Football Hosts Home Opener

Football Hosts Home Opener


Dordt College opens the 2018 home football season with a GPAC game against Doane on Saturday, September 15 at 1:00.  The game can be heard on KDCR 88.5 FM and online at and there will be a live video  webstream at . Results at the conclusion of the game can be found online at ; and you can follow us on Twitter at


Doane is 1-0 this season and has been off since opening the season on August 25 against Friends with a 57-3 win.

Doane took a 38-3 halftime lead on the way to the lopsided win. The Tigers outgained Friends 364-177 with 217 yards of passing and 147 on the ground.  The Doane defense limited the Falcons to 36 yards on the ground.

Garrett Sonderup had 48 yards rushing on 15 carries and Jamaine Derogene for 38 yards on 10 carries.  Jack Kalina completed 17-33 passes for 206 yards and three touchdowns.  Kalina’s favorite target was Jacob Beller with 87 yards on five receptions including a 45 yard touchdown catch.  Brandon Gannon caught three passes for 43 yards.

Damond Green, Brice Broz, Chayton Crow  and Colton Pelster all had one interception. Connor Hughes had two solo and six assisted tackles and Nathan Williams had four assisted tackles.


The Defenders are 1-0 this season after a 61-40 win over Waldorf on September 1.   Dordt started slowly but managed to grab a 34-33 halftime lead and outscored Waldorf 27-7 in the second half. Dordt scored 41 unanswered points at one juncture.

Dordt outgained Waldorf 586-564 with 284 yards rushing and 302 yards passing. Keithen Drury ran for 89 yards on 18 rushes and scored a touchdown. Brock Lamle had seven rushes for 73 yards and two score and he passed for 302 yards on 11 completions. Noah Clayberg ran for 63 yards on 11 carries and caught three passes for 91 yards and all three went for touchdowns. Levi Jungling caught four passes for 137 yards.

Casey Byker, Nathan Kabongo and Connor Bosma all had seven tackles. Tyson Dahlgrin was in on two sacks and  David Kacmarynski had a sack and recorded six tackles.


The Defenders went to Crete, Nebraska on October 7 last season and won a 21-16 decision.

Doane had a 420-377 yards gained edge with but Dordt forced two turnovers while giving up one.

Levi Schoonhoven ran for 71 yards on 20 carries while Brock Lamle was 17-33 passing for 229 yards and two touchdowns. Levi Jungling caught 11 passes for 172 yards and both scores and Jake Dodge had three catches for 47 yards.

Doane’s Jack Shadley was 30-49 passing for 247 yards but through a costly interception late in the game that sealed the win for Dordt. Kyle Jensen had 18 rushes for 78 yards and had a long run of 40 yards.


Dordt will go to Hastings on September 22 before hosting Concordia on Saturday, September 29.

Doane will host Jamestown next week before traveling to Northwestern on September 29.

GPAC RACE… (September 12)


Northwestern                    1-0/2-0

Morningside                      0-0/2-0

Concordia                          0-0/0-0

Doane                                 0-0/1-0

Dakota Wesleyan             0-0/1-1

Dordt                                   0-0/1-0

Hastings                              0-0/2-0

Midland                              0-0/2-0

Briar Cliff                            0-0/2-0

Jamestown                        0-1/1-2



August 23

Dakota State def. Dakota Wesleyan 27-18


August 25

Morningside def. William Penn 49-21

Jamestown def. Valley City State 28-26

Briar Cliff def. Waldorf 40-13

Midland def. MidAmerica Nazarene 49-28

Doane def. Friends 57-3

Hastings def. Peru State 25-21


September 1

Midland  def. Mayville State 56-20

Northwestern def.  Valley City State 28-10

Dickinson State  def. Jamestown 51-0

Dordt def. Waldorf 61-40

Hastings def. Panhandle State 26-17

Dakota Wesleyan def.  Presentation 64-37


September 6

Briar Cliff def. Dakota State 49-20


September 8

Morningside def. Truman State 35-17

Northwestern def. Jamestown 49-7

Concordia def.  Buena Vista 27-20


September 15

Morningside @ Dakota Wesleyan

Doane @ Dordt

Midland @ Northwestern

Concordia @ Jamestown

Hastings @ Briar Cliff


September 22

Briar Cliff @ Morningside

Jamestown @ Doane

Dordt @ Hastings

Midland @ Concordia

Northwestern @ Dakota Wesleyan


September 29

Morningside @ Hastings

Concordia @ Dordt

Jamestown @ Midland

Dakota Wesleyan @ Briar Cliff

Doane @ Northwestern


October 6

Morningside @ Midland

Hastings @ Doane

Dordt @ Northwestern

Dakota Wesleyan @ Concordia

Briar Cliff @ Jamestown


October 13

Midland @ Hastings

Dordt @ Dakota Wesleyan

Concordia @ Briar Cliff

Doane @ Morningside


October 20

Morningside @ Northwestern

Briar Cliff @ Doane

Jamestown @ Dordt

Dakota Wesleyan @ Midland

Hastings @ Concordia


October 27

Concordia @ Morningside

Midland @ Doane

Briar Cliff @ Dordt

Northwestern @ Hastings

Dakota Wesleyan @ Jamestown


November 3

Dordt @ Morningside

Doane @ Dakota Wesleyan

Midland @ Briar Cliff

Northwestern @ Concordia

Jamestown @ Hastings


November 10

Morningside @ Jamestown

Concordia @ Doane

Dordt @ Midland

Briar Cliff @ Northwestern

Hastings @ Dakota Wesleyan