College Sports

Augie Women in 10th at D-II Golf Tourney

Augie Women in 10th at D-II Golf Tourney

HOUSTON — In the first round of the NCAA Division II Women’s Golf Championship, Augustana sits in tenth place from the Bay Oaks Country Club in Houston. The Vikings, who shot a combined 18-over-par (306) are just three strokes shy of being inside the top eight after day one. The University of Indianapolis is two-under-par and is in first place,…

Augie Baseball Confident Heading to Central Region

Augie Baseball Confident Heading to Central Region

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The 5th seeded Augustana baseball team (44-8) will open Central Region action against 4th seeded Pittsburg State (33-19) at Walker Stadium at Goodheart Field in Magnolia, Ark. on Thursday, May 17 at 10 a.m. The Vikings earned a spot in the Central Regional after winning the NSIC Tournament on May 12 and were selected at the…

SDSU Softball Happy for Post Season

SDSU Softball Happy for Post Season

BROOKINGS, SD…For the first time in 22 years, South Dakota State softball is headed for the postseason. After reaching the 2018 Summit League Championship finals last weekend, the Jackrabbits were announced as a part of a 17-team field in the 2018 National Invitational Softball Championship Sunday evening. The Jackrabbits (34-16) earned the automatic bid from The Summit League and are…

MVP Performance for Shanice Cannigan

MVP Performance for Shanice Cannigan

TULSA, Okla.–For the first time since joining the Summit League, the South Dakota women’s track and field team is bringing home a Summit League Championship title after three days of competition at the ONEOK Sports Complex. South Dakota head coach Lucky Huber garnered Summit League Coach of the Year honors as his Coyotes totaled 263 points to tie North Dakota State for…

Mooney Headed to Texas Tech

Mooney Headed to Texas Tech

Texas Tech’s basketball team is getting some help at just the right time. In March, coach Chris Beard led the program to its first ever Elite Eight, where they lost to the eventual national champion Villanova Wildcats, 71-59. After the season, leading scorer Keenan Evans graduated and star freshman Zhaire Smith declared for the NBA Draft. Smith is expected to be selected in the first round, while…

Goedert Adjusting Well To Philadelphia Eagles System

SDSU Alum Wraps Up First Mini-Camp

PHILADELPHIA, PA  —  Britton native Dallas Goedert got his first work in with the Philadelphia Eagles over the weekend. And while there’s plenty to learn, Dallas certainly sounds up to the task. Though it may take South Dakota State fans time to get used to him wearing the number 88, Goedert seems to be acclimating pretty well to his new…

Schneider’s Big Day Helps SDSU Lock Up Summit League Baseball Tournament Spot

Jacks Split Final Home Doubleheader With Western Illinois

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State closed out an abbreviated home baseball schedule by splitting a Summit League doubleheader with Western Illinois Sunday afternoon at Erv Huether Field. The Jackrabbits won the opener, 13-7, then had a late rally fall short in a 9-6 defeat. The Jackrabbits, who were led by Anthony Schneider’s 8-for-10 day at the plate in the…

Augustana Baseball Heads To Regional In Arkansas Ready To Do Damage

Vikings To Face Pittsburg State Thursday

INDIANAPOLIS – The Augustana baseball team has earned the No. 5 seed in the NCAA Central Regional and will play No. 4 seed Pittsburg State (33-18) in Magnolia, Ark. on Thursday, May 17 at a time to be determined later. This is the Vikings third appearance in the NCAA Tournament and their first since 2014.   Augustana clinched an automatic…

SDSU Earns Bid To National Invitational Softball Championship

Jackrabbits Will Make First Division One Postseason Appearance

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  For the first time in 22 years, South Dakota State softball is headed for the postseason. After reaching the 2018 Summit League Championship finals last weekend, the Jackrabbits were announced as a part of a 17-team field in the 2018 National Invitational Softball Championship Sunday evening. The Jackrabbits (34-16) earned the automatic bid from The Summit League…

Augustana Wins 2018 NSIC Baseball Tournament Championship

Vikings Edge Concordia-St. Paul 10-9 In Title Game

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – What a season for the Augustana baseball team and the best part… it isn’t over yet. The Vikings (44-8) won the 2018 NSIC tournament championship by defeating Concordia-St. Paul (26-16), 10-9, at Karras Park on Saturday afternoon.   With the victory, Augustana has secured its first NCAA tournament berth since 2014 by claiming the NSIC automatic…

Dallas Goedert’s NFL Career Begins At Eagles Mini-Camp

Britton Native Begins Rookie Mini-Camp Practices

PHILADELPHIA, PA  —  Former South Dakota State Jackrabbit and Britton native Dallas Goedert’s NFL career officially began this weekend in Philadelphia.  The rookie began his first mini-camp with the team yesterday wearing his new number 88. You’d think the Britton native would be gobsmacked moving on up to the NFL.  For the most part, that’s not the case as Dallas…

USD Women Win Summit Track & Field Championship

Coyotes Tie With Bison To Take Title

TULSA, OK  —  The South Dakota women’s track and field tied with North Dakota State to claim a share of the Summit League Championship during the final day of competition on Saturday in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Click on the video viewer for highlights from USD and SDSU!  Recaps for each school are below. USD TULSA, Okla.–For the first time since joining…

Strong Field Day For USF & Augustana To Conclude NSIC Championship

Mankato Men, Mary Women Win Titles

WINONA, MN  —  The final day of the NSIC Track & Field Championships was a strong one in the field for Augustana and Sioux Falls. Augie’s Jake Huber took the shot put with a toss of 52 feet, ten & 3/4 inches while Sioux Falls Kimberly Peterson cleared a meet record 13 feet, nine and 3/4 inches to win the…

Bison Dash Jackrabbits’ Summit Softball Championship Dream

SDSU Loses In First Tournament Title Game Appearance 6-1

FARGO, N.D. – No. 2 seed South Dakota State’s historic run at the 2018 Summit League Softball Championship came to an end Saturday, as the Jackrabbits fell to top-seeded North Dakota State in the title game, 6-1. SDSU (34-16) scored first, but a six-run third for the Bison (33-17) proved too much for the Jacks to overcome. Abbey Murphy was…

Jackrabbits Drop 14-Inning Marathon To Western Illinois

SDSU Falls 4-3

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  Western Illinois scored a pair of unearned runs in the top of the 14th inning and held off South Dakota State for a 4-3 victory in the opening game of a Summit League baseball series Saturday afternoon at Erv Huether Field. The Leathernecks improved to 14-25 overall and 11-10 in league play. SDSU dropped to 15-26 overall and…

Coyotes in 2nd place at Summit Track and Field

Coyotes in 2nd place at Summit Track and Field

TULSA, Okla. – Ten event champions were crowned, another meet record bit the dust and plenty of student-athletes qualified for their respective finals races tomorrow in another action-packed day at the Summit League Outdoor Track & Field Championships Friday. FULL RESULTS After nine events scored, it is North Dakota State leading the way on the women’s side with 139 points….

Jacks Rally after being no-hit with dramatic win

Jacks Rally after being no-hit with dramatic win

FARGO, N.D. – No. 1 North Dakota State dominated No. 2 South Dakota State in a 4-0 shutout that featured Jacquelyn Sertic recording a tournament-record 15 strikeouts and earning the first no-hitter in tournament history since 2015. The Bison advance to the program’s 10th-straight Championship appearance. South Dakota State will fight for its life in an elimination contest today at…

Augie Softball Eliminated at Regional after 2 losses

Augie Softball Eliminated at Regional after 2 losses

Game Two Friday MAGNOLIA, Ark. – Augustana’s NCAA Central Regional run came to an end on Friday night under the lights at Dawson Field in Magnolia, Ark., as Minnesota State used a three-run fifth inning to build a 5-1 lead over the Vikings that they could not overcome in an 8-4 loss to the defending national champions. The loss ends…

Augie Walks into NSIC Championship

Augie Walks into NSIC Championship

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Patience was key for the Augustana baseball team (43-8) to clinch a spot in the NSIC Tournament Championship and the team showed plenty of it in Friday’s win over Concordia-St. Paul (25-15). The Vikings used 10 walks to outlast the Golden Bears, 8-4, at Karras Park and secure a spot in the NSIC Championship on Saturday. The…

Northern Eliminated by Minot State

Northern Eliminated by Minot State

Sioux Falls, S.D. –  Minot State defeated Northern State in an elimination game in the NSIC Baseball Tournament. Minot State scored one run in the first inning to take an early lead over the Wolves. In the seventh inning Minot State added three more runs to take a 4-0 lead over NSU. Northern State scored one run in the ninth inning…