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GRIDIRON GREATNESS-Week 7 (10-13-19)

The Best Sights, Sounds & Moments From The Week In Local Prep & College Football!

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Though Mother Nature gave us our first true taste of winter with wind and snow, the best prep and college football players in South Dakota, Northwest Iowa and Southwest Minnesota proved invincible to all conditions! Here’s a look back at the best sights, sounds and moments from week seven in Gridiron Greatness! Categories: College Sports, Football…

Augie Soccer Runs Unbeaten Streak To Nine With Victory Over Upper Iowa

Vikings Win 2-0

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Augustana women’s soccer team (9-1-1) controlled all 90 minutes of soccer on Sunday when it defeated the Peacocks of Upper Iowa (2-6-3) 2-0. Augustana got off to a fast start offensively as it scored just eight minutes into the match. Senior midfielder Peyton Stenzel sent a corner kick off the foot of Morgan Keirstead who…

Jackrabbits Spike UND

SDSU Wins Sunday Matinee 3-1

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  The South Dakota State women’s volleyball team defeated North Dakota, 3-1 (25-17, 15-25, 25-22, 25-22), on Sunday afternoon at Frost Arena. The Jackrabbits improved to 5-13 overall and 2-4 in Summit League play, while the Fighting Hawks fell to 9-10 overall with a 1-4 mark in Summit League action. “I’m really happy with how we played in…

Goedert & Gerry Enjoy Playing In Front Of Hometown Friends & Family

South Dakota Natives Hit The Field For Eagles At Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS, MN  — Though it certainly wasn’t the outcome they wanted, South Dakota natives Dallas Goedert and Nate Gerry had solid games for the Philadelphia Eagles in their 38-20 loss at the Minnesota Vikings. Sioux Falls native and Washington alum Gerry had six tackles, four of which were solo.  Britton native & SDSU alum Goedert hauled in five passes for 48 yards….

Dakota State’s Fast Start Fades In Loss To 14th Ranked Dickinson State

Trojans Fall 31-14

MADISON, S.D. – Dakota State (S.D.) earned a 14-6 edge after the first quarter over NAIA’s nationally-ranked Dickinson State (N.D.) in the Dacotah Bank/North Star Athletic Association football contest at Trojan Field Sunday, a game that was postponed due to the recent winter storm that impacted travel conditions in the Upper Midwest region.  The Blue Hawks shut down the Trojans…

Gibbs Poise Impresses In Jackrabbits Comeback Win

Freshman Shakes Off Slow Start To Help Lead 38-28 Victory

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State had a dominant second half last night to post their most impressive win of the season 38-28 at Youngstown State. Down 14-3 at half, SDSU’s defense helped ignite the comeback with a pick six from Don Gardner, the first of two takeaways. J’Bore Gibbs did the rest on offense. After a rough first half…

Gibbs & Jacks Comeback For Big Win At Youngstown State

3rd Ranked SDSU Rallies From Eleven Down To Win 38-28

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Third-ranked South Dakota State scored 35 points in the second half, overcoming a sluggish start to defeat Youngstown State, 38-28, Saturday night at Stambaugh Stadium. The Jackrabbits improved to 5-1 overall and 2-0 in the Missouri Valley Football Conference. YSU, ranked 17th by the Football Championship Subdivision coaches and 19th in the STATS FCS media poll, lost…

Coyotes Bear Down On Missouri State

USD Picks Up Third Straight Victory With 45-10 Road Win

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.—South Dakota quarterback Austin Simmons threw four touchdowns while the Coyote defense forced four turnovers in a 45-10 blitzing of Missouri State Saturday at Plaster Stadium.   It was the third win in a row for South Dakota (3-3) which improved to 2-0 in Valley play. It also marked the first win by the road team in six games…

Red Raiders Run Over Defenders

Northwestern Defeats Dordt 35-6

ORANGE CITY, IA  —  Tyson Kooima ran for 125 yards and a pair of scores while Jacob Kalogonis added 104 rushing yards and a touchdown to lead the Northwestern Red Raiders to a 35-6 victory at Dordt on a snowy Saturday afternoon in Sioux Center. Kooima also passed for 164 yards and two scores as the 8th-ranked team in NAIA…

Cougars Crush Crookston in Grand Forks

USF Wins 52-14

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Senior quarterback Caden Walters accounted for five TDs and the nation’s second-rated defense had another dominating effort as the University of Sioux Falls Football Team (4-2, 4-2 NSIC) won for the second straight game with a 52-14 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference victory over Minnesota Crookston Saturday (Oct. 12) at the Alerus Center. With the game moved indoors due to snow and high wind,…

Mankato Survives Blizzard & Northern State

Wolves Fall 39-7

ABERDEEN, S.D.  —  Shane Zylstra hauled in seven passes for 163 yards and a pair of touchdowns to lead third-ranked MSU-Mankato to a 39-7 win at Northern State in blizzard conditions in Aberdeen on Saturday afternoon.  Click on the video viewer for highlights! Categories: College Sports, Colleges – Northern State, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: College Football, MSU-Mankato Mavericks, Northern…

Tough GPAC Prepares Teams For Volleyball Post Season

Tough GPAC Prepares Teams For Volleyball Post Season

ORANGE CITY, IA… The Northwestern Red Raiders know what it’s all about to make the NAIA National Volleyball Tournament in Sioux City. It’s become an almost annual event for Kyle VandenBosch and his team. But he knows that playing in the very tough GPAC makes all of the teams that advance much more prepared than most any teams in the…

“Fair Pay to Play” Might Be Coming to Minnesota Universities

Minnesota House Representative Nolan West plans to introduce the bill

VERMILLION, SD—You can call it a snow-ball effect. California lawmakers recently passed the “Fair  Pay to Play Act” allowing college athletes there to make money off their likeness, and now more states are aiming to follow suit. Minnesota is one of the states ready to introduce a similar bill. “It’s kind of ridiculous that the people generating the income aren’t…

#2 Red Raiders Beat Briar Cliff to Remain Unbeaten in Volleyball

#2 Red Raiders Beat Briar Cliff to Remain Unbeaten in Volleyball

ORANGE CITY, IA… The Red Raiders of Northwestern are having another outstanding season in volleyball, which is nothing new to head coach Kyle Vanden Bosch who makes the NAIA national tournament in Sioux City with regularity. But this year has been extra special for sure. Wednesday night they hosted Briar Cliff and beat the Chargers 3-1. And with the win…

Winning Means Big Expectations for USD Volleyball Team

Winning Means Big Expectations for USD Volleyball Team

VERMILLION, SD…. Last year’s success has carried over for Leanne Williamson’s USD volleyball team as they have started the season 16-1 after Tuesday night’s sweep at Frost Arena over arch-rival SDSU. The type season they had last year and winning the Summit League title on Denver’s home floor has raised the bar for this team and what they now expect…

Coyotes Sweep Jacks at Frost Arena for 13th Straight Win

Coyotes Sweep Jacks at Frost Arena for 13th Straight Win

USD Recap BROOKINGS, S.D. – South Dakota closed out its three match in five-day stretch with a sweep over in-state rival South Dakota State on Tuesday at Frost Arena. The Coyotes (16-1) remained unbeaten in Summit League play at 5-0 with the 25-16, 25-15, 25-16 victory, the eighth in a row in the series against the Jackrabbits. “This was a…

Frick and Family Leading DWU Volleyball to Great Season

Frick and Family Leading DWU Volleyball to Great Season

MITCHELL, SD…For Yankton native Rebecca Frick, her family is always front and center. “Yup my family, they come to every game, especially with this year being my last year,” said Rebecca Frick, Dakota Wesleyan outside-hitter. “We went to Florida, they went to Florida. We went to William Penn, which was like 6 hours away, they drove the whole way.” “It’s…

SDSU Swamps UND In Second Half For Seventh Straight Win

Jacks Win On Sunday 3-0

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State women’s soccer opened Summit League play with a 3-0 victory Sunday, taking down North Dakota at Fishback Soccer Park. SDSU (9-3, 1-0 Summit League) has won seven-straight contests and saw three different Jackrabbits find the net: Maya Hansen, Carina McLennan and Sunniva Dunagan. Gabby Vivier-Hannay and Leah Manuleleua added assists in the win, as…