College Sports

Mooney’s Big Night Leads Coyotes Past ORU

Mooney's Big Night Leads Coyotes Past ORU

VERMILLION, S.D. – With five players in double-digit scoring and shooting 55.1 percent from the field, the South Dakota men’s basketball team topped Oral Roberts 82-70 Wednesday night inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. Matt Mooney led all scorers with 19 points while Tyler Hagedorn added 14 points and five rebounds as the Coyotes improve to 16-5 overall and 4-1…

Miller Leads Jacks past DWU

Miller Leads Jacks past DWU

BROOKINGS, SD…The South Dakota State women’s basketball team opened the third quarter with a 19-3 run and the Jackrabbits never looked back in recording a 76-63 nonconference win over Dakota Wesleyan Tuesday night before 1,430 fans in Frost Arena. Junior Macy Miller scored 10 of her game-high 23 points during the run, which gave the Jackrabbits a 54-42 lead. Senior…

Schlimgen to Retire at Mount Marty

Schlimgen to Retire at Mount Marty

YANKTON, SD — January 16, 2018 — After 44 total years of coaching and inspiring student-athletes, Mount Marty College (MMC) Women’s Head Basketball Coach Tom Schlimgen has announced he will retire after the 2017-18 academic year. In July, Associate Head Coach Todd Schlimgen will take over for Tom, who has led the Lancers women’s basketball team to incredible athletic and…

Northern Men now Ranked 8th in D-II

Northern Men now Ranked 8th in D-II

ABERDEEN, SD…The Northern men rolled to their 18th straight win Monday night, 111-73 over Presentation. The Wolves are now 19-1 for the season and ranked 8th in Division II. There were high expectations for Paul Sather’s team even before the season started. And a double OT loss at Arizona State just magnified the, which is fine with the head coach.

Larscheid Resigns as AD at Augustana

Larscheid Resigns as AD at Augustana

SIOUX FALLS, SD…Augustana University today announced that Slade Larscheid has decided to step down as director of athletics in order to spend more time with his family and pursue other opportunities. In announcing the news to the campus community, Augustana President Stephanie Herseth Sandlin thanked Larscheid for his vision and commitment. “Under Slade’s leadership, Augustana athletics has reached new heights,”…

Hoglund Reaches 1,000, Tigers Beat Midland

Hoglund Reaches 1,000, Tigers Beat Midland

MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 19 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team got off to a hot start Sunday afternoon and never trailed as they handled Midland University, 95-78 at the Corn Palace in Mitchell. The Tigers (16-6, 6-4 GPAC) jumped out to a 34-9 lead with 8:10 left in the first half following a Nygel Drury (Madison, Wis.) three-point…

Christensen Knows Every GPAC Game is Tough

Christensen Knows Every GPAC Game is Tough

MITCHELL, SD…The DWU women improved to 16-4 with a convincing 75-55 win over Midland Sunday at the Corn Palace. Jessica Mieras came off the bench to hit 9 of 12 field goals and lead the Tigers with 20 points. But Jason Christensen knows very well that each and every GPAC game is a challenge. And his team must be prepared…

SDSU “Lamb”astes Denver

Jackrabbit Men Win 94-72

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State men’s basketball never trailed en route to its seventh straight win Saturday, dominating the Denver Pioneers, 94-72, inside Frost Arena at the 26th annual Lamb Bonanza. Playing in front of 2,793 fans, the Jackrabbits (16-5, 4-0 Summit League) shot 54.4 percent in the game to keep its league record unblemished, hitting 12-of-27 from deep…

Macy Miller Leads Jackrabbits To Win At Oral Roberts

SDSU Women Win 77-70

TULSA, Okla.-The South Dakota State women’s basketball team remained undefeated with a 77-70 win at Oral Roberts in a Summit League game Saturday afternoon in front of 1,158 fans at the Mabee Center. The Jackrabbits, now 14-4 overall and 4-0 in league play, were led by Macy Miller’s game-high 26 points. The junior was 11 of 18 from the field…

Coyote Women Beat Fort Wayne By 42

USD Women Win 85-43

VERMILLION, S.D.–South Dakota freshman guard Chloe Lamb scored a career high 16 points to lead the Coyotes in an 85-43 rout of Fort Wayne on Saturday afternoon inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.   South Dakota (13-5, 4-0 Summit) earns its seventh-straight victory on the season and is one of two teams that remain undefeated in Summit League play.  …

Northern State Men Pull Away From Augie

Wolves Win 89-78

Aberdeen, S.D. – The No. 9 Northern State University men’s basketball team rolled to their 17th consecutive win on Saturday evening, defeating Augustana University 89-78. The Wolves are now 18-1 overall and 12-0 in league action, sitting atop both the overall and North Division standings.   Northern led 42-40 at the half, and notched another 47 points in the second…

Augustana Women Roll At Northern State

Vikings Respond From First Loss With 77-64 Road Win

ABERDEEN, S.D. — After stubbing their toe in a 75-64 road loss to MSU Moorhead on Friday night, the No. 11 Augustana women’s basketball regrouped and refocused as the Vikings earned a dominating 77-64 victory over No. 20 Northern State Saturday night inside Wachs Arena.   Augustana improves to 15-1 overall and 11-1 in the NSIC, while the Wolves drop…

Sioux Falls Slams Crookston In Doubleheader Sweep

Women Win 74-57, Men Win 68-56

WOMENS’ RECAP SIOUX FALLS, SD – With a career-high 29 points by Kaely Hummel, the University of Sioux Falls Women’s Basketball Team (11-5, 8-4 NSIC) rolled to a second straight NSIC victory with a 74-57 decision over Minnesota Crookston (3-12, 3-8 NSIC) on Saturday afternoon on Ron Eiesland Court at the Stewart Center. Hummel hit 12-of-25 shots, including 4-of-8 from…

Sioux Falls & Bemidji State Split Basketball Doubleheader

USF Women Win 63-43 But Men Fall 74-68

WOMEN’S RECAP SIOUX FALLS, SD – Led by 19 points from Mariah Szymanski and 15 from Augusta Thramer, the University of Sioux Falls Women’s Basketball Team (10-5, 7-4 NSIC) picked up a 63-43 NSIC decision over Bemidji State (4-10, 3-7 NSIC) on Friday night at the Stewart Center.   In just her second career start, Thramer had a career-high 15…

NCAA Grants SDSU’s Skyler Flatten 6th Year Of Eligibility

Clark Native To Play For Jackrabbits In 2018-19

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State’s Skyler Flatten was granted a sixth year of eligibility Friday from the NCAA. Flatten, who entered the 2017-18 season as a senior, is now eligible to return to the Jackrabbit basketball program for the 2018-19 season. “We are absolutely thrilled that Skyler will have another year with us,” head coach T.J. Otzelberger said. “He’s fought…

SDSU Men Alone Atop Summit After Grinding Out Win Over ORU

3-0 Jackrabbits Only Unbeaten In League

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  The South Dakota State mens’ basketball team stands alone atop the Summit League after a hard fought victory over Oral Roberts. The 2-0 Jacks got all they could handle from the 3-0 Golden Eagles, trailing by as many as nine in the first half.  They’d catch fire later and behind 27 points from Mike Daum and 24…

SDSU Men Alone Atop Summit After Win Over Oral Roberts

Jacks Beat Golden Eagles 78-75

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  The battle of unbeatens in Summit League play lived up to its billing Thursday night at Frost Arena, as South Dakota State claimed a 78-75 thriller over Oral Roberts in front of 2,221 fans. Winners of six straight, SDSU (15-5, 3-0 Summit League) shot 44.1 percent as a team and hit 10 3-pointers while sinking 16-of-19 free…

Coyote Men Bounce Back For Win In Fort Wayne

USD Regroups From First Summit Loss With 68-58 Win Over Mastodons

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – A double-double from Tyler Hagedorn and four players in double-figure scoring helped the South Dakota men’s basketball team to a 68-58 victory Thursday night at Fort Wayne. The Coyotes have now won three-straight games against Fort Wayne and two-straight inside the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.   Trey Burch-Manning, Tyler Peterson and Hagedorn all tallied a…

Jackrabbit Women Rally At Denver

SDSU Stays Perfect In Summit League With 69-58 Win

DENVER, CO-South Dakota State juniors Macy Miller and Madison Guebert each scored 18 points to lead the Jackrabbits to a 69-58 Summit League win at Denver in front of 481 fans at Hamilton Gymnasium. Miller added seven rebounds and three assists while Guebert sank four 3-pointers. Freshman Myah Selland added nine points, grabbed a career- and game-high 11 rebounds and…