Author: Zach Borg

Augustana Wins 8th Straight During Doubleheader Split With Mary

Vikings Take Opener 11-1 But Lose Second Game 8-1

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Augustana baseball team won their 8th straight game in the first half of a doubleheader with Mary on Sunday afternoon at Ronken Field in Sioux Falls. The Vikings took the first game 11-1 to improve to 15-5 overall and 8-0 in the NSIC.  Sam Baier went 2-3 with a 3-RBI double and two runs scored. …

Beazley’s Blasts Boosts SDSU At Oral Roberts

SDSU Evens Series With 2-1 Win

TULSA, Okla. – Drew Beazley led off the top of the ninth inning with a home run, lifting South Dakota State to a 2-1 victory over Oral Roberts in the middle game of a three-game Summit League baseball series Saturday afternoon at J.L. Johnson Stadium. In evening the series at a game apiece, the Jackrabbits improved to 10-10 overall and…

USD Season Comes To An End

USD loses to Clemson 79-66

STARKVILLE, MS— The USD Coyotes lost to Clemson 79-66 Friday night. Still, the Coyotes had a great season finishing in the AP Top 25 for the first time in school history, and getting the first at-large bid for the NCAA Tournament in school history. Categories: College Sports, Colleges – South Dakota, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: KDLT Sports, USD Womens…

USD Coach Brings Her Kids Along For The Ride

USD Head Coach Dawn Plitzuweit brought her kids with her for the NCAA Tournament

STARKVILLE, MS— It doesn’t take much arm twisting to get a kid out of school during March. So you can imagine how fun it is for USD head coach Dawn Plitzuweit’s kids, AJ and Lexi, to follow their mom on the road at the NCAA Tournament. “Well I mean I’m not trying to go to school the whole month of…

USD Top Scorer Ready For Clemson

USD Ciara Duffy is healthy and prepared for Clemson

STARKVILLE, MS—Well as it snows on the Jackrabbits up north in Syracuse, it’s nothing but blue skies and 60-degree temps for the Coyotes on NCAA Tournament game day in Starkville against Clemson. But for USD to continue to have a sunny outlook after this game it’s going to likely depend on how their leading scorer, Ciara Duffy, performs. The Rapid…

Coyotes Focused Yet Still Finding Fun At NCAA Tournament

USD Revels In First Tournament Appearance In Five Years

STARKVILLE, MISS  —  Yes, the South Dakota women’s basketball team is getting down to the business of preparing for their NCAA Tournament first round game with Clemson during their first practice today. Yet if you think nerves are starting to set in, this really isn’t that kind of team. From pictures to talk about a wild bus driver, the Coyotes…

The Coyotes Are Ready for Clemson

SDSU speaks about match-up with Clemson at practice today

STARKVILLE, MISS.— Welcome to Humphrey Coliseum on the campus of Mississippi State University, sight of the first two rounds of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament, and the place where the University of South Dakota will play their second game in Division One at the NCAA Tournament tomorrow night against Clemson at 6 o’clock. Now none of the players were around during…

Scoreboard Sunday, March 17th

Scores For Sunday, March 17, 2019

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  SCOREBOARD FOR SUNDAY, MARHC 17TH, 2019 NHL NY Islanders 3, Wild 2 (*OT) USHL Fargo 3, Stampede 2 (*Final In Shootout) NBA G-League Memphis 116, Skyforce 101 H.S. Boys’ Hockey State Championship @ Fort Pierre SF Flyers 4, Rushmore 1 College Baseball SDSU 7, Western Illinois 4 Augustana 13, Bemidji State 1 College Softball Creighton 1,…

Flyers Complete Perfect Season With Championship Win Over Rushmore

Sioux Falls Takes Boys' Hockey State Title 4-1

FORT PIERRE, S.D.  —  One year ago today the Sioux Falls Flyers lost the boys’ state hockey championship game to Rushmore. They have yet to lose since then. The Flyers got their revenge, in the process capping off a 19-0-2 season, with a 4-1 victory over Rushmore in the State Championship Game in Fort Pierre on Sunday afternoon. Sioux Falls…

Clark/Willow Lake Finally Has Its State Basketball Championship

Special Team Helps Cyclones Break Through

ABERDEEN, S.D.  —  Clark/Willow Lake has never been short on talent and great boys basketball team. And after last night they aren’t short on something else. State championships! The Cyclones beat DeSmet 49-41 in the State B Championship last night to claim their first ever title.  With alums like Skyler Flatten the Cyclones have had chances before, most notably last…

Tea Sends Nine Seniors & Coach Out On High Note

Titans Win Second State A Boys' Basketball Title In Three Years

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Winning a state championship is nothing new to the Tea boys’ basketball team. Last night’s 68-57 win over Sioux Falls Christian is their second State A title in the last three years.  This one was more special since it was the final game for nine outgoing seniors as well as coach Chris Fechner, who is stepping…

Winner Adds Girls’ Basketball Championship To Packed Trophy Case

Warriors Claimed First Ever State A Basketball Title

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Even though the community of Winner is no stranger to state championships, last night they saw their first girls’ basketball championship as the Warriors beat West Central 60-53 to claim the State A crown. The Warrior football program has won seven state titles, four under current head coach Dan Aaker. Larry Aaker coaches the girls, and is…

Jackrabbit Men Draw Nationally Televised Game With Texas In NIT

SDSU Heading To Austin On Tuesday

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  For the first time since 2015, the Jackrabbit men’s basketball team did not hear their name called in the NCAA Tournament Selection Show. Instead, as they did that season, SDSU waited to see who they’d play in the NIT. The Jackrabbits draw a #7 seed in the 32 team tournament and will face the Texas Longhorns on…

Former Coyotes Matt Mooney & Craig Smith Make NCAA Tournament

Ex-USD Player & Coach Make Big Dance With New Teams

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Though the Rushmore State doesn’t have a team in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, there are a couple of former South Dakota Coyotes that will get a chance to dance. Former USD guard Matt Mooney and Texas Tech are a 3 seed and will face Northern Kentucky in Tulsa on Friday.  Former Coyote head coach Craig…

Skyforce Lose 10th Straight & End Home Schedule With Loss To Memphis

Sioux Falls Eliminated From Playoff Contention After 116-101 Loss

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The Memphis Hustle (27-21) handed the Sioux Falls Skyforce (23-24) their 10th-straight loss on Sunday afternoon by a final score of 116-101 at the Sanford Pentagon. The Force have now lost 14-of-15 games, and were mathematically eliminated from playoff contention in the defeat.   The Force were able to jump out to an early 19-15 lead…

Storm Continue Strong Start In Bismarck

Sioux Falls Improves To 3-0 With 52-18 Win

BISMARCK, N.D. – The Sioux Falls Storm moved to 3-0 after a 52-18 win over the Bismarck Bucks on Saturday, March 16.   The first quarter was dominated by the Storm after accumulating a 24-0 lead. The first score was a 13-yard field goal by Miles Bergner, then a 10-yard quarterback keeper by Lorenzo Brown, then a pick six by…

Jackrabbit & Coyote Women Want To See Each Other Both Make NCAA Tournament Field

Selection Show Tomorrow

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The NCAA Women’s basketball tournament will be announced tomorrow and it’s expected to be an historic day for the state of South Dakota and the Summit League with both the Jackrabbits and Coyotes expecting to hear their names called. SDSU knows that they’re in by virtue of winning the automatic bid in their 83-71 Summit League…