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Bono’s Jacks Prepare For Oklahoma

SDSU Wrestlers to host Sooners in battle of ranked teams Friday

Chris Bono likes to win. He preaches that to his wrestlers at SDSU, that it’s okay to win. He feels like after 4 years at the helm in Brookings it’s time for his team to start winning some of these big matches now that they’re a member of the Big 12. The 19th-ranked Jacks already knocked off ranked Iowa State…

Herd Start Homestand With Loss

Doremus has goal and assist in Stampede loss

Sioux Falls, SD—A slow first period was the difference Thursday night as the Sioux Falls Stampede fell 5-2 to the Dubuque Fighting Saints before 4,519 fans at the PREMIER Center. Dubuque scored three times in the first period before the Stampede rallied to outshoot the Fighting Saints 32-15 in the final two periods, but couldn’t get the break they needed…

SDSU Women Move Back Into Summit League Tie

Jacks dominate NDSU to move back into Summit League tie

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Defense and balanced scoring led the South Dakota State University women’s basketball team Wednesday night to a 70-44 win over North Dakota State in front of 1,869 fans at Frost Arena in The Summit League action. Four players scored in double figures and the Jackrabbits forced 24 turnovers in the contest. The 44 points allowed are the…

Watertown Wins ESD Gymnastics Behind Morris

Arrows, Myah Morris right on target in ESD Gymnastics

The state gymnastics meet is right around the corner and the Watertown Arrows go in with plenty of momentum after winning the ESD meet Thursday night in Yankton. 7th grader Myah Morris won 3 events and was the all-around champion with a score of 38.325. Yankton 9th grader Payton Steffensen was second with a 37.575. Watertown won the team event…

Vinatieri’s Fond Memories Of First SB Year

Former Jackrabbit smiles when talking about first Super Bowl winning kick

44-year old Adam Vinatieri continues to kick at the highest level, breaking the NFL record for consecutive FG’s during the 2016 season with the Colts. But when the Super Bowl rolls around, the Rapid City native has fond memories of that kick in the snow and then his game-winning FG in the Super Bowl upset of the Rams when he…

Weber Is D-League Player Of Month

Unselfish Briante wants to help team win

NEW YORK, Feb. 1, 2017 – Sioux Falls Skyforce guard Briante Weber today was named the NBA Development League Player of the Month for games played in January. Weber (6-2, Virginia Commonwealth) led Sioux Falls to a 6-5 record behind averages of 21.5 points, 8.3 assists, 6.6 rebounds and 3.6 steals.  He had five double-doubles and two triple-doubles in January,…

Defense Must Improve For SDSU Women

Jacks host NDSU for share of top spot in Summit

The SDSU women hadn’t lost in 2017 before last Saturday in Omaha when a banked last-second “3” beat them 83-82. But a win Thursday night and they are back in a tie for first with USD before hosting the Coyotes Saturday. However it’s his team’s defense that head coach Aaron Johnston wants to see improve after giving up 16 3-points…

Scoreboard Thursday, February 2nd

Scoreboard Thursday, February 2nd

Scoreboard Thursday, February 2nd USHL Dubuque 5, Stampede 2 NBA D-League Rio Grande Valley 129, Skyforce 124 Girls Gymnastics ESD/AA Regional @ Yankton Watertown        145.65 Mitchell             143.95 Yankton             142.55 Brookings          136.575 Pierre                  136.025…

A DWU Sweep At The Corn Palace

Tiger men and women victorious against Mount Marty at the Palace

The DWU women improved to 20-4 (11-4) Wednesday night at the Corn Palace in Mitchell with a 73-51 win over Mount Marty. Rylie Osthus led a balanced attack with 16 points, Erica Herrold added 13. In the men’s game the Tigers were 74-58 winners as GPAC Player of the Week Ty Hoglund led the way with 22 points and teammate…

SDSU Men Roll Past Western Illinois

Jacks get great balance in huge win over Leathernecks

Brookings, SD…South Dakota State saw five players reach double figures and cruised to a 98-65 win over Western Illinois in front of 2,017 fans Wednesday evening at Frost Arena. The Jackrabbits (10-14, 3-6 Summit League) outscored the Leathernecks, 62-20, in the paint and shot 57.6 percent from the field. SDSU hit 15 of 17 from the charity stripe as well….

More local athletes sign at area colleges on Letter of Intent Day

More local athletes sign at area colleges on Letter of Intent Day

Here are more signings by area athletes on National Letter of Intent Day including O’Gorman’s Theresa Pujado who will play D-I soccer at Nebraska and Blaise Andries of Marshall who will play football at Minnesota. Dakota State Track/Field Josie Wolf-Chester Jacia Christiansen-Viborg/Hurley Mallory Aughenbaugh-James Valley Christian Dordt Women’s Basketball Katie Johnson-Roosevelt Mount Marty Volleyball Madelyn Simmons-Roosevelt Mikaela Ahrendt-Roosevelt MSU-Moorhead Football…

Dordt Football Signings

Dordt Football Signings

(Wednesday, February 1; Sioux Center, Iowa) The Dordt College football program has announced its current class of incoming players for the 2017 season.  The list of 38 newcomers includes 14 that have claimed all-state honors; 27 that were all-conference honorees; 10 that earned all-area honors and nine that were academic all-staters. “When we set out to recruit this class our…

Northwestern Football Signings

Northwestern Football Signings

Orange City, Iowa — Northwestern College and head football coach Matt McCarty announced the addition of 31 recruits to the Red Raider program on Wednesday, Feb. 1.  The list includes seven athletes that won state titles this past fall at Boyden Hull/Rock Valley (2A) or Western Christian (1A). “We are extremely excited about the talent and competitiveness of this initial…

Presentation Football Signings

Presentation Football Signings

ABERDEEN, SD – Presentation College head football coach Andy Carr and the PC Football program are excited to announce the signing of 34 student-athletes to national letters of intent for the 2017 season. The Saints will welcome men from nine different states and one providence for the signing class of 2017. The Saints finished the 2016 season by going 7-3, the best record in program history. The…

DWU Football Signings

DWU Football Signings

MITCHELL, S.D. – Entering his sixth season as the Dakota Wesleyan University football head coach, Ross Cimpl looks to continue the momentum and add a sixth straight winning season under his belt. Cimpl has an overall record of 38-16, tied second for most wins in program history. The Tigers finished last season with an overall record of 8-3 and were…