College Sports

Manuleleua Scores Twice To Lead Jacks Over Idaho State

SDSU Is 2-0 On The Year After 2-0 Win

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —   The Jackrabbit soccer team finished off a perfect weekend with a 2-0 victory over Idaho State Sunday, thanks to a pair of goals from Leah Manuleleua. Manuleleua led the offensive attack as her two scores came on a team-high six shots, while Marisa Schulz notched a pair of assists and Maya Hansen added another. In total, 16…

Coyotes Can’t Break Through In Loss To Utah State

USD Soccer Drops First Match Of The Season 1-0

VERMILLION, S.D.— The South Dakota Coyotes women’s soccer team was defeated by the Utah State Aggies by a score of 1-0 Sunday afternoon from First Bank and Trust Soccer Complex, dipping USD’s opening weekend mark to 1-1.   “Utah State is a good team,” South Dakota head coach Michael Thomas said. “I thought we played some of our best soccer…

Coyotes & Griz Opener Key To Both Teams Playoff Hopes

USD Hosts Montana Next Saturday At 1 PM

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  A week from today the University of South Dakota kicks off the 2019 season looking to return to the playoffs for the first time since Chris Streveler’s 2017 senior year. And as unlikely as it sounds, those playoff hopes may hinge on winning the season opener against Montana. Once the premier program in the FCS, Montana has…

Streveler’s Legs Help Winnipeg Run Past Edmonton In USD Alum’s First Start

Former Coyote Helps Blue Bombers Improve To 8-2

EDMONTON, ALBERTA  — Former Coyote Chris Streveler made the most of his first start of the season for Winnipeg in relief of injured Matt Nichols at Edmonton last night, helping the Blue Bombers improve to 8-2 with a 34-28 victory. Streveler did his best work running the ball, leading Winnipeg with 14 carries for 95 yards, including a six-yard touchdown…

Late Goal Lifts SDSU Past Utah State In Season Opener

Jacks Beat Aggies 1-0

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State women’s soccer used a staunch defensive effort and late-game heroics from Karlee Manding to move past Utah State in its 2019 season opener Friday, 1-0. After 88 minutes of scoreless play, an Aggie handball in the box set Manding up for a penalty kick with the clock winding down, and the sophomore delivered. SDSU…

Coyotes Start Fast En Route To Lid Lifting Win Over Idaho State

USD Women's Soccer Wins 2-0

VERMILLION, S.D.— The South Dakota Coyotes women’s soccer program started the 2019 campaign with a 2-0 victory over the Idaho State Bengals on Friday afternoon at First Bank and Trust Soccer Complex.   “With only one exhibition game, it’s rewarding to come out and see what the team has worked for,” South Dakota head coach Michael Thomas said.   Just…

Dawn Of A New Era At Quarterback For South Dakota State

J'Bore Gibbs Replaces Taryn Christion Under Center Next Thursday At Minnesota

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  As Taryn Christion re-wrote the South Dakota State record book last year, he had a shadow. “He was actually my mentor. I actually lived with him in the summer when I got here so I would go to him asking questions. Any time we had home games, any time the offense got of the field I would…

Harrisburg Alum Slaughter Joins Confident Coyote Volleyball Team

USD Coming Off First NCAA Tournament Appearance & Summit League Tournament Championship

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  The Coyote volleyball team finally broke the Denver block to win a Summit League Tournament Championship and make their first ever appearance in the NCAA Division One Tournament appearance. Now expectations are even higher as a familiar new face helps them reload. It was media day for the Coyotes down in Vermillion today followed by a practice. …

Augie Football Looks To Make Their Mark As Division Two Days Draw To A Close

Vikings Coming Off 7-4 Season

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  It was media day this afternoon for Augustana football and the rest of their fall sports as the question of when they’ll join former in-state rivals SDSU and USD in Division One continues to hang over head. Though nobody knows when Augustana will make the transition or what league football would end up in, the reality…

Smither Leads Defending Champion Jacks Into Soccer Season

Smither Leads Defending Champion Jacks Into Soccer Season

BROOKINGS, SD… Maggie Smither of Sioux Falls is the 2-time Summit League Goalie of the Year. She leads her team into the new season knowing there’s high expectations for a team that’s won back to back regular season conference titles. And having her on the field really gives her teammates extra confidence. Smither doesn’t mind the pressure that goes with…

Cougars Looking To Be Back in Post Season

Cougars Looking To Be Back in Post Season

SIOUX FALLS, SD… The USF football team went 7-4 last season and didn’t make the playoffs despite the great season from the offense and Gabe Watson in particular who rushed for almost 2,000 yards. And that is their goal in 2019, the return to the post season. Gabe Watson, USF All-American RB says: “It’s an expectation around here that we’re…

Marshall’s Lance to Start at QB for NDSU

Marshall's Lance to Start at QB for NDSU

FARGO, ND… The Bison have named their starting quarterback and it’s Marshall redshirt freshman Trey Lance.  Head coach Matt Entz told his team it would be the former Tiger but he also reminded them that the Bison are deep at the position. :”Unbelievably excited at the depth we have at that position. The last thing I left them with this…

2019 KDLT Sports Gridiron Preview

Get Ready For Kickoff As We Preview The 2019 College & Prep Football Season!

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Football is back and the KDLT Sports team is here to get you ready for kickoff with the 2019 Gridiron Preview!  We’re giving you features, analysis and insight on all our area college and prep teams that will get you set for another great year on the gridiron!  Click on the video viewers below to see…

Cimpl Hopes Youthful Dakota Wesleyan Keeps It Simple In 2019

Tigers Looking To Bounce Back After 2-9 Season

As the state amateur baseball tournament concludes the eyes of Mitchell start to turn toward footballs season with Dakota Wesleyan looking to bounce back from a rare down year. The Tigers open the season a week from Thursday night in Madison at Dakota State looking to end a three game losing streak against their arch rivals.  Last year’s 27-18 loss…

Jackrabbit Alums Zenner & Wieneke Find Endzone In Seperate Leagues

Former SDSU Teammates With Solid Saturday In NFL & CFL

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  A couple of former South Dakota State Jackrabbit football teammates had good nights in a pair of professional football leagues. Zach Zenner caught a five yard touchdown pass and ran three times for 17 yards in the Detroit Lions preseason loss at Houston. Meanwhile in the Canadian Football League Jake Wieneke had the best day of…

Confident Austin Simmons In Command Of Coyotes

Senior Enters Second Season As Starting Quarterback

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  The University of South Dakota kicks off year two with Austin Simmons under center two weeks from today when they host Montana. He certainly had big shoes to fill this time last year replacing Walter Payton Award runner up Chris Streveler and, for the most part, Simmons up to the task.  Austin threw for more than 3100…

USD Alum Chris Streveler To Start In Winnipeg After Injury To Matt Nichols

Started Four Games For Winnipeg Last Year

WINNIPEG, CANADA  —   As his former South Dakota Coyote team prepares to begin their second season without him, Chris Streveler is preparing to fill some big shoes in the CFL over the next couple of weeks with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Winnipeg starter Matt Nichols suffered a shoulder injury in this week’s game and will be out for what likely…

Jacks Stacked At Running Back

SDSU Will Lean On Stable Of RB's As New Quarterback Developes

BROOKINGS, S.D.  — Five years after graduating all-time leading rusher Zach Zenner, South Dakota State is poised to have it’s best rushing attack since his departure behind a deep and talented group of backs. The feature back is sophomore Pierre Strong, who ran for nearly 1200 yards and 11 touchdowns despite not becoming the starter until the 8th game of…

After Nearly Becoming Teammates Overseas Former Rivals Mooney & Daum Chase Pro Dreams

USD Alum Staying Stateside, SDSU Alum Going Abroad

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  It’s probably hard for the hardcore Jackrabbit and Coyote fans to imagine this-former rivals Matt Mooney and Mike Daum very nearly became professional teammates. As we showed you last night, Mooney is in town this week holding a hoops camp.  He and Daum have been talking more with each other as they’ve each pursued their professional…

Mooney Hopes to Make NBA in Memphis

Mooney Hopes to Make NBA in Memphis

SIOUX FALLS, SD….Matt Mooney wants kids to keep it simple. “The main thing is don’t work on all those crazy moves and stuff like that. In my redshirt year at South Dakota with Coach Hansen I worked on simple things. Just spot up shooting, shooting off one dribble, shooting off the move, working on my ball handling.” Mooney says. Which…