College Sports

Mickey & Cougars Outlast Southwest Minnesota State

USF Is 5-0 After 24-10 Win In Marshall

MARSHALL, Minn. – The #5/7 University of Sioux Falls Football Team (5-0, 1-0 NSIC South), led by 212 yards rushing and two TDs from senior All-American running back Max Mickey and another shutdown defensive effort, picked up a fifth straight win to open the season in a 24-10 NSIC decision over Southwest Minnesota State (2-3, 0-1 NSIC South) on Saturday…

Truen & Wolves Run Past Moorhead

Northern Wins On Gypsy Days 28-20

Aberdeen, S.D. – The Northern State University football team came away with a 28-20 victory in the 102nd Gypsy Days game over Minnesota State University Moorhead. With the win, the Wolves improve to 2-3 overall and 1-0 in NSIC North Division play.   The Wolves scored first on their first possession of the game, as Nicholas Truen rushed for his…

Tigers Throttle Midland

Turner Leads Dakota Wesleyan In 55-21 Rout

MITCHELL, S.D. – In front of over 3,500 people, the No. 25 Dakota Wesleyan University football team scored early and often as they ran away from the No. 24 Midland University Warriors in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup, 55-21 on Blue and White Days Saturday at Joe Quintal Field in Mitchell, S.D.   In the Tigers’ (4-2, 2-0 GPAC)…

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…

Jacks Open Valley Play With Top Ten Showdown

4th Ranked SDSU at 6th Ranked Youngstown Saturday

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  4th ranked South Dakota State has a top ten showdown at 6th ranked Youngstown State Saturday night at 7. The Jacks have been pretty good against Bo Pelini’s Penguins, beating the former Nebraska coach in each of their two head to head meetings and are 8-1 overall against Youngstown since joining the Valley in 2009. But after losing…

USD’s Nielson Set To Return To Old Stomping Grounds

Coyotes Visit Western Illinois Saturday at 3

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  The Missouri Valley opener for Bob Nielson’s 10th ranked Coyotes will take him back to his old stomping grounds at 16th ranked Western Illinois on Saturday at  3 PM. Nielson coached the Leathernecks from 2013 through 2015-leading them to the playoffs in his final year before leaving for Vermillion.  He lost his first meeting with his old…

Dordt Edges Briar Cliff in GPAC Thriller

Dordt Edges Briar Cliff in GPAC Thriller

The 6th-ranked Dordt Defenders improved to 17-3 by edging Briar Cliff 3-2 in a GPAC volleyball match Wednesday night in Sioux Center. Ema Altena with 19 kills and Jamie Gesink with 56 assists paced the way for Chad Hanson. Ironically they are playing in their home town where they have been teammates since 7th grade. Leah Kamp also chipped in…

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)…

Presentation Football Program Keeps Moving Forward

Presentation Football Program Keeps Moving Forward

Andy Carr started the Presentation football program from scratch. So when he left for USD in July it could have been cause for concern. But Chuck Miesbauer has picked right up where Andy left off and the Saints keep marching on. They improved to 2-2 this year with Monday’s dramatic 22-21 win over Dakota State at Howard Wood Field in…

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…

Tigers Rally From 21 Down To Buck Broncos

Late Field Goal Gives Dakota Wesleyan 38-35 Sunday Night Win At Dakota Dome

VERMILLION, S.D.  —   Lightning made Dakota Wesleyan and Hastings push their football game back to Sunday and south to the Dakota Dome in Vermillion. By night’s end lightning had seem to strike on the field thanks to the Tigers quick strike offense! DWU rallied from 21 down, scoring 35 unanswered points and winning 38-35 on Seth Paulson’s field goal…

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…

Sioux Falls Cruises By Crookston

Cougars Are 4-0 After 34-0 Win

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  As expect the Sioux Falls Cougars had no problems getting to 4-0 against perennial NSIC cellar dweller UM-Crookston, defeating the visiting Golden Eagles 34-0 on Saturday night at Bob Young Field in Sioux Falls. Max Mickey ran for 180 yards and a touchdown on 24 carries.  Jason Towns added 101 yards and a score on eight…

Bemidji State Blitzes SMSU

Mustangs Fall 40-22

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Bemidji State took advantage of two Southwest Minnesota State first half turnovers to build a 30-7 halftime lead and went on to earn a 40-22 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference victory on Saturday at Chet Anderson Stadium. Jordan Hein completed 15 of 32 passes for 178 yards and three touchdowns while also rushing for 47 yards on eight attempts…

Mankato Shuts Out Northern State

Wolves Lose 36-0

Mankato, Minn. – In their final cross divisional game of the season, the Northern State University football team fell to No. 8 Minnesota State 36-0. The Wolves drop to 1-3 overall, while the Mavericks improve to 4-0. The Wolves were overpowered by the nationally ranked Mavericks, ad MSU tallied touchdowns in three of the four quarters. Northern notched 83 yards rushing…

NDSU Hands USD First Summit Volleyball Loss In SCSC

Coyotes Lose 3-1

VERMILLION, S.D.—North Dakota State’s Erika Gelzinyte swatted down 15 kills and teammate Bella Lien added 10 kills with five blocks to hand South Dakota its first conference loss, 3-1, inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center in two seasons. The scores went 25-11, 20-25, 21-25, 22-25.   South Dakota junior Hayley Dotseth posted a double-double with 14 kills and 23 digs….

Northwestern Charges Past Briar Cliff

63-26 Victory Gets 19th Ranked Red Raiders to 4-0

SIOUX CITY, IA  —  The Northwestern Red Raiders improved to 4-0 on the season and 15-0 all time against Briar Cliff on Saturday with a 63-26 victory over the Chargers in Sioux City in NAIA College Football on Saturday afternoon. The 19th-ranked Red Raiders were led by quarterback Tyson Kooima’s 20-26 performance for 284 yards and three touchdowns.  Jacob Kalongonis…

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…