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Jacks Drop Coyotes To Move Into First Place

SDSU Women Even Season Series With 70-58 Win Over USD

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  Senior center Clarissa Ober scored a game-high 15 points and snared 12 rebounds to lead the South Dakota State University women’s basketball team to a 70-58 win over the University of South Dakota Saturday afternoon in front of a season-high 3,434 fans at Frost Arena in The Summit League action. South Dakota State, now 18-5 overall and…

USD’s Nilsen Sets Another National Pole Vault High Mark

Coyote Freshman Continues To Impress

VERMILLION, S.D.–South Dakota’s track and field team captured 25 events, highlighted by an NCAA-leading mark in the men’s pole vault from freshman Chris Nilsen, at the Dakota Realty Alumni Meet at Hillenbrand Memorial Track on Saturday.   Six days after topping the NCAA charts, Nilsen’s mark had been replaced by Kyle Pater of the Air Force. Nilsen responded Saturday to…

Augie Women Cruise Past Bemidji State

Vikings Start Fast & Finish Strong In 86-61 Win

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Augustana (18-7,13-5 NSIC) played a near-perfect game on Saturday in the blowout win over the Beavers of Bemidji State (6-16,3-15 NSIC). The Vikings had six players in double-figures as they defeated BSU 86-61.   Augustana set the tone early as Naomi Rust scored the team’s, and games, first four points. After Sydney Rome drilled a three…

Swoyer Scores, But Stampede Lose To SC

Muskies beat Herd 4-1

Sioux Falls, SD—In another closely contested battle between the Sioux Falls Stampede and Sioux City Musketeers, the Musketeers pulled away late and topped the Herd 4-1 before 6,698 fans at the PREMIER Center Friday night. Colin Swoyer tallied the only goal of the game for the Herd who dropped their third straight game and fell to 16-19-4 on the year….

Augie Sweeps Crookston At SF Arena

Vikings men and women beat Minnesota Crookston in hoops

Men’s re-cap SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Mike Busack recorded his third double-double of the season finishing with 15 points and a career-high 14 rebounds to lead Augustana University men’s basketball to an 87-68 win over the University of Minnesota Crookston (7-16, 3-14 NSIC) in front of 2,751 fans at the Sioux Falls Arena on Friday night. Busack was one of…

Jacks, Gross Pin Sooners At Frost 20-19

Seth Gross helps Jacks beat Oklahoma in dramatic fashion at Frost Arena

  Seth Gross came up with a pin in the final bout of the night to lift 19th-ranked South Dakota State to a 20-19 win on criteria over No. 15 Oklahoma in a Big 12 Conference wrestling dual Friday night before a crowd of 1,757 fans at Frost Arena. The Jackrabbits improved to 11-3 overall and 5-1 in Big 12…

Scoreboard Friday, February 3rd

Scoreboard Friday, February 3rd

Scoreboard Friday, February 3rd USHL Sioux City 4, Stampede 1 NBA Detroit 116, Timberwolves 108 College Wrestling SDSU 20, Oklahoma 19 *Seth Gross pin in last match! Hastings 25, Northwestern 15 H.S. Wrestling Aberdeen 44, Brookings 16 College Softball Augustana 8, TX-Woman’s 3 *Vikes 4 HR’s Chico State 3, Augustana 2 USF 6, Montana St.-Billings 5 *Schifferle 4 hits Women’s Tennis…

Coaches Ready For Rivalry Game

USD and SDSU battle for first place on Saturday

  The Coyotes won the first game in Vermillion 65-62. Head coach Dawn Plitzuweit is hoping it’s close at the finish in Saturday’s rematch at Frost Arena with the winner taking sole possession of first polace in the Summit League with a 9-2 record. SDSU head coach Aaron Johnston is trying not to place too much importance on the rivalry…

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…