Colleges – Augustana

18th Ranked Augustana Knocks Off 9th Ranked Northern State

Vikings Defeat Wolves 3-1

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Double-digit kills from four players helped the 18th-ranked Augustana volleyball team defeat ninth-ranked Norhtern State, 3-1, Saturday night in the Elmen Center.   The Vikings won the first two sets 25-23 and 25-19, before dropping the third set 25-20. Augustana won the clinching fourth set, 25-21. With the win, the Vikings improve to (16-5) overall and…

Augustana Snaps Skid With Win Over SMSU

Vikings End Three Game Losing Streak With 30-8 Win

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Despite the gloomy and rainy day on Viking Days, the Vikings faithful left Kirkeby-Over Stadium happy, as Augustana snapped its three game skid with a 23-8 win over Southwest Minnesota State.   The Vikings improve to 3-4 overall and to 1-2 in the NSIC South, while the Mustangs fourth straight loss drops them to 2-5 overall…

NSIC Alums Have College Fun As Vikings Prep For Bears

CJ Ham Pays Price For Augustana's Loss To Adam Thielen's Alma Mater

CHICAGO, IL  —  The Minnesota Vikings are off in preparation for their Monday Night game tomorrow at Chicago. That didn’t stop a couple of NSIC alums from being locked into this week’s college action. As we showed you yesterday, the Augustana Vikings lost at MSU-Mankato 42-21.  The Minnesota Vikings have a pair of alums from each team in CJ Ham…

Augustana Falls At Mankato

Vikings Lose 42-21

MANKATO, Minn. – True freshman quarterback Kyle Saddler tossed three touchdown passes to three different Augustana receivers, and the Vikings defense played tough all day, but Minnesota State won the field position battle, and used that to secure a 42-21 win on Saturday at Blakeslee Stadium. The No. 5 ranked Mavericks remain undefeated on the season at 6-0, with a…

Wayne State Picks Off Augustana

Seven Interceptions Doom Vikings In 16-13 Loss

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Redshirt freshman Ryan Bradberry posted a career-high 144 yards rushing and Augustana outgained Wayne State 436 to 222, but the Wildcats won the turnover battle, and used that to their advantage in a 16-13 win over the Vikings on Saturday at Kirkeby-Over Stadium.   The loss drops the Vikings to 2-3, while the Wildcats improve to…

Augie Sweeps Black Hills State in Volleyball

Augie Sweeps Black Hills State in Volleyball

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Twelve kills from junior Courtney Place lifted the 17th-ranked Augustana volleyball team to a 3-0 (25-22, 25-16, 25-20) victory over Black Hills State Tuesday night inside the Elmen Center. The 3-0 victory was the Vikings fifth sweep of the year. “I’m proud of our girls tonight,” head coach Jennifer Jacobs said, whose team improved to (10-5)…

Augie Soccer Gets Record Sixth Shutout In Win Over Winona

Vikings Win 1-0

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Augustana soccer team (5-1-2, 4-0-1 NSIC) defeated Winona State (3-4-1, 2-2-1 NSIC), 1-0, on Sunday afternoon at Morstad Field to secure their fifth straight win and their sixth consecutive shutout. The first half was a seesaw battle between the Warriors and the Vikings as both teams had opportunities, but neither team could capitalize. The Vikings came…

Humble Ham Has Memorable Day

Augustana Alum Scores First NFL Touchdown

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  C.J. Ham ran for 29 touchdowns in his four years as a member of the Augustana Vikings. And yesterday he scored another Viking touchdown. His first as a member of the Minnesota Vikings. Ham made his first career NFL carry count, burrowing in for a one yard touchdown during the third quarter of Minnesota’s 26-9 loss…

GRIDIRON GREATNESS-Week 4 (9-17-17)

The Best Sights, Sounds & Moments From Local Prep & College Football!

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Click on the video viewer for a special look back at the best sights, sounds and moments from the fourth week of local prep and college football!

C.J. Ham Scores First NFL Touchdown

Augustana Alum Scores On First NFL Carry For Vikings

PITTSBURGH, PA  —  C.J. Ham scored 27 touchdowns in his career with the Augustana Vikings. On Sunday he ran for his first score with the Minnesota Vikings. On his first ever NFL carry, the Augustana alum burrowed into the Pittsburgh endzone for a one yard touchdown during the third quarter of the Vikings 26-9 loss to the Steelers on Sunday…

Resilient Vikings Pull Out Overtime Win

Improve To 2-1 With Win Over Bemidji

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Augustana’s roller coaster season hit a high yesterday as the Vikings rallied to beat Bemidji State 30-27 in overtime. They did so despite losing starting quarterback Ryan Rubley to an injury and showed resilience that’s developed in winning their last two games by 8 points or less. The Vikings visit St. Cloud State next Saturday.

Sioux Falls Upsets 9th Ranked Augustana In Five Set Epic

USF Defeats Rival Augie 3-2

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Behind several career performances, University of Sioux Falls Volleyball toppled No. 9 Augustana in five sets, winning 3-2 (27-25, 22-25, 25-27, 25-22, 16-14) on Saturday evening. The Cougars improve to 6-1 on the season and even their Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference record to 1-1 while the Vikings drop to 8-3 on the year with a 0-2…

Augie Wins OT Thriller Over Bemidji State

Vikings Win 30-27

SIOUX FALLS – Redshirt freshman running back Ryan Bradberry bounced an inside rush towards the pylon in overtime against Bemidji State on Saturday from five yards out, and hit pay dirt, giving Augustana a hard-fought 30-27 win over the Beavers in front of 4,171 fans at Kirkeby-Over Stadium in the annual Shrine Game.   The Vikings improve to 2-1 with…

Mustangs Edge Vikings in NSIC Thriller at Elmen Center

Mustangs Edge Vikings in NSIC Thriller at Elmen Center

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- No. 1 Southwest Minnesota State’s offense relied heavily on its two outside hitters, Kaylee Burmeister and Taylor Reiss, who combined for 44 combined kills in a tight, 3-2 win to improve on the best start in school history at Augustana on Thursday night in the Elmen Center. The Mustangs (8-0) looked as if they would cruise to a…

Jenn Jacobs Likes her Augie Volleyball Team

Jenn Jacobs Likes her Augie Volleyball Team

Augustana has a brand new volleyball coach this year. And so far the transition has been seamless under Jenn Jacobs. The Vikes are off to a good start and face top-ranked SMSU Thursday night at the Elmen Center. Senior leadership and athletic ability have been the keys to success so far for the first-year head coach.

Augustana Edges Former Coach Aldrich & Minot State

Vikings Get First Win 28-20

MINOT, N.D. – The Augustana football team (1-1) got into the win column on Saturday with a 28-20 win in Minot, N.D. The Vikings defense forced two turnovers with three sacks while allowing 334 yards.   Graduate transfer QB Ryan Rubley showed his dual threat ability on Saturday going 22-31 passing with 212 yards, one touchdown and one INT. On…

Augie Sweeps TAMUK behind Koch

Augie Sweeps TAMUK behind Koch

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The ninth-ranked Augustana volleyball team swept Texas A&M – Kingsville, 3-0, to give head coach Jennifer Jacobs her first career win at the Elmen Center in front of an electric crowd Wednesday night. The sweep (25-17, 25-18, 25-16) was the Vikings fourth of the year and extends their winning streak to three consecutive matches. “We had a fantastic crowd…

GRIDIRON GREATNESS-Week 2 (9-3-17)

The Best From Local Prep & College Football!

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The second edition of Gridiron Greatness has an “All In The Family” kinda feel with all local colleges joining the preps in the fun of the 2017 football season. And what a fun week it was! Click on the video viewer for the best sights, sounds and moments from week 2!

Augie Offense Offensive In Loss To Moorhead

Vikings At Minot State Next Saturday

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  We knew the Augustana football team was going to have a tough time replacing record setting offensive stars Trey Heid, Matt Heller and Charlie Hayes. And yesterday we got a glimpse of just how difficult that will be. After scoring the first touchdown of the game, Augustana gave up 38 unanswered and fell to Moorhead 38-7….