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LIVE AT THE FCS SEMIFINALS-Redemption & History At Stake For Jackrabbits

SDSU Plays In Second Consecutive FCS Semifinal

FARGO, N.D.  —  One year after an embarrassing 51-16 FCS Semifinal loss at James Madison, the SDSU football team has a chance for redemption against their arch rival as they take on NDSU in the FCS Semifinals.  Click on the video viewer to watch our pregame LIVE preview. Categories: College Sports, Colleges – South Dakota State, Sports, Sports Top Story…

LIVE AT THE FCS SEMIFINALS-SDSU Likely Playing In Front Of Largest TV Audience In Their History

FCS Semifinal Nationally Televised In Primetime On ESPN 2

FARGO, N.D.  —  South Dakota State will likely be playing in front of the largest television in audience in program history when they take on NDSU in the FCS Semifinals on ESPN 2 at 7 PM.  Click on the video viewer for our 6 PM live report with SDSU head coach John Stiegelmeier. Categories: College Sports, Colleges – South Dakota…

LIVE AT THE FCS SEMIFINALS-SDSU Fans Make Trek North Hoping To See History

Devoted Jackrabbit Fans Follow Team For FCS Semifinals

FARGO, N.D.  —  South Dakota State fans have suffered plenty of pain at the hands of their northern rivals in Fargo, losing each of their previous three playoff meetings in the FargoDome to North Dakota State (2012, 2014 and 2016). Despite the risk of more heart break, about a thousand or so hearty fans will make the trek north to…

Cleaning Up Mistakes In First NDSU Meeting A Must For SDSU In Rematch

Jacks Face Bison Tomorrow At 7 PM in FCS Semifinals

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  We’re less than 24 hours from the biggest game in South Dakota State football history and a second shot at North Dakota State in the FCS Semifinals. Their first meeting back on September 29th was the game of the FCS regular season with the teams trading leads several times before NDSU ultimately scored in the 4th to…

Jacks Falter In Upset Bid Of Oregon

For Second Time SDSU Women Fall Short Of Upsetting Top Ten Ranked Team

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  The Jackrabbit women’s basketball team gave 7th ranked Oregon all it could handle in Frost Arena before ultimately losing.  For plenty of other college teams in SDSU’s position, that would be enough. Moral victories aren’t something the Jackrabbits are into. SDSU led at half by five and led by as many as nine in the third, when…

Augustana Moving To Division One

Vikings Will Need To Secure Conference Membership

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  South Dakota will have a third division one program within the next decade. Augustana University plans to move it’s athletic program to the highest level of competition in the NCAA, formally announcing plans to move from Division Two to Division One in their strategic vision press release on Thursday night. The deadline for Augustana to withdraw from…

SOUND: Daum Leads SDSU in Record Breaking Game Against Savannah St.

BROOKINGS, S.D. —-South Dakota State is in its 116th season of men’s basketball, and on Tuesday night accomplished something it had never done, scoring 139 points in a dominant victory over Savannah State at Frost Arena. The Jackrabbits (9-3) broke team records in points, points in a half (90) and 3-pointers (23) in the 139-72 win with a quartet of…

HIGHLIGHTS: Coyotes Improve to .500 After Topping Bellevue

  VERMILLION, S.D. – A season-high 21 assists led to a season-best shooting percentage as the South Dakota men’s basketball team cruised past Bellevue 78-52 Wednesday night. The Coyotes shot 32-of-54 from the field for 59.3 percent.   Junior Cody Kelley, making his first start since Nov. 18, tallied a game-high 18 points as the Coyotes move to 5-5 on…

SOUND: Jacks WBB Face Tough Challenge with #7 Oregon

BROOKINGS, S.D. — For the first time in school history, the South Dakota State women’s basketball team will host its second consecutive ranked team when it plays No. 7 Oregon the friendly confines of Frost Arena Wednesday at 7 p.m. The Jacks (6-3) won their third consecutive game with an 80-71 victory over then-No. 21 Drake Dec. 8. Madison Guebert…

Stiegelmeier signs Five-Year Extension with SDSU

  BROOKINGS, S.D. — South Dakota State University and head football coach John Stiegelmeier have agreed to terms on a five-year contract extension that will keep the longtime Jackrabbit mentor on the sidelines through the 2023 season. “John has done an incredible job in building the Jackrabbit football program into one of the best in the Football Championship Subdivision year in and year…

USD’s Tyler Hagedorn to Redshirt Senior Season with Foot Injury

VERMILLION, S.D. – South Dakota head coach Todd Lee has announced senior Tyler Hagedorn will miss the 2018-19 season with his high-grade medial plantar fascia tear sustained prior to the season.   Hagedorn, who had hoped to return this season after the preseason injury, will look to play at 100 percent next season.   “After talking it over with Coach…

HIGHLIGHTS: Jacks Post 90 1st Half Points, Cruise by Savannah St.

BROOKINGS, S.D. — South Dakota State is in its 116th season of men’s basketball, and on Tuesday night accomplished something it had never done, scoring 139 points in a dominant victory over Savannah State at Frost Arena. The Jackrabbits (9-3) broke team records in points, points in a half (90) and 3-pointers (23) in the 139-72 win with a quartet of…

Christian Rozeboom Brings The Boom For SDSU’s Defense

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BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  He’s the man in the middle of everything at South Dakota State. In many ways Christian Rozeboom is used to that growing up in a football family where everyone went to Northwestern, with his dad and brother playing for the Red Raiders. “Yeah I definitely got beat up a little bit when I was little!  I got two…

NDSU Coach Chris Klieman Accepts Job At Kansas State

Will Remain As Bison Head Coach For Friday's Semifinal With SDSU

FARGO, N.D.  —  The South Dakota State football team plays at North Dakota State on Friday in the FCS Semifinals and they’ll be doing so against a Bison team whose head coach is leaving. Chris Klieman has accepted an offer to become the next head coach at Kansas State and will reportedly make $2.3 million dollars per year.  Klieman took…

Senior Leadership Helps Jacks Weather Storms & Kennesaw State

Sets Up Semifinal Rematch With NDSU

KENNESAW, GA  —  Through rain, wind and snow the South Dakota State football team has overcome a little bit of every thing this season and in their FCS Playoff run. After jumping out to a 20-3 lead in their FCS Quarterfinal yesterday at soggy Kennesaw State, the Jacks saw their lead sliced to three late in the fourth quarter.  But the…

Jackrabbits Down #21 Drake

SDSU Women Pull Upset 80-71

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  In a battle of mid-major powers, the South Dakota State women’s basketball team recorded an 80-71 win over No. 21 Drake Saturday afternoon in front of 1,711 fans at Frost Arena. Madison Guebert, one of four Jackrabbits scoring in double figures, led SDSU (6-3) with 21 points. Myah Selland added 16 points while Tagyn Larson and Sydney…