Colleges – Dakota State

Trojans Keep Title Hopes Alive With Clutch Drive At Valley City

Dakota State Beats Valley City State 31-28

VALLEY CITY, N.D. – Dakota State (S.D.) shut out Valley City State (N.D.) 21-0 in the first half in the Dacotah Bank/North Star Athletic Association Football conference contest Saturday afternoon at Shelly Ellig Field at Lokken Field.  The Vikings stormed back with a 28-3 run in the second-half for a 28-24 lead with 1:14 remaining.  The Trojans answered back with a…

Presentation Rally Stuns Dakota State

Saints Defeat Trojans

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Jaiden Machuca kicked five field goals to help the Presentation Saints rally from 18 down to defeat the Dakota State Trojans 22-21 on Monday afternoon at Howard Wood Field in NAIA College Football. The game had originally been scheduled for Saturday in Madison before lightning and severe weather forced its postponement and moving. Brodie Frederiksen ran…

High Powered Trojan & Saint Offenses Set To Face Off

Presentation At Dakota State Tomorrow

MADISON, S.D.  — Tomorrow is also another KDLT Zone Coverage College Football Saturday.  And though both State and the U are off, we have an in-state rivalry game tomorrow in Madison. Dakota State hosts Presentation in a key North Star game.  The start time was moved up to 1 PM to hopefully avoid bad weather and maybe to account for the…


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!

Trojans Trample Mayville State

Dakota State Wins NSAA Opener 48-16

MADISON, S.D.  —  Jacob Giles threw for 316 yards and six touchdowns to lead the Dakota State Trojans to a 48-16 win over Mayville State in their North Star Athletic Association opener in Madison on Saturday night.  DSU improves to 3-1 with the victory and hosts in-state rival Presentation next Saturday at 4 PM. Click on the video viewer for…

Trio Of Local College Quarterbacks Honored

Streveler, Giles & Turner Win Player Of The Week Awards

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Chris Streveler only played a half against the Drake Bulldogs and, with the Coyotes scoring 77 points, punter Brady Schutt didn’t get that much work. Yet what each did in their short time was good enough to earn them Missouri Valley Player of the Week honors. Streveler is offensive player of the week after throwing for…


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!

Bees Sting Dakota State

Trojans Suffer First Loss 27-24

DAVENPORT, IA  —  Baylee Hopps 24-yard touchdown run was the difference in St. Ambrose’s 27-24 victory over Dakota State on Saturday afternoon in NAIA college football action in Davenport, Iowa. The Trojans (1-1) lost despite Jacob Giles’ three touchdown passes and 200 yards on 19-of-36 passing.  Austin Opdahl hauled in four passes for 98 yards and a score. Click on…

Opdahl is Dakota State’s Quiet Star

Opdahl is Dakota State's Quiet Star

MADISON, SD…Austin Opdahl’s objective for each game is simple. “Yup (the quarterback) trusts in me to come down with the ball no matter where he puts it so that’s my job.” DSU Senior Austin Opdahl says. How he does that is anything but. “You can’t explain it. Half the time I’m sitting there going ‘oh no! Oh no! Oh My!…

Gridiron Greatness-Week 0 & 1

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

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  A new season of pigskin brings the return of a KDLT Sports Tradition! Each week until the state championship in November we’ll spotlight the best sights, sounds and moments from local prep and college football in a segment we call “Gridiron Greatness”. We debut 2017 by looking back at two weeks!  The special “Week 0” for…

Trojans Shine On Big Stage Against Rival Dakota Wesleyan

Dakota State Defeats Arch Rivals 56-39

MADISON, S.D.  —  Last night the college football season in South Dakota kicked off with a bang in Madison as Dakota State beat Dakota Wesleyan 56-39, their second straight win over DWU and first in Madison since 1999. Jacob Giles went 40-48 for 452 yards and seven touchdowns. Austin Opdahl caught 17 of those passes for 333 yards and four…

Giles, Opdahl Lead Dakota State past DWU 56-39

Giles, Opdahl Lead Dakota State past DWU 56-39

MADISON, SD… In a wild college football opener the Dakota State Trojans out-scored DWU 56-39 in a game that had almost 1,200 yards of offense. Jacob Giles led the way for the Trojans completing 40 of 48 passes for 452 yards and 7 TD’s. 4 of those scoring passes went to Austin Opdahl who hauled in 17 passes for 333…

2017 GRIDIRON PREVIEW-NAIA With Dakota State’s Josh Anderson

Trojan Head Coach Helps Break Down Local NAIA Squads

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  On the eve of the season opener with Dakota Wesleyan, Dakota State head coach Josh Anderson joins the KDLT Gridiron Preview to talk about his Trojans and the rest of the local NAIA squads in 2017!

Dakota State Swept At Briar Cliff

Trojans Still Winless After 20-8 And 11-3 Losses

SIOUX CITY, IA —  The Dakota State baseball team is still winless after a difficult Sunday afternoon in Sioux City. Despite taking an early 5-1 lead in the first game of their doubleheader at Briar Cliff, the Trojans couldn’t maintain the lead and fell to the Chargers in a slugfest 20-8.  Briar Cliff completed the sweep with an 11-3 victory…

Dakota State Men Win At Viterbo To Advance In NSAA Playoffs

Kilgore, Barse lead Trojans to road win in NSAA playoffs

La CROSSE, Wis. – No. 5 seed Dakota State (S.D.) raced to a 37-24 halftime lead over No. 4 seed Viterbo (Wis.) Thursday evening in the quarterfinal round of the North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) Men’s Basketball Postseason Conference Tournament at R.W. Beggs Senior Gymnasium.  The Trojans held off the V-Hawks’ comeback bid in the second-half, earning a 56-52 road…

2017 North Star Men’s Basketball Tournament

Dakota State & Presentation Will Start On The Road

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Pairings for the 2017 North Star Athletic Association Men’s Basketball Tournament are out and include a pair of local teams. Dakota State (15-15, 8-8) is seeded 5th and will open on Thursday at 4th seed Viterbo (18-11, 10-6) at 7 PM.  Also on Thursday the 8th seeded Presentation Saints (10-17, 4-12) will be at top seed…