadership and Sport Day, a one-of-a-kind event scheduled for Sunday, September 30 on Briar Cliff’s campus. ...


BCU Basketball alumna Mary Schrad

Basketball "Trailblazer" Mary Schrad ('78) inducted into Women's Basketball Hall of Fame

Jun 9, 2018

Briar Cliff alumna and standout basketball player Mary Schrad ('78) was inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday, June 9, as part of its 2018 Induction Ceremony in Knoxville, Tennessee. ...


Nic Nelson

Briar Cliff University announces new athletic director

Mar 15, 2017

Today, Briar Cliff University is excited to announce the hiring of new athletic director Nic Nelson. ...


Lunch with the Chargers

‘Lunch with the Chargers’ raises $18K for BCU student scholarships

Feb 17, 2017

Briar Cliff University raised $18,314 at its annual “Lunch with the Chargers” event on Feb. 10 at M’s on 4th Restaurant. ...


Briar Cliff University announces new head football coach

Feb 14, 2017

Briar Cliff University is excited to announce the hiring of the new head football coach, Dennis E. Wagner. ...


Go Gold Weekend

Briar Cliff once again honored as “Champions of Character” institution

Sep 12, 2016

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has recognized Briar Cliff as a “Five-Star Champions of Character Institution” for the sixth straight year. ...


Lila Frommelt

Lila Frommelt Memorial Golf Classic raises record amount for student scholarships

Aug 13, 2016

The annual Lila Frommelt Memorial Golf Classic, held by Briar Cliff University on Aug. 1 at the Sioux City Country Club, raised a record amount this year. Supporters generated more than $70,000, with all proceeds benefitting the Briar Cliff University fund for student scholarships. ...


Hall of Fame Weekend

Highlights from 2016 Hall of Fame Weekend

Jan 25, 2016

In addition to honoring the newest inductees into the Charger Athletic Hall of Fame, nearly 100 former basketball players returned to celebrate the 50-year anniversary of Briar Cliff men's basketball. ...


Lunch with the Chargers

Lunch with the Chargers raises more than $30K for student scholarships

Jan 25, 2016

Briar Cliff University served nearly 300 people and raised more than $30,000 for student scholarships at its annual "Lunch with the Chargers" events at Trattoria Fresco Restaurant. ...


Emily Kay

Charger's Charge: Don't be intimidated by the gym

Jan 12, 2016

Emily Kay won't hear of the excuses. Too tired? Too busy? Too intimidated? Too old? ...


Three Charger basketball standouts to be inducted into Athletic Hall of Fame

Oct 16, 2015

Three former Briar Cliff University basketball standouts will be inducted into the Charger Athletic Hall of Fame, the school has announced. ...


Go Gold Weekend

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

Sep 26, 2015

Briar Cliff student athletes laced up gold shoestrings and wore gold jerseys for Kennedy — a local 7-year-old girl who is battling leukemia. ...


Ray Nacke

Briar Cliff honors the passing of coaching legend Ray Nacke

Sep 18, 2015

Briar Cliff University's legendary former basketball coach Ray Nacke, who guided the Charger men's basketball team to 22 consecutive winning seasons and forged BC's internationally renowned "Panama Pipeline," died on Sept. 16. He was 79. ...


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). ...