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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 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. ...


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. ...


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? ...


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). ...


Raheem Cowan

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? ...


Lila Frommelt

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. ...


BCU Fundraiser Brings in Over $13K for Scholarships

Feb 6, 2014

Service with a smile paid off for Briar Cliff University student-athletes, who helped raise more than $13,000 at “Lunch with the Chargers,” held recently at Texas Roadhouse in Sioux City. ...


Annual Golf Classic Raises Over $47K for Student Scholarships

Sep 25, 2013

More than 100 golfers raised over $47,000 for Briar Cliff University student scholarships in BCU’s Annual Lila Frommelt Memorial Golf Classic, held recently at Whispering Creek Golf Club in Sioux City. The tournament received broad community support from local businesses and individuals. ...


BCU Students Recognized for Athletic and Academic Achievements

May 13, 2013

Over 300 student-athletes, faculty and staff gathered at Briar Cliff University’s Annual Champions of Character banquet to recognize of their achievements during the 2012-13 academic year, held recently on campus. ...