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Bison Stun Coyote Men

USD Suffers Second Ever Loss In SCSC (Both To NDSU) 84-79

VERMILLION, S.D. – For just the second time in two seasons, the South Dakota men’s basketball team suffered defeat on its home floor in an 84-79 setback to North Dakota State Saturday afternoon inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.   Both losses inside the building have been to the Bison, who improve to 9-7 overall and 1-1 in Summit League…

Scoreboard Friday, January 5th

Scores For Friday, January 5, 2017

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  SCOREBOARD FOR FRIDAY, JANUARY 5TH, 2018 NBA Boston 91, Timberwolves 84 NBA G-League Skyforce 128, Iowa 103 Mens’ College Basketball MSU-Mankato 94, Augustana 91 (*Final in OT) Winona State 78, SMSU 75 Northern State 71, Mary 55 Sioux Falls 77, Upper Iowa 72 Dickinson State 79, Dakota State 71 Presentation 70, Waldorft 65 Womens’ College Basketball…

Halfcourter Highlights Madison’s Victory Over Tea

Bulldogs Roll In Championship Rematch 76-59

MADISON, S.D.  —  Jadon Janke scored 21 points and brother Jaxon added 15 and a half court three to highlight the Madison Bulldogs 76-59 victory over Tea in a rematch of the State A Championship game on Friday night in Madison in boys’ prep basketball action. Kade Stearns led the Titans with 13 points. Click on the video viewer to…

LeBrun Leads Flandreau Over Baltic In Big East Semis

Fliers Win 80-52

BALTIC, S.D.  —  The Flandreau Fliers advanced to the championship of the Big East Tournament with an 80-52 victory over the Baltic Bulldogs in boys’ prep basketball action on Friday night in Baltic. The Fliers will play Sioux Valley for the title tomorrow night in Parker at 6:30 PM. Click on the video viewer for tonight’s highlights!

Augie Women Run Away From Mankato

Big Third Quarter Propels Vikings To 13-0 Start

SIOUX FALLS, SD – A cold start in Friday’s Northern Sun contest with Minnesota State only served to briefly slow down the red-hot Augustana women’s basketball team, as the No. 12 ranked Vikings outscored the visiting Mavericks 24-8 in the third quarter to secure a 79-60 win and keep the historic start intact.   Augustana extends its best start in…

After Overcoming Pancreatic Cancer Gary Garner Returns To Dakota State Bench In Loss To Dickinson State

Trojan Coach Returns After Overcoming Pancreatic Cancer

MADISON, S.D. – Dickinson State (N.D.) stormed to a 27-4 lead in the first-half over Dakota State (S.D.) Friday evening at DSU Fieldhouse in the North Star Athletic Association Men’s Basketball conference action.  The Trojans cut the Blue Hawks’ lead into single-digit in the second-half, but the Blue Hawks held on to a 79-71 victory. DaSU’s head coach Gary Garner…

Augie Men Rally From 20 Down But Fall To Mankato In OT

Vikings Fall 94-91

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Augustana men outscored Minnesota State 48-28 in the second half of Saturday’s Northern Sun tilt at the Sioux Falls Arena to force the Vikings second straight overtime game, but the Mavericks outscored the Vikings 16-13 in the extra frame to secure the 94-91 win.   The loss drops the Vikings to 9-6 on the season…

Epic Beard Gets Jerry Rice’s Respect But Doesn’t Get Chris Streveler Walter Payton Award

USD Quarterback Finishes Runner Up, SDSU's Wieneke Gets Doris Robinson Scholar Athlete Award

FRISCO, TX  —  Chris Streveler had one of the best seasons in FCS history and one of the best beards NFL legend and Mississippi Valley State alum Jerry Rice has ever seen. Yet he didn’t leave Frisco Texas with the Walter Payton Award. The FCS’ version of the Heisman Trophy went, for a second straight year, to Sam Houston State…

Washington Alum Kuhnert Overcomes Injuries To Play For FCS National Title

Won FCS Offensive Lineman Of The Year At NDSU

FRISCO, TX  —  Though neither South Dakota or South Dakota State made it to the FCS National Championship, four Rushmore State natives have a chance to claim the hardware tomorrow with North Dakota State when they face James Madison for all the marbles. Most notable is Washington alum Austin Kuhnert who has been named the top offensive lineman in the…

Gary Garner Eager To Return To DSU Sideline After Overcoming Pancreatic Cancer

Trojan Head Coach Missed Two Months After Major Surgery

MADISON, S.D.  —  Tonight’s Dakota State men’s basketball game against Dickinson State will be unlike any other in the program’s history. That’s because they’ll welcome their head coach, Gary Garner, back after a successful fight with pancreatic cancer. The last time we saw Gary on the sideline was October 29th during a win against Doane. Shortly thereafter Garner, who was…

Pair Of Jackrabbits Heading To East-West Shrine Bowl

Wieneke & Ohnesorge Will Play At 93rd Annual College All-Star Game

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  SDSU receiver Jake Wieneke is in Frisco to receive the Doris Robinson FCS Scholar Athlete Award. Today he learned that he’ll be also beheading to the 93rd East-West Shrine Bowl on January 20th with offensive line teammate Jacob Ohnesorge.  Both All-Americans have been added to the West team’s roster (Click HERE for the complete game rosters) The…

USF’s Dennis Gardeck A First Team All-American

Augie's Hora & Lee Get Honorable Mention

USF RELEASE KANSAS CITY, MO. – Awards continue to roll in for University of Sioux Falls Football senior linebacker Dennis Gardeck, who was today named to the first team defense on the D2Football.com All American Team. Gardeck, who was a finalist for the Cliff Harris Award and a nominee for the Harlon Hill Trophy, earned his fourth All-American honor. Gardeck…

Scoreboard Thursday, January 4th

Scoreboard Thursday, January 4th

Scoreboard Thursday, January 4th Women’s Basketball South Dakota 82, Western Illinois 58 *Duffy 21 pts./9 reb. College Wrestling Augustana 36, Northern 6 H.S. Wrestling Garretson 42, Parker 34 O’Gorman 50, Washington 27 Chamberlain 63, Todd County 14 Mitchell 78, Todd County 12 Mitchell 52, Chamberlain 23 NHL Wild 6, Buffalo 2 *Nino hat trick World Junior Hockey Championships Semifinals @…

Augie Wrestlers Beat Northern 36-6

Augie Wrestlers Beat Northern 36-6

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Augustana wrestling team (6-2, 1-0 NSIC) started 2018 off on the right foot with a 36-6 victory over Northern State (1-4, 0-1 NSIC) at the Elmen Center on Thursday night. The Vikings started off strong with a pair of bonus point victories, but senior Lane Lettau put an exclamation point on the dual with a…

Garretson Wrestlers Edge Parker

Garretson Wrestlers Edge Parker

  GARRETSON, SD…The garretson Blue Dragons hosted a quad Thursday night with Howard, M-C-M and Parker all in town. In the Garretson-Parker match the Blue Dragons prevailed 42-34.  Jack Konechne (182 lbs.) and Keaton Wagner (22o lbs.) had big pins down the stretch for Garretson.  Freshman Parker Eldeen won with a pin at 152 lbs. for the Pheasants.

Harrisburg, Sioux Valley and Parker win in Boys Hoops

Harrisburg, Sioux Valley and Parker win in Boys Hoops

HARRISBURG and SALEM, SD…It was a busy night in boys hoops Thursday. In the premier match-up The Harrisburg Tigers improved to 5-0 with a 75-54 win over the Yankton Bucks. Matthew Mors scored a game high 23 for the Bucks, but the Tigers pulled away in the second half to improve to 5-0. Brady Van Holland with 17 and Nick…

Bellows Scores Again but USA Loses in Semi’s to Sweden

Bellows Scores Again but USA Loses in Semi's to Sweden

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Canada and Sweden will face off for gold medal at the world junior hockey championship Friday night. “I think it’s the two best teams that are going to meet,” Swedish goaltender Filip Gustavsson said. Gustavsson made 29 saves and Sweden had a three-goal third period to beat the defending champion United States on Thursday in the first…