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Augustana Hires Jennifer Jacobs As New Volleyball Coach

Former Mankato standout becomes 9th volleyball coach at Augustana

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Augustana University director of athletics Slade Larscheid announced Monday the hiring of Jennifer Jacobs as the new head volleyball coach. Jacobs is the ninth head volleyball coach in program history at Augustana. “We are extremely excited to welcome Jennifer to the Augustana community,” Larscheid said. Coach Jacobs is committed to the personal growth and development of…

Jacks Wrestlers Get Extra Home Match Friday

SDSU chosen to host D-I National Dual Championship Series match against Purdue Friday night at Frost Arena

The South Dakota State University wrestling team has been selected as a host for the 2017 Division I National Dual Championship Series and will welcome Purdue to Frost Arena on Friday. Competition is slated for a 7 p.m. start at Frost Arena. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday at the Jackrabbit Ticket Office and online at JackrabbitTickets.com….

Scoreboard Monday, February 13th

Scoreboard Monday, February 13th

Scoreboard Monday, February 13th Women’s Golf Battle @ Boulder Creek (2 rounds today) 593-Southern Utah 603-Northern Colorado 605-SDSU *149-Fuad (3rd) *150-Mingo (6th) *151-Getz (9th) College Track NSIC Heptathlon 5141-Robert Sullivan (Wayne) 1st 5082-Teddy Frid (USF) 2nd 4541-TJ Hochstetler (NSU) 10th 4309-Peter Schukking (AU) 11th 4229-Alex Woods (AU) 12th Women’s Basketball UCONN 66, South Carolina 55 *100th straight win for Huskies!…

Watertown’s Morris Explodes On Scene As 7th Grader

Morris has stellar season as 7th grader for Watertown Arrows

In her first television interview, Myah Morris is short on words. “What do you think is your biggest strength as a gymnast? I don’t know!” Morris says. It’s her performance in the gym that’s explosive. “She’s awesome! She’s awesome, I just love that little girl! She’s my favorite, she’s our baby, she’s our atomic bomb!” Watertown Senior Gymnast Allison Stadheim…

USD’s Compton Recovered From Super Bowl Loss

Compton excited to get to play in Super Bowl

Former USD standout Tom Compton did something very few football players get to do…play in the Super Bowl on February 5th. He signed as a free agent with the Atlanta Falcons after starting his career with the Washington Redskins. Ironically, the offensive line stayed healthy throughout the season, so his playing time was limited. But it was still an incredible…

Herd Heartbroken Again In Shootout Loss To Muskies

Stampede Fall 3-2 In Sunday Matinee

Sioux Falls, SD—For the second straight game the Sioux Falls Stampede took one of the league’s best teams down to the wire and earned a point in the standings, but came up just short on earning a second. The Sioux City Musketeers outscored the Stampede 1-0 in a shootout and 3-2 in the game before 5,221 fans at the PREMIER…

Coyotes Come Through In The Clutch Against Jackrabbits

USD Evens Season Series With 91-89 Win

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  For the second time this year the State-U men’s game produced nailbiting drama and a fantastic finish. Which we can only hope would set the stage for a rubber game in the Summit League Tournament three weeks from now. In any case, the Yotes avenged their 73-72 loss in Brookings on New Years eve yesterday, beating the Jacks…

Scoreboard Sunday, February 12th

Scores for Sunday, February 12, 2017

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. —  SCOREBOARD FOR SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12TH, 2017 NBA Timberwolves 117, Chicago 89 NHL Wild 6, Detroit 3 USHL Sioux City 3, Stampede 2 (*Final in Shootout) Mens’ College Basketball Concordia 109, Dakota Wesleyan 106 (*Final in OT) Womens’ College Basketball Dakota Wesleyan 75, Concordia 53 College Softball Drake 6, SDSU 4 Sioux Falls 3, Viterbo 1 Sioux…

Dakota Wesleyan Women Pummel 2nd Ranked Concordia

Tigers Crush Bulldogs 75-53

MITCHELL, S.D.  —  The Dakota Wesleyan Tiger womens’ basketball team won’t win the GPAC regular season title, but they sent quite a message to the team that will. The Tigers opened the game on a 12-0 run and went on to crush Concordia (NE) 75-53 at the Corn Palace in Mitchell on Sunday afternoon. The 2nd ranked Bulldogs had entered…

Shorthanded State Wrestlers Fall At Virginia Tech

SDSU Drops 29-15 Decision

. BLACKSBURG, Va. – Fifth-ranked Virginia Tech controlled the first half of the dual and went on to defeat No. 16 South Dakota State, 29-15, Sunday afternoon at Cassell Coliseum. With the win, the Atlantic Coast Conference champion Hokies improved to 17-1 overall. SDSU dropped to 13-4 in duals this season, with all four losses coming against teams currently ranked…

Scoreboard Saturday, February 11th

Scores For Saturday, February 11, 2017

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. —  SCOREBOARD FOR SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11TH, 2017 USHL Chicago 2, Stampede 1 (*Final in OT) NBA D-League Rio Grande Valley 122, Skyforce 108 Mens’ College Basketball USD 91, SDSU 89 Wayne State 80, Sioux Falls 68 Bemidji State 63, Northern State 59 Augustana 97, SMSU 79 Northwestern 83, Midland 81 Hastings 100, Mount Marty 96 Viterbo 92,…

Coyotes Even Season Series With Jackrabbits In Another Thriller

USD Wins 91-89

VERMILLION, S.D.—South Dakota’s Matt Mooney and South Dakota State’s Reed Tellinghuisen put on a shooting display, but it was three consecutive 3-pointers by Mooney down the stretch that was the difference in the Coyotes’ 91-89 win against the Jackrabbits before a record crowd of 5,265 at the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.   South Dakota (18-10, 9-4 Summit) beat its in-state…

Giles & Huneke Win All-Around Gymnastics Titles

State Gymnastics Concludes

ABERDEEN, S.D.  —  For the 5th straight year, Madison’s Jenni Giles is the Class A All-Around State Gymnastics Champion. Giles won the floor (9.525) and vault (9.300) to score a 36.875 overall.  It was good enough to hold off Deuel’s Morgan Kwasniewski who took hom the beam (9.475) and bars championships (9.150). In AA, Rapid City Stevens’ Jordyn Huneke won…

DWU CLASSIC-Top Ranked Bridgewater-Emery Defeats 2nd Ranked Corsica-Stickney

Huskies Pull Away 70-50

MITCHELL, S.D. —  In a battle of the top ranked teams in Class B, Bridgewater-Emery remained unbeaten thanks to a big fourth quarter.  The Huskies outscored Corsica-Stickney 20-9 in the final frame to pull away for a 70-50 win at the DWU Culvers Classic in Mitchell on Saturday night in boys prep basketball action. Jamin Arend of Bridgewater-Emery led all…

DWU CLASSIC-White River Edges Sully Buttes

White River Wins 50-47

MITCHELL, S.D. —  White River won a 50-47 thriller over Sully Buttes at the DWU Culvers Classic on Saturday afternoon in Mitchell in boys’ prep basketball action. Camren Folkers led White River with 15 points and 11 rebounds while Jadice Morrison added 14 points.  Sully Buttes Lincoln Jordre led all scorers with 24 points and pulled down 12 rebounds. Click…

Wayne State Spoils Sioux Falls Senior Night

Wildcats Sweep Basketball Doubleheader

WOMEN SIOUX FALLS, S.D. —  Despite a double double of 22 points and 12 rebounds from Sam Knecht, the University of Sioux Falls Women’s Basketball Team (18-6, 14-6 NSIC) dropped a 67-57 decision to Wayne State on Senior Day at the Stewart Center. Prior to the game, USF recognized its seniors including Knecht, Madi Robson, Brooke Smith and Alyson Johnsen….